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Drugs, brass knuckles found during traffic stop
LANCASTER, NY-- The Erie County Sheriff's Office says they found drugs and brass knuckles during a traffic stop.Deputies say they pulled over a vehicle on Transit Road in Lancaster early Tuesday morning for not having headlights on.Deputies searched the vehicle and found metal knuckles with an attac
Community Prayer Walk at Northgate Free Methodist Church in Batavia -- starts at North Campus
Each Wednesday evening, a team from Northgate Free Methodist Church meet at 8160 Bank Street Road (North Campus) and walk a trail around the perimeter of the church property, praying for the community, the church and congregational needs as they walk.
Police reports for Aug. 14
• PETIT LARCENY: Jay T. Kenneth, 34, 66 Spring St., was charged on Sunday with petit larceny. A man told police that on Saturday he ordered a $30 battery and it was supposed to be delivered to his house, according to Lockport Police Department. The man said a tracking number revealed that it was del
Three adults, dog escape Newfane house fire
Three adults and a dog safely escaped from a Newfane house fire Monday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said.The fire was reported just after 6:30 a.m. at 3260 Hess Road. When first responders arrived, they were told everyone had already gotten out of the house safely.Authorities did not
Two-car collision with injuries reported on West Main Street Road, Batavia
A two-car accident with injuries is reported at 4135 W. Main Street Road in front of the 4 Nails salon. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The vehicles are off the roadway in the parking lot.
GOP leaders meet in Batavia to talk about NY27
BATAVIA, N.Y. – We are just a few months away from Election Day, and local Republicans are still scrambling to choose a replacement for Congressman Chris Collins on the ticket for the 27th Congressional District.
Cause of Newfane house fire sought
Fire personnel from Miller Hose, Olcott and Wrights Corners fire companies responded and extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported, according to the sheriff's office.
Hearing provides new details in fight between Batavia athletes
In a hearing to determine whether there is reasonable cause to charge Antwan Odom with attempted assault in the first degree for cutting his teammate, classmate, and neighbor Ray Leach during a fight over stolen property Aug. 4 in Batavia, Leach said their disagreement was over $60.
Batavia junior snags huge Northern Pike
THE DAILY NEWS SPORTS STAFFSPORTS@BATAVIANEWS.COMBATAVIA — Ryan Suozzi’s recent trip to DeWitt Park was very memorable.The junior-to-be at Batavia High School caught a monster fish at the sandwash at DeWitt Park.Suozzi’s catch was a Northern Pike and it hit the scales at 11.4 pounds and measured a w
Second family sues Eastern Niagara Hospital over Legionnaire's disease death
George A. Caraco Jr., 48, of Park Lane Circle, died Sept. 29, 2016, in Buffalo General Medical Center of "Legionella pneumonia," according to his death certificate attached to the suit filed Aug. 8 in State Supreme Court.
Mom pleads guilty to child endangerment charge in Marilla toddler's death
The mother of a boy beaten to death in a Marilla trailer home in 2017 pleaded guilty Tuesday toendangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor, for not seeking immediate medical care for him.
Law and Order: Driver charged with DWI after accident on Lewiston Road
Antonio Diego Dames, 42, of Knowlesville Road, Oakfield, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation 1st, driving without an interlock device, and moving from lane unsafely. Dames was arrested following an investigation by Deputy Travis DeMuth into a on
Orleans County farm sued by workers who claim unlawful pay and living conditions
Seven migrant workers, saying they've been shorted on wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions, have filed suit against a large Orleans County farm.
Batavia stabbing victim testifies in court Monday
Ray Leach, 17, testified at the hearing in Batavia City Court. On August 4, he was allegedly stabbed by 18-year-old Antwan Odom. Leach said the two were fighting over $60 being stolen – and both agreed after the fight, it would all be over. After a few heavy blows for Odom, Leach claims Odom stabbed
Softball promoter seeks use of Williams Park baseball field; Watson Street residents call for stop sign
“I need lights,” said Jamil, director of the Batavia Softball League, that he says will field 43 teams for a tournament next month. “We can only get four games in at Kibbe (Park). I have facilities looking right at me; there’s a public park over there (Williams Park on Pearl Street).”
Ross Street stabbing remanded to Grand Jury after extensive hearing
He has been held on $50,000 cash or $100,000 bail, but those amounts were reduced back to $15,000 cash or $30,000 bail by Genesee County Judge Charles Zambito after a second hearing Monday.
2 arrested at Rob Zombie concert at Darien Lake
Scott Staubitz, 36, of Cheektowaga, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance after Genesee County authorities say he was found with Suboxone and LSD.
Erie County man wins on $3M Lottery scratch-off ticket
LANCASTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Ramiro Chagolla Arreaga, 29, of Lancaster is Erie County’s new New York State Lottery millionaire. Chagolla Arreaga scratched off the jackpot winning combination on a $3 million Mayhem ticket.
Teen killed in hit-and-run after Darien Lake concert
Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies say 18-year-old, Connor Lynskey, was walking on the shoulder of Sumner Road near Harlow Road when a vehicle struck him. Lynskey was thrown into the air from the impact and landed in a ditch by the road near a corn field.
County OKs sale of Davison Road complex
LOCKPORT — The Niagara County Legislature voted to sell off the long-vacant Davison Road complex for $100,000 to a developer who plans to convert the largest building in the complex, the Switzer building, into apartments.The vote puts an end to more than a decade of county efforts to find a buyer fo