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A Town of Tonawanda police officer and his wife have been arraigned in Erie County Court on charges related to a falsified accident report in January.

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Acting Town of Tonawanda Police Chief James Stauffiger has been appointed permanently to the post by a unanimous vote of the Tonawanda Town Board.


Town of Tonawanda Police have identified the deceased victim in Tuesday's triple shooting.

Town of Tonawanda Police

A woman is dead and two children were wounded after an overnight triple shooting Tuesday in the Town of Tonawanda.

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Town of Tonawanda Police Chief Jerome Uschold has announced his request to retire from the force. Uschold submitted his request to staff Monday and to the Town Board Tuesday night.

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A Town of Tonawanda police officer and his wife have been charged following a motor vehicle crash in January.

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An armed man in a ski mask has been holding up businesses across Erie and Niagara counties, and the Town of Tonawanda’s Dash’s Market joined that list of businesses Wednesday morning.

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Separate incidents involving two members of the Town of Tonawanda police SWAT team have led to the indefinite suspension of that team by town police officials.

Police have released the name of the person killed in a crash overnight Monday on the I-290.

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Town of Tonawanda officials are investigating an overnight fire that claimed the life of a Glendale Elementary School student.

Man fatally struck by train identified

Jul 5, 2018

Authorities have identified the man who was struck and killed by a train Tuesday.

Town of Tonawanda investigators are trying to identify a man found dead in a burning pick-up truck.

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All students and staff at Northtowns Academy BOCES in the Town of Tonawanda are safe, following a school-wide lockdown on Thursday afternoon. The lockdown was initiated following a report of an armed student threatening to shoot.

Western District of New York Human Trafficking Task Force

A new series of public service announcements is aiming to tackle a crime across Western New York that most residents may not know is even happening – human trafficking.

Tonawanda 7-Eleven closed due to chemical leak

Aug 6, 2016
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A hazmat situation on Kenmore Avenue has sent two people to the hospital on Saturday.

A Buffalo man has been killed at FedEx Freight in the Town of Tonawanda after a 1,300-pound pallet fell on top of him.

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Town of Tonawanda Police say standard procedure was followed to the letter in an arrest that resulted in the death of a Grand Island woman.

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Three Town of Tonawanda Police officers were honored Thursday for helping save the life of a fellow officer. The officers sprang into action when they found 44-year old Officer Kevin Zuchlewski suffering sudden cardiac arrest on Monday.