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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
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.”
Olean police fatally shoot dog
OLEAN, NY - There is outrage in Olean, Cattaragus County on the decision police officers took last Friday to fatally shoot a dog. The incident was recorded on cell phone video."Olean police department and DEC going after a dog on that front porch," said Don Blocher, who went to Facebook live, to rec
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.
Man killed in Route 400 crash identified
The driver killed Saturday after he was ejected from his custom 1920s open car along Route 400 in Elma has been identified as Jeffrey Mogg, 52, of Franklinville, the Erie County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Jamestown Man Arrested for on Drug Charges
OLEAN, NY – State Troopers arrested Ameir A. Glover on June 8 for criminal possession of a narcotic drug and unlawful possession of marijuana.Police said they detected the odor of marijuana during a routine traffic stop on Buffalo Street in Olean. According to police, troopers executed a probable c
Pennsylvania Man Arrested in Olean on Illegal Weapons Charges
OLEAN, NY – State Police arrested Martin C. Miller on June 11, and charged him with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, circumventing an interlock device and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to State Police.
Police Reports 6/17/18: Pennsylvania Man Charged with Attempted Homicide
John Thomas Polen IV, 21, of Genesee, was charged at 1:14 p.m. with attempted homicide, reckless endangerment and two counts of aggravated assault.
State & Union: 100th anniversary of World War I marked by Heritage Center
Francie Potter, president of the Allegany Area Historical Association, stands near a display of World War I uniforms and holds a copy of the former Olean Evening Times declaring the “Great World War Is At End!” The newspaper, which was the predecessor of the Times Herald, and other materials are on
Sex offender charged with forcibly touching family member in wheelchair
An investigation ensued, leading Troopers to charge Miguel De Jesus, 70, with forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a physically disabled person and aggravated family offense forcible touching.
Woman walks to police station to report she was assaulted
Police charged her acquaintance, Joseph Judd, 28, of Allegany St. with assault, harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.
Paranormal group to investigate Phelps Hotel tonight
PHELPS — A group studying the paranormal is investigating the Phelps Hotel, having conducted two sessions already.Genesee Valley Paranormal Investigators North, a division of G.V.P.I., will return to the Main Street building for another go-round tomorrow. Their investigation is slated for 9 p.m. unt
Man accused of forcibly touching disabled family member
State Police responded to a domestic dispute on State Route 16 in the Town of Machias Friday. They say their investigation revealed that DeJesus was forcibly touching his family member, who was confined to a wheelchair. He was arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Physically Disab
Airstrip turns back into the dragstrip
The third annual June event, as well as the second annual race in August, has to be pre-approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is a lengthy process, said Tracy Scanlon, maintainer and public relations manager at the airport. It’s especially difficult because it’s not an aeronautical
Folks missed out on Celtic festival
I’ve heard so many people over the years say, “There’s nothing to do around here.” But I beg to differ. I find there are many different things to do within just a few miles of my house.A couple weekends ago was no exception. The Celtic Festival was a great event. Yes, we all have busy lives, and, ye
Troopers charge Arcade man with DWI after accident
ARCADE — An Arcade man was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after he drove through an intersection and struck a stopped vehicle, causing injuries, Warsaw-based state police reported.
State & Union: Turning Back the Clock
From early motorcycle runs to a flyboy buzzing his hometown, from the death of two local papers to a local Pepsi bottler allaying needle mania, here’s a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock.
17-year-old seriously wounded in Broadway-Fillmore shooting
The teen was shot at about 8:45 p.m. on Lombard Street. The victim, who was taken to Erie County Medical Center, was initially listed in critical condition, the spokesman said.
Police reports 6/15/18: Man allegedly found with crack in Ried’s Food Barn parking lot
Ryan C. Walsh, 23, of 929 Portville-Olean Road, Portville, was charged at 10:30 p.m. with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.