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What apparently was a street beef nearly a year ago led to the death of a young Buffalo man. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn said the murder will now probably lead to heavy jail time.

Bennett forum explores consequences of gun violence

Apr 14, 2019
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Young people in Buffalo were encouraged Saturday to choose a different path when it comes to gun violence.

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The shootings of three young people, one fatally, outside a North Buffalo community center is prompting major changes in community center operations and dealing with kids with gang ties.


A leader of a notorious Buffalo gang has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison on multiple charges of drug and weapons possession and distribution.

A member of a gang that specialized in robbing drug dealers in Buffalo has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison.

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Hidden away on a short street in North Buffalo is a school, housing a successful adult education program. The school system says the building is old and tired and might be dangerous, so the program has to move - and that has precipitated a fight.

The U.S. Attorney calls him a "violent predator" and gang member, responsible for murder and drug dealing. Wednesday the predator was sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison.

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Several members of what is described as the most violent drug trafficking gang in Western New York have been taken off the streets.

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More money is on its way from Albany to help combat violence on the streets of Buffalo.

Crackdown continues on gang activity

Apr 10, 2013
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More arrests were made Wednesday as local law enforcement officers continue their crackdown on gang activity in Buffalo.

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A federal grand jury has returned three superseding indictments as a result of the ongoing investigation into criminal gangs on Buffalo's East Side.