U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Niagara Falls Station, the U.S. Coast Guard, Lewiston Police, Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies and local firefighters worked together to rescue a 54-year-old woman on the lower Niagara River early Sunday.
"The Niagara County Sheriff's Office regrets to inform that the juvenile female that was struck at 7219 Rapids Road did succumb to her injuries and died at Oishei Children's Hospital." That was the update overnight about a motor vehicle accident that happened Tuesday evening in Lockport.
As Niagara County continues work on its state-mandated task force on police reform, reinvention of the Sheriff's Department moves to a meeting Wednesday evening at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Niagara Falls.
The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is looking for assistance locating a motor vehicle that struck a Rapids Volunteer firefighter at the intersection of Tonawanda Creek and Minnick roads just before 10 p.m. Sunday.
Authorities still don't know what caused 21 law enforcement officers to become ill after participating in a raid on a Niagara Falls apartment in December. However, in a statement Thursday, they said all officers have recovered.
Over the course of the last few days, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office has been contacted by several concerned citizens in regards to the torture and killing of two dogs found on Wilson Road in Lockport. A reward is now offered for an arrest and conviction.