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Buffalo Narcotics Detective Charged with DWI

Buffalo Narcotics Detective Charged with DWI

02/12/2018  |  Comments Off on Buffalo Narcotics Detective Charged with DWI

A Buffalo narcotics detective was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Monday, February 5. According to WIVB, BPD Detective Mark... more

Third-Degree Rape Charges Against Al Dirschberger

Third-Degree Rape Charges Against Al Dirschberger

01/25/2018  |  Comments Off on Third-Degree Rape Charges Against Al Dirschberger

Al Dirschberger, the former Erie County Commissioner of Social Services, was charged by a grand jury with third-degree rape and... more

Jury Being Selected for Former Cuomo Aide

Jury Being Selected for Former Cuomo Aide

01/23/2018  |  Comments Off on Jury Being Selected for Former Cuomo Aide

The jury is being selected in the corruption trial of one of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aides. Joseph Percoco... more

Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

01/22/2018  |  Comments Off on Legal Ramifications of Hunting Accidents

I wrote a guest column that appeared in the January 15 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Legal ramifications... more

Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

01/12/2018  |  Comments Off on Proposed Ban on Smoking in Cars With Children

A new proposal has been made to ban smoking with children in the car in Erie County. I spoke to... more

Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

01/12/2018  |  Comments Off on Motion to Dismiss Allegations Against Cuomo in Hoyt Harassment Case

A lawsuit against Sam Hoyt, the former regional president of the Empire State Development Corporation, was filed in November and... more

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

12/21/2017  |  Comments Off on Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

On Tuesday, December 5, Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment that accuses him of... more

DA Determining Charges in Homeowner's Shooting of a Child

DA Determining Charges in Homeowner’s Shooting of a Child

12/11/2017  |  Comments Off on DA Determining Charges in Homeowner’s Shooting of a Child

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the face and lost his right eye after throwing a rock at a home... more

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

12/11/2017  |  Comments Off on Suspended Buffalo Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charges

On Tuesday, December 5, Buffalo Police Officer Joseph Hassett pleaded not guilty to a five-count indictment that accuses him of... more

Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

11/20/2017  |  Comments Off on Boy Shot in Attempted Break-In

A 12-year-old boy is recovering at ECMC after being shot near the corner of Broadway and Quincy. Police say the... more