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VIDEO: ECC Hockey Player Faces Assault Charges After Referee Hit




Police at Broome Community College are investigating after an Erie Community College Hockey Player was caught on camera attacking an official during the Junior College Championship game over the weekend.

Mom of twin toddler boys killed in house fire pleads guilty


The mother of twin toddler boys who died in a western New York house fire while she left them alone to buy marijuana has pleaded guilty in connection to their deaths.

'Topping Off' $30 million ECC STEM building


Williamsville, N.Y. (WBEN) - With a bold blue sky as a back drop on a crisp February day on the SUNY Erie Community College north campus Monday, college officials and elected leaders gathered for the "topping off" ceremony for the $30 million STEM building.

Siena poll: Gov. Cuomo's approval rating up


A new Siena College poll suggests Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is enjoying his highest favorability ratings in two years.

Oscar Mix-Up: Wrong Best Picture Winner Announced, Trophy Taken Back




The producers of "La La Land" were nearly done with their acceptance speeches for Best Picture when  "La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz returned to the microphone and said "Moonlight won Best Picture" insisting  "this is not a joke."

Transgender community rallies in Niagara Square


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The local transgender and LGBT community came together and rallied loudly in Niagara Square Sunday following the decision by the Trump administration last week to send the transgender bathroom issue back to the state level. 

Ridesharing Remains Idle in State Legislature


Ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber remain idle in New York State.

Andrew Peters speaks after Junior Sabres incident


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Andrew Peters spoke publically for the first time since his incident over the weekend involving an altercation with a 15-and-Under hockey team.

 

Niagara Wheatfield Credit Card Warning


The Niagara Wheatfield Central School District has issued a warning on their website related to credit card purchases of school musical tickets. The warning says there's a common link between purchases of those tickets and people who have...

Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Combat Hate Crimes


Woodbury, NY (WBEN) New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday expanded tools to fight hate crimes and anti-Semitic crimes that have been on upswing statewide this year.

UB Police investigating sexual assault


Amherst, N.Y. (WBEN) - The University at Buffalo Police are investigating a reported case of sexual assault on campus. 

Police are investigating a reported sexual assault that took place in a student's room early Sunday in Porter Hall, part of the Ellicott Complex on UB's North Campus.  

Father Of Slain SEAL Calls For Investigation


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The father of a Navy SEAL killed during an anti-terrorism raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation into its planning and criticized the Trump administration for its timing.