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Man shot and killed near Buffalo State Tuesday afternoon

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A 31-year-old man was shot and killed near Buffalo State Tuesday afternoon.The shooting happened on Letchworth Street at 3:40 p.m. Police say the man was transported to ECMC. He was later pronounced dead.Detectives say the man was targeted. Police ask anyone with information r


EDITORIAL: Closure of Tonawanda Coke a win for residents

Finally.That’s a word many residents living near the Tonawanda Coke facility on River Road have no doubt uttered on a number of occasions in recent days.After literally years of battling to convince local, state and federal officials and environmental regulators that their corporate neighbor was not


BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 15

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he was found with property stolen from a business in the 2400 block of Allen Avenue. Jesse G. Peal, 50, 1342 LaSalle Ave., was charged with trespass, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. The business owner show


Buffalo woman, 47, identified as pedestrian killed last week

Adrienne D. Early, 47, of Buffalo died at the scene at Genesee Street and Fillmore Avenue, a police spokesman said Monday.


Orange Brick Cafe opens in North Tonawanda's Old Chapel

The Orange Brick Cafe has opened inside the market, which is housed in the former Ascension Church, 172 Robinson St. in North Tonawanda. It serves a full menu of coffee drinks, smoothies and desserts. It also has a modern seating and lounge area.


Buffalo woman indicted on murder charge

Areyona Favors is accused of stabbing NaKara Morgan, 21, at a house party on Schrek Avenue in Buffalo this past August.


Neighbors support black North Buffalo family after vandalism

"I couldn't ask for anything more. I couldn't ask for any better reaction than just showing me that this is not the way that everyone feels," said Jacquelyn Archie, who lives with her husband, David Washington, and their four children on Parker Avenue. "The only thing that can snuff out the darkness


New Injury Update For Buffalo Bills QB Josh Allen

ORCHARD PARK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: A Buffalo Bills helmet sits on the bench before the game against the New York Jets at New Era Field on September 15, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)


Inside the Tonawanda Coke plant: an employee's perspective

He asked we not use his last name or show his face. But, the father from Niagara Falls is sharing his story of what it was like working inside the plant. He was hired five years ago. “I was looking for work. I needed a job,” he explained.


Bankrupt Sears will close one WNY store and three Kmarts

Sears will close its store at the Chautauqua Mall in Lakewood, along with Kmart stores in Niagara Falls, West Seneca and Batavia as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which was filed early Monday.


Popeye's coming to Lockport

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen location is coming to Lockport.The Town of Lockport planning board approved plans for the restaurant last month. It will be located in the former Keybank building at 5740 South Transit Street.Lal Restaurant Group will remodel the existing location


Lockport house destroyed by fire Sunday night

The video above, provided by Adam Prince and Niagara County Fire Wire, shows the view from above Michigan St.


There is a chance of snow in WNY's forecast this week

Because the prevailing flow will be from the northwest, most of the lake-effect precipitation will be found downstream of Lake Ontario with a little bit across the Western Southern Tier, the weather service said.


Tonawanda Coke: Funding, enforcement actions led to shutdown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Upstate New York manufacturer Tonawanda Coke says its surprise decision to shut down is a result of financial troubles and government enforcement actions.In a statement Monday, the company says it began consulting with environmental officials last week about closing the western


Cab driver robbed in Buffalo by man with gun

The driver told police she pulled into a driveway on Edison Avenue, between East Delavan Avenue and Langfield Drive, at 9:30 p.m. when a man came out of the bushes and smashed her window with the butt of a handgun.


Police car involved in crash in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo police are investigating a crash involving a police car.This happened at the intersection of Grider Street and Pembroke Avenue around 2:30am on Monday.AMR says two people were sent to ECMC following the crash. As of right now we do not know the condition of the people


Tonawanda Coke: Shutdown news should have been kept confidential

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - After the stateDEC announced they would assist in shutting down Tonawanda Coke,the company is speaking out for the first time.


Fire breaks out at house on Buffalo's west side

A fire broke out at a house on Greenwood Pl. on Buffalo's west side.It's not clear when it started, but News 4 went to the scene sometime before 9 a.m. on Monday.News 4 will provide more information as soon as it is available.


A night of firsts for Dahlin and Ullmark as Sabres beat Coyotes 3-0

First overall draft pick Rasmus Dahlin finally got that first goal in the NHL after he followed up on a shot from Jeff Skinner to put the Sabres up 1-0 in the first period. Conor Sheary scored the second goal of the night, his third of the season on the power play, while Skinner added his first goal


Tourists report theft from Niagara Falls hotel room

The women, one from New York City and the other from Hong Kong, told police that they have been traveling to various cities and spent Friday night in Niagara Falls. On Saturday morning, the Hong Kong native discovered that someone had taken $400 out of a plastic bag that had been inside her suitcase