Chief of the Breaking News/Criminal Justice Desk
I've worked at The Buffalo News since 2005. I previously worked as a reporter at the New York Daily News and the Charlotte Observer and was a special correspondent for the Los Angeles Times.
Timothy D. Eatmon Jr., 31, faces up to 25 years in prison when sentenced July 29. He was remanded pending his sentencing.
Jason Yelder, 38, pleaded guilty in federal court to possession with intent to distribute 5 grams or more of meth.
A Niagara Falls woman was shot early Saturday at a 19th Street gas station and a man with her is accused of returning fire with a stolen gun.
Two Buffalo men were shot overnight Friday in separate incidents, Buffalo police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge said Saturday.
"He's a suspect in other sexual assault cases," said Lackawanna Police Capt. Joseph Leo.
Since the fall, scientists have been analyzing samples of wastewater taken from sewage treatment plants around Erie County to look for the fragments of the virus that causes Covid-19.
The first incident took place at about 10 a.m. as a sheriff's K-9 unit was aiding a broken-down vehicle on the westbound side of Route 198 between the Delaware and Elmwood avenue interchanges.