CRIME & SAFETY
Brother charged with murder in fatal head-on crash that killed his sister, 2 juveniles
Evan R. Klink was charged with three counts of second-degree murder.
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.
Man Arraigned on Murder and Weapon Charges
(WNY News Now) – A 36-year-old resident of Buffalo, faced arraignment before Buffalo City Court Judge Andrew C. LoTempio. He is charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree for the alleged shooting of a 28-year-old male on September 12, 2023.
Four time felon pleads guilty to new charges, fined $8 million
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A four-time convicted felon pleaded guilty to new drug and gun charges Thursday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Ivan Morales, 48, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine and being a felon in possession of firearms. In October 2022, authorities say […]
Two men arrested following disturbance at Buffalo mosque
Buffalo Police arrested two men on Wednesday following threats of violence made against individuals at a mosque on the 1900 block of Genesee Street. Read more here:
Erie County Sheriff wants a new helicopter
Buffalo neighbors’ argument leads to gun charge
Police say they found dozens of rounds of ammunition.
Police looking for information in connection to deadly crash on Route 400
West Seneca police are looking for information in connection to a deadly crash on Route 400 around 1 a.m. on September 9.
U.S. Marshals Operation Nets 65 Fugitives in Buffalo
U.S. – During the latest phase of Operation North Star III (ONS III), the U.S. Marshals Service successfully arrested 4,455 violent fugitives across the United States. In Buffalo, New York, local task forces collaborated to apprehend 65 fugitives, seize two firearms, and clear over 70 violent warrants. ONS III...
Upstate New York Woman Dies After Falling From Moving Truck On Thruway
New York State Police are asking for help as they investigate the death of a 32-year-old woman who died after falling from a moving vehicle. On Tuesday, New York State Police troopers who patrol the New York State Thruway looked into the death of a woman. Fatal Incident After Woman...
Erie County DA John Flynn to Discuss Tops Tragedy and Prosecutor's Role at International Meeting
John J. Flynn, the Erie County District Attorney, is set to speak at the International Association of Prosecutors' (IAP) 28th General Meeting in London. He will discuss the response of his office to a mass shooting at Tops Friendly Markets in Buffalo, New York. The incident, which was racially motivated, led to ten fatalities and three injuries.
26-Year-Old Tonawanda Man Arrested for Attempted Murder After Stabbing Near Burger King
Authorities in Tonawanda have arrested a 26-year-old man, Adrian Bayley, in connection with a stabbing incident near a local Burger King. Bayley has been charged with attempted second-degree murder after officers responding to a call found a 51-year-old man seriously wounded with stab injuries to the abdomen on Delaware Street.
Springville woman pleads guilty to arson charge
A Springville woman has pleaded guilty to an arson charge for setting fire to apartment complex in January.
DA won’t oppose release of names from fatal on-campus stabbing case
The Erie County District Attorney’s Office won’t oppose a motion from the family of Tyler Lewis to unseal the names of those involved in Lewis’ death by stabbing, a spokesperson for the DA’s office said. A State Supreme Court judge will now decide whether to release...
Woman shot on Woltz Avenue Tuesday night
Police responded to Woltz Avenue around 8:30 p.m.
Woman Trapped in Restroom Retrieving Apple Watch Saved; Bear Intrusion Disrupts Doughnut Delivery in Alaska
A woman in Michigan found herself in an odd predicament when her Apple Watch fell into a public restroom. This sparked a unique rescue mission from the local Michigan State Police Department.
‘A trial will be a teachable moment for America’: Death penalty still on the table for racist Tops gunman
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Department of Justice is closer to making a decision on whether to pursue the death penalty for the racist who killed 10 Black shoppers and injured three employees inside the East Side Tops on May 14, 2022. The DOJ and attorneys for gunman Payton...
Buffalo firefighters battle blaze on Vermont Street
Massive Amount Of Illegal Weapons Found In Buffalo, New York
The illegal gun trade in New York has been a program for several years. It seems that no matter what new laws Albany puts into effect, there has been no shortage of guns hitting our streets. Just when you may have thought things were improving, officers from the Buffalo Police...
Naked Man in New York State Charged With Trespassing at New Bills Stadium
Bills fans have a lot to be excited about as we enter a new N.F.L. season. Not only is "New York state's only professional football team" expected to be one of the league's top contenders this year, but development on a nearly $2 billion new stadium is now underway as well.