Jeff Rinaldo

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

It's been a long time coming. Buffalo Police have been headquartered out of the same building at Franklin and Church streets since the 1930s. On Friday, their new HQ opens to officers and the public.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

The Buffalo Police Department has started moving out of its longtime home at Church and Franklin streets. Crews began moving furniture and equipment in large trucks Monday morning.

Chris Caya / WBFO

A “suicidal man” in his mid 30s was shot by a Buffalo Police officer in the 600 block of McKinley Parkway Friday afternoon.

Google Maps

The vast construction job on the Skyway is complicating access to the always-popular Italian Heritage Festival, which starts Thursday.

The investigation continues into an alleged shooting and the police chase that followed it, ending with one man dead and another injured.

Marian Hetherly / WBFO News

While many were wearing green during Sunday's St. Patrick Day parade, 26 patrol officers from Buffalo's B District were wearing body cameras for the first time, with mixed results according to the department.

Following an early morning house fire on Manhattan Avenue in the City of Buffalo, one woman is dead, her daughter burned, and the man she lived with – a "person of interest” – is in critical condition.

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

9,000 tickets have been distributed for the new USS Little Rock’s commissioning ceremony on Saturday. That will mean long lines, wait times, and tight security in cold temperatures. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning to attend.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A benefit will be held in Buffalo on Thursday, November 16 in honor of the late Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. Proceeds from the event will support the division in which Lehner served for many years.

Google Maps

Buffalo Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened outside an Allentown bar early Friday morning.

He was remembered as a man who lived by the values of his careers in the military and Buffalo Police Department. And as one of those speaking at his funeral put it, Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner is a hero not because of how he died but because of how he lived.


Chris Caya / WBFO News

In a world of high-tech searches, Buffalo Police are continuing to apply the knowledge of decades of experience working on and around the Niagara River, as the search for Officer Craig Lehner continues into a fifth day.

Search for missing police diver continues

Oct 15, 2017
Buffalo Police Department

The search for missing Buffalo Police diver Craig Lehner continued on Monday. Though unsuccessful, police vowed to pick up the search again on Tuesday.

Buffalo Police diver still missing

Oct 14, 2017
Michael Mroziak / WBFO News

A Buffalo Police officer who disappeared during a diving training session in the Niagara River is still missing.

Michael Mroziak / WBFO News

A massive search effort was set to continue overnight for a Buffalo Police diver missing in the waters of the Niagara River. 

Avery Schneider / WBFO News

One of two long-awaited police substations in the City of Buffalo got its first major test this holiday weekend, and visitors to the city’s waterfront saw the benefit.


File photo

The relationship between Buffalo’s minority communities and the police is strained and a recent decision to buy rifles for officers has amplified that divide.


Daniela Porat

Last fall, Investigative Post exposed the subpar training Buffalo police receive in the use of force and firearms, the exact kind of training needed to prevent a Ferguson-type tragedy. Those concerns have grown in the wake of the deaths of two men of color, Wardel Davis in February and Jose Hernandez-Rossy last week, after encounters with police.


Online Screen Grab / WBFO News

The Buffalo Police Department is making moves to better equip its officers.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

Summer vacation is over for thousands of children across the region and the AAA and local law enforcement are reminding motorists that "School's Open, Drive Carefully."