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Suspected drugs, stolen gun seized in Erie apartment search

Investigators charged a city man with possessing the items found during the search on West 16th Street on Tuesday afternoon. Erie police said they seized quantities of suspected marijuana, suspected cocaine, other suspected drug items and a stolen gun in the search of a westside apartment on Tuesday

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-21 15:39:28

Woman faces trial on rape of child charges

A woman is facing trial after being accused of sexually assaulting a child. Layla Lisa Mansberger was in Erie County Court Tuesday for a preliminary hearing. Authorities charge she forced a child to have sex with her, starting when the child was only seven-years old. Mansberger faces several charges

YOURERIE - 2018-03-20 21:25:17

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

Defendant gets life for Erie drive-by slaying, called 'act of terror'

Keshawn McLaurin was the only defendant convicted in Shakur Franklin's July 2015 shooting death. The sole defendant to be convicted in a July 2015 fatal drive-by shooting received life in prison at his sentencing Tuesday, bringing to a close one of Erie County's most notable recent homicide cases. T

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 14:22:50

Frewsburg, N.Y. woman charged with aggravated assault in Warren County

According to Conewango Township Police, Denise R. Whisner, 48, of Frewsburg, N.Y., was charged with four counts of aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness after an incident at Maurices in North Warren on St. Patrick's Day. The

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Police: Erie woman stabbed, beat, knelt on homicide victim

Windi Thomas charged with homicide in death of boyfriend, Keeno Butler, on Sunday. "Thoracic compression" listed as one cause of death. Thomas weighs 300 pounds; Butler, 120. Erie police have charged a woman with homicide in the death of a 44-year-old man she admitted to stabbing, bludgeoning and kn

ERIE TIMES-NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:38:08

The Juice Jar Goes Mobile - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE in Erie, PA

An Erie hot spot for fresh juices and healthy treats is going mobile. The Juice Jar on West 8th St. in the Colony Plaza, unveiled its new food truck Wednesday morning. It's called the "Juice Roadie." Starting in April, the "Juice Roadie" will be hitting the streets, serving up fresh made juices, smo

ERIETVNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 18:13:00

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


Man dead, woman in custody in Erie

A man is dead and a woman was in police custody after an incident early Sunday on Erie's east side. Erie police said they were called to a residence in the 1000 block of East Avenue on Sunday at about 2:20 a.m. by a woman. Police weren't releasing the name of the woman or the victim, both reportedly


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


Police reports 3/17/18: Two minors arrested on felony sex charges

Two local male juveniles were arrested on felony sex-related charges this week, according to New York State Police. An unidentified 12-year-old Belmont male was charged at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony. Charges stem from an initial report made to state police M


Man sentenced for giving acid to minor

A Warren man has been sentenced for providing acid to a minor he was supervising at a county business. Kyle James Zavinski, 31, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday on a count of possession with intent to deliver. According to police, Zavinski was seen on video handing a small, white pi


Marijuana and meth dealer sentenced to state prison

And federal law enforcement authorities are waiting for him on firearms violations. Richard Justin Hanson, 35, was charged in June 2017 for drug deals that took place in 2016 and 2017. He was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on July 18, 2016


Erie police await autopsy results in death investigation

A 44-year-old woman was charged with aggravated assault Sunday after police said she admitted to assaulting her boyfriend, who was found dead. Erie police detectives charge that a 44-year-old city woman told a 911 dispatcher that she killed her boyfriend, and admitted to detectives that she struck,


Hit-and-run crash causes power outages in Erie

A gray Ford pickup may have been involved. A hit-and-run crash on East Avenue Saturday evening has brought down power lines and knocked out electrical service to more than 6,700 Penelec customers on Erie's upper east side, authorities said. Erie police are investigating reports that a gray Ford pick


Chadakoin River turns green in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB)- The St. Patrick's Day celebration is happening all over Western New York. In Jamestown, the Community Chamber of Commerce turned the Chadakoin River green Saturday morning. A parade usually accompanies this celebration, but due to construction on the South Main Street Bridge,


Pair Charged After Drugs Found During Parole Check

Charged were 45-year-old Dennis L. Penhollow II and 31-year-old Patricia M. Raynor after police helped New York State parole during a visit of the pair's 302 Allen St. residence. The visit occurred around 8 a.m., Jamestown police said Thursday in a press release. Raynor was reportedly found in poss


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


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


Jamestown man in jail after allegedly violating PFA order with drugs in his possession

A Jamestown New York man is in jail this afternoon after an alert police officer recognizes him and takes him in. The man allegedly violating a protection from abuse order that then led to drug charges. 36-year-old Jeremy Gross was seen leaving the home on Deleware Avenue he was told to stay away fr