Cheektowaga Police

Authorities say a Cheektowaga Police officer had to break a car window to rescue a toddler from the sweltering vehicle after her mother apparently overdosed on heroin.

New York State Office of Mental Health

The state Office of Mental Health estimates a third of those incarcerated in New York have some type of mental illness. So why are they locked up instead of in a mental health program? Actually, Erie County has become a leader in diverting these offenders from prison. Progress has been slow, but steady, using a national model of law enforcement called Crisis Intervention Teams.

Cheektowaga Police

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

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga Police are warning residents to lock up their cars.

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

A former Buffalo police lieutenant has pleaded guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law in federal court.

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga Police are asking the public to contact them if they fell prey to a Wanda Avenue man who has been impersonating a police officer.

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.

Woman killed in Cheektowaga crash

Mar 20, 2016

A car which left the roadway and crashed into a retention pond in Cheektowaga Saturday claimed the life of an elderly driver.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Cheektowaga Police officials, who continue to investigate a fatal shooting involving one of their officers, have released video footage from the scene.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Investigators say based on what they've learned since a deadly Saturday night shooting in the Town of Cheektowaga, the police officer involved was justified in his use of deadly force. It was also revealed the person shot was "intoxicated and distressed" at the time of the incident.

Hit and Run accident kills Depew man

Mar 6, 2016

Cheektowaga Police are investigating a fatal hit and run accident that occurred early Sunday morning.

Cheektowaga Police

Cheektowaga police were expected to release more details today involving Saturday night's fatal shooting of a Java, NY man by a Cheektowaga police officer outside a hotel near the airport.

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A growing suburban drug problem has grabbed the attention of Cheektowaga's many neighborhood and taxpayer groups.

Cheektowaga Police have charged a soccer coach with allegedly having sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl.