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Buffalo man charged with sexual abuse and gun possession

A woman's account of an assault in the 400 block of Kensington Avenue led to the arrest Thursday of a Buffalo man. Corey Rivers, of Bakos Boulevard, is accused of displaying a gun while sexually assaulting the woman inside a car. Buffalo Police says Rivers, 26, also chased the woman once she fled fr

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-20 13:48:18

Buffalo man sentenced to 51 months for selling crack, fentanyl to undercover officers

A Buffalo man was sentenced to four years and three months in federal prison Friday for his conviction of possessing and selling crack cocaine and the powerful opioid fentanyl, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced. Rashawn Brown, 31, had been convicted of possession with intent to distribute

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-19 19:58:47

7 things to do in Western New York this weekend: October 19th - October 21st

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Super Bowl for people with a sweet tooth is less than two weeks away. But that doesn't mean you can get a head start on some of the festivities starting this weekend. The Haunted Hayride at Becker Farms Here's a hayride for brave souls. You'll have multiple opportunitie

WKBW-TV - 2018-10-19 13:36:41

BLOTTER: Police reports for Oct. 19

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after he reportedly attacked a woman in the 1900 block of Niagara Street at 3:10 a.m. Wednesday. Alphonso Allen Moody, 47, 1967 Niagara St., Apt. 214, was charged with second-degree assault. A 53-year-old woman told officers that Moody became angry when she refused

NIAGARA GAZETTE - 2018-10-20 07:26:00

Woman who once avoided state prison for dealing drugs not so lucky this time

Westfall was given an opportunity to avoid state prison when she was sentenced on that drug charge in December 2016: One year of probation and, if successful, she would be sentenced to probation.

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-10-19 05:15:00

Sears sets date for closing of Lakewood store, three area Kmarts

Sears has provided more details about the upcoming closing of a store in Lakewood, along with Kmarts in Niagara Falls, West Seneca and Batavia. Sears this week announced the stores will close as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. All four stores are scheduled close on Jan. 31, affecting a tot

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-19 16:03:39

Man who pleads guilty to selling drugs faces maximum life prison sentence

A Buffalo man charged with selling heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and crack cocaine pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to possession with intent to distribute 100 grams of heroin, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Rashawn Crule, 42, faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-19 20:28:18

Autopsy results on baby found at trash facility inconclusive

The material brought to the facility that day originated in Stamford and Greenwich, Connecticut; Somers and the Oyster Bay area of New York; and Andover, Massachusetts.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-10-19 13:56:23

Deputy, another driver injured in Sheridan crash

New York State Police, Chautauqua County Emergency Medical Services and the Sheriff’s Department were at the scene of the accident. Officials were attempting to figure out how the accident happened. The damaged sheriff’s vehicle was located on Center Road while the other vehicle, also heavily damage

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-10-19 00:00:00

Man who set fire to house sentenced to probation

WARSAW — A Perry man who set fire to his girlfriend’s house, killing her two cats and dogs, was sentenced to probation Wednesday in Wyoming County Court.

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-10-19 06:00:00

Police investigate reported armed robbery at Buffalo State

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo State Police are investigating a reported armed robbery in the Tower 4 residence hall. A student reported that Thursday evening around 5:10, two suspects robbed him in his dorm room. He told police one of the people had a gun, and they took his cell phone and backpac

WKBW-TV - 2018-10-19 11:59:34

Tonawanda house fire may have been fatal

When asked if anyone died in the fire, Town of Tonawanda Police Capt. Nicholas Bado said, "That's what it sounds like."

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-19 12:22:04

Chautauqua County sheriff's deputy injured in crash

Chautauqua County, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chautauqua County sheriff's deputy is recovering from a neck injury after a head-on collision on Friday morning around 9 at Straight and Center roads in the Town of Sheridan. The deputy had to be flown by helicopter to Erie County Medical Center. The damaged sher

WKBW-TV - 2018-10-19 16:19:22

Man fatally shot at Brooklyn Street and Winslow Avenue in Buffalo on Tuesday night

BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - A man was found dead at the scene of a shooting at Brooklyn Street and Winslow Avenue in Buffalo Tuesday night. The shooting happened Tuesday night around 8 p.m. The victim has been identified as Ryan Thurnherr, 27, of Cheektowaga. The shooting remains under investigation. An

WIVB - 2018-10-19 19:14:16

Hamburg woman killed in crash on Route 20

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Hamburg woman was killed in a vehicle crash on Wednesday evening, Hamburg police say. Michelle Opinsky, 60, was driving on Route 20 when her car went off the road. It then became airborne and struck a utility pole. No one else was in the vehicle during the crash.


2 people hospitalized after shooting, stabbing incident in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Niagara Falls are investigating what happened during a fight Thursday night that ended with two people going to the hospital. Officers were called to Falls St. near 30th St., where they tell us one person was stabbed and another was hit in the leg by gunfire or

WIVB - 2018-10-19 10:54:54

Hamburg woman dies in rollover crash after car slices utility pole in half

A 60-year-old Hamburg woman died Wednesday evening in a rollover crash on Route 20 after her car left the road, went airborne and smashed into a utility pole, town police said. The crash forced the closing of a section of Route 20 between North Creek and Lakeview roads for about four hours, and the


Erie County Sheriff Office participates in warrant sweep

Among the five men arrested were Bradley Hickok,39 and Christopher Dietrich, 37, for Family Court Child Support Warrants. Also arrested for allegedly failing to pay child support was James Murphy, 24, from Buffalo. Police say Murphy has five other outstanding warrants including criminal possession i


After nine years, Buffalo man goes on trial - and loses

Tyrone Pennick waited nine years for his day in court. On Wednesday, the man accused of heading up a major cocaine ring was found guilty by a jury in the first of his two federal court trials. Arrested in 2009, Pennick invoked his constitutional right to a speedy trial to eventually gain home confin


Lockdown at Sweet Home High School lifted, no evidence of gunshot found

AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Sweet Home High School briefly went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon. Around 2:10 p.m., the school went into lockdown after a student thought she heard a gunshot in the parking lot. After further questioning, the student said that she actually witnessed a flash and heard a

WIVB - 2018-10-18 20:31:18