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Franklinville woman killed in single-vehicle crash

Karen M. Putt, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash on Abbott Road in the town of Lyndon, which was reported at 6:32 p.m. She was reportedly traveling eastbound in a 2006 Jeep Liberty when she crossed over into the oncoming lane, exited the roadway and struck the tree.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-16 23:05:00

Driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed Salamanca woman

LITTLE VALLEY — A Salamanca man, who prosecutors say fled on foot after crashing his vehicle and causing the death of his passenger last November, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and a litany of other charges.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-08-16 22:49:00

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

$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

Mother accused of injuring her four-month-old baby

KILLBUCK, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Killbuck woman is facing charges after she injured her four-month-old child, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office.Makayla Mix, 23, was taken into custody on charges of assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The child's current condition is unknown.I

WKBW-TV - 2018-08-16 14:58:03

Holland man jailed for third DWI

A Holland man will spend the next up to 4 years in state prison for his third impaired driving conviction in nine years.State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch, Sr., sentenced Jeffrey Uhrinek, Jr., 32, on Wednesday to 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison for felony driving while intoxicated.

LOCKPORT UNION-SUN - 2018-08-15 23:41:29

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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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


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

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.


Threat charge against Port Allegany man withdrawn

Robert J. Wright, 43, was initially charged with misdemeanor terroristic threats and summary charges of harassment and public drunkenness. The terroristic threat and public drunkenness charges have been withdrawn, court records indicate.


East Concord man arrested for public lewdness in Orchard Park

Orchard Park, NY — ORCHARD PARK, NY-- Orchard Park Police have arrested a man of charges of public lewdness.


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


New AMC theater on Main St. to open Thursday

"Moviegoers in downtown Buffalo waited a long time for a theatre that delivers an amazing theatrical experience, and we are so excited to announce that AMC Theatres and our incredibly popular AMC Signature recliners will be available at AMC Market Arcade 8 for the summer movie-going season in 2018,"