NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A man in western New York who police say had nine explosive devices in his home is facing additional charges.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A man in western New York was arrested after he tried to fight a state trooper and an explosive device was found in his car, according to state police.
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty Thursday to a weapons charge stemming from a stop at the Canadian border crossing near Niagara Falls last April.
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — A man serving time in a South Carolina jail was indicted Tuesday in the 2015 killing and dismembering of a woman in western New York.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Marcus Hammond took a half-court pass, dribbled once and drilled a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer to pull Niagara even and force an overtime period the...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Malik Johnson scored 20 points, dished seven assists and collected seven steals as Canisius returned to action after a week off for final exams to beat long-time rival Holy...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a gunfight broke out around a big party in western New York, and a man was wounded.
The Niagara Town Police Department says an officer was near the...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Rescuers on Thursday pulled a man from rushing, frigid water less than 100 yards from the brink of Niagara Falls.
No one could say how or when the unidentified man...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lt. Thomas J.E. Crotty's capture during World War II made him the first Coast Guard prisoner of war since the War of 1812.
NFL executive vice president and former Buffalo Bills safety Troy Vincent was honored by the Niagara Frontier YWCA for his extensive work advocating against domestic violence and sexual...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York has a new license plate that features several of the state's famous landmarks.
The Department of Motor Vehicles announced the design Friday based on the results of a...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New York State police say a woman who swerved to avoid hitting two dogs on an upstate highway died after her vehicle struck the animals, overturned and ejected...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two state bridges and Niagara Falls are turning red in recognition of the Special Olympics.
The falls, the Governor Mario Cuomo Bridge over the Hudson River and the...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — More than 30 iconic buildings and landmarks across the United States will be lit up orange on Friday night in support of Make Music Day.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Adirondack farm, a Niagara Falls church and a Schenectady apartment hotel are among 18 properties and districts nominated for the New York state and national registers of...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A handyman accused of raping a neighbor, abducting her and chaining her up in his Niagara Falls, New York basement has pleaded not guilty.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A suspect is in custody after police in New York say a woman was found chained in a basement.
Police in Niagara Falls tell WIVB that Michael Ciskiewic was arrested...
SHELDON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a holiday-weekend crash that killed a 4-year-old girl, her mother and grandmother in western New York has left another young family member hospitalized in...
SHELDON, N.Y. (AP) — Three relatives were killed and six others were injured in a crash while heading for Niagara Falls on a holiday weekend trip, when a suspected drunken driver's pickup truck...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The Maid of the Mist boats that bring tourists to the base of Niagara Falls are going electric.
The company on Friday announced plans to launch two zero-emission...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York coach who led one of the top high school basketball teams in the state has resigned after being subjected to a bombardment of public...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 40-year-old Niagara Falls woman has pleaded guilty to fraud for her role in a debt collection scheme based in western New York that brought in more than $3 million through...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Marvin Prochet scored 19 points and Niagara built a 15-point lead through the first half and held on to post a 78-70 win over archrival Canisius in the oldest rivalry in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Wednesday night.
The Purple Eagles (11-11, 4-5) now have won four if the last five games in the series, which dates to the 1905-06 season. The loss snapped a three-game Canisius win streak.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Manny Dixon made a decisive 3-pointer with six seconds left and Saint Peter's held off Niagara's late rally for a 74-72 victory on Tuesday night.
Davauhnte Turner scored a season-high 31 points for Saint Peter's (6-12, 3-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Association), which collected its first road win. Samuel Idowu added 15 points and Dixon finished with six points on two 3-pointers.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities still don't know what caused 21 law enforcement officers to become ill after participating in a raid on a Niagara Falls apartment.
The FBI and Niagara County sheriff said in a statement Thursday that tests came back negative on materials collected by hazardous materials teams 12 days after the raid.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An arbitration panel has sided with New York state in its bid to continue collecting more than $100 million a year from the Seneca Indian Nation's three casinos.
The western New York tribe stopped sharing casino revenue with the state in 2017, leaving gaps in the budgets of Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Salamanca, where the casinos are located. The Seneca Nation said its revenue-sharing obligation under a 2002 compact had expired with the original compact after 14 years.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy scored 20 points, making six 3-pointers including a go-ahead trey, and Albany finished on a 7-1 run over the final minute to hold off Niagara 79-74 on Monday.
Ahmad Clark added 17 points with a career-high 10 assists, Adam Lulka scored 13 and Devonte Campbell 12 for Albany (5-10).
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The city of Niagara Falls is using job training and literacy programs to fight poverty.
State and city officials recently announced more than $536,000 in state funds will support programs that aim to prepare unemployed residents and low-income workers for better opportunities.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The owners of a Niagara Falls manufacturing plant say it will close by Dec. 30.
London-based Ferroglobe says in a statement Thursday that 100 employees will be affected when it suspends operations at the western New York Globe Mettalurgical plant, which produces silicon metal.
Ferroglobe Chief Executive Pedro Larrea says the shutdown follows an evaluation of the company's production.
NIAGARA, N.Y. (AP) — Firefighters in western New York are mourning the death of a veteran professional firefighter who was killed in an off-duty traffic accident on Christmas Eve.
Fire department officials in the city of Niagara Falls say 51-year-old Carl "Keifer" Stahlman was on his way home from work when he died in Monday night's crash in the town of Niagara.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A 78-year-old New York man who was evicted from federally subsidized housing because he uses medical marijuana for pain said Tuesday that the conflicting state and federal pot laws that left him homeless are now threatening his medical care.
"The federal government has stepped in again and squashed it," said John Flickner, who uses a wheelchair and has a doctor's prescription for the drug.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — 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.
John Flickner was staying at a Niagara Falls shelter Thursday, after an hourslong eviction ordeal Tuesday that ended with him steering his electric wheelchair in freezing temperatures to a center about a half mile away.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The wastewater treatment plant blamed for a high-profile sewage discharge that discolored the water of the Niagara River near the base of Niagara Falls is getting a $27 million upgrade.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the Niagara Falls Wastewater Treatment Plant is getting $13.5 million in state funds, plus an equal amount from the Niagara Falls Water Board, to make improvements at the aging facility.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. military officials say the remains of a Marine from New York killed during the Korean War have been identified.
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Tuesday that Meredith Keirn's remains were identified earlier this year.
The Pentagon says Keirn, of Niagara Falls, was a 24-year-old sergeant serving in the 1st Marine Division as a light machinegun section leader when he was reported killed during fighting on Nov. 30, 1950 in North Korea.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Camron Justice hit a career-high five 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to help IUPUI beat Grambling 80-69 on Saturday at the Niagara Regional of the Fort Myers Tip-Off.
Ahmed Ismail added a career-best 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for IUPUI.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Devante Jackson and Lasani Johnson combined to score 31 points and Grambling knocked off Niagara, 74-68 in a Fort Myers Tip-off game Friday.
The Tigers, now winners of two straight, take on the winner of a game between St. Francis-Brooklyn and IUPUI Saturday at Niagara.
Johnson's jumper with 1:11 left in the first half gave Grambling a 44-32 advantage, but the Purple Eagles surged back and Marvin Prochet's 3 with :28 remaining cut the deficit to 44-37.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York hospital is investing $60,000 in security upgrades in response to a report that found major deficiencies.
WKBW-TV in Buffalo reports Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is limiting its public entrances, requiring all visitors check in and moving the hospital waiting area.
TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a fatal crash has shut down Interstate 290 in western New York.
The Tonawanda Police Department says the crash happened around 1 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of the highway between the Niagara Falls Boulevard and Colvin Avenue exits.
The highway was shut down, and traffic was diverted for more than four hours as police investigated the scene.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A group of friends' game of Dungeons and Dragons in upstate New York was unexpectedly interrupted by an armed robbery.
FOLSOM, N.J. (AP) — E.B. Lewis had already earned world-class artist status and illustrated more than 50 children's books when he came to the realization in the late 2000's that he didn't think of his work as important or valuable.
Lewis' feelings about his own work caused him to give up painting for more than two years, doing only illustrating work.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York state will help the city of Niagara Falls plug a multi-million-dollar budget gap amid an ongoing casino revenue dispute with the Seneca Nation of Indians.
The tribe stopped making revenue payments from its three casinos to New York last year after the state approved the expansion of non-Indian-owned, Las Vegas-style casinos in four upstate locations.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say work crews have discovered more radioactive soil in Niagara Falls State Park nearly three weeks after about 1,500 tons of the material was removed from the site.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York bicycle advocacy organization has received over $80,000 in grant funding to help make Niagara Falls more bike-friendly.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A body has been recovered from the Niagara River near where a man was thrown from his Jet Ski almost a week ago.
TV station WKBW reports that a body was recovered Saturday by marine officers from the Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
Officials say they cannot confirm that the body is the man who was thrown from his Jet Ski on Aug. 26.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New York parks officials say crews have removed radioactive soil that was discovered near the entrance of Niagara Falls State Park.
The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation says Friday the contaminated soil was never accessible to the public after being exposed during construction earlier this summer at the Prospect Point Welcome Plaza.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — The principal of a western New York high school has banned fast food deliveries to students during school hours.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 buildings and landmarks across the United States and Canada will be awash in colors in support of cancer research.
Niagara Falls, the New York Stock Exchange and Calgary Tower in Canada are among the structures that will be illuminated in orange, red, yellow, gray or white in early September to commemorate 10 years of efforts by the Stand Up To Cancer organization.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New York Army National Guard soldiers are returning to the Air Reserve Station at Niagara Falls after participating in a NATO mission to train Ukrainian soldiers.
The soldiers were part of a group that left New York last October to join troops from Canada, Denmark, Lithuania, Poland and the United Kingdom in the training mission to Ukraine.
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is spending $25.7 million to buy 11 acres of property in downtown Niagara Falls where it wants to see more development.
USA Niagara Development Corporation's board of directors on Wednesday approved the acquisition of 32 individual properties held primarily by local businessman Joseph Anderson. The purchase is part of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Buffalo Billion initiative to spur development in western New York.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four U.S. military sites will be splitting nearly $200 million in federal defense funds for improvement projects.
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced Tuesday that $199.1 million will go toward five projects at four sites. The Democrats say the funding comes from the recently passed Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.