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A Snyder woman convicted of stealing nearly $30,000 from Oracle Charter School is going to jail.

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State lawmakers and Erie County District Attorney John Flynn are pushing for changes in the laws related to the reporting of child abuse following allegations of decades of inappropriate behavior by faculty at Nichols School.

A 17-year-old Buffalo girl and her 20-year-old boyfriend have been indicted for the death of her step-grandfather.

Dollar General shooting suspect indicted

Jan 3, 2018

A Cheektowaga man has been indicted in the November shooting at the Dollar General on Union Road in Cheektowaga that injured one person.

A Buffalo man has been arraigned in the death of a homeless man.

The former bookkeeper of an Amherst plastic surgeon has been sentenced for embezzling.

A Buffalo man has been  sentenced to up to 35 years in prison for the rape of a child under age 15.

Epps murder conviction overturned, 19 years later

Dec 1, 2017
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A man convicted in the 1997 shooting death of a Buffalo woman is now a free man. Friday morning, an Erie County Court Judge removed the murder conviction of 46-year-old Cory Epps after new evidence came to light indicating he was not involved in the crime.


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A Town of Tonawanda man has pleaded guilty in the death of a woman he gave opiates.

An Alden woman has pleaded guilty to third degree welfare fraud in State Supreme Court. She is one of three women -  all childhood acquaintances - who were charged with fraudulently receiving more than $107,000 in welfare benefits while earning more than a half-million dollars income as aides for an elderly West Seneca woman.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office says Alexandria Heath, 17, and Romaine Jirdon, 19 - both of Buffalo - have been arraigned in Buffalo City Court on a charge of murder in the second degree.

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Authorities say they have solved the gruesome fatal stabbing of a woman 12 years ago with the arrest of the victim's daughter.

Better Business Bureau

Authorities are warning Western New Yorkers about a Lancaster man who has been falsely selling cars.

Erie County District Attorney's Office

There was a purple light on the side of old Erie County Hall Tuesday night, a sign to Shine the Light on Domestic Violence during the month of October.

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Former Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark has died.

A Cheektowaga man has been charged with attempted murder after hitting his wife in the head with a hammer inside the nursing home where she was undergoing treatment.

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A substantial cash reward is now available for information that leads law enforcers to an arrest and conviction in relation to an April arson that drove four families from their home in Lackawanna.


East Side teen sentenced to 10 years, sex offender status

Aug 25, 2017

A 16-year-old Buffalo teen has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and 20-years post-release supervision for the sexual assault on a teenage girl.

Mother sentenced to 10 years for fatal stabbing

Aug 15, 2017

A Buffalo mother has been sentenced in the stabbing death of her daughter's father.

A Buffalo man is going to prison for shooting an 11-year-old boy.

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The former Comptroller for Towne Auto Group has been sentenced for stealing $4.1 million from her company.

A man involved in a gunfight, during which a stray round struck a child in the head, has been convicted of weapons possession. 

A Rochester man has been arraigned in connection with the fatal shooting at a West Seneca sports complex.

Erie County District Attorney's Office

An Eden man has been arraigned in State Supreme Court on an indictment charging him with killing his mother.

A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a couple in their Kensington Avenue apartment.

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A Cheektowaga man has pleaded guilty to a grand larceny charge for stealing from an elderly neighbor.

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A deadly batch of heroin is suspected in the deaths of seven Erie County residents in one day - the average number of overdose deaths in a week.

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As April approaches, Western New Yorkers will be finishing up their income tax returns. However, one tax preparer will not be taking any more customers.

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A Miami, FL man who was caught at the Canadian border with 73 forged credit cards has been sentenced to just under a year in jail.

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Erie County District Attorney John Flynn is ramping up the fight against the growing opioid crisis by restoring a standalone narcotics bureau. Nineteen days into the new year, there have been 19 suspected overdose deaths in the county.

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