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Tom Puckett
May 22, 2018 - 6:50 pm
Corfu, NY (WBEN) Six Flags will once again operate Darien Lake as part of a deal with Premier Parks. Six Flags operated Darien Lake from 1999-2007. Six Flags announced it has entered into a purchase agreement with affiliates of Premier Parks, LLC to acquire the lease rights to operate five parks...
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Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2018 - 5:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Common Council adopted the 2018-2019 budget on Tuesday. All council members except for Lovejoy District Council Richard Fontana voted in favor of the budget. "We did not want to lay off people (in the fire or police departments) and we did not want to cut off...
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May 22, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Albany, NY (AP) The New York state Legislature has chosen acting Attorney General Barbara Underwood as interim attorney general in the aftermath of Eric Schneiderman’s resignation earlier this month. A joint session of the Democrat-controlled Assembly and the Republican-led Senate overwhelmingly...
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Twin Cities Memorial Highway and Schenck Street. May 22, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
May 22, 2018 - 2:25 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) A bicyclist died Tuesday morning after being struck by a car in North Tonawanda. Police say the 34 year old bicyclist entered the Twin City Memorial Highway, heading west across the southbound lanes against a red light at the intersection of Schenck Street. Police say...
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Dydisci Martin, 25, arraigned on Second Degree Murder charges (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2018 - 1:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An Amherst man was charged with Murder in the Second Degree after an almost year-long investigation. Dydisci Martin, 25, was accused of the murder of Leon "Bruno" Nelson, Jr., 48, last July 28. Martin lived in an upstairs apartment with the victim's girlfriend. The woman left...
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Matt Moran
May 22, 2018 - 1:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Oishei Children's Hospital along with American Medical Response unveiled it's state of the art neonatal transport ambulance Dr. Stephen Turkovich, the chief medical officer at childrens says this allows them to be ready for any situation. "Sometimes mother nature doesn't wait...
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WBEN Photo/Dave Debo
May 22, 2018 - 11:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) — The New York state Legislature plans to hold a joint session to vote for the temporary successor to fill the attorney general's position left vacant when Erie Schneiderman resigned earlier this month. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has announced that the Democrat-controlled...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
May 22, 2018 - 10:57 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The body found just south of Springville on Monday morning is that of Dan Fitzgibbons, Erie County's deputy commissioner for buildings and grounds. Fitzgibbon's body was found in Cattaraugus Creek near the Scoby Hill Dam. His death, for the moment, is being treated as a suicide,...
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Elma, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's Department says they are investigating fourteen separate burglary incidents that occurred in Elma over the weekend. Police say the crimes happened sometime between Saturday and Monday. A subject or subjects entered vehicles, some were unlocked, and stole...
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Tim Wenger
May 22, 2018 - 9:06 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - There are some signs and statistics pointing to fewer deaths related to opioid overdoses and addiction, but the numbers remain staggering and overwhelming. Whatever the root cause, there is a problem with the abuse of opioid medications and the impact is far-reaching in our...
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