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Two vehicle crash in Brant leaves 1 dead, 4 in hospital
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Erie County Sheriff's received a call about a two-vehicle crash. Investigators say that the operator of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene, with to minor passengers taken to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. Both of those passengers were alert a
Charges pending in Silver Creek motorcycle crash
SILVER CREEK, NY - A motorcyclist will be facing charges after a crash in Silver Creek Saturday night.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Farabaugh, 42, or Angola, lost control of his motorcycle on Route 20 at Christy Street in Silver Creek just before 10:30 p.m.When deputies
Fredonia school continuing to eye its own officer
During a recent board of education meeting, Maureen Blackburn stood to address the board regarding a school resource officer for the district. She noted when the SRO was eliminated years ago, she exchanged emails with the previous superintendent, Paul DiFonzo, who assured her that there’d be one the
Fatal crash in Town of Brant
At approximately 1:30pm Sunday, sheriff’s dispatchers received calls about a two-vehicle crash. The operator of one of the vehicles was pronounced deceased on the scene, and the two minor passengers were taken to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital and were last reported alert and conscious.
Angola man seriously injured following motorcycle crash
CBS NewsSILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WIVB) - The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office responded to the intersection of Central Avenue and Christy Street in the village of Silver Creek for a single motor vehicle accident resulting in personal injury.Officials say they found 42-year-old Jacob Farabaugh's motorcy
Man wanted by US Marshals and NYPD believed to be in Buffalo area
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to the arrest of Yong Lu, who is wanted by US Marshals and NYPD.Crime Stoppers Buffalo says Lu is believed to have cut off his pregnant wife's arm with a meat clever.Information has be
Fredonia sees the largest percent population loss, per Census data
All seven of the densest areas — Jamestown, Pomfret, Dunkirk, Fredonia, Ellicott, Busti and Hanover — saw population decreases as of July 1, 2017. The figures are part of the Census Bureau’s annual report of city and county estimates with populations over 7,000 people. Data for all municipalities is
ATV accident sends one to Hamot
The accident was reported around 6 p.m. after a nearby homeowner was approached by someone claiming there had been an incident on Burnham Road. Police were able to locate the scene of the crash and requested medical care.A fire official with Cassadaga said a man had sustained a serious cut to his he
Driver killed, 2 children and 2 others injured in Town of Brant crash
One person was killed and four others were injured Sunday when two vehicles crashed on Southwestern Boulevard in the Town of Brant, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office reported.Deputies responded to the incident at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday. The driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the sce
Puppy Left Dead After Gruesome Dog Attack in North Tonawanda - The Niagara Reporter
“The dog came up my front porch and ripped my puppy out through the screen door, my grandkids ages 3 and 5 saw the whole thing,” said Devirgillio.
Eldred home destroyed by blaze; children saved with American flag
This apartment building, at 233 N. Main St. in Eldred, caught fire in the early morning hours Friday. Several children were saved by the quick-thinking residents, who lowered them to the ground from the second floor balcony using an American flag.
Titusville man in critical condition after Saturday shooting
HYDETOWN — A 3 a.m. shooting on Saturday has left one Titusville man in UPMC Hamot in critical but stable condition while another Titusville man is under investigation by state police at Corry.The names of both the 58-year-old shooting victim and the 26-year-old suspect are being withheld by police,
Buffalo Police investigating overnight shooting on Zelmer Street
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the first block of Zelmer Street.Officials say a 34-year-old female was shot in the arm just before 3 a.m. Saturday.She was treated and released from ECMC after being driven there by a civilian vehicle. The incident rem
One injured in overnight shooting
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Police reports 6/23/18: Two charged after police find meth, pills, marijuana
Two residents of the home, Laurie Newcomb, 41, and Jeremy Steves, 38, were charged with one count each of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony, and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.
Police: Man charged with robbing Town of Ellicott bank after attempting to rob Jamestown gas station
Albert L. Chapman, 34, was charged with first degree robbery, third degree robbery, and third degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Fredonia announces 2018 Gazebo Concert Series
All concerts are free of charge and will take place on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Spectators are reminded to bring a lawn chair for added comfort.June 27 — Rustic RamblersJuly 4 — no concertJuly 11 — Cassadaga Area BandJuly 18 — Farina & FriendsJuly 25 — Dave Golando
Fredonia student wins scholarship to attend the 2018 Chautauqua Young Writers Institute
Finn Frerichs, an Advanced English student at Fredonia High School and son of Tim & Jeanne Frerichs, has won an all-expenses-paid scholarship to attend the 2018 Chautauqua Young Writers Institute. Only eight such scholarships were awarded in the county. The scholarship is offered through the Chautau
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
Two from South Dayton charged in drug bust
Officers report Laurie Newcomb, 41, and Jeremy Steves, 38, of 408 Pine St., are facing charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and criminally using drug paraphernalia. Agents entered the residence and found multiple bags of crystal methamphetamine, Alprazolam pil