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As the lawsuit for the death of India Cummings enters the discovery phase, more details are expected to become public about what a state Commission of Correction report calls a "homicide due to medical neglect."


With the India Cummings death shifting toward a criminal investigation, a crowd turned out Thursday night in the Delavan Grider Community Center to discuss the case.

Four men who were the subject of a police manhunt Tuesday night are believed to have left the Southtowns and there is no longer any imminent danger to residents, according to police.

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

The state agency that investigates inmate deaths is out with scathing findings in the death of India Cummings, the 27-year-old Lackawanna woman who died in the custody of the Erie County Holding Center in February 2016.

WBFO's Mike Desmond

A year after India Cummings died at Erie County Medical Center, protestors were at the door of the Erie County Holding Center protesting her death and demanding changes. The lawyer for her family says the cause of death after 17 days in the Holding Center are now clear.

WBFO News file photo

The Monday death of a 10-year-old South Buffalo Charter School student from Lackawanna is being called a "tragic accident."

A Lackawanna dispute over pay for the city police chief is now going to be thrashed in  State Supreme Court.

Lackawanna Man Charged for Wife's Murder

Jul 11, 2015
Photo from Lackawanna Police Department

Lackawanna Police have arrested Daniel Whiting, 27, Saturday morning at Erie County Medical Center for the murder of his wife Ashley Whiting, 21.