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Man charged following fatal crash in Chautauqua County

GERRY, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Cattaraugus County man has been charged following a fatal crash in the Town of Gerry. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office says James Newell, 41, of Steamburg, was driving a vehicle on Gerry Ellington Rd. this past Friday when he crashed.


Cummins plant sets record for engine production

Cummins Inc.'s engine plant near Jamestown set a record for engine production in 2018. The Lakewood plant produced more than 120,000 units, up 32 percent from the previous year, according to the Indiana-based company. The site is Chautauqua County's largest private employer, with about 1,700 employe


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.


New hotel in Jamestown could mean hundreds of new jobs

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) - A new hotel could mean hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars for the economy in the southern tier. Our partners at WNY News Now got to take a look inside the new DoubleTree hotel in Jamestown.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


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.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


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.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Jamestown man pleads guilty to sale of drugs

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty to the sale of methamphetamine. U.S. attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Ernest Clayburn Cauley, Jr., 27, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamin


Kenmore truck driver injured when semi rolls over in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Kenmore man was injured Saturday morning, when a tractor trailer he was driving rolled over on County Route 380 in the town of Kiantone. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said the semi, for an unknown reason, went off the side of the roadway. The semi slid into a deep drainag


Video: Buffalo police watch as handcuffed defendant is beaten

In the video that Buffalo officials didn't want the public to see, one of their cellblock attendants grabs a handcuffed defendant from behind and throws him to the floor. His head hits a shelf, opening a gash on his face. He's then dragged to an empty cell and dropped into a chair as blood pools ben


Warren man arrested for twice biting police officer

A Warren man has been charged with aggravated assault after biting a police officer. Aron M. O. Ainsworth, 20, of Warren, was arrested Saturday after Conewango Township Police responded to a disturbance at a Daugherty Run Road address.


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.


(11:55 AM) Jamestown Man Charged After January Robbery

A Jamestown man has been jailed following an investigation into a robbery in January, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said. Facing a host of charges is 24-year-old Dyquan Smith of East Sixth Street following the Jan. 14 robbery at 10 W. Main St. in Ripley. Another person, Tyler Bowen, also ha


Softball Is Returning To JCC In 2020

Sadie Stuart belted 11 home runs as a sophomore on Allegheny College’s softball team, a single-season record that still stands six years later. Jamestown Community College is betting it has hit a figurative home run by naming the Jamestown native and former Falconer Central School star to reboot the


Hearings changed in 2017 drug death case

Hearings for two of the three men accused in the 2017 drug-related death of a Warren man were pushed back. The third was waived and moved to the court of common pleas. Preliminary hearings for Douglas A. Harkins, 44, of Sugar Grove, and Michael J. Marshall, 33, of Warren, were continued.


Driver charged in crash that killed his brother

GERRY, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deady crash in the Town of Gerry. Inivestigators say James Newell, 41, was driving recklessly when he crashed his vehicle on Gerry Ellington Road on February 15.


Bad Company, Dropkick Murphys to Play New York State Fair

Live music acts are getting announced for the 2019 New York State Fair!. So far, you can already count on being able to see Bad Company and the Dropkick Murphys during the Fair. Bad Company will be kicking off the even on opening day, at 8 pm. As for Dropkick Murphys, you'll be able to catch them a