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Janet Cooksey (L), is embraced as she attends the funeral for her son Quintonio LeGrier in Chicago, Illinois, January 9, 2016. The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the city police department over its use of deadly force, especially against minorities. The shooting deaths of two black people - college student Quintonio LeGrier, 19, and Bettie Jones, 55, a grandmother of 10 - by a police officer late last month have increased tensions. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Chicago policeman sues estate of teen he killed

NEW YORK - A Chicago policeman who fatally shot a 19-year-old college student and accidentally killed a 55-year-old grandmother in the same incident has sued the teenager's estate, blaming him for prompting the shooting and causing the officer emotional distress.

The 2013 vintage Greenlane Estate Winery Meritage. (Bob Tymczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard/Postmedia Network)

NIAGARA UNCORKED: Greenlane 2013 Meritage

I have driven past Greenlane Estate Winery along Highway 8, or King Street, in Vineland many times in the past few years, always intending to revisit (hopefully) its wonderful Rieslings.

Welland Mayor Frank Campion, left, looks at old plans for a waterfront development, with city planner Grant Munday. File Photo

Interest shown in waterfront development

Welland Mayor Frank Campion said the city took a “shotgun approach” in the hope of determining if there was private sector interest in the development of the city’s waterfront.

Residents get their street back

College Park Drive residents have finally gotten their street back, after years of coping with the illegally parked vehicles of college students and staff.