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Bills Take Shaq Lawson at 19


Orchard Park, N.Y. (WGR550) - A topsy-turvy opening round at the 2016 NFL Draft allowed the Bills to select their pick of defenders -- with the 19th overall selection, Buffalo went with Clemson DE Shaq Lawson.
Hazlewood Ave

House Destroyed in Two Alarm Fire Overnight


Eight people are left homeless after a two alarm fire destroyed a home and damaged two others on Buffalo's east side overnight.  

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Sick Day

Illness Closes Orchard Park Middle School Today, Monday


 The  Middle School only  in the Orchard Park School District is closed today and Monday because of an outbreak of an illness beleived to be the norovirus  that's affected students and teachers. Classrooms and busses will be disin
Shaq Lawson
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PHOTOS: Bills Pick Shaq Lawson


Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the 19th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, The Buffalo Bills selected Clemson DE Shaq Lawson.
Draft Lottery

As NFL Draft Carries on, Sabres Fans have Draft Lottery




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The talk of the town is the NFL Draft, but Sabres fans have something to look forward to Saturday.
Addiction

Erie County to Host Opiate Addiction Forum



Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Erie County has announced another town hall meeting focusing on opiate and heroin addiction, this time in the town of Tonawanda.
Guilty Plea

Attica Woman Pleads Guilty to Killing Husband




Warsaw, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Charlene Mess was accused of striking 52-year-old Douglas Mess with pitchfork and shooting him in the back of the head with a rifle and then concealing his body in manure.
 
Bomb Scare

UPDATE: Baltimore TV Station Evacuated in Bomb Scare



BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say the "bomb" a man claimed to be wearing when he walked into a television station wearing an animal costume was in reality a red flotation-style garment stuffed with chocolate candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil.
Tobacco Sales

Chautauqua Co. Legislature Votes in Favor of Changing Tobacco Purchasing Age




Mayville, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The legislature voted in favor Wednesday night of changing the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 by a 13 to six vote.
School Closed

Orchard Park Middle School to Close Friday




Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Orchard Park Middle School will be closed Friday, April 29 because of the flu.
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Where do you think the crisis with prescription and opiate drugs is headed?
  It will get worse before it gets better.
  It will improve slowly.
  It will remain the same.
 
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