Among the news on the front page of the May 2, 1914, edition of The Buffalo Evening News:
- A German widow mistaken for an American was beaten so badly by a mob in Mexico City that she later died of her injuries.
- The U.S. sends troops to a new front in Mexico, Tampico.
- In local news, a "murderess" charged with killing her husband, Mrs. Buffum, is expected to give testimony about her reputed lover's role in the death. "Cattaraugus officials believe murderess' story as final resort to save her from death chair will convict reputed lover."
- Suffragists argue in a Niagara Square demonstration that woman are "entitled to help frame laws they must obey."