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Teen daughter and boyfriend accused of killing father in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Two Buffalo teens were arraigned Sunday morning on second degree murder charges. It is alleged that 17-year-old Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon beat and stabbed 58-year-old Thomas Heath in their West Ferry home Friday night. Heath and Jirdon pleaded not guilty a

WIVB - 2017-11-19 17:39:32

Police: 17-year-old daughter, boyfriend killed her father

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police in upstate New York have charged a 17-year-old girl and her boyfriend in the slaying of the teen's father. Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon, both of Buffalo, were arraigned Sunday on second-degree murder charges in the death of 58-year-old Thomas Heath. Bot

WIVB - 2017-11-20 11:42:14

Man accused of driving while nearly 3 times over legal alcohol limit

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in the City of Tonawanda say a man was nearly three times over the legal limit for alcohol when he was pulled over. Authorities stopped North Tonawanda resident Jonathan Wozniewski, 29, on Seymour St. early Monday morning. Police say he failed to signal a turn and sho

WIVB - 2017-11-20 15:39:48

State Police looking for runaway girls

(L-R - Hessel, Lopez) LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State Police are looking for help finding two missing girls. Troopers say Emily Lopez, 13, and Andrea Hessel, 14, ran away from Wyndham Lawn Home for Children in Lockport. Authorities say they have been missing since Saturday. Lopez is black,

WIVB - 2017-11-20 15:08:52

Erie County Senior Services warning of mail scam

Picture courtesy of Erie County Seniors on Twitter BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Erie County Senior Services is warning of a scam that's been targeting elderly people. Seniors have been receiving pieces of mail that appear to be from "The Seniors Trust." The mail scam has to do with social security, acco

WIVB - 2017-11-20 16:30:48

Wisconsin town shocked by anti-Trump graffiti with swastika on bridge

Surprised and upset by an unexpected message in De Pere, Sean Loughney told FOX 11, "I think it's disgusting. It's not something that you should show as your president whether you like him or not." Loughney hopes whoever tagged the railroad bridge along Main Avenue with a swastika next to the name "

WUTV29.COM - 2017-11-20 11:38:40

Eichel bumped from Sabres top line, "Not a demotion" says Housley

FILE - In this March 7, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (15) skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Buffalo, N.Y. Connor McDavid's eight-year, $100 million contract is the latest and most eye-popping example of a shift in priori

WIVB - 2017-11-20 18:16:15

Cheektowaga shooting suspect's preliminary hearing postponed

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Cheektowaga man who is accused of opening fire on the Union Road Dollar General last week appeared in court Monday morning. He was scheduled to go before a judge for his preliminary hearing. That hearing has now been moved to Tuesday morning. Travis Green, 29, was arra

WIVB - 2017-11-20 17:09:15

Two injured in overnight shooting

PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria police are investigating a shooting that injured two near Berlin Nightclub, early Sunday morning. It happened on the 600 block of Main Street. Officers responded early Sunday morning to a call for shots fired. They found two victims with gunshot wounds. Both were transported to

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-19 21:33:45

Eyewitnesses detail Round1 fight Saturday at Northwoods Mall

PEORIA - Three eyewitnesses said that Saturday's fight at Northwoods Mall involved five teenagers beating on one another. Police responded to "a large fight" that began in Round1, a new arcade and bowling facility, and then spilled into the center court of the mall. The commotion caused customers an

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-11-20 03:04:17

Peoria Heights Police search for armed robbery suspects

PEORIA HEIGHTS - An armed robbery at a Peoria Heights business is under investigation. Police say they responded to a 911 call in the 700 block of E. War Memorial Drive around 8:30 p.m. on November 17th. Witnesses told police that two black men entered and one displayed a handgun. One suspect allege

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-20 10:16:00

Popular local restaurant relocating to Park District property

PEORIA - Cyd's Gourmet Kitchen Cafe and Catering is teaming up with the Peoria Park District to move to a new location. Cyd's has been part of the Peoria community for 30 years. The restaurant, currently located in Junction City, plans to move across the street to the Donovan Park Clubhouse in early

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-20 16:05:10

EXCLUSIVE - Berlin security guard recounts early Sunday AM shooting

An early Sunday morning shooting in Peoria sent two to the hospital. The shooting was called in at 3:35 AM, according to Peoria Police. The shooting happened on the 600 block of Main, on the sidewalk near Berlin nightclub and First United Methodist Church. Two people were taken to the hospital follo

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-20 08:32:00

Quincy man announces candidacy for 18th district

QUINCY, Ill. - A local man announces he's running for a local congressional district in central Illinois. Brian Deters announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois 18th Congressional District, which the seat is currently occupied by Rep. Darin LaHood. Deters made the annou

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-20 18:18:33

How decades of bad decisions broke GE

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - General Electric has been a piston of the American economic engine for 125 years. It pioneered the light bulb and the jet engine. It survived the Great Depression, the dot-com crash and the 2008 financial meltdown. But now GE faces a different kind of challenge -- a nightmare c

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-20 15:53:39

Thanksgiving week begins with falling gas prices

As we head into the Thanksgiving holiday travel week, there is good news at the gas pump. Gasbuddy.com reports prices have fallen four cents in the past week to $2.57 a gallon. That is still 62 cents higher than we paid just one year ago, and 16 cents higher than just one month ago. The national

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-20 15:26:00

Trump rally set for Tuesday at Giovanni's in Rockford

ROCKFORD - A free rally celebrating President Donald Trump's election a year ago will be held Tuesday at Giovanni's Restaurant & Convention Center. Although the website accepting reservations for the event says an appearance by Steve Bannon, former Trump strategist and executive chairman of Breitbar

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-19 14:00:00

Smoke alarms alert occupants of residential fire in Rockford

ROCKFORD - Smoke alarms that sounded and the smell of smoke alerted occupants of a home at 3501 Modesto Drive shortly before 12:30 a.m. Monday. Rockford Fire Department said the accidental fire was caused by flames from a hidden area around a wooden fireplace enclosure. No one was injured. Damage is

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-11-20 13:17:30

Gov. Rauner Primary Opponent to Appear at Rockford Pro-Trump Event Tuesday

ROCKFORD - Rep. Jeannie Ives (R-Wheaton), who is challenging Gov. Bruce Rauner for the Republican nomination for Governor of Illinois, will appear at a pro-Trump 'Make America Great Again' rally in Rockford on Tuesday rally organizers' say. The event, which will be held at Giovanni's, will also incl

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 17:29:21

Garage Destroyed in 2-Alarm Blaze

MACHESNEY PARK - A detached garage was destroyed in a two-alarm house fire in Machesney Park Monday morning. The call came in just before 9am for a garage fire at 213 Winona Dr. in Machesney Park. North Park Fire Department units arrived to report flames showing and immediately called for mutual ass

MYSTATELINE.COM - 2017-11-20 15:28:47