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Looking back at Lockport's history: Civil rights activist leads movement to make district one of firsts to integrate

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The library at the North Park Junior High School is named after Aaron Moselle. It happened recently - the Niagara County Historical Society wanted the school renamed after him but settled for the library. "He just really so much was for education," said Melissa Dunlap, the exe

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:51:45

City police vehicle involved in accident

A Lockport city police vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of South Transit and High streets Saturday night. The vehicle hit a sports utility vehicle head on. At least one person was taken to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. Authorities are investigating the cras


Young sprouts get tasty lessons about local produce

Stacey Johnston holds aloft a handful of dark red beets, plumes of greens still intact, for the eager third-graders at Newfane Elementary School to inspect. She asks if they know what they are and why they still have dirt clinging to their roots. "They're beets and it's because they come out of


CASAC's 17th annual poster contest announced

"Be a thinker, not a drinker" is the theme for the 2018 poster contest sponsored by Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council (CASAC). All Chautauqua County students in grades 3 through 12 are invited to participate in the contest. Youth are asked to design a poster that expresses this theme. Det


Domino's pizza returns to Lockport

Allan Erwin started off his long career with Domino's as a delivery driver in 1993. Since then, he has become the owner of 33 Domino's franchises. His latest franchise, which opened up on Dec. 26, means that for the first time in more than 20 years Lockport has a Domino's again. The new Domino's is

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-01-15 05:00:00

Lockport Police Cruiser Involved in Accident

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - Lockport Police and Niagara County Sheriff's are investigating a two-car accident involving a Lockport police cruiser. It happened at the intersection of South Transit Street and High Street on Saturday. We are working to find out how many people were in the vehicles and if a


Snowmobiler crashes, gets charged with being intoxicated

A 43-year-old Oakfield man had a little too much to drink before getting on his snowmobile, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Raymond E.J. Smith Jr. of Lockport Road was arrested for operating a snowmobile while intoxicated after he was involved in a single-snowmobile crash at 10:19

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-14 17:01:58

School holiday activities put spotlight on Harriet Tubman

Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman's courageous trips through Niagara County, helping enslaved people reach freedom in Canada, will be the topic of a special school holiday program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara St., Lockport. Designed for chil


10 years later: Rocky Mount mother's slaying still unsolved

Rocky Mount, N.C. - The 2008 unsolved slaying of a Rocky Mount woman remains a void in the life of her family and friends and in the files of the local police who continue to look for clues and tips more than 10 years later. Carolyn Ransome, 55, was strangled inside her home on Gregg Court on Jan. 1


Two killed in train crash in Whitakers

A man and wife died Sunday when their vehicle collided with a train in Whitakers. Eugene and Dorothy Lyons, of the Battleboro community, were killed at about 2:30 p.m. when their SUV attempted to cross railroad tracks ahead of Amtrak Train 89, the Palmetto, near Nash and Railroad streets. Dorothy Ly

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-15 01:35:31

Students help others to honor King

Some students and faculty of N.C. Wesleyan College treated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a "day on, not a day off" as they participated in the Day of Service on Monday following the Unity Breakfast at the Dunn Center. More than 180 students and staff participated in community works projects as part

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 05:21:47

Shots fired at Tarboro police car

A Tarboro police officer was the victim of an aggravated assault on Saturday when his vehicle was struck by gunfire and the Tarboro Police Department is offering a reward for any information that leads to the arrest of anyone responsible. An unidentified officer stopped a vehicle shortly after 10:30

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Weathercast: More slush than snow for Wilson on Wednesday?

Wilson should see snow Wednesday, but calling it a "snowstorm" may be a bit of a stretch. Early forecasts call for a rain-snow mix to fall throughout the day Wednesday, but with temperatures hovering just below freezing and raindrops mingling with snowflakes, Wilson County is likely to see meager ac


Husband, wife killed in Nash County train crash

Whitakers, N.C. - Two people were killed when a train struck their car Sunday afternoon in Nash County. Whitakers police said the driver of the car attempted to beat the train after the stop arms had been lowered when Amtrak train 89 collided with it at about 2:20 p.m. A husband and wife in their 60

WRAL - 2018-01-14 20:51:16

Robbery suspect charged in second holdup

An armed robbery suspect who was captured by Rocky Mount police on Wednesday now faces an additional count of armed robbery for an incident two weeks earlier at the same store. Howard Lewis Mangum Jr., 31, of Durham, was arrested Wednesday while he was hiding behind the Executive Inn and was charged


Book traces Hardee's local roots

It had been a topic of discussion for a number of years, but late last fall Jay and Jaime Gardner of Wade-Cary and Mike Hancock of Boddie-Noell resolved to do more than just talk. Within a month of that conversation, the three had reached out to a nearby author about writing the history of Hardee's.


Authorities believe missing teen is human trafficking victim

A missing Brown County teen who was last seen in Milwaukee is believed by authorities to be a victim of human trafficking. Kasey Vang, 15, was last seen with her sister in Milwaukee on Saturday. Vang's younger sister has since returned to her home in the Village of Belluvue and has spoken with inve

WISN - 2018-01-16 00:10:00

Original play chronicling the final moments of MLK Jr.'s life part of the tribute at church in Milwaukee

St. Francis of Assisi Parish MILWAUKEE - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and work was celebrated in a special way at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Milwaukee Monday, Jan. 15, on what would've been his 89th birthday, and the 50th anniversary of his final year alive. "Commemorates the Dr. King who

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 23:09:09

"Trying to make the best of this weather:" Snow brings out salters and sledders in Milwaukee County

MILWAUKEE - The City of Milwaukee is watching and preparing for another salting operation on Monday night, January 15th. Overnight, the city tackled the snow and ice with more than 100 trucks. Salters get busy on snowy morning Since it was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many schools were out - and

FOX6NOW.COM MILWAUKEE - 2018-01-15 22:31:17

41-year-old Milwaukee man expected to be chased after leading officers on chase that resulted in injury

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A 41-year-old Milwaukee man is expected to be charged after leading police on a chase Friday night. Officers tried to stop the man's car near 27th and Center but he drove off. Police then spotted the car near 95th and Grantosa where the suspect bailed out and ran away. One offi

CBS 58 - 2018-01-15 22:25:00