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Man wanted by US Marshals and NYPD believed to be in Buffalo area
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to the arrest of Yong Lu, who is wanted by US Marshals and NYPD.Crime Stoppers Buffalo says Lu is believed to have cut off his pregnant wife's arm with a meat clever.Information has be
Eldred home destroyed by blaze; children saved with American flag
This apartment building, at 233 N. Main St. in Eldred, caught fire in the early morning hours Friday. Several children were saved by the quick-thinking residents, who lowered them to the ground from the second floor balcony using an American flag.
Puppy Left Dead After Gruesome Dog Attack in North Tonawanda - The Niagara Reporter
“The dog came up my front porch and ripped my puppy out through the screen door, my grandkids ages 3 and 5 saw the whole thing,” said Devirgillio.
Buffalo Police investigating overnight shooting on Zelmer Street
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the first block of Zelmer Street.Officials say a 34-year-old female was shot in the arm just before 3 a.m. Saturday.She was treated and released from ECMC after being driven there by a civilian vehicle. The incident rem
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
BLOTTER: Police reports for June 22
• DWI: Carlos W. Acevedo, 41, of 10 Colonial Circle, Buffalo, was arrested at 3:57 a.m. Wednesday on East Robinson Street for DWI, driving with a blood alcohol content over 0.08 percent, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked registration, failing to stop at a red light and driving wi
1,500 pink flamingos set up in NY park system
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line ofgarden flamingos.A Guinness World Records official was on hand Thursday to certify the record — 1,500 pink flamingos — which were set up to celebrate the 150th annive
Lockport football coach Vermette resigns
Lockport High School varsity football head coach Matt Vermette has resigned after three years with the team, effective last month.In an e-mail to local media representatives on Friday, Vermette said he was going to work with the LHS modified program and that a new Lions varsity head football coach w
Sabres take five defensemen, one center in 2018 NHL Draft
Dallas, TX (WKBW) - There was one common theme throughout the 2018 NHL Draft weekend for the Buffalo Sabres and that was "defense".The Sabres wound up drafting five defensemen between Friday and Saturday along with a center. They were originally supposed to have seven draft picks but traded their 6t
Police: Missing 12-year-old Town of Tonawanda boy found
The 12-year-old boy had last been seen about 7 p.m. Wednesday near Kenney Field at Brighton Road and Colvin Boulevard, according to town police, who suspected the boy may have been in the company of friends.
BLOTTER: Police reports for June 20
Niagara Falls• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a disturbance at a store in the 8700 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. Sunday. Michael A. Hurd, 38, 556 Seventh St., Apt. 1, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He is also accused of fighting with officers as the
Police arrest suspect in Wright Ave. fatal shooting
Buffalo police arrested a man in Thursday's fatal shooting on Wright Ave., they announced on Twitter Friday morning.The suspect was described as a male in his 20s. He has been charged with second-degree murder.No other details were immediately available.
Two charged with making methamphetamine after meth lab equipment found in trunk of car
WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two Allegany County residents have been charged with unlawfully making methamphetamine, stemming from a traffic stop in the Village of Warsaw in April.
7 things to do this weekend in Western New York: June 22-24
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Summer is finally here, and if you can dodge the raindrops there is plenty going on throughout Western New York this weekend.
Buffalo man charged with pointing pistol at officer
Vernon Barnes, 41, of Buffalo, was charged with third degree criminal possession of a weapon, menacing police officers, unlawful possession of marijuana, and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Crime Stoppers Buffalo offering reward for hit and run information
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward for information on a hit and run revolving a pedestrian.The vehicle above struck a pedestrian and fled the scene at Colvin Avenue and Amherst Street on May 5, 2018.Crime Stoppers urge citizens with any information to come forward, a
HOF Jim Kelly out of the hospital after latest oral surgery
FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is shown at the Buffalo Bills NFL football rookie minicamp, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Kelly says he's going to receive ESPN's Jimmy V Award for the toughness and perseverance
Jet Skiers make unpleasant discovery in Lake Erie
The Sheriff's Office says the body was very decomposed, but it looks like it was a white male with some facial hair. He was wearing a black, possibly leather jacket, jeans and socks but the clothing was deteriorated and falling apart.
Duo stopped with meth lab components in Warsaw
Colin L. McMurtry, 36, of County Road 27 in Fillmore was driving a 2005 Buick LeSabre on April 11, said Wyoming County Sheriff’s Sgt. Colin Reagan. He was stopped on North Main Street and arrested for having eight active suspensions on his driver’s license.
More bear sightings in Amherst
[AMHERST POLICE ALERT> Patrol Officer just took these photos of the bear in the area of I-990 and Crosspoint. We are hoping he will be going into the woods for the night.Do not approach, call 9-1-1 and report location.pic.twitter.com/q09f8CmxGs— AMHERST POLICE (@amherstpoliceny)June 22, 2018