BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - 600 Western New Yorkers "stepped out" on a walk to stop diabetes. Under sunny skies on a crisp and beautiful Autumn day in Buffalo, the route took them through some of the most scenic views of the Inner Harbor.
News 4's Senior Correspondent Rich Newberg addressed the walkers before they set out and told News 4's meteorologist Don Paul that he had an excellent forecast for the nice weather they were lucky to have.
So far, the American Diabetes Association in Western New York has raised 80% of its goal of 100-thousand dollars.
The money goes for Diabetes research, awareness, and services to communities.
26 million American children and adults suffer from Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. It is a major cause of heart disease and stroke.
Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States
A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment.
A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says two people lied in a formal written statement that was filed with the Department of Social Services.
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.
Kenmore Mercy Hospital is closing its 3 West Patient Care Unit in January, affecting about 30 associates at the hospital.