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A coffee shop near D'Youville College was the target of a break-in early Friday, according to Buffalo police. Tipico Coffee, 128 Fargo Ave. at Jersey Street, reported someone broke a glass pane door between midnight and 5:30 a.m., causing $1,000 in damage. The coffee shop reported the burglar appeared to have rifled through the cash register and taken a small amount …

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A Nike sneaker collection was stolen in a burglary, Buffalo police said. A woman told police that sometime on Friday, someone broke into her Lemon Street apartment in the Fruit Belt and took her collection of Nikes, estimated at upwards of $1,000 in value. The woman said the burglar also caused an estimated $600 in damage to a door frame during the break-in, and anot…

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Two women were struck by gunfire early Sunday in the 600 block of East Utica Street. The women – a 34-year-old from the city and a 21-year-old from the Town of Tonawanda – were shot about 2:40 a.m. during a large gathering, police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said in a news release. Both were taken to Erie County Medical Center, where the older woman was in stable cond…

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A man was shot Sunday afternoon in the 600 block of Norfolk Avenue, Buffalo police said. The victim was not identified. The incident occurred just before 12:15 p.m. Police said the victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center with injuries that appeared to be serious. No other details were immediately available.

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Four people were wounded by gunfire at approximately 9:15 p.m. Sunday in the 2000 block of Niagara Street, near Hertel Avenue in Buffalo’s Black Rock neighborhood, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Buffalo Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said the shooting was in connection with a dispute. "We're still investigating it," Buffalo Police Commissioner Byron C…

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The Buffalo Police Department is investigating the death of a man in the Riverside neighborhood, according to a department spokesperson. Police said they responded to a call of a person down just before 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Gallatin Avenue, where police found a male deceased on a porch. Detectives are investigating if foul play is involved, police said.…

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A 25-year-old man was shot late Tuesday night in Buffalo, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Police said the incident happened just after 11:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 100 block of Hampshire Street on the city's West Side. He was transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was listed in fair condition, according to police. Anyone with inf…

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Two Buffalo Police officers were hospitalized following a Wednesday night crash in which their patrol vehicle was hit by another vehicle, according to the Buffalo Police Department. The officers were responding to a call when they were struck at Fillmore Avenue and Delavan Avenue just before 11:40 p.m. Wednesday, police said. The officers were taken to Erie County Me…

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A suspect is in custody of the Buffalo Police Department in connection with a recent assault, the department tweeted Monday morning. Police said they are investigating an "assault and stabbing" that occurred in the 100 block of Longnecker Street on the city's East Side. Police said the victim suffered serious burns to his face and arms as well as a stab wound to his …

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Two Buffalo men were arrested Tuesday night after a struggle for a gun led to two Buffalo Police officers being dragged by a vehicle, according to Buffalo Police Captain Jeff Rinaldo. "They were basically attempting to wrestle this gun from this suspect before the driver took off at a high rate of speed," Rinaldo said. Rinaldo, addressing reporters in a Wednesday pre…

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A Buffalo man accused of shooting at two Buffalo Police Department officers was arraigned on two counts of first-degree attempted murder as well as other charges, the Erie County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. Robert McBride, 23, was also arraigned on two counts of first-degree attempted assault and one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weap…

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An individual who allegedly shot at two Buffalo police officers early Thursday on the East Side been identified and is being actively sought by police, according to Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo. The individual was identified as 23-year-old Robert McBride. Rinaldo said McBride could be charged with the attempted murder of two police officers. McBride is consi…

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Buffalo police officers Michael Norwood Jr. and Mo Badger busted a couple moves as they were introduced by daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres on a segment of her eponymous talk show that aired Monday. The partners – dubbed Buffalo's singing cops after a video of the pair crooning in a restaurant went viral – demonstrated their wit and charm, and also serenaded DeGen…

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A 33-year-old Buffalo man was arrested early Saturday morning for criminal possession of a weapon after he was found in a car on Niagara Street with a loaded black handgun in the glove compartment. Police officers spotted Damion D. Savage of Fordham Drive "passed out" in his car at 2156 Niagara and asked him for his driver's license. At his direction, officers looked in…

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A 35-year-old South Buffalo woman was arrested early Sunday morning for aggravated DWI and stealing a car after she drove to Mercy Hospital for treatment of a dog bite, all with an 8-year-old child in the car. Buffalo Police officers responding to a complaint of a drunk woman at the hospital found Traci Egana of Parkview Avenue "irate" and "threatening staff/security an…