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Following the nationwide trend at stadiums and other large venues, Canalside is ramping up security for concerts and other major events. Some of the changes will be in place for Thursday night's show.   


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Buffalo police are issuing a lot of speeding tickets after Common Council members complained there wasn't enough being done to nail speeders and those who run stop signs.

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Following a prayer vigil and call for peace in Buffalo's City Hall Friday afternoon, police officials confirmed that investigators are probing "credible threats" of harm to members of law enforcement.


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Local law enforcement are sending their collective condolences to Dallas, where snipers ambushed and killed five officers Thursday night.

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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.

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

If you're among the motorists who have been thumbing their noses at the 30 mph speed limit on the Scajaquada Expressway, Buffalo's top law enforcer says there will soon be a greater chance that you'll be slapped with a speeding ticket.

As the harsh reality of the opioid abuse continues to emerge, more communities are gathering in a search for solutions. Last night's forum at Bennett High School examined how the abuse problem is interconnected with mental health issues.


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The ranks of the Buffalo Police Department could become more diverse, based on numbers disclosed Tuesday. Mayor Byron Brown says just over half of the 2,468 people who have applied to take the city's police exam in June are minorities and 29% are women.


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An shooting early Sunday in downtown Buffalo critically wounded a man.

Man dies after fall from restaurant balcony

Apr 16, 2016

A Daemen College student died late Friday night after falling from a balcony at the Pearl Street Grill and Brewery.

The two Buffalo police officers hospitalized with injuries in a rollover accident have been released from ECMC.

Buffalo Police have found a missing teenager, but are asking for the public’s help locating her brother.

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Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate a Saturday afternoon accident on the city’s west side that has left a teen girl in serious condition.

Between 70,000 and 80,000 people gathered in downtown Buffalo for the official St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday afternoon. 


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The Buffalo Police Department is being sued by the New York Civil Liberties Union for withholding information the organization says should be available to the public.

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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.

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