Erie County to Host Opiate Addiction Forum

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Erie County has announced another town hall meeting focusing on opiate and heroin addiction, this time in the town of Tonawanda.
Guilty Plea

Attica Woman Pleads Guilty to Killing Husband

Warsaw, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Charlene Mess was accused of striking 52-year-old Douglas Mess with pitchfork and shooting him in the back of the head with a rifle and then concealing his body in manure.
Bomb Scare

UPDATE: Baltimore TV Station Evacuated in Bomb Scare

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say the "bomb" a man claimed to be wearing when he walked into a television station wearing an animal costume was in reality a red flotation-style garment stuffed with chocolate candy bars wrapped in aluminum foil.
Tobacco Sales

Chautauqua Co. Legislature Votes in Favor of Changing Tobacco Purchasing Age

Mayville, N.Y. (WBEN) -- The legislature voted in favor Wednesday night of changing the age of purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 by a 13 to six vote.
School Closed

Orchard Park Middle School to Close Friday

Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Orchard Park Middle School will be closed Friday, April 29 because of the flu.