Text Us: #30930
Phone: (800) 616 WBEN
Business: (716) 843-0600
| More
National News
Flight diverts to Boston over reclined-seat upset
BOSTON (AP) -- An outburst over a reclined seat led an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston, at least the second such incident in the U.S. this week, authorities said....
Read More...
2 California counties ask to form separate state
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal....
Read More...
Texas man gets 20 years in synthetic drug deaths
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A Texas man accused of selling synthetic drugs to customers in every state and distributing the chemicals that resulted in the overdose deaths of two teens in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area was sentenced Thursday to more than 20 years in prison....
Read More...
FEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request
HONOLULU (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle....
Read More...
Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit - a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona....
Read More...
California Legislature passes 'yes means yes' bill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when "yes means yes" while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses....
Read More...
APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive
DETROIT (AP) -- Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks that have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse have been sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday....
Read More...
Suit claims police brutality at Ferguson protests
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown....
Read More...
Syrian charged in plot against troops is now in US
PHOENIX (AP) -- A Syrian man has been extradited to Arizona to face charges that he supplied components of improvised explosive devices to a jihadist group in Iraq that mounted attacks against the U.S. military....
Read More...
US rebukes Oklahoma for ditching school standards
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- President Barack Obama's administration on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a union official said could lead to teacher layoffs....
Read More...
Minimum 17-year sentence sought in porch shooting
DETROIT (AP) -- Prosecutors are recommending at least 17 years in prison for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch, while his lawyer is urging a judge to go as low as six years....
Read More...
Judge: rule Friday if no abortion law agreement
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A federal judge on Thursday asked lawyers battling over Louisiana's new, restrictive abortion law for an agreement that apparently could let clinics stay open - at least for a while - after the law takes effect Sept. 1....
Read More...
Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma death row inmate who writhed, moaned and clenched his teeth before he was pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says....
Read More...
Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Royal Dutch Shell PLC has filed a revised Arctic offshore drilling plan with federal regulators but says the company hasn't decided whether to return to waters off the coast of northwest Alaska in 2015....
Read More...
Police: Man rams car into SC assisted living home
CLINTON, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say an 84-year-old man intentionally rammed a car into an assisted living home in South Carolina and he has been charged with attempted murder....
Read More...
Poll
Do you think the FCC and NFL should work to end the blackout rule?
  Yes
  No
 
View Results

Get it Now

WBEN iPhone App

Perks

Contests

Photo Galleries

RSS Center