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7/21/2017 12:22:28 PM
A 32-year-old man is being held on $20,000 cash bail for allegedly burglarizing a home in the Town of Pomfret. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies received a 911 call from a resident on Chautauqua Road at about 12:15 PM Wednesday. The resident told police that James Hanson had unlawfully entered his home, and he was later seen running into a wooded area. Deputies, along with Fredonia Police and more
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2017-07-21 03:02
An investigation into multiple vehicle larcenies in the Village of Silver Creek and the Town of Sheridan has led to three arrests. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office determined that 31-year-old Michael Vanschaick (pictured) and a 17-year-old male, both of Silver Creek, along with a juvenile, allegedly entered three vehicles last Friday, taking money, pills, and a debit card. All three more
2017-07-21 02:55
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday. The resignation comes just after President Donald Trump selected a new Communications Director -- Wall Street financier and major Republican donor Anthony Scaramucci. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tells ABC News that Spicer will stay at the White House for a brief transition period before formally leaving the administration. more
2017-07-21 02:37
The CEO of Brooks Memorial Hospital says she's pleased that New York State recognizes the hospital as an essential health care provider. Mary LaRowe says the $17 million state grant secured by Kaleida Health this week will help Brooks Hospital move along with its project for a new facility. Speaking with WDOE News on Friday, LaRowe says she is thrilled to be able to move ahead with the project... more
2017-07-21 02:27
Staff for Congressman Tom Reed will be holding remote office hours in Fredonia next week. A staff member will be in the Trustee's Room in Village Hall on Monday from 12:30 to 1:30 PM to answer questions, gather feedback, and provide assistance with Medicare, Social Security, veterans' benefits, and other issues related to federal more
2017-07-21 07:50
Today marks the premiere of the Warner Brothers movie Dunkirk, which addresses a time in the history of World War II when Germany advanced into France. The City of Dunkirk will hold a special viewing of the movie Dunkirk at 4:30 PM at the Movie Plex 8, but that's not all. Movie Plex 8 will honor all veterans who attend the showing of the film with free popcorn and beverages. Mayor Willie Rosas more
2017-07-21 07:41
Severe weather rocked parts of Western New York Thursday afternoon. Erie County got the worst of it, as two confirmed tornadoes touched down. The National Weather Service in Buffalo says the first one touched down in Hamburg at 12:30 PM and went to Orchard Park, with estimated winds of 105 miles per hour. The second twister touched down about 20 minutes later in the Town of Holland, with more
2017-07-21 07:00
Chautauqua County officials say their official presentation of proposed projects in their application for the state's $20 million Municipal Consolidation and Efficiency Competition went well. County Executive Vince Horrigan says he, county legislator George Borrello (pictured), and his Executive Assistant, Dan Heitzenrater, made a 20-minute presentation to a six-member review panel in Albany on more
2017-07-20 05:08
Former Buffalo Bills player O.J. Simpson has served nine years in prison for a robbery stunt in Las Vegas back in 2007, but now he is one step closer to going home. On Thursday, a four-person parole board unanimously voted to let Simpson out in October. A spokesman for the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners says the board stated the reasons for granting "The Juice" his parole -- he had no prior more
2017-07-20 04:14
No injuries were reported following a train fire late Thursday morning in Sheridan. Firefighters from Sheridan and East Dunkirk responded to the CSX tracks near Middle Road at 11:40 AM. WDOE News has learned that the fire may have been caused by an explosion on the train. Crews were able to get the fire under control and were at the scene for a little over an hour. more
2017-07-20 04:09
The unemployment rate in New York State went up slightly for the month of June. Preliminary figures released Thursday by the State Labor Department show that the state's jobless rate increased by one-tenth of a percent to 4.5%. However, the state did gain 23,900 private sector jobs during the month, setting a new record high for total jobs in the more
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