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4th Food!

Independence Day Food & Fireworks


It’s America’s birthday!
The quintessential American holiday happens to fall on a Saturday this year. How great is an Independence Day that  involves sunny, hot weather—no small thing considering all the rain and wind we’ve had this year—and a long weekend for many of us?
 
Cheaper Gas

Expert: This Could Be the Summer of Cheap Gas


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If you're looking to fill up this summer, you may be in for a fantastic surprise: one expert is calling this summer the summer of cheap gas.
 
Busy 4th

Busy 4th of July Planned at Canalside


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A busy Saturday at Canalside to mark America's birthday.
 
Hiking Accident

Teenager Dies Hiking in Chestnut Ridge Park


Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - A 15 year old boy is dead following a hiking accident along the popular hiking trails inside Erie County's Chestnut Ridge Park.  The incident occurred late Thursday after the teen fell in the area of the eternal flame after he was separated from his family.
 
Eichel

Eichel Meets His Fans at Roswell Park


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A day after signing with the Sabres, Jack Eichel took a tour of Buffalo that included a stop at Roswell Park.
Going Back Up?

Buffalo Considers Raising Speed Limit on 198


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and other city leaders announced construction efforts this summer, he also announced he's recommending increasing the speed limit along the 198.
 
Richard Matt
Back To WNY

Body of Prison Escapee Released to New York Funeral Home


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The body of a convicted murderer who was fatally shot three weeks after he broke out of prison was released to a funeral home Thursday as his fellow escapee continued his recovery at a hospital under heavy guard.
 
Goal Reached

Catholic Charities Exceeds Goal


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The drive that never fails lives up to its slogan, as Catholic Charities exceeds its goal, raising more than $11 million.
 
Leave to Pros

Sheriff's Deputies Urge You to Leave Fireworks to Pros


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If it's 4th of July weekend, it's time for a demonstration on the dangers of amateur fireworks with the Erie County Sheriff's office and Women and Children's Hospital.
 
Reelz Takes Over

Reelz Comes to the Rescue of Homeless Miss USA Pageant


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel.
 
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