Among the news on the front page of The Buffalo Evening News on April 27, 1944:
- World War II is raging in Europe and the Pacific.
- President Roosevelt orders the takeover of Chicago headquarters of Montgomery Ward department store for violating wartime operating rules.
- Two Buffalonians among the crew involved in two separate Lake Erie freighter collisions; three died in accidents blamed on fog.
- West Side ash collection is out of hand.