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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.