Cheektowaga

Orchard Park Police

Oh yes, they call him the streak. On Thursday, he entered a guilty plea in Orchard Park Town Court.

Town of Cheektowaga Police

A 29-year-old man suspected in a shooting incident outside a local store is currently held without bail. Town of Cheektowaga Police, meanwhile, confirmed that two "civilian heroes" intervened and helped officers avert what authorities say could have been a mass shooting.

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday afternoon that could have been much more worse than it ended.

Airport Music

A fixture of Cheektowaga and the local music scene has closed. After 40 years in business, Airport Music has shut its doors for the last time.

Erie County

Como Lake Park is a jewel of Erie County, with thousands of Cheektowaga and Lancaster residents living close by and walking, biking or driving to its facilities. Erie County is starting to resolve a large slug of mud in the middle of the park's lake.

The Cheektowaga man accused of second degree attempted murder and first degree assault in connection with the hammer attack on his wife has been released on $10,000 bail.

A Cheektowaga man has been charged with attempted murder after hitting his wife in the head with a hammer inside the nursing home where she was undergoing treatment.

Edwin LoVallo

Vincent LoVallo is an Uber driver. Yes, it is the same Vincent LoVallo who used to be Buffalo’s streets commissioner, mayoral chief of staff and City councilmember. He said ride-hailing coming to Buffalo is similar to when food trucks first came to the area.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

Most members of the New York State Legislature are on summer break, but Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is using the time to tour the region.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

A new restaurant in a new building, a new office and light manufacturing space in a long-closed plaza area. Mike Desmond reports Cheektowaga Supervisor Diane Benczkowski says both are a sign of continuing confidence in her town for the future.

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga Police are warning residents to lock up their cars.

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A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to a grand larceny charge for stealing from an elderly neighbor.

A Cheektowaga man is being held without bail in the Erie County Holding Center, charged with the shooting death of his father.

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As April approaches, Western New Yorkers will be finishing up their income tax returns. However, one tax preparer will not be taking any more customers.

Reward offered for info on animal stabbing

Jan 27, 2017
SPCA

An animal rights group is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for help in finding whoever stabbed a pig that was found bleeding in the Village of Sloan.

A Buffalo man has been sentenced to 22-years-to-life in prison for the beating and sexual assault on a local woman walking home in Willert Park.

The Cheektowaga man convicted of strangling his girlfriend, then setting her body on fire inside their home, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison, plus five years post-release supervision.

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A man charged with killing a woman and her 7-year-old son inside their Cheektowaga apartment has waived his right to a felony hearing. A grand jury will now hear the case.

No more blue light specials for Cheektowaga Kmart

Sep 20, 2016
Kmart

The Kmart on Walden Avenue is Cheektowaga is on a list of 64 Kmarts closing in 28 states across the United States.

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A Cheektowaga man has been indicted on charges that he threatened the life of a sheriffs deputy.

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A woman and her young son were discovered dead inside their Cheektowaga home Thursday evening. The man who had a relationship with the mother is charged with two counts of second-degree murder.


An emergency water main break in Cheektowaga had crews working to repair it through Sunday's early morning hours.

A Cheektowaga woman has been sentenced for stealing nearly a half-million dollars from her former employer.

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A Cheektowaga man has been arrested after threatening to kill President Obama and others.

Cheektowaga, Lancaster to lose 600 jobs

Jan 15, 2016
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Officials in Cheektowaga and Lancaster are dealing with word that a major employer is pulling out of their towns.

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A state ethics investigation has determined that a former assemblyman from western New York mistreated and harassed female employees and abused his office by using state resources for his re-election campaign.

Cheektowaga landlord sentenced for killing tenant

Sep 2, 2015

A Cheektowaga man convicted of second-degree manslaughter will serve five to 15 years in prison for the shooting death of his tenant.

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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visited Buffalo on Friday in recognition of National Senior Citizens Day.

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The deaths of two young residents in less than a year has elected officials calling for greater safety at Walden Avenue and Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.

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After nearly 15 years of recruiting, actress Loretta Swit appeared in Cheektowaga as the grand marshal of the Pulaski Parade.


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