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(5:10 PM) Cuomo Unveils Plan To Make NY 11th State To Legalize Pot

ALBANY (AP) — New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The measure would permit personal use as well as retail sales of the drug. Marijuana taxes would raise an estimated $300 ...

(9:20 AM) Sherman Man Sentenced In Shooting Death Of Neighbor

Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who accidentally shot and killed his neighbor the day before Thanksgiving in 2017, will spend the next one to three years in state prison. https://youtu.be/GCk-oUYEVnQ Jadlowski was sentenced Monday in Chautauqua County Court by Judge David Foley for the ...

(10:15 AM) Two Charged After Vehicle Pursuit

Two Pennsylvania residents face charges after trying to outrun Jamestown police on a chase from Second and North Main streets nearly into Cattaraugus County. Police report pulling a vehicle over at 1:30 a.m. Monday on East Second and North Main streets for a minor violation. The vehicle ...

DEC Looks To Revoke Jadlowski’s Sporting License After Shooting

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued a statement Monday regarding the sentencing of Thomas Jadlowski in the November 2017 shooting death of his neighbor. Jadlowski, 34, admitted to shooting Rosemary Billquist after mistaking her for a deer. The Nov. 22, 2017, ...

Cuomo: Let Cities Opt Out Of Pot Shops If NY Legalizes Weed

ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dropping a few hints about his upcoming marijuana legalization proposal. Speaking on public radio Monday, the Democratic governor says that if legalization moves ahead he believes local governments should have the power to prohibit retail pot ...

City Man Jailed, No One Injured In Morning Shooting

No one was injured and a Jamestown man was taken into custody following an early morning shooting Saturday. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were alerted to the shooting in the area of 45 Franklin St. around 1:30 a.m. An investigation found that an altercation took place in ...

(5:45 PM) Cuomo To Include Plastic Bag Ban Proposal In Budget

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said his upcoming executive budget would include a proposal to ban single-use plastic bags in New York state. Cuomo said his budget, which he is scheduled to release Tuesday, would also include a proposal to make most non-alcoholic bottles ...

(9:05 AM) Woman Faces Drunk Driving Charges After Striking Home

GERRY — A Tonawanda woman is facing drunken driving charges after Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said she struck a home with her car. Deputies were called Wednesday to Route 60 in Gerry around 6 p.m. for a reported motor vehicle crash. An investigation determined 22-year-old Teaira ...

(12:25 PM) Young Takes Oath Of Office To Begin Seventh Term

ALBANY — State Sen. Cathy Young has taken her oath of office to begin her seventh full term. Young, who represents residents of Chautauqua, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Livingston counties in the state Senate, has been appointed to a high-ranking leadership post within the New York State ...

(4 PM) Carroll Police Department To Purchase Body Cameras

FREWSBURG — Carroll Police Chief Bill Nelson shared his idea to use stop DWI money to pay for body cameras for the town's police officers with the Carroll Town Board at Wednesday's meeting. The board members in attendance agreed with the idea and passed the proposal unanimously. Nelson ...

National Grid Planned Power Outage Saturday

As part of an electric transmission system upgrade, National Grid is planning a brief power interruption to about 1,900 customers in parts of Bemus Point, Chautauqua, Dewittville, Maple Springs, Ellery and Mayville the morning of Saturday. The planned interruption should last no more than ...

(10:50 AM) Multiple Crashes Reported As Snow Moves Into Area

Multiple crashes have been reported throughout Chautauqua County as snow moves into the region. A crash between a sedan and SUV occurred at the intersection of Bennett Road and Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk. According to the New York State Police, a Ford Escape, driven by Dunkirk resident Jeffrey ...

(9:35 AM) Kabob Road In Stockton Closed Due To Flooding

STOCKTON - The following road has been closed temporarily by the county Public Facilities Department due to flooding: County Route 342, Kabob Road, between Route 380 and Waterman Road in Stockton. The closure shall remain in effect until water recedes and barricades are removed.

(8 AM) Winter Storm Watch Issued Through Thursday

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a winter storm watch for Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Wyoming and southern Erie counties from tonight through Thursday afternoon. The area could see between 6 to 12 inches of lake effect snow. The greatest accumulation is expected in the ...

UPDATE: Sears Gets Another Reprieve From Liquidation

Sears is getting another reprieve from liquidation after its chairman and largest shareholder revised his bid to save the iconic brand. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois-based retailer says it has accepted Eddie Lampert's bid through an affiliate of his ESL hedge fund that could keep 425 stores ...

(4:25 PM) Lack Of Accumulation Grounds Local Snowmobile Club

MAYVILLE — Members of the Chautauqua Lake Snowmobile Club are hoping a blast of snow the next couple of days will salvage an otherwise non-existent snowmobiling season. Unit now, there has been little to no snow for snowmobilers to hit the local trails. The situation has provided a unique ...

(5 PM) Children’s Home Responds After Bus Stolen From Randolph School

RANDOLPH — New Directions, the nonprofit agency that operates Randolph Children's Home from which three teenagers who stole a Randolph Central School bus reside, commented on the recent incident and clarified that the youths' actions had not gone unnoticed. The three Randolph children were ...

(2:30 PM) Reed Calls For Serious Attitude Regarding Border Security

As the government shutdown lingers due to debate over funding for President Donald Trump's proposed wall for the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Tom Reed called on the media and his peers in government to take border security seriously. "Our border is broken," said Reed, who advocates for parts of ...