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Veteran school bus driver Diane M. Nelson, who pleaded guilty to driving a bus full of children while under the influence of alcohol and her hydrocodone prescription, was placed on three years' probation Tuesday by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Nelson, 59, of Niagara Street, Lockport, drove 32 children on a field trip to a Lockport bowling alley Nov. …

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A Lockport burglar was ordered Tuesday to serve four years in prison and repay $8,400 to his victim after his release. Justin M. Kane, 28, of Gooding Street, has 14 previous misdemeanor convictions and one prior felony – a 2010 grand larceny charge for which he served four years. He pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted second-degree burglary for the Decemb…

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An Orleans County woman was arraigned Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including forgery, identity theft and grand larceny, in an alleged scheme to forge her mother's signature on documents used to purchase a vehicle. Linda C. Feeley, 59, of Holley, was charged with six counts of forgery, along with grand larceny, identity theft and six counts of conspiracy, four cou…

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A Batavia man and woman were arrested for driving while intoxicated, he after he was stopped by State Police for speeding — and she after driving to the police barracks to pick him up, according to State Police. Troopers stopped Jay Markle, 60, for speeding Monday on Route 33 in the Town of Bergen in Genesee County, State Police said. Markle failed field sobriety tes…

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A person was shot shortly after 2 p.m. today near LaSalle Avenue and Orleans Street, according to Buffalo police. The condition of the victim was not immediately known. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center. No further information was immediately available. http://buffalonews.com/2018/02/13/man-in-fair-condition-after-buffalo-shooting/ http://buffalone…

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A woman posing as an employee of an Upper Mountain Road apartment complex was able to steal a wallet belonging to one of the tenants of the Lewiston complex, Niagara County sheriff's deputies said. The victim told police that the woman came to her residence on Jan. 26 and, after being allowed inside, stole the victim's wallet that contained credit cards, gift cards and …

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A North Tonawanda man faces five felonies, including two felony sex charges, and police are trying to determine whether the accused man may have attacked others. Edward Lockwood, 56, of Schenck Street, was arrested Monday on charges of first-degree criminal sexual act, first-degree sexual abuse and three counts of second-degree unlawful surveillance, police said Tuesday…

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A 30-year-old man is in fair condition after he was shot in the leg Monday afternoon on Guilford Street, Buffalo police said. The man was walking down Guilford between Genesee and Sycamore streets at about 5 p.m. when he was shot. The victim, whose name was not released, was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center. Police ask anyone with information to call …

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Buffalo police are investigating the suspicious death of a woman in a Sobieski Street apartment. The woman in her 40s was found dead at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday in an apartment on Sobieski near Walden Avenue, Buffalo police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said. Homicide detectives are investigating. Police did not release any further information.

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Niagara Falls police on Monday charged a driver with resisting arrest during a traffic stop in the Abate Elementary School parking lot, according to a police report. An officer reported seeing a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker shortly before 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of 11th Street and Pierce Avenue. The driver pulled into the school parking lot throug…

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An Elma driver suspected of three hit-and-runs within minutes of each other in Orchard Park T-boned a fourth car before crashing into a tree Monday evening, Orchard Park police said. They identified the driver as Thomas E. Kukula. Town police were dispatched to Southwestern Boulevard and North Benzing Road at about 6:30 p.m. to investigate a hit-and-run involving a d…

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Miami Beach Police have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a 2006 Williamsville East High School graduate last month. Tyrone Jackson, 32, was arrested Friday in Miami, two days after police charged another man who they believe was an accomplice in the killing. Jackson was charged with first-degree murder and weapons possession, according to a Miami Beach p…

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Employees at two vape shops in the Town of Tonawanda have been cited for selling nicotine products to minors, police said Monday. Town of Tonawanda police conducted an underage sting on Thursday of the four shops that sell e-cigarettes in the town, according to the department. Cody Botelho, 20, of Chain Vapors, 894 Brighton Road, and Timothy Reynolds, 27, of Yeti Vap…

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A 19-year-old was charged Monday morning with robbing a food deliveryman on Best Street, Buffalo police said. Robert Austin of Buffalo faces charges of first-degree robbery and first- and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The deliveryman for Skip the Dishes was robbed at gunpoint at about 1:50 a.m. on the 400 block of Best, police said. Food and cash wer…

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A Buffalo man who went to prison for fatally shooting his best friend in 2006 was arrested Sunday night after Buffalo police found a loaded gun in his car, according to a police report. Daniel Hunley, 33, was pulled over on East Ferry Street just before 10 p.m. after a police officer reported seeing him driving at a high rate of speed on icy pavement without his headlig…