Local News

Photo Credit - DREAMSTIME.COM

Nov 7, 2017; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Evander Kane (9) celebrates after scoring his second goal of the game during the third period against the Washington Capitals at KeyBank Center.
Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports
Richard Root
November 08, 2017 - 1:33 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Sabres gave their home town fans an election night treat, beating the Washington Capitals 3-1. Evander Kane scored two of those goals, one off a feed from Jack Eichel in the second period. The other assited by Jason Pominville in the third. Benoit Pouliot scored the...
Read More
November 08, 2017 - 1:31 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Sabres center Jack Eichel was in a far better mood to end Tuesday than he was opening it. A win — especially one over Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals — eased the frustrations Buffalo's franchise player said were eating away at him and the Sabres during their slow...
Read More
November 07, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It was a topsy and turvy Election Night 2017 as votes were slowly tallied and margins of victory were tight. Check the actual results in the races of interest here. ERIE COUNTY RACES Other towns and viligaes here AMHERST RACES BUFFALO HAMBURG
Read More
Tom Puckett
November 07, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Williamsville, NY (WBEN) A student suffered a minor thumb injury after the student's portable phone charger caught fire inside a backpack during lunch at the Williamsville South High School cafeteria. Firefighters say the fire was contained to the backpack. The student was treated and released for...
Read More
Tom Puckett
November 07, 2017 - 3:57 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Wegmans has been named one of the Best Workplaces in Retail by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine, ranking #1 for the second straight year. The ranking considered survey responses from 38,000 employees in the retail sector, taking into account...
Read More
Tom Puckett
November 07, 2017 - 1:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating vehicles that had tires slashed overnight in the College Street, Cottage Street and Arlington Place area of the city. Police say it appears tires were slashed on at least 20 vehicles. Central District officers have been canvassing the area and...
Read More
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A direct question to Congressman Chris Collins on WBEN. "Do you see Congress taking action on anything as a result of the Texas church shooting?" And a direct answer "No. There are 330 million Americans and this is one who did what he did. Suggesting that Congress could...
Read More
AP Image
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - For those heavily involved in politics, the so-called 'off year' November elections are some of the most exciting. "If you think about it, from the time you get up in the morning and you use your bathroom, look outside at the streetlights, look at whether or not the snow has...
Read More
Howard V Tolbert
Richard Root
November 07, 2017 - 6:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One of the three big county races this year is for Erie County Sheriff. Incumbent Republican Tim Howard is looking for a record fourth term this year, but he's being challenged by Democrat Bernie Tolbert. Bernie Tolbert has attacked Tim Howard on several fronts, including...
Read More
November 07, 2017 - 6:07 am
GENESEO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A western New York county now has a "Safe Transaction Zone" outside the sheriff's office for people doing business with strangers online. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office created the safe zone in the village of Geneseo amid a national increase in crimes associated...
Read More

Pages