Boyd Gordon, Matt Hendricks

Sabres fall in NHL basement battle

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The two worst teams in the NHL squared off tonight in Buffalo, with the Oilers squeaking out an ugly 3-2 victory.

Penalties dominated the g


DNA connects man to March 2012 chapel break-in

Batavia Police say they used DNA evidence to connect 34-year-old Shannon Cook to the break-in at Discovery Chapel in March of 2012.

Nothing was taken in the break-in at

Frederic Baker

Computer repair uncovers suspected child porn

State Police arrested a Wyoming County man last week after a computer repairman allegedly uncovered child porn on the man’s computers.

Troopers have been inve


Push on to ban puppy mills

A push to ban puppy mills is gaining momentum in Amherst, where some local lawmakers are looking to make state history.

If a proposed law passes, Amherst will be the firs

Jennifer Pelc

Traffic stop leads to three drug arrests

A traffic stop led State Police to arrest three people inside a vehicle for various drug possession charges.

Bruce Jedrysik, 32, of Sinclairville was pulled over on Ba

albany state capitol legislature

NRA membership nearly doubles after SAFE Act

Since New York State rolled out new gun laws a little over a year ago, the membership in the local National Rifle Association has nearly doubled.

New York State has now su

heroin pills hospital nurse doctor shot

Heroin: Easy to get on the streets

A former heroin user tells News 4 the drug is easy to get on the streets. The 20-year-old recovering addict lost two of his friends to overdoses before making the decisio

Niagara Falls Water

Water temporarily restored to Falls residents

Of the 14 homes in Niagara Falls that have been struggling for a week without water, four now have the water running again, and the rest have temporary lines connected.


DOT-111 railcars routinely travel through Western New York. These passed through the rail yard in Blasdell.

Loaded cargo: rails hauling crude

The Bakken oil boom

Domestic oil production is on the rise and more of it is moving by rail because not enough pipeline infrastructure is in place.   At the same time ther