News

Ralph Wilson, owner of the Buffalo Bills, dead at 95

Ralph Wilson, owner of the Buffalo Bills, dead at 95

RALPH WILSON: The owner of the Buffalo Bills died Tuesday at the age of 95. Photo: Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills President Russ Brandon says owner Ralph Wilson has died.

Brandon made the announcement at the league’s winter meetings in Orlando on Tuesday. Wilson was 95.

The cause of death not revealed, but Wilson had been in failing health for several years.

PHOTOS: 2014 Notable Deaths

Wilson was the founder and sole owner of the Bills after establishing the team with the upstart American Football League in 1960.

He was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame in 2009.

Local Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Spring Pill Take Back Numbers

pills

The spring Pill Take Back event resulted in a large quantity of old unused medications being collected.

5 hours ago in Local

Emporium Purchased by Parks

Emporium

A structure that has been a big attraction in the Lakes area for decades is changing owners.

7 hours ago in Local

Main Street Iowa Honors

nanmain

Main Street Iowa celebrated 30 years of commitment to downtown and commercial district revitalization during an awards celebration

7 hours ago in Local

Drunken Driving In Iowa

lawenforcement1240

The number of drunken driving deaths on Iowa roads has been increasing over the past few years, but the number of driver's license revocations is down.

7 hours ago in Local

Shayla Bee Family Addition

Updated
Shayla Bee

The Shayla Bee Family welcomes another member.