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Buffalo man pleads guilty to drug charges in multi-million dollar drug conspiracy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to drug charges in a multi-million dollar heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl conspiracy. Maulana Lucas, 43, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to onspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, one kilogram or more of heroin, five kilogra

WIVB - 2018-03-21 22:45:10

Buffalo Police search for 3 missing children

Buffalo Police are asking for the public's help in looking for 3 missing children. BUFFALO, NY-Buffalo Police are looking for three siblings, missing since around noon Thursday. They were last seen in the 200 block of Leroy Ave. The children are two boys and a girl, ages 8, 9, & 12. If you see the

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-22 21:25:00

Buffalo Police investigating East Side shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Police are investigating a shooting that sent one male to the hospital Wednesday. It happened at about 4:50 p.m. near Norway Park & Dodge Street. The male was driven to the Erie County Medical Center in a vehicle after being shot. The injuries appear to be serious in nature,

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-22 04:56:00

17-year-old killed in Buffalo shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A 17-year-old is dead after a shooting in Buffalo Wednesday. It happened just before 5:00 p.m. at Norway Park and Dodge Street. The victim was taken to ECMC where he later died. If you have any information you are asked to call Buffalo Police right away. BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) -

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-22 18:31:24

VIDEO: Armed robbery inside taxicab in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - Buffalo Police are investigating an armed robbery inside a Liberty Yellow taxicab. In dash cam video obtained by 7 Eyewitness News, a male passenger pulls out a firearm and points it at a female driver's head. The panicked driver pulls over and gives him cash. The gunman takes

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-22 01:59:30

Buffalo man facing attempted murder charges for attack on chocolate shop worker headed to grand jury

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - The case against a Buffalo man accused of attacking an employee at a Buffalo chocolate shop is heading to a grand jury. John Jaycox, 49, is charged with attempted murder. Police say Jaycox went into the "Choco-Logo" March 15 and beat the shop's owner, who was working at the ti

WIVB - 2018-03-22 01:02:20

Town of Tonawanda police looking for man

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in the Town of Tonawanda are looking for a man whose last known address was on Highland Ave. Steven Zimmerman, 52, failed to appear in court, police say. Anyone acquainted with Zimmerman should encourage him to voluntarily surrender, but police warn that other

WIVB - 2018-03-22 11:49:52

Niagara Falls PD hosts class on what to do during an active shooter situation

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (WKBW) - The Niagara Falls Police Department is hosting classes about active shooters. The department is challenging their community to think about this question: What would you do in an active shooter situation? "It goes beyond the police department. It really is up to everybod

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-22 03:17:11

Hunter accused of killing woman re-indicted on Manslaughter charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The hunter accused of shooting and killing a woman in Chautauqua County has been re-indicted less than one month after his case was dismissed. Thomas Jadlowski was arraigned Monday on a two-count indictment alleging Manslaughter and Hunting after Hours. Prosecutors say Jadlows


Police: Driver who hit 4 parked cars had BAC more than 4 times legal limit

A driver who police said crashed into four parked cars Sunday morning on Buffalo's West Side is accused of having a blood-alcohol content more than four times the legal limit, according to a police report. Law Bleh, 38, faces driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI charges following his arrest


Buffalo short film to be screened at Cannes Film Festival

BUFFALO, NY - A film written and created in Buffalo will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May. "Ride of Your life," a seven-minute film, won top honors during Buffalo's 48 Hour Film Project and ranked top 10 at Filmapalooz, another festival in France specifically dedicated to 48-hour films


Buffalo Police Department start body camera program

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police officers in Buffalo have started a pilot body camera program. WGRZ-TV reports the Buffalo Police Department introduced the body camera program Sunday during the St. Patrick's Day parade. Democratic Mayor Byron Brown said in July the department planned to test 20 body came


Defense using diversion tactics, finger-pointing in Kingsmen trial

In the hours after the murders of two of his fellow Kingsmen, Roger Albright found himself inside the Olean clubhouse with Andre "Lil Bear" Jenkins. Albright said he was in the midst of calling other Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members, warning them about the killings and the possibility a rival biker


Niagara Falls rejects Frederick Douglass statue in front of police and court building

The Niagara Falls City Council thinks it was a bad idea to consider placing a statue of Frederick Douglass in front of the city police station and court building. There also were financial and political reasons for Thursday's 4-1 vote rejecting a plan to spend $280,000 in Niagara River Greenway fund


18-year-old gets 5 years in shooting over Clarence 'drug turf'

A former Clarence High School student was sentenced Friday for a March 2017 ambush of another man in what was described as a "turf battle" over selling marijuana in the suburb. Zachery Aroix, now 18, the last of three teens to be sentenced in the case, received five years in prison for planning, set


Police: about 50,000 people flock to downtown Buffalo for annual St. Patrick's Day parade

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - The St. Patrick's Day festivities may now be over, but Buffalo was home to all things Irish for the weekend. Buffalo Police tell 7 Eyewitness News some 50,000 people lined Delaware Avenue between Niagara Square and North Street for the 78th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Sund


Hamburg police want help identifying possible Walmart thieves

The Town of Hamburg Police Department wants the public's help in identifying two young people wanted for questioning related to the theft of a computer and video security system stolen from Walmart. Walmart surveillance video was posted to the police department's Facebook page showing a man and woma


South Buffalo bar fight leads to box cutter slashing

A fight at the Schupper House bar and restaurant led to arrest of a South Park Avenue resident on felony assault charges after he slashed another bar patron. Buffalo Police reported early Saturday that a fight broke out between two men at the bar and that one bar patron pulled out a box cutter and s


Casino patron gets out of wheelchair to attack slots player

A 63-year-old Buffalo man told police he was assaulted by a man in a wheelchair late Friday at the Seneca Niagara Casino hotel. The victim told police that while he was at the casino, he wanted to use a particular slot machine. A woman and her boyfriend, who was in a wheelchair, were sitting near th


Pizza delivery man robbed on South Division Street

A pizza delivery man reported that three teenagers robbed him near the JFK Recreation Center in Buffalo. According to Buffalo Police, a man was delivering food from a local pizza shop shortly before 10 p.m. Friday when he was approached by three teens on the 300 block of South Division Street. One d