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A now-former Buffalo Police officer faces up to a year in prison as the result of a guilty plea stemming from a violent and eventually deadly incident inside a former Buffalo bar two years ago.

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An Attica woman who admitted to killing her husband, then burying his body in a pile of manure on their dairy farm, was sentenced Thursday.

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North Tonawanda Police have issued a missing person report for 17-year-old Victoria "Tori" Wagner. Based upon Snapchat messages the family has been receiving, police believe Wagner is being held against her will at an unknown location.

Area radio host and journalist Scott Leffler is due back in court today on domestic violence charges.

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After nearly three years investigators finally made an arrest in the deadly hit and run of Barry Moss of Evans. A 51-year old Evans woman was arrested and arraigned on charges Tuesday.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley reports Gabriele Ballowe was indicted by and Erie County Grand Jury.   

Buffalo Police are investigating an attempted kidnapping of a 12-year-old student that occurred Monday afternoon.

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Gunfire erupted during a large gathering on the first block of Durham Avenue in the City of Buffalo early Saturday morning, sending three people to the hospital.

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Activities are back to normal at one of Buffalo's most popular waterfront attractions. But for several hours, Canalside was closed to the public after the discovery of what was described as a "suspicious package."

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Law enforcers call the venues "soft targets," gathering spots that could be targeted by terrorists. Malls, movie theaters and stadiums fall into this category.

Erie County Sheriff's Department

An Erie County Deputy stopped a vehicle on Grand Island for operating without tail lights and running a stop sign. What he discovered was that the driver's license had 46 active suspensions and his driving privileges had been revoked.

Fans mourn the death of singer Christina Grimmie who died Saturday morning.

Jamestown Police have arrested three people now facing drug-related charges.

It was quite the scene on West Avenue in the Buffalo Thursday afternoon. Buffalo Narcotics Squad members conducted a raid, during which they say they found evidence of a crystal methamphetamine operation.  One man was arrested on various drug charges, after the area was secured, and other agencies were called in to assist.

Lackawanna man asks for terrorist charges to be dropped

Jun 9, 2016
U.S. Attorney's Office

A Lackawanna man, accused of making plans to join the Islamic State group in Syria, wants the charges against him dropped.

New NYS Police superintendent nominated

Jun 8, 2016
New York State Police

Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated a senior officer with the New York State Police for its next superintendent.

NYS prisons blasted in inspector general report

Jun 7, 2016
New York State Police

New York’s Inspector General has released a scathing report, blasting New York’s state Corrections Department. The report found widespread security lapses and breakdowns in oversight that led to last summer’s escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Dannemora, New York, located near the Canadian border.

Three people are in custody after a home invasion that led to shooting at Buffalo police.

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There are still no arrests in the wake of two separate shootings in Buffalo late Friday and early Saturday.

Drinking and driving laws apply not only to the roads, but to Western New York waters.

The Erie County Sheriff's Marine Unit reports its first boating while intoxicated arrest of the season.

Corrections officer injured by mail bomb

May 31, 2016
Oneida County Sheriff's Office

An Oneida County correction officer was severely injured Sunday after opening an explosive package sent to his Old Floyd Road home in the Town of Floyd. The Oneida County Sheriff's Office reported that the 52-year-old unidentified officer's upper body was severely burned in the explosion, which happened around 8 a.m. Sunday.

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Buffalo police have made an arrest in connection to a fight that occurred Saturday night at Canalside during the Boardwalk Carnival.

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Buffalo police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night.

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Though no charges have been filed, it appears the main suspect in last Friday's fatal shooting at the Anchor Bar may be in custody.

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Buffalo police officials would only say Tuesday that the investigation into the Anchor Bar shooting case continues. But city leaders are also assuring the public that the iconic eatery, best known as the birthplace of hot chicken wings, remains a safe place to visit.

Seven alleged heroin dealers arrested in Buffalo

May 24, 2016
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Law enforcers representing several agencies report they've taken down more than a half dozen street-level heroin dealers, but say there are more arrests to come, and at other levels.

Jamestown Police

Jamestown Police have charged the man behind a Friday night standoff at a residence on Park street.

The historic Anchor Bar in downtown Buffalo was the scene of a fatal shooting on Friday night.

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A drug pipeline that fed Western New York is out of business. Federal, state and local law enforcement arrested 20 suspects in Buffalo and Lockport Thursday in a bust named Operation Rolling Thunder. 

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Former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay more than $800,000 in restitution and fines Thursday after his conviction on corruption charges. His son Adam got six-and-a-half years.

The Erie County Sheriff's Office warned it has responded to nearly 20 larceny calls over the past few days in the towns of Boston, Concord, Elma and Grand Island.