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Teen seriously injured in East Side shooting


BUFFALO, NY – A teenage male was shot at about 7 p.m. Sunday on the 400 block of Northampton Street on the city's East Side, Buffalo Police are saying.

The 15-year-old teen was taken to ECMC where he remains in critcal condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at (716) 847-2255.


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Third-Annual Jefferson Arts Festival


BUFFALO, NY - This weekend's weather was perfect for Western New Yorkers to take part in a number of events going on across the area.

The third-annual Jefferson Arts Festival was held Sunday afternoon. The event featured plenty of music, dancing and vendors.

Organizers say the art festival is a great way to showcase the Jefferson Avenue neighborhood as another part of the city that has a lot to offer.

Plans are already being put together for next year's festival, which is always held on the second-last Sunday in August.


Driver charged with manslaughter, DWI in fatal accident


BUFFALO, NY – A woman who was hit by a car on Girard Place near Fillmore Avenue Sunday afternoon died a short time later in Erie County Medical Center.

Buffalo police say they have charged the driver of the vehicle, a 54-year-old man, with vehicular manslaughter and DWI.

The victim was described by police as a woman in her mid-40s. Her name has not been released. The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m.

A witness at the scene told us she was sitting in a community garden when she was hit by the car, which was moving in reverse.


Two people stabbed near Broadway and Liddell


BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police are investigating a double stabbing that happened Sunday evening near Broadway and Liddell Street.

Police say two people were taken to Erie County Medical Center and their injuries appear non-life-threatening.

No word on any arrests or suspects in the incidents.


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First ever Hoops for Peace basketball tourney


BUFFALO, NY - With no Gus Macker tournament held in the City of Buffalo this year organizers stepped up to stage a new tournament to help fill the void.

The first-ever "Hoops for Peace' tournament brought about 150 basketball players to Masten Park.

Bishop Perry Davis says he wanted to put together an event that would not only substitute for the Gus Macker but also promote non-violence in the community.

"My goal was to make it a diversified crowd. That's my goal first off. Bringing Western New York together was a thing I wanted to do as well. And that's with all people: black, white, hispanic or what have you."

Double shooting in Buffalo


BUFFALO, NY - Buffalo Police are looking for the suspect behind an overnight double shooting.

Two men ages 24 and 25 were shot near East Ferry Street and Goodyear Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

Both men were taken to Erie County Medical Center to be treated. Their conditions have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the Confidential Tip Call Line at 847-2255.


'Taking It To The Streets' Festival


BUFFALO, NY - Dozens of people stopped by MLK Park in Buffalo Sunday for some family fun.

The 27th annual 'Taking It To The Streets' festival brought together people of different cultures and backgrounds for a two-day celebration.

Organizers say the festival is a chance to highlight the good that's being done here in Western New York.

"We're coming against in our way all the negativities that you read about, that you hear about, that you see in the streets of Buffalo," said Anita Williams, the event's founder. "(We're) changing, or attempting to change, one life at a time."

The event featured live music, food and vendors, all in a family-friendly atmosphere.