Niagara County

Brendan Keany
January 22, 2019 - 5:51 pm
LOCKPORT (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Niagara Falls native William Shrubsall made an appearance in Niagara County Court on Tuesday afternoon for an arraignment hearing that charges Shrubsall with bail jumping. William Shrubsall walking into Niagara County Courthouse. His arraignment will take place...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
January 11, 2019 - 8:14 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Niagara County Sheriff's Office announced that many are offering reward money for information that leads to the arrest of a person who is torturing dogs. Two dogs were found tortured and dead on Wilson Road in the Town of Lockport. Cuse Pit Crew inc. of Syracuse is...
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Brenda's Bites
December 02, 2018 - 9:06 pm
15,570 people. That staggering figure reflects the number of people in Niagara County who rely on the Food Bank of WNY for nutrition and support. It’s hard to fathom that in today’s day and age people in our region – and across the United States – face issues of hunger. Many of those folks will...
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Tom Puckett
November 30, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Cambria, NY (WBEN) A driver is hospitalized after a Friday morning crash. Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies say they received a report from OnStar that a black Camaro was involved in a collision with airbag deployment in the area of Route 104 (Ridge Rd) and Route 429 (Townline Rd). NCSO and...
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Tom Puckett
October 02, 2018 - 4:44 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Last week, Governor Cuomo announced the state would advance Niagara Falls casino revenue money. Now, another government wants an advance. Niagara County Legislators say the county is owed $1.5 to $2 million dollars. We are asking the Governor to advance our share of the casino...
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Tom Puckett
September 07, 2018 - 4:45 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Health officials say a bat submitted for rabies testing from Tonawanda Creek Road in the Town of Pendleton was confirmed positive for rabies. They say it's the second bat that's tested positive this year. “Bats, raccoons, skunks, and fox are all common wildlife...
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Niagara County District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek. August 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) – As the Diocese of Buffalo faces scrutiny over its handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal, pressure is mounting as prosecutors in New York State are gaining traction in their efforts to uncover more examples of alleged abuses and administration woes. “Like everywhere, the...
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Mike Baggerman
August 08, 2018 - 7:10 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -Niagara County historians say they've helped preserve the story of the region by digitizing 28,000 newspaper pages dating to the 1800s. Many of the local newspapers were the last known surviving copies. The $51,000 project was funded by the philanthropic Grigg-Lewis Foundation...
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Tom Puckett
June 25, 2018 - 4:52 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) Niagara County health officials say there's an animal that's tested positive for rabies. “The bat was found inside a home, and we follow New York State Department of Health identified criteria as a basis for further action,” said Environmental Health Director Paul Dicky. “Please...
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Tom Puckett
May 30, 2018 - 2:28 pm
Royalton, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies arrest a man after they say he did not seek timely care for his sister, who eventually died of an overdose. Deputies say 29 year old Daniel E. Wells drove his sister from the City of Niagara Falls, where she overdosed, to the 9400 block of Ridge...
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