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Drug Bust

Major narcotics bust with ties to Mexico

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Three Buffalo men have been arrested and detained in connection with a major narcotics distribution ring with ties to Mexico.  Acting U.S. Attorney James Kennedy says three men are alleged to have possession of more than five kilograms of cocaine and intended to distribute the drugs.
Sexual Assaults

BPD Investigating Series of Sexual Assaults

Buffalo police announced Friday they are investigating two reports of sexual assaults that occurred between Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

Record warmth, rain and wind!

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - You know what they say about the weather in western New York!  If you don't like it, just wait a minute!  The region's weather reputation is living up to its standards this weekend as we move from record warmth, to heavy rains, gusty winds and dropping temperarures, all within a matter of hours.
Reince Priebus
Ties to Russia?

White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI

The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.
Tom Perez
DNC Chair

AP Explains: Why the Democratic Party chair race matters

National Democrats will elect a new chair whose task is to steady a reeling party and capitalize on the widespread opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. Leading contenders in the Saturday vote are former Labor Secretary and WNY native Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison
Gowns for Prom

Gowns for Prom Preparing for Prom Season

The 12th "Gowns for Prom" program is seeking donations of new or gently used formal gowns, shoes, and accessories of any size as high school girls prepare for prom season.
Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Andrew Liveris, Marillyn Hewson
Executive Order

New Executive Order from President Trump

 President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order taking aim at government regulations.
Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump
Death Threat

Niagara County Man Sentenced After Threat to Kill Presidents

A Niagara County Man was sentenced Friday for threatening to kill President Trump.
New Helper

New K9 Team to Help Erie County with Arson Investigations

The Erie County Sheriff's Office is training a new accelerant detection team for the Fire Investigation Unit. One of the newest members of the team is Axe, an 18-month old Lab mix.
Buffalo $$

Buffalo Billion Phase 2 or BUST!

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the University of Buffalo Metro Rail station as a backdrop, New York State Senator Tim Kennedy pledged a "no" vote on any state budget plan that did not include the vital an so-called "Buffalo Billion Phase 2" funds as part of it. 

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