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THURSDAY 10/06/2022

A 30-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO WOMAN IS THE QUEEN CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE VICTIM AFTER SHE WAS SHOT YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

A NUMBER OF PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A BOAT CRASH ON LAKE ERIE NEAR THE BUFFALO WATER INTAKE TUESDAY.

 

ON LAND - AT LEAST ONE PERSON WAS HURT WHEN AN SUV COLLIDED WITH AN EMPTY SCHOOL BUS YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO EMERGENCY CALLS WEDNESDAY.

 

A BRAWL OUTSIDE BUFFALO’S TROUBLED McKINLEY HIGH YESTERDAY INVOLVED HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – A WOMAN LOST HER LIFE YESTERDAY IN A HOUSE FIRE IN THE TOWN OF GERRY.

 

A MAN IS UNDER ARREST IN GENEVA – ACCUSED OF SENDING A HAND GRENADE TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING.

 

FREE MAMMOGRAMS ARE BEING OFFERED IN NEW YORK DURING OCTOBER – WHICH IS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.

 

AND – IN SPORTS – THE BILLS CONTINUE TO PREPARE FOR SUNDAY’S HOME GAME AGAINST THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS.

WEDNESDAY 10/05/2022

LOCKPORT MAYOR MICHELLE ROMAN’S PROPOSED BUDGET FOR 2023 WOULD DROP THE CITY’S TAX RATE 39%.

 

TWO PEOPLE ARE FACING ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AFTER FIVE HORSES WERE SEIZED RECENTLY IN HARTLAND.

 

77-YEAR-OLD ARTHUR RUSH HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE MAN KILLED IN A FIERY CRASH IN BUFFALO MONDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO A WEST SIDE BLAZE THAT DID $300,000 IN DAMAGE TUESDAY.

 

A 16-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO GIRL HAS BEEN INDICTED ON ASSAULT CHARGES AFTER THE STABBING OF ANOTHER TEEN LAST MONTH.

 

IN ROCHESTER – NEW INFORMATION HAS BEEN REVEALED ABOUT ACCUSED COP-KILLER KELVIN VICKERS.

 

BILLIONS WILL BE INVESTED INTO THE UPSTATE ECONOMY WHEN A NEW MICROCHIP PLANT GOES ON-LINE NEAR SYRACUSE.

 

A NUMBER OF UPSTATE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS HAVE BROKEN RANKS WITH GOVERNOR HOCHUL OVER PAY FOR FARM WORKERS.

 

AND – IN SPORTS – AARON JUDGE SLAMMED HIS 62ND HOME RUN TO BREAK THE ROGER MARIS MARK SET 61 YEARS AGO.

TUESDAY 10/04/2022

A 77-YEAR-OLD MAN IS DEAD AFTER A TWO-CAR CRASH ON SENECA STREET IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FIVE EMERGENCY CALLS MONDAY.

 

SENATOR ORTT AND THE N-F-I-B ARE SPEAKING OUT STRONGLY AGAINST THE STATE’S 7.5% INCREASE IN THE MINIMUM WAGE.

 

SARAH LANZO IS THE NEW LOCKPORT CITY CLERK – TAKING OVER FROM PAUL OATES WHO RETIRED LAST WEEK.

 

IN ROCHESTER – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING ANOTHER FATAL  SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT.

 

A CANADIAN BATTERY-MAKING FIRM HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS TO OPEN A PLANT IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY NEXT FALL.

 

THE DIPSON CINEPLEX AT EASTERN HILLS MALL HAS CLOSED DUE TO A LACK OF FILMS AND CHANGING VIEWING HABITS.

 

THE ORIGINAL “BOYS OF SUMMER” ARE COMING TO BUFFALO - IN THE WINTER – THE BEACH BOYS AT SHEA’S DECEMBER 9TH.

 

AND – INJURIES CONTINUE TO PLAGUE THE BILLS AS TWO WIDE RECEIVERS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE LIST.

MONDAY 10/03/2022

TWO MEN IN THEIR 30’S AND A TEENAGE GIRL WERE INJURED BY GUNFIRE ON THE STREETS OF BUFFALO OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS SUNDAY.

 

KALEIDA HEALTH AND ITS UNIONS HAVE REACHED A TENTATIVE LABOR AGREEMENT TO AVOID A STRIKE.

 

IN ROCHESTER – POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE AND THREE SHOOTINGS WITH INJURIES THIS WEEKEND.

 

A BUFFALO MAN FACES SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON AFTER HE PLEADED GUILTY TO ASSAULTING AN ELDERLY MAN IN 2020.

 

THE PRICE AT THE PUMP DROPPED AGAIN LAST WEEK – DOWN ANOTHER 7-CENTS - BUT STILL WAY TOO HIGH FOR DRIVERS.

 

AMERICA’S BIGGEST PUMPKIN – EVER – IS ON DISPLAY RIGHT NOW AT THE GREAT PUMPKIN FARM IN CLARENCE.

 

FARM FAMILIES IN UPSTATE NEW YORK FEEL ABANDONED BY GOVERNOR HOCHUL OVER A BIG PAY RAISE FOR FARM WORKERS.

 

AND – THE BILLS RALLIED FROM A 17-POINT DEFICIT TO EDGE THE RAVENS BY A FIELD GOAL IN BALTIMORE SUNDAY.

FRIDAY 09/30/2022

A STUDENT AT KENMORE WEST HIGH SCHOOL IS IN TROUBLE FOR HAVING A BB GUN ON SCHOOL PROPERTY.

 

THE PLANNING BOARD OF ROYALTON IS GIVING APPROVAL TO A DISPUTED REZONING AT 7691 ROCHESTER ROAD. 

 

THE CRIMINAL CASE AGAINST NEW ERA CAP COMPANY CEO CHRISTOPHER KOCH IS BEING DROPPED.

 

SOME RE-ENACTORS AT OLD FORT NIAGARA ARE STAYING OFF THE BATTLEFIELD FOR NOW, THANKS TO THE STATE’S NEW GUN LAWS.

 

A NIAGARA COUNTY COURT JURY IS GIVING A “NOT GUILTY” VERTDICT TO A FALLS MAN ACCUSED OF SECOND-DEGREE MURDER. 

 

A LOCKPORT MAN IS BEING SENTENCED TO 5 YEARS IN JAIL FOR A SHOOTING INCIDENT.

 

A PAIR OF TRAFFIC INCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON THE COUNTY FIRE WIRE YESTERDAY. 

 

AND IN SPORTS - THE BUFFALO BILLS WILL BE BACK IN ACTION THIS WEEKEND AGAINST THE BALTIMORE RAVENS.  KICKOFF FOR SUNDAY'S GAME IS SET FOR ONE P-M.

THURSDAY 09/29/2022

LOCKPORT CITY CLERK AND FORMER WLVL MORNING HOST PAUL OATES IS RETIRING – EFFECTIVE TODAY.

 

NEW CASES OF COVID-19 ARE BASICALLY HOLDING STEADY IN BOTH NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WEDNESDAY.

 

MORE GUN VIOLENCE IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY AFTER A MAN WAS INJURED WHEN STRUCK ON MAIN STREET.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY MAN HAS BEEN AWARDED A $30M SETTLEMENT IN A SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT AGAINST A FORMER LUTHERAN PASTOR.

 

A 3-YEAR-OLD BOY IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER HE WAS HIT BY GUNFIRE YESTERDAY ON THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER.

 

A FREDONIA WOMAN HAS DIED FROM INJURIES SUFFERED IN A CAR CRASH LATE LAST WEEK.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY – THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED FREE VACCINATIONS FOR KIDS COVERING FIVE DISEASES.

 

AND – AS ELECTION DAY NEARS – A SIENA COLLEGE POLL SHOWS GOVERNOR HOCHUL WITH A 2-DIGIT LEAD OVER LEE ZELDIN.

WEDNESDAY 09/28/2022

ARSON IS SUSPECTED IN THE FIRE THAT DESTROYED A VACANT DUPLEX ON WASHBURN STREET IN LOCKPORT.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO FATALLY GUNNED DOWN A 17-YEAR-OLD BOY LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TUESDAY.

 

AN ALDEN MAN WILL SPEND 45 DAYS IN JAIL AND TWO YEARS ON PROBATION FOR PARTICIPATING IN U-S CAPITOL RIOTS.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY COURT JURY ACQUITTED A BUFFALO MAN MONDAY OF A FATAL STABBING IN KAISERTOWN IN 2020.

 

AN ACCUSED DRUG DEALER WENT ON TRIAL IN FEDERAL COURT TUESDAY FOR A GRUESOME TRIPLE MURDER IN 2019.

 

IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A MAN IS BEHIND BARS CHARGED WITH KILLING HIS 2-MONTH-OLD SON.

 

WESTERN O-T-B HAS SET A MEETING FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS HANDLING OF PUBLIC MONEY.

 

AND – THE DATE OF FOUR UPCOMING CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS FOR NIAGARA COUNTY POSITIONS HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED.

TUESDAY 09/27/2022

AFTER 30 MONTHS OF RESTRICTIONS AND OUTRIGHT CLOSURES – CANADA WILL RE-OPEN ITS BORDER CROSSINGS SATURDAY.

 

AN EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT IN THE FALLS YESTERDAY HAS CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A 74-YEAR-OLD MALE PEDESTRIAN.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY.

 

THE N-W-S HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTHERN ERIE AND CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY THRU TONIGHT.

 

21-YEAR-OLD ZACH DAWSON OF N-T REMAINS IN A COMA SIX WEEKS AFTER HE WAS INJURED BY A SUSPECTED DRUNK DRIVER.

 

NO CHARGES WILL BE FILED AGAINST TWO BUFFALO FIREMEN INVOLVED IN AN INCIDENT THIS PAST MARCH.

 

IN ROCHESTER – THE VICTIM OF A WEEKEND HOMICIDE HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS FORMER CITY COP WILLIAM BOOKER.

 

A ROCHESTER TEEN HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO ATTEMPTED MURDER IN A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING FROM JULY 2021 IN AMHERST.

 

AND – ANYONE WITH ALL THE RIGHT NUMBERS CAN BECOME A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE IN TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS DRAWING.

MONDAY 09/26/2022

THE PILOT OF A SINGLE-ENGINE PLANE THAT CRASHED JUST OFF TRANSIT ROAD SATURDAY IS RECOVERING AT ECMC.

 

POLICE IN KENMORE HAVE A SUSPECT IN A FATAL SHOOTING LAST WEEK – BUT HAVE YET TO IDENTIFY THE PERSON.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN IS GOING TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR 17 YEARS ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS SUNDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER – HOMICIDES HAVE HIT 62 FOR THE YEAR AFTER TWO MORE MURDERS THIS WEEKEND.

 

NINE PEOPLE WERE BUSTED IN A DRUG RAID FRIDAY AT A FAMILIAR LOCATION TO POLICE IN WESTFIELD.

 

BEGINNING TODAY – EXPANDED PATIENT VISITATION WILL RESUME AT ALL CATHOLIC HEALTH HOSPITALS.

 

GAS PRICES TICKED SLIGHTLY UP LAST WEEK AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL – BUT REMAIN DOWN IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND – THE BILLS BLEW IT IN MIAMI SUNDAY – OUTPLAYING THE DOLPHINS EVERYWHERE BUT ON THE SCOREBOARD.

FRIDAY 09/23/2022

KENMORE POLICE ARE RELEASING THE NAME OF THE MAN FOUND SHOT DEAD IN A DRIVEWAY.  THE MAN IS BEING IDENTIFIED AS 42-YEAR-OLD DAVID PIERCE. 

 

A MAN WHO ADMITTED TO THE 2015 KILLING A WOMAN IS BEING SENTENCED TO 18 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON. 

 

LOCAL LEGISLATORS ARE PUSHING BACK ON A STATE PROPOSAL THAT WOULD REDUCE THE OVERTIME THRESHOLD FOR FARM WORKERS.

 

FALLS POLICE SAY A SEARCH WARRANT ISSUED FOR A LASALLE AVE. HOME NETTED DRUGS, AMMO AND CASH. 

 

MEANWHILE, THE COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE ISSUED WARRANTS AT THREE LOCKPORT APARTMENTS. 

 

A 17-YEAR-OLD IS BEING INDICTED IN A FATAL SHOOTING OF A 16-YEAR-OLD NIAGARA FALLS GIRL. 

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL SAYS TO START PREPPING FOR HIGH ENERGY COSTS THIS WINTER.  NATIONAL FUEL EXPECTS RATES TO NEARLY DOUBLE; NATIONAL GRID SAYS ITS BILLS COULD GO UP MORE THAN 30 PERCENT.

 

GOP GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE LEE ZELDIN IS CALLING OUT GOVERNOR HOCHUL’S DECISION TO HOLD JUST ONE SINGLE DEBATE AS ELECTION DAY NEARS. 

 

AND - THE BUFFALO BILLS HEAD TO THE SUNSHINE STATE FOR SUNDAYS MATCHUP AGAINST THE MIAMI DOLPHINS.

THURSDAY 09/22/2022

THE NUMBER OF NEW CASES OF COVID-19 SPIKED UP SHARPLY IN BOTH NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTY OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

AND GAS PRICES ARE UP ACROSS MOST OF THE COUNTRY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALMOST 100 DAYS.

 

CANADIAN OFFICIALS ARE REPORTED TO BE READY TO RELAX RESTRICTIONS ON VISITS UP NORTH SOON.

 

EIGHT TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE TRIGGER PERSON IN A SHOOTING THAT SENT A WOMAN TO THE HOSPITAL TUESDAY.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS GOING TO PRISON AFTER HIS RECKLESS DRIVING RESULTED IN A CRASH THAT KILLED AN INFANT.

 

BUSINESSES SHUT DOWN BY TUESDAY’S FIRE AT BUFFALO’S WEST SIDE BAZAAR ARE LOOKING FOR A NEW LOCATION.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING THREE SHOOTINGS OVERNIGHT – ONE OF THEM WAS FATAL.

 

AND – THE BANGED-UP BILLS MAKE THEIR WAY TO MIAMI THIS WEEKEND LOOKING TO REEL IN THE DOLPHINS.

WEDNESDAY 09/21/2022

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE QUEEN CITY’S THIRD HOMICIDE IN FOUR DAYS.

 

A BLAZE IN BUFFALO DID SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE YESTERDAY TO THE WEST SIDE BAZAAR ON GRANT STREET.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

ON THE LPD POLICE REPORT – A MAN IS IN JAIL AFTER STABBING ANOTHER MAN ON PINE STREET EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

TUESDAY’S HEARING IN THE BIZARE CASE OF THE “LEWISTON PARTY HOUSE” HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL OCTOBER 4TH.

 

POLICE IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF GREECE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE THE DEATH OF A MAN WHO WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD.

 

A LACKAWANNA MAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO A FELONY IN A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN HE CAUSED LAST MONTH.

 

IN BUSINESS NEWS – LONGTIME BUFFALO MANUFACTURING FIRM COLUMBUS McKINNON IS MOVING HQS OFFICES TO CHARLOTTE.

 

AND – BUFFALO BILLS CB DANE JACKSON IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AFTER AN INJURY SCARE IN MONDAY NIGHT’S GAME.

TUESDAY 09/20/2022

AFTER 41 YEARS AS A CULVER COMMUNICATIONS STATION – WLVL HAS BEEN SOLD TO KENMORE BROADCASTING.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

A BUFFALO RIDE SHARE DRIVER IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER A MONDAY MORNING TRAFFIC STOP IN SANBORN.

 

A MOTORCYCLE OPERATOR DIED SUNDAY AFTERNOON WHEN HIS BIKE STRUCK A CAR ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING TWO HOMICIDES THAT HAPPENED OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

THE LABOR DAY CRACKDOWN ON D-W-I IN NEW YORK SAW MORE THAN 2800 DRIVERS ISSUED TICKETS.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY SHERIFF MIKE FILICETTI WILL JOIN 27 OTHER “TOP COPS” IN A RACE AT WATKINS GLEN NEXT MONTH.

 

TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IS MORE THAN $277M FOR THE PERSON WHO PICKS ALL THE RIGHT NUMBERS.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BILLS STARTED SLOW BUT CAUGHT FIRE AND BLEW OUT THE TENNESSEE TITANS 41-7 LAST NIGHT.

MONDAY 09/19/2022

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A PAIR OF WEEKEND SHOOTINGS – ONE OF THEM FATAL.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS.

 

A RECENT GRADUATE OF ORCHARD PARK HIGH SCHOOL WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN TAMPA OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A HEARING IS SCHEDULED FOR LATE OCTOBER IN THE FATAL HIT-AND-RUN THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF RICHARD HOWES.

 

IN ROCHESTER – A SHOOTING YESTERDAY SENT A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN TO STRONG MEMORIAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

THE LABOR DAY CRACKDOWN ON D-W-I IN NEW YORK SAW MORE THAN 2800 DRIVERS ISSUED TICKETS.

 

THIS IS “CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY WEEK” AND FREE CAR SEAT CHECKS ARE BEING OFFERED ACROSS NEW YORK.

 

AS GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL - THEY ARE STILL NEARLY $2-DOLLARS HIGHER THAN BEFORE BIDEN BECAME PRESIDENT.

 

AND – THE INJURY BUG HAS BITEN THE BUFFALO BILLS JUST BEFORE TONIGHT’S HOME OPENER AGAINST TENNESSEE.

FRIDAY 09/16/2022

THE NIAGARA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE IS WARNING ABOUT A WAVE OF VEHICLE THEFTS.  THIS YEAR THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAS RECEIVED 39 REPORTS OF VEHICLES STOLEN. 

 

KALEIDA WORKERS COULD BE HITTING THE PICKET LINE SOON AFTER LOCAL UNION LEADERS WERE GIVEN STRIKE AUTHORIZATION BY ITS MEMBERS. 

 

BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT DOCTOR TONJA WILLIAMS IS ISSUING A STATEMENT TO PARENTS FOLLOWING A VIOLENT INCIDENT EARLIER THIS WEEK.

 

A NIAGARA COUNTY MAN WAS ARRAIGNED IN NEWSTEAD TOWN COURT WEDNESDAY ON CHARGES OF DRUNK DRIVING AND VEHICULAR ASSAULT. 

 

A FORMER WILLIAMSVILLE SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL TRACK COACH IS BEING SENTENCED TO NEARLY A YEAR IN PRISON ON ONE COUNT OF ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD.

 

THE COUNTY LEGISLATURE IS AWARDING $44 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GRANTS TO LOCAL NON-PROFIT GROUPS FROM THE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP FUND.

 

THE BATTLE OVER BUFFALO’S GREAT NORTHERN GRAIN ELEVATOR WAGES ON. 

 

AND - THE HOME OPENER FOR THE BUFFALO BILLS IS COMING UP MONDAY NIGHT AGAINTS THE TENNESEE TITANS. 

THURSDAY 09/15/2022

VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS IS BACK IN WASHINGTON AFTER HER DAY-LONG VISIT TO BUFFALO YESTERDAY.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY – A TWO-CAR CRASH HERE IN LOCKPORT.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT RAKED IN OVER $867,000 DURING ITS AUGUST ON-LINE AUCTION OF TAX-FORECLOSED PROPERTIES.

 

AN 18-YEAR-OLD HOMELESS MAN IS FACING SEVEN CHARGES FOR HIS INVOLVEMENT IN TWO CHEEKTOWAGA CARJACKINGS.

 

A WEDNESDAY NIGHT SHOOTING IN ROCHESTER SENT A MAN TO STRONG MEMORIAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

STATE POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO WHAT CAUSED A DEADLY MOTORCYCLE CRASH IN DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER WEDNESDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – DEMOLITION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY AT THE GREAT NORTHERN GRAIN ELEVATOR.

 

NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE DOWN OVER THE PAST WEEK FROM 218 TO 176.

 

AND – BUFFALO ZOO PRESIDENT NORAH FLETCHALL HAS RESIGNED AFTER FIVE YEARS AT THE HELM.

WEDNESDAY 09/14/2022

ONE TEENAGE GIRL IS IN CUSTODY – ANOTHER IS IN THE HOSPITAL – AFTER A STABBING TUESDAY IN BUFFALO.

 

A NORTH TONAWANDA MAN IS FACING A LONG PRISON SENTENCE AFTER HE WAS CONVICTED OF A HALF DOZEN SEX CRIMES.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS TUESDAY.

 

CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE NICK LANGWORTHY HAS QUESTIONS  FOR V-P KAMALA HARRIS ON HER VISIT TO BUFFALO TODAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – A MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR HIS RECKLESS FATAL SHOOTING OF A TEENAGER BACK IN MARCH.

 

24-YEAR-OLD KYLE MICKENS OF BUFFALO HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO A DOUBLE SHOOTING IN MAY.

 

A SHOOTING OUTSIDE A ROCHESTER REC CENTER YESTERDAY SENT A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN TO STRONG MEMORIAL.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN NOW TEXT AN EMERGENCY MESSAGE WHEN THEY CONTACT 9-1-1.

 

AND – STUDENTS IN ORCHARD PARK AND FRONTIER HAVE A HALF DAY OF SCHOOL THIS MONDAY DUE TO THE BILLS GAME.

TUESDAY 09/13/2022

61-YEAR-OLD BARRY TIERNEY OF NEWFANE HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE CYCLIST KILLED IN THE LEWISTON HIT-AND-RUN SUNDAY.

 

A YOUNGSTOWN MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH DWI AND WEAPONS POSSESSION AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP IN THE FALLS SUNDAY.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WAS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO – A MAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER HE WAS SHOT LAST NIGHT ON SHIRLEY AVENUE.

 

FOR THE SECOND TIME THIS YEAR – VICE PRESIDENT HARRIS WILL BE IN BUFFALO TOMORROW.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE HAVE IDENTIFIED 17-YEAR-OLD KAASH ROBINSON AS THE PERSON KILLED IN A WEEKEND SHOOTING.

 

A STOLEN CAR FROM CANADA BOLTED THRU CUSTOMS SUNDAY AND TOOK STATE POLICE ON A 90-MILE CHASE DOWN THE THRUWAY.

 

IN SUBURBAN GREECE – THE MAN BEHIND THE WHEEL IN A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN WILL BE GOING TO PRISON.

 

AND - THE COST OF GAS CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK AND AMERICA.

MONDAY 09/12/2022

AN ACCIDENT ON SOUTH TRANSIT IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT PROVED FATAL FOR A CITY MAN SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

LEWISTON POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER IN A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN THAT KILLED A CYCLIST YESTERDAY.

 

TWO OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS INVOLVING PEDESTRIANS WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THIS WEEKEND.

 

A DOUBLE FATAL FRIDAY NIGHT IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY TOOK THE LIVES OF TWO MEN AND SERIOUSLY INJURED A WOMAN.

 

20-YEAR-OLD SKYLER HESS OF ALLEGANY COUNTY HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR HIS ROLE IN A FATAL CRASH SEPTEMBER 3RD.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO SHOT AND KILLED ONE TEENAGER AND INJURED ANOTHER.

 

IN BUFFALO – 32-YEAR-OLD BLAZE WILLIAMS WAS SENTENCED TO 14 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A SHOOTING DEATH LAST YEAR.

 

AN AGREEMENT WAS REACHED – AND A STRIKE AVERTED – BETWEEN ELDERWOOD OF LOCKPORT AND ITS UNION WORKERS.

 

AND - THE “SPOTTED LANTERNFLY” – A DESTRUCTIVE INSECT TO CROPS – HAS BEEN SPOTTED IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

FRIDAY 09/09/2022

THE BILLS ARE STARTING THE SEASON OFF WITH A BIG VICTORY OVER THE DEFENDING SUPER BOWL CHAMPIONS.  BUFFALO ROLLED TO A 31-10 VICTORY OVER THE RAMS.

 

ITS BEEN A BUSY 24 HOURS FOR FIRST RESPONSDERS IN NIAGARA COUNTY.  MULTIPLE INICDENTS REPORTED ON THE FIRE WIRE.

 

OFFICIALS IN THE LOCKPORT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT ARE LOOKING FOR INPUT FROM THE PUBLIC ABOUT WHO SHOULD BE THE NEXT SUPERINTENDENT.

 

START TIMES AT BUFFALO PUBLIC SCHOOLS BUILDINGS MIGHT END UP BEING ALTERED DUE TO AN ONGOING BUS DRIVER SHORTAGE. 

 

UPS IS PLANNING TO HIRE OVER ONE-THOUSAND PEOPLE IN BUFFALO AHEAD OF THE SEASON.

 

A ‘MANUFACTURING AND TRADES’ JOB FAIR WILL BE HELD IN TONAWANDA NEXT WEDNESDAY. 

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE STILL TRYING TO TRACK DOWN SUSPECTS IN TWO MURDERS THAT HAPPENED JUST HOURS APART.

 

WEGMANS HAS FOUND ITSELF ON TOP OF A BRAND-NEW LIST THAT'S BEEN RELEASED BY FORTUNE. THE CHAIN WAS RANKED NUMBER ONE IN THE "BEST WORKPLACES IN RETAIL" CATEGORY AMONG LARGE COMPANIES.

 

THE YANKEES WERE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE SERIES SWEEP AFTER FALLING 4-3 TO THE TWINS IN THE BRONX. 

THURSDAY 09/08/2022

AARON MOSSELL JR HIGH WAS SHUT DOWN WEDNESDAY A-M WHILE POLICE INVESTIGATED THE REPORT OF A STUDENT WITH A GUN.

 

ON THE NIAGARA COUNTY TRAFFIC WATCH – THREE ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED WEDNESDAY.

 

TALYN WILLIAMS OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO STATE PRISON FOR 27 YEARS AFTER BEING CONVICTED OF MURDER.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE ON THE TRAIL OF TWO SUSPECTS IN THE ARMED ROBBERY OF A 7-11 LAST NIGHT.

 

IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF GREECE – A SCHOOL CAFETERIA WORKER WAS FIRED FOR POINTING A GUN AT A PERSON.

 

NEW CASES OF COVID-19 IN WESTERN NEW YORK HAVE LEVELED OFF FOR NOW AND ARE DOWN BY 25 IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

MASKS ARE NOW OPTIONAL ON PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ACROSS NEW YORK AFTER BEING MANDATORY FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS.

 

ONE OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN COUNTRY MUSIC – BLAKE SHELTON – IS COMING TO BUFFALO NEXT MARCH.

 

AND DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT IS HOSTING A TAILGATE PARTY RIGHT ON MAIN STREET FOR TONIGHT’S BILLS-RAMS GAME FROM L-A.

WEDNESDAY 09/07/2022

A 30-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO MAN IS IN SERIOUS CONDITION AT ECMC AFTER HE WAS SHOT ON WALDEN AVENUE TUESDAY.

 

CHEEKTOWAGA POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A 19-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IN THE STABBING OF HER EX-BOYFRIEND MONDAY.

 

ON THE NIAGARA COUNTY TRAFFIC WATCH – FOUR ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED TUESDAY.

 

THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS STORE ON SOUTH TRANSIT HAS RE-OPENED FOLLOWING MONDAY’S SUV CRASH THERE.

 

TEN NIAGARA COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE ARRESTED IN AUGUST ON FELONY WELFARE FRAUD CHARGES.

 

AN AKRON MAN WAS BUSTED ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES STEMMING FROM AN ACCIDENT A WEEK AGO TODAY.

 

A BUFFALO DRUG TRAFFICKER IS GOING TO PRISON FOR SELLING DRUGS TO TWO PEOPLE WHO OVERDOSED AND DIED.

 

ONE PERSON DIED WHEN FIRE SWEPT THRU A ROCHESTER APARTMENT HOUSE OVERNIGHT.

 

AND PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING RETURNS TO BUFFALO TONIGHT WHEN ALL ELITE WRESTLING DEBUTS AT KEYBANK CENTER.

TUESDAY 09/06/2022

IT WAS A DEADLY LABOR DAY WEEKEND IN BUFFALO AS FOUR PEOPLE DIED VIOLENT DEATHS IN THREE INCIDENTS.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER HAVE IDENTIFIED THAT CITY’S 55TH HOMICIDE VICTIM OF THE YEAR.

 

ON THE NIAGARA COUNTY TRAFFIC WATCH – TWO ACCIDENTS MONDAY – BOTH INVOLVING VEHICLES STRIKING BUILDINGS.

 

A “ROAD RAGE” INCIDENT IN AMHERST LAST YEAR HAS LANDED A BUFFALO MAN BEHIND BARS FOR SEVEN YEARS.

 

AS CLASSES RESUME – NIAGARA COUNTY NOW HAS FIVE SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS IN PLACE.

 

IN TRAFFIC NEWS – ELMWOOD AND ALLEN IN BUFFALO WILL BE CLOSED INTO NOVEMBER FOR CONSTRUCTION WORK.

 

THE NEW YORK D-M-V HAS LAUNCHED AN ON-LINE SERVICE MAKING IT EASIER TO ACCESS IMPORTANT RECORDS.

 

GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL HERE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK – BUT NOT EVEN CLOSE TO THE LOWS OF TWO YEARS AGO.

 

AND THE N-F-L SEASON KICKS OFF THURSDAY NIGHT WHEN THE BUFFALO BILLS VISIT THE L-A RAMS.

FRIDAY 09/02/2022

BAIL WAS REVOKED YESTERDAY FOR SEAN KELAHAN OF NEWFANE ACCUSED IN A FATAL HIT-&-RUN IN LOCKPORT IN MARCH.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO HAVE TRACKED DOWN ONE OF TWO MEN IN A SHOOTING TUESDAY ON OXFORD STREET.

 

ON THE NIAGARA COUNTY TRAFFIC WATCH – FOUR ACCIDENTS REPORTED THURSDAY AND ONE THIS MORNING.

 

TURMOIL CONTINUED “OFF STAGE” AT SHEA’S BUFFALO WITH A FIRING AND THREE MORE BOARD RESIGNATIONS.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A SHOOTING THAT INVOLVED TWO BOYS - 14 AND 15 YEARS OLD.

 

A 19-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED YESTERDAY AFTER FALLING INTO THE GORGE AT HIGH FALLS IN ROCHESTER.

 

GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL HERE IN UPSTATE NEW YORK AS AMERICANS HIT THE ROAD FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

 

BOTH THE MULTI-STATE LOTTERY GAMES – MEGA MILLIONS AND POWERBALL – HAVE BIG JACKPOTS THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND THE NATIONAL BUFFALO CHICKEN WING FESTIVAL IS THE BIG REGIONAL EVENT THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND.

THURSDAY 09/01/2022

HEALTHCARE WORKERS AT MOUNT ST MARY’S HAVE RATIFIED A NEW LABOR AGREEMENT WITH THE LEWISTON HOSPITAL.

 

MEANWHILE – HERE IN LOCKPORT – THE SAME UNION HAS OK’D A STRIKE AT ELDERWOOD NURSING HOME.

 

IN NIAGARA WEDNESDAY - FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON COUNTY HIGHWAYS.

 

CONTROVERSIAL NEW GUN LAWS ARE NOW IN EFFECT IN NEW YORK DESPITE A LAST-MINUTE LEGAL CHALLENGE.

 

REALTOR LEO BENEVENTO OF NIAGARA FALLS PLEADED GUILTY TO FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES YESTERDAY.

 

NEW CASES OF COVID-19 CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN BOTH NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES.

 

WEST NILE VIRUS HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE AREA ACCORDING TO THE ERIE COUNTY D-O-H.

 

THE 21ST ANNUAL NATIONAL BUFFALO CHICKEN WING FESTIVAL HAPPENS THIS WEEKEND AT HIGHMARK STADIUM.

 

AND THE BILLS SIGNED THEIR NEW PUNTER YESTERDAY WHEN SAM MARTIN INKED A ONE-YEAR DEAL.

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