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(3:20 PM) Falconer Man Sentenced To State Prison For Weapons Possession

MAYVILLE — A Falconer man will serve between 3½ and seven years in state prison after being convicted in Chautauqua County Court on weapons possession charges. In March, James B. Caloren, 36, was charged with five counts of criminal possession of a weapon after Ellicott Police received ...

(8 AM) Man Pronounced Dead After Crash In Warren County

WARREN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man was pronounced dead after a rollover crash Wednesday. Pennsylvania State Police based in Warren, Pa., said the man, 34-year-old Steven K. Walters, of Endeavor, Pa., was killed after his 2001 Dodge Caravan crashed on Route 62, about 4 miles south of ...

(11 AM) Loaded Weapon Found During Traffic Stop

A loaded pistol was recovered during a traffic in Jamestown. Kyle O. Kamholtz, 32, no address given, was charged following the stop at 2:59 a.m. Thursday on Foote Avenue at Briggs Street due to inadequate lights and a loud muffler. Following an investigation, Kamholtz, a passenger in the ...

(11:16 AM) Packages To Biden, De Niro Seized, Similar To Earlier Bombs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized three more suspicious packages — two addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden and one to actor Robert De Niro — and said they were similar to crude pipe bombs sent to former President Barack ...

(11:45 AM) Firefighters Called To Attic Fire In Cherry Creek

CHERRY CREEK — Chautauqua County fire investigators were summoned after a fire broke out in the attic of a home Thursday morning. Several volunteer fire departments were called to help douse the blaze, reported at 665 Southside Ave. in Cherry Creek around 11:40 a.m. The occupants were able ...

(3:20 PM) State Police Warn Of Increased Collisions With Deer

The New York State Police on Thursday reminded motorists to use caution with deer crossing the road. "Every October and November, troopers handle an increased number of vehicles collisions striking deer," state police in Troop A announced in a press release. "Operators should use caution ...

UPDATED: Man Who Sent Schools Into Lockout Named In Meth Conspiracy Ring

A wanted Jamestown man who was captured by the FBI in Warren County, Pa., earlier this week after sending two schools into lockout is the latest person named in a local methamphetamine conspiracy ring. The U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that a federal grand jury had indicted ...

(6 PM) Man Who Sent Schools Into Lockout Named In Meth Conspiracy Ring

A wanted Jamestown man who was captured by the FBI in Warren County, Pa., earlier this week after sending two schools into lockout is the latest person named in a local methamphetamine conspiracy ring. The U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday announced that a federal grand jury had indicted ...

(9:15 AM) $1.537 Billion Mega Millions Ticket Sold In South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot with a final total of $1.537 billion, shy of the all-time world record. The earlier Mega Millions estimate of $1.6 billion would have been a world record for lotteries, but ...

(9:40 AM) US Official: Explosive Device Found At Clintons’ NY Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says a "functional explosive device" was found at Hillary and Bill Clinton's suburban New York home. The official says investigators believe the explosive is linked to one found Monday at the compound of liberal billionaire George Soros. The official ...

(10:15 AM) Large Amount Of Meth, Cash Found In Traffic Stop

A large amount of methamphetamine and cash were found during a traffic stop in Jamestown early Wednesday. Jamestown police stopped a vehicle at 2:31 a.m. on South Main Street for a failing to signal a turn. The driver, 32-year-old Brandon Smith, was reportedly found in possession of more than ...

UPDATE: Explosive Devices Sent To Obama, Clintons; CNN Evacuated

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service has intercepted a bomb that was addressed to Hillary Clinton and also discovered a possible explosive that was sent to former President Barack Obama. Also Wednesday, a police bomb squad was sent to CNN's offices in New York City and the newsroom ...

(12:55 PM) 17-Year-Old Taken To Hospital After Crash In Panama

PANAMA — A 17-year-old female was taken to the hospital for minor injuries following a crash Wednesday. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies and Panama volunteer firefighters were summoned around 11 a.m. to Panama-Stedman Road for the single-car crash. The Sheriff's Office said the ...

Jamestown Jammers To ‘Go Dark’ In 2019; Team Donated To Local Nonprofit

The Jamestown Jammers will cease operation for the 2019 season as a team in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Team and city officials made the announcement Wednesday at Russell Diethrick Park. Anthony Barone, field manager and community relations for ROC Ventures, said the ...

(1:55 PM) Crude Pipe Bombs Sent To Obama, Clintons, CNN; No Injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks aimed at prominent Democrats and a cable news network often criticized by political conservatives. New York Gov. ...

Missing Warren Man Declared Legally Dead After 16-Year Search

WARREN, Pa. — More than 16 years after he was last seen in Warren, Pa., Damien Sharp has been declared legally dead. Damien's mother, Janeane Shanahan appeared in court Monday afternoon with her attorney, Alan Conn. She and City of Warren Police Detective Tony Chimenti, who has been ...

Woman Charged After Identifying Self As Twin During Arrest

SHERIDAN — Giving the name of your twin apparently won't protect you long-term during an arrest. That's what an Irving woman learned after reportedly using her identical twin sister's name while being arrested. As previously reported, on Sunday at about 9:45 a.m., Chautauqua County ...

(2:15 PM) Reed ‘Humbled’ By Trump Endorsement

U.S. Rep Tom Reed said he was humbled to learn President Donald Trump publicly endorsed him for re-election. In a Twitter post Monday, Trump said, "Congressman Tom Reed of New York's 23rd District has done a great job. He has my complete and total Endorsement." Reed, R-Corning, is seeking ...

(3:30 PM) City’s Annual Halloween Fun Fest Set For All Hallows’ Eve

Once upon a midnight dreary, hundreds of children dressed as ghouls, ghost and goblins wondered the city's streets in search of Halloween fun. On Tuesday, city officials gathered to announce the 34th Annual Citywide Halloween Fun Fest will be held from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the former Allen ...

(5:30 PM) Candidates For Governor Spar In Their Only Planned Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, an acolyte of President Donald Trump, and Molinaro punched back by assailing the Democrat as corrupt as the two candidates faced off Tuesday at their only scheduled debate before next month's election. The ...