Category Archives: Western New York

  • Justice Dept. announces charges in dam cyberattack

    Justice Dept. announces charges in dam cyberattack WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged Thursday in a series of punishing cyber attacks on dozens of banks and a small dam outside New York City, intrusions that reached into America’s infrastructure and disrupted the financial…

  • Karadzic convicted of genocide, sentenced to 40 years

    Karadzic convicted of genocide, sentenced to 40 years THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A U.N. court convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide and nine other charges Thursday and sentenced him to 40 years in prison for orchestrating Serb atrocities throughout Bosnia’s 1992-95 war that left 100,000…

  • Jamestown radio legend Jim Roselle passes away

    Jamestown radio legend Jim Roselle passes away JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) — A local AM Radio legend has passed away after more than 60 years on the air. Many people grew up listening to Jim Roselle, a Jamestown radio personality who sources say died at the age of 89. Since 1953,…

  • Train collides with vehicle near Syracuse after stopping in Buffalo

    Train collides with vehicle near Syracuse after stopping in Buffalo PORT BYRON, N.Y. (WIVB) — An Amtrak train that made a stop in Buffalo collided with a vehicle outside of Syracuse Thursday morning. It is not known if anyone was injured in the accident, but the train has been delayed…

  • Crews battle house fire in Cheektowaga

    Crews battle house fire in Cheektowaga CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — A blazing house fire in Cheektowaga closed Dick Road from Lydia Lane to Claudette Court Thursday morning. U-Crest fire crews were seen spraying the blaze around 9 a.m. Video of the #Cheektowaga fire, courtesy of @flicktures. pic.twitter.com/oqsUzGVvz5 — News 4, WIVB-TV…

  • Sources: Drunk Buffalo police officer taken off flight

    Sources: Drunk Buffalo police officer taken off flight BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo Police Officer was under investigation Thursday morning after sources say he was taken off a Jet Blue flight for being drunk. The officer, who sources say was off-duty at the time, was taken off the flight…

  • Plans set for military lounge at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

    Plans set for military lounge at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Non-profit corporation WNY Freedom Lounge has entered into an agreement with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to establish a military lounge at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport. Members of the U.S. Military frequently come through the airport while…

  • 5-year-old saves mother from drowning in pool

    5-year-old saves mother from drowning in pool TEXAS (WIVB) — A woman in Texas has her 5-year-old daughter to thank for saving her life. The woman nearly drowned in their backyard pool. Tracy Anderwald is calling her daughter Allison a hero. It took incredible strength to do what she did. Tracy…

  • All safe after fire strikes Wheatfield house

    All safe after fire strikes Wheatfield house WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) — A house fire in Wheatfield sent crews to the Lockport Road scene late Wednesday night. When officials arrived, everyone was already out of the house. Personnel from Shawnee and Sanborn volunteer fire companies extinguished the flames. No one was…

  • Future cars may eliminate need for traffic lights

    Future cars may eliminate need for traffic lights CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (WIVB) — Waiting at red lights may become a thing of the past. In fact, traffic lights may disappear altogether. Cars that will be on the road in a few years may eliminate the need for them. Instead of stopping…