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The Flood Warning continues for Ellicott Creek near Williamsville, d after record-breaking rains late Thursday. Areas around Holtz Rd., Aero Drive and Ellicott Creek Park are of paricular concern. Further east, the warnings also remain for the Genesee River At Avon in Livingston County and Oatka...
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Mike Baggerman
April 21, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With such a high level of public interest in Buffalo's train station selection, many locals were outraged that they were not allowed entry to the final committee meeting on Thursday morning. WATCH: Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown explained why Empire State Development was the site...
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April 20, 2017 - 10:14 pm
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Fox News Channel has thrived despite losing founding leader Roger Ailes and next generation star Megyn Kelly within the past nine months. Wednesday's firing of defining personality Bill O'Reilly will be its toughest test yet. Fox moved quickly to install a new lineup after...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:14 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – The Buffalo Bills today announced the team’s 2017 schedule. Group and individual game tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale Monday, May 8. Group tickets (12 or more) will be available by calling 1-877-BB-TICKS (228-4257) beginning at 9:00 AM. Individual game tickets will...
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Tom Puckett
April 20, 2017 - 6:46 pm
Paris, France (WBEN) A Western New Yorker is vacationing in Paris, and was not too far from the shooting scene along the Champs-Elysees. Sarah Turner was shopping with her 9 year old son along the Champs-Elysees about an hour before the attack happened. "We were shopping in a very busy area, near...
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Tom Puckett
April 20, 2017 - 2:30 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo Bill was involved in an unusual incident Wednesday in Elma. Erie County Sheriff's spokesman Scott Zylka says deputies responded to a call of a man along Rice Road. Zylka says Cyrus Kouandjio was discovered in that field. "The individual was polite, compliant with the...
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Tom Puckett
April 20, 2017 - 12:12 pm
Olcott, NY (WBEN) Niagara County will be under a state of emergency this weekend. Leaders say rising lake levels are pushing higher heading into the weekend. The county has been monitoring the lake level situation since late last week, when Sheriff Jim Voutour and Security Committee Chairman Dave...
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Campaign For Greater Buffalo Architecture History & Culture
April 20, 2017 - 11:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A site selection committee created by Governor Andrew Cuomo voted to recommend that Buffalo's next Amtrak Station be built downtown, rejecting the groundswell of support for resurrecting the massive and mostly-vacant NY Central Terminal on Buffalo's East Side. At the request...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres have fired both General Manager Tim Murray and Head Coach Dan Bylsma. The decision was made following a reported second day of meetings between the Pegulas and Murray. Under Murray, the Sabres drafted second overall two straight years and failed to make the...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
April 20, 2017 - 9:46 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frustration grew from the public as the train station site selection committee went into its final meeting to discuss where to put the new train station on Thursday morning. Charlotte Ripple from West Seneca was one of several people who were barred from going to the fourth...
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