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Tom Puckett
March 28, 2020 - 2:28 pm
Man faces federal charges after being found with bombs.
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Body cameras used by Buffalo Police. November 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
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February 25, 2020 - 12:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York State Police say they plan to go forward with a body camera pilot program for state troopers, a move that would change the agency’s status as one of the few primary state law enforcement agencies in the nation without body or dashboard cameras. Kevin Bruen, first...
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Susan Rose
October 12, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Pomfret, N.Y. (WBEN) - A state police trooper was flagged down by a motorist on Rt. 60 in the Chautauqua County town of Pomfret Friday afternoon due to a farming accident nearby. Further investigation revealed that a 1976 International tractor operated by Daniel Hunt, of Fredonia, was traveling...
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Allan Harris
October 05, 2019 - 9:09 pm
SHELBY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — State police say three people have been killed in a head-on collision between a U-Haul van and a pickup truck in Orleans County. State police say the U-Haul van was on State Highway 63 in the town of Shelby at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday when it crossed the center line and...
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Burns, NY - (WBEN) - Authorities say four people were killed and another was injured when a car occupied by teenagers crashed in Allegany County. School district officials said three of the dead in Saturday morning's crash on County Route 13C in the town of Burns were Dansville High School students...
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June 18, 2019 - 9:52 am
Albion, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Police are investigating a fatal overnight crash in Orleans County that claimed the life of a high school senior. Albion fatal: Trooper James O'Callaghan Police report the rollover collision occurred on Eagle Harbor Road in the town of Albion just after 2am...
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April 24, 2019 - 5:34 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Five children and their mother are safe after New York State Police caught their kidnapper driving in a white minivan in Cheektowaga on Sunday. A fugitive from Ohio, 27-year-old William Angel, is now in the custody of New York State Police following a traffic stop on the Thruway...
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October 08, 2018 - 8:41 pm
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn't have been on the road, and the driver wasn't properly licensed, New York's governor said Monday. READ: Remembering and celebrating the...
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October 07, 2018 - 9:19 pm
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A limousine loaded with revelers bound for a 30th birthday celebration blew through a stop sign at the end of a highway and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians in the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in...
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August 19, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A man claiming to be a volunteer fireman was caught speeding and using emergency-style lights Friday night. New York State Police say they observed an unmarked vehicle with emergency lights traveling at a high rate of speed on Route 33 in Cheektowaga at about 6:30 p.m. while...
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