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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2024-02

THURSDAY 02/29/2024

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN - CONVICTED IN TWO SHOOTINGS - IS FACING 90 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON.

 

FORMER COUNTY LEGISLATOR WILL COLLINS WAS BACK IN CITY COURT - BUT STILL NO RESOLUTION TO HIS CRIMINAL CASE.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ONE OF THEM WITH POSSIBLE INJURIES.

 

IN BUFFALO - A SON IS IN CUSTODY AFTER ALLEGEDLY SHOOTING HIS FATHER DURING A DOMESTIC INCIDENT TUESDAY.

 

NFTA POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR A DAMAGED NISSAN PATHFINDER INVOLVED IN A HIT-&-RUN NEAR THE BUFFALO AIRPORT.

 

ONE PERSON IS DEAD - ANOTHER INJURED - AFTER A SINGLE CAR CRASH ON WEST RIDGE IN ROCHESTER YESTERDAY.

 

A LOCKDOWN AT ST JOHN FISHER HAS BEEN LIFTED FOLLOWING AN ATTEMPTED STABBING ON CAMPUS WEDNESDAY.

 

STATE REPUBLICANS ARE DEMANDING AN END TO SANCTUARY POLICIES THAT PROTECT CRIMINAL ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

 

AND - THE SABRES CONTINUE THEIR FLORIDA ROAD TRIP WITH A VISIT TO TAMPA BAY TONIGHT.

WEDNESDAY 02/28/2024

A CHEEKTOWAGA WOMAN IS CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER IN THE DRIVING DEATH OF JENNIFER HYLKEMA OF LOCKPORT MONDAY.

 

A MISSING LOCKPORT MAN TURNED UP DEAD TUESDAY PROMPTING L-P-D DETECTIVES TO LAUNCH AN INVESTIGATION.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY AND THREE OF THEM WERE IN THE CITY OF LOCKPORT.

 

NO INJURIES REPORTED AFTER A WOMAN DROVE HER CAR INTO A HOTEL SWIMMING POOL IN THE FALLS YESTERDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR THE SUSPECT IN A FATAL SHOOTING MONDAY NIGHT ON FULTON STREET.

 

ROCHESTER P-D HAS ROUNDED UP THE TRIGGERMAN THEY SAY SHOT AND KILLED ONE MAN AND INJURED ANOTHER.

 

NORTH TONAWANDA RESIDENTS WILL HAVE ONE LESS PHARMACY AFTER CVS CLOSES ITS PAYNE AVENUE STORE IN APRIL.

 

THE STATE FLU TRACKER SHOWS THE VIRUS IS STILL ACTIVE HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND - THE PANTHERS PICKED OFF THE SABRES 3-2 IN FLORIDA LAST NIGHT - NOW IT’S ON TO TAMPA TO PLAY THE LIGHTNING.

TUESDAY 02/27/2024

MORE INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED IN THE FATAL CRASH OF AN SUV IN LEWISTON EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS MONDAY - INCLUDING A MOTORCYCLE MISHAP.

 

LOCKPORT MAYOR JOHN LOMBARDI HAS SUGGESTED A NEW PARKING PLAN THAT WOULD REQUIRE REMOVING MEDIANS DOWNTOWN.

 

IN BUFFALO - BODY CAM FOOTAGE HAS BEEN RELEASED IN THE INVESTIGATION OF A FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING.

 

AN AMHERST MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR A FATAL HIT-&-RUN DURING JANUARY’S LAKE-EFFECT SNOWSTORM.

 

THE MAYOR OF OLEAN SAYS HOMELESS PEOPLE AND ILLEGAL MIGRANTS ARE NOT BEING HOUSED AT THE OLEAN CENTER MALL.

 

THE RE-TRIAL OF TIMOTHY WILLIAMS IS SET TO BEGIN TODAY IN A MONROE COUNTY COURTROOM.

 

GAS PRICES AT PUMPS ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK REMAIN ABOUT THE SAME AS LAST WEEK ACCORDING TO AAA.

 

AND - THE SABRES PLAY THE PANTHERS IN FLORIDA TONIGHT IN THE FIRST OF TWO GAMES DOWN THERE THIS WEEK.

MONDAY 02/26/2024

ONE PERSON DIED - TWO OTHERS WERE INJURED IN A SINGLE CAR CRASH IN LEWISTON EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

 

FIVE OTHER TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY - ALL OF THEM REPORTING POSSIBILE INJURIES.

 

A FATAL FIRE IN A WEST AMHERST APARTMENT COMPLEX TOOK THE LIFE OF A MAN OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

IN BUFFALO - THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO A FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

 

PAUL RUTHERFORD JR OF BARKER WAS ARRESTED FRIDAY ON GRAND LARCENY AND STOLEN PROPERTY CHARGES.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING FOR WITNESSES TO A HIT AND RUN THAT SERIOUSLY INJURED A CITY MAN YESTERDAY.

 

FIRE DID SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO A HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT ON WEST BROAD STREET IN ROCHESTER OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A SYMPOSIUM TO DISCUSS BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE TRANSFOR- MATION TAKES PLACE AT U-B TONIGHT.

 

AND - THE SABRES CLIPPED CAROLINA 3-2 IN A S-O FOR THEIR FIRST THREE-GAME WINNING STREAK OF THE SEASON.

FRIDAY 02/23/2024

A WILSON RESIDENCE HAS BEEN CONDEMNED AFTER DEAD ANIMALS AND DEPLORABLE CONDITIONS WERE DISCOVERED YESTERDAY.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - A 3-VEHICLE CRASH IN PENDLETON LATE LAST NIGHT.

 

A TWO-TIME CONVICTED FELON FROM NORTH TONAWANDA IS HEADED BACK TO PRISON ON DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES.

 

ONE PERSON IS IN CUSTODY AFTER A WEST SIDE STABBING IN BUFFALO THAT INVOLVED TWO MEN.

 

BUFFALO P-D IS LOOKING INTO A FATAL TRAIN ACCIDENT FROM LAST WEEK IN THE CITY’S BROADWAY-BAILEY DISTRICT.

 

NO CHARGES WILL BE FILED IN THE BIZARRE DEATH OF A WOMAN ON THE KENSINGTON EXPRESSWAY BACK ON FEBRUARY 8TH.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF A CITY MAN AFTER AN ALTERCATION LAST NIGHT.

 

DUE TO WHAT MAY BE THE WARMEST WINTER ON RECORD IN WNY - BUFFALO HAS NOW SUSPENDED PARKING REGS ON BUS ROUTES.

 

AND - THREE GAMES ON TAP FOR BUFFALO SPORTS FANS THIS WEEKEND - INCLUDING THE SABRES AT COLUMBUS TONIGHT.

THURSDAY 02/22/2024

AFTER 62 YEARS NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE WILL BECOME SUNY NIAGARA.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - BOTH INVOLVING TWO VEHICLES WITH UNKNOWN INJURIES.

 

32-YEAR-OLD TAURIAN NIX WAS BUSTED YESTERDAY IN A DRUG RAID ON LINWOOD AVENUE IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

IN BUFFALO - POLICE ARE WORKING TO SOLVE THE CITY’S LATEST HOMICIDE THAT HAPPENED ON CLINTON STREET.

 

QUEEN CITY FIREFIGHTERS SAY A HOUSE BLAZE ON GIBSON STREET YESTERDAY DISPLACED SEVEN PEOPLE.

 

AN AMHERST MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN DETROIT FOR A MURDER IN BUFFALO LAST SEPTEMBER.

 

WEST SENECA SUPERVISOR GARY DICKSON WILL BE THE G-O-P CANDIDATE FOR THE HIGGINS CONGRESSIONAL SEAT.

 

THREE TEENS IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER FACE SERIOUS CHARGES AFTER SLAMMING A STOLEN VEHICLE INTO A BUILDING.

 

AND - THE SABRES EDGED MONTREAL 3-2 LAST NIGHT AND NOW HEAD FOR COLUMBUS FOR A FRIDAY NIGHT SKATE.

WEDNESDAY 02/21/2024

CITY POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING AN INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT THAT WAS FATAL TO A WORKER AT BARRY STEEL YESTERDAY.


TWO INJURY ACCIDENTS ON AREA HIGHWAYS TUESDAY - ONE OF THEM REQUIRED MERCY FLIGHT.


TWO DOGS DIED IN A MID-MORNING HOUSE FIRE TUESDAY ON EDGEWOOD DRIVE IN THE TOWN OF NIAGARA.


THREE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES BATTLED A BLAZE ON MAPLE ROAD IN AMHERST EARLY YESTERDAY MORNING.


KEVIN COTTRELL OF NIAGARA FALLS ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL AFTER HE WAS ACCUSED OF FASIFYING TIME SHEETS.


LOCKPORT’S NORTHWEST BANK HAS PUT 55 EAST AVENUE UP FOR SALE AS THEY SEEK SMALLER QUARTERS.


POLICE IN FOUR OF BUFFALO’S BIGGEST SUBURBS SAY THERE’S BEEN A BIG INCREASE IN CAR THEFTS.


BOTH JAMES TAYLOR AND KENNY CHESNEY HAVE ANNOUNCED JUNE CONCERTS DATES AT DARIEN LAKE.


AND - U-B AND SYRACUSE BOTH WON IN MEN’S COLLEGE HOOPS TUESDAY AND THE SABRES PLAY IN MONTREAL TONIGHT.

TUESDAY 02/20/2024

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - ONE OF THEM IN LEWISTON REPORTED POSSIBLE INJURIES.

 

THE THIRD WEEK OF TESTIMONY IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN TODAY IN THE ERIE COUNTY CIVIL TRIAL OF RICHARD METCALF.

 

THE MOST RECENT STATE DATA INDICATES THE SPREAD OF THE FLU CONTINUES AT HIGH LEVELS IN W-N-Y.

 

A GENESEE COUNTY FIREFIGHTER IS RECOVERING AFTER HE WAS INJURED IN THE LINE OF DUTY YESTERDAY.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE SEARCHING FOR THE DRIVER WHO WAS INVOLVED IN A WEEKEND HIT-AND-RUN.

 

DEPUTIES IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY ROUNDED UP THREE OTHER MEN WHILE LOOKING FOR ONE WANTED ON AN ACTIVE WARRANT.

 

STATE POLICE HANDED OUT 6800 TICKETS ACROSS NEW YORK DURING THEIR SUPER BOWL WEEKEND D-W-I CRACKDOWN.

 

GAS PRICES IN OUR AREA DROPPED WHILE STATE AND NATIONAL PRICES INCREASED OVER THE PAST WEEK.

 

AND - THE DUCKS DOWNED THE SABRES 4-3 ON MONDAY AFTERNOON DESPITE BUFFALO OUT-SHOOTING THEM 37-15.

MONDAY 02/19/2024

TWO ROCHESTER PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER THEY FLED FROM A TRAFFIC STOP IN LOCKPORT OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY SUNDAY - ONE OF THEM REPORTED INJURIES.

 

64-YEAR-OLD PETER GWINNER OF LOCKPORT IS CHARGED WITH D-W-I AFTER STRIKING A GUARD RAIL ON GRAND ISLAND.

 

POLICE IN BUFFALO ARE INVESTIGATING TWO SHOOTINGS THAT INJURED THREE PEOPLE SATURDAY NIGHT.

 

LOUIS GOFORTH OF BUFFALO IS LOOKING AT A POSSIBLE PRISON TERM OF 25 YEARS AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER.

 

IN WAYNE COUNTY - A 21-YEAR-OLD WOMAN IS ACCUSED OF ATTACKING A DEPUTY DURING A DOMESTIC INCIDENT.

 

A FORMER LOCKPORT WOMAN IS WANTED IN TWO EMBEZZLEMENT CASES TOTALING NEARLY A MILLION DOLLARS.

 

THE BUFFALO BISONS ARE GOING “CASHLESS” AT SAHLEN FIELD THIS SEASON - FORGET YOUR CASH AND GRAB YOUR CREDIT CARD.

 

AND - THE SABRES WON ON SATURDAY AND HOST THE ANAHEIM DUCKS AT KEYBANK CENTER THIS AFTERNOON.

FRIDAY 02/16/2024

CHARGES ARE PENDING AFTER NIAGARA FALLS NARCOTICS COPS RAIDED A HOUSE ON 22ND STREET THURSDAY.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - TWO OF THEM IN THE TOWN OF ROYALTON.

 

THE GOVERNOR IS PROPOSING LEGISLATION THAT WOULD CALL FOR STATE OVERSIGHT OF ATTRACTIONS LIKE LOCKPORT CAVE.

 

THE NEW YORK A-G’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF AN INMATE AT THE ERIE COUNTY HOLDING CENTER.

 

THE WILLIAMSVILLE MAN WHO THREATENED TO BLOW UP COURT BUILDINGS IN ERIE COUNTY IS GOING TO PRISON.

 

A ROCHESTER JURY HAS CONVICTED A MAN WHO OPENED FIRE AT A HOUSE PARTY IN 2022 AND KILLED A WOMAN.

 

U-B’S CAMPUS POLICE ARE WARNING STUDENTS TO BE EXTRA VIGILANT AFTER A RASH OF AUTO BREAK-INS.

 

WITH TAX SEASON NOW IN HIGH GEAR - NCCC IS OFFERING TO HELP PEOPLE GET THEIR RETURNS IN ORDER.

 

AND - THE SABRES PUT 45 SHOTS ON GOAL LAST NIGHT AND NOT ONE OF THEM WENT IN THE NET - FLORIDA 4 BUFFALO 0.

THURSDAY 02/15/2024

LPD DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A BANK ROBBERY MONDAY AT THE M&T BRANCH AT WALNUT AND PINE.

 

LOCKPORT MAYOR JOHN LOMBARDI HAD TO CAST ANOTHER TIE BREAKING VOTE AT LAST NIGHT’S COMMON COUNCIL MEETING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - IN WHEATFIELD AND WILSON.

 

THE DELIVERY DRIVER IN A FATAL HIT-&-RUN IN ORCHARD PARK BACK IN NOVEMBER HAS PLEADED GUILTY.

 

A LAWSUIT HAS BEEN FILED BY A COSTUME COMPANY IN A FATAL FIRE THAT HAPPENED LAST MARCH IN DOWNTOWN BUFFALO.

 

A BUFFALO MAN IS AMONG THIRTEEN PEOPLE ARRESTED IN A SEX TRAFFICKING BUST IN NIAGARA FALLS ONTARIO.

 

A NEW SET OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT MAPS WILL BE VOTED ON A BY A COMMISSION IN ALBANY TODAY.

 

A GROUP OF BUSINESS OWNERS IN WILSON IS LOOKING INTO REVIVING THE VILLAGE’S DORMANT BUSINESS ASSOCIATION.

 

AND - THE FLORIDA PANTHERS ARE IN TOWN FOR A 7 O’CLOCK HOCKEY GAME WITH THE BUFFALO SABRES TONIGHT.

WEDNESDAY 02/14/2024

BUFFALO POLICE HAVE A SUSPECT IN CUSTODY AFTER A SHOOTING AT AN ELMWOOD AVENUE HIGH-RISE TUESDAY.

 

MARK PRINTUP OF CAMBRIA WILL SPEND UP TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO VEHICULAR ASSAULT.

 

JUST ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - IT HAPPENED IN LOCKPORT’S WEST END.

 

TOWN OF LOCKPORT RESIDENTS ARE ON NOTICE THAT A RACCOON FOUND THERE HAS TESTED POSITIVE FOR RABIES.

 

SENATE AND ASSEMBLY REPUBLICANS HAVE INTRODUCED A BILL TO REVERSE NEW YORK’S “SANCTUARY POLICIES.”

 

THE STATE FLU TRACKER SHOWS THE VIRUS IS HANGING ON IN WESTERN NEW YORK - ESPECIALLY IN ERIE COUNTY.

 

A WOMAN - RUN DOWN BY A SNOW PLOW IN ROCHESTER LAST NIGHT - IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION TODAY.

 

TODAY IS NOT ONLY VALENTINE’S DAY BUT ALSO ASH WEDNESDAY AND THE BEGINNING OF THE SACRED SEASON OF LENT.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO SABRES SNAPPED A 2-GAME LOSING STREAK WITH A 7-0 SHUT-OUT OF THE L-A KINGS LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 02/13/2024

A NIAGARA FALLS MAN - ROBERT WALTER - IS FACING A NUMBER OF CHARGES AFTER A HEAD-ON CRASH SATURDAY.

 

A 47-YEAR-OLD CHEEKTOWAGA WOMAN IS FIGHTING FOR HER LIFE AT ECMC AFTER SHE WAS RUN DOWN ON UNION ROAD.

 

HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY - A TANKER TRUCK CRASH AND THREE OTHER ACCIDENTS HAPPENED MONDAY.

 

APRIL 30TH HAS BEEN SET FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL THE CONGRESSIONAL SEAT VACATED BY BRIAN HIGGINS.

 

MOTORISTS HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK ARE FINDING THE “PRICE AT THE PUMP” TO BE RELATIVELY “FLAT” RIGHT NOW.

 

OFFICIALS ON BOTH SIDES OF NIAGARA FALLS ARE PREPARING FOR HUGE CROWDS FOR THE APRIL 8TH SOLAR ECLIPSE.

 

THE ROCK BAND FOREIGNER AND ROCHESTER NATIVE LOU GRAMM HAVE BEEN NOMINATED TO THE R-&-R HALL OF FAME.

 

TODAY IS SHROVE TUESDAY JUST AHEAD OF ASH WEDNESDAY AND THE SACRED SEASON OF LENT FOR CHRISTIANS.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO SABRES WILL BE OUT TO SNAP A TWO-GAME LOSING STREAK WHEN THEY PLAY THE L-A KINGS TONIGHT.

MONDAY 02/12/2024

IN BUFFALO - THREE ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE IN TWO RECENT HOMICIDE INVESTIGATIONS.

 

HERE IN NIAGARA COUNTY - A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN LOCKPORT AND A FIRE IN NEWFANE OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING INTO A FATAL CRASH THAT HAPPENED SATURDAY NEAR SOUTH DAYTON.

 

A BROCKPORT TEEN IS FACING TWO FELONY CHARGES FOLLOWING A FATAL HIT-&-RUN IN ORLEANS COUNTY LAST WEEK.

 

POLICE IN ROCHESTER ARE INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMICIDE THAT HAPPENED ON NORTH GOODMAN EARLY YESTERDAY.

 

CHEEKTOWAGA’S HOLIDAY TWIN RINKS SHUT DOWN AGAIN THIS WEEKEND FOR A CARBON MONOXIDE ISSUE.

 

TODAY MARKS THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRAGIC CRASH OF FLIGHT 3407 IN NEARBY CLARENCE CENTER.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT ACROSS THE STATE WAS OUT IN FORCE OVER SUPER BOWL WEEKEND CRACKING DOWN ON DRUNK DRIVERS.

 

AND - THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS RALLIED FOR AN OT VICTORY IN SUPER BOWL 58 IN LAS VEGAS LAST NIGHT.

FRIDAY 02/09/2024

A 21-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS EJECTED FROM HER VEHICLE AND KILLED ON THE KENSINGTON EXPRESSWAY LAST NIGHT.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS ON NIAGARA COUNTY HIGHWAYS THURSDAY AND A SHED FIRE IN NEWFANE.

 

JUST A DAY AFTER THREE PEOPLE WERE SHOT IN BUFFALO - TWO MORE - INCLUDING A FATAL - TOOK PLACE YESTERDAY.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS MADE TWO ARRESTS THURSDAY - INCLUDING THE SUSPECT IN A DOUBLE HOMICIDE LAST MONTH.

 

THE BILLS ARE PILING UP FOR THE OWNER OF LOCKPORT’S NOW DEMOLISHED “NUISANCE HOUSE” ON LOCUST STREET.

 

SENATE GOP LEADER ROB ORTT IS ONCE AGAIN CALLING FOR MORE SECURITY AT NORTHERN U-S BORDERS.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT ACROSS THE STATE BEGINS ITS SUPER BOWL DWI CRACKDOWN TODAY - DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE.

 

THE TWO MULTI-STATE LOTTERIES - BOTH MEGA MILLIONS AND POWERBALL - HAVE HUGE JACKPOTS THIS WEEKEND.

 

AND - IN SPORTS - NIAGARA’S RALLY FELL SHORT AGAINST IONA LAST NIGHT AND SUPER BOWL WEEKEND IS HERE!

THURSDAY 02/08/2024

THREE PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A SHOOTING AT EAST FERRY AND GRIDER ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE YESTERDAY.

 

REPEAT OFFENDER MARK SHADLE WILL SPEND DECADES IN PRISON FOR A VIOLENT AMHERST HOME INVASION IN 2022.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN IS NOW ON FIVE YEARS PROBATION FOR EMBEZZLING $78,000 FROM HIS EMPLOYER.

 

A PAIR OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ONE OF THEM WITH POSSIBLE INJURIES.

 

TWO BUFFALO WOMEN WERE CAUGHT “RED HANDED” WALKING OUT OF A BATAVIA STORE WITH STOLEN MERCHANDISE THIS WEEK.

 

DUNKIRK IS ONE OF 20 NEW YORK STATE CITIES THAT HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED AS A PRO-HOUSING COMMUNITY.

 

IN WILSON - TIMOTHY KROPP AND MIKE LEGGETT ARE THE NEWEST MEMBERS OF THE TOWN BOARD.

 

ACCORDING TO STATE DATA - THE NUMBER OF FLU INFECTIONS CONTINUE TO DECLINE ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND - BOTH SYRACUSE AND ST BONAVENTURE PULLED OFF BIG WINS IN MEN’S COLLEGE HOOPS LAST NIGHT.

WEDNESDAY 02/07/2024

JERRY TORRES - THE LOCKPORT MAN ACCUSED IN A SHOOTING NEAR WENDY’S LAST YEAR - IS CONSIDERING A PLEA DEAL.

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - TWO OF THEM IN NORTH TONAWANDA.

THE MANITO TACO SHOP IN WRIGHTS CORNERS IS THE 69TH BEST PLACE IN THE U-S-A TO GRAB A BITE TO EAT.

 

MORE INFORMATION HAS BEEN RELEASED IN LAST WEEK’S OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING IN HAMBURG.

 

ABDI KADIR OF BUFFALO IS ON HIS WAY TO PRISON FOR 15 YEARS FOR AN ARMED ROBBERY SPREE IN 2021.

 

A TEACHER AT MOUNT MERCY ACADEMY HAS BEEN FIRED AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH D-W-I LAST WEEK.

 

THE BUFFALO STUDIOS PROJECT HAS BEEN PUT ON HOLD DUE TO A HUGE INCREASE IN CONSTRUCTION COSTS.

 

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION IN LOCKPORT CITY SCHOOLS FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR IS UNDERWAY - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

 

AND - THE STARS SQUEEZED OUT A 2-1 WIN OVER THE SABRES WITH A GREAT GOALTENDING DISPLAY LAST NIGHT.

TUESDAY 02/06/2024

IS BUFFALO MAYOR BYRON BROWN LOOKING AT A JOB OUTSIDE CITY HALL THAT IS CURRENTLY HELD BY HENRY WOJTASZEK?

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - INCLUDING AN INJURY CRASH IN WHEATFIELD.

 

A SPRINGVILLE MAN IS FACING UP TO 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR A FATAL “ROAD RAGE” INCIDENT LAST NOVEMBER.

 

A REPEAT ROCHESTER SEX OFFENDER WILL BE IN CITY COURT TODAY ON NEW CHARGES INVOLVING A YOUNG GIRL.

 

TWO ROCHESTER MEN ARE NOW LOOKING AT HOMICIDE CHARGES AFTER THEIR ALLEGED VICTIM DIED OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

STUDENTS AT AMHERST HIGH SCHOOL ARE BACK IN CLASSROOMS TODAY AFTER AN ELECTRICAL FIRE MONDAY.

 

NEW YORK STATE IS URGING SENIORS TO GET VACCINATED AND EVERYONE TO BE AWARE OF LITHIUM ION BATTERY DANGERS.

 

GAS PRICES ARE UP AT THE STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL - BUT DOWN SLIGHTLY HERE IN WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

AND - THE SABRES HOST THE STARS AS THE N-H-L GETS BACK TO PLAYING HOCKEY AFTER THE ALL-STAR WEEKEND.

MONDAY 02/05/2024

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - INCLUDING ONE THAT REQUIRED MERCY FLIGHT.

 

THE STATE A-G IS INVESTIGATING A FATAL OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING THAT HAPPENED FRIDAY IN HAMBURG.

 

A BUFFALO FIREFIGHTER WAS TAKEN TO ECMC WHILE BATTLING A BLAZE JUST BLOCKS FROM THE HOSPITAL SATURDAY.

 

A FORMER BUSINESS MANAGER AT SAINT AMELIA’S IN TONAWANDA IS THE SUBJECT OF A THEFT INVESTIGATION.

 

THE CIVIL TRIAL OVER THE DEATH OF BUFFALO INMATE RICHARD METCALF IS SET TO START TODAY.

 

AN INVESTIGATION IS UNDERWAY INTO A FATAL CRASH THAT HAPPENED IN MONROE COUNTY LAST NIGHT.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE HAVE A SUSPECT IN CUSTODY IN A STABBING THAT LEFT TWO FEMALES INJURED SATURDAY.

 

A BUFFALO TEACHER WHO SAVED A WOMAN’S LIFE HAS BEEN GIFTED TWO TICKETS TO SUNDAY’S SUPER BOWL.

 

AND - THE SABRES RETURN TO THE ICE TOM’R NIGHT AGAINST DALLAS IN THE FIRST OF FOUR STRAIGHT HOME GAMES.

FRIDAY 02/02/2024

A WEST SENECA MAN FACES A PRISON TERM AFTER ADMITTING THAT HE LEFT THE SCENE OF A FATAL ACCIDENT.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - AN INJURY CRASH IN THE VILLAGE OF YOUNGSTOWN.

 

ALEX FLEMING OF CHEEKTOWAGA HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH A STRING OF BURGLARIES IN BUFFALO.

 

A QUEEN CITY MAN WHO RAN A RETAIL THEFT RING HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH ENTERPRISE CORRUPTION.

 

A BASKETBALL BRAWL AT BUFFALO STATE TUESDAY NIGHT HAS PROMPTED A SECURITY REVIEW AT TWO SUNY CAMPUSES.

 

REPUBLICAN LEADERS IN ALBANY WANT GOVERNOR HOCHUL TO DEPLOY THE NATIONAL GUARD TO BORDER LOCATIONS.

 

SOME WESTERN NEW YORK G-M WORKERS WILL BE RECEIVING PROFIT-SHARING PAYMENTS WORTH MORE THAN $12,000.

 

THE MEGA MILLIONS AND POWERBALL LOTTERY JACKPOTS ARE NOW OVER THE HALF-BILLION DOLLAR MARK COMBINED.

 

AND - THE THREE-DAY NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND IS UNDERWAY AT SCOTIABANK ARENA IN TORONTO.

THURSDAY 02/01/2024

JANUARY IS GONE - AND WITH IT - LOTS OF SNOW, BITTER COLD AND 28 OF 31 DAYS WITHOUT SUN.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ALL OF THEM IN THE CITY OR TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

19-YEAR-OLD KALIQUE MILLER OF NIAGARA FALLS COULD BE SENTENCED TO 35 YEARS IN PRISON FOR TWO CRIMES.

 

IN BUFFALO - 45-YEAR-OLD MUJIHAD MILLER WILL SPEND THE NEXT 23 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR A HOMICIDE TWO YEARS AGO.

 

A TRIO OF ORCHARD PARK TEENS WHO TRIED TO OUTRUN POLICE YESTERDAY ARE FACING STOLEN CAR CHARGES.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA WOMAN HAS BEEN ARRAIGNED ON ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AFTER POLICE AND THE SPCA RAIDED HER PROPERTY.

 

AFTER NEARLY TWO CENTURIES IN BUSINESS - PIANO STORE DENTON, COTTIER & DANIELS HAS CLOSED ITS DOORS.

 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH BEGINS TODAY AND WILL FEATURE A BUS TOUR EVERY SATURDAY ALL MONTH TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION.

 

AND - BILLS’ QB JOSH ALLEN HITS THE LINKS AT PEBBLE BEACH TODAY WITH AARON RODGERS, TOM BRADY AND STEVE YOUNG.

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