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Belmont worker dies of suspected rodent-borne hantavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state health officials believe a backstretch worker at Belmont Park died from a rare virus found in rodent droppings.The state health department said Friday that the racetrack employee was found unconscious on June 1 outside the backstretch housing unit where the employee li

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-06-22 17:53:40

Level 2 sex offender charged with failing to update address

SPRINGWATER – Corey B. Teed, 30, a registered level 2 sex offender, was arrested June 19 for failing to update his change of address, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.

THELCN.COM - 2018-06-22 10:09:00

Two charged with making methamphetamine after meth lab equipment found in trunk of car

WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two Allegany County residents have been charged with unlawfully making methamphetamine, stemming from a traffic stop in the Village of Warsaw in April.

WIVB - 2018-06-21 17:02:59

91-year-old man shot in Potter County

GENESEE — A 91-year-old Genesee man was allegedly shot by a 21-year-old man, also from Genesee in Genesee Township early Friday morning, June 15.According to state police at Coudersport, the victim, Turner N. Polen, was transported by medical helicopter to Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y.,

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2018-06-21 17:00:00

Charges filed after daylight defecation at car wash

James Zanelli, 65, of 7 Avenue B, is charged with open lewdness and disorderly conduct, third-degree misdemeanors.

BRADFORD ERA - 2018-06-22 16:00:00

3 Mount Morris residents face numerous drug charges

However, Deputy Shawn Whitford suspected that the driver had lied about her identity and further researched her through local databases and DMV files. The deputy suspected that the driver had used her sister’s name at the original traffic stop, the Sheriff’s Office said.

THELCN.COM - 2018-06-21 21:56:00

Oil prices up 2 percent as OPEC nears deal to raise output

An oil pumpjack operates in the drive-thru area of a McDonald's in Bradford, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

REUTERS INDIA - 2018-06-22 12:43:51

Rivellino buys Silver Lake country club

Rivellino has announced he’s now the owner of The Club on Silver Lake after purchasing the business from Rick Fish. The duo have made plans for collaborating over the next few years, including the training of the new General Manager, Kent Breslin.

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-06-21 19:23:00

Bath man to face manslaughter charges in connection to overdose death

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WETM - 2018-06-22 04:21:47

Oil rises ahead of OPEC meeting while trade disputes loom over markets

An oil pumpjack operates in the drive-thru area of a McDonald's in Bradford, Pennsylvania, U.S. October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

REUTERS INDIA - 2018-06-22 07:00:39

Duo stopped with meth lab components in Warsaw

Colin L. McMurtry, 36, of County Road 27 in Fillmore was driving a 2005 Buick LeSabre on April 11, said Wyoming County Sheriff’s Sgt. Colin Reagan. He was stopped on North Main Street and arrested for having eight active suspensions on his driver’s license.

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-06-22 05:15:00

Police reports 6/20/18: Olean pair face grand larceny charge

New York State Police charged David L. Hoff, 19, and Angela R. Lingle, 39, both of Olean, with one count each of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony.


Driver says he fell asleep at wheel before fatal Livonia crash

Jaden M. Miller, 32, of Phelps, Ontario County, who was driving the Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning van involved in the crash, told deputies at the scene that he fell asleep at the wheel, said Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-06-21 17:00:00

Father, son charged with theft of metal cable

SMETHPORT — An Eldred father and son have been charged with theft for allegedly entering private property and taking a spool of metal cable.Timothy Vaughn Sr., 62, and Timothy Vaughn Jr., 41, both of 2710 Route 446, were each charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking, first-degree misdemean


Man found dead in burning pickup was longtime volunteer firefighter

The man whose body was found inside a burning pickup truck Monday night was identified as Robert House, 64, a resident of the Town of Tonawanda, town police said Wednesday.


Olean library drag queen event for kids met with some backlash, much support

Flo Leeta, a Buffalo-based drag queen, will read children’s books about self-expression and answer questions about gender at 6:30 p.m. today at the library during a Drag Queen Kids Party. She will read “Jacob’s New Dress” and “Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress,” children’s literature that O


Hinsdale home struck by lightning, catches fire

“The structure is probably 40 percent damaged,” said Hinsdale Fire Chief Kelly Karst as his firefighters worked to remove insulation from the ceiling to catch any embers. “The entire roof of the structure is affected. It’s still intact, but it’s affected.”


Public questions why Olean police killed dog

Dozer, a male, red-nosed pit bull, was shot and killed by the Olean Police Department Friday. The incident has led to a debate amongst community members about whether police were justified in putting down the dog.Photo submitted


Cattaraugus County Court reports: Olean man pleads not guilty to alleged gang assault

Johnathan Beach, 31, of Olean, pleaded not guilty June 11 in Cattaraugus County Court to an indictment that charges him with first-degree gang assault, a class B felony; second-degree assault, a class D felony; and fourth-degree conspiracy, a class E felony.


Crews on scene of house fire in Cattaraugus County

HINSDALE, N.Y. (WIVB) - - The Hinsdale Fire Department and other fire departments are at the scene of a fire at a house on Oak Lane in Hinsdale.The call came in around 8 p.m.We'll have more information when it's available.