Category Archives: Western New York

  • News 4 at 4 kicks off Monday

    News 4 at 4 kicks off Monday BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo’s newest newscast kicks off on WIVB-TV for the first time at 4 p.m. with some new and familiar faces. Anchoring the show will be Christy Kern, a St. Bonaventure graduate who is back in western New York after…

  • Shots fired in D.C., Capitol temporarily put on lockdown

    Shots fired in D.C., Capitol temporarily put on lockdown WASHINGTON, D.C. (WIVB) — Police in Washington D.C. reported shots fired in the U.S. Capitol Building’s visitor center, prompting an immediate lockdown of the area just before 3 p.m. on Monday. Officers reported the shooter was taken down and arrested, but…

  • TSA officers seize loaded gun in case at Buffalo Niagara International Airport

    TSA officers seize loaded gun in case at Buffalo Niagara International Airport BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — In the first few months of 2016, there have been more firearms seized than in the entire year of 2015, with officers confiscating yet another on Monday. Officials say officers stopped to investigate further…

  • Man arrested, extradited back to WNY for allegedly raping 13-year-old

    Man arrested, extradited back to WNY for allegedly raping 13-year-old AMITY, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man who formerly lived in western New York will head back to the region in handcuffs after he was arrested on charges of rape. Authorities say they arrested on Sunday 27-year-old Michael Turner, months after…

  • Unknown substance found in letter to Sen. Gallivan

    Unknown substance found in letter to Sen. Gallivan BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An envelope addressed to Sen. Patrick Gallivan was found to have a non-specific threat and an unknown substance inside when it was opened Monday morning. The letter was opened by Gallivan’s Albany office manager. Gallivan was not in…

  • Dyngus Day Parade marks 10 years

    Dyngus Day Parade marks 10 years BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) –  Polka music and people showing off their Polish pride will fill Buffalo’s East Side Monday evening. The tenth annual Dyngus Day parade will bring thousands to the historic Polonia district. It’s Polish tradition to celebrate both the end of…

  • Mother Angelica passes away on Easter Sunday

    Mother Angelica passes away on Easter Sunday HANCEVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — Mother Mary Angelica, foundress of the EWTN Global Catholic Network, passed away Easter Sunday at age 92. Mother Angelica died peacefully at 5 p.m., surrounded by the Poor Clare Nuns of Perpetual Adoration of Our Lady of the Angels Monastery in…

  • Buffalo restaurant to sell assets at auction after closing doors

    Buffalo restaurant to sell assets at auction after closing doors BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A city business is shutting down after three years, and has decided to sell its assets. Butterwood Sweet & Savory, located in the Hotel Lafayette, will hold a public auction selling items like décor and…

  • 3-alarm fire blazes on Crestwood Ave.

    3-alarm fire blazes on Crestwood Ave. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Just off of Hertel Ave., a three-alarm fire blazed in Buffalo Monday morning. The fire began on Crestwood Ave. sometime around 10:30 a.m. Authorities say high winds are playing a factor in their fight against the fire. Crews attacked…

  • Georgia Governor vetoes religious exemptions bill

    Georgia Governor vetoes religious exemptions bill ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed legislation allowing clergy to refuse performing gay marriage and protecting people who refuse to attend the ceremonies. The Republican rejected the bill on Monday. Republican majorities passed the bill to broadly protect people acting…