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A Buffalo man was shot overnight and is at Erie County Medical Center "with injuries that appear serious," according to the Buffalo Police Department. The man, in his early 30s, was shot at approximately 4 a.m. Wednesday in the 100 block of Massachusetts Avenue, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Buffalo Police Department's confidential…

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A Buffalo man was arrested Saturday evening on several charges after a reckless dirt-bike ride through Riverside that included running over an officer's leg, Buffalo Police say. Kevin Martinez-Mendez, 23, was seen riding a dirt bike at a high rate of speed near the intersection of Rosedale Street and Roesch Avenue at about 7:20 p.m. Officers say he failed to stop at sev…

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An Amherst woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated and several other charges early Saturday morning after her persistent horn-honking drew the attention of Buffalo police, officers said. At approximately 3:45 a.m. Saturday morning, Syndronica Redd, 30, was continuously honking her car horn near the intersection of Allen and College streets, police said. Buff…

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A Cheektowaga woman was charged Friday with attempted murder allegedly in connection with the death of a man whose body was found Thursday following an apparent home invasion on 10th Street on the West Side, Buffalo Police reported. The suspect was identified early Saturday afternoon as Vivian D. Rodriguez, 46, according to Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. …

A Buffalo man pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to possess and distribute between five and 15 kilograms of cocaine, according to federal prosecutors. Brandon Washington, 35, faces a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison and a maximum of life imprisonment when he is sentenced. Prosecutors said that between June 2011 and November 2014, Washington obtained s…

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Police found a 17-year-old shooting victim Friday night in the vicinity of Mercer Avenue and Hill Street near Bennett High School's All-High Stadium. The victim was located just after 9:40 p.m, according to police. Detectives said it was unclear if the shooting happened at Mercer Avenue and Hill Street. The shooting victim was transported to Erie County Medical Cente…

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Buffalo police said a man was taken to Erie County Medical Center following a stabbing at about 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of Sumner Place. Police said initial indications are that the man's injuries did not appear life-threatening. The name and age of the victim were not released. Police did not say whether or not they had a suspect in custody.

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A 31-year-old man who was riding an all-terrain vehicle was seriously injured Thursday in a collision with a car at Ashley and Peck streets on Buffalo's East Side, according to Buffalo police. The accident occurred about 2:45 p.m. when the man's ATV struck the Chevrolet Malibu. The ATV rider was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in critical …

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A male was transported to Erie County Medical Center after being struck by gunfire Tuesday near Kensington and Elmer avenues, according to Buffalo Police. The shooting happened just after 5:10 p.m. and Northeast District police officers responded to the scene, police said. Police did not provide an age for the victim, nor his medical condition Tuesday evening. Buf…

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Buffalo police on Friday were seeking a female bank robber who authorities said appeared at the M&T Bank branch in the 1800 block of Main Street. Police said the robbery occurred at about 11:15 a.m. when a female demanded money from a teller and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. Police released a still photo of the woman from the bank's surveilla…

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A man was found asleep on the breakwall near Erie Basin Marina by rescue crews early Sunday, after a boat he was in sank, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard said the man reported about 3:40 a.m. that a 21-foot yellow boat he was in next to the breakwall was taking on water. The man said he was in knee-deep water without a life jacket. Emergency crews …

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A 15-year-old girl from Niagara Falls was struck by a vehicle while walking on Route 33 westbound near the Best Street ramp early Sunday, according to Buffalo Police Department spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge. The girl, who was not identified by police, suffered what appeared to be injuries that were not life-threatening injuries, DeGeorge said. She was struck at about…

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Burglars stole an unknown amount in donations this week from a West Side mosque, according to a Buffalo police report filed on Saturday. The imam of the Masjid Al-Eiman Mosque told police that two unidentified individuals stole donations from the building in the 400 block of Connecticut Street at about 3 a.m. Wednesday. Police reported that the suspects also caused a…

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A 26-year-old Buffalo man's gamble didn't pay off Friday. Police say he tried to use a fake check at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. It didn't end well, police say. Joshua R. Blassingame tried to cash a counterfeit check from Hobby Lobby for $996.15, police reported. A casino cage manager verified the check was fake, and a Buffalo police detective arrested Blassingam…

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A 7-year-old girl was listed in stable condition after she was shot in the leg Friday night while inside her home,  police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said Saturday. The girl was transported to Oishei Children’s Hospital. Police are investigating the shooting, which was reported just after 9:20 p.m. Friday in the first block of Domedion Avenue, DeGeorge said. Of…