Friday, December 15, 2017
Shane Stevenson pleaded guilty before State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia to two counts of Murder in the Second Degree for the killing of a woman and her son. (ECHC)

Stevenson pleaded guilty to killing girlfriend and her son

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to killing his girlfriend and her 7-year-old son in State Supreme Court today. Shane Stevenson, 31, will...
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...
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,...

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...
Public Safety Dispatcher Gina Silsby monitors one of seven computer displays on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public safety dispatchers were first to learn of Dollar General active shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The five public safety dispatchers on duty Tuesday afternoon just started their shift when the first call for help came in through...

Cheektowaga Police chief says shooters intent “was to do significant harm”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chief of Police David Zack says it's safe to assume Travis Green's intent "was to do significant harm" when he opened fire...
A Cheektowaga Police Department sergeant was talking to Travis Green's mother Viola outside the Dollar General store on November 16th. See went to the store and got into an argument with store employees and employees from Daryll's Car Audio. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect’s mom causes disturbance at businesses

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police say the mother of accused Dollar General shooter Travis Green was warned not to return to the scene of the...
Woodgate Drive resident Keith Szen speaks to the Town Board in opposition to a 135' cell tower on February 14, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Neighbors show solidarity against cell tower

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Southline neighbors who have been living on edge for months continue to hold their breath as a proposal to build a...
(From L to R) Eamon Riley, '18, Christina Kennedy, '17, Leah Bernhardi, '17, Francis Marrano, '18. (Submitted Photo)

Law students help Southline neighbors in cell tower fight

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The determined group of neighbors from Southline who are fighting the construction of a cell phone tower near their backyards are...
Firefighters found a seized motor inside a rooftop HVAC unit above the office space of Latina Food Service at 1 Scrivner Drive. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Fire inside Latina Food Service HVAC unit

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – South Line and neighboring fire departments worked to extinguish a fire in a rooftop HVAC unit at Latina Food Service Saturday...
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