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Black Friday: Stock Lists & Doorbusters for 47 Stores

A reminder, we'll have every single big Black Friday Deal online, complete with additional savings and built-in coupons right here beginning at 4am on wgrz.com

Over the past several months, with the help of our friends at CheapCheapCheap.com, I've gathered and verified Black Friday Stock Lists for 47 major retailers. The lists showcase which products will be on sale Black Friday, and the products marked [Early Bird] are limited quantitiy, door-buster items. Please keep in mind that stock of the hottest items will sell-out extremely quickly, may vary by location and stores sometimes make last-minute adjustments.

Enjoy!

- Matt (@MattGranite on Twitter)

Plan your Black Friday shopping now by clicking the store names below and downloading the detailed stock lists.

Top Black Friday 2011 Deals Online Today

BUFFALO, NY -- Black Friday doesn't have to be a hassle. Today we're saving you time and money. Below is a round-up of the top deals already online that run through Black Friday.

Each link below already has the coupon built-in, so all you need to do is click, enter the coupon code (if applicable) and enjoy. These prices are "Black Friday safe" but please keep in mind there are bigger deals right around the corner. We'll have those Thursday and Friday.

Black Friday Store Maps: Where The Deals Are

One of the major keys to a successful in-store Black Friday experience is knowing where the retailer's putting the deals, and how that store is laid out.

Click on any store name below and you'll find the only hand-drawn deal maps in the country (exclusive to our network of stations). I only mapped out the 8 stores below since the lay-outs are similar from one location to the next. Some store sections will differ slightly, others may be the mirror image of a map. Knowing a store's layout could easily put a deal in your hands first.

Happy Shopping!

- Matt (@MattGranite on Twitter)

Click on any store name below to download the map.

Best Buy

18-Year-Old Dies in Hunting Accident

TOWN OF SHELBY, NY - A hunter has been shot and killed at the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Saturday afternoon, on the same day shotgun hunting season began.

State Police, Genesee County and Orleans County Sheriff's Department all responded to the scene. Officials say two men were leaving the wooded area with a deer they had shot when the victim's 12-gauge shotgun accidently fired.

The accidental shot struck 18-year-old from Lockport, killing him.

Lt. Joshua Verhague with the Department of Environmental Conservation was on the scene. "Gun safety, gun safety, gun safety. Make sure after discharging a weapon, your gun safety is on. If you need to unload your gun, make sure that its safe. Always check. The number one thing is gun safety. "

State Police tell 2 On Your Side they had difficulty locating the hunters. They were about 3/4 mile off the unpaved pathway.

Winter Parking Bans in Your Town

Winter Parking Bans in Your Town

Amherst:

  • The Amherst Police would like to remind all citizens that the winter parking ban is now in effect. From November 1st until April 1st, there will be no overnight parking allowed on any Amherst street from 1 am to 7 am.

Cheektowaga:

  • The Cheektowaga Police would like to remind all citizens that the winter parking ban is now in effect. From November 1st until April 1st, there will be no overnight parking allowed on any Cheektowaga street from 1 am to 6 am. 

Clarence:

  • The Clarence Police would like to remind all citizens that the winter parking ban is now in effect.

Candle Maker is Medina's "Mad Scientist"

When a former CEO suffered a dehabilitating stroke that nearly ended his life, he faced a long road to recovery. Candle making was part of his therapy, and he enjoyed it so much, that he decided to make it his new business.

Candle Nook LLC in the village of Medina boasts of having more scents of any other candle place in our area. In fact, they accept the challenge of coming up with new scents.

Click on the video to see Kevin's report. You can find Candle Nook on Facebook.

 

Two More Charged in Walmart Stabbing Death

ALBION, NY - Two more men have been charged in connection with the random stabbing death of an Albion woman in a Walmart parking lot on October 30th.

Kathleen Byham was approached by three men as she was walking back to her car. Luis Rodriguez Flamenco, 24, an illegal immigrant from Honduras, has already been charged with murder in the stabbing death of the 45-year-old woman.

Wednesday, the two men accompanying Flamenco, illegal immigrants from Mexico, were charged in the case. Jose Torrez-Gonzales, 28, and Marcos Gomez-Perez, 21, were arrested at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Facility in Batavia and charged with attempted robbery and conspiracy.

The pair appeared in Albion Town Court where bail was set at $10,000 each. They are currently being held at the Orleans County Jail and are due back in court on November 16th.