Craig Lehner

(WBEN) Signs of support for fallen Buffalo Police officer Craig Lehner are everywhere as Western New York prepares a final farewell for the Buffalo Police diver who lost his life on-duty during a training exercise in the Niagara River on on October 12. Photo via WNY Heroes/Chris Kreiger The Blue...
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Mike Baggerman
October 23, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officer Craig Lehner's funeral will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at KeyBank Center. Lehner died on October 13 after he became separated from the Buffalo Police Department's Underwater Rescue Team. He was found last Tuesday and funeral preparations began immediately when...
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Tom Puckett
October 20, 2017 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Hundreds are expected not only at the funeral for fallen Buffalo Police Diver Craig Lehner wednesday, but also at his wake today and tomorrow. Visitation at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home in Hamburg will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. today and Tuesday. There will be...
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Tom Puckett
October 20, 2017 - 4:00 am
Clarence, NY (WBEN) Nonstop preparations continue to have blue pumpkins available Satuday with proceeds to benefit the family of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. "They are busy trying to get all of the pumpkins painted and the yellow ribbons on for Saturday, when we sell them," says...
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John Fecio's pictures of Craig Lehner Tribute
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Richard Root
October 20, 2017 - 1:55 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - What started as a request on Facebook to gather at LaSalle Park to commemorate office Craig Lehner, turned into a large event attended by hundreds of people. Hundreds of people turned out and lined the sides of LaSalle Park. After Lehner's cousin, Kaitlyn Elise, sang the...
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October 19, 2017 - 6:12 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nearly a week after the disappearance of Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner during an underwater recovery mission training session, the tributes to the fallen officer continue to come in. Lehner's remains were located by a BPD dive team Tuesday. From the Peace Bridge and...
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Mike Baggerman
October 19, 2017 - 10:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) The Western New York community continues to mourn the loss of Officer Craig Lehner, who died during an underwater training exercise on Friday and was found on Tuesday. A facebook group called "Blue" Porch Light Vigil for Officer Craig Lehner , is calling for the community to...
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Mike Baggerman
October 19, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – For the last year, Officer Craig Lehner’s trusted companion on the K-9 Unit was a German Shepherd named “Shield”. Shield is currently without a partner because of Lehner’s death on Friday afternoon after he went missing during a training mission with the police department’s...
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Mike Baggerman
October 18, 2017 - 2:25 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A funeral for Officer Craig Lehner is expected to happen next week, according to Buffalo Police Lieutenant, who gave reporters an update on Wednesday afternoon at Buffalo Police Headquarters. Dennis Richards, the Chief of Detectives with the Buffalo Police Department, is one...
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