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Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2017 - 2:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Former Erie County Democrat Chairman Steve Pigeon appeared in a Buffalo court on Wednesday and face a series of charges for their alleged illegal involvement in the elections of the 2013 Erie County Legislature and a local town supervisor. The charges come after Pigeon was...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A June hearing has been set for both the Buffalo School Board and Carl Paladino to present their cases to the State Education Commissioner on whether or not Paladino should be removed from the board. Paladino's attorney, Dennis Vacco, said he welcomes the opportunity to state...
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(WBEN) - As floor debate opens on whether or not to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, a rules change so significant it's been dubbed the 'Nuclear Option' looms in the background. Democrats have secured the necessary support to block Gorsuch's approval, but Republican leader Mitch McConnell...
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Tom Puckett
March 24, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Both State Sen. Rob Ortt and former State Sen. George Maziarz pleaded not guilty to filing a false instrument, the impacts could affect not only Niagara County, but Albany. If Ortt is convicted, he forfeits his seat, and Kevin Hardwick of Canisius College says that could shake up...
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Tom Puckett
March 16, 2017 - 6:51 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) After an admission of arson and burglary in the deadly HTI Tire Recycling plant fire in Lockport last year, a 14 year old now faces a disposition hearing. A local attorney says this is the family court version of a sentencing. "What will happen is there will be a hearing, they'...
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