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Falls police say white Tahoe was involved in hit-and-run that injured man

Falls police say they are looking for a white, older model 2000 to 2006 Chevy Tahoe as they investigate a hit-and-run crash near the intersection of 24th Street and Independence Avenue that left a 57-year-old man in critical condition.Niagara Falls Police Department Falls police have released more i

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 18:20:00

Parolee found guilty of weapons possession

A Cheektowaga man faces a minimum of 7 years and a maximum of 15 years in prison after he was found guilty Friday of criminal possession of a weapon. Raekwon Barnes, 23, also faces 5 years post-release supervision as a repeat violent felony offender. Barnes is scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 20 by st

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-20 15:32:55

Buffalo woman arranges to smoke pot but gets robbed, shocked with Taser

A Buffalo woman ran into some trouble this week when she met up to smoke marijuana with some people she met on Snapchat. The woman told Buffalo police two people got into the backseat of her vehicle on LaSalle Avenue at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to a police report. The two then picked a fi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 14:25:14

Buffalo man shoveling snow robbed by gunman

A Buffalo man shoveling snow on Thursday night told police he was robbed by a man with a gun who threatened to shoot him, according to a city police report. The robbery happened at about 7:45 p.m. on Hempstead Avenue in the Kenfield/Langfield Homes, according to the police report. The victim told po

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 14:33:01

Pedestrian seriously injured in Niagara Falls hit and run

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Niagara Falls Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian. According to police, a 57-year-old man was struck by a southbound vehicle on 24th Street around 3:15 p.m. Friday. The driver, either in a large SUV or pickup truck, fled the scene

WGRZ TV - 2018-01-20 04:59:00

Bystanders tackle gunman inside Niagara Falls bar

A Niagara Falls man who walked into a Pine Avenue bar carrying a loaded gun in his hand early Friday morning was tackled and detained until police arrived, according to Niagara Falls police. Tommy D. George, 47, of 22nd Street, also had a knife when he walked inside Empire Sportz Lounge, 1602 Pine,

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-19 15:57:32

Is it time to get serious about your weight?

Lifestyles Editor Gib Snyder Is it getting harder to get around as you get older? Are you injured, or is there more of you than maybe there should be? By getting older it doesn't necessarily mean hitting your "Golden Years." Getting older starts the minute you are born, although for purposes of thi

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Pharmacist Wojciechowski promoted at Medical Center

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center has promoted Amy Wojciechowski to infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship coordinator. Wojciechowski earned her bachelor's degree in chemistry and medicinal chemistry at SUNY at Buffalo, followed by a master's degree in chemistry and chemical biolog

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-01-21 04:29:43

Shutdown belies Trump's claim to be a skilled dealmaker

WASHINGTON, D.C. - It turns out that Donald Trump's greatest strength in the 2016 presidential race was not his business acumen but rather Hillary Clinton's unpopularity. Tens of millions of Americans were so turned off by Clinton's representation of establishment politics that they took a chance o

DAILY WORLD - 2018-01-21 02:00:00

Conaway Wants Explosive Classified Memo on Alleged FISA Abuse Released to Public

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Mike Conaway wants the explosive classified document outlining what D.C. journalist Sara Carter described as extensive abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, or FISA, made public. Thursday, members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence vo

SAN ANGELO LIVE! - 2018-01-21 06:26:12

Smithsonian Museums, National Zoo Open Through Monday

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Smithsonian's museums, research centers and the national zoo will be open on Monday during the government shutdown. The Smithsonian said it can use prior year funds still available to the organization to keep the venues open. Earlier today, the Smithsonian said its venues wil

PATCH - 2018-01-20 20:51:11

2 teens arrested for Alexandria school threats

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Two teenagers have been arrested for a series of recent bomb threats targeting schools in Alexandria. The Alexandria Police Department said a 13-year-old boy and 13-year-old girl were charged with making threats to schools in the Alexandria City Public Schools on social media. Acco

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-01-19 19:20:00

Engel Statement on GOP Forcing a Government Shutdown

Washington, D.C.-Congressman Eliot L. Engel tonight made the following statement: 'The RepublicanMajority, which controls the House, the Senate, and the White House, had months to address the most pressing issues facing our nation. These include renewing Washington, D.C.-Congressman Eliot L. Enge

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-20 20:40:17

Cong. Renacci speaks out on government shutdown

Washington, DC- Republican Congressman and U.S. Senate Candidate Jim Renacci spoke out Saturday on the impasse in Washington that has led to a government shutdown. Congressman Renacci, who represents Ohio's 16th Congressional District and recently announced he is running for the U.S. Senate seat hel

IHEART.COM - 2018-01-20 23:37:41

Arrington Requests His Pay Be Withheld During Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from the Office of Congressman Jodey Arrington: Today Congressman Arrington sent a letter to the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives to request his pay be withheld until the government shutdown ends and an

EVERYTHINGLUBBOCK.COM - 2018-01-21 00:59:19

Women's Marches Draw Crowds in Cities Across the U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: People gather at the Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool to rally before the Women's March on January 20, 2018 in Washington, DC. Across the nation hundreds of thousands of people are marching on what is the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's swearing-in to p

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2018-01-20 23:45:52

Police Search For Man Behind 3 Bank Robberies In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Police believe the same man is behind three bank robberies in Brooklyn this month. In the most recent incident on Wednesday, the suspect walked into the Chase bank on Bank Street around 12:10 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money, police said. The teller complied, a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 19:30:54

Brooklyn teen who accused cops of rape faces alleged attackers in court

The Brooklyn teenager accusing two NYPD officers of rape comes face to face with them in court. The 18-year-old, who goes by Anna Chambers on social media, attended a court appearance for former officers Richard Hall and Eddie Martins. She's filed a lawsuit against the pair, as well as the city and

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Apparent Explosion in Brooklyn Apartment Causes Injuries: Officials

An apparent explosion at a Brooklyn apartment Saturday morning injured at least two people, officials said. Police said a gas leak may have caused an explosion. Several neighbors also reported hearing the blast. Firefighters said at least two people were taken to hospitals. Details on the injured

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-01-20 15:28:01

'Entire aisles are empty.' This is why Whole Foods is facing food shortages, report says

Whole Foods stores around the country are facing food shortages due to a new buying system, according to a recent Business Insider article. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) If you've been cruising the aisles of your local Whole Foods grocery store recently and noticed more and more empty shelves, you are n

NJ.COM - 2018-01-19 21:16:59