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Travis Green appears in Cheektowaga Town Court on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General shooter arraigned in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA - The suspect accused of shooting up the Dollar General on Union Road November 14th was arraigned before Justice Dennis Gorski Wednesday. Travis Green,...
A Cheektowaga Police officer marks casings outside Dollar General feet away from an assault weapon on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect not cooperating with Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA - Very little is known about the suspect who opened fire at the Dollar General store on Union Road near French Road Tuesday...

Dollar General location caused initial confusion according to police chief

CHEEKTOWAGA - In the initial moments of the active shooter call at Dollar General Tuesday afternoon dispatchers sent police officers to the Dollar General...
(From L to R) Lt. Anthony Filipski, Police Chief David Zack, P/O Dominic Schwartz, Sgt. Scott Grant, Detective Michael Isbrandt, P/O Anthony Devencentises.  Officers Mark Zimmerman and Jeffery Fial were not present as they were guarding the suspect at the hospital. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Chief praises officers’ actions at Dollar General shooting

CHEEKTOWAGA - Within four minutes of Cheektowaga 911 receiving the active shooter call, six officers were on scene subduing the suspect. Lt. Anthony Filipski, Sgt. Scott Grant, Police...
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Active Shooter press confrence

Cheektowaga Police hold a 6 pm press conference regarding the active shooter at Dollar General store on November 14th.  Press conference starts at 17:00.
The town council voted to adopt a modified version of Supervisor Diane Benczkowski's 2018 budget by a vote of 4-3 on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Town Council adopts 2018 budget; increases Benczkowski’s proposed property tax rate

CHEEKTOWAGA – The town council voted to adopt a modified version of Supervisor Diane Benczkowski's 2018 budget by a vote of 4-3. The adopted changes...
Cheektowaga Police respond to a shooting outside the Union Road Dollar General near French Road on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police Respond to Shooting at Dollar General on Union Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police responded to an active shooter near the Dollar General on Union Road near French Road just before 3:00 pm Tuesday. Union Road...
James Rogowski loads a ball into "Zeus" while Lockport High School Sophmore Kaite Miner looks on. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Councilmember Rogowski stresses the importance of STEM technology in schools

CLARENCE - Cheektowaga Councilmember James Rogowski knows the importance of teaching STEM and STEAM technology to his students at Lockport High School.  His class...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of November 10, 2017

Here is a look at some of the events first responders were called out to over the past weekend. Friday, November 10: 174 calls 1:31 am...
Cheektowaga Police officers and their family members gathered outside police headquarters to present a check to the Badge of Honor Association on November 13th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Officers present check to Badge of Honor Association

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police officers and their family members gathered outside police headquarters Monday afternoon to present a check to the Badge of Honor Association. The...