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He Trumps Them

CBS Poll: Trump leads GOP Field in 2016 presidential race


(CBS) Donald Trump (24 percent) leads a fractured Republican field in the race for the GOP nomination in the latest national CBS News Poll. Behind him are Jeb Bush (13 percent) and Scott Walker (10 percent).
Terror Arrest

Terror Arrest Leaves Lackawanna "Embarrassed"


Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) - The arrest of Arafat Nagi last week did no favors for the City of Lackawanna's image.
Boy Struck

Boy Struck By Car in Eden


Eden, NY (WBEN) A 12 year old boy was flown to Women and Children's Hospital after being struck by a car Monday afternoon.
 
Sabres

AP sources: Battista Stepping Down as Sabres Executive


Buffalo, NY (AP) - Two people familiar with the decision say Buffalo Sabres vice president of hockey-related business Joe Battista is leaving the team.
Re-Striping

Scajaquada Re-Striping: What You Need to Know


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Over two months since the speed on Route 198 was lowered to 30 MPH, New York State Department of Transportation crews are working to make the former expressway feel more like a parkway.
Death Debate

Holmes Jury Keeps Execution as Option as Sentencing Advances


CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.
 
Explosive Device

Explosive Device on Hoyt Street


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police and the Erie County Bomb Squad have removed a suspicious package that turned out to be explosive.
 
Settlement

Retailers to Pay New York $300,000 in Toy Gun Settlement


NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of realistic-looking toy guns in New York and pay over $300,000 in penalties, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday.
 
Recall

Kraft Recalls Cheese Slices for Choking Risk


The Kraft Heinz Co. is voluntarily recalling about 36,000 cases of Kraft Singles cheese products because some of the packaging film may stick to the slices and pose a choking hazard.
 
Lackawanna

Lawmakers Push for Change to Bethlehem Steel Plan


Lackawanna, NY (WBEN) - Over 1,000 Lackawanna residents have put their name on a petition asking the State to fully remediate the contaminated site that used to be home to Bethlehem Steel.
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