Crime

US Attorney JP Kennedy highlights human trafficking awareness month in Buffalo. January 28, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
US Attorney JP Kennedy highlights human trafficking awareness month in Buffalo. January 28, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 28, 2020 - 3:59 pm
The push for prosecution of human trafficking comes during the waning days of human trafficking awareness month where authorities are highlighting the importance of debunking myths associated with human trafficking
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WBEN Newsroom
January 28, 2020 - 9:35 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man has plead guilty after a hit-and-run crash in 2017 that injured another driver.
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Kenneth Achtyl arrives in court
WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
WBEN Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 8:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Former Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken Achtyl was sentenced on Thursday evening to 150 hours of community service and will pay more than $1,000 in fines following his brutality conviction of Nicholas Belsito outside a Bills tailgate in December 2017.
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Chris Collins
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WBEN Newsroom
January 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
New York (WBEN) - Prosecutors are asking a Federal judge in New York City for the maximum sentencing allowable in the securities fraud case against former Congressman Chris Collins. In a filing released Monday, prosecutors say, "The applicable sentencing range for Congressman Collins under the...
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Neil McManus
January 12, 2020 - 12:22 pm
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) Niagara Falls Police are investigating the discovery of a body Saturday night in a burned car. Authorities say that the body was burned beyond recognition as crews were dispatched for a vehicle fire at the Hooker Docks area on Buffalo Avenue at about 9:00 p.m. Police say...
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Nathaniel Baker
WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 10:19 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was arrested and charged with second degree murder after he killed a two-year-old child on Tuesday. DA John Flynn and Captain Jeff Rinaldo are announcing the arraignment of 23-year-old Nathaniel Baker for 2nd Degree murder. It’s alleged that Baker beat 2-year-...
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Former Rep. Chris Collins
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WBEN Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 6:27 am
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) — Lawyers for Chris Collins say the ex-U.S. congressman is humbled and remorseful after pleading guilty to conspiracy in an insider trading scheme and should face no time behind bars. The presentence submission on behalf of 69-year-old Christopher Collins was filed in Manhattan...
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NYS Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb/Ontario County Sheriff's Office
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WBEN Newsroom
January 07, 2020 - 7:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A Republican lawmaker charged with drunken driving blamed his wife for a New Year’s Eve crash and reportedly told a witness, “You know how women drive,” according to court documents released Tuesday. A breath test showed that Brian M. Kolb, who previously served as the top...
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Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Dr. Eugene Gosy arrives at the US Federal Courthouse in Buffalo ahead of his guilty plea on unlawful distribution of drugs and health care fraud. January 7, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 07, 2020 - 2:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Williamsville pain doctor accused of over-prescribing opioids to his patients more than ten years ago plead guilty to two crimes on the day that his lengthy trial was scheduled to begin. Dr. Eugene Gosy plead guilty in US District Court Tuesday to unlawful distribution of...
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Harvey Weinstein
Allan Harris
January 05, 2020 - 8:36 am
(WBEN/AP) More than two years after a wave of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein ushered in the #MeToo movement, the disgraced movie mogul faces another reckoning: a criminal trial that could him put him behind bars for the rest of his life. Jury selection is scheduled to start...
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