• Area Gun Dealers Face Criminal Charges

    The state has placed criminal charges against ten gun dealers for selling guns at gun shows –including assault rifles - without doing the proper criminal background checks. Undercover officers were even able to buy guns without background checks even after telling the sellers they were having problems with their spouses at home. Four of them are from Western New York.

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  • Yorkshire Crash Kills Teen

    A teenager was killed last night in the Town of Yorkshire when he lost control of his pickup truck and struck a tree long Block Road. 19-year old Joshua Mummery of Bliss was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Amherst Firm Announces Layoffs

    It was a Springville man who was killed Tuesday night on Route 219. 52-year old John Chrosniak lost control in the Town of Boston at the Zimmerman Road overpass and struck a concrete embankment. Erie County sheriff’s deputies have charged a man with beating his 11-month old baby daughter twice in a less than a month to the point she needed hospital treatment. 23-year old Antuan Jordan is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He blamed another child for the injuries. Both children have been placed with their grandparents. The former owners of two dogs that were found starving in a Dewey Avenue home a few weeks ago are charged with animal cruelty. Santford Banks and Alexandra Johnson are accused of keeping their two pit bulls in filthy conditions and not feeding them. Pillar Processing has announced it’s laying off nearly 600 workers at its Amherst offices. The company processes foreclosures. Pillar is associated with the Steven J Baum law firm that came under heavy criticism when its employees dressed like the homeless for Halloween – viewed as being in poor taste when you consider what the result of their work means to so many families.

  • Springville Man Charged With Beating Infant

    Erie County sheriff’s deputies have charged a man with beating his 11-month old baby daughter twice in a less than a month to the point she needed hospital treatment. 23-year old Antuan Jordan is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He blamed another child for the injuries. Both children have been placed with their grandparents.

  • Couple Charged With Animal Cruelty

    The former owners of two dogs that were found starving in a Dewey Avenue home a few weeks ago are charged with animal cruelty. Santford Banks and Alexandra Johnson are accused of keeping their two pit bulls in filthy conditions and not feeding them.

  • NFL Fines Bills' Stevie Johnson

    The NFL has handed down a 10-thousand dollar fine to Bills receiver Stevie Johnson for his touchdown celebration in the Jets game. He says he’ll pay the fine and put it behind him. He says he’s now focusing on Sunday’s game against Tennessee.

  • Ryan Miller Denies Trade Rumors

    Ryan Miller was back practicing fully with the Sabres yesterday. Lindy Ruff says he could play this weekend. Meanwhile Miller responding to a report out of Edmonton that he wouldn’t mind being traded – he says it never happened. He was never asked that question and he’s never brought it up to the Sabres. He says he’s proud to be with the Sabres – it’s an exciting time for the team and he wants to be a part of it.