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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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A former Lackawanna councilman has avoided jail time for lying about his residency.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office has charged a City of Tonawanda man with attempted murder and assault after allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend on fire last month.

A Buffalo teen has pleaded guilty to murder for helping to beat and stab her step-grandfather to death inside his home.

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Valentino Dixon was released in September after serving 27 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Now, another Buffalo man has been sentenced for a fatal shooting that killed one man and injured two others nearly three decades ago.

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Erie County Distict Attorney John Flynn says he is dropping criminal charges against 23 individuals for having too many cartridges in a gun magazine. The DA says that comes a result of an appeals court decision declaring this particular section of the SAFE Act unconstitutional.

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A Grand Island woman pleaded innocent Wednesday to murder and manslaughter charges in the September death of her boyfriend's two-year-old child.

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An Eden man has been sentenced for fatally shooting his mother last year. 

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A 73-year-old Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to intentionally causing an explosion in his house that damaged neighboring homes.

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Agencies working to protect victims of domestic violence in Erie County are gaining financial support with a grant from the federal government.


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