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(6 PM) Dunkirk Man Arrested After Incident Involving Gun At Point Gratiot

A 31-year-old city of Dunkirk man was arrested early Saturday evening on several charges after City of Dunkirk Police responded to a report of an altercation in Point Gratiot Park during which a subject pulled out a handgun. Dunkirk police say the ensuing investigation resulted in the seizure ...

(6:25 PM) Under Pressure, Trump Re-Lowers White House Flag For McCain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bowing to pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday ordered American flags at U.S. buildings lowered to half-staff for Sen. John McCain until his burial on Sunday. Trump's proclamation came just hours after the White House flag had been returned to full-staff, drawing ...

(9:10 PM) Lakewood Trustees Question Spending By Mayor

LAKEWOOD — Mayor Cara Birrittieri was absent from the Lakewood Village Board's meeting Monday as her fellow trustees discussed whether water samples taken near village shores at her request was considered an unlawful expenditure without full board approval. Trustee Ellen Barnes said Douglas ...

(11:30 AM) Rival Describes Shooter As ‘Kind Of Different’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A gaming rival of the former gaming champion suspected of killing two competitors, wounding nine others and killing himself recalled him as ...

(2:15 PM) Judge Blocks Online Plans For Printing Untraceable 3D Guns

A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk. The states sued to stop an ...

(4:04 PM) City Man Sentenced In Federal Court On Meth Distribution Charges

BUFFALO — Matthew S. Jones, 32, of Jamestown, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and distribution of, five grams or more of methamphetamine, will serve 100 months in prison. Jones was sentenced in federal court by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. ...

(2:40 PM) Child Airlifted To Hospital After Falling Off Bike

A child was airlifted to a nearby hospital after reportedly falling off a bicycle Sunday afternoon in Jamestown. The incident occurred around 2:10 p.m. at the intersection of Baker Street and Hazeltine Avenue in Jamestown. The child, whose name and age wasn’t immediately known, was taken ...

(3:30 PM) Man Charged After Stealing Vehicle In City

A Salamanca man was waiting to be arraigned after reportedly stealing a car Saturday in Jamestown. Charged was 31-year-old Tony J. Stebbins after officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded around 6:45 p.m. to 35 Barrett Ave. for a reported larceny of a car. Following an ...

(4:50 PM) Buffalo Bishop Won’t Resign Over Handling Of Sex Abuse

BUFFALO (AP) — The Roman Catholic bishop of Buffalo on Sunday rejected calls to resign over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against priests, saying: the "shepherd does not desert the flock" in difficult times. Bishop Richard Malone said he is appointing a task force of clergy, lay ...

(3:05 PM) Florida Authorities: Multiple Dead In Mall Shooting

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are reporting multiple people dead and "many transported" to hospitals after a mass shooting at a riverfront mall in Jacksonville that was hosting a video game tournament. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is reporting that one suspect is dead ...

(1:38 PM) Sen. John McCain Stopping Medical Treatment For His Brain Cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain, the six-term Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for his brain cancer, his family said Friday. In a statement, the family said McCain had surpassed expectations for survival, but "the progress ...

(10:55 AM) Jamestown Woman Cited In Route 60 Rollover

KIMBALL STAND — A Jamestown resident was cited for speed not reasonable and prudent after she lost control of her sport utility vehicle in the rain while southbound on Route 60, resulting in a rollover crash Wednesday. At 3:15 p.m. Kirsten Archibald, 32, lost control when she passed another ...

(1:55 PM) Local Kmart, Sears Not Among 46 New Stores To Close

The Kmart on Fairmount Avenue in West Ellicott and Sears inside the Chautauqua Mall in Lakewood are not among the 46 new stores scheduled to close later this year, Sears Holdings said Thursday. The department store chain in a statement announcing the closings said it will "continue to ...

State, County Investigating Reports Of Illness From Local McDonald’s

A local fast food restaurant has temporarily closed after almost two dozen people reported feeling sick after recently eating food from the location. The New York State Department of Health announced Thursday it was working with the county to investigate multiple reports of illness associated ...