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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Devon Vanderwege has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for first degree manslaughter after admitting to the beating death of 2 year old Ethan Bigham while in his care. Earlier this year, Vanderwege admitted to beating Bigham to death last March, while staying at the family's...
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Toronto, ON (WBEN/AP) - The man allegedly behind Monday's van attack that killed 10 and seriously wounded several others has been formally charged in a Toronto courtroom. Alek Minassian, age 25, has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts attempted murder. Minassian showed...
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Tom Puckett
April 19, 2018 - 4:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 24-year-old Tong Rieang of Buffalo has been arraigned before Erie County Court Judge Sheila A. DiTullio on an indictment charging him with Murder in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the...
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Tom Puckett
April 11, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Perry, NY (WBEN) An indictment against a Perry man claims he shot a man to stop sex abuse allegations from going forward. Wyoming County Sheriff's Deputies say 60 year old Joseph Mlyniec fatally shot 32 year old Robert Irvine III at the board member's driveway in March . The indictment says the...
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Richard Root
November 20, 2017 - 1:34 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says 17-year-old Alexandria Heath and 19-year-old Romaine Jirdon, both of Buffalo, were arraigned in Buffalo City Court Sunday on a charge of Murder in the Second Degree in the death of Alexandria’s father, 58-year-old Thomas Heath of...
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Richard Root
October 18, 2017 - 3:28 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A Buffalo woman was found guilty of second degree manslaughter and third degree assault in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. Prosecutors say 43-year-old Veronica Reynolds fatally stabbed her boyfriend, 59-year-old Brian Smith, on Mohr Street in July of 2016. Reynolds faces...
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Tom Puckett
September 06, 2017 - 5:08 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo woman pleads guilty to a cold case murder from the 1980s. 51-year-old Saundra Adams of Buffalo has pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree just a day into jury selection in her murder trial. On June 23, 1983, Adams and an unknown accomplice broke into a home...
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Richard Root
August 31, 2017 - 6:17 am
Brockport, NY (WBEN) - New details are emerging in the case of a random, fatal shooting in Brockport. The suspect, 31 year old Holly M. Colino, apparently posted bizarre, self-narrated videos to YouTube in the weeks before the shooting. Colino is charged with second degree murder and criminal...
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Richard Root
August 10, 2017 - 3:50 am
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Niagara Falls Police have apprehended a man from Youngstown, Ohio who is accused of killing his girlfriend, putting her body in the trunk of his car, and driving across states to Niagara Falls. Police say 37-year-old JeShawn Elliot's brother tipped them off and they found...
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Tom Puckett
June 07, 2017 - 4:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Rochester man pleads not guilty to killing his mother's ex-husband at a basketball tournament in West Seneca. 39- year-old Andre Lewis of Rochester has been arraigned by State Supreme Court Justice Russell P. Buscaglia on an indictment charging him with Murder in the Second...
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