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Man on parole over drugs accused of selling crack cocaine
A man currently on parole for drug-related charges was arrested Tuesday and charged with selling crack cocaine on Grand Island.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Ice on Lake Could Delay Charter Fishing Season
Buffalo, NY It feels like winter once again instead of springtime in Western New York this Tuesday, and ice remains on Lake Erie.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Man arrested for DWI after crash with motorcycle
GRAND ISLAND,NY Erie County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a Kenmore man for DWI after and accident with a motorcycle Sunday on Grand Island.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Alleged drunk driver accused of interfering with firefighters
A Grand Island resident is accused of interfering with a fire department personnel training on East River Road, Monday night.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
One person killed in Grand Island fire
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Fri Apr 04, 2014
Deputies: Man being booked tries to destroy pills
Deputies say a man arrested for driving on a suspended license attempted to destroy prescription pills on his person while being booked into the Erie County Holding Center.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Big Day for Gun Rights in NY
Today in Albany, angry gun owners rallied against Governor Andrew Cuomo's SAFE Act - an unpopular piece of legislation that outlaws the sale of AR-15s and includes restrictive registration requirements.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Two drivers crash into guide rails, both charged with DWI
Monday night around 7 p.m., the Erie County Sheriff's Office took 22-year-old Alexis Raepple of Grand Island into custody for DWI after she crashed into a guide rail on Whitehaven Road at the ramp for I-190.
Grand Islanders push back against luxury apartments
A developer wants to build a large apartment complex on Grand Island, but a group of townsfolk is pushing back.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Sean Rhett-Burke Bearden, a UB physics and applied mathematics student from the Town of Tonawanda, and Nigel Stephen Michki, a UB computational physics student from Grand Island, are among 283 undergraduates to receive the award this year from a pool of 1,166 applicants.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
GIPD Report Highlights Crime Reductions, Changes to Come
Grand Island Police are taking a closer look at how a year of change within the department is shifting crime rates and helping the community.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
NYS parks roll out spring programs
Western New Yorkers are hoping Spring weather breaks out, as New York State Parks roll out their 2014 spring public program schedule.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Tonawanda Coke fined $12.5M for violating Clean Air Act
Judge William Skretny ruled Wednesday on what he calls Tonawanda Coke's "inexcusable" conduct, issuing one of the largest fines ever imposed criminally on a company for violating the Clean Air Act.
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Pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Maryland, USA, 2012
To the Editor: Since 1996, an increasing number of infections caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains belonging to a pandemic clonal complex , CC3, typically O3:K6, have been observed worldwide ; most of these strains are sequence type 3. In the summer of 1998, outbreaks linked to O3:K6 occurred in Galveston Bay, Texas, and Oyster Bay, New York, ... (more)
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Victims of Tonawanda Coke won't be compensated at sentencing
Tonawanda Coke and its environmental manager will be sentenced Wednesday for violating the Clean Air Act, but victims who hoped to receive compensation for enduring years of pollution will not be receiving a judgement in their favor.
Around 250 marijuana plants found inside home
Deputies responded to a report of a woman being assaulted at a home on Grand Island and say they instead found a large marijuana grow operation.