An Ohio man wanted for kidnapping five children and their mother has been arrested in Cheektowaga.

A Wheatfield man jailed on a kidnapping charge has been released and a new suspect is behind bars.

Buffalo Police are investigating a kidnapping that occurred Wednesday night on the city's East Side.

A 27-year-old man will spend 35 years in prison after pleading guilty for kidnapping and torturing two University of Rochester students last December.

Lewiston man pleads not guilty to kidnap and torture

Oct 15, 2014
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A Niagara County Grand Jury has handed down a 122 count indictment against a Lewiston man accused of kidnapping and torture.  67-year-old Iver Phallen pleaded not guilty during his arraignment yesterday. 

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Investigators with Lewiston and state police believe more people may have suffered at the hands of Iver  "Jay" Phallen and they're asking for the public's help. 

Lewiston man accused of kidnapping, torturing woman

Sep 30, 2014

A Lewiston man faces a laundry list of charges connected with the alleged kidnapping and abuse of a Niagara County woman.