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One man was in custody and another man was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, after a midday stabbing Wednesday in the heart of downtown Buffalo, Buffalo Police reported. Police spokesman Michael DeGeorge said the two men knew one another and a dispute between them led to the stabbing, which occurred just after 12:15 p.m.…

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A Buffalo man was arrested on multiple charges after he allegedly entered the bedroom of his parents and stabbed both his mother and father, according to the Buffalo Police Department. Dominic Notto, 33, was charged with first-degree assault and other charges Sunday following an early morning incident on Pavonia Street, which is off Hertel Avenue near Military Road. …

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A Buffalo man was charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend during a domestic dispute in their West Side apartment, the Erie County District Attorney's Office said in a statement. Jose Eiras Oviedo, 53, was arraigned before Buffalo City Court Judge Barbara Johnson-Lee on one count of second-degree murder on Sunday. Alina Vega-Lantoron,…

Crime

A 57-year-old woman is dead and a 53-year-old was hospitalized after what Buffalo Police are describing as a domestic stabbing. The Buffalo Police Department said the incident happened inside their home in the first block of 15th Street at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday. The man was transported to Erie County Medical Center where he was listed in fair condition. …

Crime

A Buffalo man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend was sentenced to 13 years in prison followed by five years of post-release supervision, Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced Tuesday. Tyron Fish, 27, pleaded guilty in State Supreme Court to first-degree attempted assault in April. Fish, who was sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Russell …

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A Buffalo man who repeatedly harassed and abused his girlfriend before she left him, and who then broke into her apartment and killed her new boyfriend, faces a possible 50-year prison sentence after being convicted of the fatal stabbing and other crimes. A State Supreme Court jury found Hillard Smith, 46, of Buffalo, guilty of first-degree manslaughter, burglary, assau…

Crime

A 40-year-old North Tonawanda man was arrested and charged with first-degree assault Saturday after he allegedly stabbed a family member in the neck while riding in a vehicle on Tonawanda Creek Road in Pendleton. According to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Cory J. Ochterski allegedly left the vehicle after the victim, who was driving, stopped the car, and then ran…

Buffalo police Sunday arrested a man for stabbing his mother. It happened just before 10 p.m. in the 200 block of Laurel Street. Police said 19-year-old Tyler Patton stabbed his mother several times, inflicting non-life threatening injuries. Patton was charged him with second-degree assault, menacing, criminal mischief and harassment, police said.

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…

A 25-year-old man who was stabbed Wednesday during a dispute with another individual near Parkridge and Lisbon avenues was listed in serious condition Thursday, according to Buffalo Police. The incident occurred about 8 p.m. Wednesday.  Buffalo Police said the man, whose identity was not released, was transported to Erie County Medical Center. Northeast District offi…

A man wanted in connection with a May 13 stabbing outside the downtown Bus Terminal turned himself in to transit police Wednesday. John Moore Jr., 23, was charged with first degree assault, according to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. Additional details about the incident were not available Wednesday.

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NIAGARA FALLS – Niagara Falls Police were called to the scene of two separate shootings and a stabbing Tuesday, all of which occurred within a span of three hours and involved groups of people fighting. Four people who were injured in the three incidents wound up at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for treatment, though none of their injuries were considered life-t…

A Buffalo man who was arrested on charges of stabbing a man and a woman in their Kensington Avenue apartment building last October has pleaded guilty in the case, officials said. Dennis Howard Jr., 26, pleaded guilty Tuesday before State Supreme Court Justice William Boller to two counts of second-degree attempted murder in connection with the incident, according to the…

A man was stabbed at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday on Suffolk Street, in what Buffalo police described as an apparent street robbery. The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening, according to a spokesman for Buffalo Police.

A stabbing victim on West Chippewa Street early Saturday didn't know he'd been cut several times until after he left the scene of the attack, according to Buffalo Police reports. The man told police he was trying to break up a fight near 45 W. Chippewa St. about 2:20 a.m. and an unknown person apparently stabbed him in the left forearm, upper left thigh and groin, accor…