A former Erie County Sheriff's Deputy was sentenced Wednesday to 12 months in prison for violating a protective order.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Local law enforcers and emergency first responders are getting an updated education in explosives. The Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms staged several explosions Wednesday afternoon in Niagara County. Participants will return to the scene Thursday to conduct simulated investigations of each bomb blast.

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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.

Arson a possibility in Howard Street fire

Oct 29, 2014
Chris Caya/WBFO News

Investigators are still looking for the cause of a four-alarm fire that destroyed a Howard Street warehouse Tuesday.