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A Buffalo man pleaded guilty Friday to first-degree assault for causing severe injuries to a toddler in his care. Marcel Brooks, 26, faces a maximum of 15 years in prison when he is sentenced July 28 by State Supreme Court Justice M. William Boller. According to the Erie County District Attorney's Office, Brooks was caring for his girlfriend's 22-month-old nephew…

A Village of Albion man was airlifted Friday to Buffalo General Hospital after police said he sustained severe head injuries, allegedly in a physical altercation with another man, according to authorities. Albion Police were dispatched at about 1:47 a.m. to an apartment building on North Main Street in the village, where they found the man, Albion Police said. The ma…

A North Tonawanda man was arrested on several charges Wednesday, following what City of Tonawanda police described as a road rage incident. Douglas P. Everett, 40, of Warner Avenue, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, menacing, disorderly conduct and harassment after he pulled a 22-year motorist from his vehicle and began choking him, while stopped at a …

A Buffalo woman faces assault and drug charges after she was arrested Thursday following an alleged fight with another woman outside an apartment on Grove Street, according to City of Tonawanda police. Rebecca D. Nugent, 22, a resident of Fulton Street, was charged with assault, harassment and criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to City of Tonawanda…

A former worker at the Rehabilitiation Center in Olean has pleaded guilty to charges of attempted assault on a person with developmental disabilities in his care. Ahmad Burney, 52, of Olean, pleaded guilty to second-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physically disabled person, along with one count of third-degree attempted assault, according to a speci…