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After killing two of his "brothers" assassination style, Kingsmen Andre Jenkins jumped on his Harley and as he fled the scene, yelled out one last four-letter message - "LKDK," according to prosecutors. "Live a Kingsmen. Die a Kingsmen," Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph M. Tripi said Tuesday. The story of how two Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members died at the hands of on…

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A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information on thefts from vehicles in Orchard Park. The thefts happened over the weekend in the area of Armor Duells and Chestnut Ridge roads, according to Orchard Park police. The reward, offered by Crime Stoppers Buffalo, is for information leading to an arrest or indictment. Tips can be shared with Crime Stoppers by c…

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A Genesee County woman was arraigned Monday on drunk driving and other traffic charges, following a one-vehicle accident she was involved in on Thursday, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Laura Vazquez-Coronado, 38, of Elba, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unsafe backing, making an unsafe lane change and driving on the shoulder, following an …

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A Jamestown man was arrested Sunday after attempting to elude police, whom he led on a brief foot chase, according to Jamestown Police. Tavion L. Turner, 19, was charged with criminal mischief, harassment and obstructing governmental administration, Jamestown Police said. Officers had been called shortly after 5:30 p.m. to a West 8th Street address for a report of a …

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A Buffalo man who allegedly stole proceeds from an outside parking ramp in the Fruit Belt neighborhood was arrested for robbery Sunday, according to a Buffalo Police report. Kyle Kennon-Brown, 36, of Barthel Street, allegedly took $111 in cash from a parking attendant who was leaving work for the night, Buffalo Police reported. The alleged robbery occurred at about 1…

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Kevin K. Sheridan of Buffalo was in his motorized wheelchair and headed to the store late Friday afternoon when a driver struck him and took off, according to a neighbor and police. Sheridan told a neighbor he doesn't remember what happened on Vulcan Street, which straddles the border between Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood and the Town of Tonawanda. Sheridan, 56, s…

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A 47-year-old woman with a 9-year-old child in her car was pulled over just after midnight Sunday by State Police who charged her with a Leandra's law violation. Deanna Carhart, 47, of Alden, was stopped on Crittenden Road after police observed her speeding and failing to stop for a stop sign, police said. Carhart failed field sobriety tests and was arrested with…

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A City of Tonawanda man charged with driving while intoxicated last month faces a new DWI charge after he was arrested over the weekend, according to police. King G. Bonner II, 29, of Young Street, was pulled over on State Street shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Officers found an open bottle of vodka in his vehicle's center console, City of Tonawanda police said. Bo…

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A 19-year-old Buffalo man was listed in critical condition after he was shot several times early Monday morning on Shepard Street, according to Buffalo Police. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. on Shepard, north of Pullman Place near Bailey Avenue and Broadway. The victim was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was initially listed in serio…

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Sunday night was a tough night for delivery drivers for Frenchy's Pizzeria in Niagara Falls. Two drivers for the Niagara Street pizzeria were robbed in separate incidents, with one driver grazed by a bullet near 17th Street and Pierce Avenue, according to Niagara Falls police reports. Just before midnight, police responded to the emergency room at Niagara Falls Memor…

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A pizza deliveryman, a gas station clerk and a 7-Eleven employee fell victim on Sunday to customers with counterfeit cash, according to Buffalo police reports. Someone bought two candy bars at the 7-Eleven on Prospect Avenue Sunday afternoon, paying with a fake $50 bill, according to a report. In the second case, two women paid for gas at a gas station on Bailey Aven…

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A Dunkirk woman was arrested on drug charges Sunday afternoon as part of an ongoing investigation into crack cocaine sales in the city. Charlotta M. Thomas, 29, was picked up by Dunkirk police on a warrant charging her with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree. Thomas allege…

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A crook masquerading as a water authority worker stole $4,000 from an 82-year-old man who allowed the scammer in his house to check on basement pipes, Orchard Park Police reported. The $4,000 cash was kept in a safe in a closet of the man's bedroom, said Orchard Park Lt. Joseph Ray. Police believe the money was taken by an accomplice who came in the house while the vict…

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A Wheatfield woman faces a string of charges, including felony and misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated, after telling Niagara Falls police that she "hit something" on the LaSalle Expressway. Officers said they found Tracy L. Poe, 44, sitting in her car in the 7600 block of Edison Avenue around 4 p.m. Friday. It was obvious from the damage to her vehicle that…