Grand Island Crime

Grand Island Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Grand Island, NY or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • Family Justice Center comes to Grand Island

    Saturday Jun 16 | via Grand Island Pennysaver 

    Domestic violence is a crime that "is all about power and control," said Mary Travers Murphy, executive director of the Family Justice Center, speaking at the FJC's annual fundraising breakfast on June 8. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, "domestic violence is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, sexual orientation, gender, race, religion or nationality." One of those communities is Grand Island.

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    Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Grand Island, NY

  • Prominent friends help former Niagara Falls housing ...

    May 3, 2018 | via The Post-Standard 

    May 02--Twenty-eight letters of support from prominent friends convinced a federal judge Wednesday to keep Stephanie W. Cowart out of prison, even though federal sentencing guidelines called for the former Niagara Falls Housing Authority head to spend six to 12 months locked up for her crimes. U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara sentenced Cowart to probation for two years and fined her $2,000 for a scheme with her son and daughter-in-law to pocket more than $17,000 belonging to the Niagara Falls Housing Authority.

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    Related Topix: Niagara Falls, NY, Grand Island, NY