Law

Tom Puckett
December 13, 2017 - 1:37 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man has been sentenced to 1 2/3-5 years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian. 54 year old Wade Sanders pleaded guilty in October to Leaving the Scene of an Incident Resulting in Death. On May 26, 2017, at approximately 6:39 p.m., 60 year-old Arthur...
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Tom Puckett
December 01, 2017 - 12:42 pm
Attica, NY (WBEN) Attica and Alexander School Districts were in lockdown as Wyoming County Sheriff's Deputies searched for an inmate who escaped from court Friday morning. Deputies say 25-year-old Dylan Perry was in police custody after being arrested for criminal trespassing and aggravated...
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Allan Harris
November 26, 2017 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Las Vegas (along with the Buffalo Police and Erie County Sheriff's Department) are among scores of police departments across the country quietly using a highly secretive technology developed for the military that can track the whereabouts of...
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Tom Puckett
October 16, 2017 - 3:48 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man pleads guilty to manslaughter in a deadly stabbing last year. 29-year-old Raquise Bryant of Buffalo admitted to stabbing 29-year-old Raheem Malone of Buffalo one time in the chest in the vicinity of 1780 Genesee Street on September 24, 2016. Bryant made the plea a...
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Tom Puckett
October 12, 2017 - 4:25 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) He was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday for the attempted murder and robbery of the owner of Zoe Restaurant a year ago. Christopher Boyd not only withdrew his plea, he fired his lawyer. Boyd faced 25 years to life for the shooting of Alex Pozantidis, who was carrying the day's...
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Tom Puckett
October 05, 2017 - 11:51 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An Elma man will spend the next four to 12 years in jail for the unintentional death of his friend. 20-year-old Jake Klocek pleaded guilty to manslaughter back in July. On November 6, 2016, at 101 Dorris Drive in Elma, Klocek, who was 19-years-old at the time, recklessly caused...
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Tom Puckett
September 21, 2017 - 1:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A town of Boston man pleads guilty to course of sexual conduct against a child after admitting to several encounters with a five year old child. 63-year-old David Stitt admitted to having oral sexual contact with a five-year-old child several times between June of 2016 and May of...
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Dave Debo
August 29, 2017 - 6:45 am
(WBEN) The Buffalo School Board is expected to name a replacement for Carl Paladino within the next two weeks putting Paladino's defense team on the clock to try and stop the effort, but the full lawsuit challenging Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia's ruling ousting him from the board doesn't have to be...
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Tom Puckett
August 15, 2017 - 11:57 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman has been sentenced to ten years in prison for the fatal stabbing of her daughter's father. Back in May, 19 year old Kearra Bailey pleaded guilty to stabbing 19-year-old Shaundez Davis, the father of her 1-year-old daughter, once in the back after an argument in...
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Neil McManus
August 06, 2017 - 10:41 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A man from Genesee County is facing weapons charges after a loaded weapon was discovered in his carry on bag at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Friday. According to authorities the man was going through the checkpoint screening process when officers spotted a .380...
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