Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
Breaking National News
AP NewsBreak: California prisons end race policy
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way of preventing further violence....
Read More...
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
DETROIT (AP) -- The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website....
Read More...
GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine
BANGOR, Maine (AP) -- Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like universal health care, the best way to fight Ebola and the best way to boost the economy....
Read More...
4 candidates for NY governor debate
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race....
Read More...
10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
Read More...
US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said....
Read More...
Postal workers appeal to Harvard president
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- The American Postal Workers Union is calling upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board....
Read More...
Company fined $25M for work-at-home scheme
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California company that promised lucrative returns for a few hours of work at home was fined $25 million on Wednesday for misleading 110,000 people to buy into the scheme that almost never paid off....
Read More...
Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth....
Read More...
Republicans hope for congressional sweep in Iowa
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) -- The politically savvy state of Iowa prides itself on purple voting, boasting a congressional delegation evenly divided between Democrats and Republicans. But this year, with a closely matched Senate race and three competitive House seats, the GOP sees an opportunity to turn the state a vibrant shade of red....
Read More...
Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway
ATLANTA (AP) -- Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic on a busy freeway through downtown Atlanta....
Read More...
Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks....
Read More...
Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family....
Read More...
Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him....
Read More...
Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case
DALLAS (AP) -- Five things to know about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient died:...
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