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The Erie County District Attorney's Office will investigate the arrest of a Buffalo man Sunday evening.

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The Erie County District Attorney says since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic and the stay-at-home orders which have come with it, overall crime is down with the exception of domestic violence.

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter in the October 2018 death of a woman waiting for her bus to arrive.

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A former cook at Cole's restaurant on Elmwood Avenue has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of third degree assault in Buffalo City Court for stabbing the restaurant's owner.

A Forestville woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the accounts of her elderly customers while working as a local bank teller.

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A former City of Buffalo program coordinator and pastor who worked with young people pleaded guilty Thursday to felony sex abuse.

A judge has found a Buffalo man guilty of two counts of murder for the shooting deaths of a 54-year-old woman and her toddler grandson.

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A Lake View restaurant owner has been sentenced in Erie County Court for failing to pay New York state sales taxes.

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As Western New Yorkers start a new year, one trend Erie County District Attorney John Flynn hopes stays behind with 2019 is increasing fatal domestic violence.

An Amherst teenager has been arraigned in Amherst Town Court on a felony count of aggravated harassment as a hate crime.

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn has announced that several individuals have been arrested for attempting to meet up with teens for sexual encounters.

A Buffalo teen is facing life in prison for murdering one teen and injuring two others.

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A Buffalo man is charged with witness tampering for allegedly shooting a person who was scheduled to testify hours later in a murder trial.

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A Lackawanna man was sent to prison for six months and sentenced to 10 years of sex offender probation Tuesday for a sexual act with a 14-year-old at an Orchard Park salon.

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A suspended Erie County sheriff's deputy appeared in Lancaster Town Court Tuesday, arraigned in connection with a prostitution case involving his wife.

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A 17-year-old Buffalo resident was arraigned Friday morning in two separate shooting incidents, one of which killed a local youth football coach who was trying to break up an altercation. If convicted in both trials, Jason Washington could face up to 75 years to life in prison.

A 23-year-old man who worked at a dog grooming and daycare business admits beating a dog to death while it was in his care.

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A former captain at the Swormville Fire Department has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $24,000 from the department.

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The coordinator of the Buffalo Urban Renewal Agency's Crime Prevention Initiative has been arraigned on sexual abuse charges.

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The man convicted last Friday of charges related to a violent arrest outside New Era Field in December 2017 has resigned his position as a deputy, the Erie County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday.

A Town of Brant woman has pleaded guilty to causing a crash that sent five people to the hospital last year.

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An East Aurora woman faces charges of drunk driving, leading her to go off the road, hit a car and then hit and seriously injure a 9-year old who was riding a scooter on the sidewalk. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn is angry Erin Kuntz's license was not pulled when she appeared in village court Monday.

A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to first degree reckless endangerment for nearly injuring a police officer at an accident scene.

A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty in Erie County Court to second degree manslaughter as a sexually motivated felony in connection with the strangulation death of his girlfriend.

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A Buffalo man has been sentenced to the maximum for the murder of his girlfriend's young son.

Prosecutors have charged the younger brother of a road rage suspect, admitting the wrong man was arrested following an incident last December in which one of the drivers was severely beaten.

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A Rochester man has been sentenced to five years in prison stemming from an argument at a West Seneca sports complex.

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Buffalo Common Councilmember Ulysees Wingo is speaking publicly for the first time since he brought a registered loaded gun into Riverside High School.

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A Town of Tonawanda police officer and his wife have been charged following a motor vehicle crash in January.

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Masten District Councilmember Ulysees Wingo will not face any charges for bringing a loaded handgun into Riverside High School last week.

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