Route 5

WBFO's Avery Schneider

Ten months worth of investigation into the massive Bethlehem Steel site fire in Lackawanna last November has resulted in an undetermined cause.

Chris Caya WBFO News

Design work for rebuilding the seawall along Route 5, in Hamburg, was recently completed. And now U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the Army Corps of Engineers to fund the project.


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On Thursday evening, residents of the Town of Clarence will have an opportunity to review and comment on a plan that, according to those who prepared it, offers a "smart growth" direction.

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A stretch of Route 5 in Lackawanna is closed after a tanker truck hauling propane crashed into a pickup truck and overturned early this morning.


Avery Schneider / WBFO News

Giant plumes of smoke can be seen for miles as crews battle a massive fire at the former Bethlehem Steel site. A cold storage building containing cars, boats and an assortment of recycling materials is engulfed in flames.

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The woman prosecutors say struck a man on a bicycle with her car in late 2013, and then left him to die, faces jail time. It's the result of a plea deal announced Monday morning in State Supreme Court.

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The Erie County Sheriff's Department is reporting an arrest after a fatal car accident Friday evening.

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Motorists traveling into the city Saturday from the Southtowns could face a bit of a detour.