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Closing arguments heard in Danielle Allen case
GENESEO, NY (WROC) - The prosecution and defense in the manslaughter trial for Danielle Allen in Livingston County are offering their closing arguments on Wednesday, a week after the trial began.
Monday Blaze: Damages estimated at $1.5 million lost after Monday fire at NYSEG facility in Perry
A working structure fire was reported 4:09 p.m. at 348 S. Main St., after the east end of the operations building, which houses all equipment, started burning.
174th Allegany County Fair offers something for everyone
Hannah Stifter, 6, of Delevan, gets in some quality hugging time with an Alpine goat in the Livestock Building at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica.Kate Day Sager/Olean Times Herald
Report: Pothole, water caused Front Street fire truck accident
The driver, listed as Stephan C. Gonska, 34, of 1207 Promised Land Road in Olean, was heading northwest on Front Street when his vehicle, a tanker truck, struck a utility pole near the intersection with First Avenue, shearing it off at the base. The truck then skidded along the concrete dike and str
WNY Starting Line: This weekend's local auto racing
Lancaster:Drag Racing: Buffalo Street Outlaws, Friday, 6 p.m.; Mopar Day, Saturday, 11 a.m.; Stock Cars: Off-Week.
Rochester-area police searching for man who shot at officer during traffic stop
GENESEO, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - - Police are searching for a man who allegedly shot at an officer during a traffic stop.Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies and NY State Police are searching a cornfield along Rt. 63 in Geneseo for the man. A helicopter is also assisting the investigation.According to pol
Pilot still hospitalized from Geneseo plane crash; 2 teens hurt
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) - A pilot remains hospitalized with serious injuries suffered when his small airplane crashed at an upstate New York airport, leaving two teenage passengers with minor injuries.
Arcade woman charged with DWI with 13-year-old in car
Beth A. Fleischman, 39, of Arcade, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child passenger younger than 16 and driving while intoxicated.
Westons Mills fire tanker wrecks in Olean on way to lightning strike call
OLEAN — Enroute to an emergency call in Hinsdale after lightning struck a house, a Westons Mills Volunteer Fire Department tanker truck took out multiple poles along Front Street Monday night, plunging some areas into darkness.
Property owner wants to turn former church into corner store, Halal market
Junahid Ahmed wants to convert the vacant 2,015-square-foot building he bought at 1061 Sycamore into a mixed-use building, using the first floor to house his Sycamore Halal Meat and Fish store, which would relocate from rented space across the street.
Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case
Singer Cliff Richard arrives at the Rolls Building to hear the ruling of his case against the BBC over coverage of a South Yorkshire Police raid in August 2014 on his home in Sunningdale, Berkshire following a child sex assault allegation, Wednesday July 18, 2018, in London. (Victoria Jones/PA via A
Pilot injured in plane crash near Geneseo airshow identified
According to deputies, a preliminary investigation revealed that 65-year-old Timothy K. Sheffer, of Rush NY, was piloting the plane for the Civil Air Patrol. Two cadets, ages 14 and 15, were also onboard. As the plane was taking off from the runway, it began to experience difficulty ascending causi
Police reports 7/17/18: Wellsville man faces felony drug charge
Chad M. Mulholland, 48, of Wellsville, was charged by Wellsville police with criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, a class E felony.
Allegany County Fair begins today
ANGELICA — The historic ambience of the fairgrounds, and nearby village of Angelica, are expected to be as much a draw for attendees of the 2018 Allegany County Fair today through Saturday, as it was for those who traveled to the event in horse-drawn wagons back in 1844.
‘Candy Bar Burglar’ sent to state prison after violating probation in Wyoming
Warren Bellinger, 19, in December pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary and petit larceny for entering an acquaintance’s room at Arcade Village Motel and stealing bread, sandwich meat, hot dogs and four cans of Four Loko malt beer.
Come Back to Olean barbecue returns
The annual Come Back to Olean barbecue, held in War Veterans Park, attracted a large crowd in 2017. This year’s event will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday in War Veterans and is open to all African-American residents as well as Olean residents and former residents of the community.Photo prov
Driver administered Narcan after hitting bus shelter, pedestrian
The driver was administered Narcan at the scene, police said. Narcan is a brand name of Naloxone, the opiate rescue drug. The driver was transported to Buffalo General Medical Center.
Funding for the future: Projects to get state DRI aid announced
"Through these targeted investments, we are highlighting all that Olean has to offer while ushering in new growth and prosperity for generations to come," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press release Monday afternoon announcing the projects. "By preserving its historic architecture and revitalizing pri
3 arrested, 2 ticketed at Lynyrd Skynyrd concert
Stuart Thorp, 41, of Grimsby, Ontario, was charged with criminal trespassing after authorities say he came back to the venue after being kicked out. Thorp was jailed in lieu of $1,500 bail.
Driver charged with drug use after roll-over crash
Debora J. Bennett of Silver Springs was driving southbound on Route 238 when she drove across the oncoming lane, struck a guard rail and rolled the vehicle several times, said Sgt. Colin Reagan.