Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
Breaking National News
Judge to hear plea deal in oil patch killing
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch....
Read More...
Website asks high court to throw out lawsuit
SEATTLE (AP) -- A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable....
Read More...
Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary....
Read More...
US journalist to head home after Ebola recovery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will be released soon from an Omaha hospital....
Read More...
Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88
DALLAS (AP) -- Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88....
Read More...
NKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju Song looks breezily connected. A tablet computer is propped on his table in the United Nations' bustling delegates lounge. He hands out his name card with a Gmail address and mobile number and suggests a "coffee meeting to exchange views."...
Read More...
Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday....
Read More...
North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained
WASHINGTON (AP) -- North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held....
Read More...
FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday....
Read More...
Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights....
Read More...
Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
Read More...
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
Read More...
Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana....
Read More...
Church official pleads guilty in looting case
BOSTON (AP) -- A former Boston church official who claimed in an autobiography that he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded guilty on Tuesday to federal charges that he looted his church's assets....
Read More...
Things to know about Arias sentencing retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- A new jury in Phoenix will be asked to decide whether Jodi Arias should be executed for the gruesome murder of her former boyfriend....
Read More...
Poll
To what do you attribute the double-digit growth of "millennials" moving to or near downtown Buffalo?
  It's "trendy"
  Increased job opportunities in the city
  Affordable real estate and rents
  All of the above
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center