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Middleport businessman buys Medina manufacturing facility
A Middleport businessman has acquired a vacant industrial complex in the Orleans County Village of Medina, with plans to redevelop the facility and lease it to new manufacturing or commercial tenants. Kyle Brent, through B360 Holdings, purchased the 33.85-acre Bernzomatic plant at 1 Bernzomatic Driv
Envisioning a path forward: Medina discusses future of waterfront
“Anytime the state or federal government comes into Medina and wants to do a road project, wants to do a project along the canal, wants to undertake any activity that falls within (the LWRP area), their project needs to be consistent with this LWRP plan we’re developing,” said Kimberly Baptiste, mun
Inmate hits another inmate, ruptures his eardrum
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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
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
Woman charged with thefts from cars faces 30 more charges for lying about identity
Haley M. Merrill, 26, of 434 East Main St. was charged with 10 counts of second-degree forgery, 10 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument, all felonies, and 10 counts of misdemeanor second-degree criminal impersonation.
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
CRIME STOPPERS: Up to $2,500 reward offered for information on man wanted on parole violation
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering up to a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted for a parole violation. Rashaan Ubiles, 28, is 6' tall and 280 lbs. He's described as armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact Buffalo Crime
Western NY teen hunter has 2 deer of a lifetime to his credit
Todd, 16, of Gasport, N.Y. in Niagara County, has been only been hunting for a little less than three years but already as two bucks of a lifetime to his credit.
Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of providing false info at jail charged with 20 felonies
Haley M. Merrill, 26, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with: 10 felony counts of second-degree forgery; 10 felony counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing; and 10 Class A misdemeanor counts of second-degree criminal impersonation. On Oct. 13, Merrill was arrested in the
Police reports 10/19/18: Allegany County Jail inmate charged with assault again
Michael McKenzie, 29, of Rochester, was charged Oct. 11 with second-degree assault, a class D felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.
MEDINA TO CELEBRATE MEXICAN DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Come learn about and enjoy the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in Medina on Thursday, November 1 from 3:00-8:00 pm. Medina Main St. businesses will host crafts and tastings from 3:00-5:30 pm, including paper flowers, masks, face painting, sugar skulls, cookies, bread and a s
Knife-point robbery leads to arrest in Lockport
Lockport police have arrested a man who is accused of robbing a woman and her daughter at knife point on Wednesday night.Police said Jeremy D. Holmwood, 27, was charged early Thursday morning with third-degree robbery, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, fourth-degree criminal poss
Man caught with 900K untaxed cigarettes sentenced to prison
The U.S. attorney's office in Buffalo says Ian Tarbell, of Hogansburg in Franklin County, was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 15 months in prison. Tarbell was convicted of possession of contraband cigarettes.
Lockdown at Sweet Home High School lifted, no evidence of gunshot found
AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Sweet Home High School briefly went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon. Around 2:10 p.m., the school went into lockdown after a student thought she heard a gunshot in the parking lot. After further questioning, the student said that she actually witnessed a flash and heard a
Amherst Police ask for help finding missing teen
AMHERST, N.Y.-- The Amherst Police Department is asking for help locating a missing teen. They say 14 year old Gursewak Singh was last seen around 9 p.m. Wednesday night in the Sheridan/Bailey area of Amherst. He was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, gray sweatpants and a turban. Singh is 5'6", w
BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 18
• ARRESTS: A pair of Falls women were arrested after a shoplifting incident at a store in the 1500 block of Military Road at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Katelyn N. Rainer, 25, 2739 Niagara St., Apt. 2, and Amanda L. Heisner, 32, 5648 Girard Ave., were each charged with petit larceny. They are accused of taking
Alden woman facing DWI charges following hit-and-run accident
BUFFALO, NY-- An Alden woman is facing several charges following a hit-and-run property damage accident. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says its dispatch received calls just after midnight Thursday about a vehicle that hit a utility pole at Three Rod and Broadway. The pole broke in half from the i
Larcenies from cars won’t stop with arrest of Batavia pair
Genesee County Sheriff’s Department has had about 20 reports of larcenies from parked cars in the past few weeks, with most coming on the east end of town near the city line, Chief Deputy Jerome Brewster said.
Amherst police looking to identify man after incident at store
Anyone who recognizes him is asked to call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at (716) 568-1845, email email@example.com or text (716) 562-TIPS, referencing "AMH 18-860354-ES."