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

Erie County Health Department officials are probing an apparent bedbug infestation that has stopped the driver education program at Clarence High School. In a letter sent to parents, the school said it has canceled the program for the semester because the cars used for driver training were infested.

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Lawyers for an ex-U.S. congressman say he is humbled and remorseful after pleading guilty to conspiracy in an insider trading scheme and should face no time behind bars.

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Western New Yorkers are remembering former state Sen. Walter Floss Jr. The Clarence Republican with nearly four decades of public service died Dec. 8 at the age of 95. He will be buried Saturday at St. Mary's Church in Swormville.

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A couple hundred people showed up to Wednesday’s conservative rally in Elma, featuring former Trump Administration chief strategist Steve Bannon. For most Western New Yorkers, it was their first time seeing Bannon in person.

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The indictment charging Rep. Chris Collins (R-Clarence) and his son with insider trading has raised questions about this November's congressional elections. His GOP colleague in Western New York, Tom Reed said he recognizes the indictment represents "serious allegations," but Collins' decision to stay on the ballot is a family decision.

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A man accused of shooting the owner of a Clarence restaurant two years ago and other crimes pleaded guilty to a variety of charges Tuesday.

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A Clarence investment advisor has pleaded guilty to bilking clients out of nearly $1.5 million.

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The Erie County Sheriff's Department has moved into a new sub-station in Clarence.

If you have not eaten all your Halloween candy yet, take a close look at it before biting in.

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

Army captain from Clarence killed in Afghanistan

Nov 4, 2016

An Army captain with Town of Clarence roots has been killed in action in northern Afghanistan. / NYSEG

More than 3000 NYSEG customers are without power on Sunday afternoon - the majority of them in Amherst and Clarence.

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More than 200,000 area residents are still under a boil water advisory due to a water main break earlier this week.

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Erie County Sheriff deputies responded to a residence on Old Goodrich Road in Clarence around 6:40 p.m. Sunday, after concerned family members could no longer contact the male subject who had made alarming statements.  

Sheriffs seek info on firebombing of Clarence home

Oct 8, 2015

The Erie County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in gathering information regarding a firebombing incident Tuesday night in the town of Clarence.

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Residents in the Town of Clarence have been dealing with problems on Tonawanda Creek Road for about a decade, as erosion has caused part of the road to collapse. During a stop there Monday, Sen. Charles Schumer warned that unless Congress acts, road funding will run out soon.

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The National Weather Service has indicated that a band of moderate to heavy lake effect snow is shifting northward into the Metro Buffalo area.

Clarence residents warned of phone scam

Dec 16, 2014

Erie County sheriff deputies have issued a special alert to Clarence residents about a phone scam. 

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A Clarence farm is the latest in a disturbing trend of rural burglaries.

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A Clarence neighborhood experienced extensive wind damage on Saturday due to a rare meteorological event.

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A tense situation in Clarence ended peacefully shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.

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Safety measures taken at a dangerous intersection in Clarence have failed to eliminate accidents.

Another hold up at a KeyBank branch

Oct 28, 2013
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There has been another bank robbery in the area.  This time the KeyBank at 4401 Transit Road Road in the town of Clarence was robbed around 10 a.m. Monday. 

Voters deciding school budgets

May 21, 2013
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Voters across Western New York are heading to the polls Tuesday to decide on school budgets and candidates in a number of districts. WBFO's Eileen Buckley has more on budget votes in the City of Niagara Falls and Clarence.

Home invader nabbed

Jan 6, 2013

A Clarence man has been charged in a home invasion case.

Thirty year old Justin Deho is facing multiple charges after he was found in a home that was being watched by a friend of the homeowner. State Police made the arrest. Deho is believed to have done work at the home in the past.

He was arraigned and is scheduled to be back in court later this month.

Erie County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Clarence man Friday on numerous charges of child molestation and pornography.

Forty-nine year old Craig Walek faces 44 felony counts of sexual abuse and the manufacture of pornography involving a young boy. Walek is being held on $1 million bail. Each count against him carries a multi-year prison term.

A felony hearing is scheduled for next week.

Clarence-based Greatbatch, Inc. is relocating its corporate headquarters to Frisco, Texas. 

The medical device manufacturer announced today that some top executives will move to the Dallas-Fort Worth area this summer, and further shifts will be considered as warranted.  The company says the move will allow it to operate in a stronger, more centralized business environment.