BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Buffalo teenager accused of setting a puppy on fire will not face a trial by jury.
Nineteen-year-old Adell Ziegler waived his right to a trial by jury and will now face a bench trial in June. He's charged with felony animal cruelty. Prosecutors say he lit a Jack Russell Terrier on fire last year.
Co-defendant Diondre Brown pleaded guilty to being the lookout and will be sentenced next week.
The dog survived and was later named "Phoenix" and has been receiving around the clock care at an animal hospital ever since.
An airman from Niagara Falls was away training for the Air Force for months. After being apart from his family, he decided to surprise them at Kelly’s Country Store in Grand Island.
Hundreds of workers, politicians and residents of Chautauqua County rallied in Dunkirk calling on state regulators to approve plans for NRG to convert and reopen a power plant.
The death of 30 year-old Desirae James remains a mystery. Her body was found inside a burning car last month and sources say she was stabbed several times.
Dozens of loved ones gathered at the crime scene Saturday night to remember the …
Buffalo police homicide detectives have identified an Eggertsville man as the victim of a shooting Saturday morning.
Detectives say Brandon Cahee, 28, was found in an upper apartment of a home on Ericson Avenue, and he had been shot.
A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.
It's been one month since Typhoon Haiyan barreled through the Philippines, leveling towns and killing nearly 6,000 people.