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A Nebraska man who mistakenly drove into Canada was arrested on felony gun charges on his way back, the New York State Police announced Monday. Skyler R. Kruse, 33, of Omaha, declared to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers that he had a loaded semi-automatic pistol upon returning to the United States at the Peace Bridge Plaza Friday, troopers said. Officials said th…

Courts

A Queens man pleaded guilty to assaulting a Customs and Border Patrol officer after he was caught with marijuana "gummies" at the Peace Bridge, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York announced Wednesday. Adriano Roberto Nunez, 27, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to forcibly assaulting, resisting, opposing, impeding, intimida…

Crime

A Georgia man with two outstanding warrants from the Buffalo Police was arrested at the Peace Bridge allegedly with a loaded pistol in his luggage, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The 24-year-old man, whose name was not released by U.S. Customs, is a resident of Snellville. On June 24, Border Protection officers, using non-intrusive inspection techno…

Local News

The Peace Bridge will be illuminated in the colors of the French flag Tuesday night in solidarity with the people of Paris and France, following the devastating fire Monday at Notre Dame Cathedral. The Peace Bridge Authority announced Tuesday that the international span, as well as other regional landmarks, will be bathed in blue, white and red – the colors of the Frenc…

Local News

The Peace Bridge has been reopened following a head-on crash involving a tractor trailer that affected traffic on the span, a supervisor for the Peace Bridge Authority confirmed. Buffalo Police and Fire were called to the scene of the crash, which was declared all clear before 6 p.m. Tuesday, the supervisor said.