gangs Buffalo man pleads guilty in Lisbon Avenue 'drug/gang' murder By Mike Desmond • Aug 26, 2019 Mike Desmond / WBFO News 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 By WBFO Newsroom • Apr 14, 2019 WBFO News File Photo Young people in Buffalo were encouraged Saturday to choose a different path when it comes to gun violence. Triple shooting prompts community center changes By Mike Desmond • Mar 13, 2019 Mike Desmond / WBFO News 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. Listen Listening... / 1:14 WBFO's Mike Desmond reports Buffalo gang members sentenced to prison, as crackdown continues By Mark Wozniak & Marian Hetherly • Oct 16, 2018 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. Gang member sentenced to 50 years in federal prison By Associated Press • Sep 11, 2018 A member of a gang that specialized in robbing drug dealers in Buffalo has been sentenced to 50 years in federal prison. Buffalo Public Schools considering moving St. Lawrence adult ed program to Riverside By Mike Desmond • Dec 26, 2017 Mike Desmond / WBFO News 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. 'Violent predator' sentenced for murders, drugs By Marian Hetherly • Aug 18, 2016 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. Authorities round up members of gang tied to City Grill shootings By Chris Caya • Jul 24, 2014 Chris Caya/WBFO News Several members of what is described as the most violent drug trafficking gang in Western New York have been taken off the streets. Funding restored for violence prevention program By Omar Fetouh • Feb 6, 2014 nysenate.gov More money is on its way from Albany to help combat violence on the streets of Buffalo. Crackdown continues on gang activity By Mark Scott & Ashley Hassett • Apr 10, 2013 WBFO File Photo More arrests were made Wednesday as local law enforcement officers continue their crackdown on gang activity in Buffalo. Members of two East Side gangs indicted for alleged criminal activity By Chris Caya • Mar 21, 2013 Chris Caya/WBFO News A federal grand jury has returned three superseding indictments as a result of the ongoing investigation into criminal gangs on Buffalo's East Side.