Category Archives: Western New York

  • Judge rules Attica woman can stand trial for alleged murder of husband

    Judge rules Attica woman can stand trial for alleged murder of husband ATTICA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A trial revolving around a startling murder in Attica will proceed after a judge ruled Charlene Mess is competent to stand trial for the alleged murder of her spouse. The murder investigation and subsequent…

  • Plane diverted to Buffalo airport after smoke seen in cockpit

    Plane diverted to Buffalo airport after smoke seen in cockpit BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Smoke in the cockpit of a plane diverted the aircraft to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport this morning. The plane had been going from Chicago to Boston when trouble occurred. After making an emergency landing at…

  • Mourners remember infamous former Toronto mayor Rob Ford

    Mourners remember infamous former Toronto mayor Rob Ford TORONTO (AP) — Mourners paid their respects Wednesday to infamous ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who died last week at age 46 after fighting cancer. His tenure as mayor of Canada’s largest city was marred by revelations about his drinking problems and…

  • Authorities find 3 illegal immigrants in Niagara County

    Authorities find 3 illegal immigrants in Niagara County NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — U.S. Border Patrol Agents say they arrested three illegal aliens who were previously deported from the country. Deputies with the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office say they came across Fredy Yobani Sam-Az, 29, Alfonzo Colop-Sam, 31, and Gabriel…

  • Landscapers take over fairgrounds this weekend

    Landscapers take over fairgrounds this weekend BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Extreme gardening is now on display at the Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg. Plantasia kicks off Thursday night with a preview night. Visitors will find rock gardens, walls, stone paths, rocking chairs, and rock music. That’s because the theme…

  • Vehicle catches fire on ramp off of I-90

    Vehicle catches fire on ramp off of I-90 BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Officials say a vehicle caught fire, closing a lane on a ramp coming off of I-90 West Wednesday morning. The vehicle was seen burning on the ramp to Route 400 around 11 a.m. The right lane of…

  • Researchers say breastfeeding may help prevent ear infections

    Researchers say breastfeeding may help prevent ear infections TEXAS (WIVB) — Research came out this month suggesting fewer babies are developing ear infections, because more mothers are breastfeeding. You’ve heard before that breastfeeding provides babies with antibodies, which can help protect them from infection. This is pretty significant, since ear infections are…

  • Boyfriend-girlfriend murder-suicide under investigation by Orchard Park PD

    Boyfriend-girlfriend murder-suicide under investigation by Orchard Park PD ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police in Orchard Park say they are investigating a murder-suicide that happened at a residence off of Big Tree Road on Tuesday night. Police say they received a call about the incident around 9:30 p.m. The situation…

  • Police: Dunkirk man carrying drugs found with teen in vehicle

    Police: Dunkirk man carrying drugs found with teen in vehicle DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Dunkirk man is facing a number of drug and alcohol-related charges following an early morning arrest Wednesday. Just after 1 a.m., Dunkirk Police officers approached an SUV on S. Gazelle St. after hearing a citizen’s…

  • Car rolls over on Thruway near Batavia exit

    Car rolls over on Thruway near Batavia exit BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A vehicle rolled over on the Thruway near Batavia Wednesday morning, causing it to land in the median, according to sources. It is not clear if anyone was injured during the incident, but it is possible that…