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Bitter Cold

For Local Businesses Near Ski Resorts, Mixed Results this Frigid Winter




Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- Almost everyone is exhausted by this record-setting frigid February where temperatures never reached above freezing -- but not those whose businesses depend on freezing weather.
Clarence Fire

Large Fire in Clarence


Clarence, N.Y. (WBEN) - Flames lit the skies over Clarence Thursday night as a large fire engulfed a home in a new housing division in the Roll Rd area.  Multiple fire companies responded tot he fire at Essex Greens on Dana Marie Parkway.
 
Immigration

Shutdown Showdown over Homeland Security Funding, Immigration


A DHS "shutdown" actually would do little to dent America's defenses. But because the agency includes Immigration functions, it has become the center of the deabte over the president's plan for illegal aliens
#theDress

The Dress: Blue and Black or Gold and White?


Here it is. Different eyes see it differently and the debate is sweeping social media with the question: Is this dress White and Gold, or Blue and Black. Let the debate begin Weigh in inside or  at Facebook.com/WBEN930
Better Schedule

Buffalo Engineers Seek to Build a Better NFL Schedule


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Two industrial engineering students at the University at Buffalo decided to see if they could build a fairer NFL schedule. It added up to a tougher challenge than anticipated.
Ice Cover

Picture: Lake Erie Ice Cover


Meteorologists monitor ice conditions  mostly to see if there's a chance for Lake Effect snow. SEE the ice cover picture inside
Rex's Ride

Rex Ryan's New Ride


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Go big or go home!  That's exactly what Rex Ryan is doing when it comes to his new truck.  The new Buffalo Bills Coach commissioned VSP Marketing to complete the graphics on his new truck and the photos are making their way around Twitter.
E-Cig Ban

E-Cig Bill Passes Erie County Legislature


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Legislature voted Thursday afternoon to pass a bill that adds electronic cigarettes to the county's clean indoor air law.
Signing QB?

AP: Bills Negotiating to Sign QB Josh McCown


BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills are negotiating to sign veteran free agent Josh McCown to address their long-standing needs at quarterback.
Net Neutrality

Regulators OK 'Net Neutrality' Rules for Internet Providers




WASHINGTON (AP) -- Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile now must act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under rules approved Thursday by a divided Federal Communications Commission.
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