orleans county

Local
1:00 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Man dies in crash with school bus in Orleans County

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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Four men arrested, investigation continues
11:24 am
Sat December 7, 2013

Crack in case of summer larceny spree

Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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

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Local
9:28 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Orleans County pastor arrested on sexual abuse charges

Rev. Roy Harriger Sr, 70, is accused of numerous sexual abuse crimes.
Credit New York State Police

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

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Local
1:53 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Nun with gambling habit sentenced for church thefts

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

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Business
11:22 am
Fri June 7, 2013

JPMorgan Chase closing 400-person Albion office

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

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Local
1:43 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Man shoots wife, self, sets home on fire

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.

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Crime
2:11 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

Apparent homicide victim discovered in Orleans County

Investigators in Orleans County are looking into an apparent homicide.

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Niagara and Orleans counties hit hardest
11:36 am
Sat February 9, 2013

Northtowns dig out after winter blast

Credit WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

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

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Local
11:12 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Ice wine in the making

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.

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Crime
1:53 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Man pleads guilty to murdering 15-year-old sister-in-law

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. 

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