Cheektowaga

Tom Puckett
June 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman has been arraigned in connection with a deadly crash in Cheektowaga. Prosecutors say they were running from a loss prevention officer at a store. DA John Flynn says 23 year old Aleia Easley is charged with manslaughter, petit larceny, reckless driving, and a...
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Brendan Keany
June 12, 2019 - 11:45 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday evening, Erie County Legislator Howard Johnson held a public meeting to discuss some of the safety and health initiatives taking place in his district. The main focus of this meeting was the "cancer cluster" that was found in the area stretching from...
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April 24, 2019 - 5:34 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Five children and their mother are safe after New York State Police caught their kidnapper driving in a white minivan in Cheektowaga on Sunday. A fugitive from Ohio, 27-year-old William Angel, is now in the custody of New York State Police following a traffic stop on the Thruway...
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April 24, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - 21-year-old Jacquelyn McClain has died after a car crash at the intersection of Rossler Avenue and Dingens Street Cheektowaga on Tuesday night. Cheektowaga Police confirmed that she was a passenger in a 2010 Honda Accord who was ejected from the vehicle during the crash...
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Bob Karaszewski
March 18, 2019 - 4:59 pm
AMHERST (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - David Braunstein, who had served as the West District President of the New York State Amateur Hockey Association, has resigned his role after nearly two decades. The news comes after video surfaced of a January incident where Cheektowaga players were caught on...
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Screenshot from video where Cheektowaga hockey players make monkey noises at Amherst hockey who is black. (Screenshot courtesy of Bob Kazee)
March 16, 2019 - 6:39 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Many in Western New York are outraged after a video that shows Cheektowaga hockey players making racism comments towards a black player for Amherst. The video showed the Cheektowaga players making monkey noises. The person who filmed the incident can be heard asking "Really...
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Macy's at the Galleria Mall on May 14, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
February 20, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police say a false alarm prompted a brief evacuation at Walden Galleria Wednesday. Police say a weekly test, intended for a few managers accidentally went shopping center-wide, prompting stores to lockdown and evacuate the Galleria. After police confirmed...
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Brendan Keany
December 24, 2018 - 2:41 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - District Attorney John Flynn talked about the road rage incident in Cheektowaga last week that resulted in assault charges. Maurice Scott (31) of Buffalo has been arraigned for the brutal road rage attack that took place last Wednesday on Walden Avenue, leaving 41-year-old Matthew...
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Tom Puckett
November 28, 2018 - 4:00 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) As Chick-Fil-A prepares to open its first location in Cheektowaga, police are getting ready to make sure traffic runs smoothly. "We'll have officers directing traffic on Walden Avenue, Anderson, Duke all the way down to Peppy," says Capt. Scott Pilat. "We'll have traffic...
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