Craig Lehner

WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
November 16, 2017 - 11:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Hundreds of dollars were raised within the first hour of Officer Craig Lehner's benefit on Thursday night at Club Marcella in Downtown Buffalo. Lehner went missing in the Niagara River on October 13 during a training mission with the Buffalo Police Department. He was found...
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November 11, 2017 - 9:37 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As a way to pay tribute to fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner, the City of Buffalo and Access Channel 22 has produced a 20 minute video on Lehner. The video began airing on Veteran's Day. In addition to being a BPD Officer, Lehner was a Veteran as well. Buffalo City...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
November 09, 2017 - 5:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A benefit will be held on Thursday, November 16 at Club Marcella to honor Officer Craig Lehner. The benefit, which runs from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., will feature a 50/50 raffle, silent auction, at least 70 baskets, plus food from various restaurants. Proceeds from the benefit will...
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Photos courtesy @Ben_Read_WGRZ
October 29, 2017 - 8:38 am
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - After an emotional couple of weeks in Western New York, culminating with the funeral of fallen Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner, the Buffalo Bills will took pause before the game against the Raiders and paid tribute to Lehner. Lehner's family was seated as mid-field...
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Dave Debo
October 27, 2017 - 5:38 am
(WBEN) A grassroots effort to re-name the city's "Barkyard" Dog Park at LaSalle Park in honor of fallen Buffalo K-9 Officer Craig Lehner is gathering thousands of signatures on Change.org, and inspiring the private group that operates the park for the city to consider making the change. Lehner...
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The wreath atop Forest Lawn Cemetery with Officer Lehner's badge number (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 25, 2017 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wednesday's funeral for Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner, while somber, was a day where the community showcased their support for all first responders. However, it's back to business for Buffalo police on Thursday. "Reality sets in," Buffalo Police Lieutenant Jeff Rinaldo...
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Tim Wenger
October 25, 2017 - 4:03 pm
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty good about being a Buffalonian. It’s strange, too, given the set of circumstances that led me to this ‘place’ in my mind of late. We’ve learned a lot over the course of the days following October 13th when Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner died...
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Tom Puckett
October 25, 2017 - 2:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Thousands of police, law enforcement, military and first responders filled Key Bank Center Wednesday for the funeral of Officer Craig Lehner. Buffalo Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda says Wednesday was a day to remember how Lehner lived. "Full of love for his family, friends,...
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