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Tom Puckett
April 19, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A political analyst says while James Comey's book won't shed much light on the Mueller investigation, it does show how Comey feels about President Trump. PREVIEW: James Comey 1on1 with WBEN Canisius College's Kevin Hardwick says Comey has a calm demeanor and has been subjected to...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are warning residents that they have received several reports of men going into residents’ homes posing as utility workers. At least two incidents occurred in the early afternoon Wednesday. Police say in one case a young white male approached an elderly...
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April 18, 2018 - 3:21 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - Airfield professionals from all over the world come to Buffalo for the Snow Symposium learning and developing new ideas. Wednesday they were finishing the conference with a snow plow rodeo. Held at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, drivers have to maneuver a course...
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The Bon Ton at the McKinley Mall on April 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
April 18, 2018 - 2:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 200 Bon-Ton stores across the country, including eight in Western New York, are shutting down as part of liquidation, approved by a bankruptcy court judge in Delaware. Bill Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “While we are disappointed by this outcome and tried...
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Photo courtesy Sal Cappaccio
April 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) Fred Jackson was so strapped for cash while playing professional football in Germany, he and his wife had to rely on their poker winnings to afford going out for fancy dinners. “I was broke,” the former Buffalo Bills running back said, laughing while...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2018 - 1:27 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order granting parolees the right to vote. "I am issuing an executive order giving parolees the right to vote. It is unconscionable to deny voting rights to New Yorkers who have paid their debt and have re-entered society," Governor Cuomo...
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Sunset Motel on 4056 West Main Street Road in Batavia on April 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Genesee County Sheriff's Office identified the woman murdered at the Sunset Motel in Batavia as Sherri Colleen Butler. Police said Butler, 58, was last seen on Friday night. She was found dead late Monday morning by a sheriff deputy in her room at the motel "sharp force...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Back in the early 1990's Michael Caputo was working on the Bush-Quayle campaign. "I was a back-bencher on the campaign; director of media services and responsible for radio and television coverage". One of the chief surrogates for President George H.W. Bush was First Lady...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Diocese Bishop Richard Malone says that his residence on Oakland Place in Buffalo will go up for sale this summer, and all proceeds will go toward the diocese's program to help past victims of sex abuse by priests. Peter Hunt of Hunt Real Estate said that whenever the...
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(WBEN) - In a one-on-one interview with WBEN, former FBI Director James Comey addressed the Clinton investigation, his handling of that leaked memo, and why he's coming out and talking now. In the interview, which will air in its entirety Thursday morning on WBEN, Comey was asked about whether any...
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