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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on June 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Last weekend's shooting at "Bowl-Inn" was the latest example of violence in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said that he meets weekly with his deputy mayor and officials from the Buffalo Police Department to combat crime in the city. "Thank God homicides are...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
January 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown was rather blunt about his views of marijuana in an interview with WBEN on Wednesday. In his annual State of the State address, Governor Cuomo said New York State will examine the legalization of marijuana by first conducting a scientific study on...
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown (podium) with Retired BPD Commissioner Daniel Derend (left) and interim Commissioner Byron Lockwood (right) a from May 2017 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 17, 2018 - 1:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following the surprise overnight announcement that Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda had retired , Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown denied influencing Derenda's decision. "I had no plans to ask him to step aside," the mayor told reporters on Wednesday. "He has served the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
January 16, 2018 - 5:30 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Officials from area cab companies met with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to discuss the current dynamics between the cab companies and ridesharing companies. "I would describe our meeting with the mayor as a first step," Robert Boreanaz, an attorney representing the taxi...
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Tom Puckett
January 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Local cab companies will meet with Mayor Brown Tuesday to try to come up with ways to make taxis competitive with the growing market of ridesharing. "It seems to be a select group of taxi people, and I hope we can come up with some working arrangement," says Bill Yuhnke of...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
September 01, 2017 - 5:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown along with other city officials are calling on Buffalo residents to donate basic household and school supplies to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey. "Literally, millions of people have been impacted in some kind of way by the hurricane," Brown...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 25, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - After appointing four new members of the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority on Monday , Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and other city officials discussed what the BMHA needs to do to battle the ongoing housing crisis among low-income individuals. The BMHA has long been criticized...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop kicked off the festivities for the 31st annual Fort Erie Friendship Festival on Thursday at City Hall. The Friendship Festival recognizes the friendship between Buffalo and Fort Erie by highlighting the cultural and...
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WBEN Photo - Tim Wenger
Tom Puckett
May 31, 2017 - 2:49 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Trico Headquarters building has a new owner. The new owner is moving forward with plans for an $80 million mixed use facility. Krog Group has been the designated developer of the project, and now has closed on the property and will convert the 600,000 square foot buildng into...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
March 21, 2017 - 10:48 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Western New Yorkers were informed of the latest developments regarding the location of Buffalo’s new train station. The public meeting held Tuesday night at the Buffalo Museum of Science provided an in-depth look at the many details surrounding the new locations which are...
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