Chris Jacobs

The cashless toll gantry beyond the South Grand Island Bridge on the 190-N (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Grand Island residents have discrepancies in their E-Z Pass statements and were charged more than 20 times the nine cents it should cost residents to cross the bridge. Jim Marinello is one of those residents. He showed us his E-Z Pass statement which showed dozens...
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Brendan Keany
February 07, 2019 - 1:19 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The UB School of Pharmacy has been awarded a grant of thousands of Deterra Drug Deactivation systems, that they, in collaboration with Chris Jacobs, will distribute throughout Western New York. These systems are basically a pouch that contain a charcoal based...
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DL&W Terminal. 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
December 20, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The redevelopment of Buffalo's DL&W terminal is similar to what you're hearing with a lot of developments at or near Canalside: mixed-use. The terminal, which was built in 1917, was used as a passenger and goods transfer point with water taxis, passenger ships, trolleys,...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Mike Baggerman
December 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – We’re still well away from the 2019 election but one of the top races on the local front that will be highlighted include the election for Erie County Executive. Last week, Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, who planned to run against incumbent county executive Mark...
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Tonawanda Coke. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
September 11, 2018 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Judge Willam Skretny ruled a hearing on whether Tonawanda Coke violated probation will take place on Friday. Some area leaders say they're glad it's happening sooner rather than later. State Senator Chris Jacobs says Skretny will likely determine whether Tonawanda Coke violated...
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Tonawanda Coke (WKBW Photo)
Matt Moran
September 05, 2018 - 5:00 am
As Tonawanda Coke battles in Federal Court for emitting dangerous toxins into the air. Many already know what they want to happen. Jackie James-Creedon has been a community activist for the last 15 years. "We as a community do not trust them," James-Creedon said. "We want them to shut down their...
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Candidates ushered behind closed doors to meet with county GOP leaders in NY27. August 21, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Republican hopefuls for the spot on the ballot in November for New York's 27th congressional district are meeting Tuesday at Batavia Downs Casinos with chairs representing counties in the district. Each interview will last about 30 minutes with nine candidates scheduled to be...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 01, 2018 - 6:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Local lawmakers in Buffalo on Thursday advocated for New York State historic tax credits. Assemblyman Sean Ryan, joined by State Senators Chris Jacobs and Tim Kennedy, are calling on Governor Cuomo to re-authorize the state historic tax credits because of their effect on the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
January 19, 2018 - 2:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Cuomo again proposed term limits in his State of the State address earlier this months, drawing praise from State Senator Chris Jacobs, who campaigned on the issue of term limits. "I believe term limits go to the core with what ails Albany," Jacobs said. "Albany, in...
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Tom Puckett
January 10, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Senator Chris Jacobs says he was surprised to learn only public schools were required to report claims of sexual abuse by teachers after reading the Nichols report on decades of inappropriate relationships between teachers and students. “I have no idea why private schools...
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