• Big Ditch Brewing Co. releases eclipse-themed beer

    Big Ditch Brewing Co. releases eclipse-themed beer
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A local brewery is releasing a new beer to help celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse.Big Ditch Brewing Company announced their newest brew "WNY Eclipse" Black IPA will be released on March 1.Photo: Big Ditch Brewing CompanyThe six-pack brew is in collaboration with the Buffalo Museum of Science and includes one pair of eclipse viewing glasses.Big Ditch said the brew was made specifically for the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse, which will occur on April 8. Th
  • Pennsylvania teen killed in one-vehicle collision

    Pennsylvania teen killed in one-vehicle collision
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A Pennsylvania teen was killed and a 20-year-old Pennsylvania man was injured following a one-vehicle collision in the Town of Harmony on Monday.Monday, at approximately 4 p.m., New York State Police said troopers out of Jamestown responded to the scene on Panama Steadman Road for a one-vehicle collision. Following an investigation, troopers said, it was determined that a 2011 Hyundai was traveling north on Panama Steadman Road, exited the roadway and struck multiple tree
  • Son taken into custody after allegedly shooting father during domestic incident

    Son taken into custody after allegedly shooting father during domestic incident
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- One person is in custody after allegedly shooting his father during a domestic incident, according to Buffalo police.Tuesday, at approximately 9:20 p.m., police said "a son" allegedly shot his father on the 200 block of South Division Street during a domestic incident. The son was taken into custody following the incident.The ages of the son and father were not immediately made clear. The victim's injuries appear to be non-life threatening, according to police.Latest Post
  • Five takeaways from the Michigan primaries

    Five takeaways from the Michigan primaries
    President Biden faced his first challenging day in the Democratic primary process on Tuesday as Michigan voters went to the polls.The problem for the president was not the token opposition from Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) but, rather, the push for a protest vote over Biden’s vigorous support for Israel during its assault on Gaza.The protest campaign, advocating for people to vote “uncommitted,” had a solid night. By 11:30 p.m. Eastern time, it had racked up more than 50,000 vo
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  • 5 takeaways from the Michigan primaries

    5 takeaways from the Michigan primaries
    President Biden faced his first challenging day in the Democratic primary process Tuesday as Michigan voters went to the polls.The problem for the president was not the token opposition from Rep. Dean Phillips (D-Minn.) but, rather, the push for a protest vote over Biden’s vigorous support for Israel during its assault on Gaza.The protest campaign, advocating for people to vote “uncommitted,” had a solid night. By 11:30 p.m. EST, it had racked up more than 50,000 votes, or abou
  • 'Our post office is staying where it is': USPS addresses public outcry over plan to move mail processing to Rochester

    'Our post office is staying where it is': USPS addresses public outcry over plan to move mail processing to Rochester
    CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Union workers and their families finally got some answers Tuesday night from the U.S. Postal Service after it announced it was looking to consolidate some of its Buffalo services and move them to down the thruway to Rochester.
    The public meeting was originally scheduled for Jan. 31, but was postponed until the end of February so the USPS could "finalize any specific improvements" to the site. After months of waiting, the public finally heard from USPS officials.C
  • Trump and Biden win Michigan primary. But voters uncommitted to either candidate demand attention

    Trump and Biden win Michigan primary. But voters uncommitted to either candidate demand attention
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, further solidifying the all-but-certain rematch between the two men — yet early results from the state were highlighting some of their biggest political vulnerabilities ahead of the November general election.
    A vigorous “uncommitted” campaign organized by activists disillusioned with Biden's handling of the war in Gaza was making notable headway. It had alre
  • Panthers snap Sabres' winning streak in 3-2 loss in Florida

    Panthers snap Sabres' winning streak in 3-2 loss in Florida
    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk scored a goal and had an assist in his return from injury and the Florida Panthers defeated the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 on Tuesday night.Tkachuk gave Florida a 2-1 lead with a power-play goal with 4:24 to go in the first period and never relinquished it to win for the eighth time in nine games and move into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference with the idle Boston Bruins. Both teams have 82 points.He missed the team's previous game against the Was
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  • Trump and Biden won Michigan. But 'uncommitted' votes demanded attention

    Trump and Biden won Michigan. But 'uncommitted' votes demanded attention
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, further solidifying the all-but-certain rematch between the two men.
    Biden defeated Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips, his one significant opponent left in the Democratic primary. But Democrats were also closely watching the results of the “uncommitted” vote, as Michigan has become the epicenter for dissatisfied members of Biden’s coalition that propelled him to
  • Biden and Trump win Michigan primaries, edging closer to a rematch

    Biden and Trump win Michigan primaries, edging closer to a rematch
    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump won the Michigan primaries on Tuesday, further solidifying the all-but-certain rematch between the two men.Biden defeated Minnesota Rep. Dean Phillips, his one significant opponent left in the Democratic primary. But Democrats were also closely watching the results of the “uncommitted” vote, as Michigan has become the epicenter for dissatisfied members of Biden’s coalition that propelled him to v
  • News and notes from Brandon Beane, Sean McDermott at NFL Scouting Combine

    News and notes from Brandon Beane, Sean McDermott at NFL Scouting Combine
    INDIANAPOLIS (WIVB) — Bills general manager Brandon Beane and head coach Sean McDermott both met with the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Here are a few talking points from their availability. Catching up with Bills GM Brandon Beane 1-on-1 at the NFL Combine
    Sean McDermott says they are still deciding who will call the defensive plays; him or new defensive coordinator Bobby Babich.Beane and McDermott once again stressed the importance creating more explosive plays on off
  • Buffalo reaches new record high temperature for Feb. 27

    Buffalo reaches new record high temperature for Feb. 27
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- The Buffalo Airport reached 68 degrees on Tuesday, setting a new record high temperature for Feb. 27 in Buffalo, the National Weather Service announced.The previous record for this date in Buffalo was 64 degrees, which was set in 2000.
    While the warmth has certainly been felt around Western New York, it won't last for very long. Temperatures are expected to drop significantly Wednesday, with rain transitioning to snow during the late afternoon.You can view the latest 4War
  • Buffalo woman overcharged by UBMD gets help from Call 4 Action

    Buffalo woman overcharged by UBMD gets help from Call 4 Action
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- When a Buffalo woman realized she had been overbilled by a local medical provider - she spent weeks trying to get her money back.But with no luck, she contacted Call 4 Action.This family does not want to give out their full names so as to protect their identities. They were overcharged for a knee injection to treat arthritis.A couple weeks ago, Susan D. -- which is all the only identifying information she'll give out -- contacted Call 4 Action with frustrations about the
  • Catching up with Bills GM Brandon Beane 1-on-1 at the NFL Combine

    Catching up with Bills GM Brandon Beane 1-on-1 at the NFL Combine
    INDIANAPOLIS (WIVB) – News 4 Sports Director Josh Reed caught up with Bills GM Brandon Beane at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
    They covered several topics including: the salary cap, evaluating wide receivers, pending free agents like Gabe Davis and AJ Epenesa, the Matt Araiza situation, Josh Allen golfing with Tiger Woods and more. Josh Allen, Tiger Woods pair up at Genesis Invitational pro-amWatch the interview in the video player on this page.
  • Woman drives into indoor swimming pool at Niagara Falls hotel

    Woman drives into indoor swimming pool at Niagara Falls hotel
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Courtyard Marriott on Buffalo Avenue in Niagara Falls was significantly damaged when a woman drove a car through the building and into the indoor swimming pool on Tuesday morning.Police were called to the hotel around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police said that the 61-year-old woman had accidently accelerated a 2015 Lexus into the building and into the pool.
    Hotel employees assisted the removal of the woman and a 3-year-old passenger, who were both evaluated for injurie
  • Nate McMurray will not be on NY-26 special election ballot

    Nate McMurray will not be on NY-26 special election ballot
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Former Grand Island supervisor Nate McMurray will not be on the 26th Congressional District special election ballot in April, he confirmed to News 4
    McMurray, a Democrat, had been mounting a challenge against State Senator Tim Kennedy, who received the endorsement from the Erie County Democratic Committee to be on the ballot for the April 30 election, which will decide the replacement for longtime Western New York representative Brian Higgins, who stepped down earlie
  • Buffalo man arrested on drug charges after yearlong investigation

    Buffalo man arrested on drug charges after yearlong investigation
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Buffalo man was arrested after multiple search warrants ultimately found large amounts of fentanyl, cocaine, scales, and cutting agents following a year long investigation, authorities said Tuesday.After leaving a Whitehall Avenue home on Monday, Donel Cathcart, 39, was stopped by police for committing a traffic violation. Cathcart admitted to being in possession of contraband, whichultimately was determined to be crack cocaine, cocaine, and fentanyl. He was taken
  • Arrest made for party at unlicensed establishment, triple shooting occurred in October

    Arrest made for party at unlicensed establishment, triple shooting occurred in October
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An arrest has been made in connection to an unlicensed liquor establishment that was the site of a triple shooting last October during a party, the Buffalo Police Department said Tuesday.Three people were shot at an establishment on the 1500 block of Clinton Street in the early-morning hours of Oct. 29, 2023.3 shot near Clinton, Jones early SundayPolice said Tuesday that the establishment the party was at did not have a permit or liquor license and did not provide pr
  • FeedMore WNY in final days of 'Spread the Love' peanut butter drive

    FeedMore WNY in final days of 'Spread the Love' peanut butter drive
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Do you prefer creamy or crunchy peanut butter? Whichever is your preference, FeedMore WNY is collecting all types of peanut butter, and alternatives like almond butter during the month of February during their "Spread the Love" food drive.FeedMore has already collected more than 5,000 pounds of peanut butter with a couple of days still to go. Last year, they totaled 7,600 pounds, and are hoping to surpass that goal.“Donations of peanut butter always are highly desir
  • Woman killed after vehicle is struck by alleged drunk driver on Transit Road

    Woman killed after vehicle is struck by alleged drunk driver on Transit Road
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A 51-year-old woman was killed in a crash Monday night on Transit Road after an alleged drunk driver struck her vehicle, the Cheektowaga Police Department announced.Police said a vehicle driven by Jennifer Hylkema was exiting a parking lot around 9 p.m. on the west side of Transit between Cloverleaf Drive and Rehm Road. As the vehicle was entering into traffic, it was struck on the driver's side by another vehicle, which was operated by 24-year-old Alondra Ramirez-Santiag
  • Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan to perform at Darien Lake

    Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan to perform at Darien Lake
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Willie Nelson announced Darien Lake as the last stop on his "Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2024." The tour will make its way to Western New York on Sept. 17, Nelson announced on social media Tuesday morning.Nelson and family will headline the Buffalo show with Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, and Southern Avenue performing as well.
    Nelson, the 90-year-old country star, and Dylan, the 82-year-old rock, folk, and country star combine for over 150 million albums sold in their career
  • Pedestrian struck on Buffalo Airport circulatory road in hit-and-run incident

    Pedestrian struck on Buffalo Airport circulatory road in hit-and-run incident
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A pedestrian was injured Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle on a Buffalo Niagara International Airport circulatory road in a hit-and-run incident, airport officials confirmed to News 4 WIVB.Officials said the hit-and-run took place around 5 a.m., when a man walking away from the airport was struck by a "dark-colored SUV" that then fled the scene. The man suffered head injuries as a result of the incident.As of 8 a.m., the west entrance to the Buffalo Airport off Rout
  • Amherst residents still concerned over tax levy hike

    Amherst residents still concerned over tax levy hike
    AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) — It was a packed house at the Amherst Town Hall on Monday as many residents came out to speak their minds about several issues, including the 11.4 percent tax levy hike in the 2024 budget.In November, the town board approved overriding the tax levy cap in a special session. Some residents felt their voices weren’t heard and that the budget process was done without their input. In December, the board proposed a resolution to codify its budget proce
  • Man killed in shooting on Fulton Street

    Man killed in shooting on Fulton Street
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A man was killed in a shooting on Fulton Street on Monday night, Buffalo police said.Police said the incident happened on the 100 block of Fulton, in the city's First Ward neighborhood, just before 7:30 p.m. Monday, where the man had been shot while outside. The man, from Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene.The shooting is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential TIPCALL line at 716-847-2255.Latest Local News Man kill
  • Niagara Falls man found guilty for series of crimes in 2022

    Niagara Falls man found guilty for series of crimes in 2022
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Niagara Falls man has been found guilty for a series of violent crimes in 2022, including two shootings, the Niagara County District Attorney's office said Monday.A jury found that Curtis Griggs, 38, shot two people with a high-powered rifle in Niagara Falls on April 4, 2022. He was also convicted of a second shooting that took place on July 9, 2022.Finally, he was convicted of assaulting a woman on June 25, 2022, but he was acquitted of allegedly sexually assaulti
  • Chautauqua County man facing child pornography charges

    Chautauqua County man facing child pornography charges
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Chautauqua County man is facing a child pornography charge after allegedly having over 17,800 files on a thumb drive, the U.S. Attorney's office said Monday.39-year-old Jose Perez, of Celeron, is accused of having the files on a thumb drive. The thumb drive allegedly contained 17,839 image files appearing to be of a naked minor in a bathroom, and the minor does not appear to be aware that the camera is present.The findings came from a Dec. 15, 2022 search of Perez'
  • Sabres' Skinner undergoes imaging after leaving practice early Monday

    Sabres' Skinner undergoes imaging after leaving practice early Monday
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Sabres forward Jeff Skinner left Monday's practice early and underwent imaging on a potential injury before the team's road trip to Florida this week, the team announced.
    “We are gonna get some imaging on him right now to find out and make certain that everything is okay. We obviously have to do that before we fly out, so we figured we’d do that based on how he felt this morning, so we'll know more on that in a couple hours," Sabres head coach Don Granato
  • Jamestown man sentenced after killing teen, then killing other woman while on bail

    Jamestown man sentenced after killing teen, then killing other woman while on bail
    JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A Jamestown man was sentenced Monday to 13 to 40 years behind bars after hitting and killing a teenage pedestrian, and then hitting and killing another woman while out on bail for the first crash.
    On New Year's Eve 2021, Randall Rolison was driving a tractor trailer when he hit and killed 15-year-old Lexy Hughan as she crossed West 6th Street in Jamestown. Then, while out on bail, he killed another person. On Dec. 3, 2022, Linda Kraemer and her husband, Gray Kraemer wer
  • Lockport man hit with child pornography charge

    Lockport man hit with child pornography charge
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Lockport man has been hit with a child pornography charge, the U.S. Attorney's office said Monday.31-year-old Damon Singleton-Spencer is accused of having more than 180 files of suspected child pornography on a cloud storage application on his cell phone when state police received a tip in September 2023. A search was conducted at his residence on Feb. 16.Singleton-Spencer was previously convicted in 2017 of endangering the welfare of a child, authorities said.In t
  • Mississippi Mudds confirms it will open for it's 37th year

    Mississippi Mudds confirms it will open for it's 37th year
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — With spring weather approaching earlier than it has an past years, Mississippi Mudds in Tonawanda announced they will open for the season on March 2, marking their 37th year in business.“Our family has really appreciated serving Western New York over these past 37 years and our staff is really excited to help you get a jump on Spring. We promise to make your visit to Mississippi Mudds a truly enjoyable one, as we continue to treat your family like our own. Wher
  • Video: Buffalo police release body camera footage from fatal shooting on Reed Street

    Video: Buffalo police release body camera footage from fatal shooting on Reed Street
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- The Buffalo Police Department released body camera footage Monday showing what occurred in the moments before officers fatally shot a 58-year-old man Saturday morning on Reed Street.Two officers shot at Edward Holmes after he discharged one round from a shotgun while standing in the middle of the street just before 10 a.m., the video shows.Police commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said Monday he believed officers returning fire "absolutely was justified.""They were met with an
  • OP police: Passing school buses "not worth the few minutes you think it's going to save you"

    OP police: Passing school buses "not worth the few minutes you think it's going to save you"
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Each year NY traffic safety estimates fifty thousand drivers pass school buses despite having its red lights on. The decision not to stop for school buses comes the risk of a $400 fine and more importantly, a child's life.As the weather gets nicer, police say the disregard for school buses increases.
    "When you look at the high end of the fine schedule for a first time offense, $400, it pails in comparison to the thought of taking a childs life. So the few second
  • Country singer Cole Swindell is coming to Artpark

    Country singer Cole Swindell is coming to Artpark
    LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Cole Swindell is performing at the Artpark Amphitheater this summer.
    Swindell, known for songs like "She Had Me At Heads Carolina" and "Chillin' It," will be performing on Aug. 29. Tickets are available for presale on March 1 at 10 a.m.
    Swindell has written hits for Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett and others. He has collaborated with Florida Georgia Line and Chris Young and has had eight singles hit number one on the Country Airplay chart.Tickets are not sold in person due to c
  • Sabres new videoboard for 2024-25 will be roughly twice as big

    Sabres new videoboard for 2024-25 will be roughly twice as big
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Sabres will begin to make long-awaited upgrades to their arena this offseason, starting with a cutting-edge videoboard and a new roof.Owner Terry Pegula said the improvements are the first in a series of "gradual upgrades" coming to KeyBank Center. Both projects are expected to be completed in time for next season.“From an ownership perspective, I have put a great deal of thought and research into the fan experience over the last year and feel it is
  • Man killed in South Buffalo house fire

    Man killed in South Buffalo house fire
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man was killed in a large South Buffalo house fire late Sunday night, according to a Buffalo Fire Department spokesperson.Firefighters responded just after 11 p.m. to a fire at 167 Parkview Ave., where four people were inside. Two occupants made it out safely on their own while firefighters rescued one person and another jumped to safety from a third-floor window, according to the Fire Department.Amherst man arrested in connection with fatal Cheektowaga hit-and-run
  • Firefighters make rescue in South Buffalo fire where one was seriously injured

    Firefighters make rescue in South Buffalo fire where one was seriously injured
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a large South Buffalo house fire late Sunday night, according to a Buffalo Fire Department spokesperson.Firefighters responded just after 11 p.m. to a fire at 167 Parkview Ave., where four people were inside. Two occupants made it out safely on their own while firefighters rescued one person and another jumped to safety from a third-floor window, according to the Fire Department.Amherst man arrested in connection with fatal
  • Amherst man arrested in connection with fatal Cheektowaga hit-and-run

    Amherst man arrested in connection with fatal Cheektowaga hit-and-run
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- An Amherst man was arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed a 42-year-old man on Jan. 15 in Cheektowaga, police announced Monday.Police said 40-year-old Matthew Althoff allegedly struck Antwain Hankle around 7:20 p.m. while he was clearing off snow from a vehicle outside his Losson Road home. Althoff is alleged to have not stopped following the incident and continued to flee west on Losson Road and north on Union Road.Hankle was transported to ECMC where he w
  • Eclipse Minute: Is it likely to be cloudy in Buffalo for the total solar eclipse?

    Eclipse Minute: Is it likely to be cloudy in Buffalo for the total solar eclipse?
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Western New Yorkers are well accustomed to gray, cloudy weather throughout the winter and early spring, but just how likely will cloud cover be on April 8 during the total solar eclipse?Signs point towards El Niño conditions lingering into April, and in those years, Buffalo has seen a 60-70 percent chance for cloudy conditions on the day of the eclipse, according to the climatology data from the National Weather Service. Eclipse Minute: What will happen to the
  • Williamsville's Cameron Catrabone, Maple Grove's Matt Trim claim state wrestling titles

    Williamsville's Cameron Catrabone, Maple Grove's Matt Trim claim state wrestling titles
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Williamsville North/East's Cameron Catrabone and Maple Grove's Matt Trim both won state wrestling titles in their respective weight classes during the NYSPHSAA championships Saturday in Albany.Catrabone took home the Division I 152-pound title by defeating another Western New Yorker, St. Francis' Griffin LaPlante, in a 3-0 decision. Catrabone, who is committed to Michigan, finished with a 46-1 record on the season.Trim cruised to the Division II 215-pound title thanks to
  • Casey Mittelstadt's shootout winner lifts Sabres over Hurricanes 3-2

    Casey Mittelstadt's shootout winner lifts Sabres over Hurricanes 3-2
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Mittelstadt scored in the fourth shootout round, and the Buffalo Sabres extended their win streak to a season-best three straight with a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night.Owen Power forced overtime by scoring with 4:05 left in regulation, and Jeff Skinner also scored for the Sabres, who had not won three straight since a 3-0 run from April 6-10. Power’s goal came in his first game after missing six with an injury to his left arm.Ukko-Pekk
  • Bowlers on Grand Island aim to strike out breast cancer during fundraising event

    Bowlers on Grand Island aim to strike out breast cancer during fundraising event
    GRAND ISLAND N.Y. (WIVB) — Dozens of people on Grand Island are hoping to put a strike toward breast cancer.
    "My mother-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. She is a survivor. She caught it very early," Tina Hutchins said.
    Hutchins and her family rallied around her mother-in-law during her treatments. She says that made all the difference.
    "It was kind of scary. It was our first time ever having anyone in the family diagnosed with cancer," she said. "At the time I was young, ju
  • Bowlers in Grand Island aim to strike out breast cancer during fundraising event

    Bowlers in Grand Island aim to strike out breast cancer during fundraising event
    GRAND ISLAND N.Y. (WIVB) — Dozens of people on Grand Island are hoping to put a strike toward breast cancer.
    "My mother-in-law was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000. She is a survivor. She caught it very early," Tina Hutchins said.
    Hutchins and her family rallied around her mother-in-law during her treatments. She says that made all the difference.
    "It was kind of scary. It was our first time ever having anyone in the family diagnosed with cancer," she said. "At the time I was young, ju
  • Elma man allegedly flees scene after snowmobile crash in Lewis County

    Elma man allegedly flees scene after snowmobile crash in Lewis County
    MARTINSBURG, N.Y. (WWTI) - A 29-year-old Erie County man is facing multiple charges after allegedly crashing his snowmobile in Lewis County and then fleeing the scene on the evening of Monday, Feb. 19.Lewis County Sheriff's Officers allege that Nicholas Roberts of Elma was operating his 2023 Polaris Martyx 850 cc and failed to negotiate a curve. Roberts collided with a tree on the Rector Road in the Town of Martinsburg. Lake effect snow gives Tug Hill snowmobile season a restartDeputies were not
  • February scholar-athlete: East Aurora's Owen Rung

    February scholar-athlete: East Aurora's Owen Rung
    EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) — East Aurora High School’s cross-country program is one of the best here in Western New York.In November 2023, both the girls and boy's teams finished their seasons by winning a state title. Senior Owen Rung led the way, placing second in the Class C race."I joined varsity as a sophomore and that's when I found this group and how good of a group it was like with the seniors on the team then. They were good to me and since then I've had a group of people that
  • 6 charged following assault, robbery in Jamestown

    6 charged following assault, robbery in Jamestown
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Six people have been charged following an alleged robbery and assault in Jamestown earlier this week, according to police.Police responded to a residence on Stowe Street on Wednesday morning, where a man had been allegedly robbed and assaulted. When the man exited the apartment with another male, he appeared to have been assaulted.One of the six was arrested at that point, 41-year-old Benjamin Preston, while the other five were arrested following a search warrant fro
  • 1 killed, 2 more injured in Lewiston crash early Sunday

    1 killed, 2 more injured in Lewiston crash early Sunday
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash in Lewiston early Sunday morning, according to police.Police were called to the intersection of Walmore Road and Upper Mountain Road just after 12:30 a.m. Sunday, where preliminary investigation showed that a car traveling north on Walmore failed to stop at a stop sign and hit another car.A passenger in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene, while another passenger was airlifted to ECMC
  • Top lottery prize sold in North Tonawanda

    Top lottery prize sold in North Tonawanda
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Someone got lucky in North Tonawanda on Saturday night, winning nearly $12,000 in the Take 5 lottery drawing.The ticket, worth $11,979.50, was sold at the Tops Friendly Markets on Meadow Drive in North Tonawanda.The Take 5 is drawn twice a day, at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. To see winning numbers, click here.Latest Local News Top lottery prize sold in North Tonawanda 1 killed in apartment fire in Amherst ‘It just feels really special’: Cyclists take over Bu
  • 1 killed in apartment fire in Amherst

    1 killed in apartment fire in Amherst
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — One person was killed in a fire at an apartment building in Amherst late Saturday night, according to fire officials.
    Crews were called to the apartment complex at 11 Sunmist Square just after 11:45 p.m. Saturday, where there was a fire in one of the units.
    Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but the sole occupant of the apartment died in the blaze. The person has not been identified as of Sunday morning.The fire, which caused around $100,000 in damages, is still
  • 'It just feels really special': Cyclists take over Buffalo History Museum to push for Parkinson's disease cure

    'It just feels really special': Cyclists take over Buffalo History Museum to push for Parkinson's disease cure
    BUFFALO N.Y. (WIVB) - Each year nearly 90,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. It's a reality that hits home for people in our community, and one local gym is doing its part to make history and find a cure.
    Co-owner of Revolution Indoor Cycling Amanda Meyers knows firsthand the toll Parkinson's disease can have. Her father was diagnosed in 2020. Since then, with the community's support, she's made it her mission to help find a cure.
    "Everyone has been so supportive. It'
  • Man fatally shot by Buffalo police identified, allegedly fired shotgun after officers arrived

    Man fatally shot by Buffalo police identified, allegedly fired shotgun after officers arrived
    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A man who was fatally shot by Buffalo police Saturday morning allegedly discharged one round from a shotgun, which led officers to return fire, Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said during a Saturday press conference.Gramaglia said officers responded to a report of a man with a gun just before 10 a.m. on the 100 block of Reed Street. When police arrived on the scene, they allegedly encountered a man holding a 12 gauge shotgun in the middle of the street.Police

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