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4.4M Americans Roll Up Sleeves For Omicron-Targeted Boosters

U.S. health officials say 4.4 million Americans have rolled up their sleeves for the updated COVID-19 booster shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted the count Thursday as public health experts bemoaned President Joe Biden's recent remark that "the pandemic is over." The ...

Police Look To ‘Close The Door’ On Bindics Case

Investigators are looking to "close the door" on a nearly two-decade-old homicide involving a Jamestown woman and mother to four children. The Unsolved Crimes Unit with the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office on Friday released new information on the disappearance and murder of 25-year-old ...

Advocates Seek More Say In How Opioid Settlements Are Spent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The tattoos on Billie Stafford's hands — inspired by street art and full of references to her work helping prevent drug-related deaths — have become an indelible memorial to the friend who inked them and the opioid crisis that killed him in April. As a panel starts ...

Westfield Home Again Target Of Drug Bust; 9 Charged

Another search warrant at a home in the town of Westfield has led to drug charges against nine individuals. Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Investigators along with the assistance of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office SWAT, city of Dunkirk Police Department and city of ...

Chautauqua County Issues Warning On ‘Rainbow Fentanyl’

The Chautauqua County Health Department, Chautauqua County Department of Mental Hygiene and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office are issuing an alert to warn parents of a new trend among fentanyl drug traffickers. “Rainbow fentanyl” is the name of brightly colored pills that look like ...

Labor Day DWI Checkpoint Arrests Released

Chautauqua County police agencies participated in the New York State STOP-DWI Labor Day High Visibility Engagement Campaign. The campaign began Friday, Aug. 19, and continued through Monday, Sept. 5. This event is funded by a 2021-2022 grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee and ...