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A Clarence High School freshman who took his grandfather's unloaded handgun to school for "show and tell" was charged Tuesday with a felony count of possession of a weapon.State police in Clarence charged the 14-year-old Amherst boy with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was issued an appearance ticket for Erie County Family Court, where he will be prosecute…

Police left behind their nylon windbreakers when they raided a suspected fireworks factory earlier this week in Attica.The explosives specialists from the Erie County Sheriff's Department and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms wore all-cotton clothing and rubber-soled shoes to eliminate the risk of an explosion triggered by what Madison Avenue calls "stat…

Police Tuesday extinguished what they described as a major manufacturer of illegal fireworks, arresting three persons and seizing $100,000 worth of fireworks just a few weeks before the Fourth of July holiday.The 11:30 a.m. raid on a barn and building in Attica involved local, state and federal authorities and was the result of a two-month investigation."We usually have…