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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.

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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.

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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 — A hearing in the case of a Lockport teen, charged in the stabbing death of another teenager, was delayed Monday morning as a Niagara County Court judge was considering a motion to replace the murder count facing D'vonne Clark with the lesser charge of first-degree manslaughter.

NEW YORK -- Buffalo developer Louis Ciminelli was not spared a prison term on Monday.

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NEW YORK — The man who was once one of Buffalo’s biggest builders will face a federal judge in New York this afternoon with a possible 20-year prison term hanging in the balance.

ORCHARD PARK — Authorities in western New York are seeking the public's help in finding the driver of a pickup truck that struck a sheriff's deputy after last Sunday's Buffalo Bills game, leaving him with a serious arm injury.

A Lockport man, already convicted of 11 sex crimes, will stand trial on up to 10 more counts in February.

A Middleport woman admitted in Niagara County Court Monday to sexually abusing a girl younger than 11 years old.

NIAGARA FALLS — His name is William Welch, but folks know him as Sugar Lou.

NIAGARA FALLS — A 33-year-old Falls man was charged with making a terroristic threat and second-degree criminal impersonation on Thursday following an investigation into a post he made on Facebook.

BUFFALO — A Falls man, already convicted of being a pimp, and currently facing charges of sex trafficking a minor, will stand trial in federal court in Buffalo later this month.

LOCKPORT — A Niagara Falls teen was sparred prison time on Wednesday for a trio of robberies at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls this past September.

TOWN OF LOCKPORT — A former Lockport Police captain has pleaded guilty to a criminal violation for his involvement in an eavesdropping case.

BUFFALO — Stephanie Costanzo was released from custody at the Cattaraugus County Jail on Friday, but the former Falls cop will be heading to her parent's home in the Falls with a lengthy list of restrictions that a federal court judge called her "last chance" to avoid time in prison.

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Students were dismissed from Lockport High School early Wednesday as part of what district officials described in a message to parents as a "precautionary measure."

An Amherst man faces up to seven years in prison for mistakenly shooting his friend during a June 3 brawl in the Town of Niagara.