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Town of Hamburg Police looking for quick change scam artists
Police say the scam happened at a Walmart in Hamburg.
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.
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
Water rates to increase in Buffalo for first time in seven years
Property taxes in the City of Buffalo went up this year. So did garbage user fees. Both increases were the first ones since 2006. Now Buffalo residents above the poverty line will see their water bills increase by $5 a month beginning Jan. 1 under a new rate structure from the Buffalo Water Board.
Boxes of Love celebrates serving Buffalo for 20 years
The 20th annual Boxes of Love event drew a crowd of more than 400 people. Pastor David Johns began the project to serve families in the Buffalo area who wouldn't have the means to buy toys for the children during the holidays.
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.
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
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.
Sabres suspend Patrik Berglund indefinitely for 'failure to report'
WASHINGTON -- Patrik Berglund's first season with the Buffalo Sabres took another surprising turn Saturday when he was suspended indefinitely by the team for "failure to report."
Wingin’ It: Detroit Lions
As the Buffalo Bills prepare to face a new opponent each week, fans take on the age-old arch-nemesis know as “hunger.” Never fear, Buffalo Rumblings has just the playbook to take down this foe. Each week, we’ll dive into enemy territory to scout their signature moves and put a “Buffalo” spin on it.
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.
Self-storage, retail plaza, tire store among properties sold
A group of local investors bought a Southtowns self-storage facility, while West Seneca attorney Ralph C. Lorigo snapped up a Hamburg retail plaza, and out-of-town buyers purchased an industrial building and a car-repair shop in recent deals totaling more than $5 million.
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
Vehicle crash closes part of Abbott Rd. in Orchard Park
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) - A vehicle crash closed part of Abbott Rd. in Orchard Park. Police there say a car struck a telephone pole. Power lines were seen hanging over the road.
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.
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.
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
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.
Former owner of multiple Mexican restaurants pleads guilty to tax fraud
The former owner of four Mexican resturants pleaded guilty to tax fraud, Thursday. Sergio Mucino, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal tax fraud in the second degree for under-reporting the sales tax collected at his restaurants.