Category Archives: Western New York

  • Skyway shut down as ice blankets WNY roads, causes crashes

    Skyway shut down as ice blankets WNY roads, causes crashes BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A complex storm front brought freezing rain into the Buffalo area on Tuesday night, creating havoc on local roads. Officials made a fast call to close down Route 5, also known as the Skyway, in both…

  • Trump and S.C. Governor get into Twitter tiff

    Trump and S.C. Governor get into Twitter tiff MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Governor Nikki Haley responded to Donald Trump’s Twitter attack with just three words. Donald Trump took to Twitter to insult the South Carolina governor, who endorsed presidential candidate Marco Rubio February 16. After retweeting two posts…

  • Local man arrested, accused of selling heroin, cocaine

    Local man arrested, accused of selling heroin, cocaine BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Wellsville man is facing drug charges Tuesday after officers arrested him in the City of Buffalo. New York State Police stopped Maurice Roberson, 39, in Buffalo after police in Wellsville issued a warrant for his arrest on…

  • Super Tuesday: Candidates battle it out for 12 states

    Super Tuesday: Candidates battle it out for 12 states WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIVB) — With a total of 865 delegates on the line for Democrats and 661 on the line for Republicans during Super Tuesday, candidates will fiercely battle it out for victories. During this huge night in presidential politics 12…

  • Refrigerator recycling program put on ice

    Refrigerator recycling program put on ice BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Thousands of consumers across the country want to know where their money is, after trading in their old refrigerators for cash. They were participating in a national recycling program that has been put on hold after the recycling company…

  • Mississippi teenager uses billboard to ask date to prom

    Mississippi teenager uses billboard to ask date to prom FLORENCE, Miss. (WJTV) – One Florence High School student got creative when it came to asking out his date to the prom. He took his proposal to new heights by posting a billboard of his bold question for everyone to…

  • Makowski school passes inspection but county recommends more work on rodents

    Makowski school passes inspection but county recommends more work on rodents BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) —The rodent problem at Makowski School #99 on Jefferson Avenue goes beyond the kitchen to other areas where teachers and children spent most of their days. The kitchen is back open at the school but…

  • Former coach: Late UB defensive end had ‘rare quality’

    Former coach: Late UB defensive end had ‘rare quality’ AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — Solomon Jackson, or “Solo,” as he was known to family and friends and teammates at the University at Buffalo, had a contagious smile and a will to be the best. But despite his successes between the…

  • Second fatal boating accident haunts Wisniewski

    Second fatal boating accident haunts Wisniewski TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)- When Timothy Wisniewski was charged in connection with last year’s fatal boating accident on Ellicott Creek Monday, it dredged up painful memories for another local family. On April 23 of 1987, 26 year old Charlie Boehnke died in a boating…

  • Voices of voters as they cast ballots on Super Tuesday

    Voices of voters as they cast ballots on Super Tuesday WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve states in all cast votes for presidential nominees on March 1, also known asSuper Tuesday, the biggest single-day delegate haul of the nomination contests. Republicans are voting in 11 states, with 595 delegates at stake. Democrats…