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More than $8k in THC vape cartridges, drugs seized in Orleans Co. arrests: Deputies

Medina, N.Y. – Orleans County Sheriff’s deputies say they have arrested four people and seized thousands of dollars’ worth of THC vape cartridges and high-grade marijuana after an investigation in the Village of Medina.


GIRLS HOOPS SECTIONALS: Eight locals teams advance to quarterfinals

CALEDONIA — It wasn’t the typical regular season for the Caledonia-Mumford girls basketball team but the Red Raiders started to come together late in the year enough to earn the No. 6 seed in the Section V Class C3 tournament and they made sure they would be advancing to the quarterfinals on Wednesd


Police: Sex offender charged with failure to register address change — again

BATAVIA — A Level 2 sex offender who previously served time for failure to report an address change has been arrested again on the same charge. Jeremy R. Eaton, 41, of Ellicott Avenue is a Level 2 sex offender, police said. He was in custody at Genesee County Jail for a parole violation at the time


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


93-year old puzzler tries to break world record

(WHEC) - A 93-year-old man in Albion, New York is on a mission to complete one of the world's largest puzzles. The puzzle's producer estimates it will take 600 hours to complete. For Garland Miller, he accepts the challenge, and is currently trying to complete the 40,320-piece puzzle.


High wind watch will take effect Sunday in Western New York

BATAVIA — A high wind watch will take effect Sunday in Western New York. Winds of 35 to 45 mph are expected with gusts up to 75 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.


Très chic: Adara Fashion is Albion’s newest clothing store

ALBION — Nestled off of Main Street in Albion is a small shop selling women’s contemporary clothing and trendy fashions. “We go from small to three X in sizes right now,” said Kylie Hughson, owner of the newly opened Adara Fashion. “I’m working on getting sizes. I just wanted something, a place for


Four teens arrested after "horrific" gang assault

Rochester NY, WROC-TV - Rochester police say four teenagers are facing gang assault charges after what police call a "horrific" and "completely unprovoked" attack. Police responded to a 911 call from someone reporting an assault being streamed live on Facebook. The call came in around 3:30 p.m. Wedn


Niagara County names panel to study opting out of legal pot

The Niagara County Legislature appointed a committee Tuesday to discuss whether the county should opt out of any recreational marijuana legalization bill the State Legislature may pass.


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


Albion teen sentenced for stabbing his grandmother

ALBION, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A judge sentenced an Albion teenager Thursday for stabbing his grandmother while she slept, according to The Orleans Hub. Deputies say the 17-year-old, whose identity will not be released, broke into his grandmother's home through a window while he was under the influence of a


Video: Buffalo police watch as handcuffed defendant is beaten

In the video that Buffalo officials didn't want the public to see, one of their cellblock attendants grabs a handcuffed defendant from behind and throws him to the floor. His head hits a shelf, opening a gash on his face. He's then dragged to an empty cell and dropped into a chair as blood pools ben


Support for the troops: Dwyer Peer to Peer program is serving veterans in Orleans County

ALBION — “When somebody goes overseas to do what we did in a combat zone, you leave everything.” Brad Smith was a member of the Navy Seabees when he arrived in Kuwait in late February 2003. He went into Iraq on March 27 — mere days after the invasion began.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Three jailed, multiple charges filed in Medina drug bust

MEDINA — Four people are facing numerous drug charges after an investigation into the sale and distribution of THC vaping cartridges in Orleans County. Members of the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Drug Task Force, along with Medina police, executed a search warrant Wednesday at 541 East Center S


Law and Order: Biker accused of reckless driving, going 135 mph, and causing serious physical injury to trooper

Darnel J. Tillmon is indicted for the crime of assault on a police officer, a Class C violent felony. It is alleged that on Aug. 2 in the Town of Le Roy that Tillmon acted with intent to prevent a police officer -- a New York State trooper -- from performing a lawful duty and his actions caused seri


US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State can't return

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Alabama woman who left home to join the Islamic State group in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.


Niagara County appoints committee to review options on NYS' impending marijuana legalization

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — The Niagara County Legislature has formed a committee to examine the impact and review the county's options on New York State's impending marijuana legalization.


Batavia PD: Missing adult found safe in Greece

From the City of Batavia Police Department. The missing adult reported by the Batavia Police Department, Jessica Deridder, was located in Greece. Jessica was located unharmed and is OK. The missing person alert has been rescinded.