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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

Dansville man dies in Genesee Falls snowmobile accident

GENESEE FALLS - A Livingston County man died Saturday after a vehicle hit his snowmobile crossing Route 19A, Wyoming County sheriff's deputies said. Robert D. Henry, 54, of Dansville was crossing the highway eastbound near Denton Corners Road when he was hit by a vehicle driven northbound by Thomas

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-18 19:57:00

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

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

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

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

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

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Letter: Senecas rightly oppose frack-waste treatment site

The Seneca Nation of Indians, by opposing the fracking wastewater treatment plant in Coudersport, Pa., has helped me heal from unjustly being given a speeding ticket by a Navajo police trooper when I was traveling through the Southwest on Interstate 10. The leadership of these justice-seeking Seneca

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-19 15:02:00

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

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


Police reports: More details emerge on marijuana, DWI arrest of Kill Buck teen

SALAMANCA - The Salamanca Police Department released additional details Tuesday on an early Monday morning traffic stop that led to a drunk driving and felony drug arrest of a Kill Buck teen. The 18-year-old Kill Buck male, who Salamanca police have not identified by name, was allegedly found in pos


Five house demolitions ordered by city

OLEAN - Five of the worst properties in the city will be coming down this spring. The Common Council voted unanimously to order the demolitions of five properties with serious structural problems, and also looking at how to cover the costs from the current owners. The resolutions, sponsored by Alder


Two jailed after alleged domestic fight

Two Bradford residents are in McKean County Jail after allegedly assaulting each other during an argument on Tuesday. Vanessa A. Harvey, 20, and Skyler S. Smith, 26, both of 50 Oakwood Ave., were jailed on $25,000 bail each after being arraigned before District Judge Richard Luther. Harvey is charge


WENY News - Steuben County Pair Accused of Having Meth After Traffic Stop

CORNING, N.Y. (WENY) - A traffic stop in Corning has led to drug charges for a Steuben County pair. Police say 60-year-old Corning resident, Randy Brown, was pulled over in Corning Tuesday night. According to New York State Police, Brown had sold meth earlier in the day. They say officers found both


Tractor-trailer rollover on Route 219 in Springville

SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tractor-trailer has closed down a stretch of Route 219. The 219 is closed at Route 39 due to the accident. We have reached out to the Erie County Sheriff's Office and are waiting to hear back. SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tracto


Olean students demonstrate against gun violence

Mackenzie Windus, a 10th-grader at Olean High School, submitted photos she took of her fellow classmates participating in a quiet 17 minutes in order to honor the victims of the Parkland, Fla. massacre of last month and past school shootings. Mackenzie Windus, a 10th-grader at Olean High School, sub