erie county

10:15am

Mon December 10, 2012
Business

"Smart growth" touted at Tonawanda site in Erie County

Spaulding Fibre site
Mike Desmond/WBFO

Local development officials say the new industrial park on the old Spaulding Fibre site in the City of Tonawanda in Erie County is an example of "smart growth" strategy in economic development.

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5:34pm

Thu January 20, 2011
Tech

3-D camera keeps crime scenes intact

The new gadget has already been used for a homicide and a fatal accident, says Chris Collins, Erie County Executive.
Daniel Robison WNED

Western New York law enforcement officials have purchased a new high tech tool that they say will have a significant impact on turning evidence and arrests into convictions.

Just like a regular still camera, the Leica Scan Station sits on a tripod. But instead of taking one picture, it records more than a million points of visual information and forges it all together into a 3-D image.

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