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7/20/2017 1:11:40 PM
Kaleida Health has secured an additional $17 million to complete a project to save and strengthen two hospitals in the north county. Kaleida's Senior Vice President, Michael Hughes, says the money will be used for Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk and Lake Shore Hospital in Irving. Hughes says the money comes from New York State, which had allocated $45 million for Western New York hospitals more
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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
2017-07-20 02:25
Severe weather ripped through parts of Western New York Thursday afternoon. In Erie County, there were reports of a possible tornado in Hamburg a little before 1:00 PM, with severe storms hitting areas north of there. Approximately 20,000 NYSEG customers in Erie County lost power due to the storms. So far, Chautauqua County has not been affcted by any severe more
2017-07-20 01:20
A Collins man who has been charged in connection with the killing of a Gowanda man in the Town of Collins is now facing an additional charge from a domestic violence incident. Erie County Sheriff's deputies say 32-year-old Brandon White caused severe injuries to a female acquaintance's head and face in the incident, which occurred before the shooting death of 42-year-old Anthony Chipman more
2017-07-20 07:23
A Stockton man is facing some charges after an investigation into a two-vehicle accident Monday evening. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene on Cassadaga-Stockton Road at about 8:00 PM. Further investigation found that 29-year-old Joshua Burke was traveling south, and he rear-ended a vehicle that was driven by 40-year-old Andrew Hall of Sherman. Burke was taken to more
2017-07-20 07:17
A fire that occurred Tuesday evening in the Village of Gowanda was found to have been intentionally set. According to a report in the Observer, the blaze occurred at 21 Jamestown Street at about 6:30 PM Tuesday, and investigators later determined that the fire was an arson. The building, which houses two businesses, sustained approximately $200,000 in damage.   Photo by the more
2017-07-20 06:51
A federal appeals court has refused to order the EPA to decide if it will ban a pesticide linked to brain damage in children. Late last year, the EPA said exposure to chlorpyrifos, a pesticide related to sarin nerve gas, put children, farm workers and the environment at risk. It was banned from residential use 17 years ago. But in March, the agency refused to issue a ban on its use in more
2017-07-20 06:45
All is quiet right now in terms of the weather, but later today, we could see the potential for some strong or even severe thunderstorms. Meteorologist Tony Ansuini with the National Weather Service in Buffalo says an area of thunderstorms over the Western Great Lakes area will make its way into Western New York. The storms are expected to arrive by mid-afternoon, and they could be strong with more
2017-07-19 03:17
Two people in Jamestown were arrested Monday after a brief vehicle pursuit. Jamestown Police saw a black SUV run over a stop sign in the area of Willard Street and Allen Street at about 5:30 PM and leave the scene at a high rate of speed. Police determined that the SUV was trying to evade apprehension due to the driver's speed and reckless operation. Police detained the vehicle in a driveway on more
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