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Multiple Jesuits on child sex abuse list are still priests today

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Jesuit religious order released a list Tuesday of 50 priests who it said credibly abused children -- including eight men assigned to schools or churches in Buffalo.


Food Bank of WNY holding special distributions for families impacted by the government shutdown

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Food Bank of WNY is setting up a series of special food distributions for federal employees and their families that have been impacted by the partial government shut down.


Orchard Park man charged in domestic violence incident

An Orchard Park man was arrested and an order of protection was issued against him Tuesday after police say he grabbed a woman by the throat and shoved her up against a wall so that her feet were dangling, Orchard Park police said.


Governor Cuomo Proposes Ban On Stretched Limos in New York State

What will you do for weddings? What are you going to do next time you go on a wine tour?. Andrew Cuomo wants to pass a bill that will ban manufactured limousines AKA stretch limos in New York State.


Orchard Park man arrested for allegedly choking female

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Orchard Park Police were called to the Sheldon Road apartments Tuesday night for a report of physical domestic situation. Police say Zenon Katrij Jr., 34, of Orchard Park, grabbed a female victim by her throat and shoved her up against a wall so her feet were dangling, causing o


Two injured in head-on crash in Orchard Park

Two motorists were injured — one seriously — in a head-on crash Wednesday on Ellicott Road near Dennis Road in Orchard Park, according to Orchard Park Police. Orchard Park Police said they received numerous 911 calls following the 8:32 a.m. accident. The names of the victims were withheld by police.


'Total shock': Man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide in Hamburg

Hamburg police first learned early Wednesday morning that something horrible had happened inside a home on Loring Avenue. A man who identified himself as Kevin Kopper called them and said he had shot his girlfriend and was going to shoot himself.


Charter-Spectrum granted another extension for NY exit plan

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Communications giant Charter-Spectrum has been granted another extension to submit its plans for leaving New York State. The state's Public Service Commission agreed to give Charter until March 4 to file a six-month exit plan.


Route 240 in Orchard Park reopens following crash

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two pickup trucks were involved in a serious crash in Orchard Park Wednesday morning. The crash occurred around 8:30 a.m. on Ellicott Rd. near Dennis Rd.


Zo is back for one more go

Orchard Park, NY - The Bills handled one of the first things on their offseason to-do list Wednesday. The team announced linebacker Lorenzo Alexander will return for 2019 on a one year deal. Alexander has played the last 3 seasons in Buffalo.


Snow squall to effect parts of WNY and CNY

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The National Weather Service has issued a Snow Squall Warning for parts of Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties until 12:30. Heavy snow with winds up to 35 mph heavy snow are possible for about the next 15 minutes.


McGuire Group hosts job fair for Nurses, Dietary

CHEEKTOWAGA – The McGuire Group owner and operator of Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is hosting a New Year New Career job fair Thursday in the hopes to hire additional nurses and dietary positions.


Former Lackawanna councilman avoids jail time for violating residence rule

Former Lackawanna City Councilman William R. Leonard received no jail time for committing official misconduct by lying to public officials about his residency. Judge James Bargnesi sentenced the 53-year-old collision shop owner to a one-year conditional discharge on Tuesday in Supreme Court.


Orchard Park singers head to New York to audition for 'The Voice' on NBC

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Ten local singers are heading to New York to audition for NBC's "The Voice." They are students at the Bello Voice Studio in Orchard Park. That studio takes a crop of talented singers to another city to audition for the voice every year.


Buffalo woman charged with giving false name to state police

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo woman was charged Monday night with false personation and other charges after state police say she gave them a fake name during a traffic stop on I-190.


Deer present dilemma for Orchard Park village officials

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — They're seeking answers in the village of Orchard Park, where some feel deer are over-running their community and demanding action to stem more deer/car collisions and loss of vegetation.


Guide to Romantic Restaurants in WNY

Alright WNY – ready to dial up the romance? Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, an anniversary, an accomplishment, or just feel like treating your special someone to a nice meal, these are the best romantic restaurants to do just that. PS: If you’re planning on going to once of these places


Buffalo Police investigating assault on Congress Street

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police are investigating an assault they believe happened sometime on Monday or Tuesday on the first block of Congress Street. Police say the victim's foor was open and he was found on the floor with multiple injuries when an individual went to the house to check on hi


WATCH: Kaylena Eisenhauer makes cinnamon rolls on Wake Up!

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Kaylena Eisenhauer from Kaylena Marie's Bakery in Orchard Park came to Wake Up! during National Baking Month. Check out the cinnamon rolls she made on Wednesday morning!


Tainted soil found near Tonawanda Coke as on-site threat lessens

What was left behind at Tonawanda Coke has become clear. Start with 900,000 gallons of ammonia waste. Then add the leaky tanks and contaminated equipment. A moat filled with chemicals still needs to be drained, but is considered less of an immediate threat to the Niagara River as once feared, federa