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(11:45 AM) Smoke Found Inside State Lanes In Falconer

FALCONER -- Several fire departments were called after the smell of smoke was reported inside State Lanes in Falconer on Saturday. Firefighters from Falconer, Kennedy and Kiantone were summoned to the East Main Street bowling alley around 11:40 a.m. During a search, crews found smoke inside ...

(8:05 PM) Barn Destroyed In Evening Fire

DEWITTVILLE -- A barn was destroyed in a fire Saturday afternoon. Crews were called to the blaze at 7211 Walker Road around 5:35 p.m. Firefighters from Dewittville, Hartfield, Brocton, Cassadaga, Ellery Center and Stockton provided assistance. Chautauqua County Emergency Services also ...

(2:50 PM) College Freshman Dies In Suspected Fraternity Hazing

BUFFALO (AP) — A university student in upstate New York has died following suspected hazing that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority activities. University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi says Sebastian Serafin-Bazan died Wednesday. The 18-year-old freshman from Port Chester ...

(9:45 AM) JPD Looking For Vehicle Involved In Hit-And-Run

Jamestown police are looking for a vehicle and its driver involved in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening. The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the crosswalk in front of UPMC Chautauqua hospital at 207 Foote Ave. A woman who was struck was treated at the hospital and later transported ...

(11:55 AM) Trump Tried To Seize Control Of Mueller Probe, Report Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the ...

(2:10 PM) City Easter Egg Hunt To Be Held Indoors Due To Weather

Due to weather forecasts, Jamestown’s 72nd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday has been moved inside the Allen Park Ice Rink. The event is free for children ages 12 and under. Children will be allowed into the hunt one age group at a time, starting at 10:30 a.m. Once a group has found all the ...

(4:55 PM) County, JCC Officials Discuss Possible Funding Formula Change

Because of a decrease in enrollment, Jamestown Community College officials are asking Chautauqua County to change its funding formula for county residents who go to the school tuition free. On Thursday, Daniel DeMarte, JCC president, and Mark Martello, JCC vice president of administration, ...

(8:50 AM) Warren County Teacher Arrested On Drug Charges

WARREN, Pa. — A Warren County School District teacher was removed from class and arrested on drug charges on Tuesday. Matthew R. Kiser, a teacher at Beaty-Warren Middle School, is charged with possession with intent to deliver, two counts of corruption of minors, endangering the welfare of ...

(4:55 PM) Jamestown Pair Arrested On Federal Gun And Drug Charges

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Wednesday that Douglas P. Beardsley, 33, and Camille Lopez, 18, both of Jamestown, were arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during a drug ...

(12:30 PM) Fieldbrook Foods In Dunkirk Purchased By Competitor

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Wells Enterprises Inc. has acquired Fieldbrook Foods headquartered in Dunkirk from Arbor Investments effective Monday. In a press release, the company said the purchase "expands Wells' current manufacturing capacity, diversifies its ability to support customers ...

(3:25 PM) City Woman With BAC More Than 4 Times Legal Limit Charged

A Jamestown woman was charged with drunken driving after police say her blood alcohol level was more than four times over the legal limit. Officers responded Tuesday at 3:05 a.m. to Kwik Fill at 1617 W. Third St. for a reported suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found 32-year-old ...

(6:30 PM) Deadline Imminent For Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Agreement

LAKEWOOD — With the recent unanimous approval from the village of Lakewood's trustees, 13 of 16 possible entities around Chautauqua Lake have signed onto the countywide Memorandum of Agreement for the Chautauqua Lake Weed Management Consensus Strategy. As of Tuesday evening, three groups — ...

(5:55 PM) Woman Taken To Hospital After Vehicle Lands In Culvert

BEMUS POINT — A woman was taken to the hospital after the vehicle she was in veered off Route 430 and flipped into a culvert. The crash took place around 5 p.m. at 3844 Route 430 near Bemus Point. The woman was removed from the vehicle about 40 minutes after the crash. Bemus Point ...

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed In Morning Crash Identified

A Jamestown man identified as 59-year-old Kent Norgren died as the result of a vehicle-pedestrian crash Monday morning. Jamestown police and firefighters were called shortly before 6 a.m. to Prendergast Avenue, between East Fifth and East Sixth streets, for the crash involving an SUV. ...

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed In Morning Crash Identified

A Jamestown man identified as 59-year-old Kent Norgren died as the result of a vehicle-pedestrian crash Monday morning. Jamestown police and firefighters were called shortly before 6 a.m. to Prendergast Avenue, between East Fifth and East Sixth streets, for the crash involving an SUV. ...

(3:45 PM) Photos Capture ‘Absolutely Breathtaking’ Storm

ARKWRIGHT — "Absolutely breathtaking." That's how Christy McVaugh described seeing a powerful storm move across Chautauqua County on Sunday evening. McVaugh said she loves to watch storms roll past her home, and that was the case Sunday when a wet downdraft formed near the Lake Erie ...

(1:55 PM) Weather Service Confirms Tornado Touchdown In Warren County

WARREN, Pa. -- National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado did indeed touch down during Sunday’s storm in Warren County. The tornado could have traveled 12 miles from start to finish, touching down in multiple locations, including the most devastating locations of Starbrick and the ...

Catastrophic Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris

PARIS (AP) — A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The ...