John Flynn

Tom Puckett
June 20, 2018 - 6:20 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says while creepy, the alleged actions of a priest will not result in a charge.. "We have looked into it, and the alleged conduct did not rise to the level of criminal conduct," says Flynn in the case of a priest accused by a girl of...
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Tom Puckett
June 19, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man admits his role in a deadly shooting in the city's Allentown section. 30-year-old Jeremy Wright of Buffalo pleaded guilty before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio to Murder in the Second Degree, in connection with the shooting of 37-year-old Saleem Merukeb...
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Tom Puckett
June 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Erie County DA's office says it will have its Special Investigations and Prosecutions (SIP) Bureau look into the Erie County Water Authority. This after a scalding report by the state's Authorities Bureau office. Flynn says the SIP bureau investigates matters of public...
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Tom Puckett
May 21, 2018 - 12:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A man who started a fire on a couch that spread to the rest of an apartment complex has been sentenced to five years probation. 30- year-old Brandon Adler must also pay a $5,000 fine. Last July 30th, Adler started a couch in his apartment on fire, which spread throughout the...
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Tom Puckett
May 18, 2018 - 12:40 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A man has been convicted of being the getaway driver in the May 2016 shooting at the Anchor Bar. Gregory Ramos was found guilty of second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of Freddie Dizon at the Anchor Bar two years ago. Ramos drover...
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Mike Baggerman
March 20, 2018 - 5:07 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced a new initiative on Tuesday called the "School Critical Incident Initiative". With around 30 school districts in Erie County, Flynn said he will assign one assistant district attorney to each school district, similar to the...
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Dave Debo
March 20, 2018 - 7:36 am
(WBEN) On the day the Buffalo Diocese is expected to release the names of priests accused of abuse, in Albany there are some hints that action may happen on a child victims act at any time. With all the attention recently given claims of abuse by priests, at least one state senator says it is...
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Tom Puckett
March 06, 2018 - 2:23 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man has been sentenced after being convicted of murder in a 2013 shooting. 36-year-old Leron Bailey of Buffalo was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to 65 years to life in prison. On June 24, 2013, Bailey fired multiple shots into a vehicle...
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Tom Puckett
March 06, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga man will be in jail for the next six years for a deadly hit and run last summer. 37-year-old Paul Hintermeier pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident causing death earlier this year. On August 11, 2017, at around midnight,...
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Tom Puckett
February 22, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A truck driver from Ballston Spa pleads guilty to second degree manslaughter for causing a chain reaction pileup on the Thruway that took the life of a UB professor. 27-year-old Kristofer Gregorek pleaded guilty Thursday before Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns. Back in...
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