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Police: Driver who hit 4 parked cars had BAC more than 4 times legal limit

A driver who police said crashed into four parked cars Sunday morning on Buffalo's West Side is accused of having a blood-alcohol content more than four times the legal limit, according to a police report. Law Bleh, 38, faces driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI charges following his arrest

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-19 15:52:38

18-year-old gets 5 years in shooting over Clarence 'drug turf'

A former Clarence High School student was sentenced Friday for a March 2017 ambush of another man in what was described as a "turf battle" over selling marijuana in the suburb. Zachery Aroix, now 18, the last of three teens to be sentenced in the case, received five years in prison for planning, set

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 21:21:17

Firefighters battle two-alarm fire in Lockport

IMAGE COURTESY OF NC FIRE WIRE LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - The City of Lockport Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 22 Carolina Avenue Monday morning. The fire broke out around 7:21 a.m. Monday. The residents of the home were not in the house when the fire broke out, but a five-month-old

WIVB - 2018-03-19 20:05:03

Teenager duped, robbed by man posing as newcomer

A teenager told police she was beaten and robbed Saturday morning by a man posing as a newcomer to Niagara Falls. The victim, a Chilton Avenue resident, told police she was walking on Pine Avenue shortly before noon Saturday when a man approached her. He explained that he was new in town and trying

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 21:50:03

Medina, Lyndonville theater students make a family

PHOTO BY VIRGINIA KROPF Finger snapping will take the audience back to the TV days of The Addams Family, the spring musical being performed by students from Medina and Lyndonville schools on March 23, March 24 and March 25 at Stroyan Auditorium in Lyndonville. PHOTO BY VIRGINIA KROPFCharacters in "T

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-03-19 04:00:00

Law and Order: Batavia man accused of fleeing police, resisting arrest

David T. Neauaus, 31, of Fisher Park, of Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for alleged obstruction of governmental administration 2nd, resisting arrest, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal trespass. He was jailed on $5,000 bail. He was also arrested on charges of assault 3rd and unlawf

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-03-19 14:42:16

Buffalo short film to be screened at Cannes Film Festival

BUFFALO, NY - A film written and created in Buffalo will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May. "Ride of Your life," a seven-minute film, won top honors during Buffalo's 48 Hour Film Project and ranked top 10 at Filmapalooz, another festival in France specifically dedicated to 48-hour films

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 14:50:00

Defense using diversion tactics, finger-pointing in Kingsmen trial

In the hours after the murders of two of his fellow Kingsmen, Roger Albright found himself inside the Olean clubhouse with Andre "Lil Bear" Jenkins. Albright said he was in the midst of calling other Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members, warning them about the killings and the possibility a rival biker

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 14:54:57

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

Charges filed in Medina tavern incident

MEDINA - Charges were leveled against a Buffalo man this week over the Dec. 10 firing of a gun inside O'Brien's Tavern on Main Street. Patrick Casanova, 24, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, first-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal mischief on March


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


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


Batavia man dies after crash with truck in Genesee County

A Batavia man died after he was involved in a crash with a truck on State Route 5 and Clipnock Road in the Town of Stafford Friday morning, Genesee County Sheriff's officials said. Thomas J. Manzella, 24, was westbound on Route 5 in a 2007 Chevrolet pickup when he lost control of the vehicle on a sn


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


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


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


Sheriff's: 25-year-old man dies following Route 5 crash

A Batavia 25-year-old died Friday following a two-vehicle crash on Route 5 in Stafford, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Thomas Manzella was traveling west on Route 5 when he lost control of his vehicle on a snow-covered road, spun out of control and crossed into the eastbound lane


BREAKING: Fuel tanker leaking near Buffalo Airport

Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A fuel tanker truck is leaking near the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The NFTA tells WBEN a Prior Aviation tanker slid and struck a fence near the end of the runway at Genesee and Holtz Road. While airport operations are not impacted, Holtz Road is closed from Gen


Batavia man killed in Route 5 crash early Friday

STAFFORD - A Batavia man was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck and slammed head-on into a 10-wheel truck on Route 5 early Friday morning, Genesee County sheriff's deputies said. Thomas J. Manzella, 24, was driving west on Route 5 near Clipnock Road about 6:30 a.m. when his 2007 Chevrol


11 more suspected drug dealers nabbed in Wyoming in recent weeks

WARSAW - Wyoming County Drug Task Force continues its aggressive pursuit of drug dealers as it has announced the arrest of 11 more people. All 11 were arrested during the past six weeks following sometimes lengthy investigations by the task force. Sheriff Gregory Rudolph said the task force is conti