Category Archives: Western New York

  • Two charged with making meth at Olean hotel

    Two charged with making meth at Olean hotel OLEAN, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two people have been charged with making methamphetamine in Olean following a noise complaint at a Microtel. Shannon Lee Hitchcock, 41, and Raymond G. Shaffer, Jr., 41, both of Olean, were charged with third degree unlawful manufacture…

  • Malala says she will continue fight for girls’ education

    Malala says she will continue fight for girls’ education ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Thursday said she was excited to be back in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angered at her championing of education for…

  • Truck and music lineup for Food Truck Tuesday announced

    Truck and music lineup for Food Truck Tuesday announced BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Food Truck Tuesdays are returning to Larkin Square on the afternoon of April 10. Each Tuesday during the six-month season, dozens of food trucks will gather. There is a rotating roster of 49 trucks from Buffalo and…

  • Holland school district says threats aren’t credible

    Holland school district says threats aren’t credible HOLLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Holland Central School District says threats shared on social media were determined to be not credible. Parents received a robo-call around 7:15 a.m. Holland Junior/Senior High School administrators and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office investigated the threats,…

  • Sheriff’s Office: Deputies witness robbery, arrest suspect

    Sheriff’s Office: Deputies witness robbery, arrest suspect BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office says a couple of deputies witnessed a robbery and caught the suspect. On Wednesday afternoon, deputies were walking on Main St., between county building posts, when they say they saw a man grab a…

  • Dunkirk residents told to boil water

    Dunkirk residents told to boil water DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Residents in Dunkirk are urged to boil their water until further notice. Police told News 4 about the advisory on Thursday morning. We will provide more information as soon as it is available. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News…

  • Lab takes top spot as America’s favorite dog

    Lab takes top spot as America’s favorite dog BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — For the 27th year in a row, the Labrador Retriever was chosen as America’s favorite dog. German Shepherds came in second, and the Golden Retriever came in third. The French Bulldog came in fourth, and the American Kennel…

  • AMR workers could strike next week

    AMR workers could strike next week BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — AMR ambulance workers could walk off the job next week. Union workers and the company have a Saturday night deadline to agree on a new labor deal. An anonymous letter sent to employees warns about the consequences of a strike.…

  • Common Council to change hiring process for firefighters and police officers

    Common Council to change hiring process for firefighters and police officers BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo’s Common Council is making some major changes to the hiring process for firefighters and police officers. This comes just weeks after the city’s psychologist who gave the psychological exam for applicants stepped down.…

  • 3-year-old girl in medically induced coma after police say she was assaulted by mother’s boyfriend

    3-year-old girl in medically induced coma after police say she was assaulted by mother’s boyfriend JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A young girl is fighting for her life Wednesday night after police say she was assaulted by the man taking care of her. Autumn Scriverner’s mother says she is in…