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Jim Downing
Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor: A survivor remembers


PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (WBEN/AP) -- Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor.

Then a newlywed sailor, he recalled a Japanese plane flying low and slow in his direction as he rushed to his battleship from his home after hearing explosions and learning of the attack on the radio.

 
lawsontint.com
Illegal Tint

New York State Inspection to Include Window Tint


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Window tint in New York State has been illegal for a number of years. After January 1st, if you're window is tinted past that set standard you will fail state inspection.

 
Drones

What you Should Know if a Drone is on the Holiday Wishlist



Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - It's one of the most requested gifts this holiday season, but what should you know if you plan on buying a drone?
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SPCA Raid

Massive SPCA Raid Recovers Dead Animals


Wilson, NY (WBEN) Dozens of dead animals were carried out of a home in Niagara County on Tuesday after a raid was carried out by the Niagara SPCA.


 
Healthcare

Forum Looks to Give a Picture of Post-Election Healthcare



Questions about healthcare reform still remain a month after the election, and Tuesday morning Blue Cross Blue Shield held a forum to address some of the concerns employers have about the future of Obamacare
Andrew Cuomo
Investigation

Governor Probing Racial Bias in NY Prisons


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor has launched an investigation into racial bias in the state prison system following an investigation by The New York Times.

 
Uber

County Legislature Invests $100K in Effort to Bring Ridesharing Upstate



The Erie County Legislature will give $100,000 to Visit Buffalo Niagara so they can launch a campaign to bring ridesharing services like Uber across the state.
Santaland

Snow! Just in time for Santaland!


Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the lake effect snow machine kicks into high gear for the southtowns and southern tier, the folks at the Erie County Parks and Orchard Park Recreation Department are rolloing out details of this weekend's annual Santaland festivities.
 
Joe McKnight
NFL Death

Road Rage Arrest in Death of NFL's McKnight


The man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight has been arrested and jailed on a charge of manslaughter.
NY Assembly
Pay Hike?

Albany Pay Raise Plan Not Dead, But Still Undecided


New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says there's no decision on whether lawmakers will return to Albany for a special session focused on a legislative pay hike.

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