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Cheektowaga Marriage Licenses: Week of August 14, 2017

Cheektowaga Town Clerk Vickie L. Dankowski reports that her office issued marriage licenses to the following couples during the week of August 14, 2017. Landon...

Cheektowaga man admits to possessing child porn

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A Cheektowaga man pleaded guilty to possession and receipt of child pornography in federal court Friday. Raymond Crum, 63, admitted to victimizing three...
Cheektowaga Police need to ID this man who they say robbed a Sunoco gas station on July 15, 2017. (CPD photo)

Cheektowaga gas station robber pleaded guilty

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Crime Stoppers tip lead police to a Buffalo man who admitted to robbing three gas stations - including one in...
Lawrence J. Penna and his attorney Herbert Greenman appear before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Plea deal being worked out in airport hit & run case

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The criminal case against the man accused of leaving the scene of a deadly auto crash on airport property this past...

Cheektowaga may eliminate full-time deputy highway superintendent position

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town Board is set to vote on a measure to eliminate the full-time Deputy Highway Superintendent position saving taxpayers an estimated $1...
File photo of a surveillance camera. (Creative Commons)

Its now easier to sue your neighbor for videotaping your backyard

ALBANY, N.Y. - The State of New York has amended the civil rights law making it easier to sue your neighbor if they videotape your...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, August 16, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Dispatchers were called about 179 incidents in the Town on Wednesday. Here are just some of the things police, fire, and...
Erie County DA Seal

Cheektowaga woman defrauds NYS out of $19,000

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga woman was sentenced to eight months in prison after she admitted her involvement in a tax scam. Erie County District...
Snapshot of car believed to be involved in deadly hit and run on Genesee Street on 8/8/17. (Cheektowaga Police)

Photo and video released in deadly hit & run on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police released some images from the scene of a deadly hit and run on Genesee Street.  The crash last Tuesday killed Robert...
Cheektowaga Police Accident Investigators are along the 4200 block of Genesee Street where a pedestrian was struck and killed at a pre-dawn hit-and-run crash the morning of August 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police hope to identify deadly hit-and-run vehicle from part

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department is using the power of social media hoping mechanics and collision experts can identify a part they...