New York

Tom Puckett
January 08, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WBEN) A three person arbitration panel issued a ruling against the Seneca Nation of Indians in the casino compact dispute with the state. The three-person arbitration panel determined Tuesday the Senecas' slot revenue sharing payment obligation must continue beyond year 14 of its...
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Buffalo City Hall (left) and Federal Courthouse (right). October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo was ranked among the most popular cities for millennial homebuyers, according to a recent report by In its list of 50 cities, Buffalo had the fourth-highest percentage of purchase requests from millennials at 46 percent, who are less than age 35...
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November 06, 2018 - 10:30 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WBEN/AP) — A majority of voters casting midterm election ballots in New York said the country is headed in the wrong direction, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate. As voters cast ballots for governor, U.S. Senate and members of Congress in Tuesday's...
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Marc Molinaro, speaking with supporters, in Lancaster. September 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
November 01, 2018 - 6:18 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Four of the five candidates for governor in New York are set to participate in the last scheduled debate before election day - though Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn't expected to show up. Republican Marc Molinaro, Libertarian Larry Sharpe, independent Stephanie Miner and Green...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
October 19, 2018 - 10:22 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Friday is another chance for some lucky people to walk away with more money than they could have ever imagined. The Mega Millions Jackpot is now up to $1 billion and is drawing lines at gas stations and convenience stores across the country. In the Town of Tonawanda, WBEN...
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(WBEN) - After New York State officials told the public on Monday that the Limousine involved in this weekend's deadly crash that killed 20 had failed a state inspection, the company is looking to push back. Attorney Lee Kindlon is representing Prestige Limousine. He appeared on ABC's Good Morning...
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Tonawanda Coke. August 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
September 21, 2018 - 11:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A federal court Judge has ruled that Tonawanda Coke does not need to shut down despite exceeding the amount of emissions allowed in their probation agreement. Judge William Skretny ruled that prosecutors representing the government did not provide enough evidence that...
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(WBEN) - Now that the race is set, the campaign begins. News that Chris Collins will remain on the ballot in New York's 27th Congressional District solidified the matchup between the indicted incumbent and challenger Nathan McMurray. Now, the campaign begins in earnest, and Republicans are already...
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(WBEN) - Just days before state Primary Day in New York, new poll numbers show that Governor Andrew Cuomo has a growing lead over his challenger, Cynthia Nixon. According to the new poll by Siena Research, Cuomo leads Nixon 63-22 percent, which is up from 60-29 percent at the end of July. “Cuomo...
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Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2018 - 11:17 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced a series of 'Listening Sessions' across the state on the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana. In a statement, the Governor said that input from the forum would be used to help craft a marijuana law for the state. A meeting in...
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