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Man charged with trying to break into Lockport pizzeria
A Lockport man was charged Tuesday morning with trying to break into Stevie V's pizzeria on Robinson Road, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. David C. Heimerl, 53, of Lockport. (Niagara County Sheriff's Office) A neighbor called the Sheriff's Office at about 5 a.m. after seeing someon
SCHULTZ: Playing with fire with student privacy in Lockport
The hallways of our children’s schools here in Lockport are now equipped with 300 high-tech facial recognition surveillance cameras, at a cost of $2.7 million. But now, after that extraordinary expense, the school district can’t actually turn on the new system.
Police searching for missing teen in Niagara County
LOCKPORT, NY - The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating a missing teen. The Sheriff's Office says Nicole Flow, 16, was last seen in Lockport on November 12 wearing a black jacket, purple shirt, blue jeans, and black boots. Nicole is 5'5" and 139 pounds, with brown
Arrest follows burglary attempt at Lockport restaurant
David C. Heimerl, 53, of Lockport, was charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
Former city police captain pleads guilty
Wentland, who served as the Lockport Police Department's detective captain, and later as its training captain, was charged May 4 with felony eavesdropping in relation to a May 6, 2013 phone call involving his ex-wife and another person.
Niagara County Sheriff's Office looking for missing teen
She was last seen wearing a black jacket, purple shirt, blue jeans, and black boots. She has ties to Rochester.
Amherst Police investigate bomb threat at Williamsville North High School
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY-- The Amherst Police are investigating a bomb threat at Williamsvile North High School. Police say they worked with school officials to ensure the safety of students and staff. According to the Williamsville School District spokesperson, police determined the threat was not credi
Lockport tower clock to be restored with help of Rotary Club
Over the past 45 years, Chuck Roeser has restored iconic public clocks across the world, from Independence Hall in Philadelphia to the Erie County Hall in Buffalo.
Buffalo Police investigating discovery of body in Main Street apartment
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police are investigating the discovery of a male body in the 900 block of Main Street.Detectives say a male in his mid 60s was found deceased inside of his apartment.Erie County medical examiners will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Officers at Rainbow Bridge find 20 handguns in hidden compartment
NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - Officers at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls, Ontario arrested a man who they say was trying to smuggle guns into Canada.28-year-old Marquise Watkins from Niagara Falls, NY was arrested after Canada Border Service Agency officers say they found 20 undeclared handguns conc
New York State Police looking for man who confused Lockport Five Guys cashier, left with $150
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) - New York State Police are looking for a man they say entered a Lockport restaurant, confused the cashier and left the business with $150.
Another shooting outside Groove Lounge jeopardizes pact with city
In turn, the city was to get increased cameras, lighting and security at the business, said Steven Cohen, the attorney representing Club 1210 LLC.
BLOTTER: Police reports for Nov 12
• ARSON: David M. Runge, 56, of 133 Ward Road, North Tonawanda, was arrested at 1:53 p.m. Friday at his residence for third-degree arson and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Bail was set at $1,500.
Reward offered in fatal beating of 71-year-old North Buffalo man
Carl Davis, 71, wasfound dead shortly after 11 a.m. July 23in his home on Holling Drive, between Delaware and Virgil avenues. Davis died of blunt-force injury, according to Buffalo police.
West Seneca shooting: Murder or self-defense? Third jury will get chance to decide.
Lewis, 41, is charged with second-degree murder over an April 29, 2017, incident at the Niagara Frontier Sports Complex that began as an argument over a girls’ basketball tournament and escalated into a horrific family tragedy.
Amherst police: Bomb threat at Williamsville North High School under investigation
AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Amherst police say they are investigating a bomb threat at Williamsville North High School.News 4 will provide more information when it is available.
Police: 1 person in custody following bank robbery on Seneca St.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police have taken one person into custody following a recent bank robbery.Police say the robbery occurred Tuesday morning at an M&T Bank branch on Seneca St.The person's name was not released.
Students evacuated from Niagara University Monday evening
NIAGARA COUNTY, NY - Shortly before Niagara University was due to face off against St. Bonaventure in Niagara's Gallagher Center Monday evening, the arena was evacuated.
Man caught with drugs at Falls bridge
During a secondary inspection at the border crossing, federal agents discovered a glass pipe and a substance they identified as methamphetamine, according to a police incident report.
Police at domestic dispute use Taser on City of Tonawanda man
Police responded to an apartment on Fletcher Street where a man locked himself in a bedroom and refused to come out. Officers went into the room and the man, identified by police as Jon R. Friedhaber, started fighting with them, city police said.