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As three young people prepare to turn themselves in for an alleged bias crime, the question of who bombed a church in Getzville early Saturday morning remains unanswered.

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Two Orleans County residents are dead and a third injured after an overnight car accident.

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Firefighters were busy in the early morning hours in the Orleans County village of Medina.

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An Orleans County pastor was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday after being convicted of sexual abusing two children more than a decade ago.

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A former Orleans County minister was convicted Monday in Orleans County Court of sexually abusing two children over a decade ago while he was a minister of the Ashwood Wesleyan Church in Lyndonville.

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The Orleans County Sheriff's Office has identified Jacob Stahl as the victim in what is being termed an accidental shooting on Friday.

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The woman who just last week announced she was pulling out of a State Senate race after admitting to an extramarital affair says she is now back in.

Authorities say the driver of a car that crashed into a school bus on a snow-covered western New York road has died, while the bus driver and four students were taken to a hospital as a precaution.

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Police appear to have cracked the case of a series of summer burglaries in Niagara and Orleans Counties.

Orleans County pastor arrested on sexual abuse charges

Nov 27, 2013
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State Police have arrested a Middleport pastor and charged him with a series of felony sexual charges, including incest.

Nun with gambling habit sentenced for church thefts

Jul 8, 2013

A Catholic nun who authorities say stole to support her compulsive gambling addiction has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. says it plans to close its mortgage call center in Albion, putting about 400 people out of work.

Man shoots wife, self, sets home on fire

Mar 5, 2013

A violent scene played out Monday night in Orleans County. Authorities say a man shot his wife, set their home on fire, and then shot himself.

Investigators in Orleans County are looking into an apparent homicide.

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The brunt of the recent winter storm has past, but some light snow showers will continue across Western New York Saturday.

Ice wine in the making

Jan 22, 2013

Harvesting grapes for ice wine demands that pickers await the coldest weather before taking to the vineyards. With that standard in view, a mostly volunteer crew of 15 assembled before dawn this morning to begin gathering nearly four tons of grapes from an Orleans County field.

An Orleans County man pleaded guilty today to one count of second-degree murder in the killing of his 15-year-old sister-in-law. 

22-year-old Carlos Cardenas admitted to the crime Wednesday morning in Orleans County Court.  He was accused of raping and strangling Katherine Sanchez in January 2011.  Cardenas was arrested the following month.