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The son of a man killed in Cheektowaga last year has pleaded that he is not responsible for his father's death by reason of mental disease or defect.

A 17-year-old Buffalo girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend have been indicted for the death of her step-grandfather.

Buffalo Police warn of possible impersonator

Jan 3, 2018

Buffalo Police are warning of a suspected police impersonator making the rounds.

Dollar General shooting suspect indicted

Jan 3, 2018

A Cheektowaga man has been indicted in the November shooting at the Dollar General on Union Road in Cheektowaga that injured one person.

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A Buffalo man has been charged in the Lackawanna fire that seriously injured a family and endangered three other families.

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An investigation is underway after a woman was shot in the city of Buffalo at Sunday morning.

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A Lakeview corrections officer has been arrested by New York State Police on rape and misconduct charges.

A Jamestown man has been arrested after Jamestown Police answered an overnight complaint of possible child abuse.

After an extended debate Thursday, Erie County legislators voted to send a proposed ban on people convicted of some crimes from holding elective or appointive offices in county government back to committee.

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Jorge Suarez has been sentenced to the maximum 25 years to life in prison for murdering Anchor Bar employee Freddie Dizon in May of 2016.


A Buffalo man has been arraigned in the death of a homeless man.

A police chase in the city of Niagara Falls Wednesday has resulted in the death of the pursued driver.

A member of a violent Buffalo street gang has been sentenced to consecutive life sentences in prison for fatally shooting a man nicknamed "Shooter'' five years ago.

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Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle suspected of striking a 14-year-old boy riding his bicycle on Grand Island early Wednesday evening.

New York State Police Troop A says it have a woman in custody after she barricaded herself in her home on Brown Hill Road in the Town of Concord.

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A Jamestown man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for killing his estranged wife.

The former bookkeeper of an Amherst plastic surgeon has been sentenced for embezzling.

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A Chautauqua County man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a motorcyclist and injuring three others in a crash last summer.

A Buffalo man has been  sentenced to up to 35 years in prison for the rape of a child under age 15.

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An investigation into the death of a Buffalo man who died while in police custody has resulted in no criminal charges against the two city police officers involved. The decision brought out protesters to Buffalo Police headquarters, who said they were marching for justice.

A Buffalo man has been sentenced to one-and-two-thirds to five years in prison for leaving the scene of a hit-and-run accident that left a pedestrian dead.

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Buffalo residents are anxiously awaiting word from the state Attorney General's Office. The AG is expected to release its findings into the death of Wardel "Meech" Davis Wednesday.

A 47-year-old Niagara Falls man, who lost his leg when he stomped out an ignited homemade bomb, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for unlawful possession of a destructive device.

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A Buffalo man wanted in connection with a domestic-related shooting has been apprehended by Buffalo Police.

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A man was found guilty Friday of a murder that took place in one of Buffalo's most well-known restaurants.

Jamestown Police

Authorities say a woman is in critical condition after being set on fire by a man.

Orchard Park Police

Oh yes, they call him the streak. On Thursday, he entered a guilty plea in Orchard Park Town Court.

Two court buildings and a county office building in Niagara County were closed in the early afternoon Thursday because of phoned-in bomb threats.

Niagara Falls Housing Authority

The former head of the Niagara Falls Housing Authority and two family members have entered guilty pleas to stealing government funds.

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What began as a fight over the Buffalo Police Department traffic checkpoints is turning into a major probe of the police department by the state attorney general's office.

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