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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.

Achtyl resigns as Erie County sheriff's deputy

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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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A 26-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a wheelchair at Erie County Medical Center.

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A jury has found a Buffalo man guilty in the beating death of his girlfriend's toddler.

A Buffalo woman will spend 4-12 years in state prison for coercing four teenage boys to perform bank robberies.

A teen father has pleaded guilty to injuring his infant daughter and is facing up to four years in prison if youthful offender status is granted.

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Erie County District Attorney John Flynn has been chosen to be part of a national task force to reduce jail inmate recidivism through continuity of health care services.

Legislation has passed in the New York State Legislature that would make revenge porn a crime. All that’s left before it becomes law is Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature.

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Nearly three-dozen people facing low-level marijuana crimes have had the charges against them dismissed. The move comes at the request of Erie County District Attorney John Flynn.


An 18-year-old Buffalo girl has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for her part in the beating and stabbing death of her step-grandfather in his home.

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You know those marketplace apps like LetGo and OfferUp? The Erie County District Attorney's Office and Buffalo Police are warning people about robberies of those buying and selling on those sites.


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Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says a Grand Island woman who stole more than $110,000 from a town senior center will probably never pay it back.

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Local prosecutors say they are using a new high-tech mapping system to help search out drug dealers involved in fatal overdoses and to get overdose victims into treatment faster.

A Lackawanna man has been sentenced for a a violent attack in 2017 on his then-pregnant wife.

A 31-year-old Amherst woman is accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend.

A Cheektowaga man is being charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death his girlfriend.

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