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First responders attend to a drowning at the Millennium Hotel pool on April 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Teen drowns in Millennium Hotel pool Sunday evening

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A teenager was rushed to the hospital by ambulance after drowning in a hotel pool Sunday evening. It happened around 7:26 p.m. at...
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Cash for Cans store at 1350 Harlem Road on April 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cash for Cans at 1350 Harlem Rd robbed at gunpoint

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two men robbed a Cash for Cans store minutes after the store opened for the day Saturday. The robbery happened at the Cash...

Erie County AFSCME employees get $1,000 bonus

BUFFALO, N.Y. - AFSCME employees in Erie County will receive a one-time monetary incentive in hopes to bring the union and county back to...
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NYSP to crackdown on distracted driving

ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York State Police announce a statewide crackdown on distracted driving as part of April’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Operation...

Cheektowaga dogs like postal workers in 2016

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Town of Cheektowaga and Village of Sloan may have the friendliest dogs in the country according to the United States...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, April 6, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 152 calls on April 6, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...
Cheektowaga Police booking photo of Tyrone Ervin.

Buffalo man crashes into gas meter, charged with DWI

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Buffalo man was arrested overnight for DWI after crashing into a gas meter. It happened just after midnight at 4 Trent...
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3 pleaded guilty to preying on the elderly

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three people pleaded guilty in Erie County Court Thursday to three separate crimes related to preying on the elderly of Cheektowaga...

Cheektowaga man get 30 months for child porn

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man was sentenced to 30 months in prison by a federal judge for possession of child pornography. Joseph Kurowski, 24,...
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, April 5, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 149 calls on April 4, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of...