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In the middle of the after-school rush yesterday of the traffic along Bailey Avenue, someone shot three people in front of a liquor store at Bailey and Berkshire. Police say it was a targeted shooting.


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It's been a long time coming. Buffalo Police have been headquartered out of the same building at Franklin and Church streets since the 1930s. On Friday, their new HQ opens to officers and the public.

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Leaders of several Buffalo-based churches invited representatives of law enforcement agencies and City Hall to a meeting, where it was discussed how to improve cooperation to address violent crime. Clergy say they previously planned the meeting but also invited government leaders to ask how the churches might help.


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As calling hours take place before Thursday morning's funeral for Rafael "Pito" Rivera, PUSH Buffalo has set up a GoFundMe webpage to gather donations for the grieving family.

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The fatal shooting of Rafael "Pito" Rivera, by a Buffalo Police Officer, last Wednesday, topped Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council's Police Oversight Committee.

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The lawyer for Buffalo Police officer Elnur Karadzhaev says the evidence will show the officer defended himself and shot 32-year-old Rafael "Pito" Rivera within the law.

A surveillance video shows a man who was fatally wounded by a Buffalo police officer early Wednesday appeared to be running away moments before he was shot.

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A 32-year-old Buffalo man was shot dead early Wednesday in an encounter with a two-year veteran of the Buffalo Police Department in the heart of the city's West Side. Friends and relatives later turned out for a vigil.

Buffalo police officers shot and killed an armed man during a confrontation early Wednesday morning on the city's West Side.

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The Buffalo Police Department has started moving out of its longtime home at Church and Franklin streets. Crews began moving furniture and equipment in large trucks Monday morning.

A federal jury has found two Buffalo police officers accused of using excessive force toward a teenager in their custody in May of 2009 not guilty on all counts.

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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.

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