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One of the two men charged in the slaying of a New York City violinist at her Chautauqua County summer home has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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A SUNY Buffalo State student was robbed at knife point Tuesday evening on campus. University Police said a female student walking between two complexes before 9-o'clock was approached by two suspects who had a knife.

An alarming spike in violence against the homeless is being reported by local advocacy groups. At least 10 assaults against homeless individuals have been carried out in the last two months, including attacks downtown and in the Elmwood Village.

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University at Buffalo Police are investigating a report of an assault on UB's South Campus. An alert was issued Sunday. 

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One day after a Michigan man was sent to federal prison for cyber stalking 18 Western New York girls - including blackmailing them into creating inappropriate photos - local law enforcers are warning parents and youngsters alike about how vulnerable one can be on the internet.

UB issues alert after gun sighting

Sep 14, 2015
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University at Buffalo Police are beefing up patrols Monday tonight on the north campus in Amherst after they received received an unconfirmed report of a bald man dropping what appeared to be a gun from his waistband. 

Kaisertown Standoff Ends

Sep 13, 2015
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Buffalo police arrested a suspect in Saturday's early morning fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Williamsville man.

A $12,500 reward is being offered for information in the shooting of one of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s top legal aides. Carey Gabay, 43, is in critical condition after getting caught in the crossfire of two gangs in Brooklyn early Monday morning.

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Crime in the City of Buffalo is at an all-time low, according to Mayor Byron Brown.

Cheektowaga landlord sentenced for killing tenant

Sep 2, 2015

A Cheektowaga man convicted of second-degree manslaughter will serve five to 15 years in prison for the shooting death of his tenant.

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A West side Buffalo barbershop is now a murder scene. 

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A Niagara County Court jury has found Florida biker Andre Jenkins guilty of the execution-style murder of two bikers in North Tonawanda last year.

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The city of Rochester is reeling following a mass shooting Wednesday night that left three people dead and four wounded. 

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After only four hours of deliberations, a federal court jury on Wednesday determined Ronald Epps killed his fiancee Angela Moss in 2009 in what prosecutors say was an elaborate scheme to collect on her life insurance policy.

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An accused Wheatfield bomb-making has pleaded not guilty after being indicted on two counts by a federal grand jury.

Arraignment for accused Wheatfield bomb maker postponed

Aug 18, 2015

What was supposed to be an arraignment for a Town of Wheatfield man accused of making and possessing bomb materials was postponed 24 hours on Tuesday morning.

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A preliminary hearing was held in federal court Monday for alleged ISIL sympathizer Arafat Nagi. Nagi was detained in late July after his Lackawanna home was raided. Authorities say he was attempting to join and recruit for the notorious terrorist organization.

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Acting on a bill sponsored by two state lawmakers from Western New York, Governor Cuomo has signed a new law that will allow the grandchildren of murder victims to be reimbursed for counseling.

Wheatfield man indicted on bomb-making charges

Aug 14, 2015

The Wheatfield man found with bomb-making materials in his garage last month has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Michael O'Neill faces counts of making and possessing a destructive device. 

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Another Buffalo police officer has been charged with depriving someone of his Constitutional rights and this case is complicated because he did it on camera.

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The tangled case of alleged Islamic State supporter Arafat Nagi has moved another step forward in the criminal justice process, with his indictment on two counts, including attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

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The Buffalo man who fired a gun in to a crowd, killing a 14-year-old boy on August 12, 2014, could spend his remaining days in prison. Joseph Gant, 29, was sentenced to 35 years to life for the murder of Ray Patterson during a fight between two girls outside a Buffalo housing complex last summer.

Suspect in custody for overnight shooting

Aug 8, 2015
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Buffalo Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred on Moselle Street.

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U.S. Attorney William Hochul on Wednesday announced what he called one of the largest drug seizures in the nation's history.  The bust included fentanyl, heroin and cocaine, all of which were intended for distribution in the Buffalo-Niagara region. 

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A federal judge in Buffalo has ordered Arafat Nagi be held without bail until trial. Nagi was arrested at his Lackawanna home Wednesday morning and charged with supporting and attempting to join the terror group ISIL.

A Tonawanda massage parlor was the subject of a prostitution ring bust led by three women.

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A Wheatfield man who caused an explosion in his family's garage earlier this week has been charged with possession of an unregistered destructive device.

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Jeffrey Basil, the former bar manager who pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in the 2014 death of an Air National Guardsman, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday in State Supreme Court.

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Amherst Police Detectives are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide in the Ransom Oaks subdivision.

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Another member of the Schuele Boys Gang is behind bars.  U.S. Attorney William Hochul said 31-year old Julio Contreras of Texas was arrested as he attempted to return to the U.S. from Mexico.