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The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of a Medina woman in connection with a robbery at a supermarket in Lockport.


The FBI is looking for information about a possible pedophile.

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A young man from Medina may be facing up to five years in prison for charges of threatening the President of the United States.

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The 17th Annual Cycle the Erie Canal tour began this morning.

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

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Medina will survive, as village voters decided Tuesday not to dissolve the nearly two-century old community into two towns.

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

A possible suspect connected to a string of area burglaries has been apprehended.

A shift in manufacturing will cost a local community significant job losses.

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A Western New York lawyer has been arrested on a series of drug charges.

Adam Rissew, a Medina resident and a public defender in Monroe County, was arrested on Friday by the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force. A raid of Rissew's home uncovered numerous marijuana plants, drug processing equipment and an unregistered firearm. The 36 year old attorney faces multiple charges. He has been arraigned and was transferred to the Orleans County jail.

Officials claim that more charges and further arrests are possible.

Medina, NY – A police officer who was wounded last year in a shootout in a pharmacy is among three Orleans County law enforcement officers arrested Monday and charged with cocaine possession.

Village of Holley Police Chief Michael Grattan, Lieutenant Michael Russell of the Medina Police Department and Orleans County sheriff's Sergeant Donald Stilwell are charged in connection with a state police investigation.

State police say the three Orleans County officers took cocaine together for years while off-duty. They were arraigned Monday.