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Text through Cheektowaga’s Tip411 results in two drug arrests

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on multiple drug charges Wednesday night after police received an anonymous tip through the department's Tip411 texting...
South Line firefighter Todd Roland uses a drone during a training exercise between Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies on August 22nd. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

South Cheektowaga firefighters train with technology

CHEEKTOWAGA - Firefighters from the Bellevue and South Line Fire Companies participated in a joint training exercise Wednesday night combining tried and true search-and-rescue...

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...
A road crew mills Sherry Drive on April 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

First phase of streets improvement program starts

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The first phase of the Town of Cheektowaga's streets improvement program began Monday in South Cheektowaga.Milling machines and dump trucks were...
A big box store in Cheektowaga is selling sparkler type fireworks this year. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Sparklers and fountain fireworks legal in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State of New York has modified the penal law this year to allow residents the ability to purchase and use sparklers...
A flashlight illuminates the window in which a one-year-old child fell from on April 11, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Toddler’s fall from third-story window appears accidental

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The incident of a south Cheektowaga toddler falling from a window Tuesday night appears to be accidental according to law enforcement.Cheektowaga...
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...
A handful of employees inside the AT&T store at 4900 Transit Road walked off the job and joined over two dozen other striking Communication Workers of America members. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CWA members strike at Cheektowaga AT&T Store

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – Local Communication Workers of America union members joined a nationwide strike against AT&T Friday.The strike against AT&T started at 3 p.m.Cheektowaga...
A Cheektowaga Police officer marks casings outside Dollar General feet away from an assault weapon on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect not cooperating with Cheektowaga Police

CHEEKTOWAGA - Very little is known about the suspect who opened fire at the Dollar General store on Union Road near French Road Tuesday...
A car smashed into the front door of the Pizza Factory on Borden Road. May 4, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Car crashes into Pizza Factory’s front door

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Nobody was hurt after a car smashed into the Pizza Factory restaurant Thursday afternoon.  The crash happened around 1 p.m. at...