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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

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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Residents and businesses in Buffalo are being encouraged to participate in a new crime-fighting initiative that allows the city police department to view footage from private surveillance cameras. 

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The Buffalo Police Department is taking a two-pronged approach to solving its cold cases.

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The City of Buffalo has reached a tentative 10-year agreement with the union representing its police officers. 

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The City of Buffalo is marking Gun Violence Awareness Month with a series of initiatives, including a billboard campaign and televised testimonials.

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A child is dead and another is in critical condition after a car struck them in Delaware Park.

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Buffalo Police are searching for an arsonist who has come up missing.

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A vehicular accident Friday night has caused a fatality.

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After nights of the Kensington Expressway being filled with the vehicles and road traffic for filming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, action shifted to the air.

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Buffalo Police are continuing to investigate an early morning fatal motorcycle accident.

Two teens are recovering from stabbing injuries following a dispute in Cazenovia Park on Friday night.

Police investigating Friday night shooting

May 9, 2015

Buffalo police are seeking the public's help with the investigation of a Friday night shooting.

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As Buffalo Police District Chief Brian Patterson talked to a group in the West Side Community Center yesterday, he stopped frequently to allow interpreters in both Karen and Burmese to speak. The moment showed the growing influence of immigrants in the city.

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A civil lawsuit was filed in State Supreme Court Thursday on behalf of the family of William Sager Jr., the Air National Guardsman who was critically injured last year after being pushed down a flight of stairs at Molly's Pub in Buffalo. 

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Buffalo police officer Robert Eloff Jr. has been arrested and charged with three counts of civil rights violations. Eloff was one of the off-duty officers present at Molly's Pub last May on the night airman William Sager Jr. was pushed down a flight of stairs, leading to a fatal head injury.