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Erie County man sentenced on child porn charges

An Erie County man convicted of federal child pornography charges has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. David Barraclough, 32, was charged on Nov. 12, 2014, with endangering the welfare of a ...

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Suit against Buffalo VA hospital dismissed

After a 17-day trial, Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny has dismissed a $25 million medical malpractice lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA) in Buffalo. Plaintiffs Edward and Roxanne Blake claimed that the VA failed ...

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Erie County man sentenced for child porn conviction

An Erie County man was sentenced in federal court Monday to three years and four months in jail on child pornography charges. Alexander Burton Blake, 26, of Cheektowaga, who was convicted of distribution and possession of child pornography, also was sentenced ...

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Rochester woman admits bank robbery in Illinois

A Rochester woman has admitted to robbing a bank in Illinois. Patricia Nelson, 33, pleaded guilty to bank robbery before U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, ...

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Rochester man sentenced for bank robbery

A Rochester man has been sentenced to five years and three months in prison for bank robbery. Luis Osorio, 27, also was ordered to pay restitution of $3,278, by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford. Osorio was charged in June 2014 ...

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Convicted killer gets life in prison

A Rochester man who was convicted of murder and drug trafficking charges was sentenced to life in prison, plus five years, by Chief U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci. Jr. Damion Colabatistto, 40, and Angelo Ocasio, went to 137 Cameron St. looking ...

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Default judgment ordered in Erie County copyright case

An Australian photographer has won a $20,000 default judgment against an Erie County business for using one of the photographer’s pictures without permission. The plaintiff, Robert K. Walls, sued the Williamsville business called RealTimeTraders.com Inc. in U.S. District Court in May ...

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