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New York State Police search a parking lot at the Walden Galleria for the AMBER Alert red pickup on May 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Walden Galleria brief target of AMBER Alert search Tuesday

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The search for McKenzie Wilson briefly intensified in the Town of Cheektowaga after the State Police received a report that the...

Amber Alert for McKenzie R. Wilson

MACHIAS, N.Y. - The New York State Police in Machias has activated the New York State AMBER Alert and is investigating a child abduction...
Police Seal

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Monday, May 22, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 174 calls on Monday, May 22, 2017. The following is a brief report of some...

Obituary: Rose Mary Hackford

HACKFORD - Rose Mary (nee Ormsby) May 21, 2017, loved and cherished wife of Paul G. Hackford; loving mother of Paulette (Alex) Alexander, Peter (Cheryl), Mark (Jan),...
Railroad tank cars are stopped along Broadway on May 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Schneiderman asks Trump to close “Bomb Train” loophole

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is leading a coalition of six states urging the Trump Administration to close a loophole that...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of May 20, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 317 calls on Saturday, May 20, 2017 and Sunday, May 21, 2017. The following is...

Deputies arrest passenger for drugs during traffic stop

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Erie County Sheriff Deputies arrested a Cheektowaga man for various drug charges during a traffic stop Saturday morning. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says...

Cheektowaga man entices teen via apps

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man pleaded guilty to attempting to possess child pornography in federal court Monday morning. Andrew Reiner, 29, communicated with a 15-year-old...
Fire crews investigate smoke inside Harkness Center the morning of May 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Smoke fills part of Harkness Center Monday morning

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Staff and students at Harkness Center had to evacuate the school after roofers caused smoke to permeate part of the building...
The Depew Fire Department hosted area fire departments in live training evolutions at a live burn at the intersection of Broadway and Dick Road on May 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Depew Fire hosts live fire training on Broadway

DEPEW, N.Y. - The Depew Fire Department hosted area fire departments at a live burn training event on Broadway near the town line Sunday. Firefighters...