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Buffalo Police and Buffalo State College Police are investigating an armed robbery Monday night near the campus.

Early in the morning, a mother was arrested by Buffalo Police for stabbing herself and her 6-year-old son on the city's East Side. In the noon hour, a man was arrested for stabbing another at Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo.

Buffalo Police say a mother and child suffered stab wounds Wednesday morning and the mother is now in custody.

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Buffalo Police are relying on the city's growing network of private surveillance cameras to solve a horrific crime, the details of which remain unclear.

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The two singing Buffalo Police officers who have received national attention will be the inspiration for a television sitcom.

It was 2012 when University at Buffalo researcher and retired New York State Trooper John Violanti published one of the first studies to test - and find - the connection between stress and suicide in the Buffalo Police Department. His five-year study of 464 BPD officers found a higher percentage of chronic mental and physical health problems than the general population, including a 50% higher rate of suicide. The study is worth revisiting, as two major police departments are grappling with self-inflicted deaths.


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A Buffalo Police officer has been placed on administrative leave after his cruiser collided with a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon.

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A Buffalo man has been arraigned in Erie County Court on charges he was recklessly driving an ATV, injuring a police officer.

Car crashes into Chippewa Street bar

Aug 4, 2019
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A vehicle crashed into the front of a bar on Chippewa Street early Sunday morning. It happened after 4am at the Bottoms Up just as the bar was closing.

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Antagonistic, intimidating, unhelpful. That was the the perception of Buffalo Police by a small group of city residents who turned out for a Buffalo Police Advisory Board forum Tuesday night at the Merriweather Library.

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Buffalo police officer Corey Krug has been found not guilty by a federal jury of using excessive force against a Lackawanna man on Thanksgiving Eve in 2014 on Chippewa Street.

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For hours Sunday, Buffalo police formed a line between supporters and opponents of President Trump, as dueling rallies took over Colonial Circle.

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Buffalo Police had not, as of Monday afternoon, released the names of two young men shot to death in separate weekend homicides. But during a briefing, officials said they do have persons of interest in both cases.

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Two Buffalo police officers were hospitalized Sunday after being struck by a man driving erratically on an ATV.

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The Buffalo Police Department has been awarded full accreditation from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Accreditation Council. That makes Buffalo the largest accredited municipal law enforcement agency in the state.

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When attendants in Buffalo's police cell block went to get a prisoner ready for a later court appearance on Sunday morning, they found him in fatal stress. Despite efforts by cell block attendants, firefighters and ambulance EMTs, the 42-year-old Buffalo man died.

The man wanted by Buffalo Police for shooting at officers on the morning of April 4 was arraigned in Buffalo City Court Tuesday.

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Badr Elwaseem was buried in Hamburg Monday, 12 years after his birth. Who killed him on Saturday is the focus of an intense investigation. Buffalo and other officials went door-to-door distributing leaflets asking the public for help on who killed the School 45 student.

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Buffalo police say the man wanted for shooting at officers last week is now in custody. Police had been searching for 23-year-old Robert McBride since he allegedly fired several shots at two officers during a foot chase near Lang and Newburgh Avenues last Thursday morning.

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Badr Elwaseem, a 12-year-old student at School 45, was sitting in his living room on William Street around 8:30 p.m. Saturday watching television when a bullet came through his front window and killed him. The incident is prompting outrage among local leaders who are calling for greater efforts in combating gun violence.

Search continues for suspect who shot at police

Apr 5, 2019
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Police are swarming across much of Buffalo's East Side and into Cheektowaga and looking for 23-year-old Robert McBride. He is identified as the man who allegedly fired three shots at two police officers engaged in a foot chase early Thursday.

Buffalo Police have released more information about a series of shootings since Saturday night in the city.

Buffalo Police are investigating three shootings over the weekend - two of them fatal.

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The drums rolled out, the Irish dancers danced and there were even a couple St. Patricks. What was different was that every uniformed Buffalo Police officer providing security for the parade wore a body camera, a first for a department gradually converting to all patrol officers wearing the cameras.

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The shootings of three young people, one fatally, outside a North Buffalo community center is prompting major changes in community center operations and dealing with kids with gang ties.


Buffalo Police say a stolen patrol car slammed into another vehicle, then a house Wednesday night.

Buffalo Police have made an arrest in connection with a head-on collision that authorities say resulted from driving the wrong way on the Kensington Expressway.

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Former Buffalo police officer Cariol Horne has left town, evicted from her unit in the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority's Kenfield-Langfield project over unpaid rent. She blames the situation on retaliation.

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The jury in the trial of Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug was dismissed Tuesday, after reaching a partial verdict. But as WBFO's Chris Caya reports, Krug's legal troubles may not be over yet.


A Buffalo Police officer has had three police brutality counts against him decided by a federal court jury, but those verdicts are not being released at this time until a final charge is decided.

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