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Four teen-agers  were wounded late Friday when a vehicle pulled up outside a gathering on Roosevelt Avenue and one or more gunmen opened fire, Buffalo police said. Buffalo police say three males and a female were wounded. An 19-year-old Buffalo female victim and two Buffalo male victims, 18 and 16, were taken to Erie County Medical Center. The woman and older male were …

A man was critically wounded late Friday night on the first block of Wood Street, off Walden Avenue, Buffalo Police reported. The 28-year-old mane was taken to Erie  County Medial Center, where he is listed in critical condition, police said. The man was not identified. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the confidential tip line at (716) 847-2255. …

A pedestrian suffered serious injuries when struck by a vehicle about 4:30 p.m. Monday in the 1900 block of Delaware Avenue near Delaware Park, Buffalo police said. The victim is a man between 60 and 70 years old, accident investigators said. Police said the man darted across the street and was struck by the vehicle, though police were still investigating the accident M…

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John O'Rourk often apologizes for his memory. The retired Buffalo police officer suffered a massive heart attack 18 years ago. He'd been using the snowblower at his West Seneca home. He started to feel "a little wobbly." He suddenly endured crushing pressure — what he describes as "an elephant's foot" — upon his chest. At the hospital, the doctors decided the damage was…

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A child custody dispute resulted in the arrest of a Buffalo man for driving while intoxicated Thursday, police said. Buffalo police were called to a Hertel Avenue address where they encountered a woman who told them that she did not want to release a child in her custody for visitation purposes. She said she feared the individual to whom she was supposed to turn the chi…

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Buffalo police are are advising students and parents to be aware following a report of a stranger-danger incident that occurred early Wednesday morning. Police said a 15-year-old female student was walking to a bus stop near East Delavan and Freund Street at about 6:45am when a man approached her and asked her to perform a sexual act. The incident is being investigated …

A 28-year-old man was listed in critical condition at Erie County Medical Center following a shooting Thursday afternoon in the 3300 block of Bailey Avenue, according to Buffalo Police late Thursday. The incident occurred just after 1:30 p.m., according to Buffalo Police. Police are asking anyone with information to call or text the Confidential TIP-CALL Line at 847-…

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death of a man whose body was found inside a railroad boxcar earlier on Thursday, a Buffalo Police Department spokesman said Thursday evening. Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said the body was discovered just before 9 a.m. on Tifft Street.

Representatives of Western New York Law Center and the National Center of Law and Economic Justice announced that they will file a lawsuit against the Buffalo Police Department. The lawsuit, which will be brought in Erie County Supreme Court, challenges the police department's refusal to produce records about the city's traffic safety checkpoint program, which were requ…

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A 17-year-old female who was struck in the leg by gunfire Monday in a shooting in the first block of Butler Avenue has been released from Erie County Medical Center, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The shooting in the city's Hamlin Park neighborhood occurred about 7:40 p.m. Police on Tuesday said the incident remains under invest…

For the second consecutive day, Buffalo Police on Friday were called to a scene in which someone was barricaded in a residence. South District police officers responded to a call just before 4 p.m.in the 400 block of Willett Street, where a man reported to have barricaded himself in an upper apartment, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge…

A 17-year-old male was struck by gunfire at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday in the first block of Bennett Village Terrace, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The youth was transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated for injuries that were not considered to be life-threatening, according to DeGeorge. Additional d…

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The Buffalo Police officer who first drew wide attention in February 2016 after he was suspended from the force for making outrageous and sometimes crude social media videos — known as “Angry Cops” — and posting them online has again been suspended for similar activity, a Buffalo Police Department spokesman said Thursday night. Officer Richard Hy was suspended by Commis…

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A child riding a bicycle was struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening at Grant and West Ferry streets, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The incident occurred just after 8 p.m., he said. The child was treated at the scene for minor injuries, DeGeorge said. No charges had been filed against the driver of the vehicle late Tuesday.

Buffalo Police were seeking the public's help on Wednesday in locating a 13-year-old Buffalo girl who was missing, authorities said. Authorities on Wednesday said Armani Zarlae, a Riley Street resident, did not get on the school bus at dismissal time from Hamlin Park School #74. Buffalo Police continued to search for Zarlae late Wednesday, according to authoritie…