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Update on body found in Presque Isle Bay

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YOURERIE - 2018-08-13 15:31:06

Warren County Woman Dies In Crash With Tractor

Pennsylvania State Police report Travis Larson, 37, of Warren, Pa., was driving the tractor westbound near the top of a hill on Route 957 at 9:34 p.m. when the sedan, which was driving eastbound, allegedly crossed over the center line and hit the tractor.

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 00:00:00

Jamestown Pair Arrested on Illegal Gun, Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

Daniel McKay and Kaylyn BarlowJAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown residents were charged late last week after police recovered a loaded and defaced pistol, methamphetamine and fake $100 bills.Jamestown policewere patrolling the north side of the city when they saw a vehicle with a loud muffler driving through

WRFALP.COM - 2018-08-13 12:15:44

Bemus Point restaurant gets world record for number of wings sold in 24 hours

Village Casino sold 40,000 wings over the weekend of August 11-12, giving the establishment a Guinness record.

WIVB - 2018-08-13 00:34:40

Trial underway for man accused of drug delivery resulting in death, Chester Carr

In a pre-trial hearing, his attorney made the case that he should not be charged because he didn't deliver the drugs himself, but the District Attorney's Office disagreed.

YOURERIE - 2018-08-13 22:25:33

(10:37 AM) Jamestown Man Charged After Running From Lakewood-Busti Police

Ross J. Cali Jr., 54, of 3050 Riverside Road, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree criminal mischief, criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree menacing, all from his arrest warrant, and additionally charged with resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental admini

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-08-13 00:00:00

Erie Police Officer Dies On Duty

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YOURERIE - 2018-08-12 15:57:04

Man dies following Chautauqua County crash

CHERRY CREEK, Ny. - A man is dead, following a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Chautauqua County.

YOURERIE - 2018-08-13 07:32:57

Village Casino attempting to break chicken wing record

The Village Casino set the Guinness World Record for most wings served in a 24-hour period back in 1982 when they served 30,000 wings, and they were selected this year to break their record.

WGRZ TV - 2018-08-12 19:51:04

Boat race festivities begin this week

While speed boats race all around the U.S., they usually compete along the east coast. The boats have raced in Lake Erie before, however, as they competed in the Mentor Offshore Grand Prix at Headlands Beach State Park in Ohio last month.


Don’t call people 'addicts,' Penn researchers say

Researchers studied how people responded to several addiction-related terms including “addict,” “alcoholic,” and “substance abuser.” Those terms elicited the strongest negative biases of the lot, said lead study author Robert D. Ashford.

WHYY - 2018-08-13 00:00:00

Punk Sales Associate Refuses to Start Shift Until Store Fills Up a Bit

ERIE, Pa. —Punk sales associate Courtney Cruz is refusing to start her six-hour shift at Target until the store “actually fills up a little bit,” irritated sources confirmed.


BREAKING: Body found and recovered in Presque Isle Bay today

According to Erie Police Deputy Chief Mike Nolan, the body of a white male, estimated to be in 30s-40s, has been recovered from the water off of Sassafras Pier.


Our area neighbors are not the enemy

Prejudice is defined, in part, as“injury or damage resulting from … disregard of one’s rights; a preconceived judgment or opinion.”A snob, by comparison, is“the attitude of people who think they are better than other people; an offensive air of superiority.”


One dead in three vehicle crash on East Lake Road

One person is dead after a three-vehicle accident involving two cars and a motorcycle. Police, fire, and ambulance are on scene right now and the coroner has been called out to the scene.


Unknown vehicle knocks over telephone pole

At approximately 2:45 p.m. Friday afternoon, a vehicle struck a telephone pole along Route 5 in the town of Dunkirk, near Shorewood Country Club. According to emergency responders at the scene, an unidentified vehicle struck the pole causing it to collapse onto the road, then fled the scene. There w


Dragon boats rule the lake

The dragon boat races involved 31 teams from Buffalo, Erie, Pittsburgh and Ithaca in which members worked in unison to propel a 31-foot canoe through a straight course. Each team consisted of 10 to 20 paddlers to power the canoe with one drummer to motivate and keep the paddlers in sync.


Forestville Woman Charged with Stabbing, Hitting Two People

NEWSForestville Woman Charged with Stabbing, Hitting Two PeopleSharlene Downey, 27, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal contempt, assault, criminal mischief, and harassment after allegedly attacking two people Saturday.


Two Arrested in Jamestown, New York for Loaded Gun, Drugs and Fake Cash

Two people have been arrested in Jamestown, New York as part of a targeted patrol operation that got a loaded pistol, meth and fake $100 bills off the streets.


Corry man taken to hospital after house explodes

Police said that a victim, 68-year-old Kenneth S. Bernhard, Corry, “was inside the structure at the time of the explosion.