NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – After a five-hour round of negotiating, a man who had threatened to jump off Table Rock near the brink of the Horseshoe Falls was rescued by Niagara Regional Police and city fire fighters about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.The man, whose identity was not made public, was taken to a nearby hospital afterward. Authorities said he is not expected to be charged...
(1 month and 14 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS – A man was spotted early Saturday evening walking onto the ice and into the Niagara River near the brink of Horseshoe Falls.Niagara State Park Police are still searching for the man but believe he was trying to commit suicide.The man left behind personal belongings, including a driver’s license, before walking from Goat Island into the river.Police said...
(2 months and 24 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Authorities say searchers have failed to find the body of a college student from North Carolina who is presumed to have drowned when he jumped into the Niagara River and was swept over Niagara Falls.
(2 months and 23 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS – Applications for the Ruth and William O. Sass nursing scholarship, offered by the Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Foundation, are being accepted until June 1, the hospital announced.The scholarship is awarded to graduates of Niagara Falls, Niagara Catholic or Lewiston-Porter high schools who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing. The winner is...
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NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- Authorities are crediting a western New York man for preventing an 18-month-old boy from tumbling off a roof on his family's home.
(2 months and 20 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – A person was reported going over the Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls Saturday night, Niagara Parks Police confirmed.Police said no body was found below the Falls and they said no further information on the incident would be released.
(1 month and 24 days ago)
LOCKPORT – A Town of Niagara man pleaded not guilty Thursday in Niagara County Court to an indictment charging him with three cocaine sales in November in Niagara Falls.Jonathan D. Bersani, 21, of Miller Road, is charged with three counts each of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.The alleged drug deals with a police informant occurred Nov....
(1 month and 20 days ago)
A 20-year-old woman was listed as stable but critically ill after being stabbed late Sunday morning at a Niagara Falls, Ont., hotel, Niagara Regional Police reported.The unidentified woman underwent surgery at Greater Niagara General Hospital.Peter J. Ashford, 20, of St. Catharines, was charged in the case with one count of attempted murder, police said. He was being held by...
(3 months and 7 days ago)
LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man admitted Tuesday in Niagara County Court that he took part in the mugging of a man July 15 near a Coastal gas station on 19th Street in Niagara Falls.Raco N. Black, 45, of Whitney Avenue, pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted second-degree robbery and was scheduled for sentencing June 18 by Judge Matthew J. Murphy III.Charges are...
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The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office say a Niagara Falls man had sexually explicit, online conversations with them when they posed as a 14-year-old girl.
(1 month and 13 days ago)
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