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Man charged with DWI after crashing into cars on Losson Road

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A Cheektowaga man was charged with Felony DWI after crashing his pickup truck into several parked cars overnight Tuesday.Cheektowaga's Assistant Chief...

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 crowd of over 200 South Cheektowaga residents attend a community forum on August 27th, hosted by the town at South Line Fire Company. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Residents use community forum to air frustrations over flood issues

CHEEKTOWAGA - Over 200 South Cheektowaga residents packed South Line Fire Company's meeting hall on French Road Monday night to air their frustration over...
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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...

Power outage strikes South Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - A power outage is impacting residents in South Cheektowaga Tuesday morning according to emergency officials.Several 911 callers tell Cheektowaga's public safety dispatchers...

Photos from the January 2019 Blizzard

Here's a look at the Blizzard through the eyes of Cheektowaga residents.  Thank you for allowing us to tell your story.
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 dinnertime kitchen fire gutted an Autumnwood Drive home and left a family of five homeless on June 27th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Community rallies around victims of kitchen fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - The victims of a kitchen fire on Autumnwood Drive are getting assistance in rebuilding their lives from caring community members.South Line firefighters...
Flash flood waters consume E. Mayberry Drive the night of August 17th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Flash flood impacts residents of South Line Fire District

CHEEKTOWAGA - Several homes were flooded, and a handful of people had to be rescued from their cars after torrential rain submerged several streets in...
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...