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

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is looking for help identifying a body found over the summer.

Chris Caya WBFO News

A free shuttle service has given some local businesses a shot in the arm. A new report shows the Discover Niagara Shuttle had a $35 million economic impact in Niagara County in 2016.

Members of local gun groups may be aware of the new mandate for pistol recertification, but many average gun owners are not.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

The driver of the tanker truck with a cargo of refrigerated hydrogen that sprung a leak after hitting a light pole has been ticketed by police.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

It was a tense 20 hours in the Town of Niagara after a tanker truck full of liquid hydrogen had an accident in a local parking lot.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

The Niagara Falls Airport is closed and variety of emergency agencies remain on scene in Niagara Falls Tuesday, where a tanker leaking refrigerated hydrogen is a flammable, explosive hazard to the area.

National Public Radio

Niagara County is looking to the public for help in solving crimes, by registering their security cameras with the county.

Bounce House goes airborne, injures several children

Oct 16, 2017
The Maize

Bounce houses are usually a fun activity, but this is the story of the house that bounced too far.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Parents of children found bullying other minors could face jail time under a new law approved in North Tonawanda.

Investigative Post's Dan Tevlock

Sen. Charles Schumer was in Lewiston Monday, calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to resume cleanup of radioactive waste sites in Lewiston and Niagara Falls. Schumer said the EPA must continue to work with local community leaders and residents to develop a full remediation plan to clean up the affected properties.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

Homeowners along the Lake Ontario shoreline whose property was damaged by floods this year have until Friday to apply for state-funded relief.

WBFO File Photo

A delegation of lawmakers and first responders will head to Albany Wednesday morning, seeking a state certification allows an emergency services company to operate throughout Niagara County.


Mason's Mission Foundation

A new $500,000 playground is now open in Pendleton - but this is not just any playground. The family who raised the money for the project say for the first time, children and parents can play together in a truly 100 percent inclusive handicapped-accessible playground.

NF woman pleads guilty to stealing by fraud

Sep 6, 2017

A Niagara Falls woman has pleaded guilty to forging her mother's signature in order to get her deceased stepfather's death benefits.

U.S. Coast Guard

Multiple state and federal agencies are assisting in the search for three kayakers who went missing while on Lake Ontario.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The Niagara County Legislature raised the stakes on the Niagara River black sludge spill by seeking criminal investigations on local, state and federal levels.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

The Niagara Falls Water Board is apologizing for the sewage dump into the Niagara River on Saturday. Water Board Chairman Dan O'Callaghan read a prepared statement and refused to take questions, during a quick appearance Thursday afternoon outside board headquarters.

New York State Police

It was two summers ago that Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in Northern New York. The manhunt that followed continues to echo in popular culture.

Google Maps

The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that happened in the the Town of Hartland Sunday evening.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reports soil samples taken show no contamination from the Niagara Sanitation Landfill in Wheatfield leaking to nearby properties.

Niagara Falls Police are investigating a dog attack on a 7-year-old boy who was taken to Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo for treatment.

WBFO News File Photo

The National Weather Service has issued a lakeshore flood watch for Niagara and Orleans counties.

Niagara Quality Improvement Project

The transition a child makes from kindergarten to elementary school is not always an easy one. Undetected developmental issues, missed registration dates and poor communication between school administrators are just a few of the obstacles that face children and their families.

National Public Radio

Law enforcement in Niagara County is getting nearly $700,000 to fight violent crime.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

Officials in Niagara County are extending the State of Emergency along the Lake Ontario shoreline.

WNED-TV

A local state senator wants New York's constitution amended to guarantee the rights of residents to hunt and fish, joining 21 other states to enshrine those outdoor rights in their state charters.

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.

BorderWorx Logistics

A new state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution facility with plans to create dozens of jobs has opened in the Town of Sanborn. The company, which serves the U.S. and Canadian markets, also purchased lots of land for future expansion. 

 

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