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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2019-01

Hometown Headlines 1/31/19

WOLCOTTSVILLE VOLUNTEERS ARE BATTLING A HOUSE FIRE ON ROYALTON CENTER ROAD THIS MORNING.

 

MANY WARNINGS, BANS AND ADVISORIES REMAIN AS W-N-Y WORKS THRU DAY TWO OF THE “POLAR PLUNGE.”

 

A TRAVEL ADVISORY REMAINS POSTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY WITH MOST SCHOOL DISTRICTS CLOSED AGAIN TODAY.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO HAS DIRECTED ALL NON-ESSENTIAL STATE EMPLOYEES IN ERIE COUNTY TO STAY HOME TODAY.

 

ALL LANES OF THE THRUWAY ARE RE-OPENED AFTER A 21-VEHICLE CRASH NEAR EXIT 47 YESTERDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY AND A GARAGE FIRE IN THE TOWN OF PORTER.

 

IN JAMESTOWN, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED YESTERDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY’S S-P-C-A HAS BEEN AWARDED A HALF MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE STATE.

 

AND THE SABRES WERE SHUT-OUT 1-0 BY THE STARS DOWN IN DALLAS LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/30/19

THE “POLAR PLUNGE” AFFECTING THE MIDWEST AND GREAT LAKES HAS ROARED INTO WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

A TRAVEL ADVISORY IS POSTED IN THE COUNTY - SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY ALONG WITH CITY AND COUNTY OFFICES.

 

CITY, TOWN AND STATE ROAD CREWS ARE OUT IN FORCE ALONG WITH MANY PRIVATE PLOWERS.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS FACING D-W-I AND MULTIPLE OTHER CHARGES AFTER CRASHING HIS SUV INTO A HOUSE ON 104.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY AND SIX ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

SWEEPING GUN CONTROL LEGISLATION WAS PASSED IN ALBANY YESTERDAY.

 

ALSO IN ALBANY, THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS PUTTING OUT A MEASLES WARNING.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE SABRES WON AT COLUMBUS LAST NITE WHILE UB AND MICHIGAN BOTH WON IN COLLEGE HOOPS.


Hometown Headlines 1/29/19

SOME WICKED WEATHER IS HEADING TO AREAS OF WESTERN NEW YORK

 

A HOUSE FIRE IN PORTER MONDAY NIGHT FORCED THE EVACUATION OF A RESIDENCE

 

A LOCKPORT MAN WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL AFTER STRIKING A NEWFANE HOME

 

AN AMHERST MAN HAS BEEN FOUND GUILTY IN THE FATAL SHOOTING OF HIS ROOMMATE'S BOYFRIEND

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WAS SENTENCED FOR HIS ROLE IN A ROBBERY ATTEMPT THAT LED TO A SHOOTING

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS AND FIVE ARRESTS IN THE CITY TO REPORT

 

A DRIVER FLED THE SCENE OF A ONE-VEHICLE CRASH MONDAY MORNING ON SOUTH OGDEN STREET

 

AFTER YEARS OF DEBATE, STATE LAWMAKERS HAVE PASSED THE CHILD VICTIMS ACT


AND, THE SABRES ARE BACK IN ACTION TONIGHT IN COLUMBUS


Hometown Headlines 1/28/19

JUST AS THE LAKE EFFECT SNOW TAPERS OFF, ANOTHER WINTER STORM IS ON W-N-Y’S DOORSTEP.

 

A SOUTH BUFFALO MAN IS BACK IN CUSTODY AFTER ESCAPING FROM THE V.A. MEDICAL CENTER.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

NIAGARA FALLS P.D. IS CRACKING DOWN ON BIG TICKET SHOPLIFTING AT THE HOME DEPOT AT BUILDERS SQUARE.

 

WORK HAS BEGUN ON THE RESTORATION OF LOCK 68 AT THE ORIGINAL FLIGHT OF FIVE.

 

IN ALBANY, THE STATE LEGISLATURE IS EXPECTED TO VOTE ON THE “CHILD VICTIMS ACT” TODAY.

 

THE N-F-T-A HAS ANNOUNCED AN APP THAT WILL MAKE IT EASIER TO RIDE THE METRO OR A BUS.

 

SOME BUFFALO RESIDENTS GATHERED AT CANISIUS COLLEGE SUNDAY TO REMEMBER THE HOLOCAUST.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE SABRES BEGIN THEIR “PUSH TO THE PLAYOFFS” WITH BACK-TO-BACK ROAD GAMES THIS WEEK.


Hometown Headlines 1/25/19

ERIE COUNTY IS LAUNCHING AN OPIOID TASK FORCE AS THE NUMBER OF DRUG OVERDOSES CONTINUE TO RISE.

 

IN ALBANY, THE GOVERNOR HAS SIGNED OFF ON CHANGES TO NEW YORK’S VOTING LAWS.

 

STATE RESIDENTS ARE SPLIT ON CUOMO’S PROPOSED PLASTIC BAG BAN.

 

W-N-Y CONGRESSMEN REED AND HIGGINS WILL BE SERVING ON THE HOUSE SOCIAL SECURITY SUB-COMMITTEE.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR STEALING AND CRASHING A TRUCK WHILE DRUNK.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND NINE ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS.

 

ANOTHER 5200 FLU CASES WERE REPORTED BY THE STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

A NEW WINTER STORM IS AFFECTING SOUTHERN COUNTIES IN W-N-Y TODAY.

 

AND DOMINO’S IS GIVING THE CITY OF LOCKPORT A $5000 GRANT IN THEIR “PAVING FOR PIZZA” POTHOLE PROMOTION.


Hometown Headlines 1/24/19

27-YEAR-OLD JAMES WHITE OF LOCKPORT IS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER IN A 2017 OVERDOSE DEATH.

 

A LOCKPORT MAN CHARGED IN TWO SEX CRIMES RECEIVED INTERIM PROBATION IN COUNTY COURT YESTERDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE SHOOTING OF A MAN ON BRUNSWICK BOULEVARD.

 

POLICE IN WEST SENECA HAVE ID’D THE MAN AND WOMAN FOUND DEAD ON RIDGE LEA ROAD TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

THE SPCA IN ERIE COUNTY IS CARING FOR A PIT BULL FOUND IN A GARBAGE TOTE TUESDAY.

 

THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT SAYS LOCKPORT’S NORTH PARK SCHOOL NEEDS UPGRADING

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO’S LIBERAL AGENDA CLAIMED ANOTHER VICTORY WEDNESDAY WITH PASSAGE OF THE “DREAM ACT.”

 

AND SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND’S APPROVAL RATINGS WITH NEW YORK VOTERS ARE AT AN ALL-TIME LOW.


Hometown Headlines 1/23/19

CONVICTED KILLER AND SEXUAL PREDATOR WM SHRUBSALL WAS ARRAIGNED IN COUNTY COURT TUESDAY.

 

A CONVICTED RAPIST REJECTED A PLEA OFFER TUESDAY IN A SEPARATE SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE.

 

DRUG TASK FORCE AND LPD OFFICERS RAIDED THE EAST AVENUE APARTMENT OF LOCAL MAN LAST FRIDAY.

 

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

 

POLICE IN WEST SENECA ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATHS OF A MAN AND WOMAN.

 

RIGHT TO LIFE ADVOCATES ARE CALLING THE PASSING OF NY’S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ACT “LEGALIZED MURDER.”

 

FOUR YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY PLANNING AN ATTACK AGAINST A MUSLIM COMMUNITY.

 

THE BUFFALO DIOCESE HAS ANNOUNCED THE CREATION OF THE ADULT SEXUAL ABUSE TASK FORCE.

 

AND STATE POLICE ARRESTED 783 MOTORISTS FOR DRUNK DRIVING DURING ITS RECENT “HOLIDAY CRACKDOWN.”


Hometown Headlines 1/22/19

A CONVICTED KILLER AND SEXUAL PREDATOR WAS ARRESTED MONDAY AT THE U.S.-CANADIAN BORDER.

 

BARKER VILLAGE OFFICIALS VOW TO REBUILD AFTER AN EARLY MORNING BLAZE DESTROYED VILLAGE HALL MONDAY.

 

NATIONAL GRID IS LOOKING INTO THE CAUSE OF MONDAY’S POWER OUTAGE THAT AFFECTED OVER 13,000 CUSTOMERS.

 

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL KIDS IN BUFFALO HAVE ANOTHER DAY OFF TODAY DUE TO A SEVERE WIND CHILL ADVISORY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY RESIDENTS CONTINUE TO DIG OUT FROM THE WINTER STORM THAT BLEW INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON SLICK NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, THREE INCIDENTS REPORTED ON THE CITY CRIME BLOTTER THIS MORNING.

 

LIMO COMPANIES ACROSS NEW YORK ARE PUSHING BACK HARD AGAINST CUOMO’S PLAN TO OUTLAW STRETCH LIMOS.

 

AND BUFFALO SAYS GOODBYE TODAY TO BLONDINE HARVIN, THE LONG-TIME OWNER OF GIGI’S SOUL FOOD.


Hometown Headlines 1/21/19

VOLUNTEERS FROM FOUR FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A BLAZE IN SUB ZERO TEMPERATURES IN BARKER OVERNIGHT.

 

FIREFIGHTERS WERE ALSO ON THE SCENE OF AN EARLY MORNING FIRE ON BARTZ ROAD SUNDAY.

 

RESIDENTS ARE DIGGING OUT FROM THE “POLAR PUNCH” THAT BLEW INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADS SUNDAY.

 

OFFICER STEVEN TARNOWSKI HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS LPD’S NEWEST LIEUTENANT.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND SPENT THE WEEKEND IN IOWA TO DO SOME EARLY STUMPING IN HER NEW CAMPAIGN.

 

LOCAL FEDERAL WORKERS AFFECTED BY THE PARTIAL GOV’T SHUTDOWN ARE BEING OFFERED FREE BUFFETS.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 16-THOUSAND CASES OF THE FLU HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN NEW YORK.

 

AND THE RAMS AND PATRIOTS BOTH WON IN OT SUNDAY FOR THE RIGHT TO MEET IN SUPER BOWL 53 IN TWO WEEKS.


Hometown Headlines 1/18/19

A “POLAR PUNCH” IS ROLLING INTO W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND PACKING SNOW, WIND AND BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES.

 

A LEWISTON POLICE OFFICER FINDS HIMSELF ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LAW TODAY.

 

A NEWFANE MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER HE WAS ARRESTED TWICE THIS WEEK.

 

ELEVEN ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS AND FIVE ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADS THURSDAY.

 

IN NIAGARA FALLS, AN UPSET HOCKEY PLAYER TOOK OUT HIS FRUSTRATION ON THE HYDE PARK ICE PAVILLION.

 

STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS SAY MORE THAN 16-THOUSAND CASES OF THE FLU HAVE BEEN REPORTED IN NEW YORK.

 

ERIE COUNTY OFFICIALS WANT TONAWANDA COKE TO BE DECLARED A SUPERFUND SITE.

 

WELL-KNOWN LOCKPORT BASEBALL PLAYER, MANAGER AND TAVERN OWNER STAN JANICKI HAS DIED AT 75.

 

AND THE LONG SABRES ROAD TRIP STOPS IN VANCOUVER FOR A SKATE WITH THE CANUCKS TONIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/17/19

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - TWO PEOPLE ARE BEING TREATED FOR BURNS SUFFERED IN AN ALBION HOUSE FIRE.

 

HAMBURG POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A MURDER-SUICIDE THAT HAPPENED EARLY YESTERDAY IN THE VILLAGE.

 

FIVE RAIDS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE AREA THIS WEEK BY THE NIAGARA COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE AND FED AGENTS.

 

48-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH BERARD HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE VICTIM OF A FATAL CRASH ON GRAND ISLAND TUESDAY.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND A QUIET DAY ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

TESTIMONY BEGAN WEDNESDAY IN THE TRIAL OF ACCUSED RAPIST ANTHONY BUTLER OF NIAGARA FALLS.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER, A MAN IS DUE IN COURT TODAY CHARGED WITH A DOUBLE MURDER IN SODUS.

 

LOCKPORT’S DESALES CATHOLIC SCHOOL HAS RECEIVED A GIFT OF $200,000 FROM THE LATE SAM WARD.

 

AND THE SABRES DOUSED THE FLAMES 4-3 ON JACK EICHEL’S OT GOAL AT CALGARY LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/16/19

ERIE COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING A DEADLY CRASH THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT ON GRAND ISLAND.

 

SIX ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY AND SEVEN ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, POLICE HAVE MADE IN ARREST IN SUNDAY’S PIT BULL ATTACK OF A SMALL CHILD.

 

TWO LOCKPORT RESIDENTS HAVE PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO AN INDICTMENT CHARGING THEM WITH MAKING METH.

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES LAUNCHED IT’S 2019 APPEAL TUESDAY AMID THE CONTINUING SEX ABUSE SCANDAL.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO SUGGESTED A NUMBER OF BILLS WHEN HE MADE HIS STATE BUDGET ADDRESS IN ALBANY TUESDAY.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND APPEARED ON NATIONAL TV LAST NIGHT TO SAY SHE WANTS TO BE PRESIDENT.

 

NASTY WINTER WEATHER IS HEADED TOWARD W-N-Y THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND THE UB MENS BASKETBALL TEAM RALLIED TO WIN THEIR 16TH GAME OF THE SEASON LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/15/19

THREE FIRE COMPANIES RESPONDED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE ON HAMM ROAD EARLY THIS MORNING.

 

THREE ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS AND EIGHT ARRESTS ON AREA POLICE REPORTS.

 

IN BUFFALO, SEVEN PEOPLE WERE HURT WHEN A SCHOOL BUS WAS STRUCK BY A CAR YESTERDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING AFTER A CHILD WAS ATTACKED BY A PIT BULL SUNDAY.

 

TWO SOUTH STREET RESIDENTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON GANG ASSAULT CHARGES FROM AN OCTOBER ALTERCATION.

 

A SOUTHERN TIER MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR KILLING A WOMAN WHILE HUNTING ILLEGALLY.

 

SIX STORES IN NIAGARA COUNTY HAVE BEEN FINED FOR SELLING TOBACCO TO MINORS.

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO WILL SUGGEST A NUMBER OF BILLS WHEN HE MAKES HIS STATE BUDGET ADDRESS IN ALBANY TODAY.

 

AND THE SABRES GOT DRILLED BY THE OILERS 7-2 IN EDMONTON MONDAY NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/14/18

LOCKPORT PEDIATRIC DENTIST LOUIS SURACE ARRESTED ON MULTIPLE COUNTS OF SEXUALLY ABUSING A MINOR.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH AN ALLEGED SEX CRIME AGAINST A CHILD.

 

FELICIA HORTON OF MEDINA IS BEHIND BARS CHARGED WITH THE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY OF A TOPS MARKET.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE POSSIBLE POISONING OF TWO DOGS.

 

FOUR ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A SHOOTING EARLY SUNDAY MORNING IN BUFFALO’S SCHILLER PARK NEIGHBORHOOD SENT A MAN TO ECMC.

 

THE STATE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY ARE BACK IN SESSION TODAY WITH A FULL AGENDA FACING THEM.

 

SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND IS REPORTEDLY PLANNING A TRIP TO IOWA THIS WEEKEND.

 

THE “FIVE AND DIME KING” OF EAST AURORA HAS DIED. ED VIDLER PASSED AWAY SATURDAY AT AGE 90.

 

AND THE SABRES OPEN A 5-GAME ROAD TRIP IN EDMONTON TONIGHT AFTER LOSING TWICE THIS WEEKEND.


Hometown Headlines 1/11/2019

AT LEAST FOUR FIREFIGHTERS WERE TREATED AFTER A FIRE IN A HOUSE ON BUTLER AVENUE

 

A FORMER KENMORE POLICE CHIEF COULD BE SPENDING A YEAR BEHIND BARS

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN PLEADED GUILTY TO SEXUAL RELATIONS WITH A MINOR ON THURSDAY

 

THREE SEPARATE ROBBERIES OCCURRED AT 7/11’S ACROSS NORTH BUFFALO THURSDAY MORNING

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS AND A STRUCTURE FIRE TO REPORT

 

A KALEIDA HEALTH SECURITY OFFICER WAS ARRESTED AT BUFFALO GENERAL ON THURSDAY

 

A WOMAN WAS ROBBED WEDNESDAY NIGHT WHILE WAITING AT A MAIN STREET BUS STOP

 

SOME NEW RULES ON E-CIGARETTES COULD SOON BE ON THE BOOKS IN ERIE COUNTY

 

AND, JACK EICHEL MAY RETURN TO THE SABRES LINEUP TONIGHT IN CAROLINA


Hometown Headlines 1/10/19

A Woman attempted to Rob theTops Market at 7134 Rochester Road in Lockport at 5:22 Wednesday. The Sheriffs office is Looking For your Help

 

Niagara County is Changing the Way it Handles court cases involving drug addicted defendants.

 

NCCC Administrators will Host a series of public Forums January 22 as part of the Colleges search for a new  President.

 

Two  Niagara County Residents were sentenced in Niagara County Court.

 

Congressman Chris Collins wants His Pay withheld during the Government shutdown.

 

The Buffalo Bills are looking for your input on weather to Build a New stadium or Renovate New Era Field.


Hometown Headlines 1/9/19

WNY CONGRESSMEN CHRIS COLLINS AND TOM REED ARE VOICING SUPPORT FOR PRES. TRUMP’S SPEECH LAST NIGHT.

 

AS EXPECTED, DEMOCRATIC LEADERS SCHUMER AND PELOSI ARE REBUFFING THE PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF AN ELDERLY MAN PULLED FROM 18-MILE CREEK TUESDAY.

 

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

 

HOMICIDE COPS IN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING A DEADLY SHOOTING THERE TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

A 19-YEAR-OLD WAS ARRESTED MONDAY FOLLOWING A ROAD RAGE INCIDENT IN JAMESTOWN.

 

A LANCASTER CONTRACTOR IS GOING TO PRISON AND THEN FACES A $1M TAX BILL WHEN HE’S RELEASED.

 

AN EVIDENCE HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER IN THE FEDERAL CASE AGAINST CONGRESSMAN CHRIS COLLINS.

 

AND THE SABRES USED A 5-GOAL SECOND PERIOD OUTBURST TO DRILL THE DEVILS 5-1 IN BUFFALO LAST NIGHT.


Hometown Headlines 1/8/19

TWO PRIESTS WERE ADDED MONDAY TO THE DIOCESAN LIST OF THOSE CREDIBLY ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ABUSE.

 

FIVE PEOPLE WERE TREATED FOR MINOR INJURIES AFTER AN NFTA BUS CRASH IN BUFFALO MONDAY EVNING.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE BUFFALO’S FIRST HOMICIDE OF THE YEAR.

 

N.T. POLICE HAVE ID’D THE MAN WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND IN A SUBMERGED CAR IN THE ERIE CANAL LATE SATURDAY.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN WILL BE IN COURT TOM’R ON CHARGES OF BEATING A DOG SO BADLY IN HAD TO BE EUTH.

 

TEN ARRESTS IN THREE COUNTY TOWNS OVER THE WEEKEND AND TWO ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS MONDAY.

 

A TRIO OF TEENS IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY FACE CHARGES AFTER STEALING A SCHOOL BUS EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

NEW YORK STATE LAWMAKERS RETURN TO ALBANY TOMORROW TO FACE AN AGGRESSIVE AGENDA.

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE SABRES HOST THE DEVILS TONIGHT AND KYLE WILLIAMS IS NAMED TO THE NFL PRO BOWL.


Hometown Headlines 1/7/19

NINE OVERDOSES REPORTED IN BUFFALO OVER THE WEEKEND INCLUDED THREE FATALITIES.

 

POLICE IN N.T. CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF A MAN WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND IN A CAR IN THE ERIE CANAL.

 

A LOCKPORT WOMAN IS FACING D-W-I AND OTHER CHARGES AFTER A PAIR OF HIT-AND-RUNS NEW YEARS EVE.

 

TWO ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND AND TWO ARRESTS ON FALLS AND N-T POLICE REPORTS.

 

LOCKPORT POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A SHOELESS BANDIT WHO ATTEMPTED TO ROB A LOCAL 7-11 EARLY SUNDAY.

 

BUFFALO P.D. IS ATTEMPTING TO LOCATE A SUSPECT IN A “FAKE MONEY” PURCHASE AT A 7-11 ON ELMWOOD AVENUE.

 

A YOUTH COACH IN BUFFALO HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED ON CHARGES OF SOLICITING SEX WITH A MINOR.

 

FORMER DESALES HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FATHER LEHR BARKENQUEST HAS DIED IN OHIO.

 

AND THE COLTS, COWBOYS, CHARGERS AND EAGLES WERE THE “WILD CARD WEEKEND” WINNERS IN THE NFL.


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Beginning at 11 pm Friday 1/4, we welcome back Fox Sports Radio to our lineup!  FSR will be heard overnights from 11p - 5a, and weekends beginning at noon. 

 

We would also like to welcome The Ben Shapiro Show to the WNY airwaves.  His brand new show can be heard weekday afternoons 4 - 6.  

 

Our weekend lineup has been enhanced as well - Saturday mornings will feature the "Made In America" show from 6a - 7a, and beginning Saturday 1/11 automotive talk-show "The Drive" with Alan Taylor will be heard live 10a - noon.  

 

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You can check out our complete programming schedule by clicking here.  

 

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Hometown Headlines 1/4/2019

ONE PERSON WAS SHOT ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE LATE THURSDAY NIGHT

 

POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED THE BODY OF A MAN FOUND FLOATING IN WOODLAWN BEACH

 

THE MAN WHO STARTED HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND ON FIRE IN DECEMBER, HAS BEEN INDICTED

 

A TONAWANDA MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED FOR HIS ROLE IN A 2017 MURDER

 

A FIGHT BETWEEN TWO WOMEN INSIDE A NIAGARA FALLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, ENDED WITH A ROLLOVER CRASH

 

A MCKOON AVENUE RESIDENT’S TWO DOGS ATTACKED AND CHASED AWAY A BURGLAR ON MONDAY

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS AND FOUR ARRESTS ON CITY AND TOWN POLICE REPORTS

 

NIAGARA COUNTY IS REFUSING TO PROSECUTE CASES FILED UNDER THE "SEVEN-BULLET" PROVISION OF THE SAFE ACT

 

THERE'S SOME BAD NEWS FOR NIAGARA GAZETTE CUSTOMERS

 

AND, THE BUFFALO SABRES CAGED THE FLORIDA PANTHERS LAST NIGHT, 4 TO 3


Hometown Headlines 1/3/2019

A MAN'S BODY WAS FOUND IN THE WATER AT WOODLAWN BEACH ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

 

A MAN ARRESTED FOR DWI IN WHEATFIELD LAST WEEK IS A TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE OFFICER

 

AMHERST POLICE PURSUED A CAR STOLEN BY A BUFFALO MAN WEDNESDAY NIGHT

 

A DRIVER WITH THREE PASSENGERS UNDER 16 IN HIS VEHICLE WAS CHARGED WITH DWI

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS AND ELEVEN ARRESTS ON CITY POLICE REPORTS

 

A BUFFALO WOMAN WHO WAS CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING AN INFANT WAS ARRAIGNED TUESDAY

 

$2,000 WAS TAKEN FROM A BUFFALO LAUNDROMAT ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT WILL OFFER CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS FOR POLICE CHIEF

 

AND, THE BUFFALO SABRES TAKE ON THE FLORIDA PANTHERS TONIGHT WITHOUT JACK EICHEL


Hometown Headlines 1/2/2019

ONE MAN DIED IN A CRASH ON NEW YEAR'S DAY AFTER THE CAR HE WAS A PASSENGER IN SWERVED OFF THE ROAD

 

A MAN WAS CHARGED MONDAY NIGHT WITH BREAKING INTO A LOCKPORT RENT-A-CENTER

 

HUNDREDS OF WESTERN NEW YORKERS ARE STILL WITHOUT POWER RESULTING FROM THE HIGH WINDS ON NEW YEAR'S DAY

 

POLICE ARRESTED FIVE PEOPLE IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO AFTER RESPONDING TO A "SHOTS FIRED" CALL

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON COUNTY ROADWAYS, AND EIGHT ARRESTS ON CITY POLICE REPORTS

 

AN ADULT AND FOUR CHILDREN WERE DISPLACED MONDAY FOLLOWING A KITCHEN FIRE AT THEIR HOME

 

A LOCKPORT COMPANY HAS RECEIVED THE MAXIMUM FINE FOR A DOUBLE FATAL ACCIDENT FROM LAST YEAR

 

THE NEW MAYOR OF LOCKPORT WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE AT CITY HALL ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

 

AND, THE BUFFALO SABRES WILL TAKE ON THE FLORIDA PANTHERS TOMORROW NIGHT AT 7 O’CLOCK


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