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Local law enforcement is linking up to to stop Buffalo's surge of gun crime, which has killed 10 people in June and July.

U.S. Attorney James Kennedy and the Buffalo U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office have announced the largest marijuana seizure in Peace Bridge history.

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A Williamsville pain specialist, who had been accused of causing six overdose deaths, has admitted to unlawfully prescribing painkillers over the course of a decade. 


A lawyer assisting a Grand Island man sentenced to five years in prison for voicemails he left for two Republican members of Congress said the man maintains his messages were not meant as threats.

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A man who ran a sex trafficking operation out of his Buffalo home is facing a lengthy prison sentence.

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A Buffalo school teacher, who lives across the street from Williamsville South High School, has been busted and charged with drug dealing, mantaining a drug house and possession of guns to aid drug trafficking. Authorities say Michael Masecchia also had homemade explosives.

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It took a federal court jury around 90 minutes to convict Grand Island resident Carlos Bayon Wednesday of threatening two members of Congress.

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A former nurse at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has been charged with stealing high-level pain medications for her own use and, in some cases, replacing the prescription drugs with tap water.

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The owner of thousands of apartments across Western New York has been indicted in a major fraud scheme.

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A substitute teacher and coach at a Cheektowaga high school has been charged with possession of child pornography.

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As New York heads perhaps towards a future of regulated recreational marijuana, it calls into question the unique status of Native American reservations. States can pass marijuana laws, but can tribes do the same?

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The son and nephew of Western New York developer Robert Morgan, as well as two Buffalo-area men, have been charged in what the U.S. Attorney’s office calls a "multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme."

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Five individuals have been indicted on charges they distributed heroin and fentanyl that led directly to the overdose deaths of six individuals. Two superseding indictments were announced Friday by the US Attorney in Buffalo.

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Authorities say a 28-year-old Syracuse man has pleaded guilty to threatening to kill a U.S. congressman and his family over net neutrality.

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A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to providing the fentanyl-laced heroin that took the life of two users.

The U.S. Justice Department on Friday announced that Buffalo-based Catholic Health System has agreed to pay $6 million dollars to settle a complaint alleging it billed federal health care programs for unnecessary services over a seven-year period.

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A Buffalo man, charged with selling two fatal heroin mixture overdoses, could face life in prison.