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Wednesday | via KSL-TV
The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation. Still, about 3 percent of students ages 12 to 18 said they were victims of crimes at school in 2014. Comment?
Friday Apr 29 | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A team of investigators with Amherst Police and Homeland Security teamed up to arrest a Buffalo man who now faces charges of rape and promoting prostitution. Officials say 29-year-old Randon Moultrie had been under investigation for several months after police caught onto what they called an enterprise he ran utilizing adult sites and social media to solicit women as prostitutes. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
Iowa State recruit Emmanuel Malou has filed the paperwork necessary to enter the NBA draft but has not hired an agen BUFFALO, N.Y. - A gunshot victim made his way to the Erie County Medical center after he was shot on Buffalo's east side. Officers responded to investigate the scene of the shooting at Moselle Street after the victim made his way to the hospital at about 12:45 p.m. on Monday. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via Buffalo Rumblings
From January through the final days of pre-draft visits, the Buffalo Bills have been steadily meeting with and interviewing prospects for the 2016 NFL Draft. While we place special emphasis on the players who actually visit the team, knowing Buffalo's tendency to draft those names, it's also helpful to pay attention to any other connections we can find. Comment?
Monday Apr 25 | via WBEN-AM Buffalo
Buffalo, NY Buffalo Police say that a man was found suffering from gunshot wounds in a parking lot at Chippewa and Pearl Street at about 3:30 Sunday morning. Detectives say the 31-year-old victim was outside the vehicle he was driving but are trying to determine the exact location of the shooting. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 20 | via WBEN-AM Buffalo
The Dave lots of disagreement around here this morning everywhere about the true number of people who filed into the arena last night to. See and hear Donald Trump know GOP party chairman Nightline worthy yesterday morning told us she was hoping for 20000 people. Comment?
Monday Apr 18 | via GantDaily.com
Here is some background information about the Secret Service, a federal agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States, and investigating financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Over the past several years, a number of security breaches and episodes of misconduct have prompted Congress to investigate the agency and recommend reforms. Comment?
Monday Apr 18 | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
Joan Bowen wanted to say a final goodbye to her sister who recently died. But she missed the wake after a wheelchair van failed to show up. Comment?
Sunday Apr 17 | via NBC Washington
Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor talks for the first time about the tragic shooting that killed one of his firefighters on Friday. News4's Darcy Spencer reports. Comment?
Saturday Apr 16 | via Erie Times News
"' Wearing black and gold jerseys and bowing their heads, fans of slain former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith paid homage almost a week after he was shot and killed during a traffic dispute. Hundreds of fans, friends and members of the Saints team streamed into a visitation at the Saints' practice facility at a suburb of New Orleans. Comment?
Friday Apr 8 | via The Post-Standard
A bizarre traffic stop took a dangerous turn last weekend in Buffalo when a teen driving a golf cart pulled a gun on the police officer who stopped him. Buffalo police officer Lon Folts saw 16-year-old Antonio B. Clements driving the cart on Isabelle Street in Riverside neighborhood of Buffalo. 1 comment
Friday Apr 8 | via PR Log
Sunbury Press have released Michael L. Hawley's book, "The Ripper's Haunts," revealing his research into the motivations of the Victorian serial killer. LONDON - April 8, 2016 - PRLog -- Sunbury Press have released Michael L. Hawley's book, The Ripper's Haunts , revealing his research into the motivations of the Victorian serial killer. Comment?
Thursday Apr 7 | via KTVN Reno
A judge sentenced former coal executive Don Blankenship to a year in prison Wednesday for his role in the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades, saying he was part of a "dangerous conspiracy." Former coal company executive Don Blankenship's expression of sorrow before a federal judge stung for the families who lost loved ones in the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion, the deadliest U.S. mining disaster in four... The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to block the scheduled execution of a South Texas man for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy, whose blood the convicted killer said he drank. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 6 | via Las Vegas Review Journal
Jan Rouven performs during "Illusions" at the Tropicana hotel-casino at 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. S. in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Jan Rouven, right, performs with some help from audience member Keith Harris during Illusions at the Tropicana hotel-casino at 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. S. in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Comment?
Apr 4, 2016 | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Investigation into a targeted shooting in broad daylight on Delaware Avenue led police to uncover thousands of dollars. Officers say a gunman grazed a 35-year-old man after firing on him just before 10 a.m. on Monday morning on Delaware Avenue near Amherst Street. Comment?
Mar 31, 2016 | via Daily Mail
'Boy lover' professor sentenced to ten years in prison for attempted rape of a 14-year-old despite his tearful father's pleas The former University of Michigan assistant professor pleaded guilty in January to charges of attempting to have sex with a minor His father David spoke in court, saying the good his son has contributed to society as a cancer researcher should impact his sentence Cavalcoli was arrested at a Florida hotel in August where he planned to meet a man and his 14-year-old son for sex He thought he had been communicating with the boy's father online, but it was actually a sting set up by law enforcement James Cavalcoli, 51 , was sentenced to 10 years in prison for attempting to have sex with a 14-year-old boy James Cavalcoli, 51, was arrested in August at a Florida hotel where he thought he was meeting another man and that man's 14-year-old son to have sex. Comment?
Mar 31, 2016 | via WNED
The 16-year-old male victim of an early-morning shooting on Buffalo's East Side has been treated and released from ECMC. Buffalo police are investigating the shooting incident that occurred just after 1:30 a.m. Officers responded to the call in the first block of Kenfield Court. Comment?
Mar 31, 2016 | via The Huffington Post
A recent case in Western New York has unsurprisingly confirmed that staring at a police officer does give police the right to search you. In People v. Comment?
Mar 3, 2016 | via WIVB-TV Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. - After police say a local man fired a BB gun on 4- and 6-year-old girls as punishment, he's facing serious charges in court. Steven Scroger was arrested earlier this week when an urgent care worker treating the girls told police about their injuries. Comment?
Apr 29, 2015 | via Las Vegas Review Journal
Assistant U.S. Attorney Lisa Cartier Giroux alleged in the papers that FBI agents during a court-authorized search in January found a child pornography video "on pause" on a laptop in the pool house of Rouven's Las Vegas home. The laptop was laying on a bed. Comment?
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