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Randy Bushover
November 21, 2017 - 5:08 am
Louie's Original Footlong Hot Dogs plans to return to Buffalo with a year-round location at 1893 Niagara Street. WKBW-TV reports Louie's will be at the former George's Diner, in Black Rock. A March 1st, 2018 opening is planned. The commissioning ceremony for the USS Little Rock on December 16 at...
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Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2017 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – For the last 19 years, Reverend Eric Johns, a pastor at the Buffalo Dream Center, ditched the comfort of his home to spend Thanksgiving week living among the homeless in the City of Buffalo. At night, he sleeps under a bridge, battling the brisk Western New York cold. “A...
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Tom Puckett
November 20, 2017 - 5:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A number of protesters representing citizen groups gathered outside the Saturn Club Monday afternoon to criticize Congressman Chris Collins’ support for the Republican sponsored Tax Plan. Michelle Schoeneman of Citizens Against Collins says Collins is pretending the recently...
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Tom Puckett
November 20, 2017 - 3:53 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo corrections officer is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate. Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) arrested Daijon Talford, 33 of Buffalo, NY for Official Misconduct. Talford was charged following an investigation into an unlawful personal...
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November 20, 2017 - 3:38 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills coach Sean McDermott isn't going to be rushed into naming a starting quarterback a day after his decision to go with rookie Nathan Peterman backfired. McDermott on Monday said he's still evaluating whether to give Peterman another start or return to...
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November 20, 2017 - 1:33 pm
Buffalo, N.Y.. (WBEN) - For decades, Mercy Flight has been partnering with Children's Hospital to provide rooftop access for the critically ill and injured. The tradition continues now with fully operational heliport access atop the new Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo. Over the last 36 years...
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Dave Debo
November 20, 2017 - 11:22 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - After hearing from two witnesses that placed suspect Travis Green at the scene of Tuesday's shooting at the Dollar General Store in Cheektowaga, and a third who talked of glass and shell casings that littered the parking lot there, Justice Paul Piotrowski ruled there was...
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