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A delivery driver for Master Pizza told police that when he was taking an order to Emerson Place he was robbed at gunpoint of food and $150 in cash at 12:20 a.m. Sunday. Two men, including Khalil Burney, 21, of East Utica Street and an unknown accomplice allegedly called and then robbed the driver, police reported. The accomplice had been armed with a black handgun,…

A Buffalo man was beaten and injured by three men in front of a Mighty Taco in the 50 block of West Chippewa Street early Sunday morning. Police described the attack as a gang assault. The victim suffered lacerations to his upper lip and face and a possible concussion, police reported. He was taken to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance to be treated for his injurie…

A Wecker Street man said thieves broke into his Buffalo apartment in the 100 block on Saturday night and took $10,000 in cash, which he had been storing in a sneaker box in his bedroom. The victim told police that the suspects knew what they were looking for. He told police it appeared that the suspects forced their way in and went straight to his bedroom, where he had …

State police charged Ronald Watson, 46, of Redwood Lane, Akron, with punching and choking a woman on Transit Road in the Town of Middlebury last week. Troopers responding to a 911 call reported finding a bloody woman at the door asking for help. Watson allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face, pulled her hair, choked her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle…

Kenmore Police charged a Kinsey Avenue man with third-degree possession of marijuana, a class E felony, after serving a warrant at his home in the 400 block of the street on Friday evening. Anthony Nardello, 40, was arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into marijuana sales in the village, according to Kenmore police. A class E felony possession charge means a su…

A 21-year-old man was taken to surgery at Erie County Medical Center following a shooting at 2:30 a.m. Sunday at Bailey and Lisbon avenues, according to the Buffalo Police Department. He was shot multiple times by unknown assailants. The victim's identity and current condition has not been released. The case is under investigation by Buffalo Police homicide detec…

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A Buffalo man was arrested Friday night in connection to a shooting last month on Burgard Place. No injuries were reported. Andre Jones, 33, of Fairfield Avenue, was charged with felony assault at 8:55 p.m. Friday. He allegedly walked up the driveway of a home in the 20 block of Burgard Place on June 29, while armed with a handgun and pointed the gun at the victim. A…

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A worker at Petey's Pizzaria on Forest Avenue was charged with forgery after allegedly stealing a check from the business and making it out to herself. Patti S. Platt, 50, of Rapin Place is accused of cashing the check for an unnamed sum at Bank of America on Bailey Avenue in Buffalo. Upon searching Platt, police also reported finding a black Taser in her purse. Plat…

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Buffalo police charged a Buffalo man with driving while intoxicated in connection with a hit-and-run incident in May that left the victim with a broken wrist and leg. Troy Kaderback, 23, of Hertel Avenue is accused of being intoxicated when he struck Willie Bell, 38, of Blaine Avenue, just after midnight on May 13 and then fleeing the scene, according to a police report…

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A Northwest Bank teller told Buffalo police that a man scammed her out of $1,200 Friday while exchanging money and asked for Euros. The man entered the Lafayette Avenue bank with $2,800 in $100 bills and requested to exchange them for $20 bills. The teller gave the man the $2,800 in $20 bills. The man pocketed $1,200 and requested $2,800 worth of Euros instead. When …

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Three teens are accused of breaking into a Cricket Wireless store at 2483 Bailey Ave., Buffalo police reported. Police responded to a burglary-in-progress call at 4 a.m. Wednesday and reported finding a damaged door and window. After reviewing the store's security video and obtaining a description of three suspects, police went to a home on Gerald Avenue where they f…

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A Buffalo woman told police that her 15-year-old daughter was raped Friday night by a man known to the family only as Greg, according to a police report. The man provided the girl with narcotics and alcohol, forced her into a bed and forced himself on her over the teen's protests, according to a police report. A rape kit was completed at Erie County Medical Center an…

A New York Alert to "shelter in place" was lifted at 11:20 a.m. for Lewiston residents in the area of Garlow, Stolz, Kline, and Laurel roads and Donna Drive. New York State police had responded to a a barricaded suicidal subject on Garlow Road and were able to take him into custody without incident, according to State Police spokesperson Trooper James O'Callahan. Sta…

A 30-year-old Zelmer Street man reported that two men being stabbed him as he walked  south on Walden Avenue and Harmonia Street just after 1 a.m. Friday. The victim  said the men, who were both about 19 or 20 years old, approached him and fought with him. As the fight escalated, Hodge was stabbed four times, in the left hip, left ribs, left bicep and left tricep, be…

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Former Buffalo Bills running back O.J. Simpson's parole hearing is Thursday at 1 p.m. Buffalo time in Carson City, Nevada. Currently serving a 33-year prison sentence, Simpson has a chance of receiving good news and being released on parole from Lovelock Correctional Center as soon as Oct. 1. How good are Simpson's chances of being granted parole? What will the Nevada B…