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Buffalo woman convicted in stabbing death of mother

A jury convicted Lashawn Lewis, 40, of second-degree murder in the stabbing of Lateyfa Lewis, 50.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-09-20 02:54:46

Man pleads guilty to 1991 murder after another man spends 27 years in prison for the crime

In August of 1991, 17-year-old Torriano Jackson was killed, and Dixon was charged and convicted of Jackson's death.

WETM - 2018-09-20 12:27:37

Buffalo fathers participate in "Dads Take Your Child to School Day"

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - It may seem like a typical start to the day at Harvey Austin school, except today more fathers are bringing their kids to school than usual.

WIVB - 2018-09-18 17:14:17

Severe storms are possible Friday across Buffalo Niagara

High winds, gusting over 50 mph northeast of Lake Erie, are expected to be the chief weather threat.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-09-20 13:28:47

After 26 Years, a Murder Conviction Is Tossed and a Buffalo Man Walks Free

There were dozens of witnesses when a gunfight broke out on a street corner in Buffalo on Aug. 10, 1991. At least three people were injured, and Torriano Jackson, 17, was killed.Valentino Dixon, then 21, was at the scene. Hours later, he was arrested. And in 1992, he was convicted of murder and sent

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

1 person shot on Blum Ave. in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Early Wednesday morning, one person was shot on the 100 block of Blum Ave. in Buffalo.

WIVB - 2018-09-19 10:50:26

Western NY inmate-artist freed after being cleared of 1991 slaying

Valentino Dixon walked out of Erie County Court into bright sunshine and hugs from his mother, daughter and a crowd of other relatives and friends, ready for a meal at Red Lobster and vowing to fight on behalf of others who are wrongly convicted.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-09-19 21:39:00

Buffalo man exonerated after 27 years in prison

"This is the greatest feeling in the world, it's indescribable... and we've been waiting 27 years for this moment," Dixon said.Dixon was convicted of second-degree murder in 1991 but has maintained his innocence.

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-09-20 00:00:00

Man who repeatedly confessed pleads guilty in 1991 Buffalo killing

On his 46th birthday, Lamarr Scott appeared Wednesday before Erie County Court Judge Susan Eagan to face charges in the August 1991 shooting at East Delavan and Bailey avenues that killed 17-year-old Torriano Jackson and wounded three others. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter, first-deg

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-09-19 14:00:39

Buffalo Police respond to reported shooting in Black Rock neighborhood

BUFFALO, N.Y.-- Buffalo Police responded to a report of a shooting in the city's Black Rock neighborhood early Wednesday morning.Multiple police officers were seen scanning the 1800 block of Kenmore Avenue around 1 a.m..That stretch of Kenmore Avenue is between Military Road and Elmwood Avenue.We've

WGRZ TV - 2018-09-19 09:29:30

Meet the neighbors in Buffalo's newest subdivision: Millennial suburbanites

But the executive at Marrano Homes said he was astonished at how high the prices went, and at who was buying them: millennials, many coming from the suburbs and some paying as much as $500,000.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-09-19 10:00:10

Golf course prison artist released after being cleared of murder charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities agreed that another man committed the murder that put him behind bars for nearly three decades. Valentino Dixon walked out of E

ESPN - 2018-09-20 01:02:40

Buffalo man exonerated of murder after 27 years in prison

Dixon was convicted of murdering Torriano Jackson, 17, in 1991. He was sentenced to 39 years to life in prison at the time.

WBFO.ORG - 2018-09-19 00:00:00

Buffalo Airport on "Best" list

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY (WKBW) - Forget O'hare, JFK and Toronto, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Cheektowaga is now ranked one of the top airports in North America.According to JD Power, the Buffalo Airport is ranked #1 for all mid-sized airports and #2 for all airports in the United States, Ca

WKBW-TV - 2018-09-19 18:28:35

Oversight committee questions Buffalo police on fatal shooting

Rafael Rivera, 32, was shot and killed during a foot chase with Buffalo Police officers. 2 On Your Side has learned thatall the shots were fired by Buffalo police officer Elmur Karadzhayev, who is now on restricted duty.


Sheriff: Helicopter pilot stopped in car with 2 kilos of cocaine

The suspect was identified as Michael Campbell, 27, owner of FlyBuffaloNY out of Lancaster Regional Airport. Sheriff's officials said he was returning from a trip to New York City by car when he was stopped. Investigators say he also flies helicopters in New York City.


Town of Tonawanda Police looking for missing 12-year-old

They say Diyar Othman, 12, of the town, was last seen September 18 leaving his house to go to school.

WGRZ TV - 2018-09-19 17:53:56

After 27 years in prison, a man who loves golf walked free today. Not only that, he was given back his innocence. Of course, the state can regift innocence about as capably as it can 27 years.

Nevertheless, the Erie County District Court in Buffalo, N.Y., has vacated the murder conviction of Valentino Dixon, 48, who was serving a 39-years-to-life sentence-the bulk of it in the infamous Attica Correctional Facility-for the 1991 killing of Torriano Jackson. On that hot August night long ago

GOLF DIGEST - 2018-09-19 15:23:01

Manipulation, Fraud and Abuse: New York Attorney General Issues Stern Warning Against Cryptocurrency Exchanges

In a lengthyreporton the “Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative,” New York’s Attorney General argues that online cryptocurrency exchanges are vulnerable to manipulation, fraud and other types of abuse. Consumers of these platforms therefore “face significant risks” from hackers and the exchange oper

HACKED - 2018-09-19 14:01:49

Buffalo man shot overnight on Blum

A 26-year-old Buffalo man was shot just after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday on Blum Avenue, near Military Road and Kenmore Avenue, police said.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-09-19 15:10:47