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Hamburg police want help identifying possible Walmart thieves

The Town of Hamburg Police Department wants the public's help in identifying two young people wanted for questioning related to the theft of a computer and video security system stolen from Walmart. Walmart surveillance video was posted to the police department's Facebook page showing a man and woma

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 21:12:06

South Buffalo bar fight leads to box cutter slashing

A fight at the Schupper House bar and restaurant led to arrest of a South Park Avenue resident on felony assault charges after he slashed another bar patron. Buffalo Police reported early Saturday that a fight broke out between two men at the bar and that one bar patron pulled out a box cutter and s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 18:03:36

Pizza delivery man robbed on South Division Street

A pizza delivery man reported that three teenagers robbed him near the JFK Recreation Center in Buffalo. According to Buffalo Police, a man was delivering food from a local pizza shop shortly before 10 p.m. Friday when he was approached by three teens on the 300 block of South Division Street. One d

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 18:54:02

Drug dealer found with heroin, fentanyl and coke pleads to four felonies

A three-time felon who was arrested in January 2017 pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to four more felonies, all related to a large-scale drug operation. Welton Miles pleaded guilty to four felony drug charges. Welton Miles, 38, has been jailed since his arrest, when the Erie County Sheriff's Offi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-16 16:46:10

Casino patron gets out of wheelchair to attack slots player

A 63-year-old Buffalo man told police he was assaulted by a man in a wheelchair late Friday at the Seneca Niagara Casino hotel. The victim told police that while he was at the casino, he wanted to use a particular slot machine. A woman and her boyfriend, who was in a wheelchair, were sitting near th

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 05:37:20

Driver loses control of vehicle, strikes pole and fence in Niagara Falls

Photo courtesy of The Action NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB)- Just after 5 a.m. Saturday morning the Niagara Falls Police Crash Management Team responded to the scene of a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of 10th Street and Buffalo Avenue. Upon arrival, investigators say a 38-year-old man drivi

WIVB - 2018-03-17 16:44:25

St. Patrick's Day Parade Weekend in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Saturday's "Old Neighborhood" parade is expected to draw thousands of people for St. Patrick's Day. The parade begins at 12 p.m. at the Valley Community Center located at South Park Ave and Elk Street. LOOK: Old First Ward Parade Map Parade Route for Old Neighborhood St. Patri

WBEN.COM - 2018-03-17 10:23:14

Woman's car stolen as she took groceries into the house

A woman living in the Kensington-Bailey neighborhood of Buffalo was bringing in groceries from her car when three young men and a young woman jumped into her car and drove off with it, according to Buffalo Police. The woman told police that she was in her house on Roosevelt Avenue Friday afternoon a

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 18:44:19

These Are The 10 Worst Buffalo Neighborhoods For 2018

Buffalo's neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. You've got hipster areas, preppy places, neighborhoods where college kids thrive, and of course, ghettos. It seems as if there's a neighborhood for everyone in Buffalo. And while the city consistently ranks as one of the best places t


Charges Pending After Accident in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - A vehicle accident left one person injured in Niagara Falls. A 38-year-old male was driving southwest on Buffalo Avenue when he lost control of his vehicle. He hit a snow-covered median, a city traffic light pole, then struck a fence around the parking lot of Courtyard M

WBEN.COM - 2018-03-17 14:56:18

Erie Co. Sheriff's deputy accused of beating, strangling woman

BUFFALO, NY - An Erie County Sheriff's deputy is accused of beating and strangling a woman inside his home back in December 2017. Dennis McAndrew, 39, of Buffalo, was arraigned in Erie County Court Thursday on an indictment charging him with second-degree assault and two counts of second-degree stra


Grand Island Town Board: Welcome center plans on agenda for Monday's meeting

The Grand Island Town Board is slated to discuss the waste treatment plans for the Western New York Welcome Center when it meets Monday at Town Hall. Grand Island Councilman Mike Madigan placed the matter on the agenda saying that plans for the state's welcome center under construction are outdated.

WNYPAPERS.COM - 2018-03-17 14:00:00

Buffalo man shot by parole officer: 'These people were trying to kill me'

Randy White had just dropped off his friend Dwayne Gordon at Gordon's home on Northumberland Avenue the night of Feb. 27 when a man appeared at the driver's side window of White's SUV and shined a flashlight in his face. "You got some ID?" the man demanded, White said. Moments later, the man yelled

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-16 16:55:28

Amherst Police looking to identify subject in investigation

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Amherst Police are looking for a person of interest in an ongoing investigation. This surveillance photo shows a black male who police would like to identify. If you recognize him or have any information related to the crime, call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-136


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Once-celebrated Cheektowaga police officer has been fired

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A police officer who was celebrated as a hero in a shooting in Cheektowaga just a few months ago has now been fired from the force. Last November, Dominic Schwartz was one of two officers who helped chase down Travis Green, the man who fired multiple shots at a Dollar General sto


Buffalo among top cities to celebrate St. Patrick's day

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Around Buffalo, many folks are Irish will be Irish for the weekend as St. Patrick's Day celebrations are underway. "We are being nationally and internationally recognized now," said Patrick Kaeler, the President of Visit Buffalo Niagara. That's right - Buffalo is among the top

WIVB - 2018-03-16 23:10:31

VA staffers in Buffalo failed to resuscitate patient, left jobs after scathing report

March 14--WASHINGTON -- Two Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees left their jobs after they were implicated in the botched decision not to try to revive a patient suffering cardiac arrest, a spokeswoman for the facility said Wednesday. A report from the Department of Affairs Inspector G


Bullets fly outside East Side apartments

Gunfire erupted Wednesday afternoon outside an apartment complex on the city's East Side, according to a Buffalo police report. A vehicle was hit, but no injuries were reported, the report stated. It happened at 4:20 p.m. outside 564 Dodge St., just west of the Kensington Expressway and Martin Luthe


Brand new opioid treatment administered in Western New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - It's a first of its kind treatment in the fight against opioids, and on Thursday, doctors at DENT Neurologic Institute administered it in Western New York. The 'Sublocade' injection is meant to help opioid addicts as they deal with symptoms of withdrawal. DENT is the only plac