Wheatfield

Crime Stoppers of Buffalo

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says it has arrested the man suspected to running over his ex-wife with his pick-up truck.

A Wheatfield man jailed on a kidnapping charge has been released and a new suspect is behind bars.

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

As the nation marks Sunshine Week, the Buffalo Niagara Coalition for Open Government is releasing its report card on the websites of local governments - and the grades are not good.

Two court buildings and a county office building in Niagara County were closed in the early afternoon Thursday because of phoned-in bomb threats.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reports soil samples taken show no contamination from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield leaking to nearby properties.

Five students were injured when the school bus they were riding in was sideswiped by a car on Nash Road in the town of Wheatfield late Wednesday morning.

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Wheatfield is the latest community to introduce a bill that would impose new regulations on solar energy.

In an effort to prevent future tragedies, New York Sen. Robert Ortt is calling for a review of Shawnee Road in Wheatfield. Last Saturday, two 18-year-olds were struck and killed as they were leaving a house party.

Original Pizza Logs

The Wheatfield company that has been producing a favorite game-day snack for more than two decades is expanding.

Joseph O'Rourke/WGRZ

State environmental officials insisted for decades that residents living on the North Tonawanda-Wheatfield border had nothing to fear from the Love Canal waste buried in a neighboring landfill. Then, last year, they declared the landfill a Superfund site, even after 80 truckloads of contaminated soil originally removed from Love Canal were hauled away. Residents, many of whom report serious illnesses, are understandably upset. Dan Telvock, with our partner Investigative Post, dug through documents and filed this report.


Niagara Falls Police Department

A veteran cop in Niagara Falls is facing charges for assault after an incident of road rage.

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An accused Wheatfield bomb-making has pleaded not guilty after being indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury.

Wheatfield man indicted on bomb-making charges

Aug 14, 2015

The Wheatfield man found with bomb-making materials in his garage last month has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Michael O'Neill faces counts of making and possessing a destructive device. 

Mike Desmond/WBFO News

A Wheatfield man who caused an explosion in his family's garage earlier this week has been charged with possession of an unregistered destructive device.

Authorities revisiting missing child cold case

May 14, 2015
Niagara County Sheriff

Authorities are once again trying to solve the case of a 2-year-old boy who went missing from his Niagara County home more than 30 years ago.

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Surveillance video has helped clear a Niagara County Sheriffs deputy in a shooting last week in Wheatfield.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

The victims in the shooting that occurred in Wheatfield on Friday have been identified.

Photo from Wheatfield Against Sludge Facebook page

Some Wheatfield residents are fighting against the use of a liquid fertilizer they say contains harmful waste. The battle involves a national company operates businesses in Erie and Niagara counties.