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Fatal crash closes part of I-86 EB in Cuba

CUBA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A fatal crash has shut down part of I-86 near Cuba. The eastbound lanes in that area will be closed for an undetermined amount of time, Cuba police say. "There will be increased traffic flow through the Town and Village for the better part of this morning and possibly into this a

WIVB - 2018-03-20 11:09:13

POLICE: Woman drove drunk with infant in car

CHAFFEE, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Chaffee woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after State Police say she was driving drunk with her five-month-old daughter in the car. 32-year-old Heather Gearman was pulled over by Troopers Sunday around 1:00 p.m. on Liberty Street in the Village of Arcade. Police say she

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-19 14:17:58

Hunter Who Investigators Say Shot, Killed Woman in Sherman, New York Re-Indicted

The man who investigators say shot and killed Sherman, New York woman during hunting incident has been re-indicted, according to Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson. Thomas Jadlowski was arraigned Monday on a two-count indictment alleging manslaughter in the second degree and hunting

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-19 18:12:00

Chautauqua County man charged with DWI with kids aboard

A Clymer man was charged with driving while intoxicated with children in the vehicle, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said. Johnathan D. Whitney, 39, was pulled over for a driving infraction shortly before midnight Saturday on Route 474 in French Creek. Sheriff's deputies found him to be intoxi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 19:23:43

Fire destroys barn at Smith's Maple Farm, closes for Maple Festival weekend

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - An overnight fire destroyed a barn at Smith's Maple Farm in Town of Boston. According to the North Boston Fire Company, 13 different agencies responded to the fire call. Crews were able contain the fire in time to save a shack where maple syrup is created and stored. Offi


Maynard Street Sheetz looks to rebuild; Otto's seeks new name

The convenience store will be torn down and rebuilt similar to stores throughout the region, according to Sheetz officials. Voting in favor of the rebuild were Chelsea Rawson, William Rischar, Tony Nardi, Charles Plankenhorn, and Cynde Eister. Harry Sechler was absent and Chris Keiser was acting cha

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Biker movie with local ties to screen in Hamburg

"Rebel on the Highway," a movie with local ties, will have its Buffalo premiere at the Armor Fire Hall. "Rebel on the Highway,"a biker movie with several links to Western New York, will be screened at 2 p.m. March 25 at the Armor Fire Hall (4932 Clark St., Hamburg). Portions of the film, which tells

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-20 11:00:55

CARTS Seeks New Location for Downtown Jamestown Terminal

JAMESTOWN - Chautauqua County's public transportation buses are searching for a new terminal location in downtown Jamestown. On Thursday, March 15, representatives with the Chautauqua Area Regional Transit System (CARTS) met with the city's Strategic Planning and Partnership Commission to share deta

WRFALP.COM - 2018-03-19 13:55:17

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Olean High School student arrested for making school threat

CITY OF OLEAN, N.Y. (WKBW) - A 14-year-old student has been arrested and charged with third degree menacing for making a school threat. According to police, a female student made verbal threats against Olean High following yesterday's "Walkout out for Awareness" event held to bring attention to scho


Stabbing Reported At Jamestown Apartment

The stabbing, at 303 Lafayette St., occurred shortly before 8 p.m. City police and firefighters were summoned to provide assistance. A man appeared to suffer a head injury in the incident and was rushed to UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital. The severity of injuries wasn't immediately known. Further in


Tractor-trailer rollover on Route 219 in Springville

SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tractor-trailer has closed down a stretch of Route 219. The 219 is closed at Route 39 due to the accident. We have reached out to the Erie County Sheriff's Office and are waiting to hear back. SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tracto


Five house demolitions ordered by city

OLEAN - Five of the worst properties in the city will be coming down this spring. The Common Council voted unanimously to order the demolitions of five properties with serious structural problems, and also looking at how to cover the costs from the current owners. The resolutions, sponsored by Alder


Two jailed after alleged domestic fight

Two Bradford residents are in McKean County Jail after allegedly assaulting each other during an argument on Tuesday. Vanessa A. Harvey, 20, and Skyler S. Smith, 26, both of 50 Oakwood Ave., were jailed on $25,000 bail each after being arraigned before District Judge Richard Luther. Harvey is charge


City Man Found With Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday after he was found with crystal methamphetamine, the Jamestown Police Department said. Jeremy S. Gross, 30, was taken into custody after he was observed around 6:30 p.m. by police exiting a Delaware Avenue residence he was ordered to stay away from due to an ord


Police reports: More details emerge on marijuana, DWI arrest of Kill Buck teen

SALAMANCA - The Salamanca Police Department released additional details Tuesday on an early Monday morning traffic stop that led to a drunk driving and felony drug arrest of a Kill Buck teen. The 18-year-old Kill Buck male, who Salamanca police have not identified by name, was allegedly found in pos


Four Sentenced Under District Attorney's 'Gun Done' Policy

MAYVILLE - An 18-year-old who reportedly fired a handgun in the city of Jamestown in August was one of four recently sentenced under the "Gun Done" policy of the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office. Under the initiative, the DA's office said it will not offer plea deals or negotiate senten


Gowanda heroin dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Village of Gowanda heroin dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree manslaughter, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Daryl Bland, 23, faces a maximum punishment of 25 years in prison when he is sentenced May 8. On Oct. 26, Bland fatally shot 31-year-old Dustin Sharp of Go