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WBEN Extra: Opiate Addictions & Pain Killer Needs


As more and more Western New Yorkers clamor for pain killing mediciations witht he shutdown of Dr. Eugene Gosy's practice-- WBEN looks at the delicate balance between helping manage pain and fuel a growing opiate addiction

HEAR A ROUNDTABLE MONDAY MORNING on Buffalo's Early News beginning at 7 am

 
Skyway

Higgins Wants Skyway Review, Removal Considered




Just a day after the Buffalo Skyway Bridge was the focal point for Sky-Ride and attracted a blizzard of bicycle riders, Rep. Brian Higgins has renewed his campaign to get the old bridge torn down.
Lockdown

Sweet Home High School Placed under Lockdown Monday Afternoon



Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Students inside Sweet Home High School were briefly in lockdown this afternoon.
 
Slow Roll

Slow Roll Tonight on Buffalo's East Side


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two days removed from the Skyride along the Skyway, another bicycle event takes place tonight.

 
Claim Filed

Family of Boy Killled at Delaware Park Sue City, County, Driver


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Nearly a year after being killed, the family of Maksim Sugorovskiy is taking legal action against the city, Erie County and the driver of the car that struck and killed the three year old boy.
 
For Sale

For Sale SIgn Goes Up at Catholic Retreat


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bishop Richard J. Malone approves a recommendation that the Diocese of Buffalo sell the St. Columban Center, which is located along the shores of Lake Erie in Derby. The property is listed at $1.9 million.
          
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Acquitted

Officer Acquitted in Freddie Gray Case


BALTIMORE (AP) --  A Baltimore police officer has been acquitted of assault and other charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died a week after he was critically injured in police custody.
Reopened

Anchor Bar Reopens Following Weekend Shooting


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- The Buffalo bar credited with inventing the spicy chicken wings now known as Buffalo-style wings has reopened after one kitchen employee was killed and another was wounded in a shooting.
Tom Brady
Appeal

Tom Brady to File Appeal Today


Tom Brady’s legal team will file a petition Monday afternoon to rehear the Deflategate appeal, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Per Schefter, the petition will be to rehear the case “en banc,” meaning that it would be reheard before t
Madonna, Prince
Billboard Pics

PICTURES: Billboard Music Awards


This year's Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna.  And they certainly delivered on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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