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Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions: first half open thread
When the Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions kick off today, both teams will be playing for pride only. The Bills have officially been eliminated from playoff contention, and while the Lions are technically still alive, they would need a whole lot of help over the last three weeks of the season in o
Search conducted for man who went over Canadian side of Niagara Falls
Crews spent Sunday afternoon searching for an elderly man that was seen going over Niagara Falls on the Canadian side of the border. According to reports from the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Buffalo, Niagara Parks Police in Ontario said the incident occurred about 11 a.m. Sunday when the man, descri
Grand Island Chamber of Commerce; Trend Setters holds ribbon-cutting
Trend Setters Hair Design held a ribbon-cutting on Monday, Dec. 10, at its new location at 2094 Grand Island Blvd. Owner Karen Benninger cut the ribbon along with employees, town officials, and members of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce. There will also be a grand re-opening to follow in Januar
Running out of gas leads to Niagara Falls man's arrest
A Niagara Falls man was arrested last week and accused of stealing a gasoline container from a shed at Ridge Road home after his car had run out of gas, Town of Lewiston Police reported.
Man charged after leading chase from customs, assaulting officer
A Canadian man who sped through a customs checkpoint at the Lewistown-Queenston Bridge and led police on a high-speed chase, eventually crashing into a New York State Police patrol vehicle in Grand Island has been charged.
Nurse at Buffalo General charged with assault of patient
A nurse at Buffalo General Medical Center was charged with second-degree assault after knocking a patient unconscious while trying to administer medication, Buffalo Police reported.
Grand Island Board of Education: Soil sample study explained at Board of Ed. meeting
Elevated levels of contaminants have been found at both Charlotte Sidway Elementary School and Kaegebein Elementary School. Both arsenic and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), at levels higher than New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s soil cleanup objectives, were discover
MISSING: Buffalo Police searching for 11-year-old boy
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Buffalo Police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing boy. Michael Aughtry, 11-years-old, has gone missing from 824 Delaware, according to Buffalo Police.
Crews searching for man who went over Canadian side of Niagara Falls
A search is happening for a man who went over Niagara Falls on Sunday morning, December 16. The man entered the Niagara River and went over the Canadian side of the falls just before 11:00 a.m., according to a spokesperson with the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Buffalo.
Buffalo Sabres: Is Patrik Berglund finished in Western New York?
In an interesting turn of events, the Buffalo Sabres have suspended Patrik Berglund indefinitely after he failed to report to the team. When the Buffalo Sabres received Patrik Berglund as part of the return package for Ryan O’Rielly, the overriding sentiment was that his addition was a positive. He
Falls man gets 9 years in prison for shooting house
A Niagara Falls man was sentenced to nine years in prison for shooting a truck parked near 18th and Niagara streets on Feb. 8. Andre G. Williams II, 28, of Ontario Street, had aimed at a house, following a disagreement between the homeowner and Williams' friends, but each of his shots hit an unoccup
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.
Search warrant conducted by multiple agencies in Niagara Falls Friday night
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Niagara Falls Police say a search warrant was conducted by multiple agencies including the FBI and the ATF at Packard Court Friday evening. Officials say one suspect is currently in custody.
Buffalo Place mulls need for new convention center
Buffalo Place says the obsolence of the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center may become a bigger issue if Erie County doesn’t invest in a new and larger facility. The question everyone is asking is how much would a new center cost.
Bills-Lions in NFL Week 15: TV channel, time, live stream information
Orchard Park, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills (4-9) and the Detroit Lions (5-8) meet Sunday at New Era Field in Week 15 action. Josh Allen set an NFL record for the most rushing yards in a three-game stretch with 321 yards in his last three games. He broke the record previously held by Michael Vick.
New trial date in Steingasser murder case
LOCKPORT — The murder trial of Joseph Belstadt has been moved again. After a lengthy out-of-court conference and an apparently contentious conversation between lawyers and the judge in the case at the bench, jury selection for Belstadt's trial in the murder of Mandy Steingasser will now began on Jul
Raid conducted in Niagara Falls
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police said they conducted a raid on Friday night. The raid happened at Packard Court with the police and sheriff's office, ATF, and FBI.
Evicted Elderly Medical Marijuana Patient Dropped from Healthcare Program
Days after being evicted from his apartment—and then invited to return—for his legal possession and consumption of medical cannabis oil, John Flickner says his healthcare provider has suddenly dropped him from his Medicaid/Medicare program. Without access to doctors and transportation to healthcare
A wife's complaints about nursing home's neglect led to probe, arrests
Patricia Myers got nowhere with complaints to HighPointe nursing home that the staff was neglecting her paralyzed husband. So she complained to the Attorney General's Office. Patricia Myers suspected the staff at the Buffalo nursing home was not feeding her bedridden husband.
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