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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
Bills Hosting ‘Vontae Davis Day’ Where Fans Can Leave At Halftime & Be Refunded If Team Is Losing
ORCHARD PARK, NY – In order to interject some excitement and fan appreciation into a abysmal 0-2 start to the 2018 season, the Buffalo Bills are trying a radical strategy that’s been dubbed ‘Vontae Davis Day‘.
Guilty plea could free man wrongly incarcerated for 27 years
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Buffalo man has confessed to a murder he committed in August of 1991.LaMar Scott pleaded guilty before an Erie County Court judge Wednesday morning.Scott's confession clears the way for the exoneration of Valentino Dixon, who has been incarcerated for the crime for the past
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.
Police to close Route 63 in Geneseo in search for David Clyde Morgan
Morgan, a wanted felon who has been the subject of a massive manhunt since mid-July. On July 18, he was at the center of a tense exchange with Geneseo Police Officer Dylan DiPasquale.
Ellicottville Central School District again looking for new elementary principal
ELLICOTTVILLE — The Ellicottville Central School District is again searching for an elementary principal and curriculum coordinator after William Delity, who was assigned to the posts in August, chose to return to his position as an elementary teacher at the school.
Bills running back LeSean McCoy calls new allegations "ridiculous"
"It’s ridiculous," McCoy said. "I love my son. Anybody that knows me or ever sees me around with my boy, they know the type of relationship we have. I can’t really speak on it. It’s ridiculous. We’re in court and everything and we’ll see what happens.
Chautauqua County man accused of stealing cash, debit card
James R. Tuttle, 30, of Kennedy, is accused of stealing a small amount of cash and a debit card from a wallet inside a residence at which he was contracted to perform construction work, police said.
Jamestown man sentenced for food stamp fraud
Joseph M. Gullotti, 57, of Jamestown, was also ordered to pay over $170,000 in restitution to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
A major cryptocurrency exchange is trolling the New York attorney general
It probably wasn't the smartest move. Roughly 24 hours after a major report from the New York state attorney general's office led officials to declare that the cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is "possibly operating unlawfully in New York," the exchange apparently decided the best response was to thu
Man found guilty on drug charges, faces up to 12 years in prison
Miguel Parilla, 30, was found guilty by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns of two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and one count each of fourth-degree and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance following a nearly two-week bench tr
Man's body found floating in Jamestown river
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A body was found floating in a river in Jamestown Monday morning.Police in the city responded to the area of Victoria Ave. and Institute St. around 6:30 a.m. and found the body of 61-year-old Robert Cavender.They say that at some point during the night, he had fallen into th
Erie Man Arrested Following High Speed Pursuit with PA State Police, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies
FINDLEY LAKE – An Erie man is in police custody after being involved in an alleged high speed chase with authorities last Monday night.TheChautauqua County Sheriff’s Officesays it received a request for assistance from the PennsylvaniaState Policewith a vehicle pursuit which had entered into New Yor
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Drug bust leads to pair of arrests
BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - A drug bust in Buffalo leads to the arrest of two suspects.27-year-old Michael Campbell was arrested following a traffic stop in North Buffalo.Police say they found a bag of cocaine and some cash in the backseat.More drugs and cash were later found during a search of his home.36
Man charged with second offense this year on Route 219
A Salamanca man was arrested by State Police Monday for driving while on drugs, the second time this year he was arrested for the same offense, according to State Police.
Rex Ryan: Vontae Davis quitting on Buffalo Bills at halftime is 'ultimate disrespect'
FormerBuffalo Billshead coach Rex Ryan was just one media member to speak out against cornerback Vontae Davis on Monday.Davis, 30, made headlines by quitting on the team at halftime against the Los Angeles Chargers.
VIDEO: Hamburg police looking to identify individuals after Best Buy theft
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in the Town of Hamburg are looking to identify some people wanted for questioning.Recently, items were stolen from a Best Buy store. A surveillance video was posted by the police department on Facebook.Anyone with information on the individuals' identities can call Det.
Westfield Man Charged for Selling Assault Rifle to Undercover Agents
Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputiessay the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force arrested 57-year-oldDavid MarracinoMonday afternoon in Stow on charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Sale of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.
Fredonia 'microbeads professor' earns $250,000 Heinz Award
Dr. Sherri "Sam" Mason, a SUNY Fredonia chemistry professor, made a groundbreaking discovery several years ago, identifying and studying microplastics pollution in the Great Lakes.