Buffalo

NYSP Photo - dash photo along Route 219
November 10, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Lake effect snow arrived with a gut punch to the deep southtowns and southern tier where impressive snow totals were racked-up. The heavy snow and accompanying poor visibility led to major road closures along the New York State Thruway at the Pennsylvania line and Route 219...
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November 03, 2018 - 6:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo has placed two more priests on administrative leave as a result of the ongoing priest abuse investigations. After receiving abuse complaints against Msgr. Frederick R. Leising and Father Ronald P. Sajdak, Bishop Richard J. Malone has placed Msgr...
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WBEN Photo/TIm Wenger
November 01, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - More help is on the way in the form of some major funding to combat human trafficking in Buffalo and the Western New York Region. The International Institute of Buffalo has been awarded two federal grants through the Department of Justice. The two grants, in the amounts of $...
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November 01, 2018 - 6:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) — The city of Buffalo's police and fire departments are setting up shop in a landmark downtown building. A formal commissioning ceremony is scheduled at the Michael J. Dillon building. The 1936 building housed U.S. District Court until the opening of a new courthouse in late...
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Bills fans tailgating ahead of the Monday Night Football matchup against the New England Patriots. October 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 29, 2018 - 5:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Fans ahead of the Buffalo Bills’ Monday night’s game against the New England Patriots came fully equipped with everything you’d expect a Bills fan to bring: Bills gear, footballs, food, and, not surprisingly, alcohol. We chatted with some groups about the tailgating...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
October 29, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The Diocese of Buffalo says the '60 Minutes' report featuring a whistleblower who criticized the bishop's handling of clergy sexual misconduct was incomplete and out of context. READ: Whistleblower says Bishop Malone knew of abuse and did nothing The Diocese of Buffalo declined...
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October 29, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The good news is the traffic congestion and detours caused by reconstruction of the Skyway will come to an end Wednesday when the full span reopens. The bad news is it will all happen again in the spring. New York State Department of Transportation says rehabilitation of the...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
October 27, 2018 - 10:20 pm
WBEN Update: Father Robert Zilliox of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Swormville reportedly told his 4PM Mass on Saturday that he was also molested by clergy when he was young. Father Zilliox was a whistleblower in this case and will also be on 60 Minutes tonight . Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In advance...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Police Department Friday investigated a "suspicious package" found outside the south district police station on South park Avenue overnight. The Erie County Bomb Squad was called in to investigate and examine the finding. The device was determined to be 'non-...
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