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February 06, 2017 - 11:54 pm
BOSTON (WBEN/AP) -- It wasn't exactly "Dewey Defeats Truman," but some Florida readers of The Boston Globe learned a different Super Bowl outcome than most on Monday morning. Early editions of New England's largest newspaper ran a front page suggesting the Patriots lost to the Atlanta Falcons on...
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February 06, 2017 - 2:37 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Mayor Byron Brown explained what factors led to the decision to order a cease and desist notice to Maggie’s Restaurant on Military Road following its shooting incident Sunday. “Our intent is not to shut businesses, it’s to work with businesses which our police and other...
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February 06, 2017 - 11:56 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Louis P Ciminelli, CEO of LP Ciminelli and two other executives have stepped down from their posts over charges they face in the Buffalo Billion scandal. Ciminelli along with Kevin Schuler and Michael Laipple face charges of rigging bids in an effort to build the Solar City plant...
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February 06, 2017 - 10:56 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are issuing a cease and desist order, immediately shutting down a bar that was the scene of a shooting early Sunday morning. A 22 year old man was shot outside of Maggie's on Military early Sunday morning. He was treated and released from ECMC. The notice says...
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February 06, 2017 - 10:34 am
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to allow into the United States people who "want to love our country," defending his immigration and refugee restrictions as he made his first visit to the headquarters Monday for U.S. Central Command. Trump reaffirmed his...
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February 06, 2017 - 8:24 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is being held without bail following his arraignment on a murder charge. 28-year-old Raquise Bryant pleaded not guilty to a second degree murder count this morning. He's accused of fatally stabbing 29-year-old Raheem Malone of Buffalo, one time in the chest on...
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February 06, 2017 - 5:55 am
University at Buffalo Campus Police say students should be alert, after reports of a sexual assault early Monday morning near Core Road, and the Ellicott Complex. A student says she was attacked around 2:30 a.m. A statement from the University (below) says the incident was reported as an attempted...
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February 06, 2017 - 5:29 am
(WBEN) - Early TV ratings for the Super Bowl are in, and surprise, surprise Buffalo tuned in to the Big game in a big way. Buffalo was the number two market for the Super Bowl Sunday night, beating out just about everyone, including Atlanta and Boston. Here are the top five markets for the game,...
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February 06, 2017 - 1:16 am
(ABC) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit announced early Sunday morning that it has denied the Department of Justice's emergency motion -- filed late Saturday -- to issue an immediate stay on a Washington State judge's temporary restraining order of President Donald Trump's controversial...
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February 05, 2017 - 11:58 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Western New York is not alone when it comes to the fentanyl crisis. One group that deals with addiction recovery says it's seen its share. Just what is fentanyl? "Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate, similar to morphine, but is 50 to 100 times more potent," says Brandy Vandermark-...
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