Crime

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January 15, 2019 - 9:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police have arrested 30 year old Amber Lewis of Buffalo and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child in connection with Sunday night's pit bull attack of a young child on Watson Street. Police say Lewis is the dog's owner and tell us the pit bull has been...
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Felicia G. Horton of Medina (Photo via Niagara County Sheriff's Office)
January 12, 2019 - 9:42 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Medina woman was charged after she attempted to rob a Tops Market in the Town of Lockport. Felicia G. Horton, 32, allegedly tried to rob the Tops Market on Rochester Road on Friday. She was charged with Attempted Robbery in the Third Degree arraigned and remanded to the...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
January 04, 2019 - 7:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police said a male was struck by gunfire just before midnight Friday in the 500 block of Woodlawn Avenue. The male was struck in the arm though authorities said his injuries were non-life threatening. He was taken to ECMC. Anyone with information is asked call or text...
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Photo/Video via Hamburg PD
January 03, 2019 - 8:53 am
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police in Hamburg are looking for your help to identify a woman who allegedly stole a television from Walmart. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Thomas Boyer at 648-5118 extension 2608 or the confidential tip line at 648-5111 extension 2847.
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December 31, 2018 - 8:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-Carolyn Thompson) — After being locked up for 27 years for a murder he didn't commit, Valentino Dixon has shed the confines of prison in a big way, logging thousands of miles during his first few months of freedom to field questions about the artwork that got him and his...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One woman is dead after a shooting in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo Police are investigating the shooting the occurred Thursday evening just before 6:30PM. That's when police officers from the South District responded to the call in the first block of Stevenson Street. Police...
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December 23, 2018 - 1:42 pm
Town of Niagara, NY (WBEN) Niagara County Sheriffs are looking for assistance in locating a suspect in an early morning robbery Sunday. Deputies say that the male suspect entered the Sunoco gas station at 6730 Packard road just before 5:00 a.m., brandished a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect...
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December 19, 2018 - 7:58 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police said a 28-year-old man is dead after a shooting on Tuesday night on Wyoming Avenue. The shooting happened in the 200 block of Wyoming Avenue just before 5:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255
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Niagara Falls Police Department (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 15, 2018 - 6:12 am
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police said they conducted a raid on Friday night. The raid happened at Packard Court with the police and sheriff's office, ATF, and FBI. A search warrant was conducted by FBI, ATF, NFPD, and NCSO at Packard Court this evening. 1 suspect is currently in...
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Gladstone Street, where an officer-involved shooting occured on December 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Police shot and killed a man on Tuesday night after he reportedly charged at officers with a knife after a shoplifting incident in Buffalo's Black Rock section. Police announced on Wednesday night that Marcus Neil, 47, was shot and killed by Buffalo Police Officer...
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