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Canadian earthquake shakes things up locally
The ripple effects of an earthquake that hit eastern Ontario Friday morning were felt by some in Niagara County.
Virtual team: Falls soldiers in Afghanistan 'join' Saturday's Relay for Life
A group of hometown troops stationed in Afghanistan will participate "virtually" in the Niagara Falls Relay for Life on Saturday, a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society.
- Deadlines set in child killing case A frustrated Niagara County court judge said Thursday that the murder trial of a Falls teenager needs to move forward and he set some deadlines to get that done.
- State, Oneidas reach casino deal The Oneida Indians on Thursday signed a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration and local governments that would guarantee them exclusive territory for their central New York casino in exchange for revenue payments to the state of around $50 million annually.
- Man accused of trying to kill girl gets new lawyer A city man accused of trying to kill a 7-year-old girl on New Year's Eve has a new lawyer.
- Business dispute may have triggered Falls shooting A Falls man, accused of trying to gun down a business rival, has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and almost a dozen weapons and related charges.
- NT manslaughter suspect posts bail, to seek a public defender A North Tonawanda woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a kitchen knife was freed on $100,00 bond this week from Niagara County Jail, where she has been held since February.
- Man who kidnapped, abused NT girl gets Level 2 sex offender status from previous conviction. A Tonawanda man sentenced to 15 years in prison in late April for kidnapping and sexually abusing a young North Tonawanda girl last year was in Niagara County Court Thursday morning for a sex registry assessment.
Sheriff's office makes an impact with Niagara County Traffic Safety Fair
The car moving on the metal track was only going 30 miles per hour.
But when it slammed into the side of a second vehicle, the sound of buckling metal and breaking glass was loud enough to make the crowd of students take notice. It’s just what Niagara County Sheriff’s Capt. Greg Schuey hoped would happen.
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