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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2023-06

FRIDAY 06/30/2023

AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR A THIRD STRAIGHT DAY ACROSS ALL OF NEW YORK STATE.

 

18-YEAR-OLD McKENZIE MUNT - SHOT WHILE DRIVING IN THE FALLS MONDAY - HAS DIED FROM HER INJURIES.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - INCLUDING A CAR-ATV CRASH IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

A TRIO OF SUSPECTED BURGLARS FROM SOUTH AMERICA WERE ROUNDED UP AND CHARGED THIS WEEK BY AMHERST COPS.

 

AN ERIE COUNTY WOMAN WITH 15 LICENSE SUSPENSIONS NOW FACES FOUR D-W-I FELONIES.

 

NEW YORK STATE CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ARE SHUT DOWN UNTIL WEDNESDAY TO EASE TRAFFIC CONGESTION FOR THE 4TH OF JULY.

 

THE SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FOR KIDS IN NEW YORK KICKS OFF THIS COMING WEEK.

 

THE NIAGARA WINE TRAIL WILL HOST A WINE FESTIVAL TOM’R  AT THE CONVENTION CENTER IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO SABRES FINISHED UP AT THE NHL DRAFT BY SELECTING FOUR DEFENSEMEN IN ROUNDS 2 THRU 7.

THURSDAY 06/29/2023

AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT TODAY BECAUSE OF THE SMOKE FROM CANADIAN WILDFIRES.

 

LEGISLATION IS COMING FROM ALBANY THAT WOULD REGULATE ATTRACTIONS LIKE THE LOCKPORT CAVE TOUR.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ONE OF WHICH WAS A HIT & RUN IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS HAVE ARRESTED A MAN FOR A STABBING THAT HAPPENED OUTSIDE A GRADUATION CEREMONY LAST WEEK.

 

A FORMER FITNESS CENTER EMPLOYEE IN CLARENCE IS FACING SERIOUS PRISON TIME FOR EMBEZZLEMENT.

 

SIX OF SEVEN PRIMARY RACES IN NORTHERN ERIE COUNTY SAW CHALLENGERS DEFEAT THE ENDORSED CANDIDATE.

 

THERE WERE A FEW TENSE MOMENTS AT THE BUFFALO ZOO WEDNESDAY WHEN A 3000-POUND RHINO GOT LOOSE.

 

TICKETS TO BILLS’ TRAINING CAMP IN ROCHESTER WERE ALL CLAIMED IN LESS THAN TWO HOURS TUESDAY.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO SABRES SELECTED WINGER ZACH BENSON WITH THE 13TH OVERALL PICK ON DAY ONE OF THE NHL DRAFT.

WEDNESDAY 06/28/2023

AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY DUE TO SMOKE FROM STILL-BURNING CANADIAN WILDFIRES.

 

ESTABLISHED REPUBLICANS HELD OFF CHALLENGERS IN THE CITY AND TOWN OF LOCKPORT ON PRIMARY DAY.

 

UPSETS IN SOME GOP RACES WERE NOTED IN RURAL NIAGARA COUNTY TOWNS LIKE HARTLAND, ROYALTON AND NEWFANE.

 

MAYOR ROBERT RESTAINO HELD OFF HIS TWO CHALLENGERS FOR THE TOP JOB IN THE CITY OF NIAGARA FALLS.

 

A FEMALE FALLS TEEN CONTINUES TO CLING TO LIFE AFTER SHE WAS SHOT WHILE DRIVING MONDAY AFTERNOON.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - THEY HAPPENED IN NEWFANE AND NIAGARA FALLS.

 

AN 18-YEAR-OLD MAN IS DEAD AFTER HE WAS GUNNED DOWN IN ROCHESTER AND FOUND INSIDE A STOLEN VEHICLE.

 

ASSEMBLYMAN MIKE NORRIS HAS BROUGHT BACK THE “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” TOY DRIVE TO BENEFIT CHLDREN’S HOSPITAL.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO SABRES HAVE THE 13TH OVERALL PICK AS THE NHL DRAFT GETS UNDERWAY TODAY IN NASHVILLE.

TUESDAY 06/27/2023

A WOMAN IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER SHE WAS SHOT WHILE DRIVING IN NIAGARA FALLS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS WERE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY LAST NIGHT - THEY HAPPENED IN NEWFANE AND N-T.

 

VOTERS ACROSS THE COUNTY AND THE REGION ARE GOING TO THE POLLS ON THIS PRIMARY DAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY PLANS TO AGRESSIVELY ENFORCE A NEW LAW TARGETING THE USE OF OFF-ROAD VEHICLES ON PUBLIC ROADS.

 

DAVID MILLER OF WILLIAMSVILLE IS IN JAIL CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE FELONY COUNTS OF GRAND LARCENY.

 

A PAIR OF FLYOVERS ARE EXPECTED MID-AFTERNOON TODAY TO CELEBRATE 100 YEARS OF AIR REFUELING.

 

THE E-P-A HAS TWO OF ITS LARGEST RESEARCH VESSELS COLLECTING ENVIRONMENTAL DATA IN LAKE ONTARIO.

 

THE 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY WEEKEND IS JUST AHEAD WITH MILLIONS HITTING THE HIGHWAYS ACCORDING TO TRIPLE-A.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO SABRES HAVE THE 13TH OVERALL PICK AS THE NHL DRAFT BEGINS TOM’R IN NASHVILLE.

MONDAY 06/26/2023

A 19-YEAR-OLD MEDINA MAN WAS KILLED IN AN EARLY MORNING ROLL-OVER CRASH IN ORLEANS COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A BOAT FIRE GOT THE ATTENTION OF NIAGARA COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS SUNDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE INVESTIGATING TWO WEEKEND SHOOTINGS ON THE EAST SIDE THAT SENT A PAIR OF MEN TO ECMC.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE SAY DRUGS AND ALCOHOL WERE NOT FACTORS IN A FATAL CRASH ON A ROUTE 104 RAMP SUNDAY.

 

PRIMARY DAY IS TOMORROW WITH AN INTERESTING 3-WAY GOP PRIMARY FOR THE NEWFANE TOWN BOARD.

 

GETTING “COOL IN THE COMMUNITY POOL” IN NORTH TONAWANDA WON’T BE HAPPENING THIS SUMMER - IT’S CLOSED FOR GOOD.

 

A BLACK BEAR WAS SPOTTED ROAMING IN SEVERAL LANCASTER NEIGHBORHOODS OVER THE PAST WEEKEND.

 

THE “PRICE AT THE PUMP” REMAINS RELATIVELY STEADY FOR THE FOURTH STRAIGHT WEEK IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

 

AND – BUFFALO BILLS’ GM BRANDON BEANE AND HEAD COACH SEAN McDERMOTT HAVE SIGNED CONTRACT EXTENSIONS.

FRIDAY 06/23/2023

THE MAN WHO WAS MURDERED ON 18TH STREET IN THE FALLS MONDAY HAS BEEN ID’D AS 44-YEAR-OLD GREGORY VINCENT.

 

THE COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE ROUNDED UP TWO MORE SUSPECTED DRUG DEALERS OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - ALL OF THEM REPORTING UNKNOWN INJURIES.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DISCOVERY OF A BODY IN THE CITY’S BLACK ROCK NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

DEYANNA DAVIS OF BUFFALO HAS FINALLY FACED JUSTICE FOR RUNNING DOWN A STATE TROOPER THREE YEARS AGO.

 

PRIMARY DAY THIS TUESDAY IN NIAGARA FALLS WILL HAVE THREE DEMOCRATS VYING FOR MAYOR.

 

THE NEW YORK P-S-C HAS FINED NYSEG AND RG&E MILLIONS FOR PROVIDING POOR SERVICE TO ITS CUSTOMERS.

 

FOUR BABY LION CUBS ARE THE “TALK OF THE TOWN” AFTER BEING BORN AT THE BUFFALO ZOO THREE WEEKS AGO.

 

AND – THE 47TH ANNUAL DOWNTOWN ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL HAPPENS IN LOCKPORT THIS WEEKEND.

THURSDAY 06/22/2023

22-YEAR-OLD GREGORY WAGNER OF ORCHARD PARK WAS KILLED WHEN HE CRASHED HIS MOTORCYCLE IN ELMA TUESDAY.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - TWO OF THEM IN LOCKPORT.

 

A TWO-ALARM BLAZE IN BUFFALO YESTERDAY DID MORE THAN $600,000 DAMAGE TO TWO HOMES ON HUMBOLDT PARKWAY.

 

JOSHUA EDDY OF BUFFALO IS LOOKING AT UP TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER.

 

A DOUBLE SHOOTING IN ROCHESTER WAS FATAL FOR ONE MAN AND SERIOUSLY INJURED ANOTHER.

 

NCCC PRESIDENT WILLIAM MURABITO HAS ANNOUNCED THAT HE’LL RETIRE NEXT YEAR AFTER 58 YEARS IN THE SUNY SYSTEM.

 

THE POPULAR QUEEN OF HEAVEN CARNIVAL RETURNS TO WEST SENECA FOR THE SECOND WEEKEND OF JULY.

 

IN ORLEANS COUNTY - THE FIRST OF EIGHT “BLUE THURSDAY” CONCERTS HAPPENS TONIGHT AT STATE STREET PARK IN MEDINA.

 

AND – FORMER SABRES TOM BARRASSO AND PIERRE TURGEON HAVE BEEN TAPPED FOR THE HOCKEY HALL OF FAME.

WEDNESDAY 06/21/2023

NIAGARA FALLS P-D HAS LAUNCHED A MANHUNT FOR JUAN UBILES IN THE MONDAY MORNING MURDER OF A MAN ON 18TH STREET.

 

FALLS CITY WORKER TYRONE SPENCER WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY FOR PULLING A GUN AND THREATENING HIS BOSS.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY IN ADDITION TO THE PAIR WE REPORTED ON EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

OVERTIME HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR LOCKPORT POLICE TO STEP UP ROAD PATROLS FOR TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT.

 

THE BUFFALO WOMAN WHO RAN DOWN A STATE TROOPER IN 2020 HAS LOST HER BID TO AVOID HER SENTENCING TOMORROW.

 

A REDEDICATION WILL HAPPEN TODAY AT RUSSELL SALVATORE’S PATRIOTS & HEROES PARK ON TRANSIT ROAD.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER HAVE RELEASED NEW INFORMATION ON A FATAL SHOOTING IN THEIR CITY EARLIER THIS WEEK.

 

AN EAST AURORA COMPANY HAS SENT EQUIPMENT TO ASSIST IN THE SUBMERSIBLE SEARCH AT THE TITANIC WRECKAGE SITE.

 

AND – THE FREE WEDNESDAY CONCERT SEASON KICKS OFF TONIGHT AT GATEWAY HARBOR PARK IN NORTH TONAWANDA.

TUESDAY 06/20/2023

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE CONTINUE THEIR SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT IN A MURDER ON 18TH STREET MONDAY.

 

50-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL ROBINSON OF LOCKPORT HAS BEEN INDICTED ON FOUR FELONY DRUG CHARGES.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ONE IN PENDLETON - THE OTHER IN LEWISTON.

 

ONE PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED AFTER A FATAL SHOOTING ON HARDING ROAD IN ROCHESTER YESTERDAY.

 

A JAMESTOWN MAN IS FACING 40 YEARS IN PRISON FOR THE TRAFFIC DEATHS OF TWO PEOPLE IN SEPARATE CRASHES.

 

MEMBERS OF THE STATE ASSEMBLY ARE BACK IN THE CAPITOL TODAY TO CLEAN UP SOME LEFTOVER BUSINESS.

 

TWO MEETINGS WILL BE HELD IN BUFFALO TODAY ON THE KENSINGTON EXPRESSWAY PROJECT.

 

THE “PRICE AT THE PUMP” REMAINS RELATIVELY STEADY FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT WEEK IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND – THE MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT IS AT $300M FOR TONIGHT’S DRAWING IN THE MULTI-STATE LOTTERY.

MONDAY 06/19/2023

THREE PEOPLE DIED IN A HEAD-ON CRASH IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY THIS WEEKEND THAT HAS A BIZARRE SIDE STORY.

 

IN BUFFALO - A 42-YEAR-OLD DRIVER WAS KILLED IN A HEAD-ON CRASH FRIDAY MORNING ON BAILEY AVENUE.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY - IT INVOLVED INJURIES AND THREE MOTORCYCLES.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING INTO A PAIR OF SEPARATE SHOOTINGS SATURDAY THAT SENT TWO MEN TO ECMC.

 

REGIONALLY - TWO TEENS TOOK ROCHESTER POLICE ON A CHASE AND FOUR ARRESTS WERE MADE AT FRIDAY’S LUKE BRYAN SHOW.

 

A FALLS’ WOMAN HAS TAKEN A PLEA DEAL IN THE SHOTGUN SLAYING OF HER BOYFRIEND LAST YEAR.

 

GOVERNOR HOCHUL WANTS THE STATE PARKS DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE LOCKPORT CAVE TOURS GOING FORWARD.

 

THE HOSPITAL THAT SERVED LOCKPORT FOR OVER A CENTURY CLOSED ITS DOORS FOR GOOD SATURDAY AT 521 EAST AVENUE.

 

AND – WYNDHAM CLARK HELD STEADY TO WIN THE U-S OPEN BY A STROKE OVER RORY McILROY THIS WEEKEND.

FRIDAY 06/16/2023

LOCKPORT MAYOR MICHELLE ROMAN BLAMES NEW YORK STATE FOR NOT INVESTIGATING A 2015 CAPSIZE AT THE CAVE TOURS.

 

A CENTURY OF HEALTHCARE ON EAST AVENUE ENDS TOMORROW WITH THE CLOSING OF LOCKPORT’S HOSPITAL.

 

SIX TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - TWO OF THEM IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN BUFFALO - THE TEENAGE DRIVER IN A CRASH ON THE KENSINGTON THAT KILLED FOUR WILL BE GOING TO PRISON.

 

CAREER CRIMINAL CHARLES JONES OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND HIS NEXT 50 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR A DOUBLE MURDER.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY - TWO JAMESTOWN MEN WILL BE DOING PRISON TIME FOR DEALING DRUGS.

 

WITH A PRIMARY ELECTION COMING UP ON JUNE 27TH - THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS HAS ANNOUNCED EXTENDED HOURS.

 

BILLS’ PLAY-BY-PLAY MAN JOHN MURPHY WAS AT MINI-CAMP THIS WEEK - HE SAID HE’S STILL NOT SURE IF HE’LL BE BACK.

 

AND – TWO GOLFERS BROKE A RECORD ON DAY ONE OF THE U-S OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT IN LOS ANGELES.

THURSDAY 06/15/2023

A BIG QUESTION FOLLOWS MONDAY’S FATAL ACCIDENT AT THE LOCKPORT CAVE TOURS - WHO REGULATES AND INSPECTS THEM?

 

DRUG TASK FORCE AGENTS EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT TUESDAY AT THE GRASS MONKEY SMOKE SHOP IN WHEATFIELD.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - INCLUDING AN INJURY CRASH ON ROUTE 104.

 

STREET PAVING SEASON IS GETTING UNDERWAY IN THE FALLS AND WILL BEGIN IN THE LASALLE SECTION.

 

ASYLUM SEEKERS FROM NEW YORK CITY ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN ARRIVING IN ERIE COUNTY AS SOON AS TODAY.

 

A BUFFALO MAN HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO KILLING A BYSTANDER IN A DOUBLE SHOOTING LAST YEAR.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY - SEVERAL PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING AFTER BEING BITTEN BY A RABID GRAY FOX.

 

THOUSANDS OF RUNNERS WILL HIT THE STREETS OF BUFFALO THIS EVENING IN THE ANNUAL CORPORATE CHALLENGE.

 

AND – IN SPORTS NEWS - BUFFALO BILLS WR STEFON DIGGS WAS BACK ON THE PRACTICE FIELD AT MINI-CAMP YESTERDAY.

WEDNESDAY 06/14/2023

THE VICTIM OF MONDAY’S FATAL UNDERGROUND CAPSIZING OF A LOCKPORT CAVE TOUR BOAT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED.

 

TWENTY FEDERAL AGENTS CONDUCTED A RAID AT TAM CERAMICS IN NIAGARA FALLS YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - ONE IN NEWFANE - THE OTHER IN NORTH TONAWANDA.

 

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN A SHOOTING THAT TOOK PLACE DURING A DOMESTIC DISPUTE LAST WEEKEND.

 

IN ERIE COUNTY COURTROOMS- TWO MEN HAVE LEARNED THEIR SENTENCES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED.

 

CITY HALL IN BUFFALO WAS EVACUATED YESTERDAY FOR ABOUT AN HOUR DUE TO AN OVERHEATED ELEVATOR MOTOR.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO ANOTHER HOMICIDE AFTER A 21-YEAR-OLD MAN DIED FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS.

 

ALMOST 50 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AND MORE THAN $9M IN DRUGS SEIZED DURING A DRUG BUST IN THE FINGER LAKES.

 

AND – THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS ARE THE NEW NHL STANLEY CUP CHAMPS AFTER ROUTING FLORIDA 9-3 LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 06/13/2023

ONE PERSON IS DEAD - 11 INJURED - IN THE UNDERGROUND CAPSIZING OF A LOCKPORT CAVE TOUR BOAT MONDAY.

 

35-YEAR-OLD CHRISTOPHER CARUANA OF GRAND ISLAND HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE PILOT KILLED IN SUNDAY’S PLANE CRASH.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - BOTH IN THE WEST END OF THE COUNTY.

 

BUFFALO POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO TWO FATAL STABBINGS IN THE QUEEN CITY SUNDAY.

 

A DEPEW MAN - CONVICTED OF KILLING HIS WIFE IN 2021 - IS FACING A POSSIBLE SENTENCE OF LIFE IN PRISON.

 

CATHOLIC HEALTH IS RECONFIGURING ITS SERVICES ACROSS ALL OF NIAGARA COUNTY AS THE L-M-H OPENING NEARS.

 

IN BUSINESS NEWS - A PLASTICS MANUFACTURING FIRM FROM INDIA WANTS TO OPEN A PRODUCTION SITE IN LOCKPORT.

 

AFTER A 4-YEAR RENOVATION PROJECT - BUFFALO’S NEW AKG ART GALLERY OPENED TO THE PUBLIC YESTERDAY.

 

AND – THE DENVER NUGGETS ARE THE NEW N-B-A CHAMPS AFTER TURNING DOWN THE HEAT 94-89 LAST NIGHT.

MONDAY 06/12/2023

LOCKPORT POLICE ARE CONFIRMING THAT THEY ARE ON THE SCENE OF A CAPSIZED BOAT AT THE LOCKPORT CAVES.

 

A THIRD FATAL SMALL PLANE CRASH IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS HAPPENED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON IN THE TOWN OF PORTER.

 

THE BODY OF A SUSPECTED JUVENILE RUNAWAY WAS PULLED FROM ERIE CANAL WATERS SUNDAY BY THE L-P-D.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY - IT HAPPENED IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN BUFFALO - A MAN WAS SHOT TO DEATH IN BROAD DAYLIGHT FRIDAY ON THE CITY’S WEST SIDE.

 

FIRE IN AN APARTMENT BUILDING IN THE TOWN OF EVANS ON FRIDAY CLAIMED THE LIFE OF ONE PERSON.

 

EARLY MORNING GUNFIRE IN THE TOWN OF TONAWANDA SUNDAY SENT A 33-YEAR-OLD MAN TO ECMC WITH A LEG WOUND.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT WOMAN ESCAPED SERIOUS INJURY WHEN HER CAR CRASHED INTO A BUILDING SUNDAY IN WHEATFIELD.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A SHOOTING THAT SENT THREE PEOPLE TO THE HOSPITAL YESTERDAY.

 

AND – THE “PRICE AT THE PUMP” REMAINS RELATIVELY “FLAT” HEADING INTO THIS SECOND FULL WEEK OF JUNE.

FRIDAY 06/09/2023

DIANE FERMOILE-McAVOY HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS THE VICTIM OF WEDNESDAY’S BRUTAL MURDER IN CARLISLE GARDENS.

 

A TRIO OF SUSPECTED CAR THIEVES WERE ARRESTED THIS WEEK BY AMHERST P-D AFTER A POLICE PURSUIT.

 

IN MONROE COUNTY - THREE TEENAGERS ARE FACING STOLEN CAR CHARGES AFTER A HIGH-SPEED CHASE.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED ACROSS NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY - INCLUDING TWO WITH INJURIES.

 

OUTDOOR BREATHING MAY BE A BIT EASIER TODAY - BUT AN AIR QUALITY ALERT IS POSTED FOR A THIRD STRAIGHT DAY.

 

THE SENECA NATION SAYS AN AGREEMENT HAS BEEN REACHED WITH NEW YORK STATE ON A NEW GAMING COMPACT.

 

THE FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE SOUTHTOWNS CHAMBER FACES PRISON TIME AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO GRAND LARCENY.

 

IF WEATHER PERMITS - THE FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISES IN MEDINA KICKOFF TONIGHT AT THE ERIE CANAL BASIN.

 

AND – THE FLORIDA PANTHERS CLAWED THEIR WAY BACK INTO THE STANLEY CUP FINALS WITH A 3-2 OT WIN LAST NIGHT.

THURSDAY 06/08/2023

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN IS CHARGED WITH THE GRUESOME MURDER OF A WOMAN IN CARLISLE GARDENS YESTERDAY.

 

“COMMANDER TOM” HAS DIED - LOCKPORT NATIVE TOM JOLLS PASSED AWAY AT AGE 89 WEDNESDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS - BOTH REPORTING INJURIES - ON THE ROADS OF NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY.

 

A 45-YEAR-OLD SITE INSPECTOR WAS KILLED WEDNESDAY IN A THRUWAY WORK ZONE BETWEEN BATAVIA AND PEMBROKE.

 

IN ROCHESTER - THREE TEENAGERS ARE RECOVERING FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS AFTER A CRASH ON FROST AVENUE.

 

A TOWN OF LOCKPORT MAN HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH THE FELONY ASSAULT OF A 5-MONTH-OLD CHILD.

 

A NEARLY 8-HOUR POWER INTERRUPTION DISRUPTED BUSINESS IN DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT WEDNESDAY.

 

AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR A SECOND STRAIGHT DAY HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND – DENVER DUMPED MIAMI 109-94 IN THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND LAST NIGHT TO TAKE A 2-1 LEAD IN THE SERIES.

WEDNESDAY 06/07/2023

TWO MEN WERE KILLED YESTERDAY IN THE SECOND CRASH OF A SMALL PLANE IN NINE DAYS HERE IN WNY.

 

THREE TRAFFIC MISHAPS AND A SERIOUS CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

IN WAYNE COUNTY - A FATHER AND SON WERE KILLED ON ROUTE 104 WHEN THEIR PICKUP WAS HIT BY A TRACTOR-TRAILER.

 

AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TODAY FOR ALL EIGHT COUNTIES OF WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

BUFFALO POLICE DETECTIVES HAVE SOLVED A HOMICIDE THAT HAPPENED BACK IN EARLY APRIL.

 

THE CHEEKTOWAGA MAN WHO BRUTALLY KILLED TWO CATS IN 2021 HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS PROBATION.

 

THE BUFFALO TEACHERS FEDERATION HAS ELECTED RICH NIGRO TO LEAD THE UNION AFTER PHIL RUMORE RETIRES JUNE 30TH.

 

GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS TO THE BILLS-JAGUARS GAME IN LONDON IN OCTOBER WILL GO ON SALE SOON.

 

AND – HUGE NEWS FROM PROFESSIONAL GOLF AS THE PGA AND LIV END THEIR FEUD AND ANNOUNCE THEY’LL MERGE.

TUESDAY 06/06/2023

AN EXPLOSION AND FIRE DESTROYED ONE HOME AND DAMAGED TWO OTHERS IN MIDDLEPORT SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

A PAIR OF MEN HAVE BEEN INDICTED ON FOUR FELONY DRUG COUNTS EACH AFTER A DRUG TASK FORCE INVESTIGATION.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ONE IN N-T - THE OTHER IN THE FALLS.

 

A VETERAN STATE TROOPER IS FACING A MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE AFTER A FATAL SHOOTING IN BUFFALO LAST YEAR.

 

A TOWN OF TONAWANDA POLICE OFFICER WHO WAS INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL.

 

BUFFALO P-D HAS INCREASED PATROLS ON DELAWARE AVENUE FOLLOWING TWO RECENT HOMICIDES.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A PAIR OF SEPARATE SHOOTINGS THAT LEFT TWO PEOPLE INJURED.

 

UPSTATE DRIVERS ARE GETTING A BIT OF A BREAK ON “PRICES AT THE PUMP” THIS WEEK.

 

AND – THE VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS ARE UP 2-0 IN THE STANLEY CUP FINALS AFTER POUNDING THE PANTHERS 7-2 MONDAY.

MONDAY 06/05/2023

A FIRE IN LOCKPORT THIS MORNING AND A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY.

 

KENNETH MITCHELL OF PORTER IS CHARGED WITH DRIVING DRUNK AFTER HE SLAMMED HIS CAR INTO A BARN THIS WEEKEND.

 

MORE THAN $800,000 WAS THE DAMAGE TAB FROM A FRIDAY AFTERNOON FIRE IN AMHERST.

 

TWO WOMEN WERE KILLED IN SEPARATE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS OVER THE WEEKEND IN ONTARIO AND ALLEGANY COUNTIES.

 

A 15-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO BOY IS FACING MURDER CHARGES FROM A QUEEN CITY STREET SHOOTING LAST JUNE.

 

THE NIAGARA COUNTY LEGISLATURE HAS APPROVE A LAW THAT ALLOWS A 10% TAX EXEMPTION FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.

 

IT’S A SALUTE TO “LAW ENFORCEMENT” AT LOCKPORT’S MONDAY CLASSIC CAR CRUISE THIS EVENING.

 

A CEREMONIAL GROUNDBREAKING WILL HAPPEN IN ORCHARD PARK TODAY AT THE SITE OF THE NEW BUFFALO BILLS STADIUM.

 

AND – THE BUFFALO BANDITS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE AFTER CRUSHING COLORADO SATURDAY.

FRIDAY 06/02/2023

TWO FALLS’ WOMEN AND A TEEN ARE FACING FELONY GANG ASSAULT CHARGES FOR ATTACKING A TIM HORTON’S EMPLOYEE.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A HOUSE FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY.

 

STATE POLICE ISSUED MORE THAN 13,000 TICKETS ACROSS NEW YORK DURING THEIR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CRACKDOWN.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE AFTER A DRIVE-BY SHOOTING VICTIM DIED YESTERDAY.

 

A FORMER WEGMAN’S EMPLOYEE FROM WEBSTER HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO EMBEZZLING MORE THAN HALF A MILLION DOLLARS.

 

THE DIOCESE OF BUFFALO HAS RETURNED FATHER PATRICK MELFI BACK TO ACTIVE MINISTRY AFTER A BRIEF SUSPENSION.

 

A JUDGE IN BUFFALO HAS ORDERED RESIDENTS OF THE ELMWOOD HEIGHTS APARTMENTS TO VACATE THE CONDEMNED BUILDING.

 

THE HEAT WAVE WILL LET UP A BIT THIS WEEKEND AS REGIONAL TEMPERATURES DROP BACK TO THE MID 70’S.

 

AND – DENVER DOWNED MIAMI IN GAME ONE OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF SERIES IN THE N-B-A LAST NIGHT.

THURSDAY 06/01/2023

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - INCLUDING A CAR-DEER CRASH WITH INJURIES.

 

FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO THE CAUSE OF A BLAZE LAST NIGHT IN THE TOWN OF WHEATFIELD.

 

THE SUSPECT WHO INJURED A TONAWANDA COP MONDAY IN A HIT & RUN HAS THREE OTHER CRIMINAL CASES PENDING.

 

AN 18-YEAR-OLD BUFFALO MAN INVOLVED IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF A LOCKPORT MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED.

 

A LAWSUIT AGAINST THE CITY OF LOCKPORT OVER AMBULANCE SERVICE HAS BEEN DROPPED.

 

IN ROCHESTER - POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE TRIGGERMAN IN A SHOOTING THAT LEFT ONE PERSON SERIOUSLY INJURED.

 

THE LAST REPORT OF THE SEASON FROM NEW YORK’S “FLU TRACKER” SHOWS THE VIRUS STILL IN DECLINE LOCALLY.

 

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT IS SPONSORING TWO CITY-WIDE GARAGE SALES DURING THE MONTH OF JUNE.

 

AND – THE CHAMPIONSHIP PLAYOFF SERIES KICKOFF TONIGHT IN THE N-B-A AND SATURDAY IN THE N-H-L.

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