The Best of

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 6:09 PM EDT

By WBKW News


The Best of

February 24, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 6:09 PM EDT

Welcome to the Best of for the week of February 19-25.

Below are brief summaries and links to the most-viewed and most interesting stories of the week on Click on the links to view the entire stories.


1. Serious Crash on 198 and Parkside

Three vehicles were involved in the Monday crash, in which a tree and a light post were struck. (With Video)

2. Mom Facing Charges After Daughter Misses Two Years of School

A report out of Florida says a mother has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor because her daughter hasn't attended school since the 2009-10 school year.

3. Schumer Calls For Review Of Caffeine Inhaler

New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announces that the FDA has agreed to conduct a review of the safety and legality of a new caffeine inhaler.

4. Husband Shoots, Kills Wife While Inspecting Gun, Police Say

A 30-year-old Florida woman was shot and killed by her husband as he was inspecting a firearm inside their home, police said.

5. Buffalo Zoo Says Goodbye to Beloved Kodiak Bear Toby

The Buffalo Zoo euthanized its 22-year-old Kodiak bear named Toby on Sunday morning.



West Seneca Marine Awarded Purple Heart

Erin Brockovich Issues Statement on Le Roy

Jury Awards Former Playboy Playmate $1.2 Million

Cooking up Trouble: Man Arrested After Making Own Meal at Denny's, Police Say

Hell's Angels Members and Others Indicted in Connection with Methamphetamine Trafficking