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New HEAP office opens in Erie County
BUFFALO, NY-Erie County residents who need help paying their heating bills, and other emergency needs, have a new place to go to for assistance.
Hamburg Officials Seek Answers on Mall Future
HAMBURG, N.Y. - The McKinley mall in Hamburg is already dealing with some financial issues. And now that Sears is going bankrupt that's even making matters worse. The Sears store at McKinley mall will stay open at least for now, as the retail chain goes through bankruptcy proceedings. But town offic
Chad Kelly arrested in Colorado
The nephew of Bills hall of fame quarterback Jim Kelly is in trouble with the law in Colorado. ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - Denver Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly was arrested early Tuesday morning. In a news release, Englewood police said Kelly illegally entered a home and was chased out by a resi
Dark windows lead to felony drug charges against Buffalo man
Police arrested Donta J. Williams, 24, of Navel Avenue shortly after 6 p.m. after approaching his parked vehicle near Broadway and Mohr Avenue. The vehicle had "excessive tints," according to the report. Police saw an open container of alcohol inside the vehicle and Williams admitted to having some
Women try stealing slot machine cash in Buffalo casino bathroom
When approached by security, one of the women handed over someone else's casino player card as her identification. No arrests were made, according to the report.
Erie County SPCA waiving adoption fees for veterans
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) - At the SPCA serving Erie County you'll find plenty of cats, kittens, dogs, and smaller animals like guinea pigs, rabbits, and more. If you're a veteran or on active duty, you can adopt one for free through mid November . "Pets definitely decrease your stress level whether
Mariah Carey tour dates include Buffalo concert in 2019
Mariah Carey announced her 2019 tour dates on Monday. The singer's "Caution World Tour" will stop at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo on March 23 at 8 p.m. No opening act has been named for the concert, her only stop in Upstate New York. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmas
Shaw holds the line on taxes in Hamburg tentative budget
Shaw, who is nearing the end of his first year in office, said there is a lot of pressure to increase spending in the town, but residents are looking for relief. He said the tax rate outside the villages went up 14 percent over the past four years, while village residents have seen their town tax ra
Missing Buffalo man found dead; mother asks for help getting answers
"He always said, " I love you mom, and I always say, I love you too, David," Dickens Wilson said.
Buffalo barber faces kidnapping charge after man found tied up on I-190 off-ramp
The barbershop owner, who spent time in prison after multiple convictions for driving while intoxicated and who has several other arrests, has been charged with kidnapping. Police say they are still looking for the three other suspects the victim said abducted him.
Trump Administration slashes cap on refugees, impacting cities like Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Trump administration's decision to slash the annual cap on refugees to the U.S. is starting to have an effect on chronically struggling, shrinking cities such as Buffalo, New York. Cities like Buffalo have come to depend on a steady flow of refugees to help invigorate the e
Tops Friendly Markets employees busted for running coupon scam | Cheektowaga Chronicle
Police say the employees were running coupon scams to benefit themselves, each other, and other customers. It is unknown at this time if all the employees were working together.
Hamburg man catches huge trout
On Thursday at the Southtowns Walleye Association meeting held at their club in Hamburg, it was business as usual with the monthly reports, raffles, and an address from two out of the three guest speakers, Melissa Gearhart and Joe Yaeger. The two speakers focused on the upcoming Greater Niagara Fish
Buffalo police name man killed in shooting near Buffalo State
Buffalo police on Monday released the name of the man who died after a shooting last week inside a restaurant near the SUNY Buffalo State campus. Emmanuel Correa-Villegas, 31, died early Wednesday after being shot Tuesday afternoon in an eatery near Letchworth and Dart streets, a police spokesman sa
Tonawanda Coke shutdown is now complete
TONAWANDA, NY-- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) announced Tuesday that the shutdown process for Tonawanda Coke is complete. Officials say the company's gas lines have been purged and the coke ovens are empty. Last month, Judge William M. Skretny found Tonawanda
Orchard Park, Hamburg playgrounds receive $150,000 for disability upgrades
New York State Sen. Chris Jacobs announced the funding for Armor, Boston Valley, Charlotte Avenue and Union Pleasant playgrounds in Hamburg and Orchard Meadows Playground in Orchard Park.
Bills QB Anderson to start against Patriots; Allen ruled out
Buffalo Bills quarterback Derek Anderson addresses the media after practice at the team's facility in Orchard Park, N.Y., on Wednesday.John Wawrow | The Associated Press
Dead Buffalo man's mom: 'Closure would be to find the person who did this to my son'
The body of David Dickens-Anderson, a Buffalo man who had been missing for nearly a month, was identified by Buffalo Police Sunday afternoon.
Bills Notebook: Josh Allen remains out; Derek Anderson starts Monday
The first one didn’t go so well, as Anderson accounted for four of the Bills’ five turnovers with three interceptions and a lost fumble in an embarrassing 37-5 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Anderson finished 20 of 31 for 175 yards – a passer rating of 39.8. Despite those numbers, offensi
Fatal crash shuts down Interstate 290 near Buffalo
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a fatal crash has shut down Interstate 290 in western New York.The Tonawanda Police Department says the crash happened around 1 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of the highway between the Niagara Falls Boulevard and Colvin Avenue exits.The highway was shut down, a