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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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Fatal pedestrian-involved crash in Livonia
Livonia, N.Y. - A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle in Livonia Monday evening.The crash happened in the area of Richmond Mills Road and Center Street.Livingston County Sheriff's deputies say a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the area, then hit a pole.The pedestrian, whose identity has n
Leicester man faces felony charges driving drunk on lawnmower
Due to the previous DWI, deputies say Mulley was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle (also a felony), and operating out of ignition interlock restriction.
Five Questions with Roger Pettingill
OLEAN, NY -- Roger Pettingill will perform in Lincoln Park Thursday as part of Olean’s summer concert series. The free performance is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.Earlier this week, Pettingill shared some thoughts about music and other topics with TAPinto Greater Olean.TAP: You recently did an out
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.
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.
Olean High School reunion brings back memories for old and young
But both old and young had similar answers when asked what brought them, in some cases from across the country, to the 135th Olean High School Alumni Reunion: friendship.
Man killed after crashing custom car in East Aurora
A man was killed in East Aurora after he was ejected from a custom 1920s open buggy along Route 400 on Saturday afternoon, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office confirmed.The man was the only driver of the vehicle. At about 3:20 p.m. Saturday, he was driving southbound on Route 400 when he lost control a
One dead after buggy crash on Route 400 in East Aurora
The man, who was in his mid 50's was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.