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Elmira Star-Gazette
Elmira man sentenced 188 months for making child pornA 41-year-old Elmira man who was convicted of producing child pornography was s
Elmira man sentenced 188 months for making child porn
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A 41-year-old Elmira man who was convicted of producing child pornography was sentenced to 188 months in prison U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa. Shannon T. Lewis was also placed on supervised release for a period of 30 years and was... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
West Elmira man faces federal child pornography chargesFederal authorities said Friday a former teacher from West Elmira has been char
West Elmira man faces federal child pornography charges
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Federal authorities said Friday a former teacher from West Elmira has been charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said Howard E. Brooks, 37, of Lexington Avenue, Elmira, faces five to 20... Read more
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Officer.com
Buffalo Police Officer Indicted in Assault CaseSuspended Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug has been indicted by a federal gran
Buffalo Police Officer Indicted in Assault Case
Officer.com / Posted 3 days ago
Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with another on-duty assault for an incident that happened five years ago. Krug, 40, a 15-year veteran of the police force, was charged in the new... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Suspended over one assault case, Buffalo cop is indicted in anotherSuspended Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug has been indicted by a federal gran
Suspended over one assault case, Buffalo cop is indicted in another
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Corey Krug has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with another on-duty assault for an incident that happened five years ago. Krug, 40, a 15-year veteran of the police force, was charged in the new... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Feds: Lego box contained bricks of an illegal sortA Buffalo man has been charged in federal court for allegedly trying to ship tw
Feds: Lego box contained bricks of an illegal sort
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
A Buffalo man has been charged in federal court for allegedly trying to ship two kilograms of cocaine from Puerto Rico to an address in Buffalo. The two individually wrapped bricks of cocaine were found “stuffed inside a LEGO box,” according to U.S.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Another Schuele Boys gang member pleads guiltyTywone Smothers, 36, a member of the former Schuele Boys gang of violent East B
Another Schuele Boys gang member pleads guilty
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
Tywone Smothers, 36, a member of the former Schuele Boys gang of violent East Buffalo drug dealers, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to distribute marijuana before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Assistant U.S. Attorney George C.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Drug-dealing family homes razed under federal programA vacant house that represented the dominance of a crack cocaine-dealing family
Drug-dealing family homes razed under federal program
The Buffalo News / Posted 6 days ago
A vacant house that represented the dominance of a crack cocaine-dealing family for a decade or more was reduced to a pile of debris in less than 30 minutes Tuesday morning. The house at 41 Deshler St. was the first of six houses to be razed,... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida man sentenced for $10M mortgage fraud schemeBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Florida man has been sentenced t
Florida man sentenced for $10M mortgage fraud scheme
Naples Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Florida man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a $10 million mortgage fraud scheme that targeted a Buffalo-based bank and other financial institutions. The U.S. attorney in... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Hochul Addresses Opioid EpidemicOn Monday, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. and Mary Lou Leary, deputy direc
Hochul Addresses Opioid Epidemic
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
On Monday, U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. and Mary Lou Leary, deputy director of state, local and tribal affairs for the Office of National Drug Control Policy, addressed this effort and its challenges at the Chautauqua Institution's Hall of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Local postal service stamped with rash of carrier crimesThat old but unofficial mail carrier motto, the one inscribed on the facade of
Local postal service stamped with rash of carrier crimes
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
That old but unofficial mail carrier motto, the one inscribed on the facade of the James Farley Post Office in Manhattan, makes prominent mention of rain, snow, heat and gloom of night. What it doesn’t mention is greed and poor judgment, two... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Californian pleads guilty to marijuana, money-laundering schemeA California man responsible for an cross-country marijuana and money-launderin
Californian pleads guilty to marijuana, money-laundering scheme
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
A California man responsible for an cross-country marijuana and money-laundering scheme pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara Wednesday to conspiracy to distribute 100 kilograms or more of marijuana and money laundering... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man convicted of fraud in case that hinged on showing he killed fiancéeAfter six years of waiting, Angela Moss’ family received some justice Wednesday
Buffalo man convicted of fraud in case that hinged on showing he killed fiancée
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
After six years of waiting, Angela Moss’ family received some justice Wednesday. A federal court jury deliberated less than four hours before finding Ronald “Todd” Epps guilty of killing his longtime fiancée as part of a scheme to collect on her... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man involved in cross-country pot and money laundering plot pleads guiltyA 28-year-old Buffalo-area man busted along with a California man in a marijuan
Buffalo man involved in cross-country pot and money laundering plot pleads guilty
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
A 28-year-old Buffalo-area man busted along with a California man in a marijuana distribution and money laundering scheme here last fall pleaded guilty to conspiracy to launder money before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara Monday. Benjamin... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suspected Rwandan Genocidaire Jailed in United StatesA Rwandan national has been indicted on charges of making false statements and
Suspected Rwandan Genocidaire Jailed in United States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
A Rwandan national has been indicted on charges of making false statements and lying to the United States government, Chimp Corps report. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced this week that a federal grand jury in Buffalo has returned a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Former Alden man pleads guilty to Arizona-to-WNY drug traffickingA former Alden man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to crimes connected t
Former Alden man pleads guilty to Arizona-to-WNY drug trafficking
The Buffalo News / Posted 24 days ago
A former Alden man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to crimes connected to a drug-trafficking gang that shipped drugs from Arizona to the Buffalo area. Jordan Ali, 35, of Tempe, Ariz., pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Alleged Rwandan terrorist indicted by federal grand juryPeter Kalimu, 48, a native of the African country of Rwanda now living in Buffa
Alleged Rwandan terrorist indicted by federal grand jury
The Buffalo News / Posted 25 days ago
Peter Kalimu, 48, a native of the African country of Rwanda now living in Buffalo, was indicted by a federal grand jury here Thursday for allegedly being a former terrorist in that country, allegedly falsified his naturalization application to become... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Pa. woman sentenced on weapon chargeA Lawrenceville woman who was convicted of possession and sale of a stolen fire
Pa. woman sentenced on weapon charge
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
A Lawrenceville woman who was convicted of possession and sale of a stolen firearm and transportation of a stolen firearm over state lines was sentenced to 16 months in prison Thursday by U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci in Rochester. Ciera Leann... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Horseheads man pleads guilty to producing child pornA Horseheads man pleaded guilty Thursday to production of child pornography bef
Horseheads man pleads guilty to producing child porn
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
A Horseheads man pleaded guilty Thursday to production of child pornography before U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa in Rochester. Daniel Sayre, 31, faces a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison, a maximum of 30 years and a $250,000 fine,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Feds seize drugs worth $3.5 million in major bust in BUffaloIn January of 2014, law enforcement authorities on the West Coast discovered mo
Feds seize drugs worth $3.5 million in major bust in BUffalo
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
In January of 2014, law enforcement authorities on the West Coast discovered more than 15 pounds of cocaine being readied for shipment from a Los Angeles area seafood warehouse. The destination was more than 2,000 miles away, in Western New... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Hochul to discuss opiate epidemic at ChautauquaCHAUTAUQUA – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. is scheduled to give a lecture
Hochul to discuss opiate epidemic at Chautauqua
The Buffalo News / Posted 27 days ago
CHAUTAUQUA – U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. is scheduled to give a lecture that will include the ongoing opiate epidemic at 2 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Hall of Philosophy at Chautauqua Institution. Accompanying Hochul will be Mary Lou Leary, who... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Use of propane cannon under fire in WilsonWILSON – Residents of Daniels and Braley roads contacted the Niagara County She
Use of propane cannon under fire in Wilson
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
WILSON – Residents of Daniels and Braley roads contacted the Niagara County Sheriff Department at around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to report hearing continuous, loud popping noises. They thought it might have been gun fire. It turned out to be the blasts... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna man given federal prison term for crack cocaine salesCarvis McCutcheon, 35, was ordered Monday to serve a 46-month term in federal p
Lackawanna man given federal prison term for crack cocaine sales
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
Carvis McCutcheon, 35, was ordered Monday to serve a 46-month term in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara on his March 9 guilty plea to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute crack cocaine. U.S. Attorney William J.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Judge rejects bail for accused ISIS supporterU.S. Magistrate Hugh B. Scott Friday denied bail for Lackawanna resident Arafat
Judge rejects bail for accused ISIS supporter
The Buffalo News / Posted a month ago
U.S. Magistrate Hugh B. Scott Friday denied bail for Lackawanna resident Arafat M. Nagi, who is accused of recruiting for ISIS and planning to fight for the terrorist group. Nagi was ordered detained until a preliminary hearing Aug. 12. In denying... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amputation of leg done on suspect in bomb caseMichael C. O’Neill’s left leg has been amputated and he is getting rehabilitati
Amputation of leg done on suspect in bomb case
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Michael C. O’Neill’s left leg has been amputated and he is getting rehabilitation therapy to learn how to get around after the explosion last week in his family’s Wheatfield garage. O’Neill remains at Erie County Medical Center and is not under the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Accused ISIS recruiter’s lawyer plans to argue for bailArafat M. Nagi, accused of recruiting for ISIS and planning to fight for the te
Accused ISIS recruiter’s lawyer plans to argue for bail
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Arafat M. Nagi, accused of recruiting for ISIS and planning to fight for the terrorist group, should be released on bail, his assigned counsel intends to argue at a detention hearing in U.S. District Court Friday morning. “He is not a flight risk or... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Leg of bombing suspect amputated in aftermath of Wheatfield explosionMichael C. O’Neill’s left leg has been amputated and he is getting rehabilitati
Leg of bombing suspect amputated in aftermath of Wheatfield explosion
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Michael C. O’Neill’s left leg has been amputated and he is getting rehabilitation therapy to learn how to get around after the explosion last week in his family’s Wheatfield garage. O’Neill remains at Erie County Medical Center and is not under the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Lackawanna terror suspect: a dangerous ISIS supporter or loudmouthed crackpot?Arafat M. Nagi expressed on the Internet his elation when the Islamic State ter
Lackawanna terror suspect: a dangerous ISIS supporter or loudmouthed crackpot?
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Arafat M. Nagi expressed on the Internet his elation when the Islamic State terrorist group beheaded its victims. He bought a machete, night-vision goggles and other combat gear. And he made two trips to the Middle East, allegedly attempting to link... Read more
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