BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Neighbors in Buffalo Called for Action when nothing was being done about eyesores on their street.
Mandie called our newsroom about boarded-up houses that are neglected and falling apart on Orlando Street. She even cut the grass herself, but was frustrated that the city wouldn't take action.
Thanks to our story, crews began demolishing one of the vacant houses on Thursday, something neighbors have been waiting a long time to see.
Last month, Masten District Councilman Demone Smith told us 60-percent of all the calls into 311 are over housing issues like the Orlando Street problem.
Police say they had the wrong man, and that Jerome Thagard, who spent four years in prison, didn't murder Steven Northrup in 2009. But the victim's family says otherwise.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
Investigators are making progress in the case of a Chihuahua thrown in a ditch while zipped up in a Coors Light thermal bag.
A registered nurse from Lockport has admitted concealing her knowledge of her boyfriend's drug dealing activities.
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