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.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has authorized expanded eligibility for the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to people in the 12-15 age group "effective immediately."
"I'm asking for anybody and everybody's help," Steve Geise said of finding his son, Cole, and asks anyone who sees his son to take a picture of him and call 911.
A 46-year-old man was charged with third-degree rape, forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a child, first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child and sexual misconduct.
Firefighter Scott Martin was fired earlier this year because he tested positive for marijuana. He is a certified medical marijuana patient who uses cannabis to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and back pain.
Timothy S. Manning, 58, of Buffalo, faces up to a year in jail for a misdemeanor count of overdriving, torturing and injuring animals and a violation of discharging a firearm in the city.
Scott Martin before he was fired from his job as a Buffalo firefighter.
The determination follows an "exhaustive" search and review of records tracking what happened to 19-year-old student Saniyya Dennis, the DA said.
Danielle K. Bush, 30, "allegedly took gaming tickets and placed fraudulent bets while processing other bets placed by customers for a number of games of chance," according to the DA's office.
Tur Moo, who is 5 foot 5 inches tall and 140 pounds, was last seen on Ontario Street, near Riverside Avenue.