AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Students from 10 local high schools filled the stage at UB's Center for the Arts Tuesday night.
"Band Against Bullying" supports bullying prevention in area schools.
Founder Michael Bryant said, "We hope that this competition brings awareness to the issue of bullying in schools and in the workplace. We're hoping as a consequence to these acts that the message will be received and people will be aware of it."
The event featured several celebrity judges, including Fred Jackson of the Buffalo Bills and lead cast members of the musical "Jersey Boys."
A jury has convicted 16-year-old Dylan Schumaker of second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend's young son.
Police say a Mercedes Benz was making a left turn, when it failed to yield the right of way and struck the police car.
Police in Orleans County say they found 43 bags of crack cocaine inside a vehicle on South Main Street, in Albion, on Friday.
Slippery spots today, lakes become more active through the middle of the week.
Authorities say their month-long investigation into the sale and distribution of crack cocaine in Albion culminated Friday with the arrest of 32-year-old John Butler of Lockport.
A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.