US Attorney William Hochul

TWC News

Federal and local authorities on Wednesday released more information about the man charged with the robbery and homicide at a Xerox federal credit union outside Rochester more than a decade ago.

The U.S. Attorney calls him a "violent predator" and gang member, responsible for murder and drug dealing. Wednesday the predator was sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison.

Rochester man pleads guilty in terror case

Aug 12, 2016
WXXI-FM

A Rochester man accused of a terrorist-inspired plan to kill people in Rochester on New Year's Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

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A Cheektowaga man has been arrested after threatening to kill President Obama and others.

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A former Sisters of Charity Hospital nurse has been arrested and charged with stealing pain medications from the hospital. 54-year-old Leyla Samadi, formerly of Buffalo, was charged with illegally obtaining controlled substances.

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A former Amherst resident is accused of a 'murder for hire' scheme.  56-year-old Debra Arno was arrested for attempting to have her ex-husband and his family murdered.  

Federal experts host data security seminar

Apr 29, 2015
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Local business owners and leaders learned more Wednesday about threats against data security, and how they can protect their own interests as well as those of their customers.

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The manager of a Rochester convenience store is behind bars on allegations he was promoting terrorism by trying to send people to Syria to fight with the militant group ISIS.

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A 30-year-old tow truck manager has admitted to taking part in a 'pay to play' scheme of bribing Buffalo Police officers.

Crackdown continues on gang activity

Apr 10, 2013
WBFO File Photo

More arrests were made Wednesday as local law enforcement officers continue their crackdown on gang activity in Buffalo.

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A man arrested for involvement in a local Ponzi scheme could face new charges for attempting to influence a judge before sentencing.

James Lagona faces up to 20 years in prison after helping to cheat 90 investors out of nearly 6 million dollars. New allegations claim that Lagona attempted to influence US Attorney William Hochul before sentencing.

The investigation into that charge continues.