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Hometown Headlines 8/17/18

THE WOMAN ACCUSED IN A FATAL HIT AND RUN AT DARIEN LAKE LAST WEEKEND PLEADED NOT GUILTY YESTERDAY.

 

IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, A WOMAN IS DEAD AFTER A ONE-CAR CRASH WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN THE TOWN OF LYNDON.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.  

 

A MEDINA MAN ADMITTED IN COUNTY COURT TO CRASHING A STOLEN SUV AFTER A POLICE CHASE TWO YEARS AGO.

 

A REWARD IS OFFERED FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST IN THE MURDER OF A BUFFALO MOTHER.

 

THE STATE GOP HAS BOUGHT GOVERNOR CUOMO A ONE-WAY TICKET TO CANADA FOR HIS NEGATIVE COMMENTS ABOUT AMERICA.

 

DEMOCRAT NATE McMURRAY SAYS HE’S NOT CONCERNED ABOUT POLLS THAT SHOW HIM LOSING HIS RACE FOR CONGRESS.

 

AND IT’S THE SECOND PRE-SEASON GAME FOR THE BILLS WHEN THEY BATTLE THE BROWNS TONIGHT IN CLEVELAND.


Hometown Headlines 8/16/18

THE RACE FOR MAYOR OF LOCKPORT IS HEATING UP AND COMING INTO FOCUS.

 

REPUBLICANS IN THE 27TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ARE GETTING SOME GOOD NEWS FROM A RECENT POLL.

 

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A MAN WHILE HE WAS KITE SURFING OFF HAMBURG TOWN PARK YESTERDAY.

 

EIGHT EMERGENCY CALLS IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORTS.  

 

A HOLLAND MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 4 YEARS AFTER HIS THIRD IMPAIRED DRIVING CONVICTION IN NINE YEARS.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO IS TAKING HEAT FROM DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS FOR NEGATIVE COMMENTS ABOUT AMERICA.

 

CUOMO FINALLY AGREED TO DEBATE HIS PRIMARY OPPONENT, CYNTHIA NIXON, IN THE GOVERNOR’S RACE.

 

NEW YORK STATE A.G. BARBARA UNDERWOOD IS TAKING THE MAKERS OF OXYCONTIN TO COURT.

 

AND CINCINNATI BENGALS QB ANDY DALTON IS GIVING BACK TO WESTERN NEW YORK.


Hometown Headlines 8/15/18

NIAGARA COUNTY LEGISLATURE CHAIRMAN KEITH McNALL IS SEEKING THE GOP NOMINATION FOR MAYOR OF LOCKPORT.

 

THE LOCKPORT DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE WILL ANNOUNCE MICHELLE ROMAN AS ITS CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR TODAY.

 

MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE HAVE EXPRESSED INTEREST IN THE 27TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT SEAT.

 

FRIDAY IS THE DEADLINE FOR PEOPLE WISHING TO VOTE IN THE SEPTEMBER 13TH PRIMARY.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY AND NO ARRESTS ON LOCALS POLICE REPORTS.  

 

A SECOND LOCKPORT FAMILY HAS FILED A WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT AGAINST EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL.

 

TWO WYOMING COUNTY BROTHERS WERE SLASHED IN A RANDOM HOME INVASION MONDAY.

 

BUFFALO IS GETTING $24M IN STATE FUNDING TO HELP IMPROVE THE CITY’S WATERFRONT.

 

AND THE NIAGARA COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS NEXT CLASS.


Hometown Headlines 8/14/18

THE FUTURE OF THE 27TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT RACE IS A MAJOR QUESTION MARK TODAY.

 

THE LOCKPORT DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE WILL ANNOUNCE MICHELLE ROMAN AS ITS CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR TOMORROW.

 

THREE FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO AN EARLY MORNING HOUSE FIRE ON HESS ROAD IN NEWFANE MONDAY.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.  

 

D-W-I CHARGES HAVE BEEN ADDED AGAINST THE WOMAN IN A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN NEAR DARIEN LAKE SATURDAY.

 

THE EX-GIRLFRIEND OF BILLS’ RUNNING BACK LESEAN McCOY IS TAKING HIM TO COURT.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO HAS SIGNED A BILL THAT CRACKS DOWN ON HAZING AT NEW YORK COLLEGE CAMPUSES.

 

PRESIDENT TRUMP IS BACK IN WASHINGTON AFTER HIS VISIT TO UPSTATE NEW YORK MONDAY.

 

AND THE NIAGARA COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ITS NEXT CLASS.


Hometown Headlines 8/13/18

AN IRVING WOMAN IS IN JAIL ON MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES AFTER A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN NEAR DARIEN LAKE SATURDAY.

 

AN EAST AURORA WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH D-W-I AFTER HER CAR CLIPPED A DEPUTY AFTER A WEEKEND CONCERT.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY SUNDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.  

 

TWO NIAGARA FALLS TEENS ARE IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW AFTER SPEEDING PAST POLICE EARLY SATURDAY.

 

CARL PALADINO IS WASTING NO TIME LINING UP FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL SEAT OF CHRIS COLLINS.

 

THE NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS ARE TEAMING UP TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF RABIES.

 

THE LOCKPORT LIBRARY WILL BENEFIT FROM A NEW YORK STATE GRANT OF $114-THOUSAND-DOLLARS.

 

PRESIDENT TRUMP IS VISITING UPSTATE NEW YORK TODAY WITH A STOP AT FORT DRUM NEAR WATERTOWN.

 

AND BUFFALO BILLS’ QB’S A.J. McCARREN AND NATHAN PETERMAN GOT BANGED UP IN PRACTICE SUNDAY.


Hometown Headlines 8/10/18

A NEW CLAIM HAS SURFACED INVOLVING WNY CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS WHO IS CHARGED WITH INSIDER TRADING.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WAS SHOT EARLY WEDNESDAY IN WHAT HE SAYS WAS A ROBBERY AND HOME INVASION.

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY THURSDAY.  

 

TWO ROCHESTER MEN ARE GOING TO PRISON FOR A LONG TIME FOR A MURDER LAST CHRISTMAS.

 

A TENNESSEE MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER HE TRIED TO RUN PEOPLE DOWN IN A CHURCH PARKING LOT IN BATAVIA.

 

IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, A HOMEOWNER COULD FACE CHARGES AFTER 3 VENOMOUS SNAKES WERE FOUND.

 

A TRAFFIC STUDY HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR BEATTIE AVENUE IN LOCKPORT NEAR NEW BASEBALL DIAMONDS.

 

UB IS GIVING A GLIMPSE OF HOW STUDENTS COULD GET AROUND CAMPUS IN THE FUTURE.

 

AND THE BILLS LOOKED PRETTY GOOD IN A 5-POINT PRE SEASON LOSS TO THE PANTHERS THURSDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 8/9/18

WNY CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS PLEADED NOT GUILTY YESTERDAY TO FEDERAL CHARGES OF INSIDER TRADING.

 

RICK ABBOTT WAS NAMED LKPT COMMON COUNCIL PRESIDENT WEDNESDAY BY INTERIM MAYOR DAVID WOHLEBEN.

 

TEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS WEDNESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.  

 

IN COUNTY COURT, A NIAGARA FALLS MAN IS ON “INTERIM PROBATION” AWAITING HIS FINAL SENTENCE.

 

A NEW YORK CITY INVESTMENT GROUP WANTS TO CONVERT AN ABANDONED FALLS HOSPITAL INTO A 200-ROOM HOTEL.

 

THE NEW YORK TEACHERS UNION SAYS IT’S NOT ENDORSING A CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR.

 

PRESIDENT TRUMP IS COMING TO UPSTATE THIS MONDAY WHEN HE VISITS FORT DRUM.

 

COUNTRY STAR CARRIE UNDERWOOD IS COMING TO BUFFALO NEXT OCTOBER! YES - 2019!

 

AND THE BUFFALO BILLS HOST THE CAROLINA PANTHERS TONIGHT IN THEIR FIRST GAME OF THE PRE-SEASON.


Hometown Headlines 8/8/18

LOCKPORT MAYOR ANNE McCAFFREY SAID HER GOODBYES TO CITY HALL COLLEAGUES TUESDAY AS SHE LEAVES FOR ENH.

 

THE LONG-VACANT FORMER COUNTY INFIRMARY COMPLEX ON DAVISON ROAD HAS BEEN SOLD TO A LOCAL DEVELOPER.

 

AFTER TWO DAYS AND OVER 18 HOURS ON SITE, FALLS FIREFIGHTERS ARE FINISHED AT A MULTI-ALARM BLAZE.

 

A TEENAGE DRIVER DIED IN A FIERY ONE-CAR CRASH IN ORCHARD PARK EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE CITY AND TOWN OF LOCKPORT TUESDAY.  

 

IN COUNTY COURT, A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WAS SENTENCED TO STATE PRISON - FOR THE FOURTH TIME.

 

BUFFALO POLICE BELIEVE THEY’VE SOLVED THE CASE OF A DEADLY SHOOTING LAST YEAR.

 

NEWFANE NATIVE AND MICHIGAN BASKETBALL COACH JOHN BEILEIN IS RESTING AFTER HEART SURGERY.

 

AND THE 179TH ERIE COUNTY FAIR GETS UNDERWAY THIS MORNING IN HAMBURG.


Hometown Headlines 8/7/18

A FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN ORCHARD PARK AND A MULTI-ALARM FIRE IN NIAGARA FALLS THIS MORNING.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING AN OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN SPRINGVILLE.

 

IN BUFFALO, A 12-YEAR-OLD BOY IS RECOVERING AFTER HE WAS GRAZED BY A BULLET EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

TWO MEN ARE FACING CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING IN LACKAWANNA LAST WEEK.

 

FIVE EMERGENCY CALLS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY.  

 

IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY, A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN PLEADED NOT GUILTY IN THE RAPE OF A 10-YEAR-OLD.

 

THE DRIVER OF A TRACTOR-TRAILER WHO WAS KILLED IN A CRASH SUNDAY ON ROUTE 219 HAS BEEN ID’D.

 

A BATAVIA TEEN WAS IN COURT MONDAY ON CHARGES OF STABBING A CLASSMATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

AND IN A BUDGET CUT, METEOROLOGIST DON PAUL WILL BE LEAVING CHANNEL 7 AT THE END OF THE YEAR.


Hometown Headlines 8/3/18

POLICE HAVE ARRESTED 17 YEAR OLD DE’VONNE CLARK WITH THE STABBING DEATH OF ELIJAH WEDINGTON

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IDENTIFIED THE BODY RECOVERED JULY 28 FROM LAKE ONTARIO AS 21 YEAR OLD CANADIAN STACY PHIESHBEIN.

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIR CELEBRATES DAY NUMBER 3 OF ITS 5 DAY RUN AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS ON LAKE AVENUE

 

A 2 CAR MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORTED AT 1AM AT MAIN AND PINE IN THE CITY WITH UNKNOWN INJURIES

 

CAPPY AND HIS PACKET BOAT  BEING RENOVATED BY COOKIE BUTCHER AND HER TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS ARE AWARDED $1000.  TO CONTINUE THEIR COMMUNITY WORK.

 

 

 


Hometown Headlines 8/2/18

Mayor Anne McCaffrey presided over her final common council meeting last evening.
THREE accidents on county highways Wednesday and TWO arrests on the city police report.
52-year-old Paul Hald of Niagara Falls pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting a girl for nearly THREE years.
A Niagara Falls woman pleaded not guilty to first degree assault.  She's accused of cutting another woman with a box cutter.
Sheriff's Deputies arrested Charles Walker of Olcott yesterday in connection with a Town of Porter burglary in April.
Buffalo P.D. is investigating the death of a man found on Metro Rail tracks yesterday afternoon.
A 16-year-old Cheektowaga girl has died from injuries suffered Monday when she was struck by a car on Union Road.
A Buffalo daycare is closed following an allegation that it subjected a child to a "waterboard-like" punishment.
AND, it's DAY TWO of the Niagara County Fair out on Lake Avenue.

Hometown Headlines 8/1/18

THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIR OPENS THIS MORNING WITH THE ANNUAL FARM-CITY BREAKFAST.

 

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS ARE SEEKING CANDIDATES FOR THE OFFICE OF MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN BUFFALO, A MURDER ON THE EAST SIDE YESTERDAY AND A MAN SHOT EARLY TUESDAY HAS DIED.

 

HAMBURG POLICE HAVE CALLED OFF A MANHUNT FOR FOUR MEN THEY BELIEVE TO BE ARMED AND DANGEROUS.

 

A TRAFFIC MESS ON GRAND ISLAND HAS BEEN CLEARED AFTER A DUMP TRUCK CRASH YESTERDAY ON I-190.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN COUNTY COURT TUESDAY, A TONAWANDA MAN WAS SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON.

 

NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL BARBARA UNDERWOOD IS PRAISING A FEDERAL JUDGES’ DECISION.

 

AND AS THE NIAGARA COUNTY FAIR BEGINS TODAY, ERIE COUNTY PREPARES TO OPEN ITS FAIR NEXT WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 7/31/18

20-YEAR-OLD CONOR LONG OF BOSTON WAS ID’D AS THE HIKER KILLED IN A FALL SUNDAY AT ZOAR VALLEY.

 

SUNDAY NIGHT’S CRASH ON TRANSIT ROAD IN LANCASTER PROVED FATAL FOR A WEST SENECA FUNERAL DIRECTOR.

 

IN CHEEKTOWAGA, A 16-YEAR-OLD GIRL IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER SHE WAS HIT BY A CAR MONDAY.

 

THREE ARRESTS ON TOWN AND CITY POLICE REPORTS AND FIVE ACCIDENTS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

IN COUNTY COURT MONDAY, TWO YOUNG MEN WENT BEFORE THE JUDGE IN SEPARATE CASES.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER TOOK 20 PEOPLE INTO CUSTODY SUNDAY DURING THE CITY’S PUERTO RICAN FESTIVAL.

 

JAMESTOWN P.D. ARRESTED A TEEN FOR THE THEFT OF 17 GUNS FROM A HOME.

 

NEW YORK ATTORNEY GENERAL BARBARA UNDERWOOD IS JOINING A FEDERAL LAWSUIT WITH OTHER STATE A.G.’S.

 

AND THE DANGEROUS “LONGHORN TICK” HAS BEEN SPOTTED IN NEW YORK STATE’S WESTCHESTER COUNTY.


Hometown Headlines 7/30/18

A HIKER WAS KILLED SUNDAY WHEN HE FELL 70 FEET INTO THE GORGE AT ZOAR VALLEY.

 

IN NIAGARA COUNTY, A HIKER ESCAPED SERIOUS INJURY AFTER HE WAS RESCUED FROM DEVIL’S HOLE STATE PARK.

 

ERIC OLDS OF YOUNGSTOWN DIED SATURDAY AFTER HE WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A FRIDAY NIGHT ATV ACCIDENT.

 

A TWO-VEHICLE CRASH LATE NIGHT ON TRANSIT ROAD IN LANCASTER SENT THREE PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS STILL TRYING TO I.D. A WOMAN PULLED FROM LAKE ONTARIO WATERS SATURDAY.

 

THREE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND THREE CRASHES ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

CUSTOMS OFFICERS AT THE PEACE BRIDGE ARE CREDITED WITH STOPPING AN ATTEMPTED CHILD ABDUCTION.

 

PLANS ARE ANNOUNCED FOR A NEW SPORTS COMPLEX IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO.

 

AND THE LOCKPORT MONDAY NIGHT CRUISE IS HOSTING A STREET DANCE TONIGHT AT IDA FRITZ PARK.


Hometown Headlines 7/27/18

MAYOR ANNE McCAFFERY WILL STEP DOWN AS MAYOR ON AUGUST 8 AND BECOME THE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL

 

COUNCIL PRESIDENT DAVID WOHLEBEN WILL ASSUME THE OFFICE OF MAYOR WHEN MAYOR McCAFFERY LEAVES OFFICE.  HE WILL NEED TO APPOINT A NEW COUNCIL PRESIDENT AND A NEW 4TH WARD ALDERMAN.

 

TOPS MARKETS HAS REACHED A PENSION AGREEMENT WITH THE UNION THAT REPRESENTS MOST OF THE TOPS EMPLOYEES,  IN AN EFFORT TO EMERGE FROM BANKRUPTCY.

 

TIM BRENNAN WILL BE THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SPCA OF NIAGARA AT THE END OF AUGUST.

 

THE CORNING GLASS BARGE WILL BE IN TOWN THIS WEEKEND.

 

 


Hometown Headlines 7/26/18

A MAN WAS KILLED TUESDAY NIGHT WHEN TWO TRUCKS COLLIDED IN THE ORLEANS COUNTY TOWN OF CLARENDON.

 

TWO ACTIVE ACCIDENTS IN WHEATFIELD THIS MORNING AND NINE CRASHES ACROSS THE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER HOMICIDE ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE.

 

TWO BUFFALO MEN IN THEIR 20’S WERE SHOT EARLY WEDNESDAY AS THEY SAT ON A NAVEL AVENUE PORCH.

 

BATAVIA COPS ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT IN A TUESDAY EVENING MURDER THERE.

 

A JAMESTOWN MAN IS FACING MURDER CHARGES FOLLOWING A TUESDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN THAT CITY.

 

IN BUFFALO, A 94-YEAR-OLD MAN FACES CHARGES AFTER HE FIRED A PISTOL INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACLTY.

 

JIM KELLY IS CANCER-FREE AFTER HIS MOST RECENT TESTS, ACCORDING TO HIS WIFE, JILL.

 

AND LOCKPORT IS GEARING UP FOR A VERY BUSY WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 7/25/18

LOCKPORT POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE THE SUNDAY NIGHT STABBING DEATH OF 16-YR-OLD ELIJAH WEDINGTON.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR ANSWERS IN THAT CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE.

 

A 2-YEAR-OLD REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AS AUTHORITIES SHUT DOWN A BUFFALO DAYCARE CENTER.

 

THREE ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS, BUT NO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

A FALLS WOMAN ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL MONDAY IN A 2017 ROBBERY THAT RESULTED IN THE BEATING DEATH OF A MAN.

 

NYJIER SCOTT OF NIAGARA FALLS REMAINS BEHIND BARS AFTER PLEADING NOT GUILTY MONDAY TO MULTIPLE COUNTS.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, TWO MEN ARE IN JAIL ON DISTURBING ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE.

 

THE UNITED WAY OF GREATER NIAGARA HAS ANNOUNCED A GOAL OF JUST OVER $1M FOR ITS 2018 CAMPAIGN.

 

AND FORMER BUFFALO BILLS QB JIM KELLY HAS DONATED A UNIQUE ITEM TO THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME.


Hometown Headlines 7/18/18

A STATE COMPTOLLERS AUDIT OF LOCKPORT TOWN COURT RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT MISSING FINE MONEY.

 

A FALLS MAN IS FACING THREE FELONY CHARGES AFTER A TUESDAY MORNING TRAFFIC STOP IN ROYALTON.

 

IN BUFFALO, A MAN IS IN CUSTODY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEATH OF A 2-YEAR-OLD YESTERDAY.

 

A BARKER MAN WILL FACE THE JUDGE IN ROYALTON COURT TOMORROW FOR ALLEGEDLY MAKING TERRORIST THREATS.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. HAS RELEASED THE NAMES OF THE QUEEN CITY’S TWO MOST RECENT HOMICIDE VICTIMS.

 

THE “WHEEL MAN” FROM 2016’S ANCHOR BAR MUDER IN BUFFALO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 20 YEARS.

 

FORMER STATE SENATE LEADER DEAN SKELOS AND HIS SON HAVE BEEN FOUND GUILTY IN A CORRUPTION RE-TRIAL.

 

AND BILLS HALL-OF-FAME QB JIM KELLY IS GOING BACK TO A NEW YORK HOSPITAL IN AUGUST FOR A CHECK-UP.


Hometown Headlines 7/17/18

THE NIAGARA COUNTY COURT HOUSE WAS EVACUATED MONDAY FOR WHAT TURNED OUT TO BE A HARMLESS WHITE POWDER.

 

TWO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A BLAZE ON LAKE ROAD IN THE TOWN OF PORTER YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY MONDAY AND SIX ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

JUST TWO OFFICES ARE ON THE SEPTEMBER 13 PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

IN THE SOUTHERN TIER, THE BODY OF A FALCONER MAN HAS BEEN RECOVERED FROM CHAUTAUQUA LAKE.

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE STILL TRYING TO IDENTIFY A MAN PULLED FROM LAKE ERIE WATERS.

 

SOME BUFFALO CITIZENS WERE “UNPLEASANTLY SURPRISED” AT A RECENT TRASH FEE INCREASE.

 

THE SPCA OF NIAGARA IS WAIVING ADOPTION FEES ON ALL ANIMALS THRU JULY 28.

 

AND THE NEW LOCKPORT FAMILY YMCA IS HOSTING A JOB FAIR NEXT WEEK TO FILL 40 POSITIONS.


Hometown Headlines 7/16/18

NIAGARA AND ORLEANS COUNTIES ARE UNDER A HEAT ADVISORY TODAY WITH TEMPS TOPPING OUT IN THE 90’S.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS INVESTIGAING TWO SATURDAY SHOOTINGS THAT KILLED ONE MAN AND INJURED ANOTHER.

 

LOCKPORT FIREFIGHTERS GOT AN EARLY START SUNDAY AT A HOUSE FIRE ON PINE STREET.

 

WILSON VOLUNTEERS BATTLED A BLAZE ON LAKE STREET SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

 

FIRST RESPONDERS IN THE FALLS PULLED AN INJURED HIKER FROM THE NIAGARA GORGE EARLY SUNDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY THIS WEEKEND AND NO ARRESTS ON POLICE REPORTS.

 

A LEWISTON MAN WHO TOLD POLICE HE HAD “NOT BEEN DRINKING” HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED D-W-I.

 

IT’S “VAN NIGHT” AT TONIGHT’S MONDAY NIGHT CRUISE IN LOCKPORT.

 

AND IT’S THE FINAL DAY FOR THE MOVING VIETNAM WALL AT HYDE PARK IN NIAGARA FALLS.


Hometown Headlines 7/13/18

THE VERDICT IS GUILTY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL OF LOUIS CIMINELLI AND THREE OTHERS.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO ARE INVESTIGAING A FATAL SHOOTING ON LISBON AVENUE THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT.

 

A BUFFALO MAN SHOT ON BROADWAY WEDNESDAY REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT ECMC.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY THURSDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON VARIOUS POLICE REPORTS.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS FELON, CONVICTED OF GUN POSSESSION, IS GOING TO PRISON FOR TWO YEARS.

 

MORE INFORMATION IS COMING TO LIGHT IN THE INVESTIGATION OF BILLS’ RUNNING BACK LeSEAN McCOY.

 

ACTIVIST AND ACTRESS CYNTHIA NIXON IS A STEP CLOSER TO CHALLENGING GOV CUOMO FOR THIS FALLS’ NOMINATION.

 

NEW YORKERS ARE BEING URGED TO “GO BLUE” TODAY FOR FALLEN STATE TROOPER NICHOLAS CLARK.

 

AND THE MOVING VIETNAM WALL IS AT HYDE PARK IN NIAGARA FALLS THIS WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 7/12/18

POLICE IN BUFFALO ARE INVESTIGAING ANOTHER EAST SIDE SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS LOOKING FOR THE MAN THEY BELIEVE SHOT AND KILLED ANOTHER MAN ON I-190 MONDAY.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS TEEN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 2 TO 7 YEAR AFTER HE INJURED A TOURIST LAST SUMMER.

 

A FALLS MAN WHO DOZED OFF AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT EARLY YESTERDAY IS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED BY D-W-I.

 

BILLS’ RUNNING BACK LeSEAN McCOY HAS HIRED AN ATLANTA ATTORNEY TO DEFEND HIM.

 

JURY DELIBERATIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL.

 

STATE POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE MURDER DOWN THE THRUWAY IN WATERLOO.

 

AND ANOTHER BUSY WEEKEND IS ON TAP IN LOCKPORT AND NIAGARA COUNTY.


Hometown Headlines 7/11/18

A NEW SUSPECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED IN THE JUNE KIDNAPPING OF A 6-YEAR-OLD WHEATFIELD CHILD.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY, A GRANDSON IS BEHIND BARS ON 3 FELONY CHARGES AFTER ATTACKING HIS GRANDMOTHER.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND NO ARRESTS REPORTED BY POLICE AGENCIES.

 

BUFFALO POLICE SAY A FATAL SHOOTING ON I-190 MONDAY EVENING WAS A “TARGETED” INCIDENT.

 

ON BUFFALO’S WEST SIDE, QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING INTO THE DEATH OF A MAN FOUND ON PROSPECT STREET.

 

BUFFALO BILLS RUNNING BACK LeSEAN McCOY IS DENYING ALLEGATIONS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

 

AMHERST P.D. EUTHANIZED A BEAR THAT HAD BEEN WANDERING AROUND THE TOWN FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

 

JURY DELIBERATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO GET UNDER WAY TODAY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL.

 

AND IN THE FALLS, A GAMBLER GOT CLIPPED FOR $5500 IN WINNINGS BY A WOMAN WITH WHOM HE SPENT THE NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 7/10/18

LOCKPORT’S ICONIC ITALIAN RESTAURANT - DEFLIPPOS - ANNOUNCED MONDAY THAT IT IS CLOSED.

 

SIX VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A HUGE BRUSH FIRE ON KINNE ROAD IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT MONDAY.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, 11-YEAR-OLD SIDNEY SIDOTE IS DEAD FOLLOWING A WEEKEND DIRT BIKE ACCIDENT.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY BLAZE NEARLY DESTROYED THE ICONIC STUMBLIN’ INN IN ELBA YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

A ROCHESTER MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR SEVEN YEARS FOR A LOCKPORT FIRE HE STARTED LAST SUMMER.

 

CLOSING ARGUMENTS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL.

 

THE AMHERST TOWN BOARD SAID MONDAY THE CHUCK E CHEESE ON HARLEM ROAD CAN STAY OPEN.

 

AND JUST UNDER A HALF MILLION PEOPLE ATTENDED THE TASTE OF BUFFALO THIS PAST WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 7/9/18

FIRES TOP THE NEWS TODAY - INCLUDING A BLAZE IN PENDLETON THAT DID EXTENSIVE DAMAGE SUNDAY MORNING.

 

TWO QUICK-THINKING LOCKPORT COPS SAVED A RESIDENT FROM AN EARLY MORNING FIRE ON CHURCH ST SATURDAY.

 

IN NEARBY ONTARIO, A HUGE GRASS FIRE CONSUMED 33 CARS AND DID A MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGE SUNDAY.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY BLAZE NEARLY DESTROYED THE ICONIC STUMBLIN’ INN IN ELBA YESTERDAY.

 

ELEVEN ARRESTS ON COUNTYWIDE POLICE REPORTS AND TWO EMERGENCY CALLS IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN IS IN JAIL AFTER HE STRUCK AND DRAGGED A PEDESTRIAN ON MILITARY ROAD FRIDAY NIGHT.

 

ANOTHER BEAR SIGHTING REPORTED JUST OVER THE COUNTY LINE ON CAMPBELL BOULEVARD IN GETZVILLE.

 

AND STATE TROOPER NICHOLAS CLARK WAS LAID TO REST SUNDAY AFTER HE WAS KILLED WHILE ON DUTY LAST WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 7/6/18

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING TWO SHOOTINGS IN THE CITY - ONE OF THEM FATAL.

 

CAMPUS POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A REPORTED SEXUAL ASSAULT ON THE NORTH CAMPUS ON THE 4TH OF JULY.

 

THREE ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

AN ALDEN MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR RECKLESS ASSAULT ON HIS FOUR-MONTH-OLD SON.

 

THE CELLINO AND BARNES SAGA IS BACK IN THE NEWS AS THE LAW PARTNERS PREPARE TO GO TO COURT.

 

NEW YORK STATE IS READY TO SPEND $40M DOLLARS TO REMOVE TWO MILES OF THE ROBERT MOSES PARKWAY.

 

SERVICES ARE PLANNED THIS WEEKEND FOR FALLEN STATE TROOPER NICHOLAS CLARK.

 

A NEW STUDY REVEALS ELEVATED LEVELS OF CANCER ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE AND IN CHEEKTOWAGA.

 

AND THE PIRATES FESTIVAL AND TASTE OF BUFFALO ARE THIS WEEKEND’S BIG OUTDOOR EVENTS.


Hometown Headlines 7/5/18

IT WAS THE HOTTEST-EVER 4TH OF JULY IN BUFFALO AS THE MERCURY SOARED TO 93 YESTERDAY.

 

THE HEAT STAYS ON FOR ONE MORE DAY BEFORE COOLER TEMPS COME IN TOMORROW IN TIME FOR THE WEEKEND.

 

A MALFUNCTIONING OVEN SPARKED A 4TH OF JULY FIRE AT LOCKPORT’S PIZZA OVEN RESTAURANT.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE SAY A MECHANICAL PROBLEM MAY BE THE CAUSE OF A ROLLOVER ACCIDENT THAT INJURED SIX.

 

TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A MAN STRUCK BY A TRAIN TUESDAY.

 

A YOUNG SILVER CREEK MOTHER IS CHARGED BY STATE POLICE WITH ASSAULTING HER TWO YOUNG CHILDREN.

 

TRACY MITRANO HAS WON THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN THE 23RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT.

 

AND THE PIRATES FESTIVAL AND TASTE OF BUFFALO ARE THIS WEEKEND’S BIG OUTDOOR EVENTS.


Hometown Headlines 7/3/18

THE HEAT IS STILL ON (w/A BIT LESS HUMIDITY TODAY), BUT MORE 90’S FOR THE 4TH AND 5TH.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMICIDE INVOLVING A GRANDMOTHER AND HER INFANT GRANDSON.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING INTO THE DEATH OF A FIVE YEAR OLD BOY MONDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS MONDAY AND NINE ARRESTS FROM VARIOUS POLICE REPORTS.

 

FLAGS ACROSS NEW YORK STATE ARE AT HALF STAFF TODAY IN MEMORY OF A STATE TROOPER KILLED MONDAY.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT REMINDS MOTORISTS THAT A FIVE-DAY STATEWIDE CRACKDOWN ON IMPAIRED DRIVING BEGINS TOMR.

 

AREA POWER GRIDS ARE STRESSED TO THE MAX AND WE HAVE TIPS FOR CONSERVATION.

 

AND LOCKPORT’S PARADE AND FIREWORKS WILL HAPPEN TONITE - PARADE AT SIX, FIREWORKS AT 10.


Hometown Headlines 7/2/18

THE UPSTATE HEAT WAVE CONTINUES TODAY WITH A HEAT ADVISORY AND AIR QUALITY ALERT.

 

SUNDAY’S EXCESSIVE HEAT TRIGGERED POWER OUTAGES IN LOCKPORT’S WEST END, PENDLETON, WHEATFIELD AND N.T.

 

LOCKPORT’S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS WILL HAPPEN TOM’R, LAUNCHING FROM THE TOP OF CLINTON STREET HILL.

 

A ROLLOVER CRASH IN ERIE COUNTY SENT SIX PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL YESTERDAY.

 

TWO MOTORCYCLE DRIVERS WERE AIRLIFTED TO ECMC FROM CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY SUNDAY AND THREE ARRESTS FROM VARIOUS POLICE REPORTS.

 

FALLS POLICE SAY A LOCAL MAN TRIED TO SET HIS HOUSE ON FIRE AFTER A FIGHT WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND.

 

ANOTHER FALLS MAN WAS ARRESTED FOR CHOWING DOWN AT TOPS AND SKIPPING OUT ON HIS BILL.

 

AND THE BUFFALO SABRES TRADED RYAN O’REILLY TO THE ST LOUIS BLUES FOR A VERY GOOD RETURN.


Hometown Headlines 6/28/18

THE CLOSING OF NIAGARA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL HAS SENT SHOCK WAVES THRU THE FALLS.

 

THE TWO LOCAL MEN KILLED MONDAY IN A TOWN OF LKPT INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT WILL BE LAID TO REST TOMORROW.

 

POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A SUSPECT IN THE ARMED ROBBERY OF A GRAND ISLAND BANK WEDNESDAY.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND THREE ARRESTS FROM VARIOUS POLICE REPORTS.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED TWO MEN WHO DIED IN CRIMES LAST WEEK.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D-A’S OFFICE SAYS IT HAS NOT FOUND EVIDENCE OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY BY THE WATER AUTH.

 

AS BUFFALO BRACES FOR RECORD HEAT THIS WEEKEND, BUFFALO CITY POOLS WILL OPEN SATURDAY.

 

AND THE RACE FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN THE SOUTHERN TIER’S 23RD CONGESSIONAL DISTRICT IS STILL TOO CLOSE TO CALL.


Hometown Headlines 6/27/18

OSHA IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF TWO LOCAL MEN KILLED IN A TOWN OF LOCKPORT INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE TWO MEN PULLED FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER LATE MONDAY.

 

ANOTHER POTENTIAL DROWNING IS UNDER INVESTIGATION AFTER A MAN’S BODY WAS FOUND IN THE BUFFALO RIVER.

 

THE CATHOLIC CHARITIES APPEAL HAS EXCEEDED ITS $11M GOAL.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR TEN YEARS FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING TWO WOMEN.

 

PROSECUTORS ARE EXPECTED TO REST THEIR CASE TODAY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY DEPUTY HAS BEEN FIRED AFTER HE WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA COMMITING THEFT.

 

AND THE RACE FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION IN THE SOUTHERN TIER’S 23RD CONGESSIONAL DISTRICT IS TOO CLOSE TO CALL.


Hometown Headlines 6/26/18

TWO MEN DIED EARLY MONDAY MORNING IN AN ACCIDENT AT A TOWN OF LOCKPORT LOGISTICS FIRM.

 

BUFFALO POLICE DIVERS RECOVERED THE BODIES OF TWO MEN FROM THE NIAGARA RIVER MONDAY AFTERNOON.

 

A PENNSYLVANIA WOMAN HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE VICTIM OF A FATAL CRASH IN SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

FOUR EMERGENCY CALLS LOGGED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT MONDAY.

 

THE FIRST CASE OF RABIES OF 2018 HAS BEEN CONFIRMED HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

A PAIR OF COMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES ARE SUING THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT OVER A DENIED CELL TOWER.

 

THE TEMPERATURE DIPPED INTO THE 40’S IN NIAGARA COUNTY THIS MORNING.

 

FORMER BILLS’ QB JIM KELLY WAS BACK ON THE FIELD MONDAY AT HIS ANNUAL FOOTBALL CAMP.

 

AND LEGENDARY TOP 40 D.J. DAN INGRAM OF WABC/NEW YORK HAS DIED AT THE AGE OF 83.


Hometown Headlines 6/25/18

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND FOUR INJURED IN A TWO-CAR CRASH IN SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

AN ANGOLA MAN SUSTAINED SERIOUS INJURIES AFTER HE CRASHED HIS MOTORCYCLE IN SILVER CREEK SATURDAY.

 

THREE EMERGENCIES REPOTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON POLICE REPORTS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS ARE INVESTIGATING SEVERAL THEFTS FROM LOCAL HOTEL ROOMS.

 

THE TRIAL OF BUFFALO DEVELOPER LOUIS CIMINELLI BEGINS ITS SECOND WEEK IN MANHATTAN TODAY.

 

A 32-YEAR-OLD NAVY LIEUTENANT FROM CANANDAIGUA WAS KILLED IN AN AIRCRAFT TRAINING ACCIDENT FRIDAY.

 

JERALD WOLFGANG OF YOUNGSTOWN AND KEVIN CLARK OF LOCKPORT HAVE BEEN NAMED TO THE NCCC BOARD.

 

AS THE TEMPERATURE RISES, GAS PRICES ARE FALLING (JUST A LITTLE) IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND THE BUFFALO SABRES WERE IN A “DEFENSIVE MOOD” AT THE N-H-L DRAFT THIS PAST WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 6/22/18

A WOMAN VISITING FROM CHINA WAS FATALLY INJURED WHEN STRUCK BY A VAN IN AMHERST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 

21 PEOPLE WERE LEFT WITHOUT A HOME FOLLOWING A TWO-ALARM BLAZE IN BUFFALO THURSDAY MORNING.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS INVESTIGATING ANOTHER DEADLY SHOOTING IN THE QUEEN CITY.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE TOWN OF LKPT POLICE REPORT.

 

ERIE COUNTY INVESTIGATORS ARE WAITING FOR AUTOPSY RESULTS ON THE BODY OF A MAN FOUND NEAR WOODLAWN BEACH.

 

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE ERIE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY SAYS HE WILL NOT RESIGN DESPITE PRESSURE.

 

AMHERST P.D. IS WARNING RESIDENTS TO BE “AWARE OF A BEAR” ROAMING THE AREA.

 

AND THE 43RD ANNUAL OPTIMIST CLUB OUTDOOR ART AND CRAFT FESTIVAL HAPPENS THIS WEEKEND DOWNTOWN.


Hometown Headlines 6/21/18

THE COMMON COUNCIL HAS APPROVED THE APPOINTMENT OF STEVEN PREISCH AS LOCKPORT’S INTERIM POLICE CHIEF.

 

A SOUTH BUFFALO WOMAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A SHOOTING LAST NIGHT.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ANNOUNCED THE ARREST OF 19-YEAR-OLD KYLE LOVINES IN CONNECTION WITH AN EARLY MAY MURDER.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS LOOKING INTO THE DEATH OF A MAN FOLLOWING A TRAFFIC STOP TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

A LONG-TIME VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE MAN FOUND IN A BURNING TRUCK IN TONAWANDA.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE FATAL SHOOTING IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D-A WILL NOT FILE CHARGES AGAINST A BUFFALO PRIEST ACCUSED OF TOUCHING A YOUNG GIRL.

 

AND SUMMER IS HERE! IT OFFICIALLY ARRIVED AT 6:07 THIS MORNING.


Hometown Headlines 6/20/18

TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE A FATAL PICK-UP TRUCK FIRE FROM MONDAY NIGHT.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

A DEFENDANT IN A FATAL ALLENTOWN SHOOTING LAST NOVEMBER HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO MURDER CHARGES.

 

A YOUNG NIAGARA FALLS MAN WILL SEE PRISON TIME FOR POSSESSING TWO UNREGISTERED HANDGUNS.

 

IN THE SOUTHERN TIER, SIXTEEN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED IN A DRUG BUST IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY.

 

TWELVE WHITE BUFFALO FIREFIGHTERS WILL SPLIT A $1.2M CHECK AFTER SUING THE CITY FOR RACIAL BIAS.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCED THAT HE WILL SUE THE FEDERAL GOV’T OVER THE “ZERO TOLERANCE” POLICY.

 

AND SUMMER ARRIVES WITH A “BANG” TOM’R MORNING AT THE ERIE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.


Hometown Headlines 6/19/18

A ONE CAR CRASH IN THE TOWN OF ALABAMA PROVED FATAL FOR A GENESEE COUNTY MAN SATURDAY.

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES HAVE IDENTIFIED THE MAN KILLED ON ROUTE 400 IN ELMA OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN APPARENT FATAL PICK-UP TRUCK FIRE.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY MONDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE HAVE ID’D THE WOMAN FOUND DEAD ON RAILROAD TRACKS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

TESTIMONY CONTINUES TODAY IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL OF TWO MEN ACCUSED OF BID-RIGGING.

 

A BUFFALO MAN ACCUSED OF BLOWING UP HIS HOME IS COMPETENT TO GO ON TRIAL.

 

AND THE NEW YORK STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT MAY SOON RECOMMEND LEGALIZING MARIJUANA.


Hometown Headlines 6/18/18

A FORMER ASSISTANT PASTOR AT ST JOHN’S IN LOCKPORT IS FACING NEW CHARGES OF INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR.

 

26 PEOPLE ARE OUT OF A HOME AFTER A HUGE APARTMENT FIRE ON TONAWANDA CREEK ROAD SATURDAY.

 

FALLS POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A WOMAN WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY, A MAN WAS KILLED SATURDAY WHEN HE CRASHED HIS ANTIQUE CAR ON ROUTE 400.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN PENDLETON OVER THE WEEKEND AND TWO ARRESTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY POLICE REPORTS.

 

SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATORS ROUNDED UP FOUR PEOPLE ON WELFARE FRAUD RELATED CHARGES LAST WEEK.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS ARRAIGNED IN STATE SUPREME COURT LAST WEEK FOR HIS ROLE IN AN IDENTITY THEFT RING.

 

AND THE MUCH ANTICIPATED “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL IS SET TO BEGIN IN MANHATTAN TODAY.


Hometown Headlines 6/15/18

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN EAST SIDE SHOOTING THAT SENT A 23-YEAR-OLD TO ECMC.

 

MEANWHILE, QUEEN CITY COPS HAVE ARRESTED A MAN IN THE FATAL SHOOTING ON GRIMES STREET THIS WEEK.

 

SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR FOUR YEARS FOR MULTIPLE PROBATION VIOLATIONS.

 

CHUCK E CHEESE IN AMHERST IS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY FIRED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EARL JANN JUNIOR THURSDAY.

 

NEW YORK’S ATTORNEY GENERAL IS SUING THE TRUMP FOUNDATION.

 

THE SCHOOL YEAR IS QUICKLY WINDING DOWN AND WE HAVE A SNAPSHOT LOOK AT THE LAST DAYS.

 

AND IT’S FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND - YOUR CHANCE TO DO SOMETHING NICE FOR DAD.


Hometown Headlines 6/14/18

IN BUFFALO, A CHILD IS RECOVERING AFTER HIS SCHOOL BUS WAS REAR-ENDED BY A DRUNK DRIVER.

 

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY AN AMHERST TEEN WAS DRUNK WHILE DRIVING OVER 100 MPH ON THE THRUWAY TUESDAY.

 

A BUFFALO MAN’S CAR CRASHED AND BURNED TUESDAY AS HE TRIED TO OUTRUN POLICE AFTER HEAVY DRINKING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT TODAY.

 

THE ERIE COUNTY D.A. IS INVESTIGATING THAT COUNTY’S WATER AUTHORITY.

 

IN ROCHESTER, POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO THE DEADLY CRASH OF A DIRT BIKE THAT TOOK A TEEN’S LIFE.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE ANNOUNCED THEIR 2018 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE.

 

A NEW STUDY SHOWS RENTAL RATES IN BUFFALO-NIAGARA ARE ON THE RISE.

 

AND THE J.P. MORGAN CORPORATE CHALLENGE HAPPENS THIS EVENING IN BUFFALO’S DELAWARE PARK.


Hometown Headlines 6/13/18

THE DRIVER WHO LED STATE POLICE ON A LONG CAR CHASE MONDAY AFTERNOON HAS BEEN CHARGED.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY TUESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT TODAY.

 

IN AMHERST, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A 40-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WHO COLLAPSED AND DIED IN CUSTODY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE ATTEMPTING TO IDENTIFY THE YOUNG MAN FOUND DEAD IN A CAR ON THE EAST SIDE MONDAY.

 

TWO LOCKPORT MEN HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH THE WEEKEND THEFT OF A MOTORCYCLE IN THE CITY.

 

THE YOUNG MAN WHO BROKE INTO BISHOP MALONE’S HOME AND STOLE HIS CAR WILL SPEND A YEAR IN JAIL.

 

TONAWANDA POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPICIOUS MAN WHO APPROACHED TWO GIRLS LAST WEEK.

 

ELECTRICAL SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED IN BUFFALO’S RIVERSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD AFTER AN OUTAGE LAST NIGHT.

 

AND BUFFALO’S ELMWOOD VILLAGE IS GETTING IT’S VERY OWN “CHARLIE THE BUTCHER” LOCATION THIS FALL.


Hometown Headlines 6/12/18

A LOCKPORT TRAFFIC STOP TURNED INTO A POLICE CHASE THAT ENDED IN ROYALTON MONDAY AFTERNOON.

 

STATE POLICE INVESTIGATED TWO FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WITHIN AN HOUR SUNDAY.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY MONDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE POLICE REPORT THIS MORNING.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE MAN MURDERED IN A BOWLING ALLEY PARKING LOT SATURDAY.

 

A LACKAWANNA MAN WHO SUPPORTED ISIS WILL SPEND 15 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON.

 

CHARLES WALKER JUNIOR OF NIAGARA FALLS CUT A PLEA DEAL AFTER MURDERING A MAN IN DECEMBER.

 

POLICE IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A WOMAN WHO WAS THROWN FROM A MOVING CAR.

 

THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF CHUCK E CHEESE IS IN W-N-Y TO TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT ITS AMHERST STORE.

 

AND GREAT WEATHER TODAY AS THE LOCKPORT EXCHANGE CLUB HOSTS ITS ANNUAL BEEF ON WECK SALE.


Hometown Headlines 6/11/18

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS THIS MONDAY MORNING.

 

TWO SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO OVER THE WEEKEND - ONE OF THEM WAS FATAL.

 

AN 18-YEAR-OLD FROM IDAHO IS FACING FELONY WEAPONS CHARGES AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED AT SUNDAY’S AIR SHOW.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR TEN MEN WHO BEAT AND ROBBED TWO FALLS RESIDENTS.

 

EIGHT ARRESTS IN THE CITY, SIX IN THE TOWN AND A SUNDAY AFTERNOON FIRE IN THE FALLS.

 

POLICE IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING A SUNDAY CRASH IN GREECE THAT KILLED A TEENAGER.

 

THERE WAS ANOTHER BRAWL AT THE CHUCK E CHEESE IN AMHERST OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

FORMER POLITICIAN SAM HOYT HAS BEEN CLEARED OF SEXUAL HARRASSMENT ALLEGATIONS BY A STATE BOARD.

 

AND ANOTHER IDEAL WEATHER FORECAST FOR THIS EVENING’S MONDAY NIGHT CRUISE AT IDA FRITZ PARK.


Hometown Headlines 6/8/18

ANOTHER STUDENT FROM NEWFANE HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR MAKING “TERROR THREATS” AGAINST THE SCHOOL.

 

A BUFFALO CHARTER SCHOOL IS UNDER FIRE FOR NOT DOING ENOUGH TO ASSIST A STABBING VICTIM THIS WEEK.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO HAVE ANOTHER EAST SIDE HOMICIDE ON THEIR HANDS AFTER A FATAL SHOOTING THURSDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS (WITH INJURIES) ON ROBINSON ROAD IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT YESTERDAY.

 

DEPUTIES AND TWO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A RIDGE ROAD FIRE THURSDAY.

 

A MISSING MOTHER AND HER SON ARE SAFE FOLLOWING A DAY-LONG SEARCH FOR THEM IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

CONGRESS IS BEING URGED TO RE-THINK ASPECTS OF THE “FLIGHT 34-07” RULE.

 

THE COST OF BUS PARKING FOR BILLS’ GAMES AT NEW ERA FIELD IS GOING UP THIS FALL.

 

AND KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SKY FOR THE THUNDER OF NIAGARA AIR SHOW THIS WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 6/7/18

AN EARLY MORNING FIRE CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A NORTH TONAWANDA WOMAN YESTERDAY.

 

THREE ADULTS WERE DISPLACED BY A BUFFALO BLAZE THAT EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED A HOME ON NORWOOD AVENUE.

 

A SOUTH BUFFALO TEENAGE GIRL IS FACING A FELONY CHARGE AFTER THREATENING SCHOOL VIOLENCE YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR EMERGENCY CALLS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

NEWFANE NATIVE JOHN BEILEIN WILL NOT BE GOING TO THE NBA PISTONS - HE’LL STAY AT MICHIGAN THIS FALL.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR A MISSING MOTHER AND HER SON (LAST SEEN IN THE FALLS).

 

IN ROCHESTER, EIGHT DIOCESAN PRIESTS ARE BEING ACCUSED OF SEXUALLY ABUSING CHILDREN.

 

THE CHUCK E CHEESE RESTAURANT IN AMHERST HAS ITS GAME ROOM LICENSE BACK.

 

AND KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE SKY FOR THE THUNDER OVER NIAGARA AIR SHOW THIS WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 6/6/18

LEGENDARY LOCKPORT STEAK HOUSE GARLOCK’S CLOSED IT’S DOORS FOR GOOD TUESDAY.

 

IN NEWFANE, TWO STUDENTS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH FELONIES FOR THREATENING TO “SHOOT UP” THEIR SCHOOL.

 

FOUR PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING AFTER BEING HIT BY A VAN AT THE ADESA AUCTION IN AKRON.

 

EIGHT ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS IN THE LAST 24 HOURS AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MOTHER IS SUING THE CITY’S POLICE DEPARTMENT AFTER HER SON WAS ATTACKED BY TWO DOGS.

 

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS ARE LOOKING FOR WHOEVER ABANDONED OVER A DOZEN PUPPIES IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

POLICE IN GENESEE COUNTY ARE WARNING RESIDENTS TO BE AWARE OF “DISTRACTION BURGLARIES.”

 

LOCKPORT PAVING PROJECTS ARE MOVING ALONG WITH GOOD PROGRESS TUESDAY ON WALNUT STREET.

 

AND GOVERNOR CUOMO WANTS TEACHERS TO HELP KEEP GUNS AWAY FROM TROUBLED STUDENTS.


Hometown Headlines 6/5/18

RETIRED COUNTY CHIEF DEPUTY STEVEN PREISCH WAS HIRED MONDAY TO BE ACTING POLICE CHIEF IN LOCKPORT.

 

IN LEWISTON, DOCTORS ARE TRYING TO DECIDE IF A 10-YEAR-OLD WILL LOSE HIS LEG FROM A LAWNMOWER MISHAP.

 

NINE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND THREE EMERGENCIES YESTERDAY IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF AN 87-YEAR-OLD MAN AT A NURSING HOME.

 

A BUFFALO WOMAN IS DUE BACK IN COURT ON CHARGES OF MAKING TERROR THREATS ON FACEBOOK.

 

THE “BUFFALO BILLION” TRIAL IS BEING PUSHED BACK A WEEK TO ALLOW PROSECUTERS MORE TIME TO PREPARE.

 

KEITH WOFFORD OF BUFFALO HAS LAUNCHED HIS CAMPAIGN TO BE NEW YORK’S NEXT ATTORNEY GENERAL.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA PHARMACIST WAS ARRAIGNED MONDAY ON CHARGES HE PRESCRIBED DRUGS FOR HIMSELF.

 

AND BILLS’ HALL-OF-FAME QB JIM KELLY IS IN LINE FOR ANOTHER AWARD.


Hometown Headlines 6/4/18

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Hometown Headlines 6/1/18

PARKS POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS ARE TRYING TO I.D. THE BODY OF A MAN FOUND IN THE GORGE YESTERDAY.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTY THURSDAY AND THREE ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

FORMER ERIE COUNTY DEMOCRAT CHAIRMAN STEVE PIGEON WILL GO ON TRIAL FOR CORRUPTION IN OCTOBER.

 

A GANG LEADER WITH BUFFALO’S NOTORIOUS “BAILEY BOYS” MAY BE GOING TO PRISON FOR LIFE.

 

JOSEPH JUREK OF ALDEN IS FACING UP TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR ASSAULTING HIS INFANT CHILD.

 

CHRISTOPHER KRAUSE OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO JAIL ON ARSON CHARGES FOR SETTING FIRE TO HIS OWN HOME.

 

IN ROCHESTER, CITY COURT JUDGE LETICIA ASTACIO WAS BACK IN COURT - AS A DEFENDANT - YESTERDAY.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS AND VETERAN CENTER ERIC WOOD HAVE OFFICIALLY CUT THEIR TIES.

 

AND THE KENAN CENTER’S 100 AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN IS THE HIGHLIGHT OF A BUSY FIRST WEEKEND OF JUNE.


Hometown Headlines 5/31/18

SUMMER IS STILL THREE WEEKS AWAY, BUT TEMPERATURES SOARED INTO THE MID 90S IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

A ROYALTON MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE IN THE OVERDOSE DEATH OF HIS OLDER SISTER.

 

A FORMER FALLS COP IS GETTING PROBATION FOR HER ROLE IN A DRUG CONSPIRACY.

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY.

 

THOMAS BROOKS OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR SEVEN YEARS FOR RAPING A WOMAN.

 

THE JAMESTOWN MAN WHO KILLED HIS DOG BY HANGING LAST MONTH HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM JAIL.

 

FOUR MEN WILL BE ORDAINED PRIESTS IN THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO SATURDAY MORNING.

 

CHUCK SCHUMER WANTS THE NIAGARA FALLS AIRPORT TO GET ITS FAIR SHARE OF $4-BILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS.

 

AND LOCKPORT MAYOR ANNE McCAFFREY HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO THE NEW YORK CONFERENCE OF MAYORS.


Hometown Headlines 5/30/18

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM L-F-D ON AN INCIDENT ON WASHBURN NEAR GENESEE LAST NIGHT.

 

BRIBERY CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST TWO MEN INVOLVED IN THE “BUFFALO BILLION” SCANDAL.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY HOLDING CENTER INMATE HAS DIED AFTER HE WAS FOUND WITH A NOOSE AROUND HIS NECK LAST WEEK.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WHO SHOT THE OWNER OF ZOE RESTAURANT IS PLEADING GUILTY TO MORE CHARGES.

 

LACKAWANNA P.D. IS INVESTIGATING A THREAT THAT PUT TWO SCHOOLS ON LOCKDOWN YESTERDAY.

 

AUTHORITIES IN WAYNE COUNTY HAVE CANCELED THE AMBER ALERT FOR A MISSING TODDLER.

 

MORE THAN 200 VACANT CITY-OWNED LOTS ARE BACK ON THE MARKET IN BUFFALO’S FRUIT BELT NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

AND, VILLA MARIA COLLEGE’S LONG-TIME PRESIDENT IS STEPPING DOWN AFTER 40 YEARS ON THE JOB.


Hometown Headlines 5/29/18

STILL NO I.D. OF THE BODY OF A MAN PULLED FROM THE ERIE CANAL NEAR UPSON PARK SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

AND, BUFFALO P.D. STILL HASN’T IDENTIFIED THE 19-YEAR-OLD MAN SHOT SUNDAY ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO RUN DOWN TWO WOMEN EARLY SUNDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY ON MEMORIAL DAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. INVESTIGATED TWO AUTO THEFTS OVER THE WEEKEND WHERE KEYS WERE LEFT IN THE CAR.

 

FIFTEEN YOUNG PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED AT A DARIEN LAKE CONCERT SATURDAY.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY MAN WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA SMASHING THE WINDSHIELD OF A CAR IN A RESTAURANT PARKING LOT.

 

AUTHORITIES IN WAYNE COUNTY CONTINUE THEIR SEARCH TODAY FOR A MISSING TODDLER.

 

AND, BUFFALO IS HOSTING THE NHL COMBINE THIS WEEK FOR YOUNG HOCKEY HOPEFULS.


Hometown Headlines 5/28/18

THE BODY OF A MAN WAS PULLED FROM THE CANAL LAST EVENING NEAR UPSON PARK.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS AND SIX ARRESTS ON THE POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, 2 MOTORCYCLE OFFICERS WERE INJURED WHEN THEY CRASHED DURING THE BUFFALO MARATHON SUNDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING THE SUNDAY SHOOTING DEATH OF A 19-YEAR-OLD ON THE EAST SIDE.

 

A TENURED LEW-PORT MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER HAS BEEN TERMINATED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES.

 

AUTHORITIES IN WAYNE COUNTY CONTINUE THEIR SEARCH TODAY FOR A MISSING TODDLER.

 

THE “UNOFFICIAL” FIRST WEEKEND OF THE SUMMER SEASON BRINGS NEAR RECORD WARMTH TO THE AREA TODAY.

 

AND, A CAR CRUISE, VILLAGE FAIR AND CONCERT IN THE PARK HIGHLIGHT MEMORIAL DAY ACTIVITIES IN NIAGARA COUNTY.


Hometown Headlines 5/23/18

A MALE BYCYCLIST WAS HIT AND KILLED TUESDAY MORNING ON TWIN CITIES HIGHWAY IN N.T.

 

FOUR OTHER EMERGENCIES REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

MYSTERY SURROUNDS MONDAY’S DISCOVERY OF THE BODY OF DAN FITZGIBBONS IN CATTARAUGUS CREEK.

 

THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT ZONING BOARD HAS REJECTED A REQUEST FOR VARIANCES TO ALLOW CONSTRUCTION OF A CELL TOWER.

 

FOUR MEN FROM BUFFALO AND ROCHESTER HAVE BEEN INDICTED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS WOMAN WHO INJURED TWO PEOPLE WHILE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IS GOING TO PRISON.

 

ONE ARREST ON THE CITY OF LOCKPORT POLICE REPORT TODAY.

 

SIX FLAGS WILL BE BACK AS OPERATOR OF DARIEN LAKE THEME PARK THIS SUMMER.

 

AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE BUFFALO-NIAGARA REGION IS STEADY, BUT STILL ON THE HIGH SIDE.


Hometown Headlines 5/22/18

GOOD BUSINESS NEWS FROM GM’S TONAWANDA ENGINE PLANT WHERE THEY’LL BE BUILDING TRUCK ENGINES FOR CHEVY.

 

A BODY FOUND IN CATTARAUGUS CREEK HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS ERIE COUNTY OFFICIAL DAN FITZGIBBONS.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT WOMAN ADMITTED IN COUNTY COURT MONDAY TO SELLING COCAINE.

 

AN OFFICIAL OF THE L.P. CIMINELLI CORPORATION IS WAITING TO BE SENTENCED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED TWO HOMICIDE VICTIMS.

 

AN AMHERST MAN WHO SET FIRE TO AN ALLENTOWN APARTMENT BUILDING WAS SENTENCED TO PROBATION MONDAY.

 

A BUFFALO MAN FACES 15 YEARS IN PRISON ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

AND A WHEATFIELD WOMAN WAS ARRESTED THIS WEEKEND AFTER SHE THREW A PIZZA AT AN UBER DRIVER.


Hometown Headlines 5/21/18

LOCKPORT CITY SCHOOLS WILL HAVE CUTTING EDGE SECURITY TECHNOLOGY IN ITS BUILDINGS THIS FALL.

 

THREE AREA POLICE DEPARTMENTS WILL BE RECEIVING STATE FUNDING TO HELP FIGHT CRIME.

 

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR 84-YEAR-OLD MARLENE MARTIN OF WILSON WHO WENT MISSING SUNDAY.

 

THE BODY OF A CALIFORNIA MAN WAS FOUND IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

DEPUTIES IN ERIE COUNTY ARE ATTEMPTING TO I.D. A MAN WHO WAS STRUCK AND KILLED ON TRANSIT ROAD SATURDAY.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY AND SEVEN ARRESTS ON LOCAL POLICE REPORTS.

 

TWO NCCC STUDENTS HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH RANSACKING THE DORM ROOM OF A FEMALE STUDENT.

 

UB SECURITY IS INVESTIGATING A MASSIVE SECURITY BREACH OF STUDENTS, FACULTY AND ALUMNI.

 

AND CONGRESSMAN COLLINS IS PUSHING BFOR A SOLUTION FOR “DREAMERS.”


Hometown Headlines 5/18/18

A TODDLER HIT BY A BULLET LAST NIGHT ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE IS EXPECTED TO BE OK.

 

A MAN SHOT WEDNESDAY MORNING ON GRIDER STREET HAS BECOME BUFFALO’S 13TH HOMICIDE VICTIM OF THE YEAR.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A MAN WHO PULLED A GUN ON STAFF AT SENECA NIAGARA CASINO.

 

AMHERST P.D. HAS IDENTIFIED THE DRIVER WHO STRUCK AND KILLED A WOMAN LAST WEEKEND ON N-F-B.

 

THE TOWN OF AMHERST IS NOT “RUBBER STAMPING” THE RENEWAL OF THE GAME ROOM LICENSE AT CHUCK E CHEESE.

 

THE ROCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT IS INVESTIGATING VIDEO OF A FIGHT BETWEEN TWO ON-DUTY OFFICERS.

 

CARL PALADINO’S FORMER BUFFALO SCHOOL BOARD SEAT IS ONCE AGAIN VACANT.

 

AND FORMER BILLS QB JIM KELLY IS LOOKING AT TWO MORE FOLLOW-UP SURGERIES THIS SUMMER.


Hometown Headlines 5/16/18

SCHOOL BUDGETS PASSED IN ALL EASTERN NIAGARA DISTRICTS IN VOTING TUESDAY.

 

23-YEAR-OLD BRADLEY CHAWGO OF LOCKPORT WAS ID’D AS THE MOTORCYCLIST KILLED MONDAY NIGHT IN CAMBRIA.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, FIREFIGHTERS WERE ON THE SCENE OF AN EARLY MORNING STORE FIRE ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR SIX YEARS ON CHARGES OF BURGLARY AND DRUG DEALING.

 

FEDERAL AND STATE REIMBURSEMENT FOR LAST SPRING’S SHORELINE FLOODING ALONG LAKE ONTARIO HAS ARRIVED.

 

ERIE COUNTY IS THE EIGHTH WORST WATER PROVIDER IN THE COUNTRY ACCORDING TO A SURVEY.

 

IN BUFFALO, CONSTRUCTION HAS BEGUN ON THE NEW SENECA BABCOCK COMMUNITY CENTER.

 

AND THE BUFFALO MUSIC HALL OF FAME IS HOSTING YOUNG SONGWRITERS AT THE HARD ROCK CAFE TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 5/15/18

THE LATE NIGHT CRASH OF AN SUV AND MOTORCYCLE ON ROUTE 31 IN CAMBRIA HAS CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN.

 

TWO OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY INCLUDED A SCHOOL BUS-DUMP TRUCK CRASH.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY, A MAN WAS KILLED SUNDAY NIGHT WHEN HIS A-T-V ROLLED OVER.

 

A FEDERAL BANKRUPTCY COURT IS GIVING TOPS MARKETS THE GREEN LIGHT TO CLOSE UNDER-PERFORMING STORES.

 

F-B-I AGENTS RAIDED THE OFFICES OF A WESTERN NEW YORK REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER MONDAY.

 

THE U.S. SUPREME COURT MONDAY OPENED THE DOOR TO LEGALIZED SPORTS BETTING IN UPSTATE NY & ELSEWHERE.

 

TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY OF LOCKPORT POLICE REPORT.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS ARRAIGNED MONDAY IN COUNTY COURT ON RAPE AND ASSAULT CHARGES.

 

AND ABOUT 100 CARS AND GREAT WEATHER MADE FOR A GOOD START TO THE 19TH SUMMER OF MONDAY NITE CRUISES.


Hometown Headlines 5/14/18

LOCKPORT POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A 21-YEAR-OLD WOMAN’S BODY WAS PULLED FROM THE CANAL FRIDAY.

 

IN AMHERST, A WOMAN WAS KILLED FRIDAY WHEN HIT BY A CAR ON A BUSY STRETCH OF NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY AND SEVEN ARRESTS ON THE POLICE REPORT.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN IS IN JAIL AFTER LEADING BUFFALO P.D. ON A HIGH SPEED CHASE EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

POLICE IN CHEEKTOWAGA ARE INVESTIGATING A REPORT OF “SHOTS FIRED” AT WALDEN GALERIA SUNDAY.

 

THE LONG-TIME PRESIDENT OF THE LANCASTER TEACHERS ASSOCIATION DIED IN A WEEKEND BOATING ACCIDENT.

 

BILLS’ FANS ARE REMEMBERING FORMER HEAD COACH CHUCK KNOX WHO DIED SATURDAY AT AGE 86.

 

AND GOOD WEATHER AS THE 19TH SUMMER OF CLASSIC CAR CRUISES KICKS OFF IN DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 5/11/18

LONG ISLAND PROSECUTOR MADELINE SINGAS HAS BEEN PICKED TO LEAD THE SCHNEIDERMAN INVESTIGATION.

 

PRESIDENT TRUMP YESTERDAY NOMINATED BUFFALO ATTORNEY JOHN SINATRA JUNIOR TO THE FEDERAL BENCH.

 

LOCKPORT POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR FOUR THIEVES WHO BROKE INTO KENYON’S VARIETY ON LINCOLN AVENUE WEDNESDAY.

 

ON THE TRAFFIC BEAT, A CAR COLLIDED WITH A “WE CARE” BUS YESTERDAY AT ROUTE 31 AND UPPER MOUNTAIN ROAD.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY, THE DEPUTY WHO SHOT AND KILLED A MAN IN PEMBROKE LAST MONTH WILL NOT FACE CHARGES.

 

ANOTHER SHOOTING ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE SENT A 23-YEAR-OLD MAN TO E-C-M-C WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

 

A HIT-AND-RUN IN ROCHESTER LAST NIGHT PUT A MOTOR- CYCLIST IN THE HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

A FORMER BUFFALO V.A. EMPLOYEE WAS ARRESTED THURSDAY AND ACCUSED OF THREATENING AN ARMY CHAPLAIN.

 

AND LOCKPORT CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF THE 2018 ERIE CANAL SEASON WITH TWO SPECIAL EVENTS TOMORROW.


Hometown Headlines 5/10/18

THE LOCKPORT TOWN BOARD VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO OKAY AN EXPANSION OF THE LAFARGE MINE AGAINST OPPOSITION.

 

A FALLS MAN ADMITTED TO STEALING EQUIPMENT AND GAS FROM THE LAFARGE SITE LAST YEAR.

 

A TWO-ALARM BLAZE IN AKRON EARLY TUESDAY DESTROYED A HOUSE AND THREE VEHICLES.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN ROCHESTER, A TEENAGE GIRL IS DEAD AFTER A STREET SHOOTING.

 

A NORTH BUFFALO MAN ACCUSED OF BLOWING UP HIS HOME IN A BOTCHED SUICIDE IS BEING EXAMINED MENTALLY.

 

NO 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS IN NIAGARA FALLS THIS SUMMER DUE TO THE CITY’S FINANCIAL WOES.

 

ELEVEN NEWLY-TRAINED OFFICERS GRADUATED YESTERDAY FROM THE NIAGARA COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY.

 

AND NEW YORK STATE PLANS TO INSTALL 10,000 ELECTRIC CAR CHARGING STATIONS BY 2021.


Hometown Headlines 5/9/18

FORMER NEW YORK A.G. ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN HAS ALREADY BEEN REPLACED AND MAY FACE CRIMINAL CHARGES OF ABUSE.

 

REPEAT FELON, 34-YEAR-OLD MARQUIS HILL OF LOCKPORT, IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR 15 YEARS FOR ASSAULT.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. HAS IDENTIFIED THE VICTIM KILLED IN AN ALLEGED GANG SHOOTING THIS PAST WEEKEND.

 

TWO PEOPLE FROM BUFFALO WERE BUSTED TUESDAY BY STATE POLICE FOR POSSESSION OF 4 1/2 POUNDS OF COCAINE.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY, A MAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A FALL FROM A SILO NEAR BATAVIA.

 

TWO EARTHQUAKES IN THE PAST WEEK WERE DETECTED UNDER LAKE ONTARIO.

 

THE SEARS STORE AT THE FORMER SUMMITT PARK MALL IN WHEATFIELD WILL CLOSE IN EARLY AUGUST.

 

AND FORMER US&J SPORTS EDITOR JOHN HOY DIED SATURDAY IN KENMORE.


Hometown Headlines 5/8/18

NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC SCHNEIDERMAN WILL RESIGN TODAY AMID ABUSE ALLEGATIONS.

 

FORMER LOCKPORT PRIEST, FATHER FABIAN MARYANSKI HAS BEEN PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE BY BISHOP MALONE.

 

SINCE LAST THURSDAY, BUFFALO P.D. IS INVESTIGATING SEVEN SHOOTINGS - ONE OF THEM FATAL.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN NORTH TONAWANDA, A 2-YEAR-OLD CHILD WAS INJURED IN A FALL FROM A SECOND-STORY WINDOW.

 

THE MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING UP A CHEEKTOWAGA DOLLAR GENERAL PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO NEW CHARGES YESTERDAY.

 

THE SEARS STORE AT THE FORMER SUMMITT PARK MALL IN WHEATFIELD WILL CLOSE IN EARLY AUGUST.

 

AND UB CAMPUS POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO TWO CASES OF ALLEGED FORCIBLE TOUCHING THIS PAST WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 5/7/18

FORMER LPD CAPTAIN BRIAN WENTLAND IS FACING A FELONY CHARGE OF EAVESDROPPING.

 

A FORMER LOCKPORT PRIEST - ACCUSED OF HAVING CONTACT WITH A TEENAGE GIRL - IS STILL CELEBRATING MASSES.

 

FOUR VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO AN EARLY SUNDAY MORNING FIRE IN LEWISTON.

 

IN GENESEE COUNTY, FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED A TWO-ALARM BLAZE IN A TOWN OF PAVILLION GARAGE.

 

A FRIDAY FIRE IN A HISTORIC FREDONIA CHURCH DID SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

BUFFALO P.D. INVESTIGATED AT LEAST FOUR SHOOTINGS IN THE QUEEN CITY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

LAKE ONTARIO WATER LEVELS ARE WELL BELOW THE PROBLEMATIC LEVELS OF LAST SPRING.

 

AND STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS ARE WARNING OF A POSSIBLE MEASLES OUTBREAK IN WESTERN NEW YORK.


Hometown Headlines 5/4/18

EXPECTED MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT EASTERN NIAGARA’S TWO HOSPITALS HAVE BEGUN WITH THE EXIT OF CEO CLARE HAAR.

 

A LOCKPORT FAMILY WAS DISPLACED BY A FIRE IN THEIR BEATTIE AVENUE HOME YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND ONE ARREST ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY, 30-YEAR-OLD SHAWN PITTLER OF LOCKPORT GOT HIS “LAST CHANCE” TO AVOID PRISON.

 

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE IN THE ORLEANS COUNTY DEATH OF A MOTHER AND HER SON.

 

UB HAS IDENTIFIED THE STUDENT WHO WAS HIT BY AN OFF-DUTY BUFFALO DETECTIVE THIS WEEK.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS ACCUSED OF BEING INVOLVED IN A DOG-FIGHTING RING.

 

AND THE NFL IS LOOKING INTO THIS WEEK’S RESIGNATION “UNDER FIRE” OF BILLS’ AND SABRES’ CEO RUSS BRANDON.


Hometown Headlines 5/3/18

CHANEL RIGGS OF LOCKPORT IS IN JAIL ON CHARGES OF THREATENING A WITNESS IN A DRUG TRIAL.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WITHIN 24 HOURS THIS WEEK INVOLVED BUFFALO POLICE OFFICERS.

 

NINE EMERGENCY CALLS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND FOUR ARRESTS ON COUNTY POLICE REPORTS.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK POLITICAL CONSULTANT MICHAEL CAPUTO WAS GRILLED BY FEDERAL INVESTIGATORS YESTERDAY.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY TEEN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 20 YEARS FOR KILLING A 2-YEAR-OLD CHILD.

 

A HUNG JURY IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF ANDRE LEWIS WHO SHOT AND KILLED HIS FORMER STEPFATHER LAST YEAR.

 

BUFFALO’S KIM PEGULA IS NOW THE MOST POWERFUL WOMAN IN AMERICAN SPORTS.

 

TWO NEW L-P-D OFFICERS WERE SWORN IN AT CITY HALL THIS WEEK.

 

AND GET READY TO RIDE “THE TAMTRUM” - DARIEN LAKES’ NEWEST THRILL RIDE.


Hometown Headlines 5/2/18

RUSS BRANDON HAS RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT OF THE PEGULA SPORTS EMPIRE (WHICH INCLUDES THE BILLS AND SABRES).

 

PLEASANT SPRING WEATHER IS ASSISTING IN THE MILLING AND EVENTUAL PAVING OF LOCK CITY STREETS.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT.

 

ALEX BROWN OF ROCHESTER PLEADED GUILTY TO SETTING A LOCKPORT APARTMENT FIRE LAST YEAR.

 

A CLARENCE CENTER MAN PLEADED GUILTY TUESDAY TO HOLDING UP THE 7-11 ON DAVISON ROAD LAST NOVEMBER.

 

POLICE IN GENESEO THINK THEY MAY HAVE THE HIT-AND-RUN DRIVER WHO KILLED AN EAST AMHERST MAN SATURDAY.

 

IN THE SOUTHERN TIER, A JAMESTOWN MAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER A VIOLENT HOME INVASION.

 

A FARMERSVILLE MAN WHO CAUSED AN AMBER ALERT LAST YEAR WAS IN COURT THIS WEEK ON SEXUAL MISCONDUCT CHARGES.

 

AND STORMY DANIELS IS SCHEDULED FOR AN APPEARANCE IN TONAWANDA THIS AUGUST.


Hometown Headlines 5/1/18

LOCKPORT FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED A MID-MORNING BLAZE AT THE FORMER ST MARY’S SCHOOL ON WALNUT STREET MONDAY.

 

LOCKPORT’S “POTHOLE REPAIR PATROL” CONTINUES TODAY WITH THE MILLING OF EAST AVENUE.

 

THE STATE IS COUGHING UP ANOTHER $5M FOR ADDITIONAL PAVING IN W-N-Y AFTER A HARSH WINTER ROUGHED UP ROADS.

 

NO ARRESTS ON COUNTY POLICE REPORTS AND ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN THE CITY YESTERDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MONDAY AFTERNOON SHOOTING NEAR WILLIAM AND COIT.

 

A 24-YEAR-OLD EAST AMHERST MAN WAS KILLED THIS WEEKEND IN A HIT-AND-RUN NEAR GENESEO.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, A 25TH STREET WOMAN TOLD POLICE SHE WAS THREATENED BY A SWORD-WIELDING MAN SATURDAY.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK GAS PRICES HAVEN’T BEEN THIS HIGH SINCE 2015.

 

AND THE NEW BRIBERY TRIAL OF FORMER STATE ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER CONTINUES IN FEDERAL COURT.


Hometown Headlines 4/30/18

NINE ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND FOUR ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

LOCKPORT’S ATTACK ON SOME OF WNY’S WORST POTHOLES BEGINS TODAY WITH THE MILLING OF DAVISON ROAD.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE BEEN BUSY INVESTIGATING FIVE EAST SIDE SHOOTING SINCE THURSDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, A YOUNG WOMAN IS FACING CHARGES AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY OFFERED SEXUAL FAVORS FOR A RIDE.

 

FALLS P.D. HAS SURVEILANCE VIDEO OF A “PORCH PIRATE” WHO SWIPED PACKAGES FROM A 20TH STREET HOME.

 

FORMER STATE ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER IS BACK IN FEDERAL COURT TODAY ON BRIBERY CHARGES.

 

A JUDGE IS TEMPORARILY HALTING THE MERGER OF XEROX AND FUJIFILM DUE TO A LAWSUIT BY A MAJOR INVESTOR.

 

AND OVER THE WEEKEND, THE BUFFALO SABRES SECURED THE TOP PICK IN THE 2018 N-H-L DRAFT.


Hometown Headlines 4/27/18

THE BUFFALO BILLS “TRADED UP” TO DRAFT WYOMING QB JOSH ALLEN IN ROUND ONE OF THE NFL DRAFT LAST NIGHT.

 

A REPEAT OFFENDER FROM GASPORT IS GOING BACK TO PRISON FOR AN ATTEMPTED BURGLARY IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN RECEIVED A COMMUNITY SERVICE SENTENCE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO FRAUD CHARGES.

 

TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND TWO EMERGENCIES IN THE COUNTY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

TEN HOMES ON GRAND ISLAND WERE EVACUATED EARLY LAST EVENING AFTER A CHLORINE LEAK.

 

A BODY FOUND IN THE NIAGARA RIVER LAST MONTH HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS A MISSING TORONTO MAN.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A ROCHESTER-AREA MAN FOR A SOUTHERN TIER GUN STORE ROBBERY.

 

AND FLU RATES IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE THE LOWEST THEY HAVE BEEN IN MONTHS.


Hometown Headlines 4/26/18

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS CHARGED WITH MURDER IN A 25-YEAR-OLD “COLD CASE.”

 

ANOTHER NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS FACING TEN YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING TWO WOMEN.

 

TWO FIRE DEATHS TO REPORT - ONE IN NIAGARA FALLS, THE OTHER IN SOUTH BUFFALO.

 

THE PILOT INJURED WHEN A HELICOPTER CRASHED IN ORLEANS COUNTY TUESDAY REMAINS HOSPITALIZED IN ROCHESTER.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. HAS ID’D THE WOMAN KILLED IN A SUNDAY NIGHT MOTORCYCLE CRASH.

 

TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND FOUR ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

THE OWNER OF THE BUILDING THAT HOUSES DEFLIPPO’S RESTAURANT HAS FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE BODY OF THE SECOND MAN FOUND DEAD IN THE SOUTHERN TIER LAST WEEKEND.

 

AND THE LONG-AWAITED 2018 NFL DRAFT HAPPENS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 4/25/18

A PILOT WAS INJURED WHEN A HELICOPTER CRASHED IN ORLEANS COUNTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

 

TWO ARRESTS ON THE CITY POLICE REPORT AND JUST A COUPLE EMERGENCY CALLS IN THE COUNTY OVERNIGHT.

 

IN YESTERDAY’S SPECIAL ELECTIONS - ERIK BOHEN BEAT PATRICK BURKE FOR THE 142ND ASSEMBLY SEAT.

 

A HARTLAND MAN MAY BE GOING TO PRISON FOR FAILING TO PAY $16-THOUSAND-DOLLARS IN RESTITUTION.

 

TRAVIS DAVIS OF NIAGARA FALLS IS LOOKING AT 12 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR COCAINE POSSESSION.

 

A BUFFALO TEEN, CONVICTED OF A GANG-RELATED KILLING, FACES 50 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING A HIT-AND-RUN TUESDAY THAT SENT AN ELDERLY MAN TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

A LANCASTER MAN WAS PULLED FROM HIS CAR, BEATEN AND ROBBED IN BUFFALO’S KENSINGTON NEIGHBORHOOD TUESDAY.

 

AND JIM KELLY IS COMING HOME TO BUFFALO TODAY AFTER A MONTH IN NEW YORK RECOVERING FROM JAW SURGERY.


Hometown Headlines 4/24/18

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN WILL SPEND UP TO EIGHT YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR BEATING HIS TWO INFANT SONS.

 

A 32-YEAR-OLD GRAND ISLAND WOMAN WAS KILLED SUNDAY NIGHT IN A MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

44-YEAR-OLD BRIAN RALPH OF LOCKPORT HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE DRIVER KILLED IN A STONE ROAD CRASH LAST WEEK.

 

STATE POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED ONE OF TWO BODIES FOUND IN THE SOUTHERN TIER OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

FOUR ARRESTS ON COUNTY POLICE REPORTS AND THREE ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

BISHOP MALONE HAS PUT TWO BUFFALO-AREA PRIESTS ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE.

 

NEW YORKERS WILL BE GOING TO THE POLLS FOR A NUMBER OF SPECIAL ELECTIONS TODAY.

 

NO CHARGES YET FOLLOWING A BRAWL AT THE CHUCK E CHEESE IN AMHERST THIS PAST WEEKEND.

 

AND THE F-A-A IS INVESTIGATING AFTER A SMALL PLANE MADE AN EMERGENCY LANDING NEAR ROCHESTER MONDAY.


Hometown Headlines 4/23/18

STATE POLICE IN THE SOUTHERN TIER ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER TWO BODIES WERE FOUND OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

FORMER COUNTY GOP CHAIRMAN HENRY WOJTASZEK PAID A $1000 FINE FRIDAY FOR AN ELECTION LAW VIOLATION.

 

EIGHT ARRESTS ON THE COUNTY POLICE REPORT AND TWO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR ROYALTON MEN WILL APPEAR IN TOWN COURT TOM’R AFTER A STREET FIGHT IN GASPORT LAST WEEK.

 

A MELEE AT THE AMHERST CHUCK E CHEESE WAS CAUGHT ON CAMERA YESTERDAY - IT WENT VIRAL.

 

A BUFFALO TEEN FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER SHOOTING AT A MOVING CAR SUNDAY.

 

EIGHTEEN STUDENTS AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY MAY BE GETTING THE BOOT AFTER AN OFFENSIVE VIDEO SURFACED.

 

AN AREA VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF WAS BURIED OVER THE WEEKEND AFTER HE DIED UNEXPECTEDLY.

 

AND SPRING WEATHER CONTINUES ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK.


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