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Dayquain Trent indicted on attempted murder charges. November 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 19, 2019 - 4:55 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A Buffalo man is accused of trying to murder a witness who testified in a separate murder trial a month ago. A grand jury returned an indictment against Dayquain Trent, who was charged with attempted murder, assault, and witness tampering after he allegedly shot a witness...
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Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2019 - 12:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo teenager was accused of the murder of a youth football coach at Emerson Park and faces life behind bars if convicted of the crime. A grand jury indicted Jason Washington of the murder of 36-year-old Norzell Aldridge after a youth football game on August 31...
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Mike Baggerman
November 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The University at Buffalo has begun a study which will compare the impacts of opioid intervention court and traditional drug courts. In a release by the university, it acknowledges that both are beneficial to helping those who are dependent on drugs and the overall fight...
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Mike Baggerman
October 31, 2019 - 5:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – A series of possible targeted crimes against people from the local Muslim community has resulted in the arrest of three people. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn and Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo on Thursday announced the arrest and indictment of Anthony Cole and...
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Jessica Cameron is embraced by family after the guilty verdict of her ex-boyfriend Jonathon White. October 25, 2019 (Pool Photo)
Mike Baggerman
October 28, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The powerful testimony last week by Jessica Cameron that led to the conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Jonathon White, highlighted domestic violence within Western New York. *WARNING: DESCRIPTIONS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE MAY BE UNSETTLING TO SOME READERS* Cameron, 29, was in a...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 23, 2019 - 12:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Claims made by a former seminarian have led to an investigation from the Erie County District Attorney's office. Matthew Bojanowski, who quit seminary in August and publicly called out Bishop Richard Malone for a culture of sexual abuse and cover ups, was reached out to by...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 21, 2019 - 7:22 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Coming off the heels of this week's bizarre missing persons and homicide investigation, local officials are urging Buffalo residents to enroll in the SafeCam program. Basically, the program simply allows residents to register their home and business surveillance cameras with the...
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Mike Baggerman
August 22, 2019 - 12:16 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn promises to use common sense when it comes to enforcement of New York's controversial Red Flag Law.
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
July 03, 2019 - 12:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced on Wednesday that he will change all misdemeanors of low-level possession of marijuana to a violation and his plans to seal any records related to the possession of the drug. Albany lawmakers last month passed a bill which...
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Tom Puckett
June 10, 2019 - 2:58 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Erie County DA John Flynn says charges against the initial suspect in a Cheektowaga road rage incident will be dismissed Tuesday, now that the suspect's brother will now be charged. Last December, Maurice Scott was charged with assaulting a driver near Walden Galleria. He was...
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