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Buffalo man shot multiple times in early-morning incident

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Police said a 34-year-old man was shot multiple times early Saturday morning on Rawlins Avenue on the city's east side. Officers responded to the call around 12:20 a.m.


Buffalo Skyway to close at noon on Sunday due to wind storm

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - The Buffalo Skyway will close at 12 p.m. on Sunday as a wind storm will be taking place in Western New York. Additionally, tractor-trailers will be banned from the Skyway beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday morning.


Buffalo mother found guilty of beating toddler son to death

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — 23-year-old Keona Owens has been found guilty of beating her toddler son to death in July of 2018 according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn.


Shot fired inside taxi as passenger robs Buffalo cabbie

A taxicab driver told Buffalo Police that a passenger fired a gun in the back seat of his car and hit him in the head with the weapon while robbing him of $30 early Friday morning.


These singing Buffalo Police officers will make you smile

BUFFALO, N.Y. — They protect and serve our community... and some of them even sing. Two Buffalo Police officers, on a dinner break, entertained staff with their vocals at Salsarita's in downtown Buffalo a few months back.


Video of Buffalo cellblock beating draws disgust, outrage from city officials

Disgust and outrage describe the reaction from Buffalo city officials and others who watched the video of a city cellblock attendant attacking a handcuffed prisoner. The two Buffalo police officers who stood by and did nothing to stop Matthew Jaskula from continuing his attack against Shaun P. Porte


Town of Cheektowaga cancels garbage and recycling pickup for Monday due to potential high winds

TOWN OF CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Town of Cheektowaga announced garbage and recycling pickup scheduled for Monday February 25th has been canceled due to the high winds expected from Sunday into Monday.


Cases dismissed against 35 facing low-level marijuana charges in Buffalo

Thirty-five people who had outstanding warrants in Buffalo City Court on low-level marijuana charges saw the cases dismissed and sealed Friday morning following a request from Erie County's top prosecutor.


Cuomo, WNY Officials Talk Wind Storm Prep

Governor Cuomo made a visit to Western New York on Saturday to call for residents to prepare ahead of this weekend's wind storm. The National Weather Service is forecasting for winds exceeding 60 miles per hour Sunday through Monday. It's expected to hit Western New York through the North Country.


Capitals cap trip with loss at Buffalo, and Todd Reirden is not happy about it

BUFFALO — From breakdowns on breakouts, lack of execution through the neutral zone and overall team play up and down the lineup, Capitals Coach Todd Reirden was frustrated. And in the wake of a 5-2 loss Saturday to the Buffalo Sabres that wrapped up a six-game trip at 3-3, he wasn’t hesitant to offe


Blake Shelton pays tribute to his country influences in Buffalo show

Blake Shelton brought his good ‘ole boy charm and musical chops to the KeyBank Center Friday, delivering without flaw what his fans came to see: nearly two dozen songs from his 20-year country music career.


Erie County holding 5 hazardous waste collection events in 2019

If you have old oil-based paint, fertilizer or pesticides lying around in your basement, garage or shed, 2019 is your lucky year. Erie County is increasing the number of free opportunities for county residents to rid their household of potentially dangerous chemicals as part of its yearly household


One person hospitalized following accident in City of Tonawanda

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. — One person was hospitalized following a two-vehicle accident on Saturday morning in the City of Tonawanda. City of Tonawanda Police said a 26-year-old woman from North Tonawanda was driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee when she rear-ended a 2018 Toyota Camry operated by a Snyder wo


Could climate change cost WNY Lake Erie shoreline?

With climate change, some 200 feet of Lake Erie shoreline could erode in southern Ontario over the next 50 years because of stronger waves, a new Canadian study warns. Could the same happen along Western New York shores?


One taken to ECMC after rear-end collision in the City of Tonawanda

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A two-car rear-end collision in the City of Tonawanda sent one person to the hospital on Saturday morning just before 10 a.m. Police say both cars were headed south on Twin City Highway when Rebecca Balone, 26 of North Tonawanda, driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee rear-ended a 201


Three pounds of pot leads to 14 weekends in jail for Buffalo man

A Buffalo man who was caught with nearly three pounds of marijuana in Niagara Falls last year was sentenced Thursday to 14 weekends in the Niagara County Jail. County Judge Matthew J. Murphy III imposed the sentence on Christopher J. Sheperd, 28, of Brunswick Boulevard. He could have been sentenced


Another day, and still no verdict in case of Buffalo cop accused of excessive force

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A federal court jury concluded its sixth day of deliberations on Friday, without reaching a verdict in the trial of a Buffalo Police officer, accused of violating the civil rights of three men through the alleged use of excessive force.


Buffalo teen sentenced in step-grandfather's death

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB/AP) - An 18-year-old girl has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for her part in the beating and stabbing death of her step-grandfather in his western New York home.


Diner owner sues ice cream maker over 'Lake Effect' name

There’s a legal storm brewing in Buffalo over the words "lake effect." In a Feb. 21 filing, Lake Effect Diner’s owner sued Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream in federal court, claiming trademark infringement.


Sabres snap losing streak, knock off Capitals 5-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sabres desperately needed a win and on Saturday, they got one. The Sabres topped the Washington Capitals 5-2 at home and are now 29-24-8 on the season.