Amherst

February 03, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Multiple fire companies responded to a fire at the Boulevard Towers Apartment Complex on Meyer Rd. Sunday morning. Amherst Police arrived at the scene, saw smoke and evacuated the residents. One of the residents was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban for evaluation due to smoke...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An Amherst man has been charged with one count of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a Class “A-II” felony, and one count of Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child, a Class “B” violent felony. The Erie County DA's office says 65 year old Anthony Mendola sexually abused a...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
November 20, 2018 - 12:58 pm
Williamsville, N.Y. (WBEN) - Standing along Sheridan Drive with wet snow coming down, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was having a tough time hearing over the traffic noise as reporters asked questions about his concerns at the U.S. Post Office branch on Sheridan near Essjay. The constant roar of...
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Josh Walsh, 17, of the Rochester area was reported missing by Amherst Police. September 21, 2018 (Photo via Amherst Police)
September 22, 2018 - 5:54 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Amherst Police found the missing 17-year-old from the Rochester area on Saturday morning. In a press release, officials said they were looking for John Walsh, who was last seen at the Northtown Center at 1615 Amherst Manor for a hockey event. [AMHERST POLICE, NY> -- CANCEL...
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Mike Baggerman
July 10, 2018 - 12:19 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Amherst Police euthanized the black bear which traveled throughout the town over the last two weeks on Monday evening. Amherst Police Captain James McNamara said that the bear was moving around freely for several days, though it was struck by a car on the 990 on June 28 and...
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Tom Puckett
July 09, 2018 - 3:14 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say a black bear sighting has happened again Monday. Police say the bear sighting was reported in the Klein and Youngs area Monday morning. Police say if you spot the bear, call 911 and report the location, but don't approach the bear.
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June 22, 2018 - 6:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - New bear sightings in North Tonawanda Friday. It's an indication that the black bear, originally spotted in Amherst, is on the move. The sighting came from Nash Rd in North Tonawanda. "When bears are sighted in areas that they don't frequent, they are using migrating from one...
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Tom Puckett
June 21, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Amherst, NY (WBEN) Amherst Police say a black bear was spotted in the area of Smith near Transit around 10:30 Thursday morning. Police say the bear was last seen in the area of the Ransom Oaks Neighborhood. If a bear is sighted you're asked to contact police to report the location. Police offer...
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May 12, 2018 - 7:15 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - Amherst Police are investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian on Saturday. Police said Jennifer Duffin, 41, of Amherst was struck by a 2007 Pontiac while crossing the road in the 2000 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard. The male, a 22-year-old from Rochester, struck...
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USA Today
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Amherst Police currently looking in to a large brawl that broke out Saturday night at Chuck E. Cheese. The fight happened around 8:00PM at the Harlem Road Chuck E. Cheese A video obtained by WKBW-TV shows the brawl, which appears to see numerous adults wildly swinging at each...
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