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Lt. Anthony Filipski and Officer Dominic Schwartz at police headquarters on November 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lt. Anthony Filipski, Officer Dominic Schwartz “take on” Dollar General shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The active shooter incident at the Dollar General store on November 14th unfolded in a matter of minutes and arriving police officers...
A Cheektowaga Police Department sergeant was talking to Travis Green's mother Viola outside the Dollar General store on November 16th. See went to the store and got into an argument with store employees and employees from Daryll's Car Audio. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect’s mom causes disturbance at businesses

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police say the mother of accused Dollar General shooter Travis Green was warned not to return to the scene of the...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

First responders dealt with 156 calls on Wednesday. Here are just some of the issues that came in for dispatchers. 12:07 am - A manager...
Public Safety Dispatcher Gina Silsby monitors one of seven computer displays on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public safety dispatchers were first to learn of Dollar General active shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The five public safety dispatchers on duty Tuesday afternoon just started their shift when the first call for help came in through...

Cheektowaga Police chief says shooters intent “was to do significant harm”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chief of Police David Zack says it's safe to assume Travis Green's intent "was to do significant harm" when he opened fire...
Paul Hintermeier appears before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 16, 2017. (L to R) Assistant District Attorney Patrick B. Shanahan, Paul Hintermeier, Defense Attorney Richard R. Shaw II. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga man indicted in deadly hit and run

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 36-year-old Paul Hintermeier has been arraigned on a number of charges in connection with a crash over...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA - First responders were called to 147 incidents on Tuesday. Here are all the issues they dealt with in addition to the active...
The owner and employees of Daryll's Car Audio were commended by the Cheektowaga Police Chief for their bravery when a gunman opened fire at the Dollar General store on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police chief commends Daryll’s Car Audio workers for their bravery

CHEEKTOWAGA - Mark Pinnavaia, the owner of Daryll's Car Audio at 2350 Union Road was sitting in his office when somebody in his shop...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, November 13, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA - First responders were called out to 162 incidents on Monday. Here are some of the issues police, firefighters, and ambulance crews were...
Viola Green embraces her son Travis Green during his arraignment on November 15th.  He is accused of being an active shooter outside the Dollar General store. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mother of accused Dollar General shooter says stress “just took a toll on him”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Viola Green says her son was under pressure because he lost a construction job two months ago, was hurt at another job,...