NEW YORK, N.Y. (WIVB) - Nine area American Red Cross volunteers were deployed to the storm ravaged region before Hurricane Sandy's arrival. Wednesday morning, 11 additional volunteers will be heading to area.
Red Cross Communications Coordinator Jay Bonafede said, "They'll be helping to shelter and feed people that have been displaced by this storm. There will also be people there to do damages assessments in some of the areas."
Bonafede said, "One other thing we'll have people do is mental health. We have trained mental health volunteers that will go down and offer emotional support ."
The Red Cross is also urging people to donate blood.
The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad, ATF, and the Buffalo Police Department were called to Tioga Street near Fairchild Place in North Buffalo just before midnight Thursday.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
An angry mother who claims her daughter was dropped-off miles away from home wants answers.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
Police say a Jamestown man was selling crack cocaine out of his barber shop on East Second Street.
City Hall is considering turning to taxpayers to help keep the lights on at the only movie theatre in downtown Buffalo.