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October 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The overnight parking restrictions in the Town of Cheektowaga and the Town of Tonawanda have been postponed. The Town of Tonawanda said that their parking ban, which was scheduled to begin on Friday, will now go into effect on November 15. It prohibits parking on all...
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Mike Baggerman
October 24, 2019 - 10:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Attorneys have rested their case in the attempted murder trial of a North Tonawanda man who set his ex-girlfriend on fire outside of a Tim Horton's last December. Jessica Cameron, the victim of an alleged attempted murder by her ex-boyfriend, Jonathon White, described the...
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(WBEN) - Thursday will bring day three in the trial of Jonathon White, the man accused of setting his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Cameron, on fire outside a Tim Hortons in the City of Tonawanda last December. White's Attorney, Joe Terranova, commented after yesterday's testimony that he expects both...
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111 Ebling Avenue in Tonawanda, where 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci were killed and her two children were shot. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 28, 2019 - 12:20 pm
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Tonawanda Police identified the woman who was shot and killed in a triple shooting at 111 Ebling Avenue as 31-year-old Danielle Cretacci. Her two children, ages 8 and 11, were both shot and are in stable condition. Authorities said the shooting happened at 2 a.m. at 111...
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Tonawanda Police on Ebling Avenue after reports of shots fired. August 27, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 27, 2019 - 9:06 am
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A woman is dead and her two children are in stable condition after a targeted shooting, according to Tonawanda Police.
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TONAWANDA, NY (WBEN) - The Town of Tonawanda's Police Chief has asked to retire as soon as possible following a tumultuous year inside the department. Town of Tonawanda Supervisor Joe Emminger said at a town board meeting Monday evening that Chief Jerome Uschold made the request. The Board may...
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North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The City of North Tonawanda could be looking in to putting a limit on how many dogs can live in one household. The issue came up at a recent meeting after the city's dog control officer said there have been more complaints about odors from homes with numerous dogs. City...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - A four-month long process to make a stretch of Niagara Falls Boulevard begins this week. Construction between the I-290 and Tonawanda Creek Road will see the Northbound right lane of Niagara Falls Boulevard closed beginning Tuesday morning as crews work to install new lights...
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North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - The body of a swimmer who went missing in North Tonawanda has been recovered by authorities, who have been searching the waters near Tonawanda Island since Tuesday afternoon. North Tonawanda police confirm that a male body was recovered Wednesday morning. On Tuesday,...
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Canal Fest 2018. July 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
July 15, 2019 - 11:40 am
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - One of the longest festivals of the summer season is here. Canalfest kicked off on Sunday along the water on the border of the Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda. The festival lasts eight days, meaning there is something for just about everyone. "It's such a huge draw...
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