Crime

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At the same time that an Erie County Sheriff's Deputy caught on a police body camera bloodying a tailgater at a Bills game appeared in court , the county has decided to push forward with a police body camera program. The Erie County Legislature voted to approve $600,000 of its...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
May 16, 2019 - 7:56 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - One man is dead following a homicide on Wednesday night on Buffalo's east side. Buffalo Police confirmed that the 44-year-old died at the scene. The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. in the 100 block of Grimes Street. Anyone with information should call or text 847-2255.
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Sincere E. Wiley (Photo via Niagara County Sheriff's Office)
May 13, 2019 - 6:41 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Niagara County arrested a Lockport woman after she led them on a high-speed pursuit over the weekend. The Niagara County Sheriff's Office said Sincere E. Wiley, 27, was arrested in a yard on Green Street after a high-speed pursuit that lasted about ten minutes. It...
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Allan Harris
May 12, 2019 - 5:44 am
(WBEN/AP) Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars with service dogs, AIDS patients and inmates with babies. Clark made her initial report...
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May 11, 2019 - 6:36 am
RANDOLPH, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Randolph arrested two people after a DWI accident. State Police said they responded to Pete's Place on Friday after a truck crashed into the restaurant and injured one of the customers there. The truck was driven by 37-year-old Debra Ralph who's from Nova Scotia...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
May 11, 2019 - 6:11 am
Sunday morning Update: Latest update on that double shooting in Buffalo on Friday. The police now say two men were hit near Genesee Street and Burgard Place just after 9PM. A 28-year old man and a 29-year old man are both in stable condition now at ECMC. Anyone with information is asked to call the...
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May 09, 2019 - 6:45 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police on Thursday confirmed the death of a man after a shooting on Wednesday night on the city's east side. The victim, 49, died after a shooting before 8:30 p.m. on Cornwall Avenue. Anyone with information is asked to call 847-2255.
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A woman leaves flowers on a growing memorial across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., on Monday, April 29, 2019. A gunman opened fire on Saturday, April 27 as dozens of people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue. (AP Photo/Greg Bull)
April 30, 2019 - 3:52 am
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The lone suspect in a fatal attack on a Southern California synagogue was a star scholar, athlete and musician whose embrace of white supremacy and anti-Semitism has dumbfounded his family and others who thought they knew him well. John T. Earnest, 19, made the dean's list both...
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April 21, 2019 - 6:09 am
(WBEN/AP) An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader. Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harbored someone who was...
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Garage fire on Cleveland Ave in Elmwood Village allegedly started by Nathan Wasyl. April 9, 2019 WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nathan Wasyl, the man who allegedly set fire to five garages in Buffalo's Elmwood Village on Tuesday, will undergo a forensic exam to determine his mental competency for a potential trial. Judge Andrew LoTempio ordered the forensic exam after initially showing skepticism over...
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