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A prominent Western New York attorney has thrown his hat into the ring for State Supreme Court.

Buffalo shooting leaves one injured

Mar 19, 2017
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An investigation is in progress following a Sunday afternoon shooting on the city's East Side that left one man seriously injured.

Ontario man wanted for murdering stepchild

Mar 19, 2017
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A 43-year-old man is wanted in St. Catharines for first degree murder in connection with the death of his 7- year-old stepson.

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A 14-year-old boy has pleaded guilty in Niagara County Family Court as part of a plea deal related to a massive recycling plant fire in Lockport that killed his teenage friend.

Erie County District Attorney's Office

A 17-year-old Marilla resident was formally charged Wednesday afternoon with murder, charged with killing a 2-year-old boy he was babysitting.

Niagara County Sheriff's Office

The recent flurry of wintry weather has brought with it renewed calls by the North Tonawanda Police union for Niagara County to rethink its centralized 911 system at the Sheriff's Department.

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What started out as a routine escort of a college basketball team from Buffalo Niagara International Airport turned into a desperate race to Erie County Medical Center to save the life of a nearly frozen infant.

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The man arrested in the deaths of a Cheektowaga mom and her 7-year-old son pleaded guilty to two charges of second-degree murder in State Supreme Court Wednesday.

Chautauqua County Sheriff

A drug suspect is back in custody after bolting from authorities after a court appearance last week.

A toddler has died days after investigators allege he was beaten inside a Town of Marilla trailer home by his babysitter. The Erie County District Attorney's Office says they are now considering additional charges but would not disclose what those counts may be.

A teenage babysitter has been charged with first-degree assault in the near-fatal beating of a 2-year-old boy he was caring for.

Buffalo Police have located a 4-year-old girl who was the subject of an AMBER Alert early Friday morning.

Amherst Police Department

Authorities credit local media for their help identifying a suspect in the March 6 robbery of the KeyBank in Williamsville.

An Amherst woman convicted in a murder-for-hire plot has been sentenced to time served - or 21 months.

With 15 homicides recorded since the star of the year, including three on New Year's Day, the City of Buffalo is having its deadliest start to a year in a decade. The mayor is assuring the public that police are working long hours to gather information for breaks in unsolved cases.


NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

Another quality improvement specialist at Baker Victory Services has been arrested on charges she falsified an investigative report.

Buffalo Police will be going into harm's way a little better armed and a little better protected, after Tuesday's action by the Common Council.

Chautauqua County Sheriff

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department is on the lookout for an escaped prisoner.

Amherst Police looking for bank robbery suspect

Mar 7, 2017
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Amherst Police are investigating a bank robbery at the Key Bank in Williamsville on Monday.

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the agency that investigates mistreatment of disabled people in state care refused to hand over thousands of records needed to complete a state audit.

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Three young men were shot in a drive-by Monday afternoon at Genesee Street and Eller Avenue.

Victims of child sex abuse in New York say the political power of the Roman Catholic Church and other institutions is preventing lawmakers from passing a law that would relax one of the nation's tightest statutes of limitations on filing criminal charges and lawsuits.

Man seriously injured after Buffalo shooting

Mar 5, 2017
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Buffalo Police are investigating a Sunday morning shooting that left one man seriously injured.

Erie County Sheriff's Office

Law enforcement raided the East North Street apartment of 41-year-old Calvin Young of Buffalo Thursday evening and say they found cocaine, heroin, marijuana, handguns and nearly $70,000 in cash.

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New York State's highest court will hear the Erie County District Attorney's appeal in the reversed murder conviction of Matthew Kuzdzal, who was tried for the death of his then-girlfriend's young son.


Shooting on Buffalo eastside injures two

Feb 25, 2017

Two men were shot Friday afternoon on the city's east side.

Vandalism hits Orchard Park

Feb 25, 2017

Several Orchard Park residents began their weekend as victims of vandalism.

A former Niagara University and minor league hockey player has been found guilty in a murder-for-hire killing of his wife nearly two years ago in the Southern Tier.

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Members of Allentown's LGBTQ community met behind closed doors Thursday night to talk about solutions to the apparent gay-bashing incident early Saturday morning in Allentown that left several people hurt outside a popular pizza business.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

A small number of citizens turned out to ask real questions of real cops about how policing works in Buffalo, during a meeting sponsored by Masten District Common Councilmember Ulysees Wingo.

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