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Black bear roaming North Tonawanda and Amherst
NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y.(WKBW) - A black bear spotted in North Tonawanda has everyone talking, while he kept police busy this morning.
UPDATE: Two Bears in North Tonawanda, One Tranquilized & One Shot - The Niagara Reporter
Reports are now coming in that there was, in fact, two bears in North Tonawanda: a mother and son.The son is said to have been tranquilized while the mother was shot. We are unclear if this information about the mother being shot is accurate, but are attempting to confirm.Details are still coming in
Wandering bear stirs up North Tonawanda
There have been several reports of a bear wandering North Tonawanda Friday morning.At 10:15 a.m. Friday, there were unconfirmed reports the bear was in the area of Oliver Street. Initial reports had the bear in the area of 17th and 18th avenues on Friday morning.There were also reports that it was n
Bear spotted in North Tonawanda
A bear has been roaming the streets in North Tonawanda this morning.Officers were in the area of Oliver and 16th streets just before 9 a.m. keeping an eye on the bear, police said. Reports of bear sightings started being called into police around 8 a.m.Police at the scene were awaiting the arrival o
Town of Tonawanda Police looking for missing 12-year-old
Adam is considered to be a runaway and is believed to be in the area. He's described as a white male, 5'4" and 75 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black Nike sneakers with orange and navy trim, shorts, and a T-shirt.
Bear watch in North Tonawanda continues
Bear sightings have the attention of many in Western New York, right now. In Amherst and North Tonawanda over the past two days, there was a mix of curiosity and concern.
BLOTTER: Police reports for June 20
Niagara Falls• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a disturbance at a store in the 8700 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. Sunday. Michael A. Hurd, 38, 556 Seventh St., Apt. 1, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He is also accused of fighting with officers as the
1,500 pink flamingos set up in NY park system
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line ofgarden flamingos.A Guinness World Records official was on hand Thursday to certify the record — 1,500 pink flamingos — which were set up to celebrate the 150th annive
Police arrest suspect in Wright Ave. fatal shooting
Buffalo police arrested a man in Thursday's fatal shooting on Wright Ave., they announced on Twitter Friday morning.The suspect was described as a male in his 20s. He has been charged with second-degree murder.No other details were immediately available.
Home Swede Home - Sabres take Rasmus Dahlin with No. 1 pick
DALLAS, TX (WKBW) - At long last, Rasmus Dahlin is officially a member of the Buffalo Sabres. On Friday at the NHL Draft in Dallas, the moment Sabres fans have been waiting for finally happened just after 7 p.m. when general manager Jason Botterill announced the pick that surprised no one.
Fans React To Sabres #1 Overall Pick Rasmus Dahlin
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - With the first overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, the Buffalo Sabres selected the top overall prospect, Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin. Dahlin has been called a generational talent and is expected to hit the ice and make a direct impact in Buffalo.
Man shot and killed inside home on Wright Avenue
BUFFALO, N.Y (WIVB) - Buffalo police are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday afternoon on Wright Avenue off East Delavan in the City of Buffalo.Detectives say the suspected shooter lives inside a the home where the shooting took place.The male victim was dead when detectives arrived on scene.Buf
Crime Stoppers Buffalo offering reward for hit and run information
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward for information on a hit and run revolving a pedestrian.The vehicle above struck a pedestrian and fled the scene at Colvin Avenue and Amherst Street on May 5, 2018.Crime Stoppers urge citizens with any information to come forward, a
'Mellow' bear sent into the woods by NT police
The North Tonawanda Police Department says it has safely herded a black bear into the woods after the bear made his way through several residential neighborhoods on Friday morning.Lt. Dan Mahoney says the bear was first reported near North Tonawanda Fire Department headquarters at Erie Avenue and Zi
Body found in Lake Erie off of Woodlawn Beach
Sheriff's reports say the individual appears to a white male with some facial hair, but due to advanced decomposition, no other discerning marks or features were visible.
Seventh Street residents want relief, help for homeless man residing on porch
Not more than a block from city hall, a homeless amputee has slipped through gaps of Niagara service agencies and for at least four years lived at a derelict home in the 500 block of Seventh Street.Nearby residents attest to his increasingly erratic behavior, including standing stark naked in plain
Rasmus Dahlin keeps thoughts close on eve of NHL Draft
Ask Thursday for his thoughts on likely getting drafted by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, he’ll tell you he’s just trying to have funtoday. Ask him the best advice he’s ever received, he’ll tell you, “Be yourself.” Play off that and ask him what he wants fans to know about himself, and he’ll laugh li
Report: Sabres won't give Robin Lehner qualifying offer
BUFFALO, NY — The Robin Lehner-era in Buffalo is reportedly over.TSN's Bob McKenzie tweeted Thursday that Buffalo is not expected give Lehner a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent this summer.BUF is not expected to give goaltender Robin Lehner his qualifying offer and he should b
Motorized bicycle driver hospitalized following collision in Wheatfield
Just after 3 p.m., the Niagara County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of the crash, which took place near Walmore Road. According to the NCSO, the early results of the investigation show that an eastbound vehicle attempted to make a U-turn in front of a westbound motorized bicycle, which was
Man, 47, dies after ingesting substance during Buffalo traffic stop
A 47-year-old Buffalo man was pulled over shortly after 9 p.m. near North Oak and East Tupper streets. After the driver ingested the bag, an ambulance responded to the scene and took him to ECMC, police said Wednesday.