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Hometown Headlines Archives for 2024-04

TUESDAY 04/30/2024

A SUSPECT HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN THE DOUBLE HOMICIDE THAT HAPPENED IN BUFFALO OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

LAST WEEK - BUFFALO P-D ARRESTED FIVE PEOPLE IN TWO STOLEN VEHICLE INCIDENTS - ONE WAS A 14-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

 

TWO LATE DAY TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WERE REPORTED IN N-T AND THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

FOR RESIDENTS LIVING IN THE 26TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT TODAY IS A SPECIAL ELECTION DAY.

 

FIVE TOPS MARKETS OWNED BY THE PERNA FAMILY HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED BY THE PARENT ORGANIZATION.

 

THE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE IS SET TO RETURN TO LOCKPORT THIS MONTH AFTER A FOUR YEAR HIATUS.

 

MONROE COUNTY D-A SANDRA DOORLEY IS APOLOGIZING FOR DISRESPECTING A POLICE OFFICER DURING A TRAFFIC STOP.

 

“SOPHIA” - THE A-I ROBOT - WILL GIVE THE COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS THIS MONTH AT D’YOUVILLE IN BUFFALO.

 

AND - IN THE NHL - FLORIDA ELIMINATED TAMPA WHILE OVER IN THE NBA - DENVER K-O’D THE L-A LAKERS.

MONDAY 04/29/2024

BUFFALO POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING THREE HOMICIDES THAT HAPPENED OVER THE WEEKEND.

 

A TOWN OF NIAGARA MAN IS FACING MULTIPLE CHARGES AFTER A CARJACKING AND POLICE PURSUIT EARLY SATURDAY.

 

NIAGARA COUNTY VOLUNTEERS BATTLED FIRES IN NEWFANE AND THE TOWN OF NIAGARA THIS WEEKEND.

 

A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS KEPT COUNTY FIRST RESPONDERS BUSY SUNDAY IN WILSON, NEWFANE AND GASPORT.

 

TWO PEOPLE ARE IN CUSTODY AFTER A WOMAN WAS STABBED DURING A FIGHT SUNDAY IN ROCHESTER.

 

A SATURDAY NIGHT STABBING ON ROCHESTER’S WEST SIDE SENT A CITY MAN TO STRONG MEMORIAL.

 

INDEPENDENT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE ROBERT F KENNEDY JR CAMPAIGNED IN SUBURBAN BUFFALO THIS WEEKEND.

 

WORKS OF ART FROM THE NORDIC REGION HAVE OPENED AT BUFFALO’S A-K-G ART MUSEUM.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO BANDITS WON IN OT SATURDAY TO MOVE ON TO THE N-L-L SEMI-FINALS.

FRIDAY 04/26/2024

THE OWNER OF A LOCKPORT SPA IS BEING ACCUSED OF RUNNING A PROSTITUTION RING.

 

TWO AREA MOTORCYCLISTS ARE BEING CITED FOR DOZENS OF TICKETS DURING THIS WEEKS TRAFFIC PATROL BLITZ. 

 

A 39-YEAR-OLD WOMAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTING TO PASS NARCOTICS TO AN INMATE AT THE NIAGARA COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY. 

 

LOCKPORT MAYOR JOHN LOMBARDI SAYS A DIRECTIVE TO NOT HAVE DEPARTMENT HEADS SPEAK TO THE MEDIA IS ONLY TEMPORARY. 

 

A FORMER EMPLOYEE IS SUING RESTAURANT OWNER RUSS SALVATORE ALLEGING SEXUAL HARRASSMENT.

 

THE TOWN OF LEWISTON IS BANNING SHORT TERM RENTALS IN ITS NEIGHBORHOODS. 

 

STORES ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE OUT OF THE BOULEVARD MALL AS PLANS FOR A MIXED USE FACILTY ON THE SITE BEGIN TO RAMP UP. 

 

A BUFFALO WOMAN IS ADMITTING TO BEING INVOLVED IN A HIT-AND-RUN THAT LEFT TWO PEOPLE HURT.

 

AND IN SPORTS, THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE STILL YET TO MAKE A PICK IN THIS YEAR'S NFL DRAFT AFTER TRADING THEIR 28TH OVERALL PICK TO THE CHIEFS.

THURSDAY 04/25/2024

A GAG ORDER TO CITY HALL WORKERS FROM LOCKPORT MAYOR JOHN LOMBARDI IS BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT ITS LEGALITY.

 

THE FEDERAL RAID OF A TOWN OF LOCKPORT SPA IS RELATED TO A SIX-MONTH CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.

 

A CIVIL LAWSUIT HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST THE NEW YORK BEER PROJECT BY TWO FORMER EMPLOYEES.

 

IN BUFFALO - SIX PEOPLE ARE BEING ASSISTED BY THE RED CROSS FOLLOWING A FIRE ON THE EAST SIDE.

 

11 PETS WERE RESCUED BY FIREFIGHTERS FROM A HOUSE BLAZE THIS WEEK ON EMERSON DRIVE IN AMHERST.

 

JAYLA MEULLER OF COLDEN PLEADED GUILTY TO THREE COUNTS OF MANSLAUGHTER DUE TO HER RECKLESS DRIVING.

 

AN ARGUMENT OVER A VIDEO GAME IN BUFFALO RESULTED IN A TEEN BEING ARRESTED AND ANOTHER BEING HOSPITALIZED.

 

IT LOOKS LIKE BUFFALO-NIAGARA BENEFITTED TO THE TUNE OF $15M FROM THE RECENT SOLAR ECLIPSE.

 

AND - ALL EYES ARE ON DETROIT TONIGHT AS THE NFL DRAFT FOR 2024 GETS UNDERWAY.

WEDNESDAY 04/24/2024

A LOCKPORT DRIVER MAY FACE CHARGES AFTER HE RAN DOWN A PEDESTRIAN ON YOUNGS ROAD IN AMHERST TUESDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY YESTERDAY - ONE IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT - THE OTHER IN N-T.

 

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE OFFICER MARTICE PORTER PLEADED NOT GUILTY TO THREE RAPE COUNTS AT HIS ARRAIGNMENT TUESDAY.

 

BRIANNA FERGUSON OF LOCKPORT WAS ARRESTED LAST WEEK ON FOUR FELONY DRUG COUNTS.

 

TWO VETERAN WOMAN EDUCATORS HAVE BEEN APPOINTED TO NEW POSITIONS AT MOSSELL JUNIOR HIGH AND SUNY NIAGARA.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE HAVE MADE AN ARREST IN ONE OF THREE HOMICIDES THAT HAPPENED LAST WEEKEND.

 

IN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY - ONE PERSON IS RECOVERING AFTER A HOUSE FIRE ON FULTON STREET IN OLEAN YESTERDAY.

 

TWO LOCAL COURT OFFICERS AND A LOCKPORT COP WILL BE HONORED AT TONIGHT’S COMMON COUNCIL MEETING.

 

AND - WE HAVE THE RESULTS OF LAST NIGHT’S PLAYOFF ACTION IN BOTH THE N-H-L AND THE N-B-A.

TUESDAY 04/23/2024

NIAGARA FALLS POLICE OFFICER MARTICE PORTER IS IN THE COUNTY JAIL CHARGED WITH THREE COUNTS OF RAPE.

 

SEVEN MOTHERS OF CHILDREN WHO ATTENDED SWEET ANGELS DAYCARE IN NEWFANE HAVE FILED LAWSUITS.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - BOTH IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

A CHEEKTOWAGA MAN IS UNDER ARREST FOR HIS ROLE IN A FATAL CRASH IN FEBRUARY THAT KILLED A WOMWN.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A THIRD HOMICIDE IN JUST THE PAST TWO DAYS.

 

NEW YORK VOTERS ARE NOT HAPPY WITH GOVERNOR HOCHUL ACCORDING TO THE LATEST POLL FROM SIENA COLLEGE.

 

GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO INCREASE AT A RAPID PACE ACROSS ALL OF UPSTATE NEW YORK.

 

BATAVIA NATIVE AND FORMER A-P CORRESPONDENT TERRY ANDERSON DIED SUNDAY AT HOME AT THE AGE OF 76.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO SABRES HAVE HIRED LINDY RUFF TO TAKE OVER THE COACHING DUTIES OF THE STRUGGLING N-H-L TEAM.

MONDAY 04/22/2024

EXTENSIVE DAMAGE WAS REPORTED AFTER FIRE TORE THROUGH A LARGE 2-STORY HOUSE IN THE VILLAGE OF WILSON FRIDAY.

 

A WEEKEND BLAZE IN BUFFALO SENT TWO FIREFIGHTERS AND TWO RESIDENTS TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS HAPPENED IN NIAGARA COUNTY THIS WEEKEND - INCLUDING TWO IN THE LOCKPORT AREA.

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE COUNTY HAS STEPPED UP PATROLS THIS WEEK LOOKING FOR AGGRESIVE DRIVERS.

 

19-YEAR-OLD KALIQUE MILLER OF NIAGARA FALLS IS ON HIS WAY TO STATE PRISON FOR 30 YEARS.

 

BUFFALO P-D IS SEARCHING FOR THE WOMAN WHO THEY SAY IS CONNECTED TO THE KIDNAPPING OF TWO CHILDREN.

 

POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A PAIR OF DEADLY SHOOTINGS ON THE STREETS OF ROCHESTER THIS WEEKEND.

 

THREE WEEKS PAST DEADLINE - ALBANY LAWMAKERS FINALLY PASSED A $237B-DOLLAR STATE BUDGET.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO BANDITS WILL HOST THE GEORGIA SWARM IN A NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE PLAYOFF GAME SATURDAY.

FRIDAY 04/19/2024

SIX PEOPLE HAVE NOW BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH A POLICE PURSUIT IN CHEEKTOWAGA THIS WEEK.

 

FOUR TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - THAT INCLUDED A CAR FIRE IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WHO ROBBED FOUR AREA CONVENIENCE STORES HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 46 YEARS IN STATE PRISON.

 

A PASSER-BY RESCUED TWO CHILDREN FROM A BURNING BUILDING IN SOUTH WALES WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

 

BUFFALO ZOO OFFICIALS ARE DEFENDING THEIR UNPOPULAR DECISION TO RAISE TICKET PRICES BY 44%.

 

IT’S CANAL CLEAN SWEEP WEEKEND FOR VOLUNTEERS FROM ONE END OF NEW YORK STATE TO THE OTHER.

 

WATCH OUT FOR TRAFFIC DELAYS AROUND HIGHMARK STADIUM TONIGHT AND TOMORROW FOR THE LUKE COMBS CONCERT.

 

BUFFALO BILLS’ G-M BRANDON BEANE SAID HE COULD TRADE UP OR DOWN IN NEXT WEEK’S N-F-L DRAFT.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO BANDITS HAVE ONE MORE REGULAR SEASON GAME BEFORE HEADING INTO THE NLL PLAYOFFS.

THURSDAY 04/18/2024

THE CITY OF LOCKPORT IS TAKING CIVIL ACTION AGAINST A LANDLORD WHO FAILED TO PAY FINES FOR 30 CODE VIOLATIONS.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY - ONE IN CAMBRIA - THE OTHER IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

A BUFFALO MAN WHO DROVE DRUNK AND HIGH IN A FATAL WRONG- WAY CRASH LAST SUMMER FACES 25 YEARS IN PRISON.

 

JOB CUTS HAVE BEGUN AT TESLA’S SOUTH BUFFALO FACILITY WHERE 285 WORKERS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LAID OFF.

 

A SILVER CREEK MAN WAS ARRESTED THIS WEEK AFTER DRUG BUSTERS RAIDED HIS RESIDENCE.

 

EARLY VOTING FOR THE APRIL 30TH SPECIAL ELECTION IN THE 26TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT BEGINS THIS WEEKEND.

 

AT LONG LAST - IT LOOKS LIKE A SONIC DRIVE-IN WILL BE COMING TO NIAGARA COUNTY ON MILITARY ROAD.

 

NYSEG CUSTOMERS WILL FIND TWO DISCOUNTS ON THEIR NEXT BILL - ONE FOR GAS AND ONE FOR ELECTRIC.

 

AND - CANISIUS IS INTRODUCING TIFFANY SWOFFARD AS ITS NEW HEAD COACH FOR THE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PROGRAM.

WEDNESDAY 04/17/2024

DAVANTE THOMPSON OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND THE NEXT 40 YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR STABBING THREE FAMILY MEMBERS.

 

THE BUFFALO MAN WHO SHOT A WOMAN - THEN ENTERED A METH CLINIC ARMED WITH A GUN - HAS PLEADED GUILTY TO CHARGES.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY - BOTH HAPPENED IN PENDLETON.

 

DEMOCRAT TIM KENNEDY HAS FILED A LAWSUIT TO HAVE NATE McMURRAY’S NAME REMOVED FROM THE JUNE PRIMARY BALLOT.

 

COUNTY LEGISLATOR JEFFREY ELDER SAYS HE WILL RUN AGAINST ANGELO MORINELLO FOR THE STATE’S 145TH ASSEMBLY SEAT.

 

A 21-YEAR-OLD MAN WAS GUNNED DOWN ON SAWYER STREET IN ROCHESTER LAST NIGHT.

 

ALL MOTORCYCLE REGISTRATIONS IN NEW YORK STATE EXPIRE APRIL 30TH AND MUST BE RENEWED BEFORE THEN.

 

CHANNEL 4 NEWS ANCHOR JACQUIE WALKER WILL RETIRE IN MAY AFTER MORE THAN 40 YEARS ON THE JOB.

 

AND - THE SABRES FIRED HEAD COACH DON GRANATO TUESDAY AFTER THE TEAM MISSED MAKING THE PLAYOFFS AGAIN.

TUESDAY 04/16/2024

NEWFANE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT LISA KRUEGER IS LEAVING AFTER LESS THAN A YEAR FOR THE SAME ROLE IN WEST SENECA.

 

DOMINIC ROSSELLI OF LOCKPORT HAS ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL IN A WEAPONS CASE AGAINST HIM DATING BACK TO NOVEMBER.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - WERE REPORTED IN N-T, THE FALLS AND LEWISTON.

 

THE BODY OF A YOUNG BUFFALO BOY - MISSING SINCE 2020 - HAS BEEN FOUND - AND HOMICIDE HAS BEEN RULED.

 

THE JURY IN THE RICHARD METCALF WRONGFUL DEATH TRIAL HAS AWARDED HIS FATHER $95M!

 

75-YEAR-OLD BARBARA GUILDAY HAS BEEN ID’D AS THE VICTIM OF A FIRE IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF GREECE SUNDAY.

 

SPRING GAS PRICES CONTINUE GOING UP AT PUMPS ALL ACROSS UPSTATE NEW YORK.

 

AFFORDABLE EATING IS ON THE MENU THRU THIS FRIDAY AS BUFFALO RESTAURANT WEEK KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR.

 

AND - THE SABRES STRUCK THE LIGHTNING FOR A 4-2 WIN IN THEIR SEASON FINALE LAST NIGHT.

MONDAY 04/15/2024

TWO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS WERE SHOT AND KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY NEAR SYRACUSE LAST NIGHT.

 

FIVE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER THE WEEKEND - THREE IN THE LOCKPORT AREA.

 

THE $20M - SEVEN STORY - CAMBRIA HOTEL NIAGARA FALLS WILL OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR BUSINESS TODAY.

 

M&T BANK IS BRINGING ITS SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION LAB TO NIAGARA COUNTY NEXT MONTH.

 

IN BUSINESS NEWS - RITE AID IS CLOSING ONE OF ITS FOUR LOCKPORT LOCATIONS IN MAY.

 

A MAN WHO BROUGHT GUNS TO SELL ON THE STREETS OF BUFFALO WILL SPEND THE NEXT SEVEN YEARS IN A FEDERAL PRISON.

 

A FATAL FIRE IN THE ROCHESTER SUBURB OF GREECE CLAIMED THE LIFE OF A 75-YEAR-OLD WOMAN YESTERDAY.

 

A WEEK AFTER THE GREAT SOLAR ECLIPSE OF 2024 IT’S CLEAR THAT A MILLION PEOPLE DID NOT VISIT BUFFALO-NIAGARA.

 

AND - THE SABRES LACE THEIR SKATES ONE FINAL TIME TONIGHT IN TAMPA WHERE THEY TAKE ON THE LIGHTNING AT 7.

FRIDAY 04/12/2024

$800,000-DOLLARS WAS THE DAMAGE TAB IN A HOUSE FIRE THAT TORE THRU A GETZVILLE HOME WEDNESDAY.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY THURSDAY - ONE IN NEWFANE - THE OTHER IN PENDLETON.

 

FORMER TEAMMATES ARE REFLECTING ON THE LIFE OF EX-BILLS STAR O.J. SIMPSON - WHO DIED WEDNESDAY.

 

CHRISTOPHER WALTERS OF BUFFALO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR 25 YEARS TO LIFE FOR TRYING TO MURDER HIS GIRLFRIEND.

 

IN ROCHESTER - A MAN WAS STRUCK AND KILLED IN A HIT-&-RUN ON DRIVING PARK AVENUE YESTERDAY.

 

A DUNKIRK MAN HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO EIGHT YEARS BEHIND BARS FOR FELONY WEAPONS POSSESSION.

 

TAXES ARE DUE THIS MONDAY AND THE I-R-S HAS SOME GOOD TIPS FOR LAST MINUTE FILERS.

 

ROCK ‘N ROLL HALL-OF-FAMERS AEROSMITH HAVE ADDED A BUFFALO STOP TO THEIR UPCOMING PEACE OUT TOUR.

 

AND - THE SABRES CLIPPED THE CAPITALS 4-2 LAST NIGHT IN THEIR FINAL HOME GAME OF THE SEASON.

THURSDAY 04/11/2024

FORMER LOCKPORT CITY CLERK RICHELLE PASCERI WILL BE PAID FOR HER WRONGFUL TERMINATION FOUR YEARS AGO.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WAS REPORTED IN DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT YESTERDAY MORNING.

 

STATE POLICE CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE THE CRASH OF A SMALL PLANE AT THE CLARENCE AERODROME YESTERDAY.

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLANCARZ SAYS HE WILL NOT APOLOGIZE FOR GOING TO OHIO TO VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE.

 

A SMALL GROUP OF CATHOLIC PARISHIONERS ARE ASKING THE VATICAN TO LAUNCH AN INQUIRY INTO BISHOP FISHER.

 

A WEST SENECA MAN WHO DROVE AWAY FROM A FATAL ACCIDENT IN 2022 HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS PROBATION.

 

QUEEN CITY COPS ARE LOOKING FOR LEADS IN A SHOOTING THAT SENT TWO MEN TO ECMC THIS PAST SUNDAY.

 

IN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY - A WOMAN IS IN JAIL AFTER TAKING DEPUTIES ON A SECOND CAR CHASE IN A MONTH.

 

AND - THE SABRES PLAY THEIR FINAL HOME GAME OF THE SEASON TONIGHT WHEN THEY HOST THE WASHINGTON CAPITALS.

WEDNESDAY 04/10/2024

20-YEAR-OLD THOMAS McDOWELL OF LOCKPORT WILL SPEND HIS NEXT 18 YEARS IN STATE PRISON FOR SHOOTING A MAN.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

ERIE COUNTY EXECUTIVE MARK POLANCARZ IS CRITICIZED BY MANY FOR GOING TO OHIO TO VIEW MONDAY’S SOLAR ECLIPSE.

 

A STAND-OFF IN SUBURBAN ROCHESTER YESTERDAY RESULTED IN A GREECE MAN BEING ARRESTED.

 

FOUR ALLEGANY COUNTY RESIDENTS WERE BUSTED IN THE ACT OF BURGLARIZING A PORTVILLE SELF STORAGE.

 

LIFE-LONG LOCKPORTIAN DANIEL CAVALLARI IS THE CITY’S NEW FINANCE DIRECTOR.

 

SUMMER JOB-SEEKERS MIGHT CONSIDER SIX FLAGS DARIEN LAKE WHERE THEY ARE HIRING FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON.

 

IT APPEARS THE BUFFALO BILLS WILL RETURN TO SAINT JOHN FISHER FOR THEIR SUMMER TRAINING CAMP.

 

AND - THE STARS TOOK DOWN THE SABRES 3-2 IN DALLAS LAST NIGHT TO OFFICIALLY END BUFFALO’S PLAYOFF HOPES.

TUESDAY 04/09/2024

CLOUDS COVERED UP THE GREAT SOLAR ECLIPSE OF 2024 AND KEPT LOCAL CROWDS TO A MINIMUM.

 

A ROCHESTER COUPLE GOT MARRIED AND AN EAST AURORA PAIR ENGAGED DURING MONDAY’S ECLIPSE.

 

SUNDAY’S HOUSE FIRE IN THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT DESTROYED ONE HOME AND DAMAGED ANOTHER.

 

TWO BUFFALO RESIDENTS WERE BUSTED ON FELONY DRUG CHARGES DURING A SUNDAY NIGHT TRAFFIC STOP.

 

ROCHESTER POLICE ARE LOOKING INTO A SHOOTING LAST NIGHT THAT SENT A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN TO THE HOSPITAL.

 

A JAMESTOWN MAN IS IN JAIL FOR STARTING A FIRE AND RESISTING ARREST AFTER AN INCIDENT SUNDAY MORNING.

 

A FOUR-YEAR PROJECT HAS LAUNCHED HERE IN NEW YORK TO IMPROVE SERVICES AT THE D-M-V.

 

FRONTIER AIRLINES WILL SOON OFFER NON-STOP FLIGHTS FROM BUFFALO TO PHILADELPHIA THREE TIMES A WEEK.

 

AND - THE SABRES TAKE ON THE STARS TONIGHT DOWN IN DALLAS AS THE N-H-L REGULAR SEASON WINDS DOWN.

MONDAY 04/08/2024

THE GREAT SOLAR ECLIPSE OF 2024 HAS ARRIVED - AND WITH IT CLOUD COVER THAT WILL LIKELY HAMPER VISIBILITY.

 

WE HAVE A TRIO OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS AND A FIRE TO REPORT ON IN NIAGARA COUNTY FROM THE WEEKEND.

 

A SATURDAY MORNING BLAZE IN BUFFALO DID MORE THAN $100,000 IN DAMAGE TO A WEST SIDE HOME.

 

A QUEEN CITY MAN IS IN JAIL WITHOUT BAIL ON CHARGES OF KIDNAPPING A WOMAN LAST MONTH.

 

A PROPOSED $2.3M STATE-FUNDED TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT WARRENS CORNERS IS COMING.

 

THE PLANNING BOARD IN NIAGARA FALLS WILL MEET THIS WEEK TO DISCUSS A NEW CHICK-FIL-A RESTAURANT.

 

IN ROCHESTER - REPORTERS CONTINUE TO STRIKE OUTSIDE THE DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE NEWSPAPER.

 

SOMEBODY IN OREGON BECAME A BILLIONAIRE THIS WEEKEND WITH THE WINNING TICKET IN THE POWERBALL LOTTERY!

 

AND - IT LOOKS LIKE THE BUFFALO SABRES HAVE RUN OUT OF GAS IN THEIR RUN FOR THE N-H-L PLAYOFFS.

FRIDAY 04/05/2024

NORTH TONAWANDA FIREFIGHTERS WERE CALLED TO A STRUCTURE FIRE ON OLIVER STREET AT 5 THIS MORNING.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY - BOTH IN LOCKPORT.

 

KEITH WILLIAM HILL - THE SUSPECT IN THE EASTER HOMICIDE IN NIAGARA FALLS - APPEARED IN CITY COURT YESTERDAY.

 

IN BUFFALO - THREE MEN FACE LIFE SENTENCES AFTER A JURY FOUND THEM GUILTY OF MULTIPLE MURDERS.

 

CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AGAINST A QUEEN CITY MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY SHOT A PERSON ON EAST DELAVAN TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

JURORS HAVE NOT YET REACHED A VERDICT IN THE FEDERAL COURT TRIAL OF A FORMER D-E-A AGENT.

 

THREE TOWN OF LOCKPORT VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES CAN NOW BILL INSURANCE CARRIERS FOR AMBULANCE SERVICES.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT’S POWERBALL JACKPOT HAS JUMPED TO $1.23B AFTER THERE WAS NO WINNER WEDNESDAY.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO SABRES TAKE ON THE PHILADELPHIA FLYERS TONIGHT AT 7 AT KEYBANK CENTER.

THURSDAY 04/04/2024

FIRE INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING INTO A LOCKPORT BLAZE THAT TOOK THE LIFE OF WENDY TRZEPKOWSKI TUESDAY NIGHT.

 

32-YEAR-OLD TONIA WILSON HAS BEEN IDENTIFIELD AS THE VICTIM OF THE EASTER SUNDAY HOMICIDE IN NIAGARA FALLS.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN NIAGARA COUNTY WEDNESDAY WAS CALLED IN FROM THE TOWN OF LOCKPORT.

 

IN BUFFALO - THREE EMPLOYEES ARE RECOVERING AFTER BEING STABBED BY A PATIENT AT A CITY PSYCH CENTER.

 

A QUEEN CITY TEEN WHO MURDERED A MAN IN COLD BLOOD TWO YEARS AGO IS GOING TO PRISON FOR UP TO TEN YEARS.

 

TYLER VOGEL OF LANCASTER FACES PRISON TIME IF CONVICTED OF MAKING DEATH THREATS AGAINST THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

 

A ROCHESTER MAN IS IN JAIL FOR SHOOTING A WOMAN WHO HAD AN ORDER OF PROTECTION AGAINST HIM.

 

A FORMER TEACHER’S AIDE IN MONROE COUNTY FACES 14 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO PORN CHARGES.

 

AND - THE BUFFALO BILLS HAVE TRADED WR STEFON DIGGS TO THE HOUSTON TEXANS FOR A FUTURE DRAFT CHOICE.

WEDNESDAY 04/03/2024

A LOCKPORT WOMAN WAS ARRESTED OVERNIGHT ON FELONY D-W-I CHARGES UNDER LEANDRA’S LAW AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP.

 

ONE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT AND A STRUCTURE FIRE REPORTED IN NIAGARA COUNTY TUESDAY.

 

THE LOCKPORT FIRE DEPARTMENT’S ONLY LADDER TRUCK WILL BE OUT OF SERVICE UNTIL EARLY JUNE.

 

THE MAN CHARGED WITH THE FIRST HOMICIDE OF 2024 IN NIAGARA FALLS HAS A HISTORY OF VIOLENT BEHAVIOR.

 

TEN PEOPLE ARE RECOVERING AFTER A HIT-&-RUN ON BUFFALO’S EAST SIDE INVOLVING AN NFTA BUS.

 

THE FLU IS HANGING ON ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK AS ERIE AND NIAGARA COUNTIES REPORT THE MOST CASES.

 

A ROCHESTER MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE F-B-I FOR HAVING HOMEMADE BOMBS INSIDE HIS RESIDENCE.

 

A BODY FOUND IN OSWEGO COUNTY MORE THAN 30 YEARS AGO HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS A BUFFALO MAN.

 

AND - THE SABRES RALLIED TO ROUT THE CAPITALS 6-2 LAST NIGHT WITH J.J. PETERKA SCORING TWICE.

TUESDAY 04/02/2024

KEITH WILLIAM HILL HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH SECOND DEGREE MURDER IN THE FIRST HOMICIDE OF 2024 IN THE FALLS.

 

TWO TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY MONDAY - AND  BOTH OF THEM HAPPENED ON LOCKPORT ROAD.

 

POLICE ACROSS NEW YORK WILL BE ON THE ROAD THIS WEEK LOOKING FOR DISTRACTED DRIVERS.

 

THE HOSPITAL PROPERTY ON EAST AVENUE IN LOCKPORT GOES UP FOR AUCTION ON-LINE BEGINNING APRIL 18TH.

 

TURNOUT IS EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT FOR TODAY’S PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY IN NEW YORK STATE.

 

A WYOMING COUNTY WOMAN IS FACING A FELONY D-W-I CHARGE UNDER LEANDRA’S LAW AFTER AN ACCIDENT IN PERRY.

 

GAS PRICES CONTINUE THEIR UPWARD SWING THIS SPRING ALL ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK.

 

THE BUFFALO BILLS ARE MOURNING THE DEATH OF FORMER PLAYER VONTAE DAVIS WHO DIED IN FLORIDA.

 

AND - THE SABRES HOST THE CAPITALS TONIGHT AT KEYBANK CENTER AS THE REGULAR SEASON WINDS DOWN.

MONDAY 04/01/2024

GET READY FOR A DOUBLE DOSE OF NONSENSE - AND PARADES - AS WE CELEBRATE APRIL FOOLS DAY AND DYNGUS DAY.

 

SONIA CLARK HAS BEEN REMOVED AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF ARTPARK AFTER EIGHT YEARS.

 

THREE TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN NIAGARA COUNTY OVER EASTER WEEKEND - TWO OF THEM IN THE TOWN OF NIAGARA.

 

A TRIO OF TEEN CAR THIEVES WERE ROUNDED UP BY DEPUTIES AND CITY COPS IN BUFFALO WITH HELP FROM A “CHOPPER.”

 

IN ROCHESTER - THE POLICE PURSUIT OF A STOLEN VEHICLE ENDED WHEN THIEVES CRASHED IT INTO A HOUSE.

 

THREE JAMESTOWN PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY FOR DRUG SALES AND SEX TRAFFICKING.

 

WITH JUST A WEEK UNTIL THE SOLAR ECLIPSE - BORDER AGENTS HAVE ISSUED A TRAFFIC ALERT.

 

AS SOCCER BECOMES MORE POPULAR - PLANS ARE IN THE WORKS THAT WOULD BRING PROFESSIONAL SOCCER TO BUFFALO.

 

AND - THE FINAL FOUR ARE SET FOR “MARCH MADNESS” AT THE NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT.

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