torture

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.

A Niagara County man who lured and tortured women in his basement was sentenced today to 14 years in state prison.

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Evidence in a case of animal cruelty has snared another culprit.

As the nomination period for the Tony Awards draws close, Anthony ventures to Broadway to take in the musical "On the 20th Century" with Kristen Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, "The Audience" with Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, and "Disgraced" presenting the real lives of Disney princesses - and it's NOT for children (just those who once were).  Meanwhile, both stages at the Alleyway Theatre Complex are busy.

Lewiston man pleads not guilty to kidnap and torture

Oct 15, 2014
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A Niagara County Grand Jury has handed down a 122 count indictment against a Lewiston man accused of kidnapping and torture.  67-year-old Iver Phallen pleaded not guilty during his arraignment yesterday. 

Lewiston man accused of kidnapping, torturing woman

Sep 30, 2014

A Lewiston man faces a laundry list of charges connected with the alleged kidnapping and abuse of a Niagara County woman.