WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
July 24, 2019 - 12:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A threat at Erie County government buildings prompted an evacuation midday Wednesday. The threat was reported on Wednesday afternoon with multiple local agencies investigating the threat directed at the building. A bomb threat was called into the @ErieCountyClerk 's Office at...
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Brian Mazurowski
June 26, 2019 - 5:18 am
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - A North Carolina man is facing charges after bringing an apparent explosive device, loaded guns, and nearly 400 rounds of ammunition to North Tonawanda's City Hall yesterday North Tonawanda police said that 36 year old Timothy Payne, who has ties to the area, is charged...
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Albion, NY (WBEN) - Police in Albion say they have been working with the FBI to determine the source of a social media threat that targeted a local school, and found out that the concerning post originated overseas. Police in Albion say that a Facebook post threatened violence against an...
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The Holland Central School District sent parents a robo-call this morning advising them of threats at the school that are under investigaion, but have not been found to be credible. The call-- and a statement on the district website- did not elaborate on the nature or exact location of the threats...
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The Forestville School system is in lockout status this morning, after a threat was made last night. The nature of the threat has not been made public, but the district issued the following statement: Last night, the Superintendent received a phone call from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office...
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Sweet Home Middle School
Richard Root
October 25, 2017 - 3:14 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Amherst Police and the Sweet Home School District are investigating a threat made against Sweet Home Middle School. In a letter published on the district website, Superintendent Anthony Day says the threat came in the form of an anonymous phone call. The caller apparently...
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AP Photo/Paul Sakuma
May 04, 2017 - 11:54 am
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A student from the West Seneca School District made a threat Wednesday night to West Seneca East Senior High School using social media. Upon learning of the threat, the West Seneca Police Department investigated the threat and addressed the situation with the student who...
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