Crime

March 24, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating a pair of fatal shootings that happened hours apart Saturday night and Sunday morning. The first incident happened just before 11:00 Saturday night in first block of Eller Avenue on the city's east side. Responding officers found a 31 year-old...
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March 17, 2019 - 9:34 am
(WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating an overnight shooting that occurred in the 1700 block of Elmwood Avenue just before 1:30am. BPD Dep Commissioner Joe Gramaglia Police say some type of fight happened inside The Foundry Suites during a large gathering or party. Two males were struck by gunfire...
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Buffalo Police Department (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
March 15, 2019 - 9:12 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that happened on Thursday night in Buffalo. A 27-year-old man was shot before 10:30 p.m. near East Delavan and Fisher Street. He was taken to ECMC, where he's in stable condition. Anyone with information is asked to call or text 847...
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North Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) - Police in North Tonawanda say they have arrested two people in connection with a Wednesday night robbery, but have not indicated if the pair have been involved in a string of other robberies across the Tonawandas and Amherst. North Tonawanda police arrested Justin...
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March 09, 2019 - 6:13 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police say one teenager is dead and two others are injured following a triple shooting in Buffalo. Police report the victims were shot around 10 p.m. Friday near the North Buffalo Community Center. Police say about 50 people were attending a party at the community center at...
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March 07, 2019 - 6:16 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - A bold crime unfolded Wednesday evening as a Buffalo Police patrol vehicle was stolen and then crashed along South Park Avenue at Marilla Street. WKBW cameras captured images of the crash shortly after it occurred and a suspect was taken into custody by Buffalo Police. It...
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March 01, 2019 - 2:19 pm
ELLICOTTVILLE, N.Y. (WBEN) - New York State Police said a student at Ellicottville Central Schools under the age of 14 was arrested after a threatening note was found in the school which prompted a lockdown. Police said no credible threat exists. Charges are pending and police said a criminal...
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Brian Mazurowski
February 28, 2019 - 10:37 am
(WBEN) - A North Tonawanda man faked his own abduction in order to avoid paying his share in a Super Bowl squares pool. State Police say that 60 year old Robert Brandel is charged with Scheme to Defraud in the first degree and Falsely Reporting an Incident third degree after troopers found him in...
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February 22, 2019 - 7:09 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - An 18-year-old girl has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for her part in the beating and stabbing death of her step-grandfather in his western New York home. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn calls Thomas Heath's murder "by a young girl who he loved" one of...
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February 17, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Town of Conewango, NY (WBEN) Seven people are facing multiple charges after being arrested by the Southern Tier Regional Task Force on Friday. Authorities say that they executed a search warrant at 138 Williams Street in the Town of Conewango and discovered over a half ounce of crystal...
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