A Lewiston businessman accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in his home has reportedly been indicted by a grand jury. Iver "Jay" Phallen was in Lewiston town court last night for the proceedings.
A domestic incident call on the city's East Side turned into a hostage situation just before noon, on Sunday. Buffalo Police responded to the 200 block of Leroy Avenue, where a woman with a gun was holding a handful of relatives - including young children - captive inside the home.
The trial of alleged child killer Matthew Kuzdzal got underway in downtown Buffalo Monday morning. Kuzdzal is charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Predatory Sexual Assault of a Child in the death of 5-year-old Eain Brooks, his girlfriend's son, nearly one year ago.
Candace Cartagena has been sentenced of 25-years to life for the death of her 8-year-old daughter. Cartagena appeared before Erie County Court Judge Thomas Francyzk Tuesday afternoon, where the sentencing was handed down.
Jeffrey Basil, the manager of the now-defunct Main Street bar Molly's Pub, has been indicted on multiple charges, including attempted murder, in the May attack that left airman William Sager Jr. with serious brain injuries.