Buffalo Police Department

Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 13, 2019 - 2:17 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Exactly one year following the shooting death of Pito Rivera , the family has filed a lawsuit against Buffalo Police and the two individual officers involved in Rivera's death. Pito Rivera was shot by police on September 12, 2018, and no charges were filed by the district attorney'...
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Brendan Keany
August 21, 2019 - 3:14 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Wednesday marked the official opening of the police substation within the Broadway Market. Mayor Byron Brown stood with several police officials to discuss the $550,000 facility. "This 1,200 square-foot building is part of our overall plan to continue to make the City of Buffalo...
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August 18, 2019 - 2:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Authorities in Buffalo say a woman's body was found inside an apartment following a police standoff with a man charged in another death. WKBW reports that 24-year-old Charles Jones surrendered Friday after police responded to reports of a man barricaded in a Jefferson...
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July 01, 2019 - 1:56 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo provided an update on the two weekend homicides that left a 16-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man dead. The victims were a part of separate and unconnected shootings, according to Rinaldo, as the 16 year old was killed following...
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June 29, 2019 - 12:53 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police say a 16 year old Buffalo male was was shot and killed Friday night on Oakmont Avenue. The victim was transported to ECMC with serious injuries and later declared deceased. Police say the incident happened just after 7:30pm Friday night in the 200 block of...
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June 16, 2019 - 7:57 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo police say two officers were injured when they were struck by an ATV at approximately 5:30pm Sunday evening. Police say the incident happened in the vicinity of Fillmore Avenue & Best Street. The two officers, who were on bike patrol for the Juneteenth Festival...
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June 13, 2019 - 10:11 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown was all smiles at the Corporate Challenge Thursday night as he talked-up two major downtown development projects that hit major milestones this week. "It shows that there's great development interest in downtown Buffalo", said Mayor Brown as he told...
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June 03, 2019 - 11:06 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday night. Police say the incident happened at approximately 8:15pm near the intersection of Genesee Street and Nevada Avenue. No other vehicles were involved. Buffalo police accident investigators say...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man on Thursday morning. The original call was about a car that crashed into a home on East Amherst Street near Suffolk. Soon after, it was learned that a shooting preceded the crash. A 31 year old Buffalo man...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:54 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police are investigating a report of an assault and stabbing in the 100 block of Longnecker St early Monday morning. The victim suffered serious burns to his face and arms as well as a stab wound to his back. A suspect was taken into custody. According to police, the...
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