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11 Day Power Play Faceoff
July 05, 2019 - 4:55 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The puck has dropped and play is underway at Harbor Center to kick off the 11 Day Power Play , which has quickly become a staple fundraiser for cancer research right here in Western New York. First puck drop of the #11DPP Community Shift. Team Simpsons versus the Benchmark Turnkey...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - There's new turf at New Era Field in Orchard Park, but it's the old playing surface that's still the subject of some controversy. The old turf was sold in an online auction by Erie County, something that caught legislator Joe Lorigo by surprise. "Nobody in the Legislature...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have announced the names of the victims of the three homicides over the weekend. The latest victim of a homicide in the city is 27-year-old Joshua Jalovick, who was shot in the first block of Freund Street near East Delavan on Tuesday. Police also said that 16-...
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Brendan Keany
July 02, 2019 - 4:31 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Western New Yorkers will have the opportunity to see something that hasn't happened in more than 100 years this 4th of July weekend, as Buffalo is hosting the arrival of 12 tall ships at Canalside and the Erie Basin Marina. The ships will be coming from around the...
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(WBEN) - In the week since David Bellavia was presented the Medal of Honor, he has been put on a whirlwind tour in New York City. It turns out it's not over yet. "We're going to be doing a bunch of local media," Bellavia told WBEN. "We're going to ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange...
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Tom Puckett
July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As the summer temperatures increase, police usually have to deal with an uptick in crime. Whether or not it's related to the season or weather, there has been a series of deadly and violent shootings in the city in recent days. RELATED : Another incident of gun violence on...
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Brendan Keany
July 01, 2019 - 7:44 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN-Brendan Keany) - As all nine school board positions were up for election this year, which is something that hasn't happened in the last 15 years, the nine members, both new and old, were sworn in Monday evening at the Common Council Chambers in City Hall. The Buffalo Board of...
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John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, the two stars of A Quiet Place. USA Today Photo
Mike Baggerman
July 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Actor John Krasinski’s latest movie project, A Quiet Place 2, will begin filming later this month with areas around Buffalo and Western New York serving as the backdrop in several of the scenes. But this region was never initially thought of as the filming location. The...
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June 29, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police say a 16 year old Buffalo male was was shot and killed Friday night on Oakmont Avenue. The victim was transported to ECMC with serious injuries and later declared deceased. Police say the incident happened just after 7:30pm Friday night in the 200 block of...
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One Seneca Tower on May 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
June 26, 2019 - 10:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The tallest building in Buffalo keeps filling space inside under the eye of developer Douglas Jemal. Buffalo Business First reports that M&T Bank has selected One Seneca Tower as the location of a technology hub that will house 1,000 workers. The jobs are said to include...
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