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(10:37 AM) Equifax To Pay Up To $700M In Data Breach Settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The settlement with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal ...

(7:06 PM) BPU To Go To Single Commodity Recycling Sept. 1

The Jamestown Board of Public Utilities will implement single commodity recycling this year. David Leathers, BPU general manager, announced the decision during the BPU's monthly board meeting Monday. The change will officially be voted on by the board at its next meeting Monday, Aug. 26, and, ...

(2:40 PM) City Home Damaged By Fire Early Sunday

A city home was damaged by fire early Sunday. Jamestown firefighters were summoned to 332 Camp St. around 3:15 a.m. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the two-story home, with fire appearing at the rear of the property. Lt. Bruce Sheldon of the Jamestown Fire Department said the ...

(5:05 PM) Head-On Crash Leads To Child Endangerment, DWI Charges

A city woman is facing child endangerment and drunken driving charges following a head-on crash early Sunday. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded at 4:15 a.m. to a crash near Allen and King streets. Officers learned 18-year-old Michelle R. Grimm drove into the lane of ...

(9:10 PM) Jamestown Man Identified As Drowning Victim

WESTFIELD -- A Jamestown man has been identified as the person who drowned at Barcelona Harbor in the town of Westfield on Friday. Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Westfield Police Department responded at about 4:25 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning at the harbor. A search was ...

(1:45 PM) County Warns Of ‘Extreme Heat’ Coming, Offers Cooling Stations

Chautauqua County officials on Thursday urged local residents to use caution to beat the heat as high temperatures are expected to move into the area Friday. That includes utilizing any of 16 cooling stations throughout the county. The warning comes as the National Weather Service in Buffalo ...

(8:55 AM) Half Pound Of Crystal Meth Seized, 5 Facing Charges

A large quantity of crystal methamphetamine was seized from Jamestown home and five local residents are facing charges, the Jamestown Police Department announced. Taken into custody following a search of 12 Bishop St. on criminal possession charges were 38-year-old Jarrod K. Adams, ...

UPDATED: Semi Strikes Thruway Maintenance Truck On I-90

Editor's note: This story has been clarified to note that the driver of the tractor-trailer was treated for minor injuries in Wednesday morning's crash. WESTFIELD — Two New York State Thruway maintenance workers escaped injury after their truck was struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate ...

(2:33 PM) Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill Granting Labor Rights To Farm Workers

ALBANY AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation giving farm workers collective bargaining rights, overtime pay and other labor protections afforded in non-farm industries. The Farm Laborers Fair Labor Practices Act eliminates a provision in New York state law that prohibits ...

(4:20 PM) Man Wanted On Drug Charges Found In Lily Dale

LILY DALE — A Cassadaga man wanted on numerous drug charges was taken into custody Wednesday. Jeffery Kozlowski, 30, was located in Lily Dale around 1:05 p.m. Kozlowski was wanted following a search conducted by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the Sheriff's Office SWAT ...

(9:20 AM) Florida Woman Facing Leandra’s Law Charges

A Florida woman is facing Leandra's Law charges after police say she was driving with three small children while under the influence of drugs. Officers stopped a white sedan Tuesday at 12:46 a.m. at the 7-Eleven, 518 N. Main St. An investigation found that 23-year-old Corina J. Baker of ...

(11:45 AM) Names Released In Crash Involving State Trooper, Van

SHERIDAN — Two people inside a minivan that was struck by a New York state trooper responding to a separate crash on Interstate 90 were listed in serious and critical conditions. State police on Tuesday released the names of those involved in the collision that took place at about 1:08 ...

(3:30 PM) Reed ‘Confident’ Trump Is Not A Racist, Opposes House Resolution

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed said he is confident Donald Trump is not a racist in the wake of comments the president made on Twitter urging four Democratic congresswomen of color to return to their countries. Reed, R-Corning, cited his relationship with Trump during a conference call Tuesday with local ...

(3:30 PM) City Man Who Impersonated Veteran Charged

A Jamestown man who police say impersonated a veteran to receive benefits is facing multiple charges, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were alerted June 27 from a local veterans program that 63-year-old Glenn A. French was possibly impersonating a military veteran. An ...

UPDATE: Investigation Ongoing After Trooper, SUV Collide

SHERIDAN — Two helicopters were summoned and serious injuries were reported following a collision Monday afternoon between a New York state trooper and SUV. Few details were released regarding the crash that occurred in the westbound lane of Interstate 90. The collision was between the ...

Group Who Became Lost On Hike Found, 2 Treated For Injuries

A group of 11 people who became lost while hiking in an area near Cassadaga Creek in the town of Arkwright were found late Monday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. The hikers, including two adults and children ages 4 to 19 years old, were found after nearly four and a half hours ...

(7:20 PM) Donations Collected For Local Toys For Tots Program

MAYVILLE — Santa Claus would have had a tough time landing his sleigh and reindeer at on Chautauqua Lake on Sunday, so the Chautauqua Lake Pops by the Shore, Chautauqua Connections Children's Coalition, Chautauqua Volunteer Fire Department, Mayville Volunteer Fire Department and the ...