Category Archives: Western New York

  • Cuomo bans government travel to North Carolina

    Cuomo bans government travel to North Carolina ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) — In the wake of the passage of a controversial law by North Carolina lawmakers, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced he’s ordering a half on any non-essential government travel to the state. Cuomo inked an executive order on Monday banning all…

  • Police bust up party at Panepinto’s beach home

    Police bust up party at Panepinto’s beach home IRVING, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police recently responded to the beach home of a New York State Senator to bust up a party. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies say they responded to Panepinto’s Irving home on Jan. 5 when they received a complaint detailing a party…

  • Old department store focus of East Side revival

    Old department store focus of East Side revival BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – This is the time of year when Broadway Fillmore always comes alive, as former residents come back to the Broadway Market for their Easter needs, traditional Polish treats, and Dyngus Day festivities. But once the fun is…

  • High winds knock out power, cause lake surge

    High winds knock out power, cause lake surge BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — From downed trees and electric lines, to a diverted flight and a rise in the level of Lake Erie, Monday’s weather had a broad impact on the greater Buffalo area. High winds pushed down a tree on…

  • Sources: BPD cooperating with FBI in investigation into Intelligence Unit

    Sources: BPD cooperating with FBI in investigation into Intelligence Unit BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is currently looking into the Buffalo Police Department’s Intelligence Unit, and sources say Buffalo Police Internal Affairs is working hand in hand with federal investigators. Buffalo Police officials have reportedly turned…

  • Controversial documentary film that links vaccines and autism dropped from Tribeca Film Festival

    Controversial documentary film that links vaccines and autism dropped from Tribeca Film Festival BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Documentary film “Vaxxed: From Cover up to Catastrophe” argues that government interests have suppressed evidence of links between vaccines and autism. Doctor Stephen Turkovich of Women & Children’s Hospital says the film…

  • Experts say we’re doing early childhood education wrong

    Experts say we’re doing early childhood education wrong BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — It’s the time of year where parents are starting to look at schools for their children for the upcoming fall. While parents are browsing and asking questions, experts say one of the top ones they should be asking…

  • Former Pastor charged with sharing child porn; worked as youth mentor

    Former Pastor charged with sharing child porn; worked as youth mentor TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – A former youth pastor is facing disturbing charges. Scott Stockton,44, originally from Tonawanda is accused of having and sharing child pornography. Police say Stockton is known for mentoring young people at churches and schools.He was arraigned in…

  • Justice Department cracks iPhone; withdraws legal action

    Justice Department cracks iPhone; withdraws legal action WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says it successfully used a mysterious technique without Apple’s help to break into an iPhone linked to the gunman in a California mass shooting. The surprise development effectively ends a pitched court battle between Apple and the…

  • Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum

    Teen arrested in theft of model spaceship from UFO museum ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A teenage boy has been arrested in the theft of a fiberglass and metal version of a spaceship from outside the UFO Museum in Roswell. Police say they’re still searching for two other suspects. The…