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July 12, 2018 - 5:26 pm
ATLANTA (AP) - Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday. Police responded early...
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Tom Puckett
July 12, 2018 - 4:57 pm
New York (WBEN/AP) - A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it's a bad time to face corruption charges. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a...
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Tom Puckett
July 12, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Machias, NY (WBEN) A man running cable lines was electrocuted Wednesday afternoon in Cattaraugus County. State Police say it happened on Block Rd. in Yorkshire. Troopers say Delevan EMS was on scene and performing CPR on the victim, James R. Fogg, 39, of Fairfield, Maine. An investigation revealed...
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J. Carroll Becker on July 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 12, 2018 - 3:32 pm
**WARNING: CONTENT MAY BE DISTURBING** BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Jane Carroll Becker is the newest victim to speak out following alleged clergy sexual abuse. Becker, who was born in 1950 and currently lives in Grand Island, said that she was five years old when she was allegedly raped by Sister...
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Matt Moran
July 12, 2018 - 1:41 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senator Tim Kennedy announced 110,000 dollars for Martin Luther King Jr Park. It will be focused on rehabilitating the cottage garden within the park on Buffalo's east side. Stephanie Crockatt, Executive Director of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, says this comes at a...
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July 12, 2018 - 7:41 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Milton, Georgia publicly released the police report associated with the incident at LeSean McCoy's home. The report cites an armed robbery and aggravated assault at McCoy's at approximately 3:18 a.m. on Tuesday. Two of the residents were physically assaulted but had...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
July 12, 2018 - 7:16 am
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is touting state investments in downtown revitalization in two upstate communities. The Democrat on Wednesday announced projects to upgrade and improve the downtown areas in Watertown and Batavia. Both communities won $10 million each in a...
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Matt Moran
July 12, 2018 - 5:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation held a public meeting seeking input on Buffalo Outer Harbor Projects. Three sites on the outer harbor include the Buffalo River Marina, Wilkenson Pointe to Bell Slip and the Terminal B building were shown to the members of the...
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Randy Bushover
July 12, 2018 - 4:39 am
There are two big Buffalo residential projects up for review by the Buffalo Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Business First reports they are Ciminelli Real Estate Corp.’s West End 20-unit townhouse project in Waterfront Village and Uniland Development Co.’s Gates Circle project, which...
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