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Authorities seek missing 16-year-old girl from Randolph

Authorities are asking assistance in locating a missing teenage girl from Randolph. Cor'risha Thomas was last seen Jan. 2. Thomas is described as 5-foot-8, 169 pounds with black skin, black hair and brown eyes. She turned 16 last Oct. 10.


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


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.


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.


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,


Ellicottville, Randolph seeded 1-2 in Section 6 Class C-2 boys hoops

CLASS C-1 Wednesday’s First Round Game. 9. Cattaraugus-Little Valley (3-17) at 8. Portville (5-15) 1. Middle Early College (16-4) vs. Portville/Cattaraugus-Little Valley winner, at Bennett.


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


Seven charged in Cattaraugus County meth bust

CONEWANGO — Seven people have been arrested after a meth bust late last week. On Friday at approximately 11:15 p.m., the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, assisted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team and Cattaraugus County K


Great Valley town board discusses various projects in Kill Buck

Various projects concerning the sewer system, community park and potential playground were all discussed last week at the Great Valley Town Board’s regular meeting. The board has been working for a couple months on a grant to have a study done on the Kill Buck sewer system, but needs the cooperation


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.


Another arrest made in Ripley robbery

RIPLEY — Another arrest has been made in connection with a Jan. 14 robbery at 10 W. Main St., officials announced Wednesday. Tyler Bowen was originally charged, arrested and remanded to the county jail in regard to this incident. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division then obta


Cattaraugus County man killed in Friday morning crash

TOWN OF GERRY, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office announced one man is dead and another was seriously injured in a Friday morning crash in the Town of Gerry.


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


Cattaraugus County childhood immunization rates high

Cattaraugus County schools’ immunization rates are generally high — with the exception of seven Amish schools where there is a 100 percent religious exemption. The Amish exemptions involve more than 160 students, according to the state Department of Health.


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.


New York State not giving up on future Amazon project, ESD chief says

New York State hasn’t given up on winning a future Amazon expansion project, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s economic development czar said Thursday. “We should never burn bridges,” said Howard Zemsky, CEO of Empire State Development, the state’s primary business-aid agency. “The governor is not burning any


(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


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


WNY airports receive state funding for improvements

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The state is giving more than $3-million in funding to three local airports. The Buffalo Niagara International Airport is receiving $1.5 million to upgrade parking.


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.