Category Archives: Western New York

  • Police: Derby man facing felonies after crashing vehicle while drunk, fleeing scene

    Police: Derby man facing felonies after crashing vehicle while drunk, fleeing scene ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Orchard Park Police charged a Derby man with a number of felonies after they say he crashed his car while drunk and left the scene. Police responded to a two-car accident on Southwestern Boulevard…

  • Sheriff: Protection order likely sparked Kansas factory shooting

    Sheriff: Protection order likely sparked Kansas factory shooting NEWTON, Kansas (KSN) – Authorities say a man who opened fire on the central Kansas factory where he worked was served with a protection from abuse order shortly before the attack. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton said Friday that the sheriff’s…

  • Jordan Williams shares his love of organ music

    Jordan Williams shares his love of organ music EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) — When News 4 anchor Jordan Williams isn’t on the air, he’s often making music in the choir loft. “St. Matthias’ Episcopal Church in East Aurora approached me and convinced me [to join their staff],” Jordan recalled.…

  • Terminally ill Niagara Falls boy appears on Wake Up! after meeting basketball idol

    Terminally ill Niagara Falls boy appears on Wake Up! after meeting basketball idol BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — 5-year-old Niagara Falls resident “Baby Shawn” Kennedy recently got to meet his basketball idol, Steph Curry, a point guard for the Golden State Warriors. Baby Shawn was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG),…

  • Slushy snow lands in western New York

    Slushy snow lands in western New York EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Snow can be a lovely sight during Winter, but also a cause of dangerous driving conditions. News 4’s Katie Alexander was in East Aurora Friday morning where lake effect snow prompted plows to clear the roads. Friday’s lake…

  • Teresa Weakley on playing fiddle with Americana band in Buffalo

    Teresa Weakley on playing fiddle with Americana band in Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- News 4 WakeUp! Anchor, Teresa Weakley, spends much of her day in the studio and the newsroom, or taking care of her two children, but she also finds time for one of her first loves; music.…

  • Galleria’s owner agrees to improve accessibility

    Galleria’s owner agrees to improve accessibility CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – The largest owner and developer of shopping malls in the Northeast has agreed to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities at its 12 malls in Upstate New York, including the Walden Galleria in Cheektowaga, and the largest mall in…

  • State mandates energy suppliers go lower or go out of business

    State mandates energy suppliers go lower or go out of business BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The deregulation of utilities in New York was supposed to lead to lower gas and electric bills–through energy service companies, or ESCO’s—but after nearly 20 years, that has been largely a broken promise for…

  • City officials moving to stop the dancing at Hardware

    City officials moving to stop the dancing at Hardware BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — City officials say they’ve received dozens of letters and emails from Allentown residents complaining about the late-night noise and activity going on in the area. When the city began looking into it – they noticed one place…

  • Canisius tops Niagara, sweeps ‘Battle of the Bridge’

    Canisius tops Niagara, sweeps ‘Battle of the Bridge’ BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Emile Blackman tried his best to bring Niagara back from a dreadful 4-18 start from the field, and he nearly pulled it off. The Purple Eagles guard scored 27 points to resurrect Niagara’s chances against rivals Canisius after…