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Crime Stoppers WNY is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or persons responsible for the death of 71-year-old Diane Wolfe, a Canisius College employee. Wolfe’s body was found early Wednesday inside a home in the Town of Tonawanda’s Green Acres neighborhood. According to a report by police,

Town of Tonawanda Police Thursday arrested a man accused of robbing a Key Bank branch at 1930 Niagara Falls Blvd. Police identified the arrested man as 49-year-old Stephen J. J. Baker, but did not reveal where he lived. Police said the proceeds from the robbery have been recovered. The incident was still under investigation by the Town of Tonawanda

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The reward for information about the killing of a mother in the Town of Tonawanda has more than tripled to a total of $25,000. The FBI announced today it was contributing $17,500 to the existing $7,500 Buffalo Crime Stoppers reward offer in connection with the Danielle Cretacci murder investigation. The announcement was made Friday afternoon at a joint press

The Town of Tonawanda Police Department reported at 8 p.m. Tuesday that its administrative phone lines are down. Until the problem is fixed, anyone seeking to contact police is urged to dial 911 from either a cellphone or landline. For nonemergencies, callers are urged to dial 879-6613, police officials

Law enforcement from multiple jurisdictions in Western New York are investigating a recent string of 11 armed robberies that are “possibly linked to a similar suspect,” according to the Town of Tonawanda Police Department. Authorities say the robberies have occurred over the last three weeks at gas stations and convenience stores throughout Erie and Niagara Counties, with police from

An person armed with a handgun robbed a gas station convenience store in the Town of Tonawanda Monday morning, according to the Town of Tonawanda Police Department. A white male suspect wearing a hoodie and a black ski mask entered the Sunoco APlus at the intersection of Niagara Falls Boulevard and South Ellicott Creek Road and displayed a black

DNA evidence helped lead law enforcement to an indictment of a Buffalo man in a home invasion of an elderly Tonawanda couple, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York. Todd Laraba, 41, was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of Hobbs Act robbery and conspiracy, U.S. Attorney James P.

A lockout was put in place Friday at the Benjamin Franklin elementary and middle school complex on Parkhurst Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda while Town of Tonawanda Police investigated an alleged neighborhood incident. According to the Town of Tonawanda Police Department, the lockout was requested so police could investigate a report of an alleged suicidal individual in the

A 40-year-old tourist from from Pakistan died early Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash on the I-290, Town of Tonawanda police said. Police identified the victim as Hamad Mir. Mir, who was pinned beneath the steering wheel of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The crash, which happened at about 12:30 a.m. on the I-290

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