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Ailing Niagara County probation officer admits stealing drugs from four he supervised
A former Niagara County probation officer, who was accused of stealing drugs from four convicted criminals he was supervising, pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors Tuesday and was promised he would not go to jail.
Man found dead in burning pickup was longtime volunteer firefighter
The man whose body was found inside a burning pickup truck Monday night was identified as Robert House, 64, a resident of the Town of Tonawanda, town police said Wednesday.
Lockport duo qualifies for national hoops
CONTRIBUTED PHOTOLockport's Anderson Darrell, left; and Nasier Starks, have qualified for a national 13-Under Division AAU basketball tournament to be held in Hampton, Va. from July 12 to 16.
Man killed in Niagara Falls motorcycle collision
A 20-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed and his passenger sustained serious injuries after he lost control of the vehicle on a curve in the road in Niagara Falls early Wednesday morning.At around 2:35 a.m., emergency responders were called to the collision on the Niagara Parkway by the Sir
Driver of motorized bike hurt in collision with vehicle in Wheatfield
The accident occurred just after 3 p.m., when a motorist traveling east on Lockport Road attempted to make a U-turn in front of the driver on the motorized bicycle, which was traveling in the shoulder of the road headed west, the Sheriff's Office said.
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Vacant Niagara Falls houses sold to the highest bidder
"So making sure slumlords don't purchase properties at tax foreclosures which happens. We want to stop that, we want homeowners to have a first crack at houses," said Seth Piccirillo, Director of Community Development for the City of Niagara Falls.
Police ID woman whose body was found by Niagara Falls train tracks
Niagara Falls police have identified the woman whose body was found Saturday afternoon in a field north of the 2200 block of Buffalo Ave. near train tracks, they announced Monday.Police had asked for the public's help in determining her identity over the weekend."She was identified due to a family m
Tonawanda police and fire investigating apparent pickup truck fire
Tonawanda police and fire crews are investigating an apparent pickup truck fire. The scene is on Wynnwood Avenue in the Town of Tonawanda.According to the 2 On Your Side crew on the scene, the truck is covered in a tarp.No word on any injuries at this time.We will provide updates at they become avai
Newfane duo sweeps N-O track's top awards
NEWFANE — It was a year of firsts for two Newfane High School long distance specialists who literally ran away with the 2018 Niagara-Orleans League Track & Field Players of the Year honors.Panthers seniors Sam Auernhamer and Kim Goerss were recently selected as N-O boys and girls POY, respectively,
Sobieraski added to Canisius staff
"Being a former player of mine, I think Lea brings a unique perspective to our staff," Hemer said in a statement. "She is a hard worker and a bright young mind and I am looking forward to working with her again."
Lockport School District receives backlash for latest security measure
Last month Superintendent Michelle Bradley told 7 Eyewitness News that the district is installing 3000 new security cameras loaded with the new high tech software. The software recognizes people with guns, terminate employees, sex offenders, and suspended students. The software alerts school officia
Civil Liberties Union asks state to halt Lockport school security project
LOCKPORT — New York State Civil Liberties Union is asking the state education department to halt Lockport City School District's facial recognition surveillance project.In a letter sent to state education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia on Monday, NYCLU cited concerns about privacy and mass surveillance
Grand Island man charged with SAFE Act violations after getting stuck on railroad tracks
Giuseppe S. Campanella, 21, of Colonial Drive, was arrested at 12:45 a.m. after his car got stuck on tracks near Hackett Drive, police said. The gun modifications included removable magazines and front grips, in violation of the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, commonly known
37-year-old man killed in one-car crash in Genesee County
Morey Ground Jr., 37, of Basom, died at the scene of the crash. He was driving eastbound on Skye when his car left the roadway on a curve, he over-corrected and then his car crossed both lanes of traffic and left the south shoulder of the road, striking a tree, police said.
Residents concerned about possible Dollar General in Olcott
NEWFANE — Several Olcott area residents are concerned about the possibility of a Dollar General coming to the community.The possible location of the Dollar General store would be the plot of land right next to the Olcott Post Office, where the caboose is located.Newfane Supervisor Tim Horanburg said
Fatal one-car crash in Genesee County
ALABAMA, N.Y. (WKBW) - New York State Police are investigating a fatal one-car crash in Genesee County.Police say 37-year-old Morey Ground, Jr .was driving on Skye Road in the Town of Alabama when he went off the road, then tried to overcorrect. Police say his car then crossed both lanes and went o
Basom man dead following fatal crash Saturday
They say Morey Ground Jr., 37, of Basom, went off a curve on Skye Road in the town of Alabama Saturday and hit a tree.
Civil Liberties Union asks state to halt Lockport schools security project
New York State Civil Liberties Union is asking the state education department to halt Lockport City School District's facial recognition surveillance project.In a letter sent to state education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia on Monday, NYCLU cited concerns about privacy and mass surveillance."The New Y
Crews battling fire at Lockport apartment building
Just before 3 p.m., a fire broke out at the apartment complex at 6219 Tonawanda Creek Road and Lockport Fire arrived to the scene. Amherst Fire, Clarence Fire, and State Police were also called to the scene.