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  1. Bomb Threat Shuts Down Portion of Main Street in LockportRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY A section of Main Street in Lockport has been closed off this afternoon after a reported bomb threat.

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  2. Teen pleads guilty to arson in plant fire that killed friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    A 14-year-old boy has pleaded guilty to starting a fire that ripped through a western New York tire recycling plant last summer, killing a teenage friend who was with him and forcing evacuations of nearby homes. The teen pleaded guilty Thursday in Niagara County Family Court to arson and burglary charges stemming from the fire at the High Tread International in Lockport.

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  3. What is a Disposition Hearing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY After an admission of arson and burglary in the deadly HTI Tire Recycling plant fire in Lockport last year, a 14 year old now faces a disposition hearing. A local attorney says this is the family court version of a sentencing.

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  4. Teen Admits to Arson in Lockport Tire Recycling Plant FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 16 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY The 14 year old boy charged with ten counts in last year's deadly HTI plant fire admits to burglary and arson. All other charges, including criminally negligent homicide, are dropped.

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  5. Power Outage Numbers DecreasingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY Even though power is being restored to those left in the dark after Wednesday's wind storm, National Grid is advising folks who don't have power back yet not to expect it for a couple of days at least. "We expect this to be a multi-day event," says National Grid's Steve Brady.

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  6. Lockport Cleans Up from Wind StormRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 9 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY The City of Lockport is dealing with the aftermath of Wednesday's wind storm. Mayor Anne McCaffrey says all major streets are open.

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  7. Students Injured in School Bus Crash in RoyaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    On Friday March 3, 2017 at approximately 0808 hours, Niagara County Communications received several 911 calls reporting an injury accident at the intersection of Rochester Road and Griswold Street in the Town of Royalton involving a pickup truck and a school bus. Patrol units responded and found both vehicles still in the intersection.

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  8. Lockport Fire Hearing Adjourned until March 16thRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY The teen charged with criminally negligent homicide and arson was back in a courtroom as the fact finding hearing continues. The hearing has been adjourned until March 16th as both sides are disputing whether cell phone video of the defendant and Joseph Phillips setting papers on fire can be admitted as evidence.

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  9. Family Court Differences from General CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY As the hearing continues into the 14 year old accused of being an accomplice in last year's Lockport tire recycling plant fire, we wanted to know some key difference between the proceedings going on in family court compared to general court. Attoreny Paul Cambria says family court fact finding hearings are private.

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  10. Voutour Defends Deputies' Actions in Restraining Inmate Who Later DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY Niagara County Sheriff Jim Voutour says he disagrees with a medical examiner's finding an inmate in Niagara County Jail died as a result of a homicide. Voutour says deputies did what they could to restrain the inmate when he refused to put on a vest used for suicidal inmates.

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  11. Woman Dies in Lockport CrashRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY A woman died in a head on morning crash in Lockport. State Police say a car driven by Peggy L. Ray, 54 of Niagara Falls, NY was traveling southbound on State Hwy 93. Troopers say Ray crossed the centerline and the oncoming vehicle, a 2005 Buick operated by Kelly Campbell, 56 of Lockport, NY attempted to avoid Ray and was unsuccessful.

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  12. Wisniewski Sentenced to 2-4 Years for Deadly Boating AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Buffalo, NY A Tonawanda man will spend the next two to four years in prison for a deadly boating accident in 2015. In November, a jury convicted 51 year old Jeffrey Wisniewski of Criminally Negligent Homicide, two counts of Operating a Vessel While Under the Influence of Alcohol, Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana for the boat crash on Ellicott Creek in the Town of Tonawanda that claimed the life of 16-year old Avery Gardner of Lockport.

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  13. Man Charged with Death of Infant SonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY A Gasport won't be a candidate for father of the year anytime soon. Niagara County Sheriff's Deputies charge him with the death of his six month old son.

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  14. Men Face Charges in Connection with Body FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Niagara Falls, NY Two Western New York men are facing charges in connection with a man who was found stabbed to death. James W. Howard, 27, of Lockport NY, and Carl M. Hosmer, 29, of Niagara Falls, were arraigned in Niagara Falls City Court this week.

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  15. Authorities Searching for Niagara Falls ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Daniel F. Sparks, 44, was last seen in Niagara Falls in early October. He is five feet eleven inches and weighs approximately 150 pounds.

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  16. Niagara Falls Police Seeking RunawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Austin M. Pilon, 17, is the runaway whom the police are seeking. Pilon walked away from 6395 Old Niagara Road on November 25 at approximately 5:00 p.m. and was last observed walking towards the City of Lockport.

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  17. Lawyer: Client Didn't Set Lockport FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY The lawyer for the teen charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with last summer's fire at HTI Recycling says the boy who died in the fire, not his client set the fire. Joe Phillips died in the blaze.

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  18. Niagara County Residents Claim They Couldn't Vote TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY Hundreds of Niagara County residents were forced to sign affidavits in order to vote, according to Democratic Commissioner, Niagara County Board of Elections, Lora Allen, "Some of these people might not have registered on time. They might not even live in the county.

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  19. Lockport Man Charged With RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY Three area men who witnessed a robbery helped police nab the suspect Saturday night in the Town of Lockport. New York State Police say that 31-year-old, Matthew Biles of Lockport is charged with Robbery 1st degree and Robbery 3rd degree .

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  20. Teen Charged in Deadly Lockport FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Lockport, NY A 14 year old has been charged in connection with the fire in Lockport that claimed another 14 year old's life. That fire broke out at the High Tread Recycling plant back in August, killing 14 year old Joseph Phillips.

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