University at Buffalo School of Nursing

A truck driver from Saratoga County has pleaded guilty to killing an assistant professor of nursing at the University at Buffalo.

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.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The unofficial vote went to Amtrak returning to Broadway-Fillmore's Central Terminal during a packed and occasionally raucous public meeting Tuesday night at the Buffalo Science Museum.

Depew voters head to polls to decide village's fate

Jan 17, 2017

Voters in the Village of Depew will head to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to dissolve the municipality and allow the Towns of Cheektowaga and Lancaster to assume control of services, including public safety.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

It was standing room only at Depew High School Thursday night. Residents came to a community meeting for answers to the question: What happens if they vote to dissolve the village? Answer: It will not be simple.

A new set of water main problems have occurred in Erie County.

Photo from the Vatican website.

The Catholic world celebrated an announcement Friday by Pope Francis that Mother Teresa of Calcutta will become a saint. 

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

An expanding business in Depew is expected to generate hundreds of new jobs.

18-year-old girl struck and killed in Depew

Jul 30, 2012
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Depew Police are continuing their investigation of a fatal Monday morning accident that left a 18-year-old girl dead. The teenager was killed as she waited for a  metro bus on Broadway at Kokomo Avenue.

Police say the unidentified driver of a Toyota SUV, a 35-year-old man from Lancaster, crossed the center median and struck Ashley Creighton of Depew around 7:05 a.m.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver then swerved back to the other side before smashing into Penora's Pizza, one block away at Broadway and Penora. His name is being withheld.