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ID Theft

Man Accused of Impersonating Member of Kevin Hart's Entourage


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A man has been arraigned on charges he stole credit card numbers and impersonating a member of Kevin Hart's entourage.
 
Body Found

Crews find body of missing tuber in Chautauqua Lake


Authorities say they've found the body of a 48-year-old man who went missing while tubing on a western New York lake last weekend.
 
Transgenders In

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military


WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.

 
Pigeon Talk

Hear it Hear: The Michalek-Pigeon Case


State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek  has pleaded guilty to receiving bribes and resigned from the bench as part of a growing scandal that could effectively remove local lobbyist and political insider G. Steven Pigeon  from the stage.

INSIDE: A Buffalo's Early News Roundtable on the scandal.
 
Shooting

11 Year Old Boy Victim in Double Shooting


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - An 11 year old boy is seriously injured after a double shooting along Humason Avenue in Buffalo late Wednesday.  A 20 year old male victim is in critical condition.
 
Children's

PICTURES: See Ciminelli's Plans For Childrens' Hospital Site


Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation has been picked as the designated developer for the redevelopment of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, with plans for housing, a soccer complex and a charter school
Record Drive

AAA Projects Record Number of Travelers This Holiday Weekend


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Thought Memorial Day weekend was busy? Imagine this coming weekend.
 
Stamkos Stays

Stamkos Sweepstakes OVER Before it Begins


Tampa, FL (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres were a top contender for free agent Steve Stamkos. The hottest sweepstakes in the NHL was iced quickly as Stamkos re-signs with the Tampa Bay Lightning.


 
Whiting Guilty

Lackawanna Man Guilty of Fatally Stabbing Wife


A jury took less than an hour to convict a Lackawanna man of killing his wife.

 
Guilty Plea

Judge Resigns After Guilty Plea; Pigeon Next in Court



State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek resigned after pleading guilty to taking a bribe and filing a false instrument in a case involving political strategist Steve Pigeon.

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