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A Buffalo man has been sentenced to an indeterminate sentence of 50 years to life in prison after being convicted for a 2016 murder.

An Amherst man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 20 years of post-release supervision for having sexual relations with a child.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

While stating he did not see malicious intent in the 88-year-old defendant's actions, Erie County Court Judge Kenneth Case said Thursday afternoon he could not allow Martin Turkiewicz to go unpunished for an admitted hammer attack on his wife last year. Turkiewicz was sentenced to six months jail and five years probation for a crime that was motivated by a desire to end his ailing longtime wife's suffering.


A Buffalo man has been sentenced after admitting he burglarized dorm rooms at the University at Buffalo.

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

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.

A Tonawanda woman has pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to grand larceny and attempted grand larceny charges in connection with the theft of money from a Ken-Ton school and the attempted theft of money from a gymnastic booster club.

A 32-year-old man was sentenced in Erie County Court Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for second degree murder for a killing that occurred nearly a decade ago.

NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

Two former employees of Baker Victory Services have pleaded guilty to charges of forgery and falsification of records related to investigations of abuse and neglect of people with special needs.

A former auto dealership employee has admitted to stealing more than $4.1 million from the business over several years. 

Dade County Sheriff / Arrests.org

A Miami, FL man who was caught at the Canadian border with 73 forged credit cards has been sentenced to just under a year in jail.

A Lackawanna man, who stabbed his wife 30 times at their Madison Avenue home, has been found guilty of murder in the 2nd degree.

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The trial of Dr. James Corasanti resumes in Erie County Court Monday.

The Getzville man faces several charges including vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene after his car struck a teenager on a skateboard on Heim Road in Amherst.

Dozens of witnesses are expected to testify, including Corasanti's neighbors.

Erie County District Attorney Homicide Bureau Chief James Bargnesi said during opening statements last week Dr. Corasanti was texting moments before his car struck and killed 18-year-old Alix Rice.