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9/1/2014 7:13:03 AM
One person was injured in a rollover accident Sunday afternoon in the Town of Sheridan. State Police in Fredonia tell WDOE News that 24-year-old Tabitha Rosas of Dunkirk was traveling west on Straight Road around 3:30 PM when she tried to avoid an eastbound vehicle that failed to yield the right of way. Troopers say Rosas went off the side of the road, spun out of control, and overturned into a di...read more
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2014-09-01 08:39
A Cherry Creek man was arrested Sunday on charges stemming from a domestic violence incident at an East Randolph residence on Thursday. Cattaraugus County Sheriff's officers, with the help of State Police, arrested 68-year-old James Campbell on charges of 2nd-degree burglary and petit larceny. Deputies say Campbell, in an attempt to break into the victim's home, broke the garage door, then tried t...read more
2014-08-31 12:14
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will make his return to racing tonight, three weeks after he struck and killed a fellow driver.  ABC's Todd Ant has more... [audio:ToddAntStewartdrivestonight.mp3]Todd Ant: Stewart drives tonight[/audio] The accident that killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward, Jr. occurred during a race earlier this month in Canandaigua.  No charges have been filed, but the investiga...read more
2014-08-31 10:39
Two people were arrested in the Town of Ellery late Friday night on drug-related charges.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's officers pulled over 27-year-old Dennis Syper of Mayville on Route 430 just before 10:30 PM.  While Syper was being interviewed, deputies saw envelopes that contained heroin.  A K-9 search of the vehicle confirmed the presence of the drug.  Syper and his passen...read more
2014-08-31 09:59
A Dunkirk man allegedly found to be driving while drunk in the Town of Hanover has also been charged with kicking a Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputy.  Around 8:15 PM Wednesday, officers responded to the area of Alleghany Road and South Shore Drive for a report of a vehicle operating in a reckless manner.  Deputies determined that the driver, 34-year-old Paul Tedford of Newell Road...read more
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 Calhou...read more
2014-08-29 04:25
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 Rataje...read 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 tradi...read 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 tal...read 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 a...read 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 lack...read more
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