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8/29/2014 4:25:53 PM
Authorities have determined that the remains found on the Lake Erie shoreline in Lake Erie State Park in the Town of Portland Thursday afternoon are of a human fetus.  New York State Police are handling the investigation and revealed the results of an examination performed by the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office during a news conference in Dunkirk Friday afternoon.  Lt. Brian more
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2014-08-30 10:15
Authorities in Cattaraugus County have arrested two men for allegedly growing marijuana plants behind their residences. Members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, State Police, State DEC, and Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office were conducting marijuana eradication Friday morning and located a number of plants at residences in Perrysburg and the Town of Persia. 66-year-old Peter more
2014-08-29 01:21
Dunkirk Professional Firefighters Local 616 and Fredonia Professional Firefighters Local 2931 have been holding "fill the boot" campaigns today to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  Tony Thomas has coordinating the collections in city of Dunkirk.  He says city firefighters have had a long association with MDA. [audio:Thomaswhytheyaredoingit.mp3]Thomas-Firefighters have long more
2014-08-29 01:16
The two suspects in the alleged murder of Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra violinist Mary Whitaker gave written confessions to police shortly after their arrests last week in Erie, Pennsylvania.  That from Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace, who says 43-year-old Jonathan Conklin and 30-year-old Charles Sanford were arrested separately -- in different locations.  Gerace says both began more
2014-08-29 08:02
An Eden man's lucky day came just a day before his birthday.  Robert P. hit the wide-area progressive jackpot of $844,000 on a penny video slot machine at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo.  He placed a $3 maximum bet and landed five WILD symbols across the screen for the top prize.  At first, Robert says he thought he won a thousand bucks...but then saw $844,000 more
2014-08-29 07:52
The Buffalo Bills couldn't generate much offense in the preseason finale against the Detroit Lions last night...losing 23-0 at the Ralph. Starting Quarterback EJ Manuel went 3 of 7 for 56 yards during the first three drives of the game. Jordan Palmer, who was signed two days before the game, went 9 of 22 for 73 yards passing and three interceptions.  Head Coach Doug Marrone addressed the more
2014-08-29 07:42
Construction of a new seawall in the city of Dunkirk will begin soon.  S. St. George Enterprises Inc. of Fredonia will be doing the work and some equipment has been brought to the work site on Lake Front Boulevard.  According to the Observer, an official with the engineering firm handling the project says it should be completed by the end of the year, weather permitting.  The more
2014-08-29 07:14
Authorities are investigating the discovery of possible human remains that were found on Thursday on the Lake Erie shoreline in Lake Erie State Park in the Town of Portland.  New York State Police say they received a 911 call about the remains around 2:25 pm yesterday afternoon.  Troopers say the remains were transported to the Erie County Medical Center for confirmation following more
2014-08-28 03:08
The two communities where a Civil War hero who is receiving the Medal of Honor 150 years after he was killed has roots are looking at doing something in conjunction with the occasion. Fredonia Mayor Steve Keefe has been in touch with the Mayor of Delafield, Wisconsin, Michele DeYoe after receiving word of President Barack Obama's decision to approve the highest U.S. honor for 1st Lt. Alonzo more
2014-08-28 01:41
The odor of burning marijuana led State Police in Fredonia to charge two teens with unlawful possession of marijuana.  Troopers say they had pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 in the Town of Pomfret yesterday for speeding and two passengers, a 16-year-old from Celeron and a 17-year-old from Busti were found to be in possession of pot.  Both will appear in Pomfret Town Court at a later more
2014-08-28 01:37
The two men accused of killing a concert violinist in the Town of Westfield last week appeared in a federal courtroom in Buffalo Thursday for a detention hearing. U.S. Attorney William Hochul tells WDOE News that the judge ordered that 43-year-old Jonathan Conklin and 30-year-old Charles Sanford be held without bail... [audio:hochulwhathappened.mp3]William Hochul: what happened[/audio] more
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