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Authorities offer reward for information on parole absconder

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $2,500 for information on the whereabouts of Keith Mixon. Mixon, 26, is wanted for absconding parole. He was previously convicted of criminally possessing a weapon. Mixon is described as a black male standing at 5'11" and weighing 1

WIVB - 2018-03-20 15:48:40

Cheektowaga police looking for missing girl

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Cheektowaga police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl. Alanda Hunt has brown hair, hazel eyes, weighs 120 lbs. and stands at five feet tall. She was last seen at her grandma's house at 64 Alexander Ave. on Sunday around 1:30 a.m. Alanda is a student at I-Prep Schoo

WIVB - 2018-03-20 18:46:42

Police warn of scam that originated on Facebook

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WKBW) - Police in the City of Tonawanda are warning neighbors after a woman was scammed out of almost $1,000. Police say she responded to a message from a hacked Facebook account. Police tell 7 Eyewitness News the 66-year-old woman was conned out of $900, after she was told she was

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-20 12:47:04

Buffalo woman admits workers comp fraud

BUFFALO, NY - A Buffalo woman pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of defrauding the Workers' Compensation system by stealing thousands in insurance benefits while also making thousands through a retail operation on EBay. Caroline Jankowski, 44, of Buffalo, was arrested and charged with grand larceny a

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-20 23:17:00

Vehicle crashes into Burger King restaurant

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A vehicle crashed into the Burger King at the corner of Delaware Ave. and Sheridan Dr. It is not clear what caused the crash, but Town of Tonawanda police were seen responding to the restaurant. News 4 will provide more information as soon as it is available.

WIVB - 2018-03-19 18:07:28

Buffalo churchgoer reports wallet stolen during Sunday morning service

A Buffalo woman told police she believes her wallet was stolen from her purse during a Sunday morning church service, according to a police report. The 66-year-old victim told police the theft happened between 9 and 11 a.m. inside Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, 965 Delaware Ave. She told officers s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-20 13:03:36

Bills WR Zay Jones arrested in Los Angeles

Los Angeles (WKBW) - Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones is at the USC medical center after being arrested in Los Angeles on Monday night. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirms with 7EWN that Jones was arrested and charged with damaged to property, a felony. Bail has been set at $2

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-21 00:48:42

Ohio man charged in attack at Peace Bridge

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A man from Ohio faces an assault charge, accused of attacking a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer after an incident last week at the Peace Bridge. Michael White II, 18, of Canton, was a passenger on a charter bus heading back to the U.S. from Canada. Everyone on the bus wa

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-20 21:19:00

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

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-19 15:21:27

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 NEWS - 2018-03-19 15:52:38

Buffalo man charged with punching police officer

A Buffalo man has been accused of punching a police officer who was trying to disperse a crowd outside a bar on East Delavan Avenue early Sunday morning. Edmund D. Davis, 39, was arrested at 2:18 a.m. near the corner of East Delavan and Edison avenues after police said he punched an officer in the b

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-19 16:57:20

Traffic alert for NY Route 400 commuters

West Seneca, N.Y. (WKBW) - The New York State Department of Transportation announced that overnight traffic restrictions will be in place this weekend on a portion of NY Route 400 in the Town of West Seneca to allow for an overhead sign replacement. On Friday, March 23 and Saturday March 24, from a

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-19 15:00:01

POLICE: Woman drove drunk with infant in car

CHAFFEE, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chaffee woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after State Police say she was driving drunk with her five-month-old daughter in the car. 32-year-old Heather Gearman was pulled over by Troopers Sunday around 1:00 p.m. on Liberty Street in the Village of Arcade. Police say she

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-19 14:17:58

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


Driver asleep in 7-Eleven parking lot charged with aggravated DWI

A Kenmore man found sleeping behind the wheel in a 7-Eleven parking lot on Sunday afternoon was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, Kenmore police said. Officers found Julio Gomezvargas, 48, asleep with the engine running shortly after 4 p.m. in the convenience store lot on Elmwood Av

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-19 17:30:50

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


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


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


Buffalo Police patrol vehicle involved in accident

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)- Buffalo Police provided News 4 with an update on an accident that involved a police vehicle Saturday afternoon just before 4 p.m. at Michigan and Scott Street. Officials say a patrol vehicle was traveling north on Michigan, with the right of way, when it collided with a vehicle


Gowanda officer saves teen's life after stabbing

That's how fast Gowanda Police Department's Officer Randall responded to a stabbing on Chestnut Street on March 7 at 8:06 p.m. and began to treat the victim. The sight he saw, Randall said, had a snow bank covered in blood and a gash where the knife penetrated the victim's neck. "As soon as I pulled