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The Buffalo News
In emotional sentencing, the maximum prison termJoseph P. Lawrence Jr. wasn’t just the victim of a tragic shooting. He was a ma
In emotional sentencing, the maximum prison term
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 hours ago
Joseph P. Lawrence Jr. wasn’t just the victim of a tragic shooting. He was a man whose friendships “meant more to him than riches.” That is what his mother said Wednesday before the sentencing of the man who killed him. She also noted that the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Boy dies in bicycle-vehicle collisionA boy, believed to have been about seven years old, died of injuries suffered w
Boy dies in bicycle-vehicle collision
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 hours ago
A boy, believed to have been about seven years old, died of injuries suffered when his bike and a vehicle collided just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue, police said. The victim’s name was not released. A vehicle was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Child dies after collision with a vehicleA bicyclist, believed to have been about seven years old, died of injuries suff
Child dies after collision with a vehicle
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 hours ago
A bicyclist, believed to have been about seven years old, died of injuries suffered when his bike and a vehicle collided just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue, police said. The victim’s name was not released. Police... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Child hit by car on Hewitt Avenue, taken to ECMCAn unidentified child was hit by a car in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue someti
Child hit by car on Hewitt Avenue, taken to ECMC
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 hours ago
An unidentified child was hit by a car in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue sometime after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for an examination and treatment of any injuries, according to the Buffalo Fire... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Child hit by car on Hewitt avenue and taken to hospitalAn unidentified child was hit by a car in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue someti
Child hit by car on Hewitt avenue and taken to hospital
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 hours ago
An unidentified child was hit by a car in the 100 block of Hewitt Avenue sometime after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and taken by ambulance to the Erie County Medical Center for an examination and treatment of any injuries, according to the Buffalo Fire... Read more
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The Buffalo News
One of the two Hertel Avenue shooting victims in critical conditionAriel Eyoto, one of the two 19-year-old Buffalo men shot in their vehicle on He
One of the two Hertel Avenue shooting victims in critical condition
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Ariel Eyoto, one of the two 19-year-old Buffalo men shot in their vehicle on Hertel Avenue near Parkside Avenue early Tuesday morning remained in critical condition Wednesday at the Erie County Medical Center, Michael DeGeorge, spokesman for the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police identify man shot on Whitney PlaceJesus Santana, 29, of Buffalo was listed in critical condition Wednesday at Eri
Police identify man shot on Whitney Place
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Jesus Santana, 29, of Buffalo was listed in critical condition Wednesday at Erie County Medical Center after being shot late Tuesday night on the city’s West Side. Santana was wounded just after 11 p.m. in the 100 block of Whitney Place, Buffalo... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police identify man fatally shot Tuesday on BroadwayBuffalo police have identified the man who was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon o
Police identify man fatally shot Tuesday on Broadway
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Buffalo police have identified the man who was fatally shot Tuesday afternoon on Broadway as Damon Hall, 22, of the Town of Tonawanda. Hall was shot just before 3:15 p.m. as he was coming out of Trendz, a clothing store at 1048 Broadway. He ran... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cheektowaga man gets up to 15 years for killing his friendA Cheektowaga man who killed his friend after a long afternoon of drinking toge
Cheektowaga man gets up to 15 years for killing his friend
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A Cheektowaga man who killed his friend after a long afternoon of drinking together last October has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison. Thomas M. Szczesniak, 54, had been found guilty of second degree manslaughter for shooting Joseph... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man seriously wounded in Buffalo shootingA man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the 100 block of Whitney Place jus
Man seriously wounded in Buffalo shooting
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
A man was seriously wounded in a shooting in the 100 block of Whitney Place just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo police reported. The 29-year-old man was transported to Erie County Medical Center and is listed in critical condition. Anyone with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Our hearts are broken’ as two lives are lost in wave of shootingsGunfire that claimed two lives rang out across the city Tuesday in three separa
‘Our hearts are broken’ as two lives are lost in wave of shootings
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
Gunfire that claimed two lives rang out across the city Tuesday in three separate shootings within about 13 hours. Dozens of mourners gathered at a tearful vigil early Tuesday evening in front of a West Side barbershop where barber Juan Ortiz... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man shot on Broadway, rushed to ECMCA man was rushed to Erie County Medical Center after being shot at about 3:20 p
Man shot on Broadway, rushed to ECMC
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
A man was rushed to Erie County Medical Center after being shot at about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday on Broadway. The man was shot as he was coming out of Trendz, a clothing store at 1048 Broadway. He ran across the street and collapsed in front of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Gunfire wounds two in vehicle on Hertel AvenueTwo people were wounded when gunfire hit their vehicle early Tuesday in North B
Gunfire wounds two in vehicle on Hertel Avenue
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Two people were wounded when gunfire hit their vehicle early Tuesday in North Buffalo, a police spokesman said. Shots apparently were fired from one vehicle at another on Hertel Avenue, near Parkside Avenue, shortly before 2 a.m. Two people riding... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Local firms unite to turn former school into new Seneca-Babcock community centerThe Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger communit
Local firms unite to turn former school into new Seneca-Babcock community center
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger community center on the site of a former Buffalo public school, through a volunteer effort by a group of notable local firms led by Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. The developer-led... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Site of former school to become home to Seneca-Babcock community centerThe Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger communit
Site of former school to become home to Seneca-Babcock community center
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger community center on the site of a former Buffalo city school, through a volunteer effort by an assembly of notable local firms led by Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. The... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Former school to become Seneca-Babcock community centerThe Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger communit
Former school to become Seneca-Babcock community center
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
The Seneca-Babcock neighborhood is poised to get a new and much larger community center in a former Buffalo city school, through a volunteer effort by an assembly of notable local firms led by Ciminelli Real Estate Corp. The developer-led group is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Pickup driver charged with DWI after hitting vehicle, careening down embankment of I-190A Tonawanda man was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving
Pickup driver charged with DWI after hitting vehicle, careening down embankment of I-190
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
A Tonawanda man was charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving just before 5 p.m. Saturday after he struck two other vehicles and then drove his pickup off an embankment of the southbound Niagara Thruway. Donald Ramsey, 47, was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two men injured in shooting in BuffaloTwo men were shot, one in the leg and one in the back, about 8 p.m. Saturday at
Two men injured in shooting in Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
Two men were shot, one in the leg and one in the back, about 8 p.m. Saturday at Hickory and South Division streets. Both men were taken to Erie County Medical Center. The extent of their injuries was unavailable.. Further information was... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lillian Davis-Wilson ordained deacon in Episcopal Diocese of WNYLillian J. Davis-Wilson on Saturday became only the second African-American wom
Lillian Davis-Wilson ordained deacon in Episcopal Diocese of WNY
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
Lillian J. Davis-Wilson on Saturday became only the second African-American woman to be ordained a deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York in a ceremony held in St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral. Davis-Wilson, who was ordained to the Sacred... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amherst woman severely hurt in buffalo rollover crashAn Amherst woman was rushed to the Erie County Medical Center where she was lis
Amherst woman severely hurt in buffalo rollover crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
An Amherst woman was rushed to the Erie County Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition shortly after her vehicle rolled over on Main Street near West Delavan Avenue about 3:30 p.m. Friday. Police did not released the woman’s... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Sister Mary Laurene, teacher, principal, librarianJan. 22, 1918 – Aug. 24, 2015 Sister Mary Laurene, a Felician Sister for 78 ye
Sister Mary Laurene, teacher, principal, librarian
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
Jan. 22, 1918 – Aug. 24, 2015 Sister Mary Laurene, a Felician Sister for 78 years, died in Erie County Medical Center on Aug. 24, 2015. She was 97. The former Helen Szymanski was born in Buffalo and was a member of Assumption Parish. She entered... Read more
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The Buffalo News
ECMC dedicates ‘comfort room’ for young adult patientsErie County Medical Center on Thursday dedicated the “Anthony V. Mannino Comfor
ECMC dedicates ‘comfort room’ for young adult patients
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
Erie County Medical Center on Thursday dedicated the “Anthony V. Mannino Comfort Room” in memory of a local man who lost a 22-month battle with esophageal cancer in 2009 at the age of 21. His family started the Anthony V. Mannino Foundation to... Read more
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The Buffalo News
On-air killings put new focus on security in the workplaceThe on-air murders of a television news reporter and cameraman in Virginia on W
On-air killings put new focus on security in the workplace
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
The on-air murders of a television news reporter and cameraman in Virginia on Wednesday and the almost immediate suspicion that an unhappy former employee of the TV station pulled the trigger serve as yet another reminder that the workplace can be a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two young men shot in Keystone Street driveby remain hospitalizedTwo young men wounded in a drive-by shooting on Keystone Street remain hospital
Two young men shot in Keystone Street driveby remain hospitalized
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
Two young men wounded in a drive-by shooting on Keystone Street remain hospitalized Wednesday, according to a spokesman for Buffalo police. A 23-year-old man is listed in serious condition at Erie County Medical Center, while an 18-year-old is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two young men shot in Keystone Street drivebyTwo young men were wounded in a drive by shooting as they stood outside 212 Key
Two young men shot in Keystone Street driveby
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
Two young men were wounded in a drive by shooting as they stood outside 212 Keystone Street off Walden Avenue just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to witnesses. Although about half a dozen police cars remained at the scene more than two hours... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Driver who crashed into Allentown restaurant given Narcan, taken to ECMCThe driver of a Jeep that crashed into the Cantina Loco bar and restaurant in A
Driver who crashed into Allentown restaurant given Narcan, taken to ECMC
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
The driver of a Jeep that crashed into the Cantina Loco bar and restaurant in Allentown Tuesday afternoon was given Narcan, an the anti-opioid medicine, at the accident scene by a Buffalo firefighters, authorities said. The accident at the corner of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man shot at Genesee and Burgard PlaceAn unidentified man who was shot at Burgard Place and Genesee Street about 4 p.
Man shot at Genesee and Burgard Place
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
An unidentified man who was shot at Burgard Place and Genesee Street about 4 p.m. Tuesday was rushed to the Erie County Medical Center for treatment for what Buffalo Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said “appear to be non-life-threatening... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Sheriff’s deputies release ID of motorcycle crash victimLOCKPORT –The Niagara County Sheriff Department has identified Richard Howes, 4
Niagara Sheriff’s deputies release ID of motorcycle crash victim
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
LOCKPORT –The Niagara County Sheriff Department has identified Richard Howes, 42, of Lockport as the operator in a motorcycle crash which happened just after 7:30 p.m. Monday on Tonawanda Creek Road. Howes was remained in serious condition on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two knives used in West Side assaultAn attacker used two different knives while attacking a relative following an a
Two knives used in West Side assault
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
An attacker used two different knives while attacking a relative following an argument on Prospect Avenue on the city’s West Side, Buffalo police said. The 40-year-old victim told Central District police that his relative got a knife from the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two charged in Aug. 17 slaying during holdup attemptA 20-year-old Congress Street man and a 16-year-old Arkansas Street youth were
Two charged in Aug. 17 slaying during holdup attempt
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
A 20-year-old Congress Street man and a 16-year-old Arkansas Street youth were arrested Monday in the murder of a 54-year-old man during a robbery attempt at Arkansas and Grant streets about 12:30 a.m. Aug. 17, according to Buffalo Police Chief of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Family sizes are shrinking, but for some the chaos and craziness still existsTrying to manage a career and a large family has always made for great sitcom f
Family sizes are shrinking, but for some the chaos and craziness still exists
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
Trying to manage a career and a large family has always made for great sitcom fodder. Think “The Brady Bunch,” “Eight is Enough” and “The Cosby Show.” For people who live that life, those shows can sometimes feel like a documentary. “It is... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two suspects arrested in week-old fatal robbery attemptA 20-year-old Congress Street man and a 16-year-old Arkansas Street youth who i
Two suspects arrested in week-old fatal robbery attempt
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
A 20-year-old Congress Street man and a 16-year-old Arkansas Street youth who is being prosecuted as an adult, were both arrested Monday afternoon in the murder of a 54-year-old man during a robbery attempt at Arkansas and Grant streets about 12:30... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Motorcyclist injured in Lockport accidentLOCKPORT – Niagara County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a motorcycle acc
Motorcyclist injured in Lockport accident
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
LOCKPORT – Niagara County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a motorcycle accident early Monday morning in the Town of Lockport that resulted in injuries. The sheriff’s office said an unidentified 41-year-old man was ejected at about 7:37 a.m.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
15-old youth critically injured by gunfire on Northampton StreetA 15-year-old Buffalo youth was listed in critical condition late Monday mornin
15-old youth critically injured by gunfire on Northampton Street
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
A 15-year-old Buffalo youth was listed in critical condition late Monday morning, after having been struck by gunfire Sunday evening in the 400 block of Northampton Street. The young male, whose name has not been released, was taken to Erie County... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police arrest Buffalo man in DWI fatalityBuffalo police have identified the man accused of being drunk when his vehicle
Police arrest Buffalo man in DWI fatality
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
Buffalo police have identified the man accused of being drunk when his vehicle struck and fatally injured a woman on Girard Place near Fillmore Avenue at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Rickey Mellerson, 54, of Buffalo, has been arrested and charged with... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Woman dies after being hit by car; driver charged with DWIBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 54-year-old man has been charged with vehicul
Woman dies after being hit by car; driver charged with DWI
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 54-year-old man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after a pedestrian was fatally struck in a Buffalo neighborhood. Officials say the accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Woman dies after being hit by car; driver charged with DWIBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 54-year-old man has been charged with vehicul
Woman dies after being hit by car; driver charged with DWI
New Jersey Herald / Posted 10 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 54-year-old man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated after a pedestrian was fatally struck in a Buffalo neighborhood. Officials say the accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Woman fatally injured when hit by car in DWI caseA woman was fatally injured when struck by a drunken driver on Girard Place nea
Woman fatally injured when hit by car in DWI case
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
A woman was fatally injured when struck by a drunken driver on Girard Place near Fillmore Avenue about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Buffalo Police said. The victim, described only as in her mid-40s, was sitting in a community garden when hit by a car backing... Read more
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The Buffalo News
At least one person hospitalized after Hamburg crashAt least one person was injured in a crash Sunday night in the Town of Hamburg,
At least one person hospitalized after Hamburg crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
At least one person was injured in a crash Sunday night in the Town of Hamburg, authorities said. The victim was transported by Mercy Flight helicopter to Erie County Medical Center following the crash accident in the 5000-block of Old Lake Shore... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Woman fatally injured when hit by car on Girard PlaceA woman was fatally injured when struck by a car on Girard Place near Fillmore
Woman fatally injured when hit by car on Girard Place
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
A woman was fatally injured when struck by a car on Girard Place near Fillmore Avenue about 4:30 Sunday, Buffalo Police said. The victim, described only as in her mid-40s, was sitting in a community garden when hit by a car backing up, a witness... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two injured in stabbing near Broadway and Liddell StreetTwo people were injured in a stabbing incident about 5 p.m. Sunday near Broadwa
Two injured in stabbing near Broadway and Liddell Street
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
Two people were injured in a stabbing incident about 5 p.m. Sunday near Broadway and Liddell Street, Buffalo police said. Both victims were taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of injuries that are not considered life-threatening,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Teenager struck by gunfire on Northhampton StreetA teenage male was struck by gunfire about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of No
Teenager struck by gunfire on Northhampton Street
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
A teenage male was struck by gunfire about 7 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of Northhampton Street. The victim, whose injuries were described as serious, was taken to Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo police said. Anyone with information is asked... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two Buffalo men struck by shotgun pelletsTwo Buffalo men were wounded by buck shot early Saturday morning in the vicinit
Two Buffalo men struck by shotgun pellets
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Two Buffalo men were wounded by buck shot early Saturday morning in the vicinity of East Ferry and Goodyear Avenue. Officers responded to the call just before 1:30 a.m. and found two men were struck in the leg by shotgun pellets. A 24-year-old and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two taken to ECMC after car rear-ends their motorcycle on ThruwayThe male operator of a motorcycle and his female passenger were taken to Erie C
Two taken to ECMC after car rear-ends their motorcycle on Thruway
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
The male operator of a motorcycle and his female passenger were taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment after they were rear-ended by a car as both were exiting the Niagara Thruway at South Ogden Street about 10:20 p.m. Friday. State... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash in downtown BuffaloBuffalo police have identified the man who was killed in a downtown motorcycle
Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash in downtown Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Buffalo police have identified the man who was killed in a downtown motorcycle accident late Thursday night as Anibal Hernandez, 39, of Buffalo. Hernandez reportedly lost control of his motorcycle at about 11:30 p.m. while rounding a curve on... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Driver injured in Clarence crashA female driver was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of injuri
Driver injured in Clarence crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
A female driver was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of injuries she suffered when she lost controlled of her vehicle about 7 p.m. Friday on Shisler Road near Bergtold Road in Clarence. Scott Zylka, spokesman for the Erie County... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Silver Creek woman injured in rollover crashSILVER CREEK -- A Silver Creek woman was injured in a rollover accident at abou
Silver Creek woman injured in rollover crash
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
SILVER CREEK -- A Silver Creek woman was injured in a rollover accident at about 2:30 p.m. Friday while allegedly speeding on Beebe Road in the Town of Hanover, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reported. Alysia M. Richards, 19, was flown by... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Motorcyclist dies in crash in downtown BuffaloA 39-year-old Buffalo man died after losing control of his motorcycle late Thur
Motorcyclist dies in crash in downtown Buffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
A 39-year-old Buffalo man died after losing control of his motorcycle late Thursday in downtown Buffalo, according to a police spokesman. The accident was reported at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. The motorcyclist lost control of his bike while... Read more
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The Buffalo News
William R. Frieder, retired nurse, volunteered in HaitiJune 4, 1941 – Aug. 15, 2015 WHEATFIELD – William R. Frieder of Wheatfield, a
William R. Frieder, retired nurse, volunteered in Haiti
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
June 4, 1941 – Aug. 15, 2015 WHEATFIELD – William R. Frieder of Wheatfield, a retired nurse, died Saturday in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a short illness. He was 74. Born in Buffalo, Mr. Frieder graduated from Kenmore High... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Driver of stolen car remains hospitalizedAn Ohio man who drove into a local quarry while fleeing police remained hospita
Driver of stolen car remains hospitalized
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
An Ohio man who drove into a local quarry while fleeing police remained hospitalized Wednesday. State Police said a car driven by Andrew J. Betancur Jr., 21, of Columbus, bearing New Jersey license plates, had been reported stolen Tuesday in Monroe... Read more
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