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Multiple crews fight fire at Chautauqua County home

SINCLAIRVILLE, NY (WIVB) - A fire occurred at a Chautauqua County home on Tuesday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said crews responded to a call about the fire on 38 Park Street in Sinclairville just before 9 p.m. on February 19. There are multiple crews at the scene.


Car hits cow, catches fire in Chautauqua County

SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A car hit a cow and caught fire Monday night in Chautauqua County. First responders were called to Route 60 in Sinclairville around 10:30 p.m. The Sheriff's Office says the cow walked onto the roadway, where the car hit it.


[LISTEN] Arts on Fire – National Comedy Center’s Journey Gunderson Discusses Lucyfest 2019 Headliners

Originally airing Friday, Feb. 7, 2019. Journey Gunderson from the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY stops by the WRFA studio to discuss the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival headliners for 2019 – Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney.


Red Cross Assists Family of Four After Chautauqua County House Fire

A family of four in Sinclairville, N.Y. has been forced to find a new place to live after fire tore through their home Tuesday night. The fire was reported at 37 Park St. around 9 p.m.


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Jamestown man stopped for driving without headlights, arrested on multiple charges

A traffic stop for driving without headlights led to the arrest of a Jamestown man on multiple charges, including driving with a revoked nondriver's ID and possession of a "small amount" of crack cocaine and marijuana.


Chautauqua County man arrested on murder charge

A Chautauqua County man has been charged with first-degree murder after a fatal shooting occurred Sunday night near Peru, Kan. Travis W. Dickson, 43, was arrested at approximately 7:10 p.m. Sunday at his home in Niotaze, Kan. and booked into the Chautauqua County Jail for driving under the influence


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Mayville Man Jailed After Trafficking Investigation

MAYVILLE — A Mayville man subject to a lengthy investigation into narcotics trafficking throughout Chautauqua County was taken into custody Sunday by sheriff’s deputies. Harry Radke, 42, was arrested at a residence around 9 p.m. in the village on felony counts of third-degree criminal sale of a cont


City Planning Commission to Review and Vote on Updated Urban Design Plan on Tuesday

JAMESTOWN – An updated version of the city of Jamestown’s Urban Design Plan will be presented to the City Planning Commission during a meeting Tuesday afternoon at city hall.


(4:10 PM) Drugs, Kids Found During Search Of City Home

Crack cocaine and powder cocaine were found and a Jamestown man was jailed following a search of a city home Tuesday. Charged was 29-year-old Antonio A. Sanders Jr. after members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force received information that crack cocaine was being sold from 162 McKinley Ave. A wa


Woman charged with DWI after vehicle nearly hit patrol car head-on, deputies say

A Cattaraugus County woman was arrested Sunday evening for driving while intoxicated and several other charges after deputies say she almost hit a patrol vehicle head-on. According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, Lana K. Watt, 50, of Coldspring, was driving in the oncoming lane of traffi


Winter Weather Advisory issued for WNY Wednesday

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect for Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and northern Erie Counties from 1 p.m. through 10 p.m. Wednesday. Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, Wyoming and southern Erie Counties will be under the same advisory from 10 a.m. Wednesday through 1 a.m. Th


Lewis County young woman named New York State Dairy Princess

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A young woman from Lewis County was crowned this year's New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala received the honor Tuesday night at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool. She has served as the Lewis County Dairy Princess since the spring of 2018. She will now spend the next year promo


NY lawmakers push for recognition for National Comedy Center

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Members of New York's congressional delegation are pushing for official recognition for the recently opened National Comedy Center. Democratic U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Senate has passed legislation designating the western New York center as th


Veterans Council To Host Comedian Friday

FREWSBURG — The United Veterans Council of Jamestown will host a comedy show Friday at the Samuel L Derby American Legion Post 556, 9 Meadow Lane, Frewsburg. The show starts at 9 p.m. with a 50/50 and basket giveaways and barrel of booze giveaway being held right before the show. Pre-sale tickets ar


Car engulfed by flames after striking a cow

No one was hurt in a car accident Monday night in which a vehicle became engulfed in flames after striking a cow in the roadway, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.


Hearing on NY state's Climate and Community Protection Act to be held in New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — State lawmakers have scheduled a public hearing for March 1 on revisions to New York environmental law that seek to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.


Gallery seeks women artists for local event

JAMESTOWN — “Women Create” invites women to submit work for consideration for its fourth juried exhibit of women’s art at the 3rd On 3rd Gallery at the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown.


Car Damaged In Collision With Cow In Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — A car was heavily damaged in a crash with a cow late Monday. Firefighters were called to 5353 Route 60 in Sinclairville, between Old Chautauqua and Terry roads, around 10:35 p.m. County dispatch told fire officials that the crash was between a vehicle and a cow.