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New Era Derby plant workers, union leaders, lawmakers hold rally ahead of shut-down plans
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Local labor leaders and lawmakers are making a last-ditch effort to save jobs affected by the impending New Era plant shutdown. Earlier this month, News 4 reported New Era's plans to close its Derby location in mid- to late-March.
The fight to save jobs at Derby New Era Plant
(WKBW) - Could the New Era Derby Plant--with more than 200 jobs--be saved before it's expected to close in March? Local lawmakers and community members hope that's the case. On Monday evening in front of New Era Headquarters in Downtown Buffalo, Erie County Executive Mark Polancarz, Assemblyman Sean
New York News: BUFFALO, Raymel Weeden, Bailey Boys Associate Member Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison For Murder
BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Raymel Weeden, 25, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of discharge of a firearm causing death, was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison by Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny. The sentence will be served consecutive t
Erie County Fair Admission Price Goes Up
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) For the first time in ten years, gate tickets to the Erie County Fair will go up. All other pricing will remain the same. The adult gate admission will increase from $10 to $12. Senior gate admission is now $9. Early bird admission is now $7 weekdays as is the student special.
Buffalo man arrested in drug raid on Jefferson
A Tioga Street man was charged with possession of heroin, tranquilizers and marijuana when police raided a Jefferson Avenue residence, authorities said Saturday. Intelligence and narcotics detectives recovered four bags of heroin, 50 prescription tranquilizers, a bag of marijuana and a digital scale
Labor, officials urge New Era Cap to save Derby plant
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz and Assemblyman Sean Ryan, D-Buffalo, joined labor leaders Monday outside New Era Cap headquarters on Delaware Avenue in a bid to persuade the company to reconsider closing its manufacturing plant in Derby.
Famous Lake View house tones down Christmas lights, goes big on new Minion displays
LAKE VIEW, N.Y. (WIVB) - This time of year, many Western New York neighborhoods are aglow with cheerful Christmas lights displays, but few homes can compare to the Field family's house in Lake View.
'Shame, shame, shame' protesters chant outside New Era Cap
Angry trade unionists and politicians were outside New Era Cap's headquarters on Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo Monday, protesting the company plan to close its plant in Derby and move most production to China.
Amara, Buffalo Zoo's New Ocelot Kitten, Is Dangerously Cute
She’s ready for her close-up. Meet Amara, the Buffalo Zoo’s newest addition. Amara is a two-and-a-half month old ocelot kitten and will make her public debut Saturday. Ocelots are a vanishing animal and her birth was part of a species survival program run by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Poloncarz, Ryan to push for New Era to stay in Derby
DERBY, N.Y.-- New Era has announced their intention to close their plant in Derby, but local labor leaders are making one more push in asking the cap company to reconsider. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz will join New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan and leaders with the American Labor Federat
Man stabbed in the neck found on Pine Ridge Road
CHEEKTOWAGA – A man was transported to the hospital after he was stabbed during a disturbance with a woman according to an eyewitness account. The incident unfolded at the intersection of Pine Ridge Road and Doat Street around 5 pm Friday.
Video Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions
The 4-9 Buffalo Bills host the 5-8 Detroit Lions this Sunday at New Era Field in Orchard Park, NY. Both teams have had disappointing seasons—but the Lions are coming off a win, while the Bills are coming off a loss. Here are some things to watch for in Sunday’s rare regular-season match-up from two
Town of Hamburg Police looking for quick change scam artists
Police say the scam happened at a Walmart in Hamburg.
How the Lions are planning to stop 'handful' Bills QB Josh Allen
Orchard Park, N.Y. -- Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni has been coaching football since 1972 and has seen a lot of quarterbacks. Not many of those quarterbacks can do the things that Buffalo Bills rookie Josh Allen can do, he said.
Bomb threats reportedly made to several locations in downtown Buffalo, 2 colleges in Niagara County
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police say someone emailed bomb threats to at least three locations downtown. They are the Ellicott Square Building, Catholic Health and 42 Delaware Ave.
News distributor reacted to sheriff's plea: 'Please save me. Help!'
Jack Harzynski was delivering The Buffalo News, driving at around 6 a.m. Tuesday on a dark country road between Attica and Warsaw with another worker, when he came upon something that stopped him cold.
Thurman Thomas speaks out in favor of cashless bail reform bill for Erie County
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Bills hall-of-famer is standing behind proposed legislation that would reform the bail system in Erie County. Thurman Thomas spoke out at Thursday's Erie County Legislature meeting, urging the board to pass a cashless bail reform bill.
Buffalo Police identify deceased suspect and officer involved in deadly shooting
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police confirm that the 47-year-old suspect shot by an officer Tuesday night has died from his injuries. The deceased has been identified as 47-year-old Marcus Neal of Buffalo.
Erie County soon to purchase $20,000+ of condoms
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - You asked, we answered: Why is Erie County buying at least $20,000 worth of condoms?. It's all for public health protection. "Condoms are really a bread-and-butter, evidence-based, primary prevention strategy to protect people from HIV protection and infection against many sex
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.