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Woman dies in one-car crash in Cattaraugus County

Karen M. Putt, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 2006 Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound on Abbott Road when the vehicle crossed over into the oncoming lane, left the roadway and struck a tree, troopers said.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-16 13:20:46

Cattaraugus County mother facing charges for injuring infant

Police say Makayla Mix, 23, of Killbuck, is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-16 12:27:00

Thousands of dollars in damage caused at school; 2 kids facing felonies

ANDOVER, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two kids have been charged with felonies after police in Andover say they broke into a school and caused thousands of dollars in damage.Police say this happened at Andover Central School District.The boys have not been named, but were identified as an eight-year-old from Sprin

WIVB - 2018-08-15 17:05:52

$4,000 reward offered for info on July 31 homicide

At about 2:30 a.m. July 31, police responded to a report of a shooting at an address on Lark Street, off Northland Avenue between Humboldt Parkway and Fillmore Avenue. Graham died at the scene.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-15 19:32:38

Police reports 8/15/18: Freedom man charged with assault

Brian J. Peterson, 28, of Freedom, was charged at 12:22 a.m. with third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, both class A misdemeanors.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-15 04:18:00

Police Appeal to Public for Help Finding Missing Rifle

OLEAN, NY -- New York State Police in Olean are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms rifle.According to police, the rifle was in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours on Monday on Buffalo Street in the vicinity of Interstate 86 in the Town of Ol

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-14 19:39:00

2 kids charged for vandalizing Andover schools

Damaged is estimated at $5,000 to $10,000. An insurance adjuster is expected to inspect the damage on Thursday.

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-15 13:45:19

Edward Smith found competent to stand for murder trial that may not occur

Smith, accused of stabbing with wife in their Olean House apartment last year, was found not competent by mental health evaluations and sent to a state psychiatric facility last August.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-15 04:54:00

State police looking for missing rifle in town of Olean

OLEAN — New York State Police is on the lookout for a missing rifle in the town of Olean.State police announced Tuesday that troopers are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms rifle, which was reportedly in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours o

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-14 20:16:00

Olean Farmers market draws some opposition

“I’d like the alderman and the leadership to look at a scaled-back plan for the farmers market,” said Clifford Lucas, who also suggested working in other uses for the park into the plan, or relocating it to another site entirely.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-15 04:49:00

Mother of two-year-old killed by baby sitter pleads guilty to child endangerment

According to the Erie County DA's Office, Schoepflin failed to seek medical care for her toddler son, Ethan Bigham, who sustained visible bruising and other injuries while under the care of their babysitter, Devon VanDerWege.

WIVB - 2018-08-14 19:48:16

Cattaraugus County man facing charges in domestic incident

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office says Brian J. Peterson, Jr., 28, of Freedom, allegedly held a female victim down by her throat and then smashed out a window behind her, causing a cut on her forehead.


Troopers ask for help in locating missing rifle

Troopers are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Rock River Arms rifle last seen early Monday on Buffalo Street near Interstate 86 in Olean.The AR-15 style rifle was in a soft, black carrying case.State police asked anyone with information about the weapon to call them at 585-344-6200

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-14 17:47:40

Olean police looking for head shop shoplifter

The petit larceny from Three Faces Tobacco was reported at 6 p.m. Sunday. According to the incident report, the man asked the cashier to see the herbal supplement Kratom, which was located behind the counter. After being handed the $15 product, he reportedly walked out without paying.


3 facing gun and drug charges after traffic stop in Arcade

Arcade police arrested Gabriella Mead, 35, of Yorkshire, 36-year-old Robert Deptula, of Cheektowaga, and 43-year-old Arcade resident Randy Page.


Still no charges filed against Allegany man who kept reptiles

Authorities stand outside 26 E. Union St. in Allegany Thursday after serving a search warrant to recover more than 300 reptiles. The owner of the property, William K. Engelder, has still not been formally charged.Rick Miller/Olean Times Herald


Pumpkinville marks 50th anniversary this year

But their sons, Tom and Dan Holloran, who live in the Midwest, do plan on attending with their families for a week in October, Dan said. They have not visited Pumpkinville since their parents sold the business to the Pawlowskis.


Letter: Farmers market in Lincoln Park a mistake

Did you know Lincoln Park is 210 years old and was Olean's FIRST park, the land set aside in 1808 by Major Adam Hoops, who planned a patriotic memorial in the village square (now Lincoln Park)?This is not the place for the farmers market. What's wrong with where it is now? Build the permanent struct


Olean to host Governor Cuomo’s WNY Regional Economic Development Council

OLEAN — William J. Aiello is pleased to announce that he and Jeff Belt, as co-chairmen of the Local Planning Committee of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, will host Governor Cuomo’s WNY Regional Economic Development Council’s annual meeting on Monday, Aug. 13, at the Old Library Events Center


3 King Cobras, 300 turtles found in WNY home

FILE PHOTO: A King Cobra is displayed to the public at Noah's Ark Zoo Farm on August 2, 2016 in Bristol, England. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)