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12/19/2014 5:21:27 AM
The National Weather Service is continuing a Winter Weather Advisory until 8 am for snow and freezing drizzle.  Snow accumulating an inch or less this morning.  Ice accumulating a few hundreds of an inch. Areas of freezing drizzle will create slick spots on untreated surfaces such as roads and sidewalks. ...read more
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2014-12-19 05:42
A Fredonia man has been charged with unlawful possession marijuana after police checked out a suspicious vehicle parked at a local cemetery on Wednesday night.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say the vehicle was located in the Evergreen Cemetery off Webster Road in the town of Portland.  While talking with the driver, 20-year-old Darian Draggett, deputies say they noticed a strong ...read more
2014-12-19 05:24
Authorities in Albany County are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy who was allegedly snatched from a home by two men wearing ski masks Thursday.  Several reports from Albany indicate that a police dog found the child, identified as Kenneth White, near the trailer where he lived.  An Amber Alert was issued and later cancelled on Thursday. Photo by Albany Times-Union...read more
2014-12-18 04:22
Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan says hydraulic fracturing in New York State can be done safely and responsibly.  Horrigan made those comments following Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision on Wednesday to issue a statewide ban on fracking.  Horrigan says the ability to frack in Chautauqua County would have provided opportunities for economic development... [audio:vincedisapp...read more
2014-12-18 04:17
A couple of reminders next week for Dunkirk city residents...City Hall will be closed Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th for the holidays. Rubbish in the Wednesday collection zone will be picked up as usual. Rubbish in the Thursday collection zone will be picked up on Friday, December 26th, and rubbish in the Friday collection zone will be picked up on Saturday, December 27t...read more
2014-12-18 04:11
Time is running out for the Red Kettle Campaign in the north county area. Captain John Merchant of the Salvation Army says they are still far behind the $40,000 goal and have only six days to go... [audio:Merchantwheretheyareat.mp3]John Merchant: where they are at[/audio] Merchant says the recent snowstorms couple with the lack of enough volunteers, has hurt the effort... [audio:Merchantneedvol...read more
2014-12-18 12:57
The National Weather Service has extended the winter weather advisory for freezing drizzle for all of Western New York, including Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties, until 8:00 AM Friday.  Patchy freezing drizzle mixed with light snow at times can create slick spots on untreated roads. Click here for more on the weather Winter Weather Advisory in purple...read more
2014-12-18 12:18
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced that his office sent cease and desist letters to several major retailers, including Wal-Mart, Amazon, K-Mart, and others for allegedly selling prohibited toy guns online to state residents and in at least one case, in a K-Mart store in the Rochester area.  The letters are being sent after an on-going investigation by the Attorney Gen...read more
2014-12-18 12:14
A former Jamestown man, now living in Texas, has pleaded guilty in federal Court in Buffalo to conspiracy to commit securities fraud and tax evasion.  Officials from the U-S Attorney's Office in Buffalo say 33-year-old Eric Cusimano participated in a stock fraud scheme that utilized several websites registered through an internet domain registrar and web hosting company.  The scheme was ...read more
2014-12-18 12:12
Two people are facing several charges after Jamestown Police attempted to locate a suspicious vehicle where one of the occupants reportedly had a gun.  Police say the department's K-9 unit located the vehicle in question and tried to stop the driver, 24-year-old Allen Burnett Jr. of Buffalo for a traffic infraction.  This led to a to pursuit up 7th Street to Liberty Street where three me...read more
2014-12-18 10:07
A Dunkirk man is facing several charges after a robbery on King Street in the city on Tuesday.  Dunkirk Police say that 36-year-old Edwin Alicea is accused of luring a male victim out of his apartment, and then forced him back inside where he allegedly bound and gagged the man...threatened him with a firearm before assaulting him.  Alicea was located in the Buffalo area Wednesday afterno...read more
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