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Buffalo man indicted for deadly shooting in 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Erie County District Attorney's Office announced the indictment of a Buffalo man allegedly involved in a deadly shooting in 2015. 27-year-old Cornelius Jones faces charges of 2nd Degree Murder and 2nd Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon. According to the DA's Office, J

WKBW-TV - 2018-01-19 16:48:52

Bystanders tackle gunman inside Niagara Falls bar

A Niagara Falls man who walked into a Pine Avenue bar carrying a loaded gun in his hand early Friday morning was tackled and detained until police arrived, according to Niagara Falls police. Tommy D. George, 47, of 22nd Street, also had a knife when he walked inside Empire Sportz Lounge, 1602 Pine,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 15:57:32

DEA raid uncovers synthetic fentanyl in Lockport

LOCKPORT - A quantity of the synthetic opioid fentanyl was seized by law enforcement Wednesday after a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force raid on an East Union Street property. As a result of the raid, Michael Taczak, 39, was charged with distribution of butyryl fentanyl. Taczak was arraigned i

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 09:49:00

Cheektowaga company unveils brand new multi-million dollar crash lab test facility

Over the past year, Calspan's CEO Lou Knotts and Chairman John Yurchuk, have led their team on a mission to create a world class, multi-million dollar crash lab. A lab that has the flexibility and ability to test various types of crashes, including: head on collisions, car to car, pedestrian to car,

WKBW-TV - 2018-01-18 20:27:48

Sunflower Bean announces Mohawk Place date

On-the-rise act Sunflower Bean will return to Buffalo at 7 p.m. May 6 in Mohawk Place (47 E Mohawk St.). Last seen opening for the Pixies in the UB Center for the Arts' Mainstage Theatre last fall, the NYC three-piece caught a nice buzz on the strength of sun-kissed balled "Easier Said," found on th

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:28:17

ECMC dentists treasure challenges of their special patients

The fear, pain and uncertainty that come with going to the dentist can unnerve even the healthiest among us. Imagine what it can be like for those with autism, dementia, physical limitations, developmental disabilities or cancer. These are the patients in the working world of Drs. Elizabeth Kapral a

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:04:57

What to expect the next 36 hours: Temperatures climb above freezing - and stay there

Starting today, the daytime temperature in Buffalo is forecast to be above freezing for the next five days. That will be the first streak of its kind since Dec. 1 to 5, 2017. You've earned it. Another week of frigid cold and back-to-back days of lake-effect snow in metro Buffalo padded the season's

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:03:01

Buffalo Zoo welcomes new snow leopard

Altai, a 1-year-old male snow leopard, came to the Buffalo Zoo from the Akron Zoo. (Photo courtesy the Buffalo Zoo) A 1-year-old male snow leopard has a new home at the Buffalo Zoo. Altai arrived at the zoo in October and has cleared health quarantine and been introduced to a new habitat, the zoo an

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:48:46

Man Pleads Guilty To 1985 Rape, Murder Of Glen Ellyn Teen

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) - Thirty-two years after a Glen Ellyn girl was abducted, raped and murdered, a Champaign man has entered a guilty plea. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced Thursday Michael Jones, 64, has entered a plea of guilty to the 1985 murder of fifteen-year-old

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-19 08:59:08

Two Injured in Head-On Collision in Oswego

Oswego Police say two people were injured and one person was hospitalized in a head-on collision on Route 25 near North St. on Thursday afternoon. Police were called to the area around 2:25 p.m. on Thursday to investigate. Investigation found that 57 year-old Steven Givens of Oswego was headed north

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 15:21:00

Police Say 'Low Level' HAZMAT Response Called to Clean Up Propane Leak in North Aurora Crash

North Aurora Police officials say the intersection of Mitchell Rd. and Bilter Rd. should be back open early this afternoon, after a three vehicle crash involving a truck carrying propane caused some of a 500 gallon tank of propane to leak. Police say that a low-level HAZMAT response was called in to

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 15:49:00

Yorkville Weekend Weather Calls For Sun, Rain, Fog

YORKVILLE, IL - This weekend is a mixed bag of weather for Yorkville. Expect sunny or partly sunny skies Friday and Saturday with a good chance of rain Sunday. Be prepared for fog, too. If you can stand a little extra wind, Saturday's your best bet for outdoor activities.4-day Forecast for Yorkville

PATCH - 2018-01-18 17:30:09

Dummer leads Lady Hubs bowling team at Morris, Sterling invitationals

Rochelle senior medals in second place at Sterling MLK Invite STERLING - Rochelle senior Katie Dummer found her groove on the lanes when the Lady Hubs varsity bowling team battled in an eight-team field at Sterling's MLK Invitational on Monday. Rochelle placed seventh overall, knocking down 4,634 pi

ROCHELLE NEWS-LEADER - 2018-01-19 03:35:22

1 Dead In Oswego Township Shooting: Sheriff

MONTGOMERY, IL - A victim in Wednesday night's shooting has died, according to an update with the Kendall County Sheriff's Office. Ricardo Chairez, 27, of Alsip was fatally shot Wednesday night at the 0-100 block of Chatham Place in Oswego Township. Kendall County Sheriff's Office and Oswego Police

PATCH - 2018-01-18 02:23:07

Yorkville Officials Formally Urging IDOT to Fully Fund Route 47 and Galena Improvements; Expansion of Route 47 to I-88

City officials in Yorkville are expected to send a letter to the Illinois Department of Transportation next week, requesting full funding for an intersection improvement at Route 47 and Galena Road, as well as the expansion of the Northern Illinois Route 47 corridor, essentially from Cannonball Trl.

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 21:36:00

Guilty Plea In Suburban Cold-Case Murder

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) - Prosecutors say a Champaign man has pleaded guilty in the 1985 death of a teenage girl who left her suburban Chicago home to go to the store and never returned. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says 64-year-old Michael Jones entered the plea Thursday in the death of

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 20:12:38

BREAKING: Crews responding to structure fire in Destin

DESTIN - Fire crews and law enforcement are on scene of a house fire on Sibert Avenue in Destin. Destin Fire Department personnel who remained at the station did not know where the fire was located, but Destin Library staff said it was a few lots down from their building on Sibert Avenue. A photo pr

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 16:39:43

5-Year-Old Dies Days After Heartbreaking Photo With Grandfather

GULF BREEZE, FL - A 5-year-old Florida girl has died days after a photo of her lying in a hospital bed next to her crying grandfather, who is battling his own health problems, was shared thousands of times. Braylynn Lawhon of Gulf Breeze died on Monday, according to a crowdfunding page created for h

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:48:58

BLOTTER: Woman knocks son off of girlfriend

CRESTVIEW - A man accused of strangling his girlfriend with the cloth belt of a bathrobe was charged with committing domestic battery by strangulation. The 27-year-old Crestview man was apparently angry that she was packing to leave the residence. He choked her until she passed out, according to his

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 11:45:00

Be Aware: Scammers impersonating law enforcement

Please spread the word since awareness and prevention are our biggest allies in preventing local residents from being victimized by these con artists. Staff Report The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office is warning the public that a scam is currently circulating in our area that involves criminals imp

NW FLORIDA DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-19 13:21:40