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A Buffalo man has been virtually arraigned in the death of Angel Marie Cobb, 34, of Buffalo in November.

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Local law enforcement said a sweep of drug houses has netted some major drug dealers, but it is also a sign that dealers are moving into bigger deals and connecting directly to drug cartels for supplies.

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There may be fewer people facing gun and violence charges walking out of courts in Erie County under orders from District Attorney John Flynn.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office has announced the indictment of several teens for their roles in robberies in Buffalo, Amherst and the Town of Tonawanda.

Police body camera video shows a shirtless state Supreme Court justice shove a Buffalo Police officer who was putting handcuffs on his wife during an argument with neighbors.

The Erie County District Attorney was again unsuccessful in securing an immediate bench warrant for a Franklinville man charged in relations to a Black Lives Matter protest in August. But the new date for Michael Cremen's arraignment has been moved up to next week.

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A Franklinville man accused of wielding a knife during a confrontation with Black Lives Matter protesters failed to appear for his scheduled arraignment Thursday morning. While the judge rescheduled the hearing, the Erie County District Attorney wanted Michael Cremen arrested immediately, expressing safety concerns.


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Charges were announced, including an upgraded count in one case, against defendants accused in separate incidents resulting in the death of a young child.

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A New York State trooper who was terminated in 2010 has been charged with misrepresenting himself as law enforcement in order to gain personal information from four victims and forcible sex from two of them.

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A Niagara Falls man has pleaded guilty in the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend.

A City of Tonawanda man has been virtually arraigned in Erie County Court for killing one man and injuring two police officers.

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A Lockport man has been sentenced to two years of probation for brandishing a gun during a car crash.

A Buffalo man has been indicted in the stabbing death of a woman in the Town of Tonawanda in March.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office said two Buffalo women have now pleaded guilty to felony charges of arson in connection with a Molotov cocktail incident New Year's Day at a multi-family home in Buffalo.

A Buffalo man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison on 14 felony domestic violence counts.

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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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