NIAGARA FALLS — A Falls teenager is in stable condition after she was hit by a car on 59th Street on Sunday. Falls Police Crash Management investigators said the 16-year-old-girl had just come out of a nearby church and ran into the street where she was struck by a car driven by a 70-year-old man. The girl suffered serious facial injuries, but none of the injuries are life-threatening. Police said no charges were lodged against the driver of the car.
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- SLIDESHOW: Work on newest Falls hotel continues Work at the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel located at 333 Rainbow Blvd. continued Thursday. The project is expected to be completed late spring of next year.
- Effort to impeach President Obama stops by Lewiston for a day Two members of the LaRouche Political Action Committee set-up shop in front of Lewiston's 8th Street post office Thursday morning to distribute literature, speak to citizens, and solicit donations in service of their cause: impeaching President Obama.
- Tonawanda Coke fined$161K for safety violations found after January explosion After being sentenced to pay millions of dollars for disregarding federal environmental laws, Tonawanda Coke has been ordered to pay another fine â€" this time, for safety violations that occurred during an explosion in January.
- Falls conference to host 300 teachers Upward of 300 educators are expected to attend the six-day Association of Teachers Educators conference in Niagara Falls.
- NYPA grants allow for fiber-optic study at air base A local group of public and private partners will use proceeds from the New York State Power Authority to study the existing fiber-optic infrastructure network that feeds into the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, the Niagara Falls Airport and other surrounding properties.
- Oil spill forces home evacuation in Lockport Occupants of a house on the 4300 block of Purdy Road had to vacate the premises Wednesday after an oil leak was discovered in the basement.
Tonawanda Coke hit with $161K in fines for January explosion
Two companies associated with Tonawanda Coke are facing a total of $161,000 in fines from a federal regulatory agency for violations tied to a Jan. 31 explosion at the River Road facility.
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.
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