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New bridges that bring Bailey Avenue motorists over Cazenovia Creek and the Buffalo River in South Buffalo officially open to traffic Monday night.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Thousands of police officers and members of the general public are expected to attend Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner's funeral Wednesday inside KeyBank Center. Police officials on Monday advised the public of several road closures that will be necessary to accommodate funeral traffic, including the procession to Forest Lawn Cemetery.


Homeless agencies and service providers in Western New York are gathering Monday to launch a survey to gather statistics on homeless youth.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.

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New York State is working through its Parks 2020 plan, a $900 million shopping list of renovations and improvements for the state's vast network of parks. Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey says it is working and why parks attendance has risen from 57 million to 69 million this year.

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Calling hours begin Monday for Officer Craig Lehner at Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home in Hamburg.

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State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says what's happening in Washington presents the greatest risk to the future of New York State's economy. He talked about that with economic development leaders of New York's North Country on Friday.

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has issued a mandatory order to boil and conserve water for residents of the Village of Fredonia and the Town of Pomfret.

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Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate an overnight shooting on Buffalo's West Side.

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The US Marshals Service is seeking a fugitive that they believe could be in Western New York. Joshua Gurto stands accused of raping and murdering a 13-month-old girl in Ohio.

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Reflecting a growing trend in the automotive industry, a study conducted by AAA shows one-third of 2017 model year vehicles do not come equipped with a spare tire.

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Buffalo's waterfront LaSalle Park was lit in blue Thursday night, as citizens held a vigil for city Police Officer Craig Lehner.

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You have heard about films like "The True Adventures of Wolfboy" and "Marshall" being shot in Buffalo recently. Saturday night, Turner Classic Movies comes to North Park Theatre for a showing of "The Natural," which was filmed in the summer and fall of 1983 around several iconic Buffalo locations.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The island of Puerto Rico faces months of cleaning up and rebuilding following Hurricane Maria. On Thursday, 125 members of the New York Army National Guard flew out of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, along with supplies that will go toward the ongoing relief effort in the U.S. territory.


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Thousand of people are expected to attend funeral services in KeyBank Center next week for fallen Buffalo police officer Craig Lehner.

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Buffalo officially has a state park, with Wednesday's ribbon cutting for Buffalo Harbor State Park, a multi-million-dollar rebuilding of the decrepit relics of the city's industrial past into a major recreation area.

U.S. Navy

It has been a long time coming and the tentative date has moved a few times, but we now have confirmation that the new U.S.S. Little Rock will be commissioned alongside its namesake at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park on December 16.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Before he joined the Buffalo Police Department's Underwater Recovery Unit last year, Officer Craig Lehner worked within its K-9 Unit. Following his death in the Niagara River, questions are now being raised about the fate of his four-legged partner, Shield.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Buffalo Police officials on Wednesday again expressed their gratitude to all who supported the effort to recover their fallen officer. But they also warned that it will require a long period of time before they know the circumstances surrounding Craig Lehner's death in the Niagara River.


Could ride-hailing help boost public transit?

Oct 18, 2017

While ride-hailing is still a relatively new phenomenon in Western New York, it’s already changing the way many people get around the region.

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New York State is getting nearly $150 million in federal funding for affordable housing and economic development - and $13 million of that is coming to Buffalo.

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Do you remember the fight over $4 million City Comptroller Mark Schroeder said the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority owed the city? The two sides apparently have agreed there is a debt, but now the question is how much.

M&T Bank

M&T Bank has named a new leader for its middle market banking group.


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The search for missing Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner is over. The department announced Tuesday Lehner's body has been located and recovered from the Niagara River.

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Buffalo's Central Terminal has been named to the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a diverse group of international cultural heritage sites facing "daunting threats."

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In a world of high-tech searches, Buffalo Police are continuing to apply the knowledge of decades of experience working on and around the Niagara River, as the search for Officer Craig Lehner continues into a fifth day.

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The 2018 budget proposed by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz cuts the county's property tax rate by one penny to $4.94 per $1,000 of assessed value.

Bounce House goes airborne, injures several children

Oct 16, 2017
The Maize

Bounce houses are usually a fun activity, but this is the story of the house that bounced too far.

Buffalo Automation Group

A sea change could be on the way for lake freighters and other watercraft. A local start up is developing technology that could revolutionize how ships navigate from port to port. 


Search for missing police diver continues

Oct 15, 2017
Buffalo Police Department

The search for missing Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner continued on Monday. Though unsuccessful, police vowed to pick up the search again on Tuesday.

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