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Hamburg woman charged with stealing

BUFFALO — Authorities say a 57-year-old western New York woman working as a bookkeeper for a Buffalo electrical contractor has been charged with stealing more than a quarter million dollars from her employer. The Erie County District Attorney’s Office says ...

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Judge refuses to drop charges against Baltimore police

A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had been seriously injured while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecutor in the ...

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2 men charged in slayings from 1995

Authorities say they’ve charged two men in separate fatal shootings that occurred on the same Rochester street two weeks apart 20 years ago. Rochester police and Monroe County prosecutors announced Tuesday that 40-year-old Thomas Pratt and 39-year-old Damien Bedell were ...

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Wheatfield man charged with having destructive device

Michael O’Neill, 45, of Wheatfield, is charged with possession of an unregistered destructive device. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank T. Pimentel, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call July 21 regarding an injury at 6761 Walmore Road ...

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Area doctor charged with health care fraud

Dr. Sreekrishna M. Cheruvu, 58, of East Amherst, is charged with health care fraud and submitting false statements relating to health care matters. He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Cheruvu, according to Assistant U.S. ...

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NYPD detective charged with lying under oath

Said Salim, 42, a firearms detective with the New York Police Department, has been indicted on charges accusing him of lying under oath on multiple occasions about the circumstances surrounding his arrest of two individuals without probable cause. Salim charged ...

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Veteran acquitted of drone protest charges

DEWITT (AP) — A judge has acquitted a Marine veteran who was among the 30 people arrested during a protest outside the Syracuse-area base that’s home to a New York Air National Guard unit operating armed drones for the U.S. ...

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Grimm charged with fraud, cites ‘witch hunt’

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a former Marine and FBI agent who’s been the target of a campaign finance investigation, was instead charged on Monday with evading taxes by concealing more than $1 million in sales ...

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Geneva man charged with threatening president

Ronnie Parker, 44, of Geneva, was charged Friday with threatening to kill President Barack Obama. The charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Craig R. Gestring, Parker allegedly ...

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2 men, 72, charged with stealing copper wire

BATAVIA — State police have charged two 72-year-old men with stealing copper cable from three western New York towns during thefts that began in 2011. Troopers said the two Attica residents approached land owners in the towns of Alexandria, Darien ...

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Nurse’s aide charged

Sarah Waclawski, 25, of Batavia, a certified nurse aide at Genesee County Nursing Home, is facing charges for allegedly injuring a resident of the nursing home. Court documents allege that on March 27, 2013, Waclawski transferred a 100-year-old woman suffering ...

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