BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - One of the hottest places to be Black Friday morning is at any area Best Buy. People have been pouring into the store on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst throughout the night.
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Before doors even opened, people were anxiously waiting, some were even lined up more than 24 hours in advance.
Keith Lewis, from Canada, was one of those eager shoppers, he stressed the need for forging alliances while in line.
Keith said, "Making friends is really important so they can save your spot and then you cover for them, they cover for you. And it's important to not drink large cups of coffee. And it's important to scope around 24-7 washrooms."
Keith was hoping to get his hands on a 40-inch flat screen TV for $179.
Town of Evans Police are asking the public for information about an abandoned puppy that was found on the side of Holland Road.
Customers filled the seats of Mom's Restaurant, in Niagara Falls, Thursday afternoon. The restaurant posted a sign saying that after 58 years they are closing their doors.
There is a hearing Thursday in Buffalo about the use of medical marijuana. So far 20 states and Washington D.C. allow it.
In an effort to combat childhood obesity, a local school district is now banning a popular sweet treat.
Local workers will be demonstrating outside of the McDonalds, on Main Street near Utica, Thursday at 5 p.m.
Sales tax revenues are on the rise in 2013, according to Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.