Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
Breaking National News
Virgin Galactic's allure: space and celebrities
The explosion of a Virgin Galactic rocket ship during a test flight over California has almost certainly dashed founder Richard Branson's goal of starting passenger flights next spring. Information about Virgin Galactic, its backers, and its goals:...
Read More...
UN resolution urges Myanmar to drop identity plan
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new U.N. draft resolution takes aim at Myanmar's aggressive campaign to have its Rohingya Muslims identify as a term they reject, urging "access to full citizenship on an equal basis."...
Read More...
Seattle megachurch dissolves after founder resigns
SEATTLE (AP) -- Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he founded announced Friday it was dissolving its network of branches across four states....
Read More...
UN expresses 'deep outrage' at Islamic State group
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council is expressing its "deep outrage" at the killings, kidnapping, rapes and torture by the Islamic State group in Iraq....
Read More...
Religious talk: Salem school bars church leader
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A church youth leader has been barred from volunteering at a Salem public school after a student said he was promoting Christianity and insulted her for being an atheist....
Read More...
Judge won't close hearing in Islamic State case
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who authorities say violated U.S. law by trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants....
Read More...
Shooting recordings released: 'We need aid ASAP'
SEATTLE (AP) -- As police raced to a Washington state high school last week in response to reports of a possible shooter, they faced the daunting task of trying to secure a maze of buildings that make up the sprawling campus, according to police radio traffic from the scene....
Read More...
4 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois
VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) -- A mother and three of her children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child injured when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train, authorities said Friday....
Read More...
Kansas urges judge not to rule on gay marriage
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- The Kansas attorney general's office told a federal judge Friday that he should not consider blocking the state from enforcing its gay-marriage ban until the state Supreme Court weighs in, while the American Civil Liberties Union argued same-sex couples suffer legal harm if the judge delays a decision....
Read More...
Jury rules for ex-university official in lawsuit
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- A former state university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania is not guilty of allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted students, a jury ruled Friday....
Read More...
NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashing
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday....
Read More...
AIG to pay NY $35M to settle licensing allegations
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Insurance company American International Group Inc. has agreed to pay New York state $35 million to settle claims that two former subsidiaries solicited business without licenses and misled regulators about their operations in the state, authorities announced Friday....
Read More...
3 California counties voting on fracking bans
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Voters in three coastal California counties vote Tuesday on whether to ban fracking and other intensive oil production, even as slumping prices globally are leading companies to start to scale back on production....
Read More...
Excommunicated Mormon loses her appeal
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated this summer says she has lost her appeal....
Read More...
Students isolated as expulsion alternative
DENVER (AP) -- A Colorado school superintendent said Friday he will keep disciplining students by placing them in isolated, 4-by-6-foot rooms to study during school hours as an alternative to expulsion and as a way to reduce a high dropout rate....
Read More...
Poll
How does it make you feel knowing Buffalo has two designated Ebola treatment hospitals?
  Comforted
  Nervous
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center