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The Niagara Crime Analysis Center on June 22 received a “be on the lookout” notice for parole absconder Larry Keiper, who six days later allegedly attempted to kidnap a 6-year-old girl from her Ward Road home while she and her mother were asleep.

Only one store out of nearly 140 recently Niagara County businesses checked by the Niagara County Department of Health and the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office was cited to selling cigarettes to an underage customer.

Zachary Messing's victim never spoke inside the closed Niagara Falls City Court courtroom on Wednesday morning.

An Alabama man convicted of setting fire to a Lockport veteran’s Bristol Avenue apartment last summer was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.

Niagara County District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek announced Tuesday that a new suspect, Larry Keiper, has been arrested and charged in the June 28 kidnapping of a 6-year-old child on Ward Road in Wheatfield.

NIAGARA FALLS – A 28-year-old Falls man was charged with DWI Thursday morning after police found him passed out in a vehicle parked near hole 9 on the Hyde Park Golf Course.

BUFFALO — The lawyer representing Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee tells The Associated Press he will enter a not guilty plea and file a motion to dismiss harassment charges during his client's appearance Friday in Buffalo city court.

A Niagara Falls man was sentenced Monday to one year in jail for his role in a burglary at LaFarge’s Lockport site last December that cost the company more than $13,000 in losses.

NIAGARA FALLS — A Cattaraugus County woman was arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped her from bringing a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Niagara Falls International Airport on Monday.

An unknown person caused $11,000 in damage June 21 at Acacia Park Cemetery, 4215 Tonawanda Creek Road, Pendleton. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said it was not known if the damage was done on purpose or if it was just an accident.

Loren Jacobs' niece, Rose Hill, had a suggestion for New York State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.

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The two Niagara County Sheriff's deputies were standing in the driveway of Rudy Ray Rockett Sr's Lake Road summer home in the Town of Porter on April 29, when his stepson Gregory Roy pulled in.

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If it hadn’t been for a tip from a Lockport American Legion Post, Christine Bryan-Simon’s crimes might have continued unchecked.

A city of Lockport man was arraigned in state Supreme Court on Wednesday for his role in an identity theft ring that defrauded local financial institutions. 

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BUFFALO – A Buffalo man, tied to a Niagara Falls-Lockport drug distribution network, has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine. 

A Burt man who violated probation, which he received for his conviction on a charge of burglarizing Lakeview Village Shoppes several years ago, will spend the next two to six years in jail.