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Erie County's top prosecutor is appealing an appellate court decision that reversed the murder conviction of a man found guilty of killing his then-girlfriend's 5-year-old son.

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It's an approach that is expanding across the state. A driver who faces a second felony DWI conviction, faces the loss of the car.


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A young man stands accused of attempting to shoot a Buffalo Police Officer in the city’s Schiller Park neighborhood, and his actions have taking on a greater significance.

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A Buffalo man faces up to 15 years in jail after pleading guilty Wednesday to felony possession of a weapon. Arthur Jordan, 22, also faces separate federal charges of threatening police officers on social media.

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Saying he wants to change what he sees as a culture of corruption and overspending in the office, former Assistant District Attorney Mark Sacha has his sights set on becoming Erie County’s top legal watchdog.

Medical disorder helps woman beat DWI charge

Apr 23, 2016
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A woman in Hamburg charged with a DWI in 2014 has beat the charge with a rare medical disorder.

Whenever police are asked about where illegal guns come from, they talk about them coming in from other states with limited or no sales restrictions or sales at gun shows. They also talk about guns stolen after deaths or when the owner is in a hospital or nursing home. Now there is a push to make sure unguarded guns become guarded.


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Two men pleaded innocent yesterday in State Supreme Court to charges growing out of the death of a 16-year-old in a boating incident last June.


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A hopeful message that progress can be achieved in the battle against gun violence emerged during a Tuesday night meeting in the University district. Panelists say a key is engagement, especially with young people.