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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are looking in to whether a burned-out vehicle in the city's Black Rock neighborhood is related to a three-year-old boy, who was discovered sleeping on the porch of a home on Potomac Avenue. Police say that human remains were found inside the vehicle on the 100...
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Brendan Keany
September 16, 2019 - 8:26 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Monday night, the finalists for "Aim for the Sky: Competition to Re-Imagine the Buffalo Skyway Corridor" were announced. From approximately 100 submissions, the final nine plans were unveiled at a session Monday evening and the winner will be announced Tuesday following LIVE...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 13, 2019 - 2:17 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Exactly one year following the shooting death of Pito Rivera , the family has filed a lawsuit against Buffalo Police and the two individual officers involved in Rivera's death. Pito Rivera was shot by police on September 12, 2018, and no charges were filed by the district attorney'...
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(WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Rochester has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Filing was made Thursday morning in US Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. It comes as the Diocese faces nearly 50 sex abuse lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Diocese of Rochester Bankrupptcy Filing Diocese of...
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Brendan Keany
September 11, 2019 - 8:11 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Wednesday evening, Imagine LaSalle held its first workshop since the reveal of the conceptual redesign project in May. The team encouraged families to bring their children to the workshop to share their ideas of what kinds of elements should be considered for the re-imagined...
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(WBEN) - A Southtowns Priest has become the latest clergy member to publicly ask for the resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone. Rev. Gene Ulrich of the Church of the Annunciation in Elma sent a letter to the Bishop asking him to offer his resignation. Ulrich said that he issued both an in...
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Tim Wenger
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Diocese of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is facing new internal pressure to resign from the position following the latest wave of scandal to hit the Church. Rev. Robert Zilliox of St. Mary’s of Swormville has drafted a petition that is circulating among clergy that asks both...
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Brian Mazurowski
September 06, 2019 - 11:05 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - There's a new push to change the speed limit on the Scajaquada, this time in the opposite direction. Former Erie County Executive Joel Giambra is spearheading a petition to change the speed limit on Route 198 to 55MPH. "I use that corridor often," Giambra told WBEN. "I've yet...
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Jeffrey Calhoun leaves court after pleading not guilty to hate crimes. September 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Lockport man was charged with multiple hate crimes after he allegedly pulled a gun on a woman after a car accident in July. Jeffrey Calhoun was charged with unlawful imprisonment and second degree menacing, both of which were deemed hate crimes. He was also charged with...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
August 30, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins and State Senator Tim Kennedy held a joint press conference in the Old First Ward on Friday morning to announce a major investment into the Ohio Street Lift Bridge. Congressman Brian Higgins and State Senator Tim Kennedy are announcing a new investment of...
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