An 8-year-old child of Cannas Court was shot in the eye Sunday afternoon with an airsoft gun. (Tiffany Szczygiel)

8-year-old shot in the eye with airsoft gun

CHEEKTOWAGA - An 8-year-old girl is at home recovering Monday after she was shot in the eye with an airsoft gun while kids were playing...

Vote on cell towers delayed citing lack of environmental studies

CHEEKTOWAGA - Resolutions to built two cellular communications towers in South Cheektowaga were tabled for the second time in two months because two environmental...
Two people were transported to the hospital after a crash at the intersection of Transit and French Roads. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Severe injuries reported at French Road crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police accident investigators were called to the scene of an injury accident after one person suffered severe injuries.Two vehicles collided around 8:15 pm...
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...
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...
The owner and employees of Daryll's Car Audio were commended by the Cheektowaga Police Chief for their bravery when a gunman opened fire at the Dollar General store on November 14th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police chief commends Daryll’s Car Audio workers for their bravery

CHEEKTOWAGA - Mark Pinnavaia, the owner of Daryll's Car Audio at 2350 Union Road was sitting in his office when somebody in his shop...
Viola Green embraces her son Travis Green during his arraignment on November 15th.  He is accused of being an active shooter outside the Dollar General store. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Mother of accused Dollar General shooter says stress “just took a toll on him”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Viola Green says her son was under pressure because he lost a construction job two months ago, was hurt at another job,...
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,...
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...