Candace Cartagena has been sentenced of 25-years to life for the death of her 8-year-old daughter. Cartagena appeared before Erie County Court Judge Thomas Francyzk Tuesday afternoon, where the sentencing was handed down.
Jeffrey Basil, the manager of the now-defunct Main Street bar Molly's Pub, has been indicted on multiple charges, including attempted murder, in the May attack that left airman William Sager Jr. with serious brain injuries.
U.S. Attorney William Hochul (center), joined by Brian P. Boetig,special agent in charge of the FBI’s Buffalo Division (left) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Russell T. Ippolito, Jr. during a news conference on the tow truck case.
A retired Buffalo police lieutenant and two suspended cops pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to federal charges of civil rights violations stemming from a 2009 case allegedly involving police brutality.
After quitting his job as a Buffalo cop earlier in the day, John Cirulli pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of misdemeanor civil rights violations for attacking a handcuffed man who had been arrested April 19.