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(WBEN) - A 19 year old has drowned after cliff diving in the area at Ripley Beach on Lake Erie Thursday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office responded to the call of a man in distress in Lake Erie at around 6:00pm last night. Authorities say four people were cliff diving. Two of the men...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - New York is preparing for potential flooding in Lake Ontario area communities. The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services is coordinating preparedness with local officials. Over 200,000 sandbags are being sent to sites in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe,...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Sheriff's Office is looking for your help to identify a man who was found dead last month in Lake Erie. The Sheriff's Marine Unit said they recovered a white male who is 5-foot-7 and weighs approximately 129 pounds. The Erie County Medical Examiner's office...
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Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - Town of Hamburg Police say that a man who was pulled from Lake Erie last night has died despite the efforts of first responders Police identify the man as 50 year old Robert Maccubbin of Hamburg. They say that officers and water rescue units responded to a call at around 8:00...
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Richard Root
July 06, 2017 - 3:19 am
YOUNGSTOWN, NY (WBEN) - A family of eight was rescued from a boat taking on water off of Fort Niagara State Park Wednesday. The U.S. Coast Guard says the family, four adults and four children, were in a 14-foot aluminum boat on their way to Porter on the Lake Park. A wave came over the bow and the...
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