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Late-night dispute leaves one man stabbed, teen-ager shot in Niagara Falls
A dispute Friday at a residence on Falls Street in Niagara Falls resulted in a teenager being shot in the leg and the apparent gunman being stabbed, police said. Both victims were taken to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment following the 11:15 p.m. incident. Police had no information on th
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
Million dollar lottery ticket sold in Niagara County
NIAGARA COUNTY, NY (WIVB) - There were no winning tickets in Friday night's billion-dollar Mega Millions drawing. However, a million-dollar ticket was sold in Western New York. The New York Lottery reports the ticket was sold at the Tops Markets on Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The million-
7 things to do in Western New York this weekend: October 19th - October 21st
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Super Bowl for people with a sweet tooth is less than two weeks away. But that doesn't mean you can get a head start on some of the festivities starting this weekend. The Haunted Hayride at Becker Farms Here's a hayride for brave souls. You'll have multiple opportunitie
Niagara Falls family feels left in the dark after unsolved hit-and-run
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - 6 months ago a man was hit crossing Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls. Alvin King died 5 months later - September 22 - from his injuries. "I can't imagine my brother crossing the street, and these lights coming at his and he - the last emotion he had was fear," said his olde
Falls police make arrest in connection with February assault at former Rust bar
Another suspect in an attack on a Niagara University student has been criminally charged in relation to the February incident, which police had once probed as a potentially "racially motivated" assault.Todd A. Biro, 51, was arraigned on one count of second-degree assault on Oct. 12 in Niagara Falls
'Strike 3' adult websites sue porn pirates in Buffalo
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Pine Avenue murder case defendant jailed
LOCKPORT — A Falls teen, convicted for her role in a murder case, is back in jail and may stay there while she awaits sentencing after she was charged in a shoplifting incident on Sunday night.Niagara County Court Judge Matthew J. Murphy III ordered Stephanie Raymond to be taken into custody after p
Village of Lewiston Board looking for 60-day extension on Frontier House
As of press time Friday, village counsel Joseph Leone was trying to finalize an agreement with Joseph G. Makowski, an attorney representing Hastings Lewiston.
BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 19
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he reportedly attacked a woman in the 1900 block of Niagara Street at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday. Alphonso Allen Moody, 47, 1967 Niagara St., Apt. 214, was charged with second-degree assault. A 53-year-old woman told officers that Moody became angry when she refused
Buffalo man charged with sexual abuse and gun possession
A woman's account of an assault in the 400 block of Kensington Avenue led to the arrest Thursday of a Buffalo man. Corey Rivers, of Bakos Boulevard, is accused of displaying a gun while sexually assaulting the woman inside a car. Buffalo Police says Rivers, 26, also chased the woman once she fled fr
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One person dead following house fire in Town of Tonawanda
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - One person is dead following a house fire in the Town of Tonawanda.The fire started just before 11 p.m. Thursday at a home located on Sunset Terrance.Brighton Volunteer Firefighters were inside the home for about one minute before having to evacuate as the building f
2 people hospitalized after shooting, stabbing incident in Niagara Falls
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Niagara Falls are investigating what happened during a fight Thursday night that ended with two people going to the hospital. Officers were called to Falls St. near 30th St., where they tell us one person was stabbed and another was hit in the leg by gunfire or
Drug raid yields arrest in the Falls
A Falls man, dealing crack cocaine out of a Monteagle Ridge apartment complex, was taken down by narcotics detectives early Tuesday morning.Investigators said the arrest followed a nearly two-month-long investigation into the activities of Mayan Riley."He had been on our radar, based on the people h
Police investigate reported armed robbery at Buffalo State
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo State Police are investigating a reported armed robbery in the Tower 4 residence hall. A student reported that Thursday evening around 5:10, two suspects robbed him in his dorm room. He told police one of the people had a gun, and they took his cell phone and backpac
8-year-old boy killed in fire at home in Town of Tonawanda
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A home on Sunset Terrace, in the Town of Tonawanda, was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene Thursday night. An eight-year-old child died in the fire. Fire officials say a police officer and a firefighter both sustained minor injuries. According
Crash closes down part of Niagara Falls Blvd.
WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) - A car hit a pole on Niagara Falls Blvd. Friday morning, closing down the road between Ward Rd. and Walmore Rd. Wires were knocked down during the incident. No one was injured in the crash. Police are asking drivers to find an alternate route for their morning commute.
Tonawanda house fire may have been fatal
When asked if anyone died in the fire, Town of Tonawanda Police Capt. Nicholas Bado said, "That's what it sounds like."
Sears sets date for closing of Lakewood store, three area Kmarts
Sears has provided more details about the upcoming closing of a store in Lakewood, along with Kmarts in Niagara Falls, West Seneca and Batavia. Sears this week announced the stores will close as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. All four stores are scheduled close on Jan. 31, affecting a tot