Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard

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Albany, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an executive order earlier this year to allow 24,000 parolees to vote in upcoming elections after 7pm. That initiative will be on display for the first time Thursday as parolees, including sex offenders, head to the polls. Assemblyman...
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Matt Moran
June 20, 2018 - 2:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) Erie County Comprtoller Stefan Mychajliw is warning residents of possible construction scammers. Recently the comptrolller says he has seen Erie County Families become victims of contractors who promise work only to receive the money and never finish the job. "These predators...
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Matt Moran
May 29, 2018 - 5:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Senators Patrick Gallivan and Chris Jacobs are calling on New York State Assembly to pass their co-sponsored bill that will make prosecuting child sex traffickers easier. Currently New York is one of only two states in America where force, fraud or coersion must be proved in...
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May 23, 2017 - 10:47 am
(WBEN) The Erie County Sheriff's Dept. has launched a public education campaign to try and combat underage drinking this summer with an effort to tell parents in stores, not to buy alcohol for kids The initiative, done in conjunction with Consumers Beverages and WNY United against Drug and Alcohol...
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