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Dog recovering after being rescued from falling through ice on a pond in Alexander

ALEXANDER - Firefighters from Darien Center along with the Genesee County Sheriff's Department and the New York State Police rescued a dog that fell through the ice into a large private pond Tuesday morning. The dog fell through the ice at a residence on Darien-Alexander Towline Road. Using a small

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 20:34:00

Law and Order: Woman accused of stabbing person with a steak knife

Elizabeth Michelle Grattan, 27, of State Street, Batavia, is charged with assault 2nd and criminal possession of a weapon 3rd. Grattan is accused of stabbing another person with a steak knife during a fight reported at 9:50 p.m., Friday, at a residence on Lewis Place, Batavia. Grattan was ordered he

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-03-20 16:30:55

Cheektowaga police looking for missing girl

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Cheektowaga police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl. Alanda Hunt has brown hair, hazel eyes, weighs 120 lbs. and stands at five feet tall. She was last seen at her grandma's house at 64 Alexander Ave. on Sunday around 1:30 a.m. Alanda is a student at I-Prep Schoo

WIVB - 2018-03-20 18:46:42

Man accused of terrorizing ex-girlfriend at SUNY Geneseo to plead guilty

Thomas Traficante is accused of cyberstalking his ex-girlfriend at her sorority in SUNY Geneseo. (WHAM photo) Geneseo, N.Y. (WHAM) - A man charged with terrorizing his ex-girlfriend at SUNY Geneseo is expected to plead guilty to at least one charge against him this week. Thomas Traficante, 23, is ac

13 WHAM - 2018-03-20 12:26:23

Buffalo churchgoer reports wallet stolen during Sunday morning service

A Buffalo woman told police she believes her wallet was stolen from her purse during a Sunday morning church service, according to a police report. The 66-year-old victim told police the theft happened between 9 and 11 a.m. inside Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, 965 Delaware Ave. She told officers s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-20 13:03:36

Vehicle crashes into Burger King restaurant

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A vehicle crashed into the Burger King at the corner of Delaware Ave. and Sheridan Dr. It is not clear what caused the crash, but Town of Tonawanda police were seen responding to the restaurant. News 4 will provide more information as soon as it is available.

WIVB - 2018-03-19 18:07:28

Authorities offer reward for information on parole absconder

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $2,500 for information on the whereabouts of Keith Mixon. Mixon, 26, is wanted for absconding parole. He was previously convicted of criminally possessing a weapon. Mixon is described as a black male standing at 5'11" and weighing 1

WIVB - 2018-03-20 15:48:40

Man who led police on chase through city now faces charges

BATAVIA - A city man has now been charged in connection with a high-speed police chase that begin in Batavia and ended in Stafford March 10. David T. Neuhaus, 31, was charged with third-degree assault and unlawful fleeing a police officer. Police were called to a residence on Hutchins Place March 10

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Police: Driver who hit 4 parked cars had BAC more than 4 times legal limit

A driver who police said crashed into four parked cars Sunday morning on Buffalo's West Side is accused of having a blood-alcohol content more than four times the legal limit, according to a police report. Law Bleh, 38, faces driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI charges following his arrest

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-19 15:52:38

Law and Order: Batavia man accused of fleeing police, resisting arrest

David T. Neauaus, 31, of Fisher Park, of Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for alleged obstruction of governmental administration 2nd, resisting arrest, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal trespass. He was jailed on $5,000 bail. He was also arrested on charges of assault 3rd and unlawf

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-03-19 14:42:16

Defense using diversion tactics, finger-pointing in Kingsmen trial

In the hours after the murders of two of his fellow Kingsmen, Roger Albright found himself inside the Olean clubhouse with Andre "Lil Bear" Jenkins. Albright said he was in the midst of calling other Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members, warning them about the killings and the possibility a rival biker


18-year-old gets 5 years in shooting over Clarence 'drug turf'

A former Clarence High School student was sentenced Friday for a March 2017 ambush of another man in what was described as a "turf battle" over selling marijuana in the suburb. Zachery Aroix, now 18, the last of three teens to be sentenced in the case, received five years in prison for planning, set


Want CNY cities to pay for your tires blown out by potholes? Good luck

Syracuse, N.Y. - Robert Staffa was driving a friend home on Route 481 through Fulton on a rainy night in February when he hit "a trifecta" of potholes. "I just heard 'thump, thump, thump,'" Staffa recalled. "I could feel the car pulling to the right." Staffa steered is limping Kia Soul into the Mavi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-19 18:57:13

Casino patron gets out of wheelchair to attack slots player

A 63-year-old Buffalo man told police he was assaulted by a man in a wheelchair late Friday at the Seneca Niagara Casino hotel. The victim told police that while he was at the casino, he wanted to use a particular slot machine. A woman and her boyfriend, who was in a wheelchair, were sitting near th


Buffalo short film to be screened at Cannes Film Festival

BUFFALO, NY - A film written and created in Buffalo will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May. "Ride of Your life," a seven-minute film, won top honors during Buffalo's 48 Hour Film Project and ranked top 10 at Filmapalooz, another festival in France specifically dedicated to 48-hour films

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 14:50:00

Downtown Batavia Public Market to open for season June 8, new vendors wanted

The Genesee Country Farmers' Market located at the Downtown Batavia Public Market* opens for the season on Friday, June 8th, at the market's location on the corner of Bank Street and Alva Place in the Downtown Batavia Business District. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and F

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-03-19 19:26:42

Police: Upstate NY woman hit, killed by vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 75-year-old woman died Tuesday evening after she was pinned underneath a vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse instead of park, according to New York State Police. Bonnie Kraft, of Steuben County, stopped at her mailbox near the intersection of Fall Creek Road and Bearlick H


11 more suspected drug dealers nabbed in Wyoming in recent weeks

WARSAW - Wyoming County Drug Task Force continues its aggressive pursuit of drug dealers as it has announced the arrest of 11 more people. All 11 were arrested during the past six weeks following sometimes lengthy investigations by the task force. Sheriff Gregory Rudolph said the task force is conti


Police: Warsaw woman stole donated items from charity

A Warsaw woman is facing a handful of petit larceny charges after a three-month investigation revealed she had stolen goods donated by residents to a local charitable organization that helps needy families. State Police out of Geneseo received an initial complaint Jan. 4. Officers' preliminary inves


Jackson Street resident accused of selling crack cocaine

Jonathan C. Hoges, 35, of Jackson Street, Batavia, is charged with two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance 3rd and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance 3rd. Hoges is accused of selling crack cocaine to an agent of the Local Drug Task Force on two occasions. He wa