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Caputo Raising Money To Counter Anti-Collins Billboard Campaign


(WBEN)  Political strategist Michael Caputo says  he's launching an effort to crowd-fund pro-Chris Collins billboars as a way to spotlight the national opposition campaign that he says is infiltrating town hall meetings nationwide and targeting Republicans.
 
Too Warm?

Canalside Ice Should Be Good for Break Week


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Even with temperatures flirting with 50 this week, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation says the rink should be ready for those who want to take advantage of their break week.
 
Mayor Brown

Mayor Byron Brown to announce run for 4th term


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Just days after delivering his state of the city address that was targeted by protests outside the Buffalo convention center, Mayor Byron Brown is expected to announce a run for a fourth term as Mayor of Buffalo later Monday.
Hate Crime?

Allentown Attacks Seen As Possible Hate Crime


Three people were reportedly attacked in Buffalo Saturday evening in Allentown,  in what is being seen as a possible hate crime because of anti-gay taunts that eyewitnesses say preceeded the event.
Penalties

Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes


FLORIDA, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible accident. But she soon realized that her home had been ransacked, and that her other dog, Quigley, was lying dead on his favorite blanket in the living room.
BPD Sub-Station

Councilmember David Franczyk Lauds Police Sub-Station Proposal


Part of the 2017 proposals by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown are to add two new Buffalo police sub-stations - One at Canalside and the other at the Broadway Market. The proposals were important to councilmember David Franczyk.
Winter?

Winter! It's not over yet, but it's pretty easy to take!


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -A February Presidents Day weekend to remember for the Buffalo and Western New York region as windows were open, shorts were the fashion choice and sunglasses were back in style!  And while there is a bit of a roller coaster for temperatures in the long range forecast, in general things look pretty promising.
3 in a Row

Sabres Win Third Straight


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres won their third game in a row Saturday afternoon as they topped the St. Louis Blues 3-2 at KeyBank Center.
Dems Tea Party?

Large, Hostile Crowds Expected at WNY Town Halls


Congress is on break this week and members are heading back to their home districts. Many will hold town hall meetings with constituents where liberal activists are threatening to show up in force.
Travel Ban

Buffalo joins cities in resisting immigration order


NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has been an outspoken opponent of the Trump immigration ban and Buffalo is joining municipalities like, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis and Skokie, Illinois, in urging a federal judge to continue blocking aspects of President Trump's travel ban.
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