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'The fire was gushing out': Fire rips through Buffalo homes, injures 11

Raine Manuel had just returned from dropping her husband off at his work at 6 a.m. Friday and was lying in bed, trying to get a few minutes of rest as her kids prepared for school, when her son, Pappu yelled, "Mom, fire!" Flames were at the front door of their second-floor apartment at 112 Massachus

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-22 16:45:42

Upstate man sentenced for accident that killed NYC student

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man has been sentenced for leaving the scene of an accident that killed a college student from New York City. The Press & Sun-Bulletin reports (http://press.sn/2fG4haJ ) 26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqu was sentenced Thursday in Binghamton City Court to three yea

WIVB - 2017-09-22 15:22:14

ADAMCZYK: Of course every picture tells a story

As an elderly observer of current developments, one of my several side hustles involves the formal study of history. I make presentations, largely to folks my age and beyond, featuring numerous photos of How Things Used to Be. Rolls down memory lane for many of them, although some of my evidence dat

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2017-09-23 15:36:00

Buffalo Police investigating an apparent drive-by on east side

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that occurred overnight just before 3:30 a.m. A 24-year-old Buffalo man was transported to ECMC by a civilian vehicle after he was struck by gunfire. According to police, it appears the incident happened at East Lovejoy Street and I

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-23 17:28:21

Buffalo woman with 4 kids in stolen SUV crashes in Olean, charged with DWI

A Buffalo woman was arrested after she failed to pull over for troopers in Olean Friday night and crashed a stolen SUV with four small children, state police said. At about 8:30 p.m., troopers attempted to pull over a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder for speeding on E. River Road. The driver didn't comply and

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 15:49:26

Buffalo high school sophomore loses 100 pounds training with MMA

Jose Matos, also known as "Rico," said he isn't the same person who walked into Western New York MMA and Fitness exactly one year ago. His coach Corey Webster said, " That was a very very different, Rico, all those months ago." Overweight and unhappy, as a struggling freshman at Stanley G Faulk Hig

WIVB - 2017-09-23 14:03:35

Western New York will see a busy Fall as a backdrop for major motion pictures

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Over the past five years, Western New York has become a hot spot for making movies. Local industry leaders say this is the most film crews they've ever seen here in our area. From Niagara Falls to Downtown Buffalo, TV and film crews seem to be taking advantage of Western New

WIVB - 2017-09-23 22:30:36

Sean Kirst: How Buffalo artist copes with son lost to heroin

Ralph Sirianni took his cue from Walter Prochownik, his mentor in life and art. Siranni studied under Prochownik, a renowned painter, in the 1970s at the University at Buffalo. Sirianni, 68, raised on the city's West Side, was a Marine Corps veteran of Vietnam. Prochownik, who left Poland as a young

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 11:00:05

Police investigating robbery at Bank of America on Elmwood

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo police are asking for the public's assistance with identifying a man who robbed a bank Saturday. The Bank of America located in the 400 block of Elmwood Avenue was robbed just before 10:30 a.m. Detectives say a white male entered the bank, demanded money from a teller a

WIVB - 2017-09-23 19:19:11

Mexican experts rush to inspect quake-damaged buildings

Architect Gabriel Martinez stands outside an earthquake damaged building, in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. In quake-stricken Mexico City, hundreds of architects and engineers are volunteering to help assess the damage to thousands of buildings that suffered cracks of varying size and serious

WIVB - 2017-09-23 19:02:13

What it takes to grow a 1000+ pound pumpkin

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) -Although it doesn't feel like it outside, fall is here. That means its pumpkin season. Pumpkins come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The pumpkins that were in Williamsville for the world pumpkin weigh-off just happen to be the largest! Jeffrey Podraza, pumpkin grower, d

WIVB - 2017-09-23 16:26:33

Former Erie County D.A. Frank Clark has passed away

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - After dealing with a long illness former Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark has passed away at the age of 74. Clark was the second longest serving D.A. in Erie County history, leading for three terms from 1997-2008. The former District Attorney was a Brooklyn native w

WKBW-TV - 2017-09-23 15:29:19

Former Erie County District Attorney passes away

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Former Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark passed away following a long illness Friday evening. Clark,74, was elected District Attorney in 2000 and served two, four-year terms. Jeremy Zellner, Erie County Dem. Party chair released the following statement to News 4 "Our de

WIVB - 2017-09-23 14:29:09

Farm where Beth Hoskins saga started is threatened with foreclosure

Beth Hoskins in a July 10, 2010 file photo with one of the horses she owned on a farm in Aurora before she was convicted of animal cruelty. {File photo/The Buffalo News} The rundown farm where former Town of Aurora horse owner Beth Lynne Hoskins was charged with dozens of counts of animal cruelty is

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 12:47:07

Night Lights at Griffis Sculpture Park in fifth year

Night Lights of Griffis Sculpture Park is in its fifth year at the 300-acre sculpture park off Mill Valley Road in the town of East Otto. A changing array of colorful LED lights transform sculptures and the landscape Wednesday through Saturday nights through Oct. 7, plus Sunday, Oct. 8. EAST OTTO -

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-09-23 18:00:00

LI police use stun gun on naked, bloody man who later dies

INWOOD, N.Y. (AP) - Nassau County police say officers used stun guns to try to subdue a naked man covered in blood, but the man stopped breathing and later died. Authorities were called to a home on New York's Long Island at about 2:30 a.m. Saturday after neighbors reported an intoxicated man scream

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-23 22:55:27

Western NY man pleads guilty to possessing explosive device

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 47-year-old western New York man who accidentally blew off part of his left leg with a home-made bomb has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a destructive device. Michael O'Neill of Niagara Falls entered the plea in federal court in Rochester on Friday. The explosion t

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-23 23:05:30

No charges in fatal Maryland police shooting

MOUNT AIRY, Md. (AP) - Prosecutors will not pursue charges against two Maryland police officers who fatally shot a man during a confrontation after a traffic stop this summer. Frederick County State's Attorney Charlie Smith said in a letter obtained by the Frederick News-Post on Friday that his offi

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-23 22:35:30

Las Vegas police reveal how dummy helped secure conviction

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police detectives say they were surprised when they were able to use a decoy mannequin in their search for a suspected killer who had bludgeoned to death two homeless men. Metropolitan Police Department officers and a prosecutor described Tuesday how they used a CPR-traini

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-23 22:35:32

Sabres Notebook: Cutting 11 brings roster to 36 players; Bailey embraces penalty-kill work

The Sabres' avalanche of assignments has begun. The team isn't done yet. Buffalo cut 11 players from training camp Saturday, moves that got the team down to 36 players. They need to be at 23 by the start of the season Oct. 5. "We're looking at all options," coach Phil Housley said in KeyBank Center.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-23 22:29:23