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Protests Erupt in Chicago After Video Release

CHICAGO (WBERN/AP) -- The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the footage was released, protesters seemed to honor pleas for restraint.

Daily Fantasy Sports: What's Next?

NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country's two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate at a hearing Wednesday on whether the businesses should be allowed to continue operating in New York.
Travel Tips

Travel Tips for the Airport's Busy Season

Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - If you're heading out to see family (or maybe running away from them) Wednesday, transportation officials are hoping you will follow a few tips help to keep things at the airport moving.

Turkey Talk, Trivia, & Fun Feast Facts

What a difference a year makes when it comes to WNY weather at Thanksgiving time. Does it even seem possible that much of our region last year was in the frosty and relentless grip of “Snovember,” which probably bumped up the birth rate nine months later in these parts? I’m so glad the weather gods are not doing a repeat performance in 2015.
No Threat

Schumer Says No Credible Terror Threats To New York

While addressing the media at the Main Terminal of the Buffalo-Niagara International Airpirt, Senator Chuck Schumer stated that there are no known threats to New York ahead of the busy Thanksgiving travel season....
East Aurora

Healthy Zone Rink Opens New Lodge

East Aurora, NY (WBEN) - A big day for the Healthy Zone Rink in East Aurora, which cuts the ribbon to signify the grand opening of their new lodge Tuesday afternoon.
2AM Last Call?

County Sheriff, State Troopers Support 2AM Last Call

The Erie County Sheriff's PBA along with the New York State Troopers PBA have joined County Clerk Chris Jacobs in his effort to change last call to 2AM.
Plane Downed

UN Chief Calls for Calming Tensions in Syria

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all parties to take urgent measures to de-escalate tensions following Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet.
Barack Obama, Francois Hollande

Obama, French President Hollande, Speak After Meeting

President Barack Obama says the Islamic State group cannot be tolerated and must be destroyed. He says the U.S. and France must destroy it together
Ralph Wilson

Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation Announces Largest Gift to Date

(WBEN) - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced $7 million in gifts Tuesday morning to different organizations throughout Western New York.
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