NIAGARA FALLS, ONT. (WIVB) - Marineland will now have outside agencies test the water in the park. The move follows a series of inspections done after critical reports by former employees ran in The Toronto Star.
The park will close for the season on Monday but two agencies the Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - will make random spot checks on the facility.
An investigation is continuing on how Marineland ensures its animals have quality water.
The Canadian government is questioning whether there should be government regulations for captive marine animals.
The Toronto Star ran a series of reports with a dozen former Marineland employs citing severe eye problems in some of the animals blamed on unhealthy water.
The Erie County Sheriff's Bomb Squad, ATF, and the Buffalo Police Department were called to Tioga Street near Fairchild Place in North Buffalo just before midnight Thursday.
Eighty-two-year-old Edward Spencer was making a left hand turn while exiting the Budwey's parking lot when he struck 52-year-old Sandra Garner and 55-year-old Kevin Nowak, according to authorities.
An angry mother who claims her daughter was dropped-off miles away from home wants answers.
Deputies say a teen driver fell asleep at the wheel early Thursday morning before crashing head-on with another vehicle.
Police say a Jamestown man was selling crack cocaine out of his barber shop on East Second Street.
City Hall is considering turning to taxpayers to help keep the lights on at the only movie theatre in downtown Buffalo.