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State of City

Brown Delivers Optimistic 10th State of the City Address




Buffalo, N.Y (WBEN) -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown's 10th State of the City address Friday at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center was an opportunity for both reflection on how far the city has recovered and prospered in the last decade, while examining further challenges.
Twitter
Blocking Terror

Twitter Moves to Actively Seek Out Terrorist Supporters


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out and automatically flag accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity.
 
Child Porn Bust

Buffalo Man Charged with Producing Child Pornorgraphy


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man is charged with producing child pornography. Prosecutors say he used social media to prey on his victims.
 
Crane Collapse
Crane Collapse

Massive Crane Collapses in NYC; 1 Dead


NEW YORK -- A huge construction crane being lowered to safety in a snow squall plummeted into a Lower Manhattan street Friday, killing a man in a parked car and leaving three people wounded by debris that scattered as the rig's lengthy boom fell, officials said.
 
Downtown Store

Tops 'Preferred Choice' to Operate 201 Ellicott Supermarket


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Announced during Mayor Brown's State of the City address, Ciminelli Real Estate will be working with Tops to put together a downtown supermarket.
 
Bank Merger

Poloncarz, Higgins Denounce Key Bank, First Niagara Merger




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Congressman Brian Higgins are voicing opposition to the proposed Key Bank-First Niagara merger.
Slick Pics

Snowy Slick Pics of Friday Traffic Troubles


 Spoiled by a comparatively light amount of snowfall this winter, it's almost as if Western New Yorkers forgot how to drive on slick roads Friday.   Very slick and slippery conditions resulted in several minor accidents across the regio
Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton
Dems Debate

Clinton or Sanders? Who Won The Debate?


Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled again and again during their first one-on-one debate of the 2016 race, battling over Wall Street and more
Puppy VIDEO

VIDEO: Who Will Win The Super Bowl? Ask Fallon's Puppies


From the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on NBC,  Here's one way to predict who will win the Super Bowl  
Supermarket

Downtown Supermarket Plans Coming Today


(WBEN) In his state of the city address today, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown is expected to unveil a developer to construct a downtown grocery store on an Ellicott Street lot near the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library.
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