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Seventh Street residents want relief, help for homeless man residing on porch
Not more than a block from city hall, a homeless amputee has slipped through gaps of Niagara service agencies and for at least four years lived at a derelict home in the 500 block of Seventh Street.Nearby residents attest to his increasingly erratic behavior, including standing stark naked in plain
Police arrest suspect in Wright Ave. fatal shooting
Buffalo police arrested a man in Thursday's fatal shooting on Wright Ave., they announced on Twitter Friday morning.The suspect was described as a male in his 20s. He has been charged with second-degree murder.No other details were immediately available.
BLOTTER: Police reports for June 20
Niagara Falls• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a disturbance at a store in the 8700 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. Sunday. Michael A. Hurd, 38, 556 Seventh St., Apt. 1, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He is also accused of fighting with officers as the
UPDATE: Two Bears in North Tonawanda, One Tranquilized & One Shot - The Niagara Reporter
Reports are now coming in that there was, in fact, two bears in North Tonawanda: a mother and son.The son is said to have been tranquilized while the mother was shot. We are unclear if this information about the mother being shot is accurate, but are attempting to confirm.Details are still coming in
Police asking for help finding missing Niagara Falls man
He is described as Caucasian, 5 feet 8 inches and 174 pounds. He has short black hair, a medium build and is possibly wearing a green Old Navy sweater and red high top running shoes.
Niagara Falls to glow orange in celebration of Make Music Day
Along with Niagara Falls, more than 35 other landmarks will be illuminated in orange to evoke the sun. Among them are the Rundel Memorial Library in Rochester, Boston City Hall, the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles and the Navy Pier and Prudential tower in Chicago.
Town of Tonawanda Police looking for missing 12-year-old
Adam is considered to be a runaway and is believed to be in the area. He's described as a white male, 5'4" and 75 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black Nike sneakers with orange and navy trim, shorts, and a T-shirt.
Wandering bear stirs up North Tonawanda
There have been several reports of a bear wandering North Tonawanda Friday morning.At 10:15 a.m. Friday, there were unconfirmed reports the bear was in the area of Oliver Street. Initial reports had the bear in the area of 17th and 18th avenues on Friday morning.There were also reports that it was n
Bear spotted in North Tonawanda
A bear has been roaming the streets in North Tonawanda this morning.Officers were in the area of Oliver and 16th streets just before 9 a.m. keeping an eye on the bear, police said. Reports of bear sightings started being called into police around 8 a.m.Police at the scene were awaiting the arrival o
Rasmus Dahlin keeps thoughts close on eve of NHL Draft
Ask Thursday for his thoughts on likely getting drafted by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday, he’ll tell you he’s just trying to have funtoday. Ask him the best advice he’s ever received, he’ll tell you, “Be yourself.” Play off that and ask him what he wants fans to know about himself, and he’ll laugh li
'Mellow' bear sent into the woods by NT police
The North Tonawanda Police Department says it has safely herded a black bear into the woods after the bear made his way through several residential neighborhoods on Friday morning.Lt. Dan Mahoney says the bear was first reported near North Tonawanda Fire Department headquarters at Erie Avenue and Zi
BEAR ON THE MOVE: Walmart Shoppers Report Seeing Bear - The Niagara Reporter
Please click the link below to subscribe to a FREE PDF version of each print edition of the Niagara ReporterWalmart shoppers on Niagara Falls Blvd. have spotted the bear.Details are still coming in and we will update the situation as soon as possible.
Watch: Rasmus Dahlin on Sabres, NHL Draft
Rasmus Dahlin, the likely first-round pick of the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL Draft, spoke to the media on Thursday, June 21, 2018.
Man shot and killed inside home on Wright Avenue
BUFFALO, N.Y (WIVB) - Buffalo police are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday afternoon on Wright Avenue off East Delavan in the City of Buffalo.Detectives say the suspected shooter lives inside a the home where the shooting took place.The male victim was dead when detectives arrived on scene.Buf
Buffalo man admits to starting fire that spread to several homes on East Side
Joseph Aronica, 35, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court to one count of second degree arson and two counts of fourth degree arson- all of the charges in the indictment against him.
NYSDOT: Steps are being taken to improve pedestrian safety on Niagara Falls Boulevard
In a response letter to NYS Assemblyman Robin Schimminger, (District 140), the NYSDOT said that a pedestrian safety corridor evaluation has been initiated for the 6.5 mile stretch of Niagara Falls Boulevard, from Kenmore Avenue to the Niagara County line.
Crime Stoppers Buffalo offering reward for hit and run information
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward for information on a hit and run revolving a pedestrian.The vehicle above struck a pedestrian and fled the scene at Colvin Avenue and Amherst Street on May 5, 2018.Crime Stoppers urge citizens with any information to come forward, a
Report: Sabres won't give Robin Lehner qualifying offer
BUFFALO, NY — The Robin Lehner-era in Buffalo is reportedly over.TSN's Bob McKenzie tweeted Thursday that Buffalo is not expected give Lehner a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent this summer.BUF is not expected to give goaltender Robin Lehner his qualifying offer and he should b
Man killed in Niagara Falls motorcycle collision
A 20-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed and his passenger sustained serious injuries after he lost control of the vehicle on a curve in the road in Niagara Falls early Wednesday morning.At around 2:35 a.m., emergency responders were called to the collision on the Niagara Parkway by the Sir
Report: Sabres parting ways with Robin Lehner
DALLAS, TX (WKBW) - It appears Robin Lehner's tenure with the Buffalo Sabres has come to an end. According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the Sabres aren't expected to resign the restricted free agent goaltender this summer. Lehner will now become an unrestricted free agent.