No more blue light specials for Cheektowaga Kmart

Sep 20, 2016

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.


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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Genesee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of a Cheektowaga woman.

Cheektowaga landlord claims self-defense in tenant's death

Jun 22, 2015

The murder trial of a Cheektowaga landlord accused of killing his upstairs tenant started on Monday.

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The push for reliable high-speed broadband internet across the community continues, with a town hall meeting Thursday night in Cheektowaga.


A popular discount movie theater in Cheektowaga has closed its doors.

Cheektowaga house fire proves fatal

Mar 7, 2015
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A morning blaze at a home in Cheektowaga took the life of an elderly man, Saturday.

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At a storm recovery briefing in Cheektowaga Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said, the state is moving forward with a new weather forecasting network.

A man has died as a result of a shooting on Woodell Avenue in Cheektowaga, last night.

Buffalo Bills release Alan Branch

Aug 24, 2014

The Buffalo Bills have released veteran defensive lineman Alan Branch one day after he was arrested for drunk driving.

New Cabela's store in Cheektowaga attracts thousands

Aug 7, 2014
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The first Cabela’s store in New York State opened in Cheektowaga Thursday. Shoppers lined up by the thousands to get a glimpse of the new retail outdoor store.

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Residents in Cheektowaga are facing stricter rules governing the allowable length of their lawns.

Two dead in Cheektowaga house fire

Feb 25, 2014
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Authorities say two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a fire at a Cheektowaga home. 

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Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant has announced her candidacy for a New York Senate seat.

Five CSX cars derail in Cheektowaga

Dec 10, 2013

Five tank cars filled with crude oil bound from Chicago to Philadelphia derailed Tuesday morning on the tracks along Broadway near Harlem Road in Cheektowaga.

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Cheektowaga on Monday released audio recordings of controversial phone calls between three Cheektowaga Central High School teachers and a student who was in trouble with the law.

Taking a shot at statewide gun buyback

Sep 29, 2013
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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman kicked off his statewide gun buyback program in Rochester on Saturday.

Buffalo tenants renting from a bankrupt landlord could soon find their taps running dry.

A local UPS worker has been arrested for stealing valuable packages.

A man on parole is being sought by State Police.

Raymond Gandolfo is the subject of a manhunt across Western New York. Gandolfo was awaiting sentencing on Genesee County for attempted forgery. He is wanted in Cheektowaga for burglary and grand larceny.

Gandolfo is described as a white male in his mid-thirties. He is approximately five foot five inches tall, weighing around 155 pounds.

Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Crimestoppers can be reached at 867-6161.