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State Police Arrest Olean Woman on Shoplifting Charges

ALLEGANY, NY – State Police arrested a 40-year-old Olean woman on shoplifting charges Tuesday. Katey E. DeYoe, was charged with two counts of petit larceny after state troopers responded to a report of shoplifting at Walmart in Allegany.


Cattaraugus County Man Charged Following Investigation into Fatal Crash

GERRY – The Cattaraugus County man who was behind the wheel during a fatal automobile crash last week in the town of Gerry is now facing charges. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says 41-year-old James Newell of Steamburg has been charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, reckless driv


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


New York health system cuts jobs after poor financial performance

Olean, N.Y.-based Upper Allegheny Health System laid off 31 employees from two hospitals on Feb. 19, according to the Olean Times Herald. The health system laid off 16 employees from Olean General Hospital and 15 employees from Bradford (Pa.) Regional Medical Center. The affected employees represent


Olean, N.Y., man jailed on felony retail theft charge

An Olean, N.Y., man is in McKean County Jail after allegedly stealing more than $1,200 in merchandise from Walmart in Foster Brook. William B. Mangalsingh, 35, of Fulton Street, was arraigned late Monday night before District Judge William Todd on a charge of retail theft, a third-degree felony.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10


Lady ‘Billies win yet again, while Dunkirk falls at Olean

NEWFANE — The Fredonia Lady ‘Billies always seem to play their best basketball when the playoffs come around. Thursday was no exception, as Fredonia pulled off its second upset in three days to reach the Section VI, Class B1 girls basketball semifinals, with a win over Newfane, 48-36, at Newfane Hig


'American Pickers' set to return

NEW YORK — A few years after a popular visit to Wellsville, "American Pickers" is returning to New York state. Hosts Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to New York, the show said Friday. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region in


5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street

BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.


UPDATE: High wind warnings begin Sunday across region

UPDATE, 7:15 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings that will be in effect from Sunday morning through Monday morning across the region, with wind gusts in some places reaching as high as 75 mph.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Congressman Anthony Brindisi hopes to improve infrastructure in Upstate New York

(WBNG) — Congressman Anthony Brindisi (D) announced his plan to bring increased federal investment in New York for infrastructure projects. Brindisi was joined by representatives of area labor unions who support efforts to improve transportation and infrastructure in the town of Schuyler in Herkimer


Southern tier police pick up a couple on drug charges

GREAT VALLEY, N.Y. (WKBW) — New York State police picked up a couple on felony drug charges during a traffic stop on US Route 219 in Great Valley on Tuesday, February 19th. Officers found 28.7 grams of cocaine in the vehicle.


King leads J’burg over O-E in ‘A’ semis

Johnsonburg scored 20 points off of 13 first-half steals en route to a commanding 59-39 victory in the District 9 Class A semifinals over Otto-Eldred Friday night. J’burg’s (20-5) crisp zone defense gave the Lady Terrors trouble from the start, as Otto struggled to break the press and get good shots


Lucco to present on police topics at Bradford library

For some residents of the area, the names and faces behind the badge of a local law enforcement officer are well known. Questions get answered and concerns set to rest by a familiar face. For others, the police are an entity rather than friends and neighbors.


NYSEG, RG&E preparing for potential heavy winds

Storm will pack high winds; power disruptions possible. NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of AVANGRID, are monitoring weather forecasts in advance of a potential wind storm forecasted for New York state. High winds are expected to begin Sunday morning, lasting through the day and possibly into Monday, im


Otto nearly upsets C-L; ECC advances

ST. MARYS — Otto-Eldred’s Cameron Grigsby recorded a monster double-double and the 6th seeded Terrors gave third-seeded Clarion-Limestone a scare before falling to the Lions 61-58 in the quarterfinal round of the District 9 Class A playoffs Thursday night at Elk County Catholic High School.