Niagara County, New York

Tom Puckett
January 18, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Cambria, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriff's deputies say a school bus turned into the path of a car Thursday morning. No children were on the bus at the time. Deputies say a Ridge Road Express bus was southbound on Lockport Junction Road when the driver attempted a left turn onto Saunders...
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Tom Puckett
December 26, 2017 - 12:21 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating a shooting at a western New York home that sent three people to the hospital on Christmas Eve. Police say the shooting occurred late Sunday morning on Harvey Street in Lockport. Officers responding to a report of shots fired arrived on the...
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Tom Puckett
November 13, 2017 - 1:45 pm
North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) If you are planning to visit the North Tonawanda Auto Bureau today, you may want to look at a different office. Niagara County Clerk Joseph A. Jastrzemski says there is a major outage in the state computer system utilized at the North Tonawanda DMV. The North Tonawanda...
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Tom Puckett
November 10, 2017 - 1:40 pm
Niagara, NY (WBEN) State Police say a domestic incident led to shelter in place yesterday in the town of Niagara. Troopers say 57 year old Michael Greaser tried to block his wife from leaving their home, threatening to shoot her and himself with a long gun. Greaser's wife was eventually able to get...
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Dave Debo
October 24, 2017 - 1:36 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Emergency and hazmat crews have finished cleaning up the tanker that struck a light pole in the Wegmans parking lot on Monday night on Military Road in Niagara Falls. Around 10 p.m. on Monday, the Canadian-based tanker struck the light pole with a valve at the point of...
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Tom Puckett
August 10, 2017 - 4:00 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Legislators hold a special meeting tonight hoping to get help from a number of agencies to get answers from the Niagara Falls Water Board on what led to that wastewater discharge July 29th. "We have resolutions putting forth the EPA, attorney general and the...
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Tom Puckett
August 09, 2017 - 11:30 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Members of the Niagara Falls Water Board have fired off a response to Niagara County lawmakers, as they prepare to hold a special meeting Thursday on the wastewater incident last month. Board Members Dan O’Callaghan, Nick Forster and Renae Kimble say Republican lawmakers "...
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August 09, 2017 - 5:57 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Niagara County lawmakers have scheduled a special meeting to consider whether to seek additional investigations and possible criminal charges following a wastewater discharge that turned the water near the base of Niagara Falls black before tourists' eyes. The county...
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Neil McManus
June 11, 2017 - 2:15 pm
Town of Wheatfield, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriffs are investigating a pair of incidents that happened early Sunday morning. The first incident took place in the Town of Wheatfield when a 96 year old woman was the victim of an alleged home invasion. According to sheriffs' deputies, the call came...
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Richard Root
May 30, 2017 - 1:57 am
Across Western New York there were several fatal accidents on area roads, including one in Allegany county where a driver is charged with DWI after he struck a pedestrian, and one in Hamburg where a tractor trailer left the Thruway and hit a house. Here's a roundup: Royalton, NY - On Monday, May 29...
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