Two people rescued in Lake Erie by Coast Guard, Air 1
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — Two people were rescued by the US Coast Guard and Air 1 after reports of a vessel in distress on Lake Erie, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday. According to the sheriff’s office, the US Coast Guard and Air 1 responded to a “vessel in distress with two people overboard” […]
Springville Woman Pleads Guilty to Arson in Apartment Blaze
A Springville woman recently pleaded guilty to a Class B felony count of 2nd-degree arson in connection with a January blaze at an apartment building in the village. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced this week that 37-year-old Sara Lilley entered her plea to the sole count in the indictment against her on Thursday, September 14th. Lilley, who lived in the Springbook Apartments on North Buffalo Street, intentionally set the fire on January 23rd, causing damage to multiple apartment units. No injuries were reported, but several residents were displaced. Lilley, who continues to be held without bail, faces up to 25 years in state prison. Sentencing is scheduled for November 1st.
U.S. Coast Guard and Air 1 Conduct Nighttime Rescue of Two Overboard Crew Members in Lake Erie
A nighttime rescue operation was conducted by the Coast Guard and Erie County's Air 1 over Lake Erie. An SOS call from a sailboat sparked the mobilization, leading to the rescue of two overboard crew members.
'Bike Path Killer' Altemio Sanchez dies at the age of 65
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Altemio Sanchez, the man known as the "Bike Path Killer" has died at the age of 65. The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision confirmed his death to 7 News Friday evening. DOCCS said Sanchez was pronounced dead just before 3 p.m....
Nearly three dozen dogs taken from Buffalo home
Charges are pending against a person who signed over nearly three dozen dogs and a cat to the SPCA Serving Erie County after a mandated reporting agency checked on the condition of the home in Buffalo.
'Bike Path Rapist', Altemio Sanchez dies in prison
Altemio Sanchez, also known as the “Bike Path Rapist”, has died while serving a 75 year-to-life sentence for the murders of three women in the Buffalo area. Read more here:
34 dogs, including puppies, rescued from 'deplorable conditions'
According to the SPCA, the dogs are urine-soaked and some are so matted they can barely walk or see. Some of the dogs may also be pregnant.
Two Boaters on Lake Erie Rescued in Combined Effort by US Coast Guard and Erie County's Air 1
Two boaters encountered danger on Lake Erie but were safely rescued thanks to the combined efforts of the US Coast Guard and Erie County's helicopter, Air 1. The rescue effort was initiated in response to a distress signal from a vessel near the coast of Hamburg. The signal was sent when the boaters were about three miles offshore.
Erie County Executive Hopeful Casilio Stirs Controversy Over Association with Anti-Government Group
Chrissy Casilio, Republican candidate for Erie County Executive, is in hot water for attending an event organized by an anti-government group. Opponent Mark Poloncarz used this opportunity to criticize Casilio's association with such groups.
34 dogs rescued from ‘deplorable’ conditions
"They are urine-soaked and some are so matted they can barely walk or see," the SPCA wrote.
Two Men Charged with Disruption of Religious Service in Buffalo
BUFFALO, NY – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced that Davious Kapinski, 31,… The post Two Men Charged with Disruption of Religious Service in Buffalo appeared first on Shore News Network.
Erie County SPCA Rescues 34 Dogs in Poor Conditions from Buffalo Property
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Serving Erie County executed a rescue mission last Friday. They saved a total of 34 dogs, including newborn puppies, that were living in a Buffalo property under poor conditions.
Weekly Safety Report: Arson, Shooting, Missing Person, and More in Erie County, New York
This week in Erie County, New York, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a woman pleading guilty to arson, a man being sentenced for a fatal shooting, a former Buffalo Bills player going missing after his mother's murder, a woman being arrested for possessing weapons during a mental health call, a man pleading guilty to a fatal shooting, and a man being arrested for petit larceny.
More than 30 dogs rescued from a home in Erie County
34 dogs are now at the Erie County SPCA after they received a tip that animals were in a home with poor living conditions.
Casilio defends speaking to organization designated as ‘antigovernment’ group by Southern Poverty Law Center
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Republican Erie County Executive candidate Chrissy Casilio is under fire from her incumbent opponent Mark Poloncarz after appearing at a campaign event hosted in part by a group that the Southern Poverty Law Center describes as an “antigovernment movement.” Casilio spoke in front of a group in Blasdell and answered audience […]
SPCA in Erie County Rescues 34 Dogs and a Cat Amid Concerns of Increased Animal Neglect
SPCA Serving Erie County rescued 34 dogs and a cat from a local residence on a tip-off of neglect. Investigation reveals a rising trend in animal neglect cases, seemingly correlated with increased evictions.
Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Multiple Counts of Robbery and Burglary
(WNY News Now) – A 25-year-old Buffalo resident, has pleaded guilty to a string of violent crimes, including nine counts of Robbery in the First Degree and one count of Burglary in the First Degree. The guilty plea comes after a series of armed robberies and burglaries targeting hotels and stores throughout Erie County.
Air 1, U.S. Coast Guard rescue 2 people fall overboard in Lake Erie
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Two people were rescued Friday in Lake Erie after going overboard and drifting away from their sail boat. The rescue took place past 7 p.m. Friday, with Air 1 the U.S. Coast Guard leading the effort, the Erie County Sheriff's Office confirmed Saturday. The vessel in...
Defendant pleads guilty to all 10 counts for targeting hotel clerks in armed robbery spree across Erie County
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced 25-year-old Abdi Kadir of Buffalo pleaded guilty this afternoon before Erie County Court Judge Suzanne Maxwell Barnes to nine counts of robbery in the first degree and one count of burglary in the first degree (class “B” violent felonies). The defendant pleaded guilty, as charged, to all counts in the indictment against him.