Man holds police at bay at Super 8

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Amherst Police rushed to the Super 8 on Transit Road near Main Street on Friday on a report of a distraught man who c…

One-time candidate accused of sex abuse

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Lewiston man who once ran for a seat on the Niagara Falls City Council has been arrested on charges he had sexual …

Driver, passenger give cops false names

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) – State Police say both a driver and passenger gave troopers a false name when asked for identification after being sto…

Police investigate Motel 6 armed robbery

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Amherst Police are asking for help identifying a suspect in an armed robbery that happened at Motel 6, on Maple Road,…

Man allegedly runs into gym with knife

WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Witnesses say a knife-wielding man rushed into a fitness center on Seneca Street in West Seneca around 9 p.m. Thu…

Three traffic stops lead to arrests

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police had a busy evening Thursday, when they made three arrests each during separate traffic stops in…

Handcuffed escapee turns himself in

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man who escaped the custody of Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies while handcuffed turned himself in on Thursd…

FBI: One man is behind 22 bank robberies

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man is accused of orchestrating a string of bank robberies, and FBI agents say they have never seen anything like i…

Police say man stabbed neighbor to death

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Buffalo man has been accused of stabbing his neighbor to death in the Stuyvesant Apartments on Elmwood Avenue. Poli…

Police: woman tried to rob store clerk

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Jamestown woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly attempting to rob a convenience store around two weeks ago. P…

Man going to jail for not painting house

WESTFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man who took $1,500 from an elderly woman and never painted her house is going to prison. In December 2011, 46-ye…

Man going to jail for shovel attack

NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man who struck a 29-year-old victim in the head with a shovel will spend the next five years in prison. James…

Quick change suspect caught on camera

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) – Amherst Police are looking for a suspect who they say “quick changed” a cashier at a Transit Road pharmacy in Decembe…