Category Archives: Western New York

  • Cheektowaga Police search for alleged thieves caught on camera

    Cheektowaga Police search for alleged thieves caught on camera CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are on the hunt for a set of alleged thieves who may have taken a valuable cell phone from a retail location in the Walden Galleria in March. Armed with photographic evidence, police are asking the…

  • Tickets for texting while driving continue to increase in NY

    Tickets for texting while driving continue to increase in NY ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The number of drivers issued a ticket for talking on a hand-held cellphone is dropping in New York state — though more people than ever are being caught texting while behind the wheel. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…

  • Elderly woman removed from vehicle by jaws of life after West Seneca crash

    Elderly woman removed from vehicle by jaws of life after West Seneca crash WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) — An elderly local woman is recovering from a frightening crash on Friday afternoon. Police responded to the scene of a flipped car on Covington Drive just before 4 p.m. First responders immediately…

  • State makes good on swapping out defective fridge for older couple

    State makes good on swapping out defective fridge for older couple BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Gordon and Deborah Roman got a new refrigerator through a program to help households cut their energy usage offered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The program is called EmPower…

  • Happening this weekend: 6 events to check out

    Happening this weekend: 6 events to check out BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — In western New York, spring has retreated, at least for another week, so indoor activities will be appealing for yet another weekend. In and around the Buffalo area, there are at least six events to check out and…

  • 30 in 30: Emmanuel Ogbah

    30 in 30: Emmanuel Ogbah BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Emmanuel Ogbah has one wish, wherever he eventually lands. “Just give me a chance to rush the quarterback. That’s one of my favorite things to do.” Ogbah is quick to the quarterback but his football journey was anything but speedy. He…

  • Sabres reflect on season, look ahead to future before home finale

    Sabres reflect on season, look ahead to future before home finale BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — It’s a date with the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Sabres’ regular season home finale. Buffalo hasn’t played all that well in their own building this season up until recently. They’ve won 4 of their last 5 games…

  • NYSP Superintendent D’Amico to step down

    NYSP Superintendent D’Amico to step down NEW YORK (WIVB) — The New York State Police Superintendent who led the agency through a costly, but successful, manhunt for two escaped murderers from a New York State prison, announced he will step down. Superintendent Joseph D’Amico, who served in his position for…

  • Cheektowaga man threatens to kill the President and several Presidential candidates

    Cheektowaga man threatens to kill the President and several Presidential candidates BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Cheektowaga man charged with threatening to kill the President, several Presidential candidates and a former President made his first appearance in federal court. Investigators arrested 21-year-old Joseph Goode for the threats. The U.S.…