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NYSP: Drunk PA man with 3 children in vehicle involved in hit-and-run
October 18, 2021, 11:06 am | Source

BELFAST, N.Y. (WIVB) -- New York State police say a Pennsylvania man drove drunk and crashed with three children in the vehicle.

On Friday, Troopers were investigating and found a damaged vehicle on State Route 305 in Belfast. The man police identified as the driver, 44-year-old Jacob Boring, was involved in a hit-and-run incident that damaged...


Niagara Falls police make arrests after man dies in barbershop earlier this month
October 18, 2021, 10:59 am | Source

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Together with the United States Marshals Task Force, Niagara Falls police made an arrest in the death of Tracy Greene.

Greene was killed in his 18th Street barbershop on October 2. Police announced early Monday morning that Antonio Carr, 28, has been accused of committing the act.

Carr was located while a search ...


Genesee County man charged with killing father after body found in home
October 18, 2021, 10:44 am | Source

OAKFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) -- A Genesee County man has been charged with killing his father after the man's body was found in their Oakfield home.

On Sunday morning, shortly before 11 a.m., first responders received a request for a welfare check on 69-year-old Martin Maher -- a resident of Drake Street. The Genesee County Sheriff's Office says the ...


Thousands of Buffalo Bills fans take over Nashville ahead of Monday night game
October 18, 2021, 2:43 am | Source

(WIVB) - When the Buffalo Bills take on the Tennessee Titans for Monday night football, they won't be alone. Thousands of Bills fans will be cheering the team on from the stands to show their support.

"Bills fans are everywhere. Every single bar, walking down the street. The fan base has taken over the city. The locals are like Buffalo has ar...


Erie, Niagara County election offices open for extended hours this week for early voting registration
October 17, 2021, 11:05 pm | Source

(WIVB) - Early voting for the November elections starts this Saturday, and our local board of elections are helping people get ready.

Both Niagara and Erie County election offices will be open for extended hours starting this week.

The time will be used to help people apply for absentee ballots in person .

The deadline to apply online is Mo...


Sonic Drive-In in Cheektowaga is getting spooky with a “haunted drive-thru”
October 17, 2021, 11:01 pm | Source

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Sonic Drive-In is getting in the Halloween spirit.

The store in Cheektowaga, 3601 Union Road, is hosting its first ever "haunted drive-thru" this year.

This mini haunted house will be up until November 1.

Officials say after COVID-19 dampened Halloween plans last year, they wanted to get kids in the mood for the h...


“Baby Ribs,” a popular barbecue food truck, is now getting bigger with new brick-and-mortar location
October 17, 2021, 11:00 pm | Source

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Baby Ribs, known for its mobile barbecue pit on the corner of Locust and Walnut Streets, now has a brick-and-mortar location. To find this hidden gem, all you have to do is follow your nose, all the way to 135 Charlotte Street.

“They tend to find us. Once you light the grill, they will actually find you," said Eula Col...


Sunday marks start of National Teen Driver Safety Week
October 17, 2021, 10:57 pm | Source

(WIVB) - Sunday marks the start of National Teen Driver Safety Week.

One advocacy group says car crashes kill more then 4,600 teens every year.

AAA says parents can help cut back on this number.

Experts recommend talking with your child about always buckling up and not using phones behind the wheel.

You should also limit who can be in the c...


Buffalo Police: 19-year-old Niagara Falls man shot on Pannell Street
October 17, 2021, 5:59 pm | Source

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police say a 19-year-old Niagara Falls man is in stable condition at ECMC after being shot in the first block of Pannell Street, near Main Street and Fillmore Avenue, overnight.

The man arrived at the hospital just before 1 a.m. Sunday with gunshot wounds in a civilian vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked...


Byron Brown endorsed by IATSE Local 121
October 17, 2021, 4:14 pm | Source

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) -- Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has earned the support of another local union.

On Sunday morning, Brown's campaign announced an endorsement from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States (IATSE) Local 121.

"No one has been a bigger sup...


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