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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Man shot multiple times near Warwick Aveas detectives say they believe the victim "walked to Warcwick Ave after being s
Man shot multiple times near Warwick Ave
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 21 minutes ago
as detectives say they believe the victim "walked to Warcwick Ave after being shot." The victim was then taken to the Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in an ambulance where he is currently in fair condition. If you have any information you... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo man shot in leg during partyBuffalo man was shot in the leg "during some type of party," police said in a n
Buffalo man shot in leg during party
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted an hour ago
Buffalo man was shot in the leg "during some type of party," police said in a news release. The man was taken to Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) with what police are referring to as "non-life threatening injuries." If you have any... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
This Week in Western New York Weather HistoryNY -- During the week of August 29th in Western New York a tornado touched down
This Week in Western New York Weather History
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 hours ago
NY -- During the week of August 29th in Western New York a tornado touched down in Clarence. 1993: Thunderstorms in Erie county spawned a small tornado in Clarence during the early morning hours. Downburst winds with an embedded tornado... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man killed in motorcycle crashKawasaki motorcycle west on Genesee Street abut 2:30 a.m. when he crashed at Sh
Buffalo man killed in motorcycle crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 hours ago
Kawasaki motorcycle west on Genesee Street abut 2:30 a.m. when he crashed at Sherman Street. The man was transported to Erie County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Police did not identify the man. The cause of the crash remains... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
The SPCA's Wildlife Departmentcenters or sanctuaries. In Western New York, there are many dedicated animal r
The SPCA's Wildlife Department
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 hours ago
centers or sanctuaries. In Western New York, there are many dedicated animal rehabilitators, and the SPCA of Erie County is one the busiest. Each year they care for almost 3,000 wild creatures and more than a hundred different... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Buffalosay a 29-year-old Buffalo man was riding a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound o
Deadly Motorcycle Crash in Buffalo
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 hours ago
say a 29-year-old Buffalo man was riding a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Genesee when he crashed. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Officers are trying to determine why the man crashed. They have not... Read more
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The Buffalo News
The allure of hunting is in the experiencethan two decades we have covered the state Department of Environmental Conserva
The allure of hunting is in the experience
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
than two decades we have covered the state Department of Environmental Conservation Deer Check Stations held in southern Erie County on the opening day of the firearms deer season. Opening dates have changed from Monday to a Saturday. Only the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Water main break affects traffic, customersnear the border of Alden and Lancaster. The break happened on Genesee Street n
Water main break affects traffic, customers
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 18 hours ago
near the border of Alden and Lancaster. The break happened on Genesee Street near the Alden and Lancaster border, said Erie County Water Authority spokesperson Bob Lichtenthal. Ransom Road in the Town of Lancaster also closed in both... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Budd Bailey’s Running: Hyer to take rightful place in WNY Hall of Fameand they are catching up when it comes to racing. For example, the women outnum
Budd Bailey’s Running: Hyer to take rightful place in WNY Hall of Fame
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 hours ago
and they are catching up when it comes to racing. For example, the women outnumbered the men, 319 to 317, at the Erie County Fair race earlier this month. Sheer participation hasn’t been Hyer’s only contribution to the sport. She was at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
He’s not running, but Pigeon’s name comes up in Mazurek-Wallace race for Assemblytrust, prevent politicians from using campaign money for criminal defense, and
He’s not running, but Pigeon’s name comes up in Mazurek-Wallace race for Assembly
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 hours ago
trust, prevent politicians from using campaign money for criminal defense, and close the election law’s LLC loophole. Erie County Democratic Chairman Jeremy J. Zellner has also weighed in on the Pigeon factor by pointing to Mazurek campaign... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Akron Fire Company will offer tuition reimbursement to its volunteersA federal grant worth more than half a million dollars was awarded to the Akron
Akron Fire Company will offer tuition reimbursement to its volunteers
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 hours ago
A federal grant worth more than half a million dollars was awarded to the Akron Fire Company in Erie County to offer tuition reimbursements as an incentive to recruit new volunteer firefighters or encourage former volunteers to return to the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Joanna Pasceri on going from TV anchor to DA spokeswoman: ‘I am so much happier’one of us. Her television career may have ended before she wanted it to, but a
Joanna Pasceri on going from TV anchor to DA spokeswoman: ‘I am so much happier’
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
one of us. Her television career may have ended before she wanted it to, but as the first public information officer for Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr., Pasceri still delivers news. Each day, she relays the results of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Meet the reluctant hero who saved a deputy’s life on Grand Islandto God and Mr. O’Brien, Deputy Clark is home and celebrating life with his wife
Meet the reluctant hero who saved a deputy’s life on Grand Island
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 hours ago
to God and Mr. O’Brien, Deputy Clark is home and celebrating life with his wife and two young children,” said Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty Jr. Sheriff Timothy B. Howard also praised O’Brien, as did several Grand... Read more
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The Buffalo News
NFTA looking for public comment next week745 Main St. Discussions begin at 5 p.m., followed by a presentation and commen
NFTA looking for public comment next week
The Buffalo News / Posted 23 hours ago
745 Main St. Discussions begin at 5 p.m., followed by a presentation and comment session at 6 p.m. A similar format is slated for Thursday at the same times at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Auditorium, 1 Lafayette Squa... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig arrested in brutal attackgovernmental administration and second-degree harassment, according to Buffalo
Austin Harig arrested in brutal attack
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
governmental administration and second-degree harassment, according to Buffalo Police. Both men were in custody at the Erie County Holding Center on Thursday night pending further court proceedings. The condition of the victim at Erie County... Read more
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The Buffalo News
He gave up dairy cows to grow garlicThey had quirky personalities. I miss the camaraderie I had with the other dai
He gave up dairy cows to grow garlic
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
They had quirky personalities. I miss the camaraderie I had with the other dairy farmers. So, Bonnie and I go to the Erie County Fair every year and pass out free pens for Milk for Health. I also started raising chickens this past year and I... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Motorcyclist taken to ECMC after striking van in NewsteadA motorcyclist had to be airlifted to Erie County Medical Center after striking
Motorcyclist taken to ECMC after striking van in Newstead
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A motorcyclist had to be airlifted to Erie County Medical Center after striking a van while headed west on Route 5 in Newstead early Friday afternoon, according to State Police. The accident occurred at the intersection of Route 5 and Barnum Road,... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Suspects in Deputy attack arraingedBUFFALO, N.Y. - A Grand Island man and woman who are accused of attacking an Er
Suspects in Deputy attack arrainged
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A Grand Island man and woman who are accused of attacking an Erie County Sheriff's Deputy were arraigned on Friday. Sammy Abdellatif and Brittany Ashley-Graser both pleaded not guilty. Abdellatif is charged with the attempted murder... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Kenmore Ave. Flooding Blamed On Broken Pumpout. "Anyone in this community who has lived with this issue over the years kn
Kenmore Ave. Flooding Blamed On Broken Pump
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
out. "Anyone in this community who has lived with this issue over the years know that this has been an ongoing saga,” said Erie County legislator Peter Savage III, when speaking of the chronic flooding which plagued the railroad viaduct on Kenmore... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Pigeon Taps Assembly Candidate To Help Sell Waterfront Condolegal agreement. Pigeon signed the document while in California on Monday. Mazu
Pigeon Taps Assembly Candidate To Help Sell Waterfront Condo
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
legal agreement. Pigeon signed the document while in California on Monday. Mazurek signed the document the next day here in Erie County. The not-uncommon maneuver however has renewed questions about Mazurek's relationship with Pigeon and how much... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Erie County legislators to vote on four-year termsThe Erie County Legislature is slated to vote on a revised set of changes to th
Erie County legislators to vote on four-year terms
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The Erie County Legislature is slated to vote on a revised set of changes to the county charter, which includes four-year terms for county legislators, after County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz vetoed the last set of changes pushed through by the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
There is a lot more than just the duck at Maritime Festivalat 11 a.m.; face painting at the Captain’s Corner from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., ch
There is a lot more than just the duck at Maritime Festival
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
at 11 a.m.; face painting at the Captain’s Corner from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., children’s activities by the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library from 11 to 3 p.m., a Canalside scavenger hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; a presentation by the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Austin Harig in police trouble againgovernmental administration and second-degree harassment, according to Buffalo
Austin Harig in police trouble again
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
governmental administration and second-degree harassment, according to Buffalo Police. Both men were in custody at the Erie County Holding Center Thursday night pending further court proceedings. The condition of the victim at Erie County... Read more
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Market Watch
Who pays for sports stadiums’ stupid names? You doowner — to New Era Cap Co. this year for $40 million over seven years. However,
Who pays for sports stadiums’ stupid names? You do
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
owner — to New Era Cap Co. this year for $40 million over seven years. However, though the stadium is owned by surrounding Erie County, owners Terry and Kim Pegula will be pocketing the naming-rights fee. The NBA’s Utah Jazz witnessed the biggest... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo teen accused of burglary, stealing prescription drugsStreet woman, the 16-year-old was placed under arrest and charged with second-d
Buffalo teen accused of burglary, stealing prescription drugs
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Street woman, the 16-year-old was placed under arrest and charged with second-degree burglary during his questioning at the East Ferry Street Police District headquarters. The boy remained in custody at the Erie County Holding Center Thursday n... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Erie County District Attorney Candidates DebateBUFFALO, NY - The four candidates for Erie County District Attorney, Democrat J
Erie County District Attorney Candidates Debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
BUFFALO, NY - The four candidates for Erie County District Attorney, Democrat John Flynn, Democrat and Acting District Attorney Michael Flaherty, Democrat Mark Sacha, and Republican Joseph Treanor III took part in a debate Thursday night at the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Deputy fights off driver, boyfriend, pit bull during stopoff a couple and a pit bull during a recent traffic stop, leading to attempted
Deputy fights off driver, boyfriend, pit bull during stop
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
off a couple and a pit bull during a recent traffic stop, leading to attempted murder charges against a 22-year-old man. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says Thursday that Sammy Abdellatif had Deputy Jason Clark in a chokehold Wednesday night... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Deputy fights off driver, boyfriend, pit bull during stopoff a couple and a pit bull during a recent traffic stop, leading to attempted
Deputy fights off driver, boyfriend, pit bull during stop
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
off a couple and a pit bull during a recent traffic stop, leading to attempted murder charges against a 22-year-old man. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says Thursday that Sammy Abdellatif had Deputy Jason Clark in a chokehold Wednesday night... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two Buffalo men, 21 and 18, arrested after assaultTwo men were arrested in the first block of Zittel Street early Thursday after
Two Buffalo men, 21 and 18, arrested after assault
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Two men were arrested in the first block of Zittel Street early Thursday after a young man was taken to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment of a possible broken neck and other injuries, after a violent attack, according to Buffalo... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Citizen saves deputy from being choked to death by Grand Island manA Grand Island man almost succeeded this week in making good on his threat from
Citizen saves deputy from being choked to death by Grand Island man
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
A Grand Island man almost succeeded this week in making good on his threat from last month to kill an Erie County deputy who had ordered his car towed following a traffic stop involving his girlfriend, authorities said. But the deputy was saved by a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man, 39, arrested after making threats to 911explosion and second-degree aggravated harassment for allegedly making “terrori
Buffalo man, 39, arrested after making threats to 911
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
explosion and second-degree aggravated harassment for allegedly making “terroristic threats” during a 911 call, according to a sworn affidavit by a Buffalo police officer. Claar remained in custody at the Erie County Holding Center on Thursday nig... Read more
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The Buffalo News
ECIDA may buy Red Cross building on Delaware Ave. for use by nonprofitsThe Erie County Industrial Development Agency is considering a purchase of the
ECIDA may buy Red Cross building on Delaware Ave. for use by nonprofits
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Erie County Industrial Development Agency is considering a purchase of the American Red Cross headquarters building on Delaware Avenue, with the idea of turning it into shared office space for local nonprofits, including the Red Cross. The IDA... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo driver had BAC more than five times legal limit, police saywere reported. Both Dixon’s car and the other vehicle were extensively damaged.
Buffalo driver had BAC more than five times legal limit, police say
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
were reported. Both Dixon’s car and the other vehicle were extensively damaged. Dixon was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. He remained in custody at the Erie County Holding Center Thursday pending further court p... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Boy, 14, allegedly fatally shoots own grandmother in argument about going to schoolwith criminal homicide, first-degree murder, possession of instruments of crime
Boy, 14, allegedly fatally shoots own grandmother in argument about going to school
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 3 days ago
with criminal homicide, first-degree murder, possession of instruments of crime and aggravated assault, officials at the Erie County Prison said in a recording. He remains jailed without bond. Children in Pennsylvania must be charged as adults... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Grand Island man charged with attempted murder of a deputyA Grand Island man who was charged last month with making threats over the phon
Grand Island man charged with attempted murder of a deputy
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
A Grand Island man who was charged last month with making threats over the phone regarding an Erie County Sheriff’s deputy was charged this week with the attempted murder of a deputy after a separate incident. A deputy ended up on the ground... Read more
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FOX News
Teen accused of killing his grandmother during fight over schoolmust be charged as adults in murder or homicide cases, though defense attorneys
Teen accused of killing his grandmother during fight over school
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
must be charged as adults in murder or homicide cases, though defense attorneys can later try to move the charges to juvenile court. Erie County prosecutors say they plan to oppose that. Reeser doesn't yet have an attorney to comment on the char... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Woman shot while sitting in parked car in Cheektowaga7:30 p.m., Assistant Chief James Speyer said in an email. The woman was shot s
Woman shot while sitting in parked car in Cheektowaga
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
7:30 p.m., Assistant Chief James Speyer said in an email. The woman was shot several times, but the man was not hit. The woman was taken to Erie County Medical Center, Speyer said. Police did not release their names. An investigation is continui... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
WNY man accused of attacking deputyGRAND ISLAND, NY-- A Grand Island man is accused of attempted murder of a polic
WNY man accused of attacking deputy
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
GRAND ISLAND, NY-- A Grand Island man is accused of attempted murder of a police officer following a traffic stop. The Erie County Sheriff's Office says a deputy who is only identified as Deputy Clark, was checking on a report of a suspicious... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man shot early Thursday near Bailey Avenue and E. Ferry StreetStreet just after 12:30 a.m., Buffalo police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said
Man shot early Thursday near Bailey Avenue and E. Ferry Street
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Street just after 12:30 a.m., Buffalo police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said in an email. The man was transported to Erie County Medical Center. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the police department’s confidential tip line... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Alert for missing Hamburg man canceledstatewide missing vulnerable adult alert issued Thursday morning was canceled a
Alert for missing Hamburg man canceled
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
statewide missing vulnerable adult alert issued Thursday morning was canceled at about 11:30 a.m. Hamburg police and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office had been looking for Glen P. Beecher, 61, who suffers from a dementia-related disorder,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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The Buffalo News
$90.5 million Trico redevelopment project gets $3.6 million in tax breaksplant into a complex with a hotel, cooking school and apartments cleared one of
$90.5 million Trico redevelopment project gets $3.6 million in tax breaks
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
plant into a complex with a hotel, cooking school and apartments cleared one of its final hurdles on Wednesday when the Erie County Industrial Development Agency approved $3.6 million in tax breaks for the long-awaited project. The project by... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxespain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxyco
Ohio sheriff Kyle Overmyer indicted for stealing pills from prescription drop-off boxes
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
pain medication. Overmyer is accused of taking Percocet, Hydrocodone and Oxycodone from the office. According to Erie County, the sheriff's office arrested Overmyer and he was booked in the Erie County Jail on Aug. 23. His first court... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hamburg police looking for missing manHamburg police and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for missing adu
Hamburg police looking for missing man
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Hamburg police and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office are looking for missing adult. Glen P. Beecher, 61, is the subject of a statewide missing vulnerable adult alert issued Thursday morning. Beecher is a white male who is 5-foot-9 and 170 pounds. He... Read more
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Officer.com
Ohio Sheriff to be Paid While Fighting Chargesfollowing the indictment on Tuesday night. Sheriff Overmyer pleaded not guilty
Ohio Sheriff to be Paid While Fighting Charges
Officer.com / Posted 3 days ago
following the indictment on Tuesday night. Sheriff Overmyer pleaded not guilty to all charges and was released from the Erie County jail Wednesday after posting bond. He turned himself in to authorities at about 10 p.m. Tuesday after a Sandusky... Read more
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