Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
National News
Holder says he understands mistrust of police
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder sought Wednesday to reassure the people of Ferguson about the investigation into Michael Brown's death and said he understands why many black Americans do not trust police, recalling how he was repeatedly stopped by officers who seemed to target him because of his race....
Read More...
Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) -- A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seem to have received a boost from testimony by prosecution witnesses....
Read More...
Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at the Brigham Young University bookstore Tuesday....
Read More...
Man who lived years as hermit adjusts to society
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A man who lived nearly three decades in the woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in society....
Read More...
Grand jury hears evidence in Ferguson case
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) -- A grand jury has begun hearing evidence as it weighs possible charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown....
Read More...
Colorado buys fire-spotting planes to battle fires
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado will begin a new strategy for fighting wildfires in the coming weeks, deploying aircraft designed to pinpoint the location of blazes quicker after the first sighting of smoke with the aim of beginning suppression efforts faster....
Read More...
Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them, police said Wednesday....
Read More...
Judge delays start of Arias penalty-phase retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- The judge presiding over the Jodi Arias murder case on Wednesday delayed the penalty phase of her trial until Sept. 29....
Read More...
Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms
PHOENIX (AP) -- Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and destroying up to $2 million worth of inventory at a cactus nursery north of Phoenix....
Read More...
AG Holder meeting with Michael Brown's parents
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is meeting with the parents of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old fatally shot by a police officer....
Read More...
High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia - at least for now - after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban....
Read More...
Immigrants found in back of locked rental truck
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Federal officials say the discovery of nine immigrants who were locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a Border Patrol checkpoint in southern Arizona highlights the dangers of human smuggling....
Read More...
Teens charged with making threats in school plot
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Two teenagers suspected of plotting a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school were charged Wednesday with making criminal threats against another boy....
Read More...
Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job....
Read More...
Ex-governor testifies at corruption his trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Gov. Bob McDonnell told jurors Wednesday that the former CEO of a dietary supplements maker who gave him thousands of dollars in gifts and loans did not get any special treatment....
Read More...
Poll
In general, do you trust the police?
  Yes
  No
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center