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State offers $25 million to buy 'Smokin Joe's' Niagara Falls properties

Tuscarora businessman Joseph "Smokin' Joe" Anderson has struck a deal to sell 32 properties in downtown Niagara Falls, including two hotels, for $25.7 million.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-15 14:06:29

Toddler found safe after overnight car theft in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Overnight in Buffalo, someone stole a car with a two-year-old inside of it on Chester St.

WIVB - 2018-08-15 10:36:11

CRIME STOPPERS: Up to $4,000 reward offered for information in Lark Street homicide

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Up to a $4,000 reward is being offered for information in the July 31 homicide of Lairon Graham.

WIVB - 2018-08-15 21:12:36

9 escape fire in Niagara Falls

One man, a father, was injured, but not severely. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

WIVB - 2018-08-15 18:44:31

North Tonawanda, Town of Tonawanda hire new parks and recreation chiefs

Mark Campanella Sr. in June replaced Jeff Ehlers, who retired as director of the town department. Campanella, whose title is superintendent, has a background in business and marketing. He served for a decade as vice president of marketing and franchise development for Just Pizza. He earns $85,000 an

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:54:24

Niagara Falls man charged with scamming local businesses out of $10,000 worth of inventory

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Niagara Falls man has been accused of scamming local businesses out of more than $10,000 of inventory.

WIVB - 2018-08-15 20:16:55

From old gas station to 5 story apartment building

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The corner of Hertel Avenue and Parkside Avenue has seen gas station after gas station for years, and now, developer John Daly is looking to change that.

WKBW-TV - 2018-08-15 19:15:04

D.A. says “a man’s life is in my hands”

BUFFALO, N.Y. - One man is hoping for freedom, while another hopes that man spends the rest of his life in prison. Valentino Dixon is serving a long sentence for murder, and Aaron Jackson, brother of the murder victim, wants him to serve every day of his sentence.

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-14 23:03:36

Major changes coming to downtown Niagara Falls

“So, in a sense here we have an opportunity to press the reset button,” said Mayor Paul Dyster.

WIVB - 2018-08-16 02:42:44

Buffalo Police find missing 2-year-old, stolen car

BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police say a 2-year-old is safe following a three hour search for her and a stolen car.Police say the girl was in a car on Chester Street that was stolen around 11:20 p.m.When the child was reported missing, police posted on Facebook asking the public to be on the look out for

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-15 09:24:14

Buffalo man who killed estranged wife's boyfriend gets 17 years in prison

Jeffrey Brown, 44, of Buffalo shot David Brown, 46, on July 3, 2016, on Marne Road in Cheektowaga.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:30:16

Buffalo police SWAT team responding to report of suicidal, barricaded man on Seneca St.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Buffalo Police Department's SWAT team is responding to a report of a suicidal man inside an apartment on the 100 block of Seneca St.According to police, the man has barricaded himself inside.Traffic may be affected in that area.


Kan Jam World Championships in North Tonawanda - The Niagara Reporter

At Gratwick Fire Hall organizers held the Annual World Championship Jan Jam Festival where participants were running, throwing, catching and dunking in the hopes of bringing home some hardware.

NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER - 2018-08-15 01:05:58

Downtown Buffalo AMC theater to open Thursday

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - It's curtains up for one movie theater in Buffalo.AMC will open their downtown theater located on Main Street across Shea's Performing Arts Center Thursday.Mayor Byron Brown says one more permit is needed to open the theater. The mayor says that permit will be issued just in t

WKBW-TV - 2018-08-14 14:50:06

Buffalo man sentenced to 14 years in prison for attempting to sexually abuse two minors

Joseph Lopez, 20, of Buffalo, will also face ten years of post-release supervision and will be required to register as a sex offender upon release.

WIVB - 2018-08-14 20:28:09

Fans upset about downgraded seats days before Beyonce and Jay Z concert at New Era Field

“The week of the concert you mean to tell me that I am not where I thought I was, I can’t, this is not even the same view, that's not what I wanted. We were in row 10!” said Ashley Gilmer.


Troopers ask for help in locating missing rifle

Troopers are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Rock River Arms rifle last seen early Monday on Buffalo Street near Interstate 86 in Olean.The AR-15 style rifle was in a soft, black carrying case.State police asked anyone with information about the weapon to call them at 585-344-6200

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:47:40

Buffalo Zoo to make announcement

BUFFALO, NY-- The Buffalo Zoo will make a big announcement about their animal collection Tuesday.They haven't released any details yet, but we do know the announcement is set for 9:30.You can watch the press conference LIVE in the video player above.

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-14 12:27:43

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend is suing him in connection with July home invasion

Delicia Cordon, McCoy's estranged girlfriend, was living at the home with her children in Julywhen she claims that an assailant entered the home,held her at gunpoint and demanded specific pieces of jewelry, and hit her in the face with a gun multiple times.


Roswell Park ranks among top cancer care hospitals in U.S.

Three spots higher than last year, Roswell Park ranked at number 30 among nearly 900 hospitals across the nation. They are the only hospital in the state, outside of New York City, to make the list.

WIVB - 2018-08-14 15:41:41