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Tracking Santa

NORAD Volunteers Warn Kids to be Asleep for Santa Visit


PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) -- Once a year, dozens of volunteers, from generals to people who live near North American Aerospace Defense Command at Colorado's Peterson Air Force Base, take calls from children around the world who want to find out where Santa is. It all started with a typo in a December 1955 newspaper ad that invited kids to call Santa, but the phone number it
No Empty Trucks

Empty Tractors Trailers Banned from Thruway Because of Wind Warning


Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Thruway Authority is banning empty tractor trailers along the Thruway for the next couple of days because of the high wind warning.
 
Windy Xmas

Lake Shore Flood Warning, High WInd Warning Too


LAKE SHORE FLOOD WARNING: Erie and Chautauqua Counties along Lake Erie 10pm tonight  to 1pm Thursday.
HIGH WIND WARNING: Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Genesee, Chautauqaua Counties 8pm tonight to 4pm tomorrow.
WIND ADVISORY: Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties 8pm tonight to 4pm tomorrow.
 
Brain Dead

Baby Death Suspect Brain Dead Following Suicide Attempt


Batavia, NY (WBEN) The Batavia man charged with the death of his six month old son is braindead, according to the Genesee County DA.
 
Now Streaming

Sony, YouTube to Stream 'The Interview'


LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sony has struck a deal with YouTube to offer digital rentals of "The Interview" beginning today. Other platforms are joining in.
 
Red Kettle

Cheektowaga Police Help After Red Kettle Con


CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Cheektowaga have helped take some of the sting out of the theft of hundreds of dollars dropped into two Salvation Army donation kettles.
Wet & Windy

Windy Rainy Christmas Eve & Day


A HIGH WIND WARNING for Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Genesee & Wyoming Counties could bring 65 mile an hour gusts. 

A LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH says the wind could create problems along the lakeshore
White Christmas?

White Christmas "Iffy"


Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With temperatures around 50 degrees and rain falling instead of snow, the chances of a white Christmas are "iffy" at best.  As a storm system moves through that will bring us a windy Christmas Eve and Day, some colder temperatures and snow showers may just save the day!
St. Louis Again

Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson SEE POLICE VIDEO



Violent protests broke out in suburban St. Louis after another black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer when the young man pulled a 9mm handgun on him. The officer stumbled backward but fired three shots,
Santa Tracker

Track Santa's Journey to WNY


Merry Christmas from WBEN !   

Watch The Map INISDE w Automatically Update Santa's Location as he travels toward your child's house, and click on a camera for video of him at that location.
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