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Man's body recovered from Erie Canal in Lockport

A man in his 40s was pronounced dead Sunday night after being pulled from the Erie Canal in the City of Lockport, police said.Police were called about 7:47 p.m. to the locks near Upson Park for a report of a man who had entered the water and did not resurface. Lockport firefighters pulled the man fr

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-28 02:46:52

Denied alcohol purchase, man instead robs 7-Eleven store

A man acting as though he had a handgun in his pocket robbed the 7-Eleven store at 2620 Niagara St., Niagara Falls, early Saturday, moments after a clerk refused to accept his electronic benefits card for a beer purchase.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-27 21:15:57

Man's body pulled from canal

Lockport firefighters, police and the Niagara County Sheriff's Office dive team pulled a male body from the Erie Canal Sunday evening after he reportedly fell into the Erie Canal, somewhere near the intersection where Pine, Ontario and Gooding streets meet in the city.

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-05-28 02:15:00

Buffalo Police investigating multiple incidents Sunday

He was charged with DWI, felony assault, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle and leaving the scene of an injury accident. One female was taken to ECMC while the other was taken to Kenmore Mercy.

WIVB - 2018-05-27 20:05:10

Shoplifter caught pushing cart full of unpaid groceries out of store

Realizing that the $300 or so worth of merchandise had not been paid for, the manager stopped the woman, who reportedly admitted to stealing the goods and begged for mercy. When the manager tried to bring her back into the store to call police, she fled the scene, but was caught a couple blocks away

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-27 06:47:51

In prelude to parade, drunken 'Jimmy Olson' crawls down Pine Avenue

In an unscheduled prelude to Saturday morning's Memorial Day parade down Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls, police scuffled with a large, intoxicated man who was crawling on all fours in the middle of the busy street, disrupting traffic.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-27 01:39:06

Cheektowaga man charged with felony DWI after driving into ditch

State Police out of the Jamestown barracks reported that Robert Geddes, 35, of Cheektowaga, was arrested after troopers responded to a report of a car in the ditch on Gurnsey Hollow Road in South Valley.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-27 15:39:25

Falls man pulls pellet gun on public and police

Police were called to the area around 8:20 p.m. after witnesses reported seeing a man with a gun. The first officer who arrived said he saw Lewis D. Bogan, 32, standing in front of the Raymart store and grabbing what appeared to be a semi-automatic handgun from his waistband. Bogan reportedly pointe

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-26 21:21:07

Man carrying hundreds in cash reports attack and robbery in Kaisertown

The man told police he was walking down Casimir Street, near Willet Street, about 7 p.m. when a man approached him, asking if he wanted to buy marijuana. He told the man "no," and as he was walking away, he was attacked, police said.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-26 22:38:24

Niagara Falls Ghostbusters: Possible Ghost Encounter Sparks 911 Call - The Niagara Reporter

As first reported by our partner, The Action Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls Police responded to a call on the 2400 block of Ontario Avenue on Friday May 25th, 2018.The person said that they were fearful for their lives after possibly being the victim of a ghost encounter.The basis for the claim that t

NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER - 2018-05-26 12:27:38

Sobriety checkpoint in West Seneca results in four arrests

Troopers reported making one arrest for driving while intoxicated, one arrest for driving while impaired by drugs and two arrests for unlawful possession of marijuana. Eight tickets for vehicle and traffic violations were issued, state police said.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-05-26 11:41:06

Four people arrested following raid on Town of Evans home

Four people were arrested by Evans Police following a raid on an Oakland Street residence, where illegal drugs were seized, Town of Evans Police said.


Amber Alert for 14 Month Old

Owen Hildago-Calderon, who is about 14 months old, was abducted on Joy Road in the Wayne County town of Sodus at 9:48 a.m. on Wednesday, May 16. He has short brown hair, brown eyes, and is approximately 2 feet tall, weighing about 30 pounds. He is known to need asthma medication.


Walmart shoppers turn shopping carts into bumper cars

But wait, there's more: "According to an employee who witnessed the incident, the women were also ramming their carts into one another."


BLOTTER: Police reports for May 25

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after a disturbance in the 1500 block of Ashland Avenue at 9:22 p.m. Wednesday. Hannah L. Harris, 20, 1623 Weston Ave., was charged with disorderly conduct.


Tonawanda man sentenced for stealing funds from Volunteer Fire Company

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced that 36-year-old Timothy Kler has been sentenced to 3 1/2 to 7 years in prison for stealing funds from the River Road Volunteer Fire Company.Kler served as the treasurer of the fire company and from January 1, 2017 to Sep


Man arrested at Niagara Falls City Council meeting asserts 'white privilege'

Christopher M. Smith, of Niagara Avenue, asked to address the City Council but was denied because he showed up late to the meeting and did not sign in to be a speaker, according to the report.


Lockport development agency approves grants for two start-ups

CJ's Italian Hot Dogs and Sausage received $20,000 from the Greater Lockport Development Corp., and TrueBean Coffee Co. was approved for $16,500.


Niagara Falls man 'does not know why' he keeps getting shot

After he was shot, the victim contacted his cousin, who drove him to Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, where police responded. He told police he did not see any vehicles or anyone suspicious around who may have fired the shot.


What a new V-8 engine line means to GM's Tonawanda plant

So when GM announced that the Tonawanda plant would make a new type of more fuel-efficient V-8 engine for its top-selling Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck, beginning with the 2019 model that goes on sale this fall, it was a coup for the local factory, its 1,600 workers and Ram Ramanujam, its plant