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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2017 - 4:20 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) One person has been shot, and another is in custody after a shooting outside the Dollar General at Union and French in Cheektowaga Tuesday afternoon. Cheektowaga Police have identified the suspect as Travis Green, 29, of Garden Village Drive in Cheektowaga. Green was charged...
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Mike Baggerman
November 14, 2017 - 4:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Dr. Eugene Gosy pleaded not guilty in federal court on Tuesday afternoon. The Clarence-based doctor received a 166-count federal indictment which included conspiring to distribute opioids that resulted in the death of six patients. A major part of his court appearance...
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2017 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Congressman Chris Collins' office announces FEMA has issued a disaster declaration for the Lake Ontario shoreline, which has been hit by flooding. “We have witnessed awful devastation along the shoreline and have stayed persistent in our fight to secure federal assistance,” says...
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November 14, 2017 - 12:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Winter parking regulations on bus routes have been delayed at least one week. Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown made the announcement this morning. The parking regulations on the bus routes were scheduled to begin on Wednesday morning. The City of Buffalo will begin enforcing the...
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Dave Debo
November 14, 2017 - 7:19 am
(WBEN) As prosecutors take Dr. Eugene Gosy of Clarence to court to answer new federal charges related to his high-volume Williamsville pain management clinic, a doctor who helped re-establish his practice says that the region still has a problem meeting the needs of patients. And in some cases, Dr...
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Richard Root
November 14, 2017 - 5:54 am
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) - The West Seneca Town Board approved an 8.6% tax hike last night. While lower than the proposed 12% tax increase, the move was still a very unpopular one, with the crowd, at one point, calling for Supervisor Sheila Meegan to resign. Residents at the meeting were blaming...
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Randy Bushover
November 14, 2017 - 5:16 am
Upscale women’s clothing store Danahy’s has moved across Sheridan Drive from the Northtown Plaza to Piccadilly Plaza at 3206 Sheridan Drive. Danahy’s chose to relocate to a permanent location rather than vacate the plaza temporarily and then return once renovations were complete. Danahy’s opened in...
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Dave Andreychuk
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Richard Root
November 14, 2017 - 4:24 am
Toronto, NY (WBEN/AP) - Former Sabre Dave Andreychuk was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last night. Delaware North CEO, and Boston Bruins owner, Jeremy Jacobs was inducted as well in the builder category. Andreychuk began his career with the Sabres in 1982 and played for 11 seasons here. He...
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2017 - 4:00 am
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The Bills are still in playoff contention with six games to go, and after a streaker jumped onto the field at New Era Field Sunday, could behavior get worse as the team continues its quest for its first playoff berth in nearly two decades? Scott Zylka with the Erie County...
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