US Attorney's Office

A member of a gang that specialized in robbing drug dealers in Buffalo has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says a member of Buffalo's Bailey Boys Gang has pleaded guilty to a 2012 murder.

Federal prosecutors

A former Brockport kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for possessing and trading child pornography.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club has been sentenced to eight years in prison in connection with a drug and firearms ring operated by his South Buffalo chapter.

A Lockport man is facing 5-40 years in prison for selling fentanyl-laced heroin, while a Buffalo is also facing up to 40 years in prison for beating a witness in a public housing drug-related case.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Five individuals have been indicted on charges they distributed heroin and fentanyl that led directly to the overdose deaths of six individuals. Two superseding indictments were announced Friday by the US Attorney in Buffalo.

Amherst Police

A Cheektowaga man has been found guilty of robbing the KeyBank on Main Street in Amherst.

You hear about people being scammed out of money by online thieves all the time, but rarely do you hear one was caught and prosecuted. The U.S. Attorney's Office says that is exactly what happened in a Buffalo court Thursday.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says Marguin Sanchez, 23 of California, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to employ what it described as "unlawful aliens" at four local Mexican restaurants.

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.

A Holland couple who stole more than $1.2 million in Veterans Affairs and workers compensation benefits have been sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard Arcara.

A Niagara Falls man is facing up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine after pleading guilty to heroin charges.

A western Pennsylvania woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $180,000 from the Olean credit union she managed for 20 years.

After more than a decade of fighting, a judge has awarded $461,000 to a Chinese tourist who sued the U.S. government after being injured by a border agent at Niagara Falls more than a decade ago.

A former Hamburg man is facing a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for defrauding investors out of more than $10 million in just two years.

A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to five years in prison for scamming elderly victims out of their savings.

Niagara Falls Police Department

A Niagara Falls patrol officer has resigned, as she faced being fired for her suspected involvement in a Cataract City drug ring.

Two local men with previous child pornography convictions have pleaded guilty to more charges.

The Buffalo man convicted of killing one person and wounded four others in Martin Luther King Jr. Park in May 2012 has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

Two local women haves pleaded guilty in the murder-for-hire against an ex-husband and his new spouse.

Another member of the Kingsmen Motorcycle Club is facing prison time for participating in a ring of drugs and violence officials say operated throughout Western New York.

The U.S. Attorney calls him a "violent predator" and gang member, responsible for murder and drug dealing. Wednesday the predator was sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison.

The son of the former Assistant Superintendent convicted of stealing funds from Buffalo Public Schools has pleaded guilty to the same charge.

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.

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A Buffalo woman has pleaded  guilty to stealing government funds.