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A Niagara Falls man was arrested Wednesday on charges related to the shooting of two men late Sunday night in Niagara Falls. David F. Pryor III, 26, was charged with two counts of first-degree felony assault after he turned himself in Wednesday morning. Pryor is accused of shooting Seth O'Harrow and Samuel Musolino, both of Niagara Falls, outside Poppy's Place, 8…

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Two people riding a motorcycle were injured in a crash Wednesday in the 6500 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard, according to Niagara Falls Police. The accident occurred about 3:08 p.m. when a 54-year-old Niagara Falls man apparently swerved to avoid another vehicle and drove his motorcycle into the rear of a Jeep. A 48-year-old Niagara Falls woman, a passenger on the bik…

A driver was hurt Thursday when two vehicles collided at the entrance to the southbound ramp onto the Interstate 190 at Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls, according to Niagara Falls Police. The crash occurred about 8 p.m. when a 63-year-old Grand Island man, operating a westbound 2015 Ford Focus on Niagara Falls Boulevard, allegedly attempted to make a left turn …

Niagara Falls Police Tuesday recovered a BB gun that had allegedly been discarded in an abandoned property on Willow Avenue by two Abate Elementary School students before they arrived to school, according to Niagara Falls Schools Superintendent Mark Laurrie. In a media statement Tuesday, Laurrie said the students' alleged actions were observed by a parent, who notified …

Niagara Falls Police are investigating a shooting in which a 25-year-old man was shot once in the abdomen Monday at 2456 Niagara Ave., according to authorities. Police said the shooting occurred about 10 a.m., following an alleged dispute between the man and another individual over money, authorities said. The victim, whose identity was not released, was taken by his…

Niagara Falls police are looking for the driver of an SUV following a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a pedestrian Friday afternoon at 24th Street and Independence Avenue. The vehicle is described as an older model 2000 to 2006 white, Chevrolet Tahoe. The vehicle was last seen in the area of 24th Street and Pine Avenue at about 3:15 p.m. Police identi…

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A drug dealer who was caught with a loaded pistol during a police raid on his Niagara Falls home in November was sentenced Thursday to 5 years in prison by a federal judge. Julius Hall, Jr., 32, was sentenced on his conviction of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. According to prosecutors, Hall was arrested while officer executed a search war…

A Niagara Falls man faces 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Antonio Carr, 24, is scheduled for sentencing on April 6 before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. According to the U.S. Attorney's office, Carr had the weapon on July 28 when Niagara County probation officers performed a home visit at his girl…

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A Niagara Falls man died Tuesday from a fatal gunshot wound, according to Niagara Falls Police. Police were called to the emergency room of Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital at around 3 p.m., for a reported victim of a shooting, Niagara Falls Police said. When officers arrived, they found the victim, identified as Ladrae Walker, 26, who had sustained a single gunshot w…

Niagara Falls Police arrested 13 people Wednesday in six raids across the city in response to a series of complaints police have received regarding drug activity and nuisance crimes, authorities said. "Most of the arrests were heroin-related, (and) some were for crack cocaine," said Niagara Falls Police Superintendent E. Bryan DalPorto. Two of the arrests were made a…

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NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Falls Police were called to the scene of two separate shootings and a stabbing Tuesday, all of which occurred within a span of three hours and involved groups of people fighting. Four people who were injured in the three incidents wound up at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for treatment, though none of their injuries were considered life-t…

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NIAGARA FALLS - A man who opened the door for two people banging to get in was hit on the head and killed Wednesday night, police say. He was the unintended victim of thieves who were intent on robbing other occupants of the building. https://buffalonews.com/2017/04/13/jose-hewitt-niagara-falls-homicide-shequan-herbert-stephanie-raymond/ Police later charged a man an…

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A gunman held up a Buffalo Avenue convenience store in Niagara Falls Monday, and police are asking for the public's help. An employee at the 7-Eleven store at 7610 Buffalo Ave., told police that a man entered the business with what appeared to be a long gun under a cloth about 3:20 a.m. Monday. The employee said the thief ordered him to empty the cash register and drop …

A Niagara Falls Police Department vehicle and a private passenger vehicle collided Wednesday at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Portage Road, police said. There were no serious injuries reported in the accident. According to the police department crash management team, which was called to the crash scene at 9:20 a.m., the driver of the police vehicle was headed s…