Category Archives: Western New York

  • Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months

    Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months WANDERING RIVER, Alberta (AP) — The images are ones of devastation — scorched homes, virtually whole neighborhoods burned to the ground. It began to rain a little Sunday morning just south of Fort McMurray, but Canadian officials say they expect to…

  • Car becomes airborne during crash on the Thruway

    Car becomes airborne during crash on the Thruway PEMBROKE, N.Y. (WIVB)- A driver is recovering after a serious crash on the Thruway, near Pembroke. It happened just before noon on Saturday. New York State Police tell News 4 the driver went off the road, became airborne, and then rolled over. The driver is…

  • Buffalo Police investigate shooting on Rounds Ave.

    Buffalo Police investigate shooting on Rounds Ave. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that happened on the 100 block of Rounds Avenue. Detectives say around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday multiple shots were fired. A 25 year old man from Buffalo was hit by gunfire. Police tell News…

  • Group raises awareness for motorcycle safety

    Group raises awareness for motorcycle safety BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Motorcyclists revved their engines in Erie County Saturday to raise awareness for motorcycle safety. There have been at least four motorcycle crashes in Western New York in just the last two weeks. Erie County officials joined with riders Saturday to call…

  • Neighbors react to armed robbery at Lockport hospital

    Neighbors react to armed robbery at Lockport hospital LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – Neighbors who live near Eastern Niagara Hospital in Lockport woke up to helicopters, swat cars and police blocking off streets. They were advised to stay inside their homes. Mike Foster lives down the street. He said, “My text messages…

  • Single car accident in Allegany County kills one teen

    Single car accident in Allegany County kills one teen CENTERVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB)- A one car accident in Allegany County seriously injured the driver and killed a passenger early Saturday morning. New York State Police report that the Chevy Cobalt was traveling south on Dow Road in Centerville when the driver lost control and…

  • Over 100 people clean up Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

    Over 100 people clean up Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve DEPEW, N.Y. (WIVB)– More than one hundred parks are celebrating “I Love My Park Day” today across New York State. It’s the 5 year anniversary of the event and each year it grows larger. One volunteer, Steven, was there with…

  • Active search for armed robber in City of Lockport

    Active search for armed robber in City of Lockport LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) — Members of a SWAT Team are out in the city Saturday morning, looking for the suspect in an armed robbery. The Niagara County Sheriff issued the first warning for people in the area to shelter in…

  • City of Lockport residents shelter in place

    City of Lockport residents shelter in place LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB)- Officals in Lockport are currently searching for an armed robbery suspect. The Niagara County Sheriff’s SWAT team is currently on scene assisting Lockport Police.  A NYalert was issued at 5:51 a.m Saturday morning asking Lockport residents to shelter in…

  • Shelter in place after armed robbery at Lockport Hospital

    Shelter in place after armed robbery at Lockport Hospital LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB)-  Residents in the City of Lockport are being told to shelter in place following an armed robbery at Eastern Niagara Hospital early Saturday morning. Lockport Police say that a man walked into the hospital around 4:37 a.m. with…