Buffalo Airport firefighters examine a United Airline's jet shortly after it made an emergency landing on August 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

United flight diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A United Airlines flight bound for Montreal was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after smoke was discovered in the flight deck...
U-Crest and Hy-View firefighters pull a man up the embankment of Scajaquada Creek the morning of August 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man crashes into creek, rescued by firefighters

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A man was rescued by firefighters after his car crashed into Scajaquada Creek along George Urban Boulevard Tuesday morning. It happened just...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a deadly hit-and-run crash along the 4200 block of Genesee Street during the early morning hours of August 8. 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Person killed in hit-and-run crash on Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash along Genesee Street. The crash occurred around 4:52 a.m. Tuesday morning in front...

North Cheektowaga sustains power outage

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - An estimated 1,650 NYSEG customers in North Cheektowaga were without power Thursday evening while crews investigated a fault in the local...
Westbound Genesee Street was closed to traffic after two vehicles collided on July 22, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Two-car crash shuts down Genesee Street

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were sent to the hospital and a portion of Genesee Street was closed following a two-car crash Saturday afternoon. It...

Jason Klinger registers an address on Grand Boulevard

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services reports that Jason M. Klinger, 42, has registered an address at 20 Grand...
A minivan struck a fire hydrant and rolled onto its roof along Aero Drive the evening of June 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Minivan hits Aero Drive fire hydrant, rolls onto roof

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A woman was not seriously injured after she hit a fire hydrant and rolled her minivan on Aero Drive Saturday evening. The...
A car suspected of crashing into a gas pump at Red Tops Markets on June 17, 2017, was later towed from an address on Pinehurst Avenue. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Driver smashes into gas pump causing fire, later detained by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A car smashed into a gas pump at Red Top Markets on George Urban Boulevard early Saturday morning causing a small fire. The incident...
A man was caught on camera stealing the cash register at Zahz Pizza on Cayuga Road. (Submitted)

Zahz Pizza burglary suspect arrested by police

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police made an arrest related to the burglary of a town pizzeria. Cheektowaga Assistant Chief of Police Jim Speyer tells Cheektowaga...
Oxygen tanks next to a dumpster at Linda Lane Apartments appear to have been set on fire on June 13, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Oxygen tanks explode outside Linda Lane Apartments

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A handful of medical oxygen tanks next to a dumpster at the Linda Lane Apartments appear to have been lit on...