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Prison Security

Will Changes Prevent Another Prison Break at Clinton?


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Last month's prison break prompted the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision to make several changes at the facility, including a new superintendent.

 
Signed and Sealed

Eichel Signs With the Sabres


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Thoughts of Jack Eichel returning to college can be put to rest. Eichel signed his pro contract with the Sabres on Wednesday.
1930-2015

Former WBEN Newsman Lou Douglas Dies


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) -- Legendary WBEN Newsman Lou Douglas has passed away at the age of 85.
Football Camp

Former Bill Reggie McKenzie Tackles Overgrown Field for Football Camp


Reggie McKenzie, a member of Buffalo's famed "Electric Company" offensive line walked through knee-high weeds on a Detroit owned field and knew he couldn't wait for the city.
4th Food!

Independence Day Food & Fireworks


It’s America’s birthday!
The quintessential American holiday happens to fall on a Saturday this year. How great is an Independence Day that  involves sunny, hot weather—no small thing considering all the rain and wind we’ve had this year—and a long weekend for many of us?
 
Guilty Plea

Ex-Bill Spikes Pleads Guilty in Hit-and-Run, Gets Probation


WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.
 
New Protocols

New Protocols at Clinton Correctional Facility


Albany, NY (WBEN) There are new protocols in place at Clinton Correctional Facility, nearly a month after the escape by two convicted killers. The state department of corrections also has a new superintendent.
 
AWOL

Afghan Soldier Who Fled US Training Site Granted Asylum


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal officials have granted asylum to an Afghan military officer who along with two comrades slipped away from a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid being sent back home.
Dry Run

2 Convicted Murderers Practiced Night Before Prison Breakout


DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) -- One of two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison in June told police that they conducted a practice run the night before their daring escape, a district attorney said.
 
Double Stabbing

Wife Killed, Husband Hospitalized After Double Stabbing


Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) Lackawanna Police are investigating a stabbing that claimed the life of a woman and left her husband in the hospital.
 
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