The driver of a 2014 Chevy Impala lost control of his car while he was changing lanes, went over the curb, and crashed into a utility pole and traffic sign along Union Road on November 19th. (Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crash brings down utility pole; impacts Union Road traffic for hours

CHEEKTOWAGA - A single-car crash Monday afternoon snarled traffic on Union Road for over eight hours while emergency responders and utility crews worked the...
Chronicle file photo of a Cheektowaga Police car.

Police investigating accidental shooting on White Road

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting for the second time in two weeks.Police responded to an address on White...

Assemblymember Wallace announces upcoming fire safety community events

CHEEKTOWAGA - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace has announced several upcoming events focused on fire safety, education, and firefighter recruitment that will be hosted by...
Firefighters attend to a George Urban Boulevard house fire on September 14th.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Crew partially falls through floor while fighting fire

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Friday afternoon house fire was fraught with some tense moments after firefighters partially fell through the floor while fighting the fire.U-Crest...
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Video of sleeping Burger King employee goes viral

CHEEKTOWAGA - A local Burger King employee is getting unwanted attention on social media after a Facebook video showing her napping on a piece...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Safety study underway at Union Road intersection

CHEEKTOWAGA - State leaders announced Tuesday that the Department of Transportation will perform a safety study a section of Union Road following the death of 16-year-old Sherilann...
U-Crest firefighters use the Jaws of Law to free a man from a single-car crash on the Kensington Expressway in the early morning hours of August 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Man extricated from car crash on the Kensington Expressway

CHEEKTOWAGA - U-Crest firefighters went to work overnight to free a man from his wrecked vehicle on the Kensington Expressway.The single-car crash happened around...
State leaders are calling on the DOT to conduct a safety study at Union Road and the Kensington Expressway.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

DOT study found aggressive drivers at Union Road intersection in 2016

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Chronicle has learned that a 2016 Department of Transportation safety study determined that aggressive drivers impacted operational issues at the intersection...
Cheektowaga Police investigate a deadly hit-and-run crash along the 4200 block of Genesee Street during the early morning hours of August 8. 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga Police renew call for help in deadly hit-and-run

CHEEKTOWAGA - August 8th marks one year since a hit-and-run driver struck and killed 55-year-old Robert Prigl while he crossed Genesee Street to catch...
Two U-Crest firefighters free a trapped crash victim on August 6th under the instruction of Chief Bryan Chapman. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

U-Crest firefighters pop door to free crash victim

CHEEKTOWAGA - U-Crest firefighters had to use a hydraulic tool to free a person after he became trapped in his car after a crash Monday...