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(4:35 PM) House Passes Farm Bill, Sending It To Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has easily passed the farm bill, a massive legislative package that reauthorizes agriculture programs and food aid. The legislation has already passed the Senate and is now headed to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The measure is the result ...

(7 PM) Weapons Recovered, Charges Pending After String Of Larcenies

Charges are pending against two male youths after several items — including an AR-15 rifle and a loaded handgun — were stolen from vehicles over a three-week period in Jamestown. An investigation was launched after numerous larcenies were reported in a five-block area in the city's ...

UPDATE: Firefighters Douse Fire In Dust Collector

FALCONER — A fire inside a dust collector was doused at a Falconer business Tuesday morning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyiVqrbuLOQ Charles Piazza, chief of the Falconer Fire Department, was at home when he heard an explosion around 11:30 a.m. and saw flames coming from one of the ...

UPDATE: 1 Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

FREDONIA — One person was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Fredonia. Fredonia Chief Bradley Meyers said police responded to 176 Liberty St. shortly before 2 p.m. to assist with village firefighters for a male with an unknown medical condition in a locked bathroom. Meyers said the ...

Fire At Jamestown Business Under Investigation

A fire at a Jamestown business is under investigation. Jamestown firefighters were called to a box alarm at Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics, 9 N. Main St., on Saturday around 3:30 p.m. Upon arrival, crews reported finding smoke venting near the rear of the structure. According to the department, ...

(12:43 PM) Mobile Home In Ellery Destroyed By Fire

ELLERY — A family of five needs the community's help after their home was destroyed by fire Friday morning. Firefighters from five area volunteer departments responded to a fire around 9:15 a.m. Friday at 42 Second St. in the High Acres Mobile Home Back in Ellery. Witnesses reported seeing ...

Community Rallies After Fire Destroys Little Valley Farm

LITTLE VALLEY — A community that has benefited for more than two decades through a shared produce program is now showing its support to a Little Valley farm after a massive fire destroyed a century old barn. Deb Ritchie, co-owner of Native Offerings Farm, said she and her husband are just ...

(4:50 PM) Jamestown Pair Wanted After Shooting In Pennsylvania

Two Jamestown residents are wanted by police in Pennsylvania following a shooting Thursday. The Meadville, Pa., Police Department said it was looking for 22-year-old Anthonie L. Sugden and 40-year-old Michelle Sugden-Rosario, both of whom were considered "armed and dangerous," the Meadville ...

(6:25 PM) New York State Lawmakers To Get First Pay Raise In 20 Years

ALBANY (AP) — New York lawmakers will soon make the highest state legislative salary in the country after a state compensation panel voted Thursday to raise their pay for the first time in 20 years. The 63 percent increase will be phased in over three years, with legislative pay going from ...

(10:40 AM) City Man Charged After Fleeing Police In Stolen Car

A Jamestown man was charged after fleeing police in a stolen car late last month. The Lakewood-Busti Police Department received a complaint of a burglary in the village in which a car was taken from a garage Nov. 28. The following day, around 4 p.m., officers located the stolen car on ...

Scott-Sleight Named Executive Director Of St. Susan Center

Bonny Scott-Sleight has been named executive director of St. Susan Center. Scott-Sleight joined the organization in December, the nonprofit announced Wednesday. As a 30-year resident of Jamestown, Scott-Sleight said she is committed to developing and leading programs that enrich the ...

Four Calves Found On Interstate Safe After Checkup

CORRY, Pa. — Four young cows are now safe after being dumped on the Southern Tier Expressway on Tuesday. Five calves were originally found wandering in the westbound lanes of Interstate 86 near Sherman after falling off the back of a cattle truck reportedly driving 70 mph. The truck was ...

(9:08 AM) Injured Calves Who Fell Off Truck Found On I-86

SHERMAN — Several injured calves were found wandering Interstate 86 after they apparently fell out of the back of a truck early Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. Motorists in New York and Pennsylvania were asked to be on the lookout after sheriff's deputies were notified ...

(UPDATE) Lakewood Man Jailed After Pursuit Reaches 130MPH

A Lakewood man charged last year for stealing a car from a village dealership and crashing it in Florida is facing a host of charges after a high-speed pursuit Tuesday in a stolen vehicle reportedly reached 130 mph on Interstate 86. Taken into custody was 22-year-old Collin A. Slack after ...

(3:15 PM) City Man Charged After Woman Found Lying Unconscious In Blood

A Jamestown man was charged after a woman was found by police lying unconscious in a pool of blood. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday to a home on Broadhead Avenue for a reported domestic dispute involving 45-year-old Carl L. Settle and a woman. ...

(UPDATE) Lakewood Man Jailed After Pursuit Reaches 130MPH

A Lakewood man charged earlier this year for stealing a car from a village dealership and crashing it in Florida is again facing a host of charges after a high-speed pursuit Tuesday in a stolen vehicle reportedly reached 130 mph on Interstate 86. Taken into custody was 22-year-old Collin A. ...

(4:55 PM) Former Jamestown Woodworking Building Demolished

ELLICOTT — Snowflakes crowned the scene of a major demolition at 173 Jackson Ave., the former site of Jamestown Woodworking Inc., on Tuesday morning. https://youtu.be/K054VnlK_DI The wrecking was the result of years of effort and a symbol of mutually beneficial means to end, according to ...

(5:50 PM) Donor Gives Jamestown Resident New Lease On Life

Two women with regional connections have had their lives changed. Jamestown resident Karen Misko recently found a compatible out-of-state donor for a new kidney transplant. The news came as a relief to Misko, who has been on dialysis for years. Even more surprising is that the search ...

Police: City Man Unhooks Gas Line In Attempt To Harm Occupants

A Jamestown man is facing a host of charges after police say he unhooked a stove's gas line in an attempt to harm those inside. Held for arraignment was Justin B. Traver, no age given, after officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called at 6:48 p.m. Friday to 11 W. 10th St. for a ...