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9/1/2015 4:57:47 PM
A Dunkirk man is facing several charges after he was involved in a violent domestic dispute Tuesday morning in the city's 4th Ward. According to Dunkirk Police, the incident began shortly after 9:15 AM, when they were called to a residence on Hoyt Street. While at the scene, police learned that 21-year-old Devon Wilson, who was wanted on numerous outstanding warrants, had fled the scene after...read more
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2015-09-01 05:28
With school starting back up, students and motorists are being urged to be cautious around schools. That from Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace, as students and drivers begin adjusting to the beginning of the new school year... [audio:9011542639-geracecautionaroundschools.mp3]Joe Gerace: caution around schools[/audio] Gerace reminds motorists that once a school bus has flashing red lights, yo...read more
2015-09-01 05:16
Officials at Fredonia Central School are reminding students who live on Newton Street in house numbers higher than 60 that they need to wait for their school bus at the corner of Lambert Avenue and Newton Street. This is due to construction work scheduled to take place on Newton, starting Wednesday. The construction is expected to go on through the end of next week....read more
2015-09-01 05:10
The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident in which a number of chainsaws were stolen from a Town of Stockton business last month. Police say a number of larger model Husqvarna logging type chainsaws were stolen during a burglary that occurred on Fenner Road sometime between August 15th and August 17th. Anyone with information or knowledge of this burglary, or information ...read more
2015-09-01 05:04
Gas prices in Chautauqua County are continuing their downward trend, but have only dropped a penny a gallon over the past week. According to AAA's weekly Fuel Gauge Report, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell from $2.76 to $2.75 this week. Meanwhile, the national average is now $2.47 a gallon. The Fuel Gauge Report says that prices continue to drop, and most drivers should pay the lowe...read more
2015-09-01 01:31
Several area schools will be opening their doors before the Labor Day holiday on Wednesday and officials from two local districts say they are ready for the arrival of students.  Dunkirk School Superintendent Gary Cerne says the final preparations have been made and teachers and staff are ready to greet students.  Unlike previous years, thedistrict has not had to deal with construction w...read more
2015-09-01 12:03
Dunkirk Police are currently investigating a domestic dispute that occurred in the 4th Ward this morning.  WDOE News has learned that a man involved in the incident fled the scene and police are on the look out the individual. The incident was first reported around 9:45 am.  We'll have more details when they become available.   ...read more
2015-09-01 08:28
Efforts are underway to restore a historic fountain in Moore Park in Westfield and the work could be completed in a few weeks.  John Wolfe of the Chautauqua County Historical Society says the fountain is the oldest private jet-fountain in Western New York dating back to 1820.  A number of groups are involved in the restoration including a Fredonia resident as part of his Eagle Scout Comm...read more
2015-09-01 08:16
Area Congressman Tom Reed says that prices at the pump are heading in the right direction, but the Republican from Corning wonders why gasoline prices aren't lower...especially considering the historic low price for crude oil. Reed says he intends to look into the matter and will be directing a number of questions to  Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz.  The Congressman says low energy co...read more
2015-09-01 06:49
A Dunkirk woman is facing driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol after a traffic stop on Hartfield-Stockton Road in the town of Stockton early Monday morning.  County Sheriff's deputies say they observed a vehicle being driven by 46-year-old Jennifer Jansen make several lane violations.  Further investigation led to Jansen's arrest on charges of DWAI-combination of drugs and...read more
2015-09-01 06:47
A Pittsburgh man is facing DWI related charges following a one-vehicle crash on Panama-Stedman Road in the town of North Harmony Sunday evening.  Chautauqua County  Sheriff's deputies say an investigation led to charges being placed against the driver, 32-year-old Sean Culbertson.  Among the charges, aggravated DWI-blood alcohol of .18% or greater, and having an open container of al...read more
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