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Tom Puckett
May 16, 2019 - 7:21 pm
Youngstown, NY (WBEN) As the waters of Lake Ontario rise, one Niagara County community is already seeing the damaging effects. In Youngstown and Porter, Porter Town Supervisor Duffy Johnston says he's already helping one business that's damaged. "I got the (Niagara Jet Adventures) 11 pallets of...
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Brian Mazurowski
May 14, 2019 - 11:02 am
Albany, NY (WBEN) - A plan to permit certain types of sports betting in New York State may get one final push before the end of the legislative session. On Monday, The Senate Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee approved a bill that would allow commercial casinos to offer mobile sports wagering...
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Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Two Tonawanda paramedics accused of stealing drugs from a drop off bin inside a police station have been terminated after a hearing on Thursday morning. The two men, Jon Cinelli and Jeremy Pecoraro, were previously suspended from their jobs earlier this week following an...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a new Siena poll, 67% of New York voters say that Amazon canceling its planned second headquarters in Queens was bad for the state, and 61% support a deal in which Amazon would receive $3 Billion in state and city incentives to create up to 25,000 jobs. Voters identified...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo is within striking distance of setting a new snow record for January. The current record is 68.3 inches set during the infamous Blizzard of 1977. That storm, 42 years ago, made weather history in Buffalo as the snowiest January ever and has been the benchmark for...
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Albany, NY (WBEN) - A vote on the Child Victims Act is expected in the State Legislature this upcoming Monday. The bill addresses criminal and civil sexual abuse statutes, and creates a one-year period for alleged victims to file civil lawsuits. If passed, it would give victims of child sex abuse...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 16, 2019 - 12:02 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has made the plea to bring sports betting to New York state, but there's a big catch. During his State of the State address, Cuomo called for legalizing sports gambling in New York, but only at four state-run casinos located in the Finger Lakes, Southern...
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NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run. The 52-year-old New York Democrat said Tuesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "It's an important first step and it's...
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Tom Puckett
December 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) Donations are continuing to pour in for Jessica Cameron, the woman who was set on fire last week. Tonawanda City Mayor Rick Davis says as of Friday, donations to a Go Fund Me page reached $18,000. "Most of them are complete strangers who really identify with the victim and the...
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Tom Puckett
November 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Cambria, NY (WBEN) A driver is hospitalized after a Friday morning crash. Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies say they received a report from OnStar that a black Camaro was involved in a collision with airbag deployment in the area of Route 104 (Ridge Rd) and Route 429 (Townline Rd). NCSO and...
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