Marian Hetherly

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A man charged in a fatal shooting inside Buffalo's Anchor Bar has been convicted on unrelated federal firearm and drug charges. 

A Lockport man has been charged with sex and drug trafficking and is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth Schroeder.

Voters went to the polls in 15 villages around Western New York Tuesday to choose their local representatives.

A Williamsville man who recruited family members to act as drug couriers over two decades has received a stiff prison sentence.

HoganWillig

A prominent Western New York attorney has thrown his hat into the ring for State Supreme Court.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

The recent flurry of wintry weather has brought with it renewed calls by the North Tonawanda Police union for Niagara County to rethink its centralized 911 system at the Sheriff's Department.

Michael Hetzel and the NWHL

Harrison Browne, the Buffalo Beauts' transgender trailblazer, plans to end his playing career after this season in the National Women’s Hockey League.

Mason Blair

National Grid and NYSEG continue to work on restoration efforts after the wind storm on Wednesday that brought down power lines, utility poles and trees and caused damage throughout Western New York.

Amherst Police Department

Authorities credit local media for their help identifying a suspect in the March 6 robbery of the KeyBank in Williamsville.

An Amherst woman convicted in a murder-for-hire plot has been sentenced to time served - or 21 months.

NYS Comptroller's Office

Once again, the New York State Comptroller's Office has millions of dollars in unclaimed funds looking for their owners, including more than $113 million owed to 241,221 accounts in Erie County.

NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

Another quality improvement specialist at Baker Victory Services has been arrested on charges she falsified an investigative report.

Doctor on Demand / National Public Radio

A new benchmark survey finds the use of telemedicine across Upstate New York very low, but the vast majority of those who have used it say they liked it.

File Photo

Six people sustained minor injuries in a school bus-pickup truck collision Friday morning in Niagara County.

NCCC

NCCC President James Klyczek will remain head of the Sanborn college as the investigation continues into allegations of contract rigging.

Erie County Sheriff's Office

Law enforcement raided the East North Street apartment of 41-year-old Calvin Young of Buffalo Thursday evening and say they found cocaine, heroin, marijuana, handguns and nearly $70,000 in cash.

NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

A Batavia man has been arrested for harassing and endangering three children in his care at the New York State School for the Blind.

Dade County Sheriff / Arrests.org

A Miami, FL man who was caught at the Canadian border with 73 forged credit cards has been sentenced to just under a year in jail.

FBI

The FBI needs your help finding two suspected bank robbers.

WBFO's Marian Hetherly

The Peace Officer Training Academy is holding an Open House Saturday  for its new location in a renovated factory building at 2180 Elmwood Avenue. It is the first time since the initial class in August 2000 that the Academy has had its own facility.

Kenmore Police are warning about a new telephone scam, with a twist.

"Men of Bronze" / YouTube

Although records are sparse, New York State's museum archives can document at least six Erie County residents who served in the all-black 369th Infantry Regiment, nicknamed by the Germans of WWI as the "Harlem Hellfighters." On Friday, their story will be told by some of the soldiers themselves, in a free showing of the film "Men of Bronze: The Black American Heroes of World War I" at the Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library in Buffalo.

Erie County Sheriff's Department

Local authorities scored big during a raid of two Buffalo homes Thursday.

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Families and friends of those lost in the crash of Continental Flight 3407 were in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, speaking before the Senate Commerce Committee on the eighth anniversary of the fatal crash.

New York State Sen. Patrick Gallivan is among a trio of lawmakers introducing the Community Heroes Protection Act in New York. The act would designate crimes that specifically target police, firefighters and other emergency service workers punishable as hate crimes.

New Flyer

Jamestown is celebrating the grand opening of a new production facility in what used to be a Quality supermarket. The property on Fluvanna Avenue has been vacant for about a decade, but Thursday officially became the new manufacturing site for one of our neighbors to the north.

FBI

The FBI is looking for information about a possible pedophile.

Buffalo Police Department

Buffalo Police say a 10-year-old boy was struck by a Buffalo Police car at Niagara Street and Porter Avenue Tuesday morning.

WBFO's Chris Caya

In the summer, it's a splash pad. In winter, the pad transforms into an ice skating rink. This week, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is collecting new and gently-used skates at its Parkside Lodge office for skaters to use free of charge at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.

UFC

Buffalo will be the site for Ultimate Fighting Championship 210 on April 8, as the Octagon sets down at KeyBank Center for the promotion's first visit here since 1995.

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