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Tom Puckett
October 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Both sides in the argument over a flavored e-cigarette ban in New York will present their cases in court Friday. Earlier this month, a state appeals court temporarily blocked New York from enforcing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 90-day emergency ban on such products after the vaping...
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Body camera footage of Nicholas Belsito's arrest by Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Kenneth Achtyl and James Flowers. December 3, 2017
Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Deputy Kenneth Achtyl’s trial is nearly complete after the defense rested its case on Thursday afternoon. Achtyl stands accused of four misdemeanors after his encounter with Bills fan Nicholas Belsito in the bus lot outside of New Era Field in December 2017. Achtyl was...
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Mike Baggerman
August 23, 2019 - 3:00 am
While New York State’s intention is to lower the probability of a mass shooting, or any shooting, by implementing the red flag law, opponents of the new law argue that it infringes upon their second amendment right to bear arms.
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July 02, 2019 - 5:00 am
Grand Island, N.Y. (WBEN) - Prominent Buffalo-based attorney Paul Cambria has gone through the 'hoops' to call former University of Buffalo men's basketball coach Nate Oats' home...home. Cambria closed on the expansive Grand Island property this week. The nearly 9,000 square foot home on Oakfield...
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Tom Puckett
May 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - More than 100 current and former sex workers have come to Albany to encourage state lawmakers to repeal a loitering law that they say police use to harass people simply for their appearance. Speaking at a rally Tuesday in the state Capitol, members of the group called for...
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Tom Puckett
May 08, 2019 - 6:59 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) As state lawmakers take a closer look at authorizing sports betting on mobile devices, could the Senecas also be looking at launching mobile sports betting? The State Senate held a hearing Wednesday. Supporters say the state could make hundreds of millions off sports betting...
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Tom Puckett
March 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Although it's been deemed unconstitutional for the past 15 years, the death penalty is still on the books. Two Manhattan area Democrats want to officially remove capital punishment. “We think it’s an important statement, notwithstanding the fact that the death penalty is illegal...
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Tom Puckett
February 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A local attorney is taking a look at whether a way to track down tractor trailers who illegally used the Thruway this week is legal. Governor Cuomo hinted at looking at EZ-Pass records to penalize drivers using the Thruway even though big rigs were blocked from using the road...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:49 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Erie County Executice Mark Poloncarz maintains an aggressive profile on Twitter, tweeting about everything from county policy to sports. And his use of the social media platform is continuing to call into question the use of social media by county officials. The controversy erupted...
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December 03, 2018 - 5:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — An attorney for alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse says the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has offered settlements ranging from $10,000 to $340,000. Boston lawyer Mitchell Garabedian says in a statement Monday that some of the eight victims offered settlements from...
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