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Buffalo man facing murder charges following Hagen Street shooting
On August 4, Lemuele Jackson, 31, of Buffalo, allegedly fired shots into a group of peopleoutside a house party on Hagen Street. One of those shots hit Santana Anderson, 26, killing her. Another woman was shot in the leg and survived.
Owner reports car stolen minutes after its found burning on Niagara Falls street
Minutes after the report of the fire, the owner of the vehicle, a resident on the 3000 block of 23rd Street, called police to report it stolen.
BLOTTER: Police reports for Aug. 20
Niagara Falls• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested Wednesday after he was caught on surveillance cameras smashing the windshield of a car in a parking lot in the 700 block of Third Street. Russell A. Capton, 64, 2979 McKoon Ave., was charged with third-degree criminal mischief.
Judge to repeat offender: 'You are a threat to the community because you keep setting up meth labs'
In 2009, Burley was the first local man to operate a mobile meth lab and taught others how to make the drug, Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon said Monday, quoting from a Probation Department pre-sentencing report.
Buffalo woman charged in stabbing death of woman, 21, at house party
The suspect, Areyona Favors, was arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge Debra Givens on Sunday and was being held without bail.
One woman hospitalized, another arrested after stabbing
Officers responding to a call to the 3000 block of Highland just before 5 a.m. said they saw a group of women standing on the side of the street, several of them "covered in blood." Jamika M. Hunter, 28, of 17th Street, was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center with cuts to the chest, back,
New option for splitting Sabres season tickets
The Executive Vice President of Marketing and Brand Strategy for Pegula Sports and Entertainment, Brent Rossi, says the program, "makes it simple to connect with other fans who will use those remaining tickets and share in the expense."
House-sitting friend discovers break-in at home she was watching
The woman told police that she left the residence around noon Saturday, at which time everything was in order. Upon returning at 9 p.m., she reported receiving a text alleging that a woman had broken into the property. The house-sitter investigated and found an upstairs bedroom window open, which ha
BLOTTER: Police reports for Aug. 3
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a disturbance in the 500 block of Seventh Street at 4:18 p.m. Sunday. Lucas Troy Williams, 35, 550 Seventh St., was charged with disorderly conduct.
Tenant accused of damaging property in retaliation over arrest
The arrest stemmed from an incident in which the landlord's car was damaged, according to police reports. On Wednesday morning, the landlord reported finding substantial damage at the apartment the suspect had been renting, including two broken air conditioning units and smashed mirrors, glass table
Lockport teen faces felony gun charge after Youngstown arrest
State Police assisted Niagara County sheriff's deputies in the incident shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday on Parkside Place in the village. The suspect, whose name was not released because of his age, also was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.
Niagara Falls restaurateurs fall victim to $2,000 phone scam
Police said that the owner of the Mandalay Restaurant on Niagara Falls Boulevard received a telephone call around 11 a.m. originating from the 361 area code, which is located in Texas. The male caller told the victim that the restaurant was $1,970 behind on utility payments, and that their electrici
Niagara Falls burglar returns for encore after first theft goes unreported
The intruder tried to pry open a garage door Wednesday night, according to reports, but in the process ended up tearing off the door handle, causing about $300 in damage. He then entered and stole a commercial hot dog roller and warmer unit valued at $500.
Van stolen while Niagara Falls man makes early morning pizza stop
Witnesses reported seeing the two men jump into the 2011 Dodge van and drive off just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday, according to reports. The victim, a Niagara Falls man, told police that he was driving his girlfriend's vehicle and had just stopped into Mr. Ventry's Pizzeria, 1890 Pierce Ave., for a la
Buffalo Police Make An Arrest In Fatal Shooting
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police say that they made an arrest Sunday in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on Hagan Street earlier this month. The double shooting took place on August fourth when two women were hit by gunfire. One of the victims, 26-year-old, and mother of two, Santana
31-year-old man charged with 2nd-degree murder in Hagen Street shooting
BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Buffalo Police have released the name of the man they arrested in connection with a homicide-double shooting that took place back on August 4th.31-year-old Lemuele Jackson of Buffalo is charged with 2nd-degree murder, attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon.The arre
City of Tonawanda Police looking to identify credit card thieves
CITY OF TONAWANDA, NY (WKBW) - The City of Tonawanda Police are looking for help identifying two credit card thieves.Police say the two females pictured above have used credit cards that were taken from a residence that was burglarized earlier in the week in the City of Tonawanda.Both females used t
Rise in mulch fires prompts local warning
Fire investigators have determined the cause of a June 16 structure fire at an apartment complex on Tonawanda Creek Road — and it’s a familiar foe to area fire officials this summer.Jonathan Schultz, Niagara County’s director of emergency services and fire coordinator, said his department believes t
Buffalo teen charged with attempted murder
BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo Police announced an arrest has been made in connection with a Friday night stabbing involving two females.Police say around 11 p.m. Friday officers responded to the first block of Schreck Avenue.Upon investigation, detectives say 19-year-old Areyona Favors, of Buffalo, s
Colucci chairing this year's Niagara County Peach Festival
“The Peach Festival has been such a wonderful part of the Niagara County community, and the Lewiston Kiwanis Club is happy to be bringing people together again for the 61st year,” said Colucci. “The Niagara County Peach Festival is run solely by volunteers, and all of the proceeds go back into our l