- Teen pleads guilty in slaying of uncle His lawyer said 20 years behind bars was too much time. So on Tuesday, Darius "Drizz" Belton got a better deal from Niagara County prosecutors.
- Falls Bridge Commission lawsuit languishes It's been almost two and a half years since U.S. District Court Judge Richard Arcara asked lawyers for the Niagara Falls Bridge Commission why they were keeping secrets from the public.
Newfane High School baseball players punished for stealing on trip
Members of the Newfane High School varsity baseball team were sentenced to do community service by a judge in Myrtle Beach, S.C. after shoplifting items from a store.
- Teen's admission that he killed Isabella Tennant can be used at trial After two hours of denials to detectives, John Freeman Jr. confessed to killing 5-year-old Isabella Tennant after finding out that his close friend Tyler Best had led police to her body.
- Scott gets new lawyer|Former prosecutor will represent man accused of shooting child A Falls man accused of shooting a 2-year-old child in the face, has finally found a new lawyer.
Court escapee’s wife arraigned on hindering charge
The wife of a convicted child molester, who helped her husband flee prosecution in Niagara County Court earlier this year, was jailed Tuesday.
- Well-known chef and restauranteur has drug conspiracy plea postponed A prominent local chef and restauranteur, who has already pleaded guilty to the sexual abuse of a teenager, is still stalling on a plea offer from federal prosecutors in a drug conspiracy case.
- Man sentenced for role in local drug ring The supplier of a large cocaine trafficking operation spanning Erie and Niagara counties was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in federal prison.
- Prison time for three men involved in South End shooting Their victim called one of them a "coward." And three young Falls men who pleaded guilty to triggering a wild South End shootout are all heading to state prison as a result. Jacob Taggart and Paul Buck will spend seven years behind bars, while Marlyn Rubin will do five years, for their roles in an attack on a Falls teenager.
- Witness testimony is OK'd in Belton case The eyewitness identification of a Falls teenager, accused of gunning down his uncle, can be used at his up-coming murder trial.
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