WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - It's been eight months since a gunman shot and killed 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut.
As students across the country head back to school, security is a top priority, and Williamsville is leading the way for safer schools.
The district is taking new steps to increase security. Everyone at the schools will now have an access card to get inside. Crews have also installed about 180 surveillance cameras.
About 10,000 students attend 13 schools in the district and will return to school the day after Labor Day.
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.