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June 26, 2018 - 8:48 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former longtime Erie County Sheriff Tom Higgins has died at the age of 88. Congressman Brian Higgins said the former Sheriff was a close friend and a terrific guy. "He skydived out of a plane at age 83, played hand ball 3 days a week and at 88, he earned a Master's degree in...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Just days after he was selected first overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2018 NHL Draft, Defenseman Rasmus Dahlin joined WBEN's Susan Rose and Brian Mazurowski live in studio. Dahlin was asked about everything spending time in Buffalo to Swedish Fish. Here are some of the...
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Visit Buffalo Niagara
June 24, 2018 - 12:01 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A nine-day road rally for vintage cars is rolling 2,300 miles across New York and New England, with dozens of drivers competing for $150,000 in prizes. The 35th annual Hemmings Motor News Great Race revved up Saturday at the Pierce-Arrow Museum in Buffalo, with more than...
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Shakespeare in Delaware Park
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Shakespeare in Delaware Park opens it's 43rd season of free professional outdoor theater Thursday evening. The season begins with King Lear, fondly referred to by Managing Director Lisa Ludwig as the "original Game of Thrones". SDP's 2nd production of the season will be the...
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BUFFALO, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo police are investigating a death that occurred in police custody on Tuesday night. Police say the incident happened just after 9:00 Tuesday night at North Oak and Tupper while officers conducted a traffic stop. Police say during the stop, a male driver ingested a bag of...
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Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2018 - 4:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police will announce a new, 100-day initiative called "BPD NET" to help battle crime in the City of Buffalo. BPD NET is short for Buffalo Police Department Neighborhood Engagement Team. Its purpose is to take community police officers and have them engage block clubs...
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June 17, 2018 - 5:30 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Forecasters are warning about poor air quality across Western New York Father's Day with heat and high humidity combining and leading to potentially oppressive conditions. An Air Quality Alert has been posted for the region. AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT...
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Construction on Main Street between Scott and Exchange (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 14, 2018 - 3:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The next phase of construction will begin in July to restore traffic onto Main Street. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced on Thursday that construction will begin on Lower Main Street, between Exchange and Scott Streetsm in the coming weeks and is expected to be finished in...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo's running community and business community come together Thursday evening for the 38th annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge in Delaware Park. A record crowd will be inattendance. More than 14,100 runners from 391 Western New York companies have entered. This marks a...
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