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(4:05 PM) Assault Investigation Leads To Shotgun, Meth Discovery

Two Jamestown residents were jailed after an assault investigation led to the discovery of a sawed-off shotgun and a "large quantity" of methamphetamine. Jacob R. Graham, 18, and Tyler N. Tedesco, 23, were taken into custody Tuesday after detectives with the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force ...

(4:45 PM) City Man Sentenced For Firearms Possession

A Jamestown man was sentenced to more than five years in prison following a conviction on firearms possession. The announcement for 39-year-old Douglas Wood was made Tuesday by U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. The 63-month sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm was made by ...

(3:30 PM) Accident Shuts Down Route 20 Near Silver Creek

HANOVER — A tractor-trailer and car accident has closed Route 20 near the Route 5 intersection just outside the village of Silver Creek. The accident occurred around 2:10 p.m. today. Scanner reports indicate a vehicle rollover and possible entrapment. Silver Creek Fire Department and the ...

(3:20 PM) 7-Year-Old Killed In Warren County Accident

A 7-year-old Warren County boy was killed after he was accidentally run over by a pickup truck Saturday night. According to the Pennsylvania State Police in Warren, the incident occurred around 8 p.m. at the Tidioute Scenic Overlook in Limestone Township. Police said 33-year-old Justin ...

(4:20 PM) Man Wanted In Oklahoma Child Abuse Case Found Locally

A former Jamestown area resident wanted in Oklahoma on child abuse charges was located in Cattaraugus County on Friday. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 30-year-old William E. Barnes, who was staying with a friend in Jamestown while being wanted as a fugitive ...

(10:22 AM) Former Area Residents Charged In Oklahoma Child Abuse Case

A little more than a month ago, a former area resident and her three friends were being lauded for their quick action and calm heads helping junior high school students get off of a burning bus on an Oklahoma interstate. Now, the former area resident faces child abuse charges. According ...

Clymer Baccalaureate To Be Held At Church

CLYMER – After the Clymer Central School District canceled its baccalaureate services this year, a local church announced it will now host the services for graduating seniors. The Clymer United Methodist Church announced it will take over the decades-long tradition that was formerly held at ...

(2:25 PM) Clymer To End Baccalaureate, Prayers At Graduation After Complaint

CLYMER – The Clymer Central School District will no longer host a baccalaureate service ahead of graduation in addition to removing prayer from the opening and closing of commencement. The decades-long tradition will end following a notice from the Freedom From Religion Foundation asking the ...

Gallery: CLA Crew Removes Debris From Burtis Bay

CELORON — Chautauqua Lake Association workers began cleanup efforts for Burtis Bay starting Wednesday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHR_aVSycCc The south basin site of Chautauqua Lake has been home to a large buildup of aquatic native and invasive weeds that piled up significantly last ...

(3:35 PM) Local Police Take Part In Annual Safe Stop Campaign

Not passing stopped school buses may seem like a no-brainer, but for schools and law enforcement a dedicated day to remind people is necessary. Local school districts participated in the statewide initiative Operation Safe Stop to raise awareness about motorists passing stopped school buses ...

(11:25 PM) County Announces 2019 Highway, Bridge Work Plans

Chautauqua County highway and bridge work for the year was announced Wednesday by County Executive George Borrello and Brad Bentley, director of the county Department of Public Facilities. This year's program makes use of county forces, contracted labor and shared services. According to ...

(12:30 PM) Woman Charged In Hit-And-Run Incident

Jamestown police had been looking for a silver colored Toyota Rav4, believed to be involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a woman with serious leg injuries. Through the state DMV, a list of 96 vehicles matching the SUV's description was obtained, and officers began a two-week-long ...

(2:30 PM) Renovation Project Started At Jackson Center

A new look is coming to the Robert H. Jackson Center. On Wednesday, Jackson Center, contractors and city officials gathered for the ground breaking ceremony for the $1.5 million project at the facility. The center will receive $1.5 million from the state Downtown Revitalization Initiative ...

Pair Charged After 2-Year-Old Found In Northbound Lane Of Route 60

GERRY — On Wednesday, troopers responded to the four corners for a report of a child in the roadway. Investigation revealed that a 2-year-old child was in the northbound lane of Route 60 dressed in only a diaper, completely unsupervised by adults or a babysitter. The parents, Jacob ...

(12:15 PM) Head-On Crash Closes Baker Street Ext.

A portion of Baker Street Extension has been closed to traffic following a head-on crash Tuesday. Firefighters from Celoron, Busti and Lakewood were called at 11:45 a.m. to the collision at 3366 Baker St. Extension. The road was closed to traffic between Southwestern Drive and Trask Road. ...

(3:25 PM) Alstar EMS Workers To Picket In Front Of Hospital Wednesday

Employees at Alstar EMS seeking wage increases are set to picket Wednesday in Jamestown. The informational picket is scheduled to take place next to UPMC Chautauqua from 4-6 p.m., SEIU Local 200United said in a statement. Employees for the largest emergency medical services provider in the ...