Arrest made in Allentown shooting

Jun 26, 2014

An arrest has been made in a shooting early Thursday outside a popular Allentown bar.

The Buffalo mother accused of murdering her 8-year-old son has been indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second degree murder.

Kenmore officer resigns amid misconduct allegations

Jun 15, 2014

A Kenmore police officer has resigned after allegedly drawing a gun on a man while working a side job as a bowling alley security guard. 

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A tense situation in Clarence ended peacefully shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.

Two Buffalo teenagers could spend the rest of their lives in prison for killing a cab driver after robbing him of his cell phone and wallet.

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has been charged with three crimes by Hamburg Police following a series of road-related incidents last Friday.

A retired Buffalo police lieutenant and two suspended cops pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to federal charges of civil rights violations stemming from a 2009 case allegedly involving police brutality.

After quitting his job as a Buffalo cop earlier in the day, John Cirulli pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of misdemeanor civil rights violations for attacking a handcuffed man who had been arrested April 19.

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A grand jury will be getting the case against Molly's Pub manager Jeffrey Basil, charged with felony assault for allegedly "launching" William Sager Jr. down a flight stairs at Molly's May 11.

Sentencing postponed for Toys R Us murderer

May 19, 2014
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The family of murdered Toys R Us assistant manager Larry Wells will have to wait longer for justice to be served. In State Supreme Court in Buffalo Monday, a judge granted a last minute request by the attorney for Bernard Grucza.

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Darshawn Morris was sentenced to 39 years-to-life in prison in State Supreme Court Wednesday for the 2013 killing of 13-year-old Lanasha Rollerson.

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Sentences were handed down in State Supreme Court in Buffalo Wednesday for the four men charged in connection with the murder of 96-year-old Levi Clayton.

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Buffalo Homicide detectives continue to investigate the shootings of two young victims. A three-year-old boy and 14-year-old boy were both shot Monday evening in Buffalo's Kensington-Bailey neighborhood.

Detective says teen murder victim was strangled

May 9, 2014
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New information into last week's murder of a 13-year-old Iraqi refugee was revealed Friday afternoon during a felony hearing for his accused killer.

Authorities bust two drug rings, arrest 32

May 1, 2014

Authorities have broken up two large-scale drug distribution rings operating in Western New York.

The former Kaleida Health employees accused of neglecting a nursing home patient were arraigned in Buffalo City Court Friday.

Death of Jamestown toddler ruled a homicide

Apr 18, 2014

The death of a 16-month-old Jamestown girl has been ruled a homicide.

Former Buffalo cop pleads guilty to injury fraud

Apr 14, 2014
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A retired Buffalo police officer has pleaded guilty to defrauding his Injured On Duty status. 

Two men convicted in killing of elderly deacon

Apr 9, 2014

A State Supreme Court Judge in Buffalo has found two young men guilty in the death of 96-year-old Deacon Levi Clayton.

Grucza pleads guilty to federal gun charges

Apr 8, 2014
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A day after he admitted killing a Toys 'R Us manager in Hamburg last June, Bernard Grucza was back in court Tuesday, this time before a federal judge.  He entered a guilty plea to a federal gun charge.

Concord standoff subject identified, charged with attempted murder

Mar 17, 2014
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A standoff described as an 'active shooting' in the Town of Concord ended Monday morning after a gunman fired shots at authorities responding to a domestic call on home Brown Hill Road Road Sunday night.

Buffalo man found guilty of killing 13-year-old girl

Mar 14, 2014
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A jury on Friday convicted the man charged with raping and killing a 13-year-old Buffalo girl. Darshawn Morris, 21, has been found guilty on all counts.

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As we celebrate Women's History month, a terrifying crime is occurring in our community that is a threat to dignity and freedom. Human trafficking is considered the slavery of the 21st century. A local law enforcement official is working to raise awareness of how human trafficking is happening in right here Western New York. 

Teens convicted of murdering Buffalo cab driver

Feb 28, 2014
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A State Supreme Court jury on Friday convicted two 17-year-olds of murder and robbery charges in connection with the shooting death of a Buffalo cab driver last March.

Taglianetti sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison

Feb 24, 2014
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A Virginia man has been given the maximum sentence for the 2012 killing of Chautauqua County school superintendent Keith Reed, Jr.

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Harvey Austin School on Sycamore Avenue was in lockdown late Thursday afternoon following a report of an individual with a gun near or on the school grounds. Some children were there at the time as part of an after-school program.

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Former Buffalo Police officer James Hamilton will serve time in a federal prison after pleading guilty Thursday to felony drug trafficking charges.

Husband and wife indicted in Attica prison ODs

Feb 5, 2014
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The deaths of two Attica Correctional Facility inmates has led to the indictment of a fellow inmate and a his wife, a Buffalo woman.

Double drug bust nets 40 arrests

Jan 28, 2014
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Two separate drug trafficking rings in Western New York were dealt major blows Tuesday when sealed indictments were opened and 40 people were arrested.

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Two people were shot and killed in the Cattaraugus County Hamlet of Limestone Wednesday. A third person, believed to have attempted suicide, has been taken to an Erie, PA hospital.