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Steve Richards chokes up, apologizes during sentencing in public corruption case
Former Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards told a State Supreme Court justice he was sorry for his actions while he as in office.
Maziarz probe heats up as more grand jury subpoenas served
As New York State Senator George Maziarz, R-Newfane, prepares to end his political career, a federal grand jury investigating into his campaign finances is ramping up.
Niagara Falls City Hall filled with trash talk on Monday
A proposed refuse and recycling law has people riled up in the Cataract City.
Quasar officials push back against Wheatfield ban
An attorney representing Quasar Energy Group, the Ohio-based company that produces equate, said Monday that he may have grounds to legally challenge Wheatfield if it institutes a permanent ban that impedes Quasar's business.
22.8M New Yorkers' personal records exposed over past eight years
Nearly 23 million private records of New Yorkers have been exposed in data security breaches reported by more than 3,000 businesses, nonprofits and governments over the past eight years, New York's attorney general reported.
Another elderly resident scammed by 'grandchild'
An all-too-familiar scam claimed another victim this past week as another elderly resident was tricked into sending thousands of dollars to someone claiming to be a family member.
Arnold calls out Niagara County GOP; Destino set to run on Dem line
Niagara Falls attorney Johnny Destino confirmed Monday that he's in it for the long haul when it comes to this year's race for the 62nd New York state Senate District, currently held by outgoing state lawmaker George Maziarz.
- North Tonawanda Mayor Robert Ortt says he's mulling Senate run In the aftermath of state Sen. George Maziarz announcing he will not seek another term, the buzz in political circles is now focused on Mayor Rob Ortt and his name being thrown into the ring as Maziarz's replacement.
Steve Richards apologizes for actions before sentencing
Former Town of Niagara Supervisor Steve Richards was sentenced as expected Tuesday to three years of probation, ending a long-running joint investigation into public corruption by state and federal investigators.
- City repair crews battle back to repave streets devastated by wicked winter Looking back on the winter of 2013-14, Niagara Falls Public Works Director Dave Kinney can't remember a worse time for his crews.
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