Cheektowaga

Delta plane at BNIA
WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Tim Wenger
December 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - The freezing rain conditions early Sunday were enough to send a Delta Airlines aircraft off the taxiway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after a scheduled landing following a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport. The landing occurred without incident and...
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Fire on Ridge Park Avenue in Cheektowaga
@JeffSlawson @WKBW
WBEN Newsroom
November 26, 2019 - 11:55 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A man died early Tuesday morning following a damaging fire at a Cheektowaga home. It happened at 111 Ridge Park Avenue near the Walden Galleria around 2am Tuesday morning. Fire officials say the only occupant in the home was in a wheelchair on the second floor. It took a...
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Chick-fil-A opens new location on Transit Road in Cheektowaga. November 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
November 14, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By: Kellie Scanlon CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Chick-fil-A opened their second location in Western New York, on the corner of Transit Road and Losson Road in Cheektowaga. The first location, which opened about a year ago on Walden Avenue, made quite the scene with dozens of people camping out all...
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WBEN Newsroom
October 30, 2019 - 1:23 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The overnight parking restrictions in the Town of Cheektowaga and the Town of Tonawanda have been postponed. The Town of Tonawanda said that their parking ban, which was scheduled to begin on Friday, will now go into effect on November 15. It prohibits parking on all...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
October 23, 2019 - 12:51 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - At a public meeting at the Buffalo Museum of Science on Tuesday evening, state health officials discussed some new initiatives that will be implemented to mitigate the higher cancer rates in East Buffalo/Western Cheektowaga. The State Department of Health, after a year-long study,...
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Yuriy Bruks appears in Erie County Court, where he was arraigned on murder charges from August 4. October 15, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 15, 2019 - 10:21 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - The man accused of killing his wife and fleeing to Mexico was arraigned on second degree murder charges on Tuesday morning. Yuriy Bruks, 35, allegedly bludgeoned his wife, Tetiana, at their home on Raymond Avenue in Cheektowaga on August 4. Law enforcement said Bruks...
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Tom Puckett
August 19, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police say pamphlets distributed to a couple of neighborhoods on Friday came from the Racial Nationalist Party of America, with a Lockport PO Box return address, and contained Racial and Religious wording that are offensive. VIEW: Pamphlets VIEW: Pamphlets Media...
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NYS Thruway Photo
July 12, 2019 - 6:12 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A pedestrial was reportedly struck and killed in an overnight accident along the New York State Thruway near the Walden and Galleria exits. The westbound lanes were closed for a time while NYS Police investigated the incident. Little information is known about the...
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Towers Boulevard Neighborhood/WBEN Photo
June 19, 2019 - 11:57 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - After a flooding rainfall in August of 2018 and subsequent flooding in the Towers Boulevard neighborhood, the Town of Cheektowaga is taking action in beginning a drainage construction project that should mitigate similar situations in the future. Supervisor Diane...
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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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