Friday, December 15, 2017

Buffalo woman charged with Leandra’s Law after crash Thursday

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police arrested and charged a Buffalo woman under the state's Leandra's Law after crashing her car Thursday afternoon. Ashley Mauk, 30 of...
A New York State Thruway Authority traffic camera shows a jackknifed tractor-trailer on November 5th. (Courtesy NYSTA)

Jackknifed truck spills 100 gallons of diesel fuel

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several emergency agencies responded to Interstate 90 Sunday morning to attend to a jackknifed tractor-trailer. A State Police spokesperson tells Cheektowaga Chronicle that...
Firefighters battle a house fire at 180 Aris Avenue on October 12th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Winds whip flames at Aris Avenue house fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several fire companies across the town responded to a working fire at 180 Aris Avenue in Doyle's Fire District overnight Thursday. Flames were...
Doyle Hose firefighters held a fill-the-boot campaign on September 30th.

Doyle raises $5,500 for Texas department devastated by Harvey

CHEEKTOWAGA - Doyle Hose firefighters came together Saturday to help raise funds for a Texas volunteer fire company devastated from Hurricane Harvey. The firefighters set up...
Firefighters from Doyle Hose and neighboring fire departments fight a fire inside R&R BBQ on Harlem Road August 20, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire at R&R BBQ

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Fire officials think a faulty cooler unit is to blame for a Sunday afternoon fire at R&R BBQ. Numerous phone calls flooded...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Shanley Street hit-and-run victim dies

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The young man struck by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street Friday morning has died according to Cheektowaga Police. Damian Garra, 18,...
Accident investigators inventory the scene where a bicyclist was struck on Shanley Street during the early morning hours of August 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Hit-and-run driver pleads not guilty in Cheektowaga Town Court

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A bicyclist was struck and severely hurt by a hit-and-run driver on Shanley Street just after midnight Friday. An eyewitness who didn't want...
Firefighters from Cheektowaga and Buffalo fight a house fire on Shanley Street. August 1, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police: Kids playing with lighter sparked fire

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Detectives assigned to the Cheektowaga Police Fire Investigation Unit say kids playing with fire caused Tuesday evening's fire on Shanley Street. Multiple...

Buffalo man arrested for trying to boost parts at William Street junk yards

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Cheektowaga Police officers patrolling a William Street junk yard Wednesday night made an arrest after a suspect tried to run away. Assistant Chief...
Bellevue firefighters assist two residents on Rowley Road after nearby Cayuga Creek floods and surrounds their home. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cayuga Creek floods Thursday night

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Several hours after flash flooding wrecked havoc across Cheektowaga, Cayuga Creek jumped its banks and threatened life and property in two...
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