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2/28/2017 4:42:52 AM
A 22-year-old Jamestown man is accused of robbing a credit union in the village of Falconer on Monday.  Investigators from Ellicott Town Police and Jamestown Police located and charged Kyle Senear with robbery 2nd after he allegedly held up the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union located at 51 East Main Street in Falconer around 9:30 am Monday.  Senear is accused of handing the telle...read more
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2017-02-28 06:18
A Jamestown man is facing kidnapping and assault charges after he allegedly held a female victim against her will in his apartment on McDaniels Avenue for two days.  Jamestown Police have charged 31-year-old Joshua Turybury with kidnapping 2nd, assault 2nd, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, two counts, along with criminal mischief in both the 3rd and 4th degree.  Of...read more
2017-02-27 08:55
For the Jekyll-and-Hyde Dunkirk Marauders boys basketball team, their Jekyll side prevailed for the better part of 11 quarters in the Section VI playoffs. But in the 4th quarter of Monday night's Class B-1 semifinal against top seed East Aurora at Buffalo State College, Hyde showed up. The Blue Devils (19-3) closed the game on a 21-5 run in the final 5:10 to defeat the Marauders (13-10) by a score...read more
2017-02-27 02:33
A new Siena College poll of registered voters across the state show an increase in Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating while President Trump's favorability rating fell.  For the first time since January 2015, 60 percent of New Yorkers have a favorable view Cuomo, while his job performance rating 50-48 percent.  For the second month in a row, President Trump's favorability rating ...read more
2017-02-27 11:54
A Derby man is facing criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop in the town of Evans around 6 pm Sunday.  State Police in Collins say they pulled over 46-year-old James Depasquale Jr. after observing an expired inspection sticker on the vehicle.  While interviewing the driver, troopers detected the odor of marijuana. ...read more
2017-02-27 09:54
Authorities are investigating a hold up that occurred in the Jamestown area this morning.  The Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union at 51 East Main Street in Falconer was held up sometime before 10 am.  Ellicott Town Police are heading up the investigation, with assistance from the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office and State Police.  Nearby Falconer Central School is in lock dow...read more
2017-02-27 06:44
The 89th Annual Academy Awards aired live from Hollywood's Dolby Theater on ABC on Sunday. Co-presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced La La Land as the winner for best picture, when in reality, Moonlight won the honor.  "La La Land" Producer Jordan Horowitz was on stage with the award in his hand when he took the microphone to announce "Moonlight" was the real winner. ...read more
2017-02-27 05:43
And over 700 people turned out for the annual "Have a Heart for 4-H" fundraiser last night.  The fundraiser featured a dinner held at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.  Organizers say the dinner went great, with many of the 30 pies auctioned off sold for over $200, each.  For the third year in a row, Tom Hockran from H and H enterprises of Bemus Point won the bidding for a prized pecan...read more
2017-02-27 05:25
A city-wide "Street Sweep" conducted by Dunkirk Police with assistance of New York State Parole Saturday night led to charges being placed against nine people, including several on outstanding warrants. Police officials say the purpose of the operation was to promote the safety of the community by policing in a "proactive manner" in an effort to deter criminal activity on local street corners, exe...read more
2017-02-26 01:57
Actor Bill Paxton has died unexpectedly. He had memorable roles in films like Aliens and the blockbuster Titanic.  Paxton was 61. A statement from his family says he passed away due to complications from unspecified surgery, calling him and adored husband and father. Paxton earned four Golden Globe nominations for his work on the HBO series "Big Love", and most recently starred in the CBS dra...read more
2017-02-26 10:49
Our wild weather rollercoaster will continue into this coming work week! A strong cold front barreled through Western New York on Saturday, sharply dropping temperatures from the 60s to the 30s. The front also produced a couple of inches of snow in some areas. Highs today will only reach the 30s, but according to meteorologist Aaron Reynolds with the National Weather Service in Buffalo, the cold a...read more
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