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Several members of what is described as the most violent drug trafficking gang in Western New York have been taken off the streets.

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A judge has found Candace Cartagena guilty of killing her 8-year-old daughter Bianca in their East Amherst home in 2010.

Man and woman killed in East side shooting

Jul 18, 2014

Two people are dead following an overnight shooting on Buffalo's East side. The incident occurred around 2:15 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Sycamore Street and Jefferson Avenue. 

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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.

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Another city worker has admitted to stealing thousands of dollars from Buffalo parking meters.

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A 30-year-old tow truck manager has admitted to taking part in a 'pay to play' scheme of bribing Buffalo Police officers.

Orchard Park man charged with murdering his father

Jul 8, 2014
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Orchard Park Police say a 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of his father.

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Town of Tonawanda Police have arrested an 83-year-old woman and charged her with the murder of her 89-year-old husband. 

Buffalo police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting on the East Side.

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The West Seneca man involved in a crash that killed off-duty Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel McParlane last November has been sentenced to probation.

Arrest made in Allentown shooting

Jun 26, 2014

An arrest has been made in a shooting early Thursday outside a popular Allentown bar.

The Buffalo mother accused of murdering her 8-year-old son has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second degree murder.

Kenmore officer resigns amid misconduct allegations

Jun 15, 2014

A Kenmore police officer has resigned after allegedly drawing a gun on a man while working a side job as a bowling alley security guard. 

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A tense situation in Clarence ended peacefully shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Two Buffalo teenagers could spend the rest of their lives in prison for killing a cab driver after robbing him of his cell phone and wallet. 

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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been charged with three crimes by Hamburg Police following a series of road-related incidents last Friday.

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.

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A grand jury will be getting the case against Molly's Pub manager Jeffrey Basil, charged with felony assault for allegedly "launching" William Sager Jr. down a flight stairs at Molly's May 11.

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The family of murdered Toys R Us assistant manager Larry Wells will have to wait longer for justice to be served. In State Supreme Court in Buffalo Monday, a judge granted a last minute request by the attorney for Bernard Grucza.

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Darshawn Morris was sentenced to 39 years-to-life in prison in State Supreme Court Wednesday for the 2013 killing of 13-year-old Lanasha Rollerson.

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Sentences were handed down in State Supreme Court in Buffalo Wednesday for the four men charged in connection with the murder of 96-year-old Levi Clayton.

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Buffalo Homicide detectives continue to investigate the shootings of two young victims. A three-year-old boy and 14-year-old boy were both shot Monday evening in Buffalo's Kensington-Bailey neighborhood.

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New information into last week's murder of a 13-year-old Iraqi refugee was revealed Friday afternoon during a felony hearing for his accused killer.

Authorities bust two drug rings, arrest 32

May 1, 2014

Authorities have broken up two large-scale drug distribution rings operating in Western New York.

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The former Kaleida Health employees accused of neglecting a nursing home patient were arraigned in Buffalo City Court Friday.

Death of Jamestown toddler ruled a homicide

Apr 18, 2014

The death of a 16-month-old Jamestown girl has been ruled a homicide.

Former Buffalo cop pleads guilty to injury fraud

Apr 14, 2014
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A retired Buffalo police officer has pleaded guilty to defrauding his Injured On Duty status. 

Two men convicted in killing of elderly deacon

Apr 9, 2014

A State Supreme Court Judge in Buffalo has found two young men guilty in the death of 96-year-old Deacon Levi Clayton.

Grucza pleads guilty to federal gun charges

Apr 8, 2014
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A day after he admitted killing a Toys 'R Us manager in Hamburg last June, Bernard Grucza was back in court Tuesday, this time before a federal judge.  He entered a guilty plea to a federal gun charge.

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