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Weekend in Review: South Buffalo standoff, ex-Bill with CTE can't recall glory days, Bethlehem Steel memories and more

Summer continues to roll along as weekends fill up with concerts, festivals and fun with family and friends. Here are some stories you may have missed.

South Buffalo police shooting had 'all the makings of a suicide by cop'

A 34-year-old man was shot Friday during an encounter with Buffalo Police following a standoff outside a home in South Buffalo. An officer shot the man after he didn’t respond to multiple requests from police to drop his 12 gauge shotgun.

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'Drop the weapon, Jeremy!': How the South Buffalo standoff unfolded

A video posted to Twitter showed how Friday's dramatic standoff in South Buffalo went down. In the video, an officer repeatedly shouts: "Jeremy, drop the weapon! Jeremy, drop the weapon!"

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A year late and twice the cost, Buffalo police-fire HQ closer to opening

Moving day has been a moving target when it comes to combining Buffalo’s police and fire headquarters under one roof inside the former Michael J. Dillon Federal Courthouse on Niagara Square. Now the target date is late fall and the price tag has almost doubled from initial estimates.

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Bills linebacker Mark Maddox (55) prepares to hit Richie Anderson, a fullback for the New York Jets, during the AFC game in 1994 at Rich Stadium. The Jets won the game, 23-3. (Getty Images)

Sean Kirst: Ex-Bill Mark Maddox looks to fans for memories stolen by CTE

Mark Maddox, now 50, was a linebacker for the Bills in the Super Bowl era. Today, he said, he retains few, if any, memories from his NFL career because he believes he has CTE.

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The glory days and decline of Bethlehem Steel

From the boundless optimism of the early 20th century to the heart-wrenching desolation and economic heartache of the 1980s, photos from The News' archive chronicle the life of the plant, which shut down in October 1983.

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Meet Jose Palma, the Buffalo man with a putting green in his front yard

Jose Palma has spent four years transforming his Busti Avenue front yard into a putting green. His labor of love will be open to the public as part of this weekend's Garden Walk Buffalo.

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Smiles at Lady Antebellum at Darien Lake

Grammy Award-winning country band Lady Antebellum, a harmonizing three-piece, took over Darien Lake Amphitheater on Saturday for a concert. See the fans who came out.

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