BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - There is no snow in the northtowns early Friday morning, but it's completely different weather conditions in the southtowns.
Lake effect snow began pounding areas south of Buffalo early Thursday night, and in some places snow is still falling Friday morning. Winds were also a big issue, especially for truck drivers.
A truck driver from Cincinnati had to stop driving because the winds were too much for his empty trailer. Mike Aldridge said, "I don't wanna get out here and cause an accident and somebody get killed or whatever. It just ain't worth it. Just shut 'em down and stay off the roads."
Collins native William Kendall offered advice for those who are digging out Friday morning, "shovel down hill."
For those in need of a hot meal and a warm place to sleep, a code blue is in effect through Sunday.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
The Niagara County Sheriff's responded to Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock in Cambria Friday night after receiving a tip about a suspected meth lab.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
Firefighters had to withdraw from a smoky fire in Blasdell at a multi-dwelling home on South Park Avenue Friday night because the flames were so intense.
Call 4 Action looked into claims this week that members of BJ's Wholesale Club were paying too much on sales tax on some deeply discounted items.
State Police in Pennsylvania are investigating an alleged pedophile pastor already facing charges in Western New York.