Cheektowaga

May 13, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are investigating a report of shots fired at the Galleria Mall Sunday afternoon. It's reported that at least eight shots were fired in the parking lot near Macy's at the mall. There are no reported injuries and at this point it is unclear the motive or what...
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Tom Puckett
April 18, 2018 - 5:39 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are warning residents that they have received several reports of men going into residents’ homes posing as utility workers. At least two incidents occurred in the early afternoon Wednesday. Police say in one case a young white male approached an elderly...
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March 08, 2018 - 6:06 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Wednesday, Cheektowaga Councilmember Brian Nowak (D) called on fellow Councilmember James Rogowski (D) to resign. The request stems from the four-term councilmember's recent legal trouble, in which Rogowski was charged with first-degree criminal contempt for violating an Order...
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Richard Root
January 23, 2018 - 4:16 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Chick-fil-A says they will open a location in Cheektowaga in the fourth quarter of this year. They haven't released an exact date, yet, but we do know the location will be at 1753 Walden Avenue, which is on the east side of the 90 across the street from the Target Plaza. "...
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Mike Baggerman
November 20, 2017 - 3:00 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A key question that remains in the Travis Green investigation is how he acquired the AR-15's that he used to allegedly shoot the Dollar General store last Tuesday. Green was accused of firing 20 rounds into the store located near the intersection of Union Road and French...
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Richard Root
October 12, 2017 - 3:42 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Firefighters responded to a fire at 180 Aris Avenue overnight around 2:30 a.m. Firefighters had to call for mutual aid to help battle the blaze. Reports from the scene was that it was a vacant, single story dwelling, with the wind causing flames to extend well...
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Mike Baggerman
August 21, 2017 - 10:45 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cheektowaga Police were called to a home on Sierra Drive in Cheektowaga after an apparent homicide of a woman in her 30's on Monday morning. The call came in around 8 a.m. and the victim was reportedly shot at some point and suffered fatal injuries. "We're really in the...
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Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2017 - 2:59 pm
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - After Thursday's flash flood, many Western New Yorkers are now in recovery mode after water took over various parts of their home property. One such resident is Cheektowaga's Greg Jarmuz, whose basement yielded four inches of water during the storm. He said the entire...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 13, 2017 - 4:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Cuomo announced a long-term plan to help ailing homes on Buffalo's East Side and in the Town of Cheektowaga on Thursday morning in Buffalo. The $10 million plan is called the "Buffalo Neighborhood Stabilization Initiative" and is a three-pronged plan which officials...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Sirwilliam Hardy, 31, of Cheektowaga was arraigned in State Supreme Court on Thursday after he allegedly murdered his father William Hardy, 54, at his father's home at 212 Whitney Place in Cheektowaga on April 3. Sirwilliam Hardy was charged with Murder in the Second Degree...
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