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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2022-12

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.

WEDNESDAY 12/28/2022

THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT COUPLE OVERCOME BY CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING ON CHRISTMAS DAY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” DEATH TOLL ACROSS NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES IS NOW OVER 30 AND EXPECTED TO GROW.

 

BUFFALO P-D HAS LAUNCHED A TASK FORCE TO HELP ROUND UP LOOTERS WHO STRUCK DURING THE HOLIDAY BLIZZARD.

 

TWO MORE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - IN THE FALLS AND THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN AMHERST - POLICE HAVE CHARGED A MAN WITH MURDERING HIS MOTHER THE DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS.

 

THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND GOT BUSY EARLY FOR LOCKPORT FIREMEN WITH 24 CALLS CHRISTMAS EVE - INCLUDING A WEST END FIRE.

 

RESIDENTIAL REFUSE COLLECTION IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT RESUMES TODAY WITH SOME “DOUBLE PICK-UPS” PLANNED.

 

THE STATE A-G’S OFFICE HAS ISSUED A CONSUMER ALERT OF PRICE GOUGING INVOLVING KID’S MEDICATIONS.

 

AND – U-B EARNED A TWO-POINT WIN OVER GEORGIA SOUTHERN IN TUESDAY’S CAMILLIA BOWL IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA.

TUESDAY 12/27/2022

THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD” DEATH TOLL IN ERIE COUNTY HAS HIT 27 AND A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN DIED YESTERDAY.

 

WESTERN NEW YORK WILL BE GETTING FEDERAL HELP AFTER THE PRESIDENT SIGNED OFF ON AN EMERGENCY DECLARATION.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY.

 

FIREFIGHTERS IN BUFFALO BATTLED A TWO-ALARM BLAZE YESTERDAY THAT LEFT 20 HOMELESS AND DAMAGED FOUR HOMES.

 

BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN WAS OUTRAGED AT LOOTING THAT TOOK PLACE DURING THE “CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD.”

 

MONROE COUNTY HAS SENT WORKERS TO ASSIST IN THE STORM CLEAN-UP HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

IT WAS AN EARLY CHRISTMAS FOR STATE LAWMAKERS WHO MET LAST WEEK TO VOTE THEMSELVES A $32,000 PAY RAISE.

 

TONIGHT’S MEGA-MILLIONS LOTTERY JACKPOT IS $565M FOR THE PLAYER WHO COMES UP WITH ALL SIX NUMBERS.

 

AND – THE SABRES RETURN TO ACTION TONIGHT AGAINST THE BLUE JACKETS AT COLUMBUS HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

THURSDAY 12/22/2022

METEOROLOGISTS SAY “OLD MAN WINTER WILL UNLEASH HIS FULL FURY” ON OUR REGION THIS WEEKEND.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS WEDNESDAY.

 

A SHARP INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF NEW COVID CASES IS REPORTED IN BOTH NIAGARA AND ERIE COUNTIES.

 

A NIAGARA MAN IS FACING 25 YEARS TO LIFE AFTER HE WAS CONVICTED OF A BRUTAL SHOTGUN SLAYING.

 

STATE LAWMAKERS ARE IN ALBANY TODAY TO VOTE THEMSELVES A $32,000 PAY RAISE FOR NEXT YEAR.

 

BUFFALO AND ROCHESTER HAVE JOINED FORCES TO SUE MAJOR FIREARMS MAKERS OVER HOW THEY MARKET GUNS.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WHO ASSAULTED A WOMAN LAST YEAR WILL SPEND THE NEXT SIX YEARS BEHIND BARS.

 

A WOMAN SERVING TIME FOR MANSLAUGHTER ADDED YEARS TO HER SENTENCE WHEN SHE TRIED TO ASSAULT A JAIL DEPUTY.

 

AND – THE WINTER STORM HAS FORCED POSTPONEMENT OF TOM’R NIGHTS GAME BETWEEN THE SABRES AND LIGHTNING.

WEDNESDAY 12/21/2022

THE WINTER STORM THAT’S HEADED FOR WESTERN NEW YORK FOR CHRISTMAS WEEKEND MAY BE HISTORIC.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS TUESDAY.

 

OTIS JOHNSON OF BUFFALO IS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER IN MONDAY’S STABBING DEATH OF AN EAST SIDE WOMAN.

 

A NIAGARA MAN IS FACING 25 YEARS TO LIFE AFTER HE WAS CONVICTED OF A BRUTAL SHOTGUN SLAYING.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - SHELBY TOWN JUSTICE DAWN KEPPLER HAS RESIGNED OVER COMMENTS SHE MADE ON FACEBOOK.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT IS PURSUING $7M-DOLLARS IN GRANTS FOR THREE DOWNTOWN PROPERTIES.

 

$7.5M IN FEDERAL FUNDS IS COMING IN THE NEW YEAR FOR REPAIRS TO THE BATTLESHIP “USS THE SULLIVANS.”

 

A SECOND “TAKE FIVE” NEW YORK LOTTERY WINNER IN TWO DAYS HAS BEEN REVEALED IN ERIE COUNTY.

 

AND – THE SABRES ARE ON A 4-GAME WINNING STREAK AS THEY PREPARE TO PLAY TAMPA BAY THIS FRIDAY.

TUESDAY 12/20/2022

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT IS BACK IN THE AMBULANCE BUSINESS AFTER LAST NIGHT’S EMERGENCY MEETING AT CITY HALL.

 

CODE BLUE SERVICES AT LOCKPORT’S SALVATION ARMY WERE CANCELLED MONDAY - THE CITY WILL STEP IN FOR NOW.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN THE COUNTY MONDAY - IT HAPPENED HERE IN LOCKPORT.

 

AN ARCTIC BLAST AND RAW WINTER WEATHER IS HEADING OUR WAY FOR CHRISTMAS WEEKEND.

 

A WILLIAMSVILLE MAN IS CHARGED WITH MAKING A TERRORIST THREAT AGAINST TWO COURT BUILDINGS IN ERIE COUNTY.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO ARE SEARCHING FOR 12-YEAR-OLD NINA BAKER WHO WENT MISSING YESTERDAY.

 

ONE ROCHESTER MAN IS GOING ON TRIAL FOR THE CAPITOL RIOTS - ANOTHER IS GOING TO FEDERAL PRISON FOR A PONZI SCHEME.

 

KALEIDA HEALTH IS HOSTING A JOB FAIR FOR R-N’S TODAY AT BUFFALO GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER.

 

AND – THE SABRES COMPLETED A “CLEAN SWEEP” OUT WEST WITH A 3-2 VICTORY IN VEGAS LAST NIGHT!

MONDAY 12/19/2022

WINTER WEATHER CONTINUES IN WESTERN NEW YORK - BUT NIAGARA COUNTY ESCAPED TODAY’S “SNOW WARNING.”

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND A FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

WEEKEND GUNFIRE ON THE STREETS OF BUFFALO WAS FATAL FOR ONE MAN AND SENT ANOTHER TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

TWO DRUG AND WEAPONS RAIDS IN BUFFALO’S BAILEY-GENESEE NEIGHBORHOOD LAST WEEK RESULTED IN THREE ARRESTS.

 

ROCHESTER COPS ROUNDED UP A TRIO OF ARMED ROBBERS BY TRACING AN ANKLE MONITOR ON ONE OF THEM.

 

TROOPERS IN FREDONIA NABBED A SHOPLIFTER LAST WEEK WHO HAS 49 PREVIOUS ARRESTS IN HIS CRIMINAL CAREER.

 

THE VISITOR CENTER AT THE NIAGARA POWER PROJECT WILL CLOSE FOR ABOUT SIX WEEKS BEGINNING TODAY.

 

A $19,000-DOLLAR WINNING “TAKE FIVE” NEW YORK LOTTERY TICKET WAS SOLD AT AN AMHERST SPEEDWAY STORE.

 

AND – THE BILLS REMAIN THE TOP SEED IN THE AFC AFTER CLINCHING A PLAYOFF BERTH BY BEATING MIAMI SATURDAY.

FRIDAY 12/16/2022

LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL PRESIDENT PAUL BEAKMAN HAS CALLED AN “EMERGENCY MEETING” ON THE AMBULANCE ISSUE.

 

ELEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - INCLUDING FIVE IN THE FALLS AND THREE IN LOCKPORT.

 

JUST ONE INJURY RESULTED FROM A MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH IN TONAWANDA YESTERDAY THAT INVOLVED A SCHOOL BUS.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 35 YEARS FOR KILLING TWO YOUNG MEN - ONE OF THEM FROM LOCKPORT.

 

IN OTHER ERIE COUNTY COURT NEWS - ONE MAN WAS SENTENCED FOR A SHOOTING - ANOTHER FOR A FATAL STABBING.

 

ROCHESTER COPS ARE LOOKING FOR THE BRAZEN BURGLAR WHO DROVE A TRUCK INTO A STORE - THEN BURGLARIZED IT.

 

NEW YORK’S NEW “PUPPY MILL BILL” BANS THE SALE OF DOGS, CATS AND RABBITS AT PET STORES STARTING IN 2024.

 

BOTH MEGA MILLIONS AND POWERBALL HAD NO WINNERS IN THEIR MOST RECENT DRAWINGS - RESULTING IN BIG WEEKEND JACKPOTS.

 

AND – THE SABRES AMBUSHED THE AVALANCHE 4-2 IN COLORADO THURSDAY NIGHT.

THURSDAY 12/15/2022

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE ISSUED ACROSS THE AREA - INCLUDING NIAGARA AND ORLEANS COUNTIES.

 

IT WAS STANDING ROOM ONLY AT LAST NIGHT’S LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL MEETING IGNITED BY THE AMBULANCE ISSUE.

 

SEVEN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS YESTERDAY.

 

WITH HOLIDAY TRAVEL RAMPING UP - LAW ENFORCEMENT ACROSS NEW YORK IS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DRUNK DRIVERS.

 

THE STATE HAS REPORTED ITS FIRST PEDIATRIC FLU DEATH AS CASES JUMP BY 64% IN THE PAST WEEK.

 

LAST NIGHT - THE ROY-HART SCHOOL BOARD VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO RETAIN JILL HECK AS SUPERINTENDENT.

 

THE MIAMI DOLPHINS MAY GET A TASTE OF REAL WESTERN NEW YORK WINTER WEATHER AT SATURDAY NIGHT’S BILLS’ GAME.

 

NFL OWNERS VOTED UNANIMOUSLY YESTERDAY TO APPROVE THE LEASE AGREEMENT FOR THE PROPOSED BILLS’ STADIUM.

 

AND – THE SABRES OPEN A THREE-GAME WESTERN ROAD TRIP IN DENVER AGAINST THE AVALANCHE TONIGHT.

WEDNESDAY 12/14/2022

A LOCKPORT MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED IN ANOTHER FATAL HIT AND RUN THAT KILLED A CITY MAN THIS PAST SPRING.

 

DETECTIVES IN THE FALLS ARE LOOKING INTO A WEEKEND HOMICIDE AND A “SUSPICIOUS” DEATH.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WITHIN 15 MINUTES OF EACH OTHER HAPPENED IN NIAGARA FALLS TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE TRYING TO TRACK DOWN THE PERSON WHO SHOT AND WOUNDED A 17-YEAR-OLD MONDAY NIGHT.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WILL SPEND 25 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR A COLD CASE HOMICIDE FROM 1978.

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLONCARZ HAS COVID-19 AND IS WORKING FROM HOME FOR A FEW DAYS.

 

ONE PERSON IS DEAD AND FOUR OTHERS INJURED AFTER ANOTHER SHOOTING ON THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER.

 

VETERAN SPORTS COLUMNIST JERRY SULLIVAN HAS BEEN FIRED FOR SEXIST COMMENTS MADE IN A PODCAST THIS WEEK.

 

AND – THE SABRES EXPLODED FOR A HALF DOZEN GOALS IN THE THIRD PERIOD LAST NIGHT AND SHUT-OUT THE KINGS 6-0.

TUESDAY 12/13/2022

THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL WILL BE REVIEWING AMBULANCE SERVICE, FOOD TRUCKS AND BIG TENTS THIS WEEK.

 

DEPUTIES WERE ON SITE AT A HIT-AND-RUN VEHICLE INCIDENT IN THE TOWN OF NEWFANE MONDAY EVENING.

 

TWO BUFFALO SISTERS ARE FACING FELONY ASSAULT CHARGES AFTER A STABBING INSIDE A CITY SCHOOL LAST WEEK.

 

THE TRIAL OF A BUFFALO WOMAN ACCUSED OF RUNNING DOWN A STATE TROOPER HAS BEEN DELAYED AGAIN.

 

A 30-YEAR-OLD ROCHESTER MAN IS RECOVERING AT STRONG MEMORIAL AFTER BEING GUNNED DOWN ON MONROE AVENUE MONDAY.

 

THE CITY OF JAMESTOWN IS FACING A MILLION-DOLLAR TAB TO DEMOLISH THE BURNED OUT CRAWFORD FURNITURE FACTORY.

 

A DORMITORY ON THE FORMER CAMPUS OF DEVEAUX SCHOOL IN THE FALLS HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR HISTORIC REGISTRY.

 

A CODE BLUE WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR AT LEAST THE NEXT TWO NIGHTS IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

AND – THE SABRES HOST THE KINGS TONIGHT AT 7 BEFORE HEADING WEST ON A THREE-GAME ROAD TRIP.

MONDAY 12/12/2022

HOMICIDE DETECTIVES IN THE FALLS ARE LOOKING FOR THE PERSON WHO SHOT AND KILLED A WOMAN SATURDAY.

 

NO ONE WAS HURT WHEN A BLAZE IN BUFFALO TORE THROUGH A VACANT BUILDING IN THE BAILEY-WEST FERRY DISTRICT.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT A SINGLE INJURY ACCIDENT SUNDAY ON COOMER ROAD IN NEWFANE.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO HAS PLACED REV PATRICK MELFI ON ADMINISTRATIVE AS THEY INVESTIGATE CHARGES.

 

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY WILL BUILD A 4-MEGAWATT SOLAR POWER FARM ON ITS LEWISTON CAMPUS.

 

IN ROCHESTER - A 35-YEAR-OLD MAN IS RECOVERING AFTER HE WAS SHOT SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

CAR THIEVES IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER RIPPED OFF A HERTZ RENTAL CAR LOT IN GATES OF 17 VEHICLES OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

AMERICA’S TWO MOST POPULAR MULTI-STATE LOTTERY GAMES REMAIN UNCLAIMED WITH A TOTAL JACKPOTS OF $525M!

 

AND – THE BILLS “WON UGLY” SUNDAY WITH A 20-12 VICTORY OVER THE JETS TO STAY ON TOP OF THE AFC.

FRIDAY 12/09/2022

A $3M-DOLLAR SETTLEMENT IN THE WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT OF TROY HODGE HAS BEEN AWARDED TO HIS ESTATE.

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WEATHER STATEMENT FOR MOST OF WNY DUE TO SLIPPERY CONDITIONS.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS THURSDAY - TWO OF THEM IN WHEATFIELD.

 

NO ONE WAS INJURED IN A THURSDAY MORNING HOUSE FIRE IN SNYDER THAT CAUSED $250,000 IN DAMAGE.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE MAN WHO ROBBED A CITIZENS BANK BRANCH ON ELMWOOD YESTERDAY.

 

ROBERT SHIBLEY IS STEPPING DOWN AS THE DEAN OF U-B’S SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AFTER 12 YEARS.

 

AMERICA’S TWO MOST POPULAR LOTTERY GAMES HAVE A COMBINED JACKPOT THIS WEEKEND OF ALMOST $500M-BUCKS!

 

A CODE BLUE REMAINS IN EFFECT IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT TONIGHT AS TEMPS DIP BELOW FREEZING AGAIN.

 

AND – THE SABRES PLAY THE PENGUINS TWICE IN A HOME-&-HOME SERIES THIS WEEKEND.

THURSDAY 12/08/2022

20-YEAR-OLD SEAN KELAHAN OF NEWFANE FACES 11 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE.

 

AN UNIDENTIFIED FALLS MAN IS IN GUARDED CONDITION AT ECMC AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A CAR TUESDAY EVENING.

 

CITY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WEDNESDAY IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

A PAIR OF FALLS MEN FACE MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER THEY FLED THE SCENE OF A TRAFFIC STOP EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

THE LOCKPORT COMMON COUNCIL SAID “NO” TO THE PROPOSED PURCHASE OF A $1.6M LADDER TRUCK FOR THE L-F-D.

 

NEGOTIATORS ARE EXPECTED BACK AT THE TABLE AS BUFFALO SCHOOLS AND THE B-T-F WORK ON A NEW LABOR CONTRACT.

 

TWO WOMEN ON PAROLE FOR DRUG CONVICTIONS IN GENESEE COUNTY HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON NEW NARCOTICS CHARGES.

 

A CODE BLUE IS IN EFFECT HERE IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT FOR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT.

 

AND – TAGE THOMPSON EXPLODED FOR FIVE GOALS IN JUST TWO PERIODS AS THE SABRES BURIED THE BLUE JACKETS 9-4.

WEDNESDAY 12/07/2022

TWIN CITY AMBULANCE WILL END SERVICE IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT AT THE END OF JANUARY.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS TUESDAY AND A FIRE IN N-T.

 

37-YEAR-OLD BOASHA BEDELL OF LOCKPORT IS IN FEDERAL CUSTODY AFTER DRUG RAIDS HERE AND IN ROCHESTER.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE ARRESTED A CITY MAN SUSPECTED IN A STRING OF ARMED ROBBERIES ON THE CITY’S EAST SIDE.

 

ERNEST GREEN OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND THE NEXT 10 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON AFTER HIS THIRD FELONY CONVICTION.

 

GRAND ISLAND ATTORNEY WILLIAM COSTELLO II HAS BEEN DISBARRED AFTER HIS FELONY CONVICTION FOR TAX EVASION.

 

ROCHESTER P-D IS LOOKING FOR WITNESSES TO A SHOOTING ON MONDAY THAT INJURED THREE YOUNG PEOPLE.

 

ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS CAN PICK UP FREE WEATHERIZATION KITS THRU THIS FRIDAY AT SOME LIBRARIES.

 

AND – THE SABRES PLAY THE BLUE JACKETS TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS SEASON - FACEOFF IS 7:30 IN COLUMBUS.

TUESDAY 12/06/2022

A JAMESTOWN MAN INVOLVED IN A FATAL CRASH SATURDAY NIGHT WAS ABOUT TO GO ON TRIAL FOR ANOTHER ROAD DEATH.

 

COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS MONDAY AND A FIRE IN THE FALLS.

 

THE NUMBERS ARE IN FOR NEW YORK’S THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CRACKDOWN ON IMPAIRED DRIVING.

 

THREE PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING AFTER THEY BECAME THE MOST RECENT VICTIMS OF GUN VIOLENCE IN ROCHESTER.

 

BUFFALO TEACHERS HAVE VOTED NO CONFIDENCE IN BOTH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND SUPERINTENDENT.

 

THE JAMESTOWN PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE A NEW REPORTING SYSTEM ALLOWING INFORMATION OF THREATS TO BE MADE ANONYMOUSLY.

 

BUFFALO DEVELOPER DOUG JEMAL HAS PURCHASED THE HISTORIC BUTLER MANSION FROM THE U-B FOUNDATION.

 

TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS MULTI-STATE LOTTERY JACKPOT DRAWING HAS REACHED $354-MILLION!

 

AND – THE BILLS ARE GETTING READY FOR THE JETS THIS SUNDAY AND WILL PLAY MIAMI ON SATURDAY NIGHT - THE 17TH!

MONDAY 12/05/2022

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN THE COUNTY - INCLUDING A TRACTOR TRAILER CRASH ON TRANSIT IN PENDLETON LAST NITE.

 

A 25-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO MAN IS THE CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE VICTIM AFTER BEING SHOT AND KILLED ON THE EAST SIDE.

 

A TRIO OF WEEKEND FIRES TO REPORT -IN BUFFALO, NIAGARA FALLS AND GENESEE COUNTY.

 

A REPEAT OFFENDER FROM JAMESTOWN IS FACING TWO FELONY COUNTS AFTER THE THEFT OF A DIRT BIKE IN RIPLEY.

 

A TEENAGE GIRL IN BUFFALO COULD SEE SERIOUS PRISON TIME AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO STABBING ANOTHER TEEN.

 

THE PROPOSED NIAGARA COUNTY BUDGET FOR NEXT YEAR WOULD DECREASE THE TAX RATE - BUT INCREASE THE TAX LEVY.

 

A NEW YORK LOTTERY TICKET SOLD IN YOUNGSTOWN LAST WEEK IS WORTH NEARLY $88,000 BUCKS!

 

GAS PRICES ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK ARE DOWN ANOTHER NICKEL - NOT ENOUGH ACCORDING TO STRESSED DRIVERS.

 

AND – THE SABRES SANK THE SHARKS 6-3 AND THE BILLS GOT SOME BIG HELP FROM SEVERAL NFL GAMES PLAYED SUNDAY.

FRIDAY 12/02/2022

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT A HEAD-ON INJURY ACCIDENT IN NEWFANE THURSDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN SOLVING A SHOOTING ON MILITARY ROAD LAST NIGHT.

 

FEDERAL AGENTS AND LOCAL COPS BUSTED A BUFFALO MAN ON TWO FELONY WEAPONS COUNTS THIS WEEK.

 

JURY SELECTION HAS BEGUN IN THE MURDER TRIAL OF A SNYDER MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GIRLFRIEND’S MOTHER.

 

AN OLEAN MAN WHO PLEADED GUILTY TO STABBING HIS FORMER GIRLFRIEND IS FACING 25 YEARS IN PRISON.

 

ROCHESTER P-D IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A WOMAN THIS WEEK AFTER A FIGHT AT A DRUG-ADDICTION CENTER.

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS! THE THRUWAY AUTHORITY IS GETTING READY TO RAISE TOLLS ON NEW YORK’S SUPERHIGHWAY.

 

THE MULTI-STATE MEGA MILLIONS LOTTERY JACKPOT IS $333M FOR TONIGHT’S DRAWING.

 

AND – THE BILLS POUNDED THE PATRIOTS 24-10 LAST NIGHT BUT THE SABRES GOT BURIED BY THE AVALANCHE 6-4.

THURSDAY 12/01/2022

STILL NO DAMAGE REPORT FROM YESTERDAY MORNING’S FIRE IN LEWISTON THAT HEAVILY DAMAGED THREE BUSINESSES.

 

A TUESDAY NIGHT BLAZE IN A 10-BAY GARAGE AT AN AMHERST APARTMENT COMPLEX DID $350,000 IN DAMAGE.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS WERE ON SITE AT THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND TWO TREES DOWN WEDNESDAY.

 

A FALLS MAN WHO MADE “GHOST GUNS” HAS PLEADED GUILTY IN COUNTY COURT TO A PAIR OF FELONY WEAPONS COUNTS.

 

IN BUFFALO - A CANINE CARE WORKER IS GOING TO JAIL FOR BRUTALLY KILLING A DOG THREE YEARS AGO.

 

A TEEN IS IN THE HOSPITAL AFTER BEING SHOT ON THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER LAST NIGHT.

 

MORE PEOPLE ARE TESTING POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN WNY - BUT NIAGARA COUNTY’S NUMBERS ARE DOWN.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT’S CODE BLUE REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW NIGHT.

 

AND – THE SABRES BLEW A 3-GOAL LEAD TO THE RED WINGS LAST NIGHT - BUT WON THE GAME 5-4 IN A SHOOT-OUT.

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