Category Archives: Western New York

  • Budweiser falls off the list of America’s three favorite beers

    Budweiser falls off the list of America’s three favorite beers (CNN) – Budweiser is no longer one of America’s three most popular beers. Before 2001, Budweiser was the top-selling U.S. beer, but it relinquished that crown to Bud Light. Coors Light knocked Budweiser out of the second spot in…

  • Former charter school administrator sentenced to one year in jail following probation violation

    Former charter school administrator sentenced to one year in jail following probation violation BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former Buffalo charter school administrator has been sentenced to one year in jail for violating the terms of her probation for a grand larceny charge she was convicted of after misappropriating…

  • Chick-Fil-A hopes to open Cheektowaga location by fourth quarter of 2018

    Chick-Fil-A hopes to open Cheektowaga location by fourth quarter of 2018 CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Chick-Fil-A is expecting to open its Cheektowaga location in the fourth quarter of 2018, a representative from the chain confirmed Monday. The Cheektowaga location will be on Walden Avenue, in the former location of…

  • Tonawanda police looking for missing girl

    Tonawanda police looking for missing girl TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in the City of Tonawanda are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl. Rosalie Tirado has been missing since Sunday at 3 p.m. Police do not think she was abducted, but believe she ran away. Tirado is 5’3″, 132 lbs.…

  • 3 board members quit USA Gymnastics as more victims speak

    3 board members quit USA Gymnastics as more victims speak LANSING, Mich. (AP) — USA Gymnastics announced the resignations of three key leaders Monday while more women and girls told a judge about being sexually assaulted at the hands of a sports doctor who spent years with Olympic gymnasts…

  • SPCA Monday: Kane

    SPCA Monday: Kane BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 10-year-old dog was brought to News 4 on Monday. The SPCA is looking to find a home for the dog, whose name is Kane. Kane was recently surrendered to the SPCA since his previous owner could no longer keep him. “He’s…

  • Lackawanna man charged with supporting ISIS pleads guilty

    Lackawanna man charged with supporting ISIS pleads guilty LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Lackawanna man accused of supporting the terror group ISIS has pleaded guilty. Arafat Nagi was charged with attempting to provide material support and resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization. He was placed under arrest in July…

  • LIVE STREAM: Senate reaches compromise to end government shutdown

    LIVE STREAM: Senate reaches compromise to end government shutdown WASHINGTON D.C. (WIVB) —Senate leaders have reached an agreement to reopen the government. APP USERS | Tap here to watch live coverage. Democrats have yielded and ended their delaying tactics against a bill financing federal agencies through Feb. 8. Senate…

  • Memorial service to be held for late M&T Bank Corporation Chairman and CEO

    Memorial service to be held for late M&T Bank Corporation Chairman and CEO BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — M&T Bank will host a memorial service to celebrate the late Robert Wilmers on Monday. He had been M&T Bank Corporation’s chairman and CEO since 1993. Wilmers is credited with growing the organization…

  • M&T Bank to hold memorial service for late CEO

    M&T Bank to hold memorial service for late CEO BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — M&T Bank will host a memorial service to celebrate the late Robert Wilmers on Monday. He had been the bank’s chairman and CEO since 1993. Wilmers is credited with growing the organization into a regional bank that…