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Buffalo man shot and killed on Broadway overnight

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police say a 38-year-old Buffalo man was shot and killed in the 1200 block of Broadway just before 3 a.m. Sunday. The victim was transported to ECMC where he was later pronounced dead.


Woman dies Sunday after being hit 'multiple times' by gunfire Saturday night

An unidentified 31-year-old woman has died after being hit "multiple times" by gunfire late Saturday night in Buffalo, according to city police. The shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. in the first block of Eller Avenue, just south of Genesee Street and a few blocks west of Pine Ridge Road. The vi


BPD: Two dead following overnight shootings

BUFFALO, N.Y (WKBW) — Buffalo Police say a man and a woman are dead following two overnight shootings. The first shooting occurred just before 11 p.m. Saturday night on the first bock of Eller Avenue.


Lawrence R. Rose, shopping mall contractor and operator

Lawrence R. Rose, who rebuilt and managed several prominent area shopping centers, died March 20 in Buffalo General Medical Center after complications following a short illness. He was 91.


Buffalo Schools seek help untangling controversial deal with building engineers

The Buffalo school district is bringing in help to unravel the controversial Civil War-era arrangement that it still uses to compensate its building engineers. The Board of Education has agreed to spend up to $40,000 for a team of experts to come up with an alternative plan for maintaining the distr


Car strikes Destiny's restaurant Saturday morning, Buffalo police investigating

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police say a vehicle struck Destiny's restaurant on Fillmore Avenue just after 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. A Buffalo Police spokesperson said the driver of the vehicle was a 62-year-old man. He is being treated at ECMC for non-life threatening injuries, according to Buffal


$1,000 worth of dance costumes stolen from vehicle

A bag containing $1,000 worth of dance costumes was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Franklin Street on Friday. Buffalo police said the vehicle was parked just north of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center. Someone entered the unlocked vehicle between 6 and 7 p.m. and took the bag with the


Man charged with DWI after hitting building scaffolding downtown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police report a 33-year-old Buffalo man has been arrested in connection to an accident near the intersection of South Elmwood Avenue and Chippewa Street just after 4:00 a.m. on Sunday.


Women dies at ECMC after shooting on Eller Ave.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - UPDATE: Buffalo police tell News 4 the 31-year-old female victim has died at ECMC. ORIGINAL: A person was shot multiple times on Saturday night according to Buffalo police.


Anti-incinerator legislation awaits Cuomo signature after unanimous passage this week

The New York State Senate voted unanimously to pass a state Assembly bill that bans construction of new waste incinerators in the Finger Lakes region. The bill, which won unanimous Assembly approval last week, now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law.


9-year-old girl forced from stolen vehicle at gunpoint in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — Niagara Falls Police say a 9-year-old girl was forced out of a stolen vehicle at gunpoint Friday night. According to police, the girl's mother arrived at an address on the 1400 block of Ferry Avenue to pick up her children just before midnight Friday.


Amvets store in North Buffalo broken into

The Amvets store in North Buffalo was the target of a break-in. Buffalo police said someone threw a brick through the glass front door at 1833 Elmwood Ave. sometime between late Thursday and early Friday, causing over $250 in damage. The person entered the store and rummaged through items in the fro


In scrubbing dead priests' bios, victims say Buffalo Diocese obscured depth of crisis

Monsignor J. Grant Higgins was a Catholic priest for 60 years, but when he died in 2016 at age 90, the Buffalo Diocese tried to make it seem as if he wasn't a priest. A paid death notice for Higgins omitted the honorific title of "Reverend" that is standard in priest death notices and obituaries. Th


Buffalo String Works: The Bridge 2019

One of Buffalo String Works’ missions is to promote cross-cultural ties within the city. Their stance is that everyone should have access to playing music, no matter their background or abilities. Through inclusiveness, they have managed to work with numerous refugee groups that might not otherwise


Texas Tech vs Buffalo Live Stream: How to Watch Online for Free

The No. 3 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders (27-6; Big 12 Conference at-large) take on the No. 6 seed Buffalo Bulls (32-3; MAC tournament champion) in a West Region Round of 32 matchup at Bank of Oklahoma Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma as the 2018-19 NCAA Tournament continues on Sunday afternoon.


Polish Summit in Buffalo, July, 2019

Each year Western New York is becoming more and more a melting pot of various cultures and ethnicities from around the world. Since the mid-1800’s, Buffalo, the “City of Good Neighbors”, has been home to a large population of people of Polish decent. In fact, Western New York boasts the distinction


5 Buffalo Area Foreclosures Up For Sale

BUFFALO, NY — Do you feel like reasonably priced homes are tough to find in your community? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the most recently foreclosed properties in the Buffalo area might be just the place to start!


NICU graduate gives back to Sisters Hospital

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Emeila Cahoon has a special tie to Catholic Health. She's in her first year as a girl scout and sold a record 815 boxes for her troop. Last Friday Emeila distrivuted 400 boxes to Catholic Health volunteers.


20 suspensions on driver's license leads to drug arrest

A Niagara Falls woman with 20 suspensions on her driver's license for failure to answer summonses was arrested on drug and traffic charges Friday. Anne E. Wacker, 34, of 18th Street, was stopped on Bouck Street by City of Tonawanda officers early Friday morning for driving without headlights. A chec


Prosecutors to tap neurosurgeon to probe killing of 3-month-old

The killing of a Niagara Falls newborn one month ago remains a mystery. In the weeks since A'laya Foster's death, her family has called on authorities to criminally charge two women they say were her babysitters.