Local News


Tom Puckett
March 15, 2017 - 3:34 pm
New York, NY (WBEN) A report out of Long Island says the Sabres will play in the next Winter Classic, as the visiting team. Newsday reports the 2018 New Year's Day game is close to being finalized, with the Sabres traveling to Citi Field to play the New York Rangers. The Sabres hosted the first...
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March 15, 2017 - 1:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - After days of nonstop snow, Buffalo, Western New York and the Niagara Frontier are beginning to get a break from a late season storm knows as Stella! Record snowfall at the Buffalo airport pales in comparison with the more than twenty inch accumulation in parts of Niagara...
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Air Travel Following Storm
by Susan Rose
March 15, 2017 - 11:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Niagara International Airport is getting back on its feet. Runways are open and operating. The message board was full of canceled flights Wednesday morning, but the situation is getting better with each passing hour. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Public...
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March 15, 2017 - 6:45 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Many roads are still covered with snow in Niagara Falls, where a travel advisory remains in effect until 3:00 this afternoon. Mayor Paul Dyster said it's been a struggle to stay ahead of the snow in an area that typically misses the bigger storms. "Mains are passable, but...
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March 15, 2017 - 5:17 am
Heavy snowfall in Niagara County is causing late morning troubles in Niagara County and Niagara Falls has extended the No Unnecessary Travel Advisory until at least 3 pm We've just extended Travel Advisory through at least 3pm to allow more effective snow removal on secondary & side streets...
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March 15, 2017 - 3:36 am
(WBEN) A ban on tractor trailers using the NYS Thruway and some of the feeder Interstate roads that run into it is likely to be lifted late Wednesday morning and Lt Gov. Kathy Hochul says the NY State of Emergency could be lifted "At any time". "There's a conversation going on as we speak, Hochul...
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March 15, 2017 - 2:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With thousands of tourists and locals converging on KeyBank Center on Thursday for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, transportation will be difficult around the arena but there are options for those attending the games. Thursday NFTA Public Affairs Director Doug...
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March 15, 2017 - 1:22 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo mother who says Buffalo Public Schools misfiled her paperwork to homeschool her children is scheduled to be in family court today fighting for custody of her children. Kiarre Harris lost custody of her children more than a month ago after the Buffalo Schools reported...
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March 14, 2017 - 3:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Shea's Performing Arts Center announced it's 2017-2018 season lineup on Tuesday night. On Your Feet: September 22-30, 2017 The Body Guard: October 24-29, 2017 The Lion King: December 13, 2017-January 7, 2018 Waitress: February 6-11, 2018 Something Rotten: March 6-11, 2018...
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March 14, 2017 - 2:27 pm
Sinclairville, NY (WBEN) A man who has been on the run for the past week, was finally captured, inside his home. Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace says Jacob Raynor was found in a crawlspace inside his home on Reed Road in Sinclairville. Raynor had been in court last Tuesday for an arraignment...
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