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WBEN Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 7:28 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's another example of a social media post gone awry and a Buffalo Police dispatcher is now suspended without pay after a post on his personal Facebook account. Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood late Monday released a statement announcing the civilian employee's...
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Protesters in Buffalo
Protesters demonstration outside BPD on Bailey Avenue in Buffalo/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 3:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. ( Investigativepost.org ) - Politicians and police have been raising the spectre of “outside agitators” since the day protests began in Buffalo. For the most part, local media has amplified the message: Outsiders are slipping into town to incite violence and destruction. But arrest...
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Demonstrators in Niagara Square Saturday/WBEN Photo
Tim Wenger
June 06, 2020 - 9:28 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - What a week it's been in Buffalo, N.Y. Consider the fact that a week ago there was violence in the streets surrounding Niagara Square. Within the past week three law enforcers were injured following a demonstration on Bailey Avenue when they were struck by an SUV and an...
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Buffalo protests
A demonstrator stands with his arms in the air in front of the US Courthouse in Buffalo with the words of the Constitution at his back(WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger)
WBEN Newsroom
June 05, 2020 - 11:29 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The chants may have been the same, but the tone was a bit different Friday night in Buffalo as hundreds of demonstrators protester for hours in Niagara Square and during two lengthy marches through the streets of Buffalo. There was a conviction in the air Friday among the...
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Buffalo Police Department
Buffalo Police administer medical attention to a 75 year old man who was pushed by officers in front of city hall(WBEN Photo)
WBEN Newsroom
June 04, 2020 - 9:30 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It was a tragic end to a day of demonstrations as an elderly male protester was pushed by Buffalo Police before falling backwards and slamming his head on the concrete sidewalk in front of city hall Thursday evening. The man was taken to ECMC for serious injuries and now two...
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Protesters in Buffalo
Protesters in Buffalo in close proximity Saturday night/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 04, 2020 - 2:32 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The thousands of people protesting the death of George Floyd have a “civic duty” to be tested for the coronavirus and help New York avoid a spike in new cases as it slowly restarts its economy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. There’s widespread concern that people packing...
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Buffalo Police
Buffalo Police march in formation toward Niagara Square Tuesday evening/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
June 02, 2020 - 10:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As demonstrators reacting to police violence and the death of George Lloyd continue to make their presence known in Buffalo, Tuesday's demonstrations were peaceful and demonstrators voluntarily left Niagara Square without incident.
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