Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
Latest Headlines

Lake Effect Snow Concentrated in Southern Tier



The Lake Snow Warning for Chautauqua, Catt., Wyoming and S. Erie counties says that the areas along the Chautauqua Ridge will get hit hardest. The Buffalo metro area has seen little snow but may pick up a few inches Saturday as lake bands drift north.        READ MORE | INSIDE: Snowfall Travel Map | Larger Radar
The Worst Hardest Hit Areas of the Southern Tier:  3-6 in. Thursday, 6-12 in. Thursday night. 4-8  in. Friday for a total near 2 feet  in the most persistent snow bands.  Elsewhere: 12 in. or less
"The city of Buffalo and the Northowns and the airport will probably remain dry today and through tonight. The snow band will be in the Southtowns and the Southern Tier."
     - Dave Thomas, National Weather Service    HEAR MORE
Murder

Men Face Charges in Connection with Body Found


Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Two Western New York men are facing charges in connection with a man who was found stabbed to death.

 
Lake Snow

Lake Snow Hits Southern Tier Hard


As promised, an impressive lake effect snow event is underway and the heavy snow bands are concentrated on the extreme southtowns and southern tier. 
Bus Accident

School bus slides off highway in Gowanda


Gowanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - A school bus loaded with 31 students went off Route 62 in Gowanda Thursday afternoon as lake effect snow was falling and road conditions were deteriorating.  No injuries resulted in the mishap.
NYtimes.com
Barbs

Indiana Union Leader Trades Barbs withg Trump


WASHINGTON (AP) - The international president of the steelworkers union is defending the Indiana union leader who's been trading barbs with Donald Trump over the president-elect's deal to save jobs at a Carrier factory in the state.

 
Life Sentence

Buffalo man Sentenced for Two Murders


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) One of Buffalo's most dangerous men will spend the rest of his life in prison.  


 
TSA Tips

TSA tips for holiday travel


Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the Christmas and New Year holidays approach, record numbers of travelers will pass through the TSA checkpoints at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.  And while the TSA agents and airport staff are ready, there are some things they want you to know to ensure a smooth trip.  VIDEO Inside
D.C. Bound?

Paladino Mulls Future With Trump Administration


Buffalo, NY (WBEN)--Buffalo Developer Carl Paladino says he's still "up in the air" about pursuing a position with the new Trump administration. 
Children's Move

Children's Hospital to Begin Move to New Building in January



It's just about moving time for Women and Children's Hospital, which will begin the transfer from the current Bryant Street Campus to the new Oishei Children's Hospital on the Buffalo Medical Campus this January.
Robbery

Authorities investigating a robbery in Wheatfield


Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery in Wheatfield. The robbery occurred at the Kwik Fill located a 3945 Niagara Falls Boulevard at approximately 3:06 p.m. Wednesday.
Poll
When it comes to lake effect snow.....
  Love it!
  As long as it stays in the southern tier where it belongs!
  Hate it!
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center