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POLICE: Woman drove drunk with infant in car

CHAFFEE, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chaffee woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after State Police say she was driving drunk with her five-month-old daughter in the car. 32-year-old Heather Gearman was pulled over by Troopers Sunday around 1:00 p.m. on Liberty Street in the Village of Arcade. Police say she

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-19 14:17:58

Man dead, woman in custody in Erie

A man is dead and a woman was in police custody after an incident early Sunday on Erie's east side. Erie police said they were called to a residence in the 1000 block of East Avenue on Sunday at about 2:20 a.m. by a woman. Police weren't releasing the name of the woman or the victim, both reportedly

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-18 13:46:59

Firefighter run over by vehicle during brush fire

SETH NOLAN/Sun-Gazette A firefighter works to spray the chard field near Spook Hollow Road in Hepburn Township where a brush fire consumed a corn field and a firefighter was run over by one of the responding vehicles. BALLS MILLS - A firefighter was air lifted from the scene of a field fire after s

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Parents, Police weigh in on school safety in Olean

OLEAN, NY - Safety has been at the forefront of the conversation since last month's shooting in Parkland, Florida - so what will it take to make sure kids feel safe in school? Monday evening, the Olean City School District opened up a forum to the public on that very conversation, giving police and

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-20 06:38:00

Defense using diversion tactics, finger-pointing in Kingsmen trial

In the hours after the murders of two of his fellow Kingsmen, Roger Albright found himself inside the Olean clubhouse with Andre "Lil Bear" Jenkins. Albright said he was in the midst of calling other Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members, warning them about the killings and the possibility a rival biker

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 14:54:57

Police reports 3/20/18: Friendship man charged for fourth time in 2018

CUBA - A Friendship man has been charged for the fourth time this year. Kevin J. Tyler, 46, of Friendship, was charged by the Cuba Police Department at 5:30 p.m. Sunday with second-degree criminal contempt, a class A misdemeanor. Cuba police did not provide any additional details. He was charged Feb

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-20 03:39:00

Days past deadline, still no decision on Oxford House by Olean Zoning Board

The city's Zoning Board of Appeals has still yet to make a decision on 121 N. 10th St. four days past the 62-day deadline. Officials with the city and Oxford House appear to still be at odds over an inspection of the property. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals has still yet to make a decision on 12

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-18 21:00:00

Father of five goes to prison for injuring state trooper

A former Town of Lockport resident was sentenced Monday to two to six years in state prison for injuring a state trooper. Corey Bilby, 30, now of Friendship, was living on Dysinger Road on May 22 when he confronted Trooper Shaun Fallon during an investigation at an apartment house. While trying to s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-19 20:17:01

Fire destroys barn at Smith's Maple Farm, closes for Maple Festival weekend

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - An overnight fire destroyed a barn at Smith's Maple Farm in Town of Boston. According to the North Boston Fire Company, 13 different agencies responded to the fire call. Crews were able contain the fire in time to save a shack where maple syrup is created and stored. Offi


Police reports 3/17/18: Two minors arrested on felony sex charges

Two local male juveniles were arrested on felony sex-related charges this week, according to New York State Police. An unidentified 12-year-old Belmont male was charged at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony. Charges stem from an initial report made to state police M


State & Union: Area police warn residents of yet more scams

Last week, we raised the spectre of tax scams. Without attempting to induce too much anxiety, we feel it should be noted that other kinds of schemes have cropped up locally. The Olean Police Department posted on social media last week about receiving multiple reports from citizens who received calls


Open house on Lincoln Park farmers' market Monday

A rendering shows a possible farmer's market at Lincoln Park. Several trees were removed from the rendering to better show the structure, officials said. A rendering shows a possible farmer's market at Lincoln Park. Several trees were removed from the rendering to better show the structure, official

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-18 19:30:00

Gowanda officer saves teen's life after stabbing

That's how fast Gowanda Police Department's Officer Randall responded to a stabbing on Chestnut Street on March 7 at 8:06 p.m. and began to treat the victim. The sight he saw, Randall said, had a snow bank covered in blood and a gash where the knife penetrated the victim's neck. "As soon as I pulled


UPDATE: Teen charged in stabbing death in Black Creek Township

BLACK CREEK TWP. - Troopers have charged a 17-year-old with stabbing a Weston woman to death in her home Friday morning. The teen also allegedly stabbed the woman's son in the back multiple times as the son tried to protect his mother. Due to the suspect's age, his name was not released. Police said


Olean Police Make Two Drug Arrests

OLEAN, NY - City police arrested two men on drug charges Wednesday. The cases were not related. Police said Christopher A. Winship, 33, of Little Valley was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal sale of a controlled substance for allegedly selling methamphetamine.


Three children, driver escape from rear exit of school bus that caught fire in Cattaraugus County

Three children and a bus driver safely escaped from this school bus which caught fire Friday morning in Machias in Cattaraugus County, State Police said. (New York State Police) Three children and a bus driver safely escaped from a school bus that caught fire Friday morning in Machias in Cattaraugus


City Man Found With Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday after he was found with crystal methamphetamine, the Jamestown Police Department said. Jeremy S. Gross, 30, was taken into custody after he was observed around 6:30 p.m. by police exiting a Delaware Avenue residence he was ordered to stay away from due to an ord


Police reports 3/16/18: Little Valley man charged with rape

CUBA - The Cuba Police Department announced the arrest of a Little Valley man on a rape charge Thursday afternoon. Richard Baek, 27, of Little Valley, was charged at approximately 1 p.m. with third-degree rape, a class E felony. No other information was provided by Cuba Police. Baek was processed an


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Olean High School student arrested for making school threat

CITY OF OLEAN, N.Y. (WKBW) - A 14-year-old student has been arrested and charged with third degree menacing for making a school threat. According to police, a female student made verbal threats against Olean High following yesterday's "Walkout out for Awareness" event held to bring attention to scho