A map of Niagara Falls showing rates of poverty as part of the Community Report prepared by the John R. Oishei Foundation and the University at Buffalo’s Regional Institute.
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- Local group hoping to spur interest in Tesla museum at former Adams power facility Historians, city officials and interested citizens gathered in the historic Adams Power Plant Transformer House, exploring the building as heavy rains beat on the roof Wednesday afternoon.
Man who killed Kenmore family, neighbor fights effort to keep him locked up
The man who killed his family and a neighbor nearly 30 years ago in Kenmore has taken the state to court over its effort to keep him imprisoned after his sentence ends next year.
- Cordarise Houston sentenced to 32 years to life in prison A Falls man, described as a "menace" to the community and a murder suspect, will now spend more than three decades behind bars.
Tonawanda officer won't need shots after dog bite
A dog that bit a City of Tonawanda police officer has been released from quarantine and does not have rabies, Capt. Fred Foels said Wednesday.
- Lockport police go to Facebook for guidance on use of "negro" The Lockport Police Department raised some eyebrows Wednesday afternoon after posting a question about a racially sensitive word the department used in a suspect's photo that was released Tuesday.
- El Casino is out of business after owner agrees to settlement A Pine Avenue pawn star will be out of business in the next 60 to 90 days.
- Sales tax funds sought by pair of legislators for struggling municipalities A pair of Niagara County lawmakers from opposite sides of the political aisle want an increased portion of the county's sales tax revenue to be used to support fiscally distressed municipalities.
- Former Lockport bank worker appeals jail sentence A former Lockport resident who was accused of stealing $35,000 from elderly customers while she worked at an area bank was in Niagara County Court Tuesday morning to appeal her sentence in the case.
- Niagara Falls School Board makes insurance switch The Niagara Falls School Board adopted a resolution Tuesday that resolves insurance coverage for the school, personnel, and students.
Wheatfield lightning strike leaves hole in living room ceiling
A Brian Lane resident was shaken up Wednesday afternoon after lightning struck her home, putting a hole in the ceiling of her living room.
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