Craig Lehner

Outside the Buffalo Police K-9 Training Facility, a memorial for Craig Lehner (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 07, 2018 - 3:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Police Department's K-9 Training Facility next to Conway Park on Louisiana Street will be renamed in honor of fallen police officer Craig Lehner. Lehner died last October during a training mission with Buffalo Police's underwater rescue team. A manhunt for Lehner...
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A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Accusations of negligence, recklessness, and carelessness by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department highlight the notice of claim filed last month by Donna Wilson, the sister of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. The Buffalo News first reported the...
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January 26, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Criminal defense attorney and WBEN legal analyst Paul Cambria is not surprised that the family of fallen Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner has filed a 'notice of claim' against the City of Buffalo and Buffalo Police Department. WBEN has confirmed the filing with the city...
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December 30, 2017 - 12:00 am
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Tom Puckett
December 22, 2017 - 2:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The results of a recent fundraiser for fallen Buffalo Police K9 Officer Craig Lehner were announced Friday. The event at Club Marcella raised $16,460, which police say will go toward acquiring and training a new K9. Joe Marcella of Club Marcella hosted the event. "Buffalo really...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
November 16, 2017 - 11:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Hundreds of dollars were raised within the first hour of Officer Craig Lehner's benefit on Thursday night at Club Marcella in Downtown Buffalo. Lehner went missing in the Niagara River on October 13 during a training mission with the Buffalo Police Department. He was found...
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November 11, 2017 - 9:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As a way to pay tribute to fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner, the City of Buffalo and Access Channel 22 has produced a 20 minute video on Lehner. The video began airing on Veteran's Day. In addition to being a BPD Officer, Lehner was a Veteran as well. Buffalo City...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Sabres goaltender Robin Lehner will honor fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner at Friday's game against the Florida Panthers. Goalie Lehner will wear a customized warm-up jersey with the nameplate "C. Lehner". The jersey will be number 43, instead of Lehner's...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
November 09, 2017 - 5:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A benefit will be held on Thursday, November 16 at Club Marcella to honor Officer Craig Lehner. The benefit, which runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., will feature a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, at least 70 baskets, plus food from various restaurants. Proceeds from the benefit will...
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Tom Puckett
October 30, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The board of directors of Buffalo's dog park say they are ok with changing the name of the Barkyard to honor fallen Officer Craig Lehner. But the board's president says it may not be as easy as it seems. The petition drew nearly 30,000 online signatures last week. "If it's the...
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