Peace Bridge
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
February 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Niagara Falls Mayor Robert Restaino say easy access across the border is critical for the Western New York economy.
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Brendan Keany
December 09, 2019 - 12:44 pm
MANHATTAN (WBEN) - During a Monday press conference in Manhattan, sex abuse survivor John Bellocchio and legal representative Jeff Anderson announced a lawsuit against the Vatican for abuse by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. "The reason that I chose not to do this anonymously, and the reason that I...
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November 07, 2019 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trump to pay $2 million to an array of charities to resolve a lawsuit alleging he misused his own charitable foundation to further his political and business interests. Judge Saliann Scarpulla said Trump breached his fiduciary...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:58 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - As first reported by Channel 7, a lawsuit has been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. BREAKING -- $300 million lawsuit filed against @BuffaloDiocese for alleged sex abuse @ Cardinal O'Hara High School — Charlie Specht (@Charlie_Reports) February...
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Spectrum Office in Amherst. May 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(WBEN) - New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood has announced a record $174.2 Million consumer fraud settlement with Charter/Spectrum cable for misleading customers on internet speeds. Under a deal that was reached this week, $62.5 Million of the settlement will go directly to customers...
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Cattaraugus, NY (WBEN) - The Seneca Indian Nation on Thursday renewed its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago. A federal lawsuit naming Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials seeks to force the state to get federal...
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A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Accusations of negligence, recklessness, and carelessness by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department highlight the notice of claim filed last month by Donna Wilson, the sister of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. The Buffalo News first reported the...
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UB Law Professor Anjana Malhotra and Black Lives Matter Buffalo
Richard Root
September 06, 2017 - 6:20 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department are the subject of a lawsuit brought on by Black Lives Matter, led by a UB Law School professor. They're also using a study by UB and Cornell Law Schools to support a request to have the State Attorney General investigate...
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Richard Root
August 08, 2017 - 2:54 am
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) - The Town of West Seneca is preparing to sue two firms behind the design of the Burchfield Nature and Art Center. The Burchfield Center was close last January due to structural issues. Repairs to the structure are estimated to cost between $900,000 and $1.7 million. At a...
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Richard Root
July 12, 2017 - 6:04 am
Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) - The State Department of Environment Conservation has released the results of their soil testing around a Wheatfield landfill. They say while the center of the landfill might be contaminated, it is not impacting the surface of the soil around the landfill. The DEC had mailed...
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