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New lease on life for former Bon-Ton store in Lockport
Neither the buyer nor terms of the deal were disclosed, but the sale is expected to close by the end of the year, according to Bill Parness, a spokesman for A&G Realty, the Long Island company that conducted the auction.
Former sheriff's deputy sentenced for assault
Since taking the plea deal in August, McAndrew also violated an order of protection by sending the victims letters from jail. At the sentencing, the judge issued a new order of protection forbidding McAndrew from having contact with her until 2031.
BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 15
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he was found with property stolen from a business in the 2400 block of Allen Avenue. Jesse G. Peal, 50, 1342 LaSalle Ave., was charged with trespass, fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. The business owner show
Man wanted after alleged drug buys
A Buffalo, New York, man is wanted by local police authorities after he allegedly sold crack cocaine to a confidential informant.
Larcenies from cars won’t stop with arrest of Batavia pair
Genesee County Sheriff’s Department has had about 20 reports of larcenies from parked cars in the past few weeks, with most coming on the east end of town near the city line, Chief Deputy Jerome Brewster said.
Meet the Lewiston Police Department's newest officer
LEWISTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Lewiston Police Department's newest police officer is 14-months-old, and ready to prove himself. The department welcomed K-9 Officer Shadow to the force.Shadow was purchased with help of a donation from Canidae Pet Food. Homeland Security also helped the department with
Ralph Wilson Jr. Foundation donating $100M to revamp LaSalle Park
LaSalle Park will be will getting a major upgrade, and it will be renamed Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park.
Masked gunman robs Niagara Falls 7-Eleven
The robber, who wore a black-and-white mask with a skull on it, entered the store at 2620 Niagara at about 12:30 a.m. and demanded money. He pulled out the gun and pointed it at a store employee, according to the report.
Amherst police looking to identify man after incident at store
Anyone who recognizes him is asked to call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at (716) 568-1845, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text (716) 562-TIPS, referencing "AMH 18-860354-ES."
Popeye's coming to Lockport
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen location is coming to Lockport.The Town of Lockport planning board approved plans for the restaurant last month. It will be located in the former Keybank building at 5740 South Transit Street.Lal Restaurant Group will remodel the existing location
Tonawanda police investigate alleged comment involving school building
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Tonawanda City School District says a comment allegedly made by a student "regarding potentially causing harm" at a school building had "no merit."The school says Tonawanda police investigated the comment, and are working with the student and their family "to take approp
Two Lockport officers apply to become police chief, mayor says
Two members of the Lockport Police Department, Capt. Douglas Haak and Lt. Rodney Peters, have applied for police chief, Mayor David R. Wohleben said Monday.
Lockport house destroyed by fire Sunday night
The video above, provided by Adam Prince and Niagara County Fire Wire, shows the view from above Michigan St.
Amid shut down, Tonawanda Coke files for bankruptcy
TOWN OF TONAWANDA — A 100-year-old industrial plant that is shutting down after clashing with neighbors and environmental regulators over pollution concerns filed for bankruptcy Tuesday.Tonawanda Coke Corp. began permanently closing Sunday, citing a loss of financing amid government enforcement acti
Lockport parents open area's first gluten-free bakery-restaurant
Six years later, Lisa Jermyn and her husband, Tim, have turned that frustration into a business – the first completely gluten-free restaurant in the area.
Two hospitalized after head-on crash on the 33
BUFFALO, N.Y.-- Two people were taken to ECMC following a head-on crash on the inbound 33 Monday night.Police say it appears one car was driving the wrong direction near Locust Street around 11:30 p.m. Monday when it collided with another car.No charges have been filed at this time.
Woman charged with violating sex registry rules
Susan A. Samanka, 55, of Mark’s Trail Motel on West Main Street Road was charged with sex offender registry violation and is to appear Nov. 1 in Town Court.
After bus driver spends three days in jail, DA tosses charges
BRANT, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Williamsville bus driver who spent nearly three days in jail over a traffic ticket, due to his employer's neglect, is now free of all charges.
Buffalo woman indicted on murder charge
Areyona Favors is accused of stabbing NaKara Morgan, 21, at a house party on Schrek Avenue in Buffalo this past August.
Bankrupt Sears will close one WNY store and three Kmarts
Sears will close its store at the Chautauqua Mall in Lakewood, along with Kmart stores in Niagara Falls, West Seneca and Batavia as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which was filed early Monday.