Alechmarie Pizarro, 24, had pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the Feb. 15, 2020, death of Christopher O'Neil Pizarro.
The deadly blaze was caused by fireworks that ignited a couch in a vacant first-floor apartment, Niagara County Assistant District Attorney Peter M. Wydysh said.
Defense attorney Robert Viola thought he had a commitment from State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. that would keep his client out of state prison for a 2020 hit-and-run crash that killed a woman on the Tuscarora Reservation.
Geoffrey O. Sandiford will serve at least 15 years to life in prison for shooting a man to death in Niagara Falls last year.
A man who attacked a woman with a tree branch as she was jogging about 1 p.m. Saturday on state Developmental Disability Service Office proper…
Two people were injured late Sunday morning when gunfire broke out in the Kensington-Bailey neighborhood just west of the Pine Ridge Heritage cemeteries.
The shooting occurred just after midnight in the first block of Wade Avenue. Police said the victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance.
Detectives said the shooting took place at Northumberland Avenue and Kensington Avenue.
According to State Poilce, shots were fired from a passenger car at another vehicle on the highway near the Elm Street exit downtown.
Crystal M. Mnich, 36, of Wheatfield, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, among other charges.
Deshawna Taylor, 27, was charged with a felony count of second-degree assault, along with child endangerment and unlawfully possessing noxious material.
A New York State trooper who was run over in 2020 during racial justice protests on Buffalo's East Side has filed a lawsuit in state court against the Buffalo Police Department and the driver who struck him.
Prosecutors said that between March and December 2015, Gonzalo Velazquez-Cabrera, 39, of Buffalo, conspired with others to sell cocaine.
Prosecutors said 44-year-old Angel Coira-Burgos faces a minimum penalty of five years and a maximum of life in prison if convicted.
A Buffalo News analysis of the latest Buffalo Police Department data shows that the number of shootings in August dropped down to close to what's considered "normal" for the month.
Accused of what prosecutors have previously called a "savage beating," Yuriy Bruks faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife, Tetiana.
A judge granted defense attorney Daniel Tarantino's request to be released from representing Michael Cremen, who was indicted on charges in connection with the incident on Aug. 28, 2020.
A 25-year-old man was charged with second-degree assault, first-degree reckless endangerment, fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and seven traffic violations.
Andee Wright, 30, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder, in what Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn said during a news conference may be the worst case he's prosecuted in almost five years in office.
Police received a 911 call just after 7 a.m. about a person in the water yelling for help, Deputy Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia said.
Antonio D. Brown will serve three to nine years in prison after pleading guilty in July to killing Kristin N. LaBruno, 32, and Anthony Twentyfive III, 33, in a car crash on Seneca Street.