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March 09, 2020 - 9:22 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - An anonymous threat has closed Lockport High School.
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Niagara County Sheriff's vehicle. March 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 16, 2019 - 9:39 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A woman had quite a shock when she went to load groceries into her pickup truck at a western New York supermarket. There was a man's body in the truck bed. Niagara County Sheriff James Votour says the woman left her home near Rochester Friday morning heading for a...
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Tom Puckett
August 05, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) A driver is dead after an early morning crash in Lockport. Police say a car was north bound on South Transit and was occupied by two males. It is believed that the occupants were coming from the Buffalo area and traveling to Medina, when the vehicle crossed over the south bound...
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Sincere E. Wiley (Photo via Niagara County Sheriff's Office)
May 13, 2019 - 6:41 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Niagara County arrested a Lockport woman after she led them on a high-speed pursuit over the weekend. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said Sincere E. Wiley, 27, was arrested in a yard on Green Street after a high-speed pursuit that lasted about ten minutes. It...
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May 08, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) DEC Environmental Conservation Police Officers executed a search warrant at Pets Plus in Lockport Tuesday as part of a six-month investigation into the illegal sale and/or possession of wildlife. Several animals were removed from the store. While the DEC says the investigation...
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Luis Molina-Roman (Photo via NYS Police)
Mike Baggerman
February 06, 2019 - 10:45 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Police announced the arrest of a Lockport man who threw coffee at a volunteer fire official on Monday. Luis Molina-Roman (Photo via NYS Police) Police said that Luis E. Molina-Roman, 31, threw the hot coffee at a 68-year-old woman who was directing traffic...
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Domino's on Dysinger Road in Lockport. February 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - With potholes emerging after the latest freeze-thaw cycle, a national chain is throwing its support towards local communities to fix them. That chain? Domino's....seriously. John Adams, Business Development Manager for Happy People Pizza, LLC, inside the Domino's in Lockport...
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Lockport, NY (AP/WBEN) - Police in Niagara County say a highway crew has found the bodies of two small dogs that were apparently beaten and burned before being left in trash bags along a roadway. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office was sent to the scene after being called by Lockport's animal...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. September 26, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Dana Casullo))
October 04, 2018 - 7:16 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - Lockport has won $10 million as the latest winner of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's downtown revitalization contest. State officials announced the funding on Wednesday. The western New York city plans to invest the money in efforts to make its downtown more attractive to...
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July 16, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Hazmat crews were called to the Niagara County Courthouse Monday morning after a report of a suspicious envelope. Lockport Fire Chief Patrick Brady said the call was made between 11 and 11:30am when someone upstairs opened a letter that contained a white-powdery substance. The...
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