AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Erie County Sheriff's deputy has admitted driving drunk when he struck a motorcyclist stopped at a red light.
In August, 28-year-old Michael Haug was off-duty when he rear-ended 37-year-old Daniel Colosimo of Tonawanda, who was stopped on his motorcycle at a red light. Colosimo was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered serious traumatic brain injury.
PHOTO GALLERY | Michael Haug
Haug admitted in court on Monday he was driving drunk with a BAC of .25 percent, more than three times the legal limit. He pleaded guilty to first degree vehicular assault, which is a higher charge than his initial arrest for second degree vehicular assault.
When Haug is sentenced on January 30, he faces a maximum of seven years in prison.
Buffalo Police have arrested 26-year-old Nicholas Finnegan of South Buffalo and charged him with pushing Russ Ross to his death.
Buffalo police homicide detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Saturday morning.
Police say there were 32 burglaries, 20 in Albion, five in Medina, four in Oakfield and three in the City of Lockport.
The Niagara County Sheriff's responded to Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock in Cambria Friday night after receiving a tip about a suspected meth lab.
Volunteers at Buffalo’s Salvation Army created holiday cards and gift bags for the seniors at the Golden Age Center.
Call 4 Action looked into claims this week that members of BJ's Wholesale Club were paying too much on sales tax on some deeply discounted items.