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Albion police locate missing boy and girl
ALBION, N.Y. (WIVB) - UPDATE: Cruz and Lauro-Ramierez have been located according to Albion Police. Both were found in the Village of Albion and both were returned to their parents.
Police search for missing Medina man
Medina, N.Y. (WHAM) - The Medina Police Department is searching for a missing man. Heriberto Torres, also know as Roberto Torres, was reported as missing on December 9. Police say his family filed a missing person's report.
Gasport man jailed over burglaries
A Gasport man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for burglarizing a Gasport home while he was on probation from an earlier burglary conviction. Robert Chraston, 22, stole jewelry and a laptop from a Hartland Road home May 27. Eight days later, before his arrest on that burglary, Niagara
Evicted Elderly Medical Marijuana Patient Dropped from Healthcare Program
Days after being evicted from his apartment—and then invited to return—for his legal possession and consumption of medical cannabis oil, John Flickner says his healthcare provider has suddenly dropped him from his Medicaid/Medicare program. Without access to doctors and transportation to healthcare
Bomb threats reportedly made to several locations in downtown Buffalo, 2 colleges in Niagara County
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo police say someone emailed bomb threats to at least three locations downtown. They are the Ellicott Square Building, Catholic Health and 42 Delaware Ave.
Road Trip Series: How to Spend a Magical Weekend in Medina
A huge thank you to Scott, Alix, and the rest of the team at the Shirt Factory and the beautiful Hart Hotel for making me feel so welcome! As always, all opinions are my own. Just under an hour outside of the city is the perfect location for a cozy overnight getaway. I first learned about the small
Diesel technology program visits ethanol plant
The Diesel Technology students in Wes Blidy's class recently toured the Western New York Energy facility in Medina. The facility is the first ethanol plant in the northeast United States. They are a locally owned company with a mission of developing the full potential of Western New York's renewable
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Driver who struck pedestrian in Clarence hit-run surrenders
Charges are pending against a truck driver who allegedly struck and injured a woman who was walking her dog Dec. 4 on Harris Hill Road in Clarence, according to a Facebook post Wednesday from the Sheriff's Office.
Elderly man evicted over medical marijuana hits another snag
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A wheelchair-bound, 78-year-old man who was evicted from federally subsidized housing because he uses medical marijuana says the conflicting state and federal marijuana rules that left him homeless are now threatening his medical care, too.
Man arrested for Woodlands larcenies in Lockport
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office arrested a town of Lockport man early this morning for a series of car larcenies in the Woodlands mobile home park. Christopher R. Cunningham, 22, Fernwood Drive, allegedly approached dozens of parked vehicles and stole various items. Deputies tracked Cunningham's
North's big victory puts Karl Marth Cup event at a 'crossroads'; Scratch Memorial set for Jan. 5-6
North Stars -- Members of the North team, which continues to domilnate the Karl Marth Cup challenge match, are from left, Mike Allis, Jake Rosenbeck, Rob Sease, captain Tom Allis, Alex Allis, Hayden Allis, Scott Gibson, Jason Mahnke, Rich Culver, Aaron Verheyn, Mike Lavender and Roger Allis. Scott S
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Buffalo
A 47-year-old man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Buffalo. Buffalo Police have identified the man as Marcus Neal, of Buffalo. Buffalo police said security from the Wegmans on Amherst Street reported a shoplifter at 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. An on-duty lieutenant who happened to be in the
Sheriff: Driver of truck that struck pedestrian in Clarence turns self in
CLARENCE, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Erie County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a commercial truck that struck a 51-year-old Williamsville woman has turned their self in. The pedestrian had been walking along Harris Hill near Stonehaven Drive in Clarence on Dec. 4.
Falls man evicted for medical marijuana welcomed back
Officials at the federally subsidized housing provider that evicted an elderly man who uses medical marijuana for pain management now say they will revisit the policy after his story gained national attention.
Law and Order: Two people arrested on bench warrants
Matthew James Florian, 30, of Pratt Road, Batavia, was arrested on a bench warrant Dec. 11 for alleged failure to comply with the terms of his conditional release stemming from a DWI guilty plea. He was released on his own recognizance and was scheduled to reappear Batavia City Court on Dec. 13. The
More trouble for Falls man evicted over medical marijuana
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A 78-year-old man who was evicted from federally subsidized housing because he uses medical marijuana for pain says the conflicting state and federal marijuana rules that left him homeless are now threatening his medical care.
Rochester police: Man runs from officers, crashes truck, gets hurt
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A man crashed his truck after police say he didn't stop when officers tried to pull him over in Rochester. Police were called to the area of Genesee Street and Frost Avenue Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. for the report of a gun spotted in a vehicle. At the scene, officers sp
Retired sheriff's deputy arrested, charged with striking and injuring 9-year-old
LEROY, N.Y. (WKBW) - A former Genesee County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with striking a 9-year-old child, causing injuries. Child Protective Services informed the Bureau of Criminal Investigation about the child abuse case. An investigation revealed that 50-year-old John Duyssen allegedly str
Niagara County receives $2M in federal funding to remove lead hazards from homes
LOCKPORT, N.Y. — Niagara County will receive $2 million from the federal government to remove lead hazards in homes. The announcement was made by U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand Wednesday.