Lockport

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

A Niagara County man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide in the fatal drug overdose of his sister.

A Lockport man is facing 5-40 years in prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin, while a Buffalo is also facing up to 40 years in prison for beating a witness in a public housing drug-related case.

Governor's Office

The $17.7 million Packet Boat Landing Apartments in Lockport are now officially open.

4 plead guilty to operating cocaine ring in Lockport

May 3, 2018

Four people have pleaded guilty in what authorities are calling a "large drug trafficking organization operating out of Lockport."

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A Lockport man will be spending time behind bars for the possession and distribution of drugs.

Lockport City School District

A 13-year-old has been charged with falsely reporting an incident, in connection with a threat against North Park Junior High School last week.

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A fellow Cheektowaga council member and the town's Republican Committee chair are calling on James Rogowski to resign.

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A Lockport woman has been charged with violating Leandra's Law after an accident Friday evening.

Two court buildings and a county office building in Niagara County were closed in the early afternoon Thursday because of phoned-in bomb threats.

National Public Radio

Vice President Mike Pence will be coming to Buffalo on October 17. He will be here to support local Republican incumbents and candiates.

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A Lockport real estate broker is facing up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for not providing a lead paint warning notice to a property buyer.

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Groundbreaking on a new facility for the Lockport Family YMCA took place on Friday.

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Democrat Erin Cole does not consider herself a political person, but has been on a career track to run for political office for quite some time. The 46-year-old said the timing is now right for a run, and she intends to take on Clarence Republican Chris Collins.

The Historic Palace Theatre in Lockport has been awarded a $423,000 state grant to help with ongoing renovations. But the Palace is more than a theater—it also plays an important role in the city's economy.


Destination Niagara USA

The visitors to some wineries in Niagara County Wednesday will be a little different from the usual. They are workers from other tourist attractions around the county.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about funny money being passed locally.

W. Roberts, from Marco Paul's Voyages & Travels, Erie Canal by Jacob Abbott, 1852

New York State is planning to commemorate this year's 200th anniversary of the groundbreaking for the Erie Canal with a series of major events along the waterway.

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A 14-year-old Lockport boy has been sentenced to a year probation and psychiatric care, in response of his guilty plea of arson and burglary in connection to a massive tire recycling plant fire last August.

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Sentencing has been delayed for a Niagara County teenager charged in a tire recycling plant fire that killed his friend.

A Lockport man has been charged with sex and drug trafficking and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth Schroeder.

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A 14-year-old boy has pleaded guilty in Niagara County Family Court as part of a plea deal related to a massive recycling plant fire in Lockport that killed his teenage friend.

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Six people sustained minor injuries in a school bus-pickup truck collision Friday morning in Niagara County.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to go ahead with cleaning up Eighteen Mile Creek in Lockport, but it will not be soon. It also is not clear the money to pay for the cleanup will be there.


A City of Tonawanda man has been sentenced to 2-4 years in prison for his role in a deadly boat crash on Ellicott Creek in June of 2015.

Lockport trio honored for purse snatcher takedown

Nov 18, 2016
New York State Police

Lockport college junior Daniel Bronson is being credited with taking down a purse snatcher.

City of Lockport website / WBFO News

The office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has completed a review of the 2017 budget being proposed for the City of Lockport.

Man shot at Lockport 7-Eleven

Nov 5, 2016
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An overnight shooting in Lockport leaves one man injured.

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Authorities say the 14-year-old boy accused of setting a massive fire at Lockport's tire recycling plant never told anyone his friend was trapped inside.

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A Lockport company has been fined by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating chemical safety rules for handling the potentially deadly gas phosgene.

Niagara Falls man sent to hospital after arrest

Sep 25, 2016
New York State Police

A Niagara Falls man becomes unresponsive after getting arrested Saturday afternoon.

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