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Councilman wants 10 percent pay cut for elected officials in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB)- Newly elected Niagara Falls Councilman Chris Voccio is pushing for a 10 percent pay cut for the city's elected officials. "I'm calling upon my fellow council members to vote a 10 percent pay cut for us and for the Mayor, to set an example through the city," Voccio told Ne

WIVB - 2018-01-16 22:53:22

Buffalo mother found dead in house fire identified

Elisabeth Bell. Photo courtesy of Bell's Go Fund Me Page BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo Police confirm the 27-year-old mother who was found dead in her east side apartment building is Elisabeth Bell. It's unclear how Bell died. She was found deceased in the second floor of a Manhattan Avenue apartm

WIVB - 2018-01-15 22:10:34

Cambria man sentenced to 15 years for killing wife's lover

Donald M. Sinclair of Cambria was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for the fatal beating of a man who was having an affair with Sinclair's wife. Donald M. Sinclair (Photo courtesy of Niagara County Sheriff's Office) Sinclair, 38, waited in his car for an hour on Aug. 30, 2016, outside the Nia

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:01:27

Buffalo man found guilty of June 2017 shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo man has been found guilty of shooting a man on Rose Street in the City of Buffalo. Warren Meredith, 35, of Buffalo, was found guilty of second degree attempted murder, first degree assault, and second degree criminal possession of a weapon. Meredith shot the victim m

WIVB - 2018-01-16 20:26:02

Cheektowaga man pleads guilty to fatal shooting of Buffalo man

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - In Erie County Court this morning 43-year-old Jeffrey Brown of Cheektowaga admitted to shooting and killing 46 year old David Brown of Buffalo last summer. the two are not related. According to the Erie County District Attorney's Office the incident happened near 46 Marne road

WIVB - 2018-01-16 17:33:01

Falls gunman draws seven-year prison term

Robert K. Cox, who riddled a Niagara Falls house with gunfire and shot a man in the arm in separate crimes, was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison. State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. quoted a Falls policeman as saying Cox, who has been arrested 19 times, is "arrogant, brazen an

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:21:40

Medaille College employee accused of stealing more than $10,000

A Medaille College employee is being investigated by Buffalo police for an alleged theft of more than $10,000. Matt Carver, Medaille's vice president for business and finance, filed a complaint with police earlier this month stating that an employee in the college's admissions office used a college

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:26:58

Letters: One weather report is fine, but stations go overboard

We all agree with a recent writer on the need to know what the weather will be, and how difficult a question that can be for those of us living in the amazingly variable conditions of Western New York. (I commuted between Buffalo and Springville for 30 years with the common occurrence of cloudless,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:48:04

Man charged with breaking into church safe three times

ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A three-year investigation into an Antrim County overdose death led to charges against a northern Michigan man. Wade Druckenmiller was arrested on January 3, 2018, and charged with overdose causing death. According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Office, in Januar

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-01-16 15:49:09

Two men arrested for drug trafficking in Antrim County

ANTRIM COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two men are in jail, facing multiple drug charges, after an anonymous tip to undercover drug investigators. According to the Traverse Narcotics Team they received a tip on January 10 that two men, who were out on parole, were actively selling narcotics from a hom

UPNORTHLIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 15:49:21

Local law enforcement to hold free car seat inspections

CHEBOYGAN COUNTY - Law enforcement from around the county will be hosting free child car seat inspections, with the first inspection to take place on Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Nunda Township Fire Hall in Wolverine. The event is presented by the Michigan State Police, Mackinaw City Police Department a

CHEBOYGAN TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 05:01:00

Boyne City's 23-acre land buy could be used for storage, recreation, and residential

Commissioners gathered on Wednesday Dec. 27 for a meeting which lasted just under 50 minutes. The board unanimously voted in favor of authorizing Boyne City Manager Michael Cain and his staff to purchase 23 acres of land on Court Street, which is owned by Timothy Moyer, for $40,000 plus an estimated

BOYNEGAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-16 09:58:55

Rent vs. own: Which is right for you?

(BPT) - If you're thinking of buying your first home, you've probably wrestled with the decision to rent or own your home - and for good reason. Owning a home is a big commitment. With it comes a lot of responsibility and a long-term financial relationship. But which is right for you? To answer that

CADILLAC NEWS - 2018-01-15 21:53:00

Police, family continue search for missing couple

HOUGHTON LAKE - The family of Alexandria Foust simply wants answers. It has been more than two months since the 19-year-old Cadillac woman went missing along with Jeff Hurley, 34, of Prudenville, and the family is clinging to hope that both are safe and will return home. They also want to know what


$10k donation to Boyne City Police for new Tasers

Thanks to a donation from Classic Instruments of Boyne City, local police officers will have new Tasers, a form of Conducted Electrical Weapon (CEW) which uses electrical shocks in high voltage and low amps to subdue what police refer to as "combative subjects." "They are an extremely good tool when

BOYNEGAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-16 09:46:42

2018 Hoops for the House scheduled to return later this month

MIO - The seventh annual Hoops for the House event will take place Jan. 27, and four teams will compete for the annual traveling trophy to raise funds and awareness for River House through a fun day of basketball. The event is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mio AuSable High School and wi

OSCODAHERALD.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Glens Falls City Court starts new program aimed at opioid addiction

GLENS FALLS - Glens Falls City Court is home to the region's first "opioid diversion program" as the region's criminal justice system continues to try to find ways to get help for addicts to keep them from returning to the court system. Judge Gary Hobbs has worked with the Council for Prevention and

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 22:00:00

Police: Lake Luzerne man charged with felonies

MALTA - A Lake Luzerne man was jailed Monday on two felony charges for allegedly possessing stolen property and identify theft, police said. Sean C. MacDonald, 30, was charged after an investigation by State Police from the Malta station regarding criminal activity reported in Malta on Dec. 1, offic

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 17:46:00

UPDATED: Police: South Glens Falls man arrested in connection with Lake George bank robbery

LAKE GEORGE - A South Glens Falls man with a long criminal record was arrested early Saturday in connection with the robbery of a bank in Lake George hours earlier, police said. Nelson L. Gouge, 45, of Clearview Motel, was being held on an unrelated arrest warrant, and was expected to be charged wit


Looking back at local history: Jan. 16

Take a look back at local history. Here are the top stories for Jan. 16 from one, five and 10 years ago. GLENS FALLS - More than five decades ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of the "fierce urgency of now," and that sense came across as loudl... GLENS FALLS -- The career of William McEchron can

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 11:30:00