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After taking his oath to become the new Erie County District Attorney, John Flynn spoke of more emphasis on compassion by his office. This includes a desire to bring to downtown Buffalo what is known as the Innocence Project, which works to identify and exonerate individuals wrongly convicted of a crime.


As terrorism-related charges move forward against a Lackawanna man, both prosecutors and defense attorneys will be focusing on the evidence and circumstances  in an effort to prove their case. Arafat Nagi , 44, is facing charges of providing material support and resources, namely personnel, to a foreign terrorist organization, ISIL.


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Armed with search warrants, investigators are conducting raids at the homes of three key political figures in Western New York.

Expert insight into the case against Skelos

May 5, 2015
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A Buffalo attorney is shedding some light on the federal corruption case against New York's top Republican.  Prosecutors claim Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos used his office for financial gains. 

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Tammy Schueler says she would have loved to hear the jury find Dr. James Corasanti guilty. But with the wrongful death lawsuit involving her daughter Alix Rice ending in a settlement, Schueler says she's moving forward.

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Attorneys for both sides in Dr. James Corasanti's civil trial  presented their opening statements to the jury Monday.

Obama nominates Vilardo to be federal judge

Feb 4, 2015
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President Barack Obama has nominated local attorney Lawrence Vilardo to become a federal court judge for the Western District of New York.

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Buffalo trial attorney Terry Connors spoke with WBFO live Friday morning to provide insight into the corruption case against New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the legal process ahead.

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The lawyer for disgraced and resigned Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak is attacking the Albany Times-Union newspaper for reporting what it says is videotape of behavior by the former Cheektowaga Democrat.

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants police interrogations of suspects to be recorded and he's putting up $1 million in state funding to encourage it.