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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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(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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Lakeview Road in Hamburg (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Blasdell, NY (WBEN) - Can some potholes be big enough to sink a parade float? That's exactly what happened in the Village of Blasdell, where Mayor Rob Hefner said he had to cancel the Memorial Day parade because of the proliferation of potholes along Lake Avenue. "I talked with the board of...
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Allan Harris
May 20, 2018 - 8:18 am
(WBEN) Erie Coutny Sheriff's deputies are asking for help identifying a man fatally struck last night by a car on Transit Road in Elma last night. They sent out a news release this morning with a description of the victim: Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that Deputy Zamorek was...
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Tom Puckett
April 19, 2018 - 3:45 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies say a passenger is dead after a crash in the town of Lockport. Just after 1pm, deputies say a box truck crossed the center line on Stone Road and struck a passenger car. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the...
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April 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
SWEDEN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - A woman used a "large-bladed kitchen knife" to sever the head of her 7-year-old son 10 days after she was released from a hospital mental health unit, authorities said Friday. Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrested 36-year-old Hanane Mouhib after Abraham Cardenas was...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Evans, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is charged after Evans Police say he broke into a Lake Shore Rd. home and attacked a man. Police say 49 year old Angel Reyes barged into the home and attacked the male victim with a gun. Police say Reyes was wearing a ski mask, carrying a silver and black BB gun and a...
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Allan Harris
August 20, 2017 - 7:39 am
(WBEN) Here is what you need to know for the Final Day of the 178th Erie County Fair: Live in the GUSTO Grandstand •World’s Largest Demolition Derby - 1:00pm & 6:00pm, Tickets: $20. This annual event welcomes more than 100 cars to the Fairgrounds to see who can outlast the rest. Cars must...
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