Tim Howard

November 07, 2017 - 12:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — It's Election Day and New York voters will decide whether to hold the state's first constitutional convention in 50 years. Turnout for the off-year election is expected to be slight. Tuesday's ballot will ask voters whether they want to call a constitutional convention,...
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Mike Baggerman
September 19, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Jail Management Division received recognition from the New York State Sheriff's Association as an accredited jail agency on Tuesday afternoon. "Only half of the state's 62 counties have been able to achieve accreditation," Peter R. Kehoe, Executive Director of...
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Dave Debo
September 18, 2017 - 6:29 am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies or state officers from inquiring about or sharing a person's immigration status. Under the new rule, the state police and other state law enforcement agencies will not be allowed to ask about a person's right to be...
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Tom Puckett
September 15, 2017 - 3:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard says he's telling all personnel to continue reporting any and all suspicions of encounters, such as domestic violence incidents or vehicle and traffic stops, involving undocumented individuals to federal law enforcement, consistent with prior policy...
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Mike Baggerman
September 01, 2017 - 4:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police departments in Western New York are expected to have an increased number of roving DWI patrol teams for Labor Day weekend. "On any holiday (DWI's are) exactly what we look for," Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard said. "You can expect that in probably any community and we'...
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Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2017 - 3:51 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Are the games at the Erie County Fair rigged by the carnies? Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard told us, they can be. “It was either last year or two years ago we found a thing with lead milk bottles that you have to knock down,” Howard said. “They were weighted differently and...
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Tom Puckett
July 26, 2017 - 3:56 pm
Elma, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating ten separate car break-ins in Elma. These have happened over the past two days along Homeward Place and Aurora Street. Deputies say some of the vehicles were left unlocked while other vehicles sustained extensive damage from the break...
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Dave Debo
July 06, 2017 - 6:13 am
(WBEN) During the region's first weekend with ridesharing, DWI arrests in Erie County rose slightly, but county officials say that doesn't necessarily debunk the argument that Uber and Lyft can help reduce drunk driving. "The numbers would suggest something a little different than what you might...
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Dave Debo
July 05, 2017 - 4:41 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's Deputies have disposed of nearly two tons of disposed medicine they say will keep it out of the hands of addicts. The program, which officials say is a key part of the battle against Opiod abuse, has recently expanded adding permanent drop-off locations...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:16 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With ridesharing services opening up shop across upstate New York and the Buffalo-Niagara region, local political and law enforcement leaders are hailing the service as a "game-changer" with respect o efforts to curb drinking and driving-related issues across the area. Uber...
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