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In July 2016, Northpointe Council was rocked by allegations that two of its staff members, substance abuse counselor Jessica Griffin and registered nurse Candace Seelbinder, had sex with patients.

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A group of Town of Lockport residents are filing an appeal to overturn a decision requiring the town's planning and zoning boards to approve a variance for a proposed cell tower at 7154 Chestnut Ridge Road.

The Town of Niagara, in conjunction with Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, continued this past week a holiday tradition that started more than 20 years ago — donating $50,000 to various groups and organizations that benefit the residents of the Town of Niagara and neighboring…

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For more than 17 months, Adam Schneider has argued that a drunken driving charge against him should be dismissed because arrested deputies mistook his cognitive disabilities for intoxication.

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with Walmart on South Transit Road in the Town of Lockport hosted the seventh annual Shop with a Cop event on Saturday.

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The Common Council passed two changes to the local law dealing with dog licenses, in an attempt to encourage more dog owners to pay their licenses. Next year, the city will be conducting a dog enumeration, which is basically a census of the amount of dogs in the city.

After being torn apart in a windstorm in late spring, salvaged materials from the DeVeaux Woods Brick Barn will be repurposed as a comfort station, Niagara Falls City Councilman Bill Kennedy announced last week.

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NEW YORK — A real estate executive was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for his role in schemes to bribe a former top aide to New York's governor and to cheat his way to a slice of the state's ambitious Buffalo Billion development project.

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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — A 78-year-old man who relies on medical marijuana for back pain finds himself homeless after being evicted from federally subsidized housing in a case complicated by conflicting state and federal marijuana rules.

BUFFALO — County legislators in Buffalo have banned smoking tobacco products in a car with anyone 17 or younger present in the vehicle.

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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers will soon make the highest state legislative salary in the country after a state compensation panel voted Thursday to raise their pay for the first time in 20 years.

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NEW YORK — A corporate executive was sentenced to 2½ years in prison Thursday for defrauding a New York state economic development program in a case that stretched up to the governor’s office.

The New York State Electric and Gas Corp. will remove 800 cubic yards of soil from the canal early next year as part of its ongoing cleanup of coal tar contamination from its La Grange Avenue electrical substation.

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush's remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an em…

MEDINA – Medina Memorial Hospital’s fifth annual Breakfast with Santa saw a record number of children come out to have breakfast with the jolly old fellow, decorate Christmas cookies and take part in holiday crafts.

Niagara University and Niagara County Community College have forged a new partnership that will draw the two campuses closer together.

A U.S. Air Force veteran who served in Afghanistan was given a chance Thursday to avoid prison for strangling a woman at a Lewiston bar.

The Lockport City School District School Board passed its policy to govern the use of the new security camera system using facial recognition software called Aegis. 

The North Tonawanda Board of Education unanimously approved a motion to terminate the probationary employment of their athletic director on Wednesday, who has been on paid leave since September.

ALBANY — State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging State University administrators to address "weaknesses" in safeguarding the system's students and staffers from hazardous materials stored at its campuses.

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LOCKPORT — Prosecutors and attorneys for Anthony DiFilippo have reached agreement on a plea deal in his insurance fraud case.

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Lockport firefighters extinguished a garage fire at 98 Elmwood Ave. on Monday night that fire investigators later deemed "suspicious."