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August 18, 2018 - 5:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's a wet start to your Saturday morning in Western New York. The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in Northeastern Erie County, Southern Niagara County, Southern Orleans County,Genesee County in western New York...
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August 17, 2018 - 10:52 pm
CLEVELAND (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo quarterback AJ McCarron sustained a potentially serious shoulder injury, throwing the Bills' quarterback situation into total disarray, during a 19-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night. McCarron, who signed with Buffalo as a free agent for a chance to start...
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August 17, 2018 - 4:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a bank robbery at an M&T Branch located on Main Street. At around 11:15 a.m. this morning, police say a female demanded money from a teller and made off with an undisclosed amount of money. Anyone with information is asked to call the...
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August 17, 2018 - 1:35 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Patrick Gallivan announced that he will not be a candidate for the 27th congressional district. Gallivan released the following statement on Friday afternoon: “It is my great honor and privilege to represent the citizens of the 59th Senate District who have entrusted...
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August 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was sentenced to nine months in jail after pleading guilty in June to grand larceny. James Jones III, 31, was given $28,966 while working as an investment banker in 2015 which he was support to invest on behalf of his aunt and her husband. Despite several...
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August 17, 2018 - 12:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo said his comments earlier this week about America not being great were "inartful" and that he believes the country "has always been great". In a conference call with reporters, the governor said that his family is evidence of American greatness. Cuomo...
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August 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have identified the man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie in western New York earlier this week. Police in the Erie County town of Hamburg on Friday identified the man as 61-year-old Jeffrey Biehler, of Hamburg. Officials say police responded to a town beach...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - It will be the biggest show of the summer in Western New York when Jay-Z and Beyonce bring their tour to New Era Field this Saturday. What can you expect if you're heading in? First, expect to see a stage as big as the names that are on it. "They've been working on the...
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August 17, 2018 - 11:20 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - What happened to Summer? Friday marks the last big Canalside concert of the season. It's mid-August, but the transition to Fall and Winter is already beginning. The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and Lowest of the Low take the stage Friday. It's the 10th ticketed concert and caps a...
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