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Tricia Mangan - USA Today Sports Image
February 14, 2018 - 10:01 pm
Pyeyongchang (WBEN) - Derby native and Nardic Graduate Tricia Managn took a fall during the first run of the women's giant slalom competition in the Winter Olympics. Mangan fell during one of the turns and slid off the course. Mangan was the 34th skier to make the 1st run in the competition which...
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Students released from a lockdown embrace following following a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 9:51 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A former student opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into the streets in the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown,...
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A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Accusations of negligence, recklessness, and carelessness by the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Police Department highlight the notice of claim filed last month by Donna Wilson, the sister of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. The Buffalo News first reported the...
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Tom Puckett
February 14, 2018 - 6:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) While Democrat Adam Schiff of California is urging the release of testimony by Michael Caputo on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Caputo believes it's the Democrats themselves who are stalling. "It's my understanding the Democrats are holding it up. In fact,...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:34 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (WBEN/AP) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was the site of a school shooting on Wednesday. The Broward Sheriff's Office confirmed on Twitter late-Wednesday afternoon that said the shooter, whose name has not been released, was taken into custody. The...
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February 14, 2018 - 3:17 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A combination of rising temperatures, snow melt and anticipated rainfall is leading to flooding concerns for much of Western New York through Friday. A Flood Watch is posted for much of the region during the period. FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY...
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Tom Puckett
February 14, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man will spend five years in jail after admitting to trying to run down Buffalo Police Officers. 24 year old Kenneth Pringle was sentenced this morning. It was during an ice storm in December 2016 when an officer tried to pull Pringle over for an expired inspection...
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Tom Puckett
February 14, 2018 - 12:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A judge has blocked the Buffalo Public Schools from transferring five and a half teaching positions from City Honors. Judge John O'Donnell issued the temporary restraining order until a hearing Thursday morning. Read the decision HERE .
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Greg Burke- USA Today Sports
February 14, 2018 - 10:41 am
The USA Mens' Hockey team- with former Sabre Brian Gionta and Williamsville's David Leggio -- had an expected loss Wednesday morning in an overtime defeat to Slovenia, 3-2. Jan Mursak scored the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation as Slovenia came back to stun the United States at...
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