Niagara Falls

WBEN Newsroom
December 06, 2019 - 2:29 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State is abandoning its grand plans for a Wonder Fall Resort in the City of Niagara Falls. The project, which was first announced in 2013 with the hope of transforming the former Rainbow Centre Mall into a year-round luxurious resort. The $150 million resort,...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 28, 2019 - 6:20 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - A woman in her 60's is dead after she was killed by a drunk driver in the City of Niagara Falls on Wednesday night. Niagara Falls Police did not release the woman's name. She was ejected from her car after she was struck by 32-year-old Stephen J. Wruck. Police said...
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Niagara River where a man was rescued by NYS Parks Police and Niagara Falls Fire. November 7, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2019 - 4:09 pm
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - The man rescued near the edge of the waterfalls in Niagara Falls is still recovering at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. New York State Parks Police Major Clyde Doty said the man is a 59-year-old who lives in Niagara Falls. READ MORE: Man rescued near edge of...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 07, 2019 - 2:27 pm
November 8 Update: Niagara Falls Parks Police identified the man as a 59-year-old from Niagara Falls. They did not release his name. He is currently in stable condition. NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - Emergency officials in Niagara Falls rescued a man near the edge of American Falls in a dramatic scene...
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Tim Wenger
October 09, 2019 - 9:42 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another honor for David Bellavia this weekend as the City of Niagara Falls will pay tribute to the Medal of Honor recipient with the key to the city. The event at the Rapids Theatre will be held from 3pm to 5pm Saturday, October 12th and the ticketed session, which will...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls Superintendent Mark Laurrie to announce a federal grant that totals $2.49 million over the next five years. This equals out to $498,000 on an annual basis, and the money will go toward putting additional...
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Fire at 20th Street and Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls. August 30, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 30, 2019 - 10:40 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - One person remains unaccounted for after an overnight house fire on Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls. Officials told WBEN the fire started at 3:35 a.m. in a multi-family home at the corner of Walnut and 20th street. The fire then spread to the next home over. "There was a...
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Main Street Niagara Falls. June 19, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 14, 2019 - 1:47 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Governor Andrew Cuomo made a stop in Niagara Falls on Wednesday morning to deliver exciting news to the region, as he explained that the city has won $10 million in this round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative. Gov. @andrewcuomo just announced that...
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Tom Puckett
August 13, 2019 - 3:52 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Police say a woman died after she was hit by a car as she riding her bike Monday morning. Police say a 75 year old man from Lewiston stopped at a stop sign at Grand and Hyde Park Blvd. While making a left turn, police say the driver collided with 86 year old...
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Tom Puckett
July 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) An excessive heat watch is up for Niagara and Orleans Counties Friday and Saturday. EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON... The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Friday...
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