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Sheriff: Helicopter pilot stopped in car with 2 kilos of cocaine
The suspect was identified as Michael Campbell, 27, owner of FlyBuffaloNY out of Lancaster Regional Airport. Sheriff's officials said he was returning from a trip to New York City by car when he was stopped. Investigators say he also flies helicopters in New York City.
Lockport bike path is a gift to the community
In our less restrained moments, some of us have been known to say mean things about our public officials. When our tires can't successfully navigate those finger-thin pieces of road that separate one giant pothole from its near neighbors, or when we're bogged down in an unplowed street days after a
GOP nominates McNall for Lockport mayor
McNall, who also received Conservative and Independence Party backing, facesDemocrat Michelle M. Romanin the November election for a one-year unexpired term as mayor. McNall has been a legislator for 12 years, the last two as chairman, after serving 18 years on the Lockport Board of Education.
Tonawanda Coke found guilty of violating probation
TheTonawanda Coke facility.James NeissBUFFALO — A judge says Tonawanda Coke is guilty of violating probation by having emissions that could create a threat to public health.Tonawanda Coke Corporation was found guilty on Monday in federal court of violating probation from a 2013 conviction for violat
Preisch makes changes to Lockport police policies
Interim Police Chief Steven Preisch says he has been looking at Lockport Police Department's policies and has decided to update and change a few of them.This year, Lockport lost its status as an accredited police department with the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services."One nice th
Oversight committee questions Buffalo police on fatal shooting
Rafael Rivera, 32, was shot and killed during a foot chase with Buffalo Police officers. 2 On Your Side has learned thatall the shots were fired by Buffalo police officer Elmur Karadzhayev, who is now on restricted duty.
Surveillance video shows part of officer-involved shooting
Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW) - A single chair remains in the parking lot of P.S. 77 Monday evening in memory of Rafael "Pito" Rivera.Last Wednesday, this scene was dramatically different.
Lawsuit filed in Lockport police crash
A woman who was injured in a Jan. 13 crash involving a police cruiser is suing the Lockport Police Department, the city, the officer involved and the civilian driver of the vehicle in which she was a passenger.In a complaint filed in Niagara County Supreme Court on Sept. 11, Dawn Johnson claimed tha
Amherst woman charged with aggravated DWI, attempting to run over BPD officer on Allen Street
Syndronica Redd, 30, of Amherst, was also charged with second degree attempted assault, reckless driving, obstruction of a government official, and traffic violations.
Tonawanda woman, 40, killed by train while crossing railroad tracks in the town
Gutierrez was struck at a point, just north of Sheridan, that is commonly used as a short cut for people who don't want to walk all the way south to Sheridan, where a railroad bridge carries the tracks over the road, said Tonawanda Police Lt. Thomas Haynes.
Victim Identified in Fatal Train Collision
Tonawanda, N.Y. (WBEN) - Town of Tonawanda Police have identifed the victim struck and killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night.Police say 40 year old Amy Gutierrez from the Town of Tonawanda was walking across the tracks just before 7pm when she was fatally struck.Gutierrez was pronounced dead at t
Judge finds Tonawanda Coke guilty for violating probation
BUFFALO, NY-- A federal judge has found Tonawanda Coke guilty of violating its probation by having a higher than acceptable opacity of its emissions.Tonawanda Coke will be sentenced on Friday. The government had previously asked for the Tonawanda Coke to be shut down.MORE:Witnesses testify in Tonawa
BLOTTER: Police reports for Sept. 16
• DWI: Ian M. Felker, 24, of 141 19th Ave., North Tonawanda, was arrested at 3:02 p.m. Sept. 8 at Felton Street and River Road fore DWI, aggravated DWI and speeding. He refused a breath test and bail was set at $750.
Rep. Chris Collins will remain on ballot
Now, Democrats are hopeful the embattled Collins could be vulnerable in the fall, when he will face off against Grand Island town supervisor Nate McMurray, a Democrat.
Police investigate variety store robbery in Niagara Falls
The investigation determined that a lone male entered the variety store armed with a weapon and demanded money. After a struggle with the store clerk, the male fled eastbound on Vine Street. An extensive search of the area was conducted, but the suspect male remains at large.
Woman hit and killed by train in Tonawanda
TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Police in the Town of Tonawanda are investigating after a woman was hit and killed by an Amtrak train Saturday night.Police say 40-year-old Amy Gutierrez from the Town of Tonawanda was walking across the tracks near Sheridan and Military around 7:00 p.m. Saturday whe
Deadly crash in Niagara County results in DWI and vehicular manslaughter charges
A black sedan, also driving westbound, approached from behind and struck the white station wagon.
REPORTS: Chris Collins to Remain on November Ballot
Congressman Changes Course in NY27 Race to ReplaceA New Morning with Susan Rose and Brian MazurowskiCategories:Local NewsPoliticsBuffalo, NY (WBEN) - Multiple reports say that Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite facing charges related to insider trading.Erie County Republican Pa
Six shots fired in deadly Buffalo police involved shooting
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Two On Your Side has learned six shots were fired during a police foot chase last Wednesday that ended with Rafael Rivera, 32, dead.
Niagara Falls Police: Stranger 'whipped' foul-mouthed boy with belt
The boy's father, a 19th Street resident, contacted police at 8:15 p.m. to report the incident. He said the boy had been outside his residence riding a bike with friends and using "profane" language when a man in his 20s approached and asked the boy to stop "swearing and cussing" in public. The boy