Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
Breaking National News
Manpower added to fight wildfire as winds expected
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- Nearly 2,000 firefighters were added Tuesday to battle a massive Northern California wildfire that threatened thousands of homes and fouled the air 50 miles away in Reno, Nevada, which was blanketed by smoke....
Read More...
Wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area ports
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke....
Read More...
Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Four energy companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to power-thirsty households in Southern California....
Read More...
Things to know about $8B wind energy proposal
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Four energy companies have proposed an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming. Here are a few things to know about the ambitious project:...
Read More...
Injuries reported in Wyoming gas tank blast
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Authorities say an explosion at a gas storage tank in a western Wyoming gas field has caused an unknown number of injuries....
Read More...
Judge dismisses snowboarder suit against ski area
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A federal judge in Utah on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport, ruling that boarders don't have a constitutional right to practice their sport at the private resort....
Read More...
San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months....
Read More...
Gabrielle Giffords: I'm still fighting
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Gabrielle Giffords is busy....
Read More...
Lawyer: Offers made for closed Revel casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The lawyer for a Florida developer who has offered $90 million for the former Revel casino in Atlantic City says multiple offers have been received for it, and an auction will be held Wednesday....
Read More...
Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said....
Read More...
2 men, 1 woman face charges in gay couple beating
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Two men and a woman were being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street, prosecutors announced Tuesday....
Read More...
Denver area students walk out of school in protest
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) -- Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, providing a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay....
Read More...
Manning sues Defense Dept. for gender treatment
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning asked a federal court Tuesday to order the Defense Department to provide hormone therapy and other treatment for her gender identity condition while she serves her 35-year sentence in military confinement....
Read More...
Woman breaks window, rescues baby in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- A woman who noticed a baby in a hot car in a parking lot in San Antonio used a tire iron to smash the windshield and rescue the child....
Read More...
Mercedes labor chief seeks UAW foothold in Alabama
The head labor official on Daimler AG's supervisory board says he considers it "unacceptable" that the German automaker's Mercedes plant in Alabama stands alone among the company's factories around the world without union representation for its workers....
Read More...
Poll
Is President Obama tough enough in dealing with ISIS?
  Yes
  No
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center