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Buffalo Police say a car was stolen Tuesday evening with a two-year-old girl in the backseat.

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In response to an increase in violent crimes within the City of Buffalo, most notably multiple shootings in the Fruit Belt neighborhood last month, Buffalo Police have revisited tactics similar to its former controversial Strike Force initiative. Police officials say it's worked quite well in recent days.


Gun violence in Buffalo has claimed another life. Buffalo police report the latest shooting happened Saturday night on the 100 block of Hagen Street.

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A seven year old victim was injured by gunfire last night in the city's Ferry-Fillmore District.

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With the India Cummings death shifting toward a criminal investigation, a crowd turned out Thursday night in the Delavan Grider Community Center to discuss the case.

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The video on social media of a black man being arrested in a Buffalo coffee shop - while the white man he was fighting with remained free - may not be the end of the story.

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The Buffalo Common Council will be investigating the arrest of a black man seen in a video scuffling with a white security guard.

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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown urged the public to provide information that will help police investigating a double shooting on Grape Street, in front of the same location where a woman and her grandson were fatally gunned down earlier this month. 

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The public fight over the 2016 death of India Cummings moved to the steps of City Hall Thursday, as activists increase their calls for criminal prosecutions.

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Buffalo Police say two more men were struck by gunfire on Grape Street, in the city's Fruit Belt, Thursday about 9:30 p.m. in what appears to be a "targeted" attack.

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Whatever you can think of, there’s probably an app for it. In Buffalo, that now includes a new way for citizens to help law enforcers solve crimes.

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The New York Civil Liberties Union is out with a new online resource called Behind the Badge, which provides information on the internal policies and data from police departments around the state, including Buffalo.

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Buffalo Police took a 94-year-old man into custody, after he fired a gun within Mary Agnes Manor on Porter Avenue Wednesday.

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Buffalo Police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of an off-duty police officer and another man.

Buffalo Police have arrested a 23-year-old Buffalo man in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy.

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Buffalo Police are investigating the hit and run of a bicyclist that appears to be intentional.

Two shootings, one fatal, in Buffalo last night

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Buffalo Police are investigating a couple of shootings - one fatal - that happened Wednesday eevening.

Buffalo Police say two people have died from a shooting overnight in the city's Fruit Belt.

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A new community policing initiative was rolled out in Buffalo Wednesday as part of the city's first Clean Sweep of 2018. Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood says the Buffalo Police Department Neighborhood Engagement Team, or BPD NET, will provide high visibility foot and mobile patrols in city neighnorhoods.

A man died while in the custody of Buffalo police Tuesday night after swallowing a bag of white powder during a traffic stop.

Buffalo Police say two of their officers were injured apprehending suspects in a Thursday evening shooting.

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An overnight shooting brought Buffalo Police to the 700 block of Bailey Avenue.

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Buffalo Police are crediting the use of social media - and the public's cooperation sharing information through it - with helping them bring several recent cases to quick and safe conclusions.


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The owner of a prominent Buffalo towing company will spend one year in jail for his role in a pay-to-play scheme.

Two Buffalo schools were placed in lockdown Friday after threats were made against them.

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A suspended Buffalo Police officer accused of roughing up a drug suspect while in police custody last year was found not guilty of all charges against him Thursday in State Supreme Court.

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Buffalo's Common Council has to have its amended version of Mayor Byron Brown's budget back on his desk Tuesday. Council President Darius Pridgen says it is likely to be noticeably different from the original.

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The name of Buffalo Police Lt. Craig Lehner was read among 199 officers added to the National Peace Officers' Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.

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The two companions of the Lancaster teacher who died over the weekend in a boating accident were both off-duty Lancaster police officers.

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Lt. Craig Lehner has been added among the names of dozens of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty on the State of New York Police Officers' Memorial in Albany.

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