all local

Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Another major plaza in the Town of Amherst could be in line for a new look. The University Plaza retail center in Eggertsville along the border of Tonawanda and the City of Buffalo is for sale. The 14-acre Main Street property, which sits an intersection away from the...
Read More
Mike Baggerman
October 09, 2019 - 9:11 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A six-year-old boy is expected to survive after Buffalo Police said his mother stabbed him multiple times in the chest and arms at their home on 14 Purdy Street. The mother, 33, was not identified by police. She is in custody and was taken to ECMC after she also stabbed...
Read More
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Wegmans is being hauled into court over its vanilla ice cream. A class action suit claims Wegmans use of the word "vanilla" is misleading consumers. Two men in New York and Pennsylvania say the front label indicates the flavor of the ice cream comes from the vanilla plant -...
Read More
AP photo
Tom Puckett
October 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Assemblywoman Monica Wallace is introducing a bill requiring labeling of ingredients on vaping products. One vaping retailer says that's already required. Wallace says the ingredients in vapor products like pods and e-juice are not required to be disclosed under law. “It’s...
Read More
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NIAGARA FALLS (WBEN) - On Tuesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Higgins joined Niagara Falls Superintendent Mark Laurrie to announce a federal grant that totals $2.49 million over the next five years. This equals out to $498,000 on an annual basis, and the money will go toward putting additional...
Read More
Brenda's Bites
October 08, 2019 - 4:24 pm
The bi-annual bites bonanza, Local Restaurant Week , is upon us, running through this Saturday. From the Southtowns to the Falls and everywhere in between, diners can chow down at restaurants all over the region, choosing from dozens of eateries of every ilk. Your cost? The same as the year: $20.19...
Read More
Tom Puckett
October 08, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The search for a missing Bishop Timon-St. Jude student has come to a happy ending. The school announced on its Facebook page Robert Jones has been located. Jones was reported missing after not coming home from school Friday.
Read More
Tom Puckett
October 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
New York, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo says New York has its first vaping-related death. The death, involving a 17-year-old male from the Bronx, was reported to the State Department of Health today. According to NYSDOH, the deceased was previously hospitalized in early September with a vaping-...
Read More
(Photo Courtesy of WKBW)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 2:27 pm
WEST SENECA (WBEN) - For several years now, there has been controversy over West Seneca Town Supervisor Sheila Meegan's salary. Just three years ago, Meegan gave herself a nearly 15% pay raise, and now, she's proposing a 10% cut to the supervisor's salary. This decrease would drop the supervisor's...
Read More
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 08, 2019 - 1:07 pm
TONAWANDA (WBEN) - The national General Motors strike is now in its fourth week, and that means thousands of Western New York worker continue to go without substantial paychecks. Sunday's news of a regression in negotiations between the United Auto Workers and GM obviously wasn't what the members...
Read More

Pages