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Mike Baggerman
September 23, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Could New York State Police be the next police force to receive body cameras. According to Spectrum News , the union that represents state police doesn't oppose a push to require troopers to wear the body worn cameras. State Senator Patrick Gallivan said there's no question...
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Erie County Sheriff's Office vehicle next to a school bus. August 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2019 - 11:58 am
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN) - AAA of Western New York and area police agencies are reminding you to be careful on the roadways as the 2019-2020 school year approaches. AAA held its annual "School's Open-Drive Carefully" campaign in an effort to help reduce the number of school-related pedestrian injuries...
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August 18, 2019 - 3:39 pm
North Elba, NY (WBEN) New York State Police say that a Grand Island man was killed in a head-on collision near Lake Placid in the Essex County town of North Elba just after 9:00 Saturday morning. Authorities say that a car driven by 50-year-old, Kevin Maras of Grand Island was traveling eastbound...
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August 02, 2019 - 9:11 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state officials say police will be cracking down on speeders over the next week. The Governor's Traffic Safety Committee says agencies around the state will conduct a crackdown on speeding through Wednesday. The Speed Awareness Week campaign includes high-profile...
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July 15, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Fredonia, NY (WBEN) A State Police Vehicle and a passenger vehicle were involved in a crash along the westbound Thruway Monday afternoon. The crash happened just after 1pm. State Police say 33-year-old Trooper Stephen C. Barker, of SP Buffalo, was responding to a report of a property damage...
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July 12, 2019 - 6:12 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A pedestrial was reportedly struck and killed in an overnight accident along the New York State Thruway near the Walden and Galleria exits. The westbound lanes were closed for a time while NYS Police investigated the incident. Little information is known about the...
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February 17, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Town of Clarence, NY (WBEN) A Clarence man faces multiple charges after allegedly hitting a pedestrian on Harris Hill Road Saturday. NY State Police say that 50-year-old, Michael Eddo was traveling south on Harris Hill near Main Street when he struck a 51-year-old man who was in his path. Police...
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January 31, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (AP) New York State Police say two truckers involved in a 19-vehicle Thruway pileup that left a trooper with serious injuries have been ticketed for violating a travel ban for large vehicles. Police say Thursday that a truck traveling east on Interstate 90 jackknifed on Wednesday...
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August 15, 2018 - 11:47 am
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) - State police are looking for one of their rifles. Troopers say the Rock River Arms rifle was last seen early Monday on Buffalo Street near the state police barracks off Interstate 86 in Olean in Cattaraugus County. Troopers say the semi-automatic, AR-15-style weapon was in a soft...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:48 am
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident from Thursday night. Police said a marked patrol unit was stationed at a U-turn on the 400 just before the Transit Road exit at 10:10 p.m. when two motorcycles, traveling north, sped past them at over 100...
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