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FRIDAY 02/03/2023

A YOUNGSTOWN MAN DIED OF CARDIAC ARREST DURING AN APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE IN THE VILLAGE LAST NIGHT.

 

IT’S A “FRIGID FRIDAY” AS SUB-ZERO WIND CHILLS BLANKET ALL OF UPSTATE NEW YORK TODAY.

 

A MAN WHO ROBBED THREE SOUTH BUFFALO BANKS WITHIN A MONTH WILL SPEND UP TO SIX YEARS IN PRISON.

 

A QUEEN CITY TEEN IS HEADED TO JAIL FOR FIVE YEARS FOR THAT MANY RECENT ARMED ROBBERIES.

 

A FORMER FALLS ROOFER HAS BEEN FINED $5000 AND PAID FULL RESTITUTION AFTER DEFRAUDING CUSTOMERS.

 

TWO PEOPLE WERE SERIOUSLY HURT WHEN AN 18-WHEELER SLAMMED INTO THEIR KIA IN ALLEGANY COUNTY THIS WEEK.

 

THE REGAL CINEMAS IN THE FALLS ARE NOW KNOWN AS THE CAPITOL THEATRE AND ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS.

 

THE POWERBALL LOTTERY JACKPOT HAS HIT $700M JUST AHEAD OF TOMORROW NIGHT’S DRAWING.

 

AND – THE SABRES AND BILLS AREN’T PLAYING - BUT THE BANDITS ARE - THEY HOST ROCHESTER SATURDAY NIGHT.

THURSDAY 02/02/2023

MATHIS CALVIN III WAS INTRODUCED LAST NIGHT AS THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF LOCKPORT CITY SCHOOLS.

 

IN BUFFALO - POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A TUESDAY NIGHT SHOOTING THAT SENT A 30-YEAR-OLD MAN TO ECMC.

 

THE WOMAN WHO RAN DOWN A STATE TROOPER AT A BUFFALO PROTEST IN 2020 HAS TAKEN A PLEA DEAL.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED IN THE 3 O’CLOCK HOUR IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

 

REGIONALLY - ROCHESTER POLICE ARE DEALING WITH THE “SUSPICIOUS” DEATH OF A WOMAN TUESDAY EVENING.

 

STATE AND LOCAL DATA SHOWS THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 CONTINUES ON THE RISE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

GOP SENATE LEADER ROB ORTT SAYS GOVERNOR HOCHUL’S BUDGET CONTAINS JUST MORE TAXING AND SPENDING.

 

POPULAR NEWFANE RESTAURANT GORDIE HARPER’S WILL REMAIN OPEN UNDER THE NEW OWNERSHIP OF AN APPLETON COUPLE.

 

AND – THE SABRES GOT BLOWN OUT BY THE HURRICANES 5-1 LAST NIGHT JUST AHEAD OF THE NHL ALL-STAR BREAK.

WEDNESDAY 02/01/2023

DYLAN WEST OF LOCKPORT IS CHARGED WITH D-W-I AND SPEEDING AFTER CRASHING HIS CAR INTO A HOUSE TUESDAY.

 

THE BUFFALO MAN WHO SHOT AND KILLED ANOTHER MAN AT A STORE TWO YEARS AGO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 20 YEARS.

 

QUEEN CITY COP MITCHELL THOMAS HAS BEEN SUSPENDED WITHOUT PAY AND CHARGED WITH A WEAPONS VIOLATION.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY - A THIRD VICTIM HAS DIED FROM A DEADLY DOMESTIC ASSAULT JANUARY 11TH IN HENRIETTA.

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL LAYS OUT HER EXECUTIVE BUDGET TODAY AT THE STATE CAPITOL ALBANY.

 

THE HISTORIC OLCOTT BEACH AMPHITHEATER WILL BE RE-BUILT THIS SUMMER AS PART OF A FEDERAL PROJECT.

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY SPCA NEEDS HELP CARING FOR THE LARGE NUMBER OF DOGS CURRENTLY AT ITS FACILITY.

 

LOCKPORT’S CODE BLUE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO THIS MONDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 6TH - AT 8.

 

AND – THE SABRES HOST THE RED HOT HURRICANES TONIGHT AS CAROLINA BLOWS INTO BUFFALO ON A SIX-GAME WIN STREAK.

TUESDAY 01/31/2023

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY AND A SHED FIRE IN NEWFANE.

 

A PAIR OF FALLS MEN PLEADED GUILTY IN SEPARATE CASES IN NIAGARA COUNTY COURT MONDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE HAVE RELEASED THE NAME OF THE 78-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WHO DIED IN A FIRE LAST WEEK.

 

ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES TO LEAD THE REGION IN THE NUMBER OF FLU CASES FOLLOWED BY NIAGARA AND GENESEE COUNTIES.

 

THE STATE D-O-T WILL HOLD AN INFORMATION MEETING TODAY ON A PROPOSED COUNTY INTERSECTION PROJECT.

 

AREA VETERANS EXPOSED TO TOXINS CAN SIGN UP FOR NEW BENEFITS TOMORROW AT A V-A EVENT IN AMHERST.

 

GAS PRICES AT WESTERN NEW YORK PUMPS CONTINUE TO GO UP AGAIN THIS WEEK.

 

THREE MORE BUFFALO BILLS’ PLAYERS HAVE BEEN INVITED TO THIS SUNDAY’S PRO BOWL IN LAS VEGAS.

 

AND – THE SABRES HOST THE HURRICANES TOM’R NIGHT JUST AHEAD OF THE TEN-DAY NHL ALL-STAR BREAK.

MONDAY 01/30/2023

POLICE IN BUFFALO ARE LOOKING INTO THREE SEPARATE SHOOTINGS IN THE QUEEN CITY OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

DANIEL WYATT OF BUFFALO IS FACING SIX CHARGES IN LAST TUESDAY’S SHOOTING NEAR U-B’S AMHERST CAMPUS.

 

TWO WEEKEND TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY - ONE IN LOCKPORT - THE OTHER IN ROYALTON.

 

A WRONG-WAY 3-VEHICLE CRASH ON 1-86 NEAR JAMESTOWN CLAIMED THE LIVES OF TWO PEOPLE SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

FOUR PEOPLE ARE CHARGED AFTER NARCOTICS OFFICERS RAIDED TWO DUNKIRK DRUG HOUSES FRIDAY.

 

APPLETON CONTRACTOR JARROD VOSBURG HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO JAIL AND PROBATION FOR DEFRAUDING CUSTOMERS.

 

IN NEARBY ONTARIO - LONG-TIME MISSISSAUGA MAYOR “HURRICANE HAZEL” McCALLION HAS DIED AT AGE 101.

 

THE JACKPOT IN TONIGHT’S “POWERBALL” DRAWING IS UP TO $613M AFTER NOBODY WON IT SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

AND – THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES AND KANSAS CITY CHIEFS WILL PLAY IN SUPER BOWL 57 ON FEBRUARY 12TH.

FRIDAY 01/27/2023

A SEARCH PARTY DISCOVERED THE BODY OF 82-YEAR-OLD DIANE HARVEY OF MIDDLEPORT YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

19-YEAR-OLD DENNIS PARSON OF AMHERST HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF A FALLS MAN LAST SATURDAY.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT IN SANBORN.

 

A SLEDDING ACCIDENT ON ELLICOTT CREEK IN AMHERST ALMOST TURNED TRAGIC YESTERDAY.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY COURT NEWS - WE REPORT ON THE DISPOSITION OF THREE CRIMINAL CASES TODAY.

 

A 26-YEAR-OLD ROCHESTER MOTHER IS CHARGED WITH MURDER IN THE DEATH OF HER 1-YEAR-OLD SON.

 

A HIRING EVENT IS SCHEDULED FROM 8 TO 2 IN BUFFALO TOM’R FOR MOOG SPACE AND AIRCRAFT CONTROLS.

 

THE JACKPOT IN TOMORROW NIGHT’S POWERBALL DRAWING IS UP TO $572M! - AND “YA GOTTA BE IN IT TO WIN IT.”

 

AND – THE SABRES’ WIN STREAK HIT FIVE LAST NIGHT WHEN THEY GROUNDED THE JETS IN WINNIPEG 3-2.

THURSDAY 01/26/2023

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS - SEVERAL WITH INJURIES - REPORTED ON SLIPPERY NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS LOOKING FOR A MISSING WOMAN FROM MIDDLEPORT  - 82-YEAR-OLD DIANE HARVEY.

 

THE WOMAN CHARGED WITH ARSON IN A SPRINGVILLE APARTMENT HOUSE FIRE HAS A LONG HISTORY WITH SOUTHTOWNS POLICE.

 

THE DEATH TOLL IN THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” HAS REACHED 47 WITH FOUR MORE VICTIMS CONFIRMED THIS WEEK.

 

STATE D-O-H DATA IS SHOWING A SLIGHT INCREASE IN COVID-19 CASES ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A HOMICIDE WHERE A MAN WAS STABBED TO DEATH LAST NIGHT.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY WOMAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO PROBATION AND RESTITUTION FOR HER ROLE IN A WIRE FRAUD SCAM.

 

THE WIDOW OF LOCKPORT’S BILL MILLER - ONE TIME CANDIDATE FOR VICE-PRESIDENT - HAS CELEBRATED HER 100TH BIRTHDAY.

 

AND – THE SABRES FACE THE JETS IN WINNIPEG TONIGHT WITH A FOUR-GAME WINNING STREAK ON THE LINE.

WEDNESDAY 01/25/2023

A 27-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS WOUNDED IN AN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING TUESDAY NEAR U-B’S NORTH CAMPUS.

 

A TENANT IS CHARGED WITH ARSON AFTER A 4-UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING IN SPRINGVILLE WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE MONDAY.

 

MICHAEL MEYERS OF HAMBURG HAS BEEN INDICTED ON EIGHT FELONY WEAPONS CHARGES FOR HAVING EXPLOSIVES.

 

A REPEAT SEX OFFENDER FROM KENMORE HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN ERIE COUNTY COURT TO A FELONY SEX CHARGE.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - ON AKRON ROAD IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT HAS EXTENDED IT’S CODE BLUE THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH.

 

IN CONCERT NEWS - BROOKS & DUNN AND THE DAVE MATTHEWS BAND HAVE ANNOUNCED WESTERN NEW YORK DATES.

 

THE POWERBALL JACKPOT IS AT $526M! - AND A THIRD-PLACE TICKET WORTH $150,000 WAS SOLD IN WEST SENECA.

 

AND – THE SABRES HAVE NOW WON FOUR-IN-A-ROW AFTER BEATING THE BLUES IN ST LOUIS 5-3 LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 01/24/2023

THE DEATH OF AN INMATE AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY JAIL IS BEING INVESTIGATED BY THE SHERIFF AND STATE A-G.

 

A WILSON RESIDENT IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER FLEEING FROM A TRAFFIC STOP IN WHEATFIELD.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ON SHAWNEE ROAD IN WHEATFIELD.

 

IN LOCAL POLITICS - LOCKPORT MAYOR MICHELLE ROMAN HAS ANNOUNCED SHE WILL RUN FOR RE-ELECTION IN NOVEMBER.

 

ROCHESTER’S LATEST HOMICIDE VICTIM HAD BEEN FOUND NOT GUILTY IN A 2015 BOYS CLUB SHOOTING.

 

THE NEW YORK FLU TRACKER REPORTS 81 CASES IN ERIE COUNTY - BUT JUST 9 IN NIAGARA AND ORLEANS.

 

GAS PRICES IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE ON THE RISE AGAIN ACCORDING TO “TRIPLE A.”

 

PLANS TO BUILD A NEW BILLION-DOLLAR STADIUM FOR THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE MOVING FORWARD.

 

AND – THE SABRES WENT INTO OT TO EARN A 3-2 WIN OVER THE STARS IN DALLAS LAST NIGHT.

MONDAY 01/23/2023

FALLS POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A WEEKEND HOMICIDE AFTER A CITY MAN WAS GUNNED DOWN SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

TWO SUNDAY MORNING SHOOTINGS IN BUFFALO LEFT A MAN DEAD AND A WOMAN SERIOUSLY HURT.

 

A WOMAN WAS ARRESTED DURING A DRUG RAID FRIDAY AT A HOUSE ON TONAWANDA CREEK ROAD IN ROYALTON.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY - ON ROUTE 104 IN CAMBRIA.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY - A SERIAL BURGLAR COMMITTED TWO MORE BREAK-INS WHILE WAITING TO BE SENTENCED FOR FIVE OTHERS.

 

REGIONAL REPUBLICANS ARE CALLING ON GOV HOCHUL TO “BACK OFF” ON THE ABSURD PROPOSED BAN ON GAS APPLIANCES.

 

WILLIAMSVILLE’S DESSERT DELI WILL CLOSE IT’S DOORS FOR GOOD ON FEBRUARY 11TH.

 

TONAWANDA CPR INSTRUCTOR KAREN MAYFIELD IS BEING HAILED AS A HERO AFTER SAVING A WOMAN LAST WEEK.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BILLS SEASON ENDED WITH A THUD IN THE SNOW SUNDAY NIGHT IN A 27-10 LOSS TO CINCINNATI.

FRIDAY 01/20/2023

AN INVESTIGATION IS STILL UNDERWAY INTO THE VILLAGE OF WILSON FIRE THAT LEFT A FATHER AND HIS YOUNG CHILD INJURED WEDNESDAY.  THE 35-YEAR-OLD FATHER IS BEING IDENTIFIED AS WILLIAM S WHITMORE. 

 

THREE SUSPECTS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AFTER A SHOTS FIRED INCIDENT AT THE ROYAL PARK APARTMENT COMPLEX WEDNESDAY. 

 

THE LOCKPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS ITS FOUND AN ACCOUNTING ERROR IN ITS BUDGET PROJECTION FOR THE CITY'S AMBULANCE SERVICE.  THE COST IS NOW MUCH LOWER THAT EXPECTED. 

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLONCARZ SAYS THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING THE RECENT BLIZZARD HAS INCREASED BY THREE.

 

THE NEW BILLS STADIUM IS A STEP CLOSER TO REALITY AS THE ERIE COUNTY LEGISLATURE HAS APPROVED AN ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OF THE SITE. 

 

REGAL CINEMAS SAYS ITS CLOSING 39 THEATRES ACROSS THE COUNTRY INCLUDING THE TRANSIT CENTER 18 AND IMAX AND THE ELMWOOD CENTER 16.  

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE BACK IN ACTION SUNDAY AGAINST THE DEFENDING AFC CHAMPION CINCINNATI BENGALS.

 

AND THE SABRES SNAPPED A TWO-GAME LOSING SKID AFTER PICKING UP A MUCH-NEEDED WIN AGAINST THE ISLANDERS.

THURSDAY 01/19/2023

A MAN AND A CHILD ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER AN OVERNIGHT HOUSE FIRE IN THE VILLAGE OF WILSON.

 

THERE WAS GUNFIRE AS POLICE COLLABORATED TO SHUT-DOWN A BURGLARY IN PROGRESS IN THE TOWN OF NIAGARA YESTERDAY.

 

MAYOR ROMAN HAS APPOINTED TWO LOCKPORT WOMEN TO FINISH OUT THE TERMS OF RESIGNED COMMON COUNCIL MEMBERS.

 

FORMER LOCKPORT MAN JONATHAN PERICOZZI IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 15 YEARS FOR SEX CRIMES AGAINST HIS CHILDREN.

 

A BUFFALO MAN MAY SEE 15 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR HIS ROLE IN A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN 2017.

 

POLICE IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF GATES ARE LOOKING FOR THE DRIVER WHO RAN DOWN AND KILLED A WOMAN SUNDAY.

 

IN ALLEGANY COUNTY - 67-YEAR-OLD SAM GIROD OF FILLMORE IS FACING NEW CHARGES OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.

 

THE STATE D-O-H SAYS THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN WESTERN NEW YORK IS DECLINING - JUST ONE NEW CASE HERE LAST WEEK.

 

AND – THE SABRES WILL RETIRE RYAN MILLER’S #30 JERSEY JUST BEFORE TONIGHT’S GAME WITH THE ISLANDERS.

WEDNESDAY 01/18/2023

TICKETS FOR A POSSIBLE NEUTRAL-SITE AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME BETWEEN THE BILLS AND CHIEFS IN ATLANTA ARE ON SALE.

 

INVESTIGATORS ARRESTED A NIAGARA COUNTY WOMAN TUESDAY ON A CHARGE OF ATTEMPTED GRAND LARCENY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON SLICK NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

DRUG BUSTERS IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY MADE FOUR ARRESTS DURING A SERIES OF RAIDS IN JAMESTOWN TUESDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - A MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLY MAKING THREATS AGAINST THE MONROE COUNTY EXECUTIVE.

 

A T-S-A REPORT SHOWS THE NUMBER OF GUNS DETECTED AT UPSTATE NEW YORK AIRPORTS INCREASED LAST YEAR.

 

STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL LETITIA JAMES WILL HOLD A HEARING IN BUFFALO TODAY ON REGIONAL MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS.

 

IKEA SHOPPERS IN WESTERN NEW YORK NOW HAVE A PICK-UP LOCATION FOR ON-LINE PURCHASES.

 

AND – IT WAS BACK-TO-BACK LOSSES FOR THE SABRES AS CHICAGO SHADED THEM 4-3 IN OT LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 01/17/2023

A BUFFALO MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED ON A FELONY ROBBERY CHARGE FOR HOLDING UP A CONVENIENCE STORE JANUARY 4TH.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY INMATE ADDED ANOTHER CHARGE AFTER HE DAMAGED AN OFFICER’S BODY CAM DURING A SCUFFLE.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY AND ONE EARLY TODAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - 19-YEAR-OLD SIDECK ROBINSON HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE CITY’S FIRST HOMICIDE VICTIM OF 2023.

 

A CONVICTED FELON IN GENESEE COUNTY IS HEADED TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR POSSESSING CHILD PORN AND FIREARMS.

 

THE NEW YORK STATE FLU TRACKER SHOWS ERIE AND NIAGARA COUNTIES WITH WNY’S MOST CASES OF THE VIRUS.

 

TOPS MARKETS HAS LAUNCHED ITS ANNUAL CHECK OUT HUNGER CAMPAIGN TO SUPPORT AREA FOOD BANKS.

 

GAS PRICES IN WESTERN NEW YORK REMAIN RELATIVELY “FLAT” FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF THE NEW YEAR.

 

AND – THE PANTHERS POUNCED EARLY AND SKATED PAST THE SABRES 4-1 MONDAY AT KEYBANK CENTER.

MONDAY 01/16/2023

A DEPEW WOMAN IS FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE AT ECMC AFTER SHE WAS HIT BY A SHOTGUN BLAST LATE LAST WEEK.

 

A SUNDAY MORNING BLAZE IN BUFFALO DID NEARING $300,000 IN DAMAGE TO A PAIR OF HOUSES ON THE WEST SIDE.

 

NO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - JUST A GARAGE FIRE LAST NIGHT.

 

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN ACCUSED OF BRUTALLY KILLING THREE DOGS WILL FACE MISDEMEANOR CHARGES - NOT FELONIES.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY - A MAN AWAITING TRIAL IN A MURDER CASE WAS ARRESTED FOR DRIVING DRUNK LAST WEEK.

 

JERRY SIMPSON OF BUFFALO WAS ARRESTED SATURDAY IN CONNECTION WITH A KILLING ON KENSINGTON JANUARY 5TH.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE TRIGGERMAN IN THAT CITY’S FIRST HOMICIDE OF THE NEW YEAR.

 

SOMEONE IN MAINE WON THE $1.3B MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT - BUT TONIGHT’S POWERBALL PRIZE IS $416M!

 

AND – THE BILLS JUST “SURVIVED” THE DOLPHINS SUNDAY IN A SHAKY WILD CARD WIN TO MOVE ON IN THE PLAYOFFS.

FRIDAY 01/13/2023

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON THE HIGHWAYS OF NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

TWO BUFFALO TEENS ARE IN CUSTODY CHARGED WITH AUTO THEFT AFTER THEY WERE CAUGHT BY COPS IN TONAWANDA.

 

A BUFFALO TEENAGER WAS IN SURGERY LATE YESTERDAY AFTER BEING STABBED AT FOUNTAIN PLAZA DOWNTOWN.

 

BENJAMIN BOLTON OF AMHERST WILL SPEND 33 MONTHS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR THREATENING TO BOMB TOWN POLICE HQ’S.

 

22 PEOPLE IN BUFFALO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR LOOTING DURING THE BLIZZARD - ONLY 11 HAVE BEEN ARRAIGNED.

 

A MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR MURDERING HIS PARENTS IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF HENRIETTA.

 

WEGMANS WILL HOST A VIRTUAL HIRING EVENT NEXT WEDNESDAY TO FILL HUNDREDS OF JOBS.

 

BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE OFFICIALLY BECOMES BUFFALO STATE UNIVERSITY THIS SUNDAY.

 

AND – THE SABRES GOT SHOT DOWN BY THE JETS 4-2 ON HOME ICE LAST NIGHT - THEY PLAY AT NASHVILLE TOM’R.

THURSDAY 01/12/2023

NOW 5TH WARD ALDERMAN KRISTIN BARNARD HAS RESIGNED FROM THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL CITING “PERSONAL REASONS.”

 

POLICE IN NIAGARA FALLS ARE INVESTIGATING A TWO-CAR CRASH AND A SUICIDE ON CAYUGA DRIVE LAST NIGHT.

 

TWO OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ONE EACH IN THE FALLS AND PENDLETON.

 

MULTIPLE ARRESTS WERE MADE YESTERDAY AFTER TWO DRIVERS TRIED TO ELUDE COUNTY DEPUTIES DURING TRAFFIC STOPS.

 

THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT PARENTS OF A 2-YEAR-OLD BOY WHO INJESTED FENTANYL ARE FACING ASSAULT CHARGES.

 

TWO PEOPLE ARE DEAD - ANOTHER INJURED - AFTER A DOMESTIC INCIDENT IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER.

 

NEW CASES OF COVID-19 ARE DOWN IN WESTERN NEW YORK - BUT UP SLIGHTLY HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY.

 

BILLS’ SAFETY DAMAR HAMLIN IS OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AND RECOVERING AT HOME.

 

AND – THE SABRES WRAP UP A FOUR-GAME HOME STAND TONIGHT WHEN THEY HOST THE WINNIPEG JETS AT 7.

WEDNESDAY 01/11/2022

IN LOCKPORT - ALDERMAN-AT-LARGE GINA PASCERI RESIGNED TUESDAY CITING A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT AT CITY HALL.

 

EASTERN NIAGARA HOSPITAL CEO ANNE McCAFFREY IS LEAVING IN MARCH TO TAKE THE TOP JOB AT PEOPLE INC.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN WILSON AND A JUNKYARD FIRE IN THE FALLS LATE LAST NIGHT.

 

THE TWO DRIVERS INVOLVED IN MONDAY EVENING’S CRASH ON ROUTE 104 IN NEWFANE HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

NURSES AT THE BUFFALO V-A MEDICAL CENTER SAY MANAGEMENT HAD NO PLAN IN PLACE FOR THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD.”

 

PUBLIC SAFETY WAS AMONG THE TOP PRIORITIES CITED BY GOV HOCHUL IN YESTERDAY’S “STATE OF THE STATE” ADDRESS.

 

THE MEGA-MILLIONS LOTTERY JACKPOT JUST KEEPS ON GROWING AS TONIGHT’S TOP PRIZE NOW EXCEEDS $1.3B!

 

BILLS’ FANS LOOKING FOR TICKETS TO SUNDAY’S PLAYOFF GAME WITH MIAMI ARE BEING WARNED ABOUT SCAMMERS.

 

AND – THE SABRES GOT CLIPPED BY THE KRACKEN 4-3 ON HOME ICE TUESDAY NIGHT.

TUESDAY 01/10/2023

A WEEK AFTER SUFFERING CARDIAC ARREST IN CINCINNATI - BUFFALO BILLS’ SAFETY DAMAR HAMLIN IS BACK IN BUFFALO.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT WITH A SERIOUS INJURY HAPPENED IN THE TOWN OF NEWFANE EARLY LAST EVENING.

 

A RETIRED NEW YORK STATE POLICE SERGEANT WILL APPEAR IN FEDERAL COURT IN ROCHESTER TODAY TO FACE CHARGES.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT IS LOOKING FOR RICHIE RUSSELL OF NIAGARA FALLS REGARDING THE SHOOTING DEATHS OF THREE DOGS.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO HAVE MADE A 22ND ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH LOOTING DURING THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD.”

 

A MAN IN MENTAL DISTRESS WAS “TALKED DOWN” BY POLICE FROM A BUFFALO TV TOWER SUNDAY NIGHT.

 

AN A&W ROOT BEER RESTAURANT IS BEING PLANNED FOR RAINBOW BOULEVARD IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

PRICES AT WESTERN NEW YORK GAS PUMPS REMAIN “FLAT” AS THEY SPIKE UPWARD ELSEWHERE IN THE U-S.

 

AND – THE SABRES WERE SHUT-OUT BY THE FLYERS LAST NIGHT WHILE GEORGIA WON THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.

MONDAY 01/09/2023

WEEKEND GUNFIRE IN BUFFALO SENT AN 18-YEAR-OLD WOMAN TO ECMC AND A SUSPECT TO A CITY JAIL CELL.

 

A SHOOTING IN THE TOWN OF WILSON HAS GOTTEN THE ATTENTION OF NIAGARA COUNTY DEPUTIES.

 

WE ARE REPORTING TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - IN THE FALLS AND LOCKPORT.

 

STATE POLICE IN MONROE COUNTY ARE LOOKING INTO A FATAL CRASH ON ROUTE 104 IN WEBSTER YESTERDAY.

 

A BROCKPORT MAN WAS KILLED FRIDAY WHEN HE STEPPED IN FRONT OF A CAR IN FREDONIA.

 

LAZARUS HAYES OF THE FALLS IS FACING FROM FIVE TO LIFE IN PRISON AFTER ADMITTING TO DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

IN WASHINGTON THIS WEEKEND - THREE CONGRESS MEMBERS FROM WESTERN NEW YORK WERE SWORN IN.

 

THE LATEST VARIANT OF COVID-19 IS NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR MORE THAN HALF OF THE VIRUS CASES IN NEW YORK.

 

AND – THE BILLS WILL PLAY THE DOLPHINS IN ORCHARD PARK ON THE NFL’S “WILD CARD” WEEKEND THIS SUNDAY.

FRIDAY 01/06/2022

BUFFALO BILLS SAFETY DAMAR HAMLIN IS AWAKE AND ALERT IN CINCINNATI AND WANTS TO KNOW “WHO WON?”

 

A FEDERAL CASE AGAINST FALLS BUSINESSMAN FRANK PARLATO IS OVER WITH HE AND A CO-DEFENDANT TAKING PLEA DEALS.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - TWO OF THEM IN THE FALLS.

 

TWO PEOPLE WERE INJURED BY GUNFIRE ON KENSINGTON AVENUE IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY - NO WORD ON THEIR CONDITION.

 

IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER - A WOMAN WILL BE IN COURT TODAY IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL HIT-AND-RUN LAST JUNE.

 

ODELL WILKINS OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND THE NEXT 20 YEARS IN PRISON FOR THE SHOOTING DEATH OF PATRICK KENT IN 2020.

 

THE F-B-I WILL AWARD $25,000 TO THE PERSON WHO PROVIDES CRITICAL INFORMATION IN AN AMHERST ARSON CASE.

 

CODE BLUE IS BACK IN LOCKPORT BEGINNING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THRU WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 

AND – THE SABRES START A FOUR-GAME HOME STAND TOM’R AND THE BILLS PLAY THE PATRIOTS SUNDAY.

THURSDAY 01/05/2023

THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE SHARED AN UPDATE ON THE CONDITION OF SAFETY DAMAR HAMLIN.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY - THREE MORE PROPLE HAVE BEEN ARRAIGNED IN CONNECTION WITH LOOTING DURING THE BLIZZARD.

 

TWO BUFFALO TEENS HAVE PLEADED GUILTY TO SEPARATE ACTS OF VIOLENCE THAT HAPPENED LAST YEAR.

 

NINE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ON SLICK NIAGARA COUNTY ROADWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A PAIR OF SEPARATE SHOOTINGS THAT SENT TWO MEN TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

MOUNT ST MARY’S HAS ANNOUNCED THE TWO MEDICAL GROUPS THAT WILL PROVIDE INPATIENT AND EMERGENCY CARE.

 

NIAGARA FALLS HAS A NEW NAME AND A NEW OPERATOR FOR ITS REGAL CINEMA 12 THEATRE COMPLEX.

 

CODE BLUE IS BACK IN THE CITY BEGINNING TOM’R NIGHT AND CONTINUING THRU WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 

AND – THE NFL IS STILL LOOKING AT A NUMBER OF GAME OPTIONS FOR THE BUFFALO BILLS.

WEDNESDAY 01/04/2023

THE NFL SAYS THE BILLS-BENGALS GAME IN CINCINNATI WILL NOT RESUME THIS WEEK - OTHER OPTIONS ARE CONSIDERED.

 

DOMINIQUE CASTILE HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED ON MURDER CHARGES IN A NEW YEAR’S EVE HOMICIDE IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - INCLUDING TWO IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

DONATIONS ARE BEING COLLECTED TODAY FOR THE BUFFALO FAMILY MOURNING THE LOSS OF FIVE CHILDREN IN A FIRE.

 

THE DEATH TOLL FROM THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” HAS REACHED 42 AND MAY GO HIGHER.

 

DAMAGE COSTS FROM THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT ARE TWICE THOSE OF THE NOVEMBER SNOWSTORM.

 

A ROCHESTER MAN - SHOT BY POLICE - HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED ON A VARIETY OF CHARGES.

 

STATE LAWMAKERS ARE HEADING BACK TO ALBANY TODAY TO BEGIN THE 2023 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.

 

AND – TAGE THOMPSON’S “HAT TRICK” POWERED THE SABRES TO A 5-4 OT WIN OVER WASHINGTON LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 01/03/2023

THE BILLS-BENGALS GAME IN CINCINNATI WAS SUSPENDED LAST NIGHT AFTER SAFETY DAMAR HAMLIN SUFFERED A HEART ATTACK.

 

FIVE CHILDREN ARE NOW DEAD FOLLOWING A NEW YEAR’S EVE BLAZE IN BUFFALO’S LASALLE NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

AN ARREST HAS BEEN MADE AFTER A NIAGARA FALLS MAN WAS STABBED TO DEATH NEW YEAR’S EVE.

 

HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED - TWO IN THE TOWN OF HARTLAND.

 

STATE OFFICIALS HAVE JOINED COUNTY DEPUTIES IN THE INVESTIGATION OF AN INMATE DEATH AT THE JAIL.

 

NINE OCCUPANTS OF A LASALLE AVENUE HOME IN THE FALLS ESCAPED UNHURT FROM AN EARLY MORNING FIRE SATURDAY.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE LOOKING INTO A SHOOTING LAST NIGHT THAT SENT AN 18-YEAR-OLD TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

ERIE COUNTY CONTINUES TO LEAD WESTERN NEW YORK IN THE NUMBER OF CONFIRMED FLU CASES.

 

AND – THE SABRES WILL BE DOWN IN D-C TONIGHT TO TAKE ON THE CAPITALS AND ALEX OVECHKIN AT 7 O’CLOCK.

THURSDAY 12/29/2022

THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” DEATH TOLL IS NOW AT 38 AS THE CITY OF BUFFALO BEGINS TO RE-OPEN TODAY.

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLONCARZ CALLS BUFFALO’S BLIZZARD RESPONSE “EMBARRASSING.”

 

HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED - ALL IN THE TOWN OF WHEATFIELD.

 

A ROUTINE TRAFFIC STOP AROUND MIDNIGHT IN WHEATFIELD QUICKLY BECAME A CAR CHASE THAT RESULTED IN AN ARREST.

 

THE STATE SAYS COVID-19 SPREAD HAS INCREASED IN WNY - BUT NEW INFECTIONS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THIS WEEK ARE DOWN.

 

THE RED CROSS IN ROCHESTER IS ASSISTING SIX PEOPLE AFTER AN APARTMENT HOUSE BLAZE YESTERDAY.

 

90 EMPLOYEES AT THE ATHENEX PHARMACEUTICAL PLANT IN NEWSTEAD WILL BE OUT OF WORK THIS MARCH.

 

SOME CUSTOMERS OF NYSEG AND NATIONAL GRID CAN RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR EXTENDED POWER OUTAGES.

 

AND – THE SABRES LOOK TO GET BACK ON THE ICE TONIGHT AGAINST DETROIT AFTER HAVING TWO GAMES POSTPONED.

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