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Radiothon Day for the SPCA Serving Erie County
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - The SPCA Serving Erie County is holding its 15th annual Radiothon and Open House at its Harlem Road shelter. 12-thousand animals come through the SPCA each year through adoptions, admissions, rescues, transports, cruelty investigations and seizures. Make a donation to the
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.
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.
Bomb threats received at multiple buildings in WNY
Buffalo Police confirm to 2 On Your Side that multiple buildings downtown received bomb threats Thursday afternoon. Captain Jeff Rinaldo says that bomb threats were made to the Ellicott Square Building, Catholic Health Associate Regional Training Center and the law offices of Lipsitz Green Scime Cam
Gowanda gets first win, topping North Collins, narrowly
NORTH COLLINS — North Collins hosted Gowanda in a non-league Section VI boys basketball matchup on Thursday night. The Panthers found their first win of the season as they topped the Eagles, 40-37. After beating Gowanda on Monday night the Eagles split the home and away series. The Eagles managed 65
Exploring the Eden Kazoo Factory
EDEN, N.Y. - When you think Western New York the word "kazoo" may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Many of you may not even know that they are made right here. It's the most famous song played by this unique instrument. Jingle Bells can be heard around the world played on a kazoo made righ
Pets half off for 15th annual radiothon at Erie County SPCA
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) - As part of the 15th annual radiothon at the SPCA serving Erie County all animals are 50% off. It's all part of an effort to get more pets into forever homes.
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.
Case of measles in Erie County
Erie County health officials announced Wednesday they are investigating a case of measles in the county, as well as possible public exposure. Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein says the person, a recent emigre, arrived at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital on December 10 and was diagn
Another Voice: Flush with cash, Erie County whiffed on cutting taxes
By Joseph Lorigo, Lynne Dixon, John Mills and Edward Rath III. Last week, the Legislature approved an amended 2019 Erie County budget, crafted behind closed doors. One week prior, a bipartisan majority of legislators amended the budget to allocate enough money to fix roads, prioritize county service
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Buffalo
A 47-year-old man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Buffalo. Buffalo Police have identified the man as Marcus Neal, of Buffalo. Buffalo police said security from the Wegmans on Amherst Street reported a shoplifter at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. An on-duty lieutenant who happened to be in the
Former Buffalo police lieutenant to serve 4 months in prison
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A former Buffalo police lieutenant was sentenced for deprivation of suspects' rights. Greg Kwiatkowski was sentenced to four months in prison. Following his time behind bars, Kwiatkowski must serve four months in home detention and will have to wear an electronic monitoring de
Buffalo Police looking to identify suspect in package thefts
Do you know this guy? Buffalo Police are looking to identify him in connection with package thefts on the west side. Police say this person was recently seen in the area of Richmond Avenue taking packages from homes.
Spared a murder conviction, Buffalo man still heading to prison
A jury split on Kevin Allen's role in two murders, but the Buffalo man is still going to prison for 25 years. Allen, accused of being part of a crew that killed, robbed and kidnapped rival drug dealers, was convicted of racketeering conspiracy, robbery and gun possession.
West upended by Eden in tourney final; East goes 0-2
West Seneca West’s girls basketball team found itself in an up and down battle with Eden in Friday’s championship round of the annual West Seneca Tipoff Tournament, but in the end, the Lady Raiders’ ability to knock down free throws – particularly in the second half – made all the difference in the
Buffalo dog thief caught on camera
Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Buffalo family is asking for help. Just after four o'clock Friday afternoon, an unknown man walked into the backyard of their Manhattan Avenue home, grabbed their dog’s leash and walked away.
Erie County bans smoking in cars with kids
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- County legislators in Buffalo have banned smoking tobacco products in a car with anyone 17 or younger present in the vehicle. The new Erie County law, which was passed unanimously Wednesday, also bans smoking in and around bus shelters. Our ABC affiliate WKBW reports the law al
Sheriff: Driver of truck that struck pedestrian in Clarence turns self in
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Erie County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a commercial truck that struck a 51-year-old Williamsville woman has turned their self in. The pedestrian had been walking along Harris Hill near Stonehaven Drive in Clarence on Dec. 4.
Political sights aimed high for one Erie County politician
BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - We now know somebody who won't be running for one of the biggest races in Democracy 2019. A spokesperson for Stefan Mychajliw says the Erie County Comptroller is not going to run for the County Executive's office next year.
Erie County Comptroller says he won't run for County Executive next year
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw says he will not run for Erie County Executive in 2019, saying instead, he will focus all of his efforts on the 27th Congressional District.