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Assembly member Crystal Peoples-Stokes
Assembly member Crystal Peoples-Stokes, a Democrat who represents Buffalo, speaks at a rally for marijuana legalization at the New York State Capitol in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. New York could have one of the most lenient marijuana possession thresholds in the nation if an alternative legalization proposal is passed this session. (AP Photo/Ryan Tarinelli)
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January 28, 2020 - 9:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A legislative proposal in New York would go further than states across the U.S. over how much marijuana a person could have before getting in trouble. The bill, backed by a number of Democrats in both chambers, would allow people over 21 years old to have three ounces of...
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Kobe Bryant
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WBEN Newsroom
January 27, 2020 - 6:03 am
CALABASAS, Calif. (WBEN/AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.
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Snow totals through early Monday/NOAA Buffalo
Snow totals through early Monday/NOAA Buffalo
WBEN Newsroom
January 17, 2020 - 1:49 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A wintry weekend is unfolding for all of Western New York as Winter Weather Advisories and Lake Snow Warnings are posted for the region. A complex weather system will impact ALL of WNY this weekend. Lake Effect snow will organize mainly south of the Buffalo metro area Sunday...
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Chris Collins
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WBEN Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
New York (WBEN) - Prosecutors are asking a Federal judge in New York City for the maximum sentencing allowable in the securities fraud case against former Congressman Chris Collins. In a filing released Monday, prosecutors say, "The applicable sentencing range for Congressman Collins under the...
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(WBEN) - A new poll shows growing support for the impeachment inquiry amongst New Yorkers. The poll, released Tuesday morning by Siena Research, registered New Yorker voters support impeaching and removing President Trump 55-38 percent. Impeachment and removal is supported by 79 percent of...
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Tim Wenger
October 13, 2019 - 1:29 pm
BUFFALO N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating an incident that began at approximately 2:30am Sunday in the 200 block of Franklin Street. Police say a male was struck by gunfire and shortly after that, some type of fight broke out in that area involving a number of people. As officers were...
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Tim Wenger
June 19, 2018 - 9:15 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Are you having a difficult time distinguishing between fact and opinion in our rapidly moving media environment? Well, you're certainly not alone. And it's not really a surprise to me. A new study out from the Pew Research Center indicates that our ability to distinguish...
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