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...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Emergency teams called in a helicopter to bring an unidentified man up from the Whirlpool Gorge about 4:45 p.m. Sunday after he suffered a leg injury, Niagara Parks Police reported.The Niagara Parks Police High Angle River Team, the Niagara Falls Fire Department and Niagara Emergency Medical Services responded and stabilized the man. Niagara Helicopters...
(1 month and 19 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...
(3 months and 24 days ago)
LOCKPORT – A Niagara Falls man, accused of selling cocaine to a police informant who was wearing a recording device Feb. 6 in North Tonawanda, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Niagara County Court.Michael A. Thornton Sr, 52, of Niagara Avenue, was indicted on charges of third-degree criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance.Thornton was arrested again April 29 in...
(6 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.
(3 months and 22 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...
(1 month ago)
A 37-year-old Niagara Falls man is dead after being shot outside his home early today.Niagara Falls police officers who were called to the scene of the shooting at 4:52 a.m. found Joseph Medley Sr. lying on the ground in the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue. Medley had suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and was pronounced dead at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center a...
(30 days ago)
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.
(3 months and 19 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.
(2 months and 26 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....
(2 months and 22 days ago)
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