BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Local law enforcement agencies and the DEA gave people in Western New York the chance to clean out their medicine cabinets.
Several collection sites were available Saturday for people to drop off any unused, unwanted, or potentially dangerous expired prescription drugs.
This is all part of the 5th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to prevent drug abuse. Drugstores, police departments and other local and national locations are participating.
Christopher Jadoch, from D'Youville College School of Pharmacy said, "Unfortunately there (are) too many people-too many young people- who abuse some of the prescription controlled substances. We have elderly people who have too many things at home, get confused and sometimes leads to medication errors...We have young children who still get poisoned."
Local sites including: Buffalo Police Department, Buffalo State College 'C' Lot, Tonawanda Police Department and the Erie County Botanical Gardens were among numerous other drop-off locations.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
One letter was about the violent altercation between Jim Ying and another employee, and in the other letter Ying described why the restaurant is closing.
Four brothers were playing Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County, when an eight-year-old boy was struck by gunfire.