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Nicholas A. Koscielniak died from excited delirium brought on by cocaine intoxication and a pre-existing heart condition, according to the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, not from tasering by two Lancaster police officers. A headline Friday incorrectly stated the cause of death.


The grandmother of the chief financial officer for Wave Energy Drink has sued company founder David W. Tomasello, accusing him of misusing a loan. Because of an editing error, an April 1 story about Tomasello's move to a North Buffalo home incorrectly stated that it was Tomasello's grandmother suing him.


Joan Dispenza pleaded guilty to subscribing to a false tax return as part of a federal plea agreement. A headline April 14 incorrectly reported that she had been convicted of embezzlement.


A woman leaving Walmart in Hamburg was carrying a handbag taken from another customer at the store. A caption Friday incorrectly stated that she left the store without paying for it.

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