Buffalo

Mike Baggerman
April 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy capitalized on the warm weather boom in the region by announcing the launch of its interactive app for park visitors this summer. The app, "Olmsted", is a free download for iPhone and Android users and allows users to follow the latest...
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Students at Medaille College walk out of classrooms on April 20, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 20, 2018 - 12:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Students at Medaille College participated in another National Student Walkout on Friday morning. At Medaille, about 100 students participated. The protest called for common sense gun laws in wake of the mass shootings at schools including Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Sandy Hook...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at the University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said that his lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, is a stronger candidate for New York's 27th Congressional District than the democratic challenger, Nathan McMurray. "There is a very strong feeling that Kathy Hochul would be a great...
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Marie Cannon in front of the Erie County Legislature on April 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 19, 2018 - 12:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Marie Cannon, the Acting Commissioner for Erie County's Department of Social Services, went before the Erie County Legislature on Thursday to discuss her plans for Erie County's largest department. Cannon was named the first deputy commissioner of the department in 2014 and...
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Sunset Motel on 4056 West Main Street Road in Batavia on April 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Genesee County Sheriff's Office identified the woman murdered at the Sunset Motel in Batavia as Sherri Colleen Butler. Police said Butler, 58, was last seen on Friday night. She was found dead late Monday morning by a sheriff deputy in her room at the motel "sharp force...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Diocese Bishop Richard Malone says that his residence on Oakland Place in Buffalo will go up for sale this summer, and all proceeds will go toward the diocese's program to help past victims of sex abuse by priests. Peter Hunt of Hunt Real Estate said that whenever the...
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A Higher Loyalty, the autobiography released by former FBI Director James Comey, at Talking Leaves Book Store on April 17, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Roughly 30 copies of former FBI Director James Comey's autobiography A Higher Loyalty were available for sale at Talking Leaves Bookstore when the book was released on Tuesday. "About half of the quantity we ordered was pre-ordered by customers who want to make sure they can...
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Attorney Mike Reck (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 17, 2018 - 3:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Attorneys from Jeff Anderson & Associates, a law firm that advocates on behalf of child and clergy sex abuse victims, released a report with additional information about the 42 priests credibly accused of sexual abuse from the Catholic Diocese and gave an example as to...
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Maryvale High School on April 16, 2018 (WBEN Photo)
Mike Baggerman
April 16, 2018 - 3:50 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz formally unveiled his ambitious proposal from this year's State of the County Address, where he hopes to consolidate area schools and cut administrative costs as a result. In the report, which can be read at the bottom of this story,...
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Mike Baggerman
April 16, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Some Spectrum cable subscribers will have to adjust the way they watch television. Soon, the days of simply plugging a coaxial cable from your wall directly to the back of your television to receive your cable will be in the past, and customers will now have to plug the cable...
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