Crime

Kodiak Black
Kodiak Black/AP Photo
WBEN Newsroom
March 12, 2020 - 6:00 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Rapper Kodak Black pleaded guilty Thursday to a weapons charge stemming from a stop at the Canadian border crossing near Niagara Falls last April.
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Texas De Brazil restaurant at Walden Galleria
WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - An accidental shooting inside the Texas de Brazil restaurant at the Walden Galleria Thursday evening.
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Yasin Abdu Sabur. March 3, 2020 (Pool Photo)
Yasin Abdu Sabur. March 3, 2020 (Pool Photo)
Mike Baggerman
March 03, 2020 - 10:26 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police have arrested a man who allegedly committed the gruesome murder of Terry Lynn Bills in 2015.
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Cheektowaga shooting
Photo courtesy WIVB @News4Buffalo
WBEN Newsroom
March 01, 2020 - 2:39 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning inside the 7-11 at 475 French Road.
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WBEN Newsroom
March 01, 2020 - 12:14 pm
Tuscarora Reservation, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriffs and Lewiston Police are investigating a home invasion
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Confiscated Drugs
US Attorney's Office
WBEN Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 4:26 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The U.S. Attorney along with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies announced Tuesday the culmination of a major narcotics investigation that stretched from Buffalo to California and Mexico. The investigation resulted in the seizure of hundreds of thousands of...
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Body cameras used by Buffalo Police. November 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
February 25, 2020 - 12:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York State Police say they plan to go forward with a body camera pilot program for state troopers, a move that would change the agency’s status as one of the few primary state law enforcement agencies in the nation without body or dashboard cameras. Kevin Bruen, first...
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Dalvon Curry
U.S. Attorney's Office
WBEN Newsroom
February 24, 2020 - 7:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Saying, “Today’s verdict brings to an end the reign of terror", U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that, following a six-week trial, a federal jury has convicted CBL/BFL Gang member Dalvon Curry, 23, of Buffalo, NY, of murder in aid of racketeering; racketeering and...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse as jury deliberations continue in his rape trial, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
WBEN Newsroom
February 24, 2020 - 12:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of rape and sexual assault against two women and and was immediately handcuffed and led off to jail, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. The 67-year-old Weinstein had a look of...
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In this courtroom drawing, Harvey Weinstein, center, sits at the defense table surrounded by his attorneys as jurors file out of the courtroom after being told by the judge to go back and keep deliberating in Weinstein's rape case, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York. Earlier they sent out a note saying they were deadlocked on two charges. Attorney Gloria Allred, foreground left, is seated in the gallery behind Weinstein. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
WBEN Newsroom
February 24, 2020 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday at his sexual assault trial, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of the #MeToo movement. He was found guilty of criminal sex act for assaulting production assistant Mimi Haleyi at his apartment in 2006...
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