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Three teenagers were among four people who were shot, one fatally, in two separate incidents in Buffalo over the weekend. Buffalo police say they are making some progress and the two shootings may be related.

A teenage girl is dead, and another one in serious condition after two separate shooting incidents in Buffalo Saturday.

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A brief high speed chase in Buffalo's medical corridor turned fatal early Saturday morning.

Buffalo's police union and the city's police commissioner have different opinions about the union's proposal to provide patrol officers with higher-powered guns than their currently-issued pistols. City lawmakers, meanwhile, are not ready to commit one way or another.


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Buffalo's police commissioner and the union representing the officers are at odds over the latter's proposal to step up the firepower for patrolling officers. Both sides brought their opinions to Common Council Chambers on Tuesday.

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The final day of the Labatt Blue Buffalo Pond Hockey Tournament will take place today.

One dead, four injured in Buffalo crash

Feb 20, 2016

Buffalo police are investigating a crash in the city early Saturday that left one person dead.

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Buffalo Police have located a missing mother and her three young children who went missing Wednesday.

Buffalo Police are investigating an apparent murder/suicide involving a mother and daughter. 

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As numerous controversies have thrust a national spotlight on policing, a recent study has placed Buffalo in the top 10 cities in the nation when it comes to efficient spending on public safety.

Buffalo Police investigate Parkside motorist shootings

Jan 7, 2016
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Buffalo Police are asking for help sorting out a dispute between people in two different vehicles that resulted in a double shooting. 

19-year-old Jaquan Sullivan of Buffalo died Saturday night after he was shot on the 300 block of Parkdale Avenue.

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Buffalo Police are investigating a potential link between a fatal shooting and a later crash on the Kensington Expressway.

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A Buffalo man has been arrested and charged with raping a college student in broad daylight earlier this month in Hillery Park.

Woman raped in broad daylight in South Buffalo

Nov 4, 2015
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The Buffalo Police Department is warning of rape that occurred in the Hillery Park neighborhood in South Buffalo.

Victim of homeless violence speaks out

Nov 2, 2015
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WBFO recently reported on an alarming spike in violent attacks against Buffalo's homeless population. Now, one victim is speaking out.

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Buffalo Police are investigating on overnight shooting that injured a Williamsville man.

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Police are trying to determine the identity of skeletal remains that washed up on the Lake Erie shore at the end of La Salle Park in Buffalo. Those remains were discovered by a long-time resident of the Harbour Pointe condos on Friday morning.


The Buffalo Police Deparment's Internal Affairs Division is looking into an incident Tuesday night where an officer fired his weapon at a suspect. 

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Another life has been taken in what is proving to be a violent holiday weekend.

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Labor Day weekend is off to a dangerous start in the city of Buffalo, as police investigate three early morning shootings.

Federal grant to fund UB's police stress study

Aug 25, 2015
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The life of a police officer is often a highly stressful one. How much that stress affects long-term health is the focus of a four-year study being conducted by the University at Buffalo, funded by a grant from the federal government.


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Lovejoy District residents are being credited for their help in a six-month long investigation by Buffalo Police. The investigation culminated in a ten-day raid, a string of arrests, and the seizure of large amounts of drugs and guns.

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Another Buffalo police officer has been charged with depriving someone of his Constitutional rights and this case is complicated because he did it on camera.

Suspect in custody for overnight shooting

Aug 8, 2015
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Buffalo Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occurred on Moselle Street.

Police enforcing 30 mph on Scajaquada

Jul 29, 2015
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Amid fierce debate about what the future speed limit should be on the Scajaquada Expressway, Buffalo police are letting motorists know that the current  30 mph speed limit is not negotiable. Officers have written about 500 speeding tickets on the 198 since early June.

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The Italian Festival in North Buffalo was closed early on Saturday.

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Buffalo Police are looking for a suspect in a child molestation case.

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A federal grand jury on Friday returned a 3-count indictment against a Buffalo resident in a drug case.

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Buffalo Police officers are another step closer to a new contract. Members of the Buffalo Police Benevolent Association have ratified a tentative contract with the city by a six-to-one margin.

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