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(3:05 PM) Police Investigating After Male Reportedly Chased Youth

Jamestown police said Thursday it is investigating a "suspicious situation" that took place as a young child walked to school. The incident took place in the morning on Cole Avenue at East Virginia Boulevard, near the band shell, and reportedly involved a tall, white male in his 30s. "The ...

(8:15 PM) One Injured In Interstate 86 Accident

New York State Police closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 86 about 1½ miles west of Cold Spring after a two-car accident. Daniel Huff, 36, was stopped half in the driving lane and half on the shoulder of I-86 when his vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Lee Finch, 36, of ...

UPDATE: Perez Extradited To Pa. Following Acquittal

MAYVILLE — A former city resident acquitted of murder and manslaughter charges stemming from the 2014 beating death of a child has been extradited to Pennsylvania on a parole violation warrant. Tyler A. Perez, 35, was picked up by Pennsylvania authorities Wednesday morning after being held ...

(11:47 AM) Work To Begin On Thruway Following Agreement

The New York State Thruway Authority today announced an agreement with the Seneca Nation of Indians to begin work to the approximately three-mile stretch of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90 eastbound and westbound) that runs through the Cattaraugus Territory. Work on this critical ...

(12:40 PM) Jamestown Contractor Cited By U.S. Labor Department

BUFFALO — A Jamestown contractor has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for health and safety hazards for improper asbestos removal and disposal. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Rex Harper — doing business as ...

(5:05 PM) Pair Charged In 1997 Murder Of Cattaraugus County Man

Two Cattaraugus County residents have been charged in the September 1997 murder of a man inside his home. The Cattaraugus County District Attorney's Office announced that indictments had been received against Tricia Carrier (formerly Tricia Chase) and Gregory Kerls. William H. Chase IV ...

(10:20 AM) Report Analyzes Herbicide Treatment On Chautauqua Lake

Herbicide treatment of Chautauqua Lake involving five municipalities in May was found to be successful, according to an independent third-party study released this month. The study was funded in partnership between the county and the Chautauqua Lake and Watershed Management Alliance in ...

(8:55 AM) City Police Investigating Armed Robbery Of Kwik Fill

Jamestown police are investigating the armed robbery of Kwik Fill early this morning. The robbery took place at the 1617 W. Third St. location at about 1:38 a.m. The suspect -- believed to be a black male, 6 feet, 2 inches tall weighing about 275 pounds -- entered the store armed with a ...

(12:50 PM) Former School No. 5 In Jamestown Demolished After Partial Collapse

School No. 5, a once iconic symbol of the Jamestown Public Schools system and built before the city was incorporated, came crashing down over the weekend after a partial collapse prompted officials to order an emergency demolition. The school — built around 1880 in Italianate-style ...

(2:30 PM) Defense Rests In Murder Trial; Deliberations To Begin

MAYVILLE — The defense rested its case in the trial of a Jamestown man charged with the murder of a 16-month-old. Public Defender Ned Barone did not call any witnesses to the stand in Chautauqua County Court on Monday. Tyler Perez, 35, is facing charges of second-degree murder and ...

(4:25 PM) City Man Found Not Guilty In Death Of 16-Month-Old

MAYVILLE — A Jamestown man has been found not guilty of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter for his role in the 2014 death of a 16-month-old. The verdict was announced about an hour after jury deliberations began Monday in Chautauqua County Court. Tyler Perez, 35, was ...

(2:10 PM) City Man Charged With Drug Possession

A Jamestown man has been charged with drug possession after a search warrant was executed at 6:50 p.m. Thursday. Jamestown police officers, the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and New York State Police K-9 Unit served the search warrant at 51 Fairmount ...

(9:30 AM) Perez Rejects Plea Offer As Murder Trial Begins

MAYVILLE — A Jamestown man on trial for the April 2014 death of a 16-month-old rejected an offer this morning in Chautauqua County Court. The offer would have 35-year-old Tyler Perez plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter with a determinate sentence of 15 years in prison. Chautauqua ...

(12:10 PM) Opening Statements Made In Murder Trial

MAYVILLE — Opening statements were given in the trial of a Jamestown man charged for the April 2014 death of a 16-month-old. Tyler Perez, 35, has maintained his innocence over time and even denied a plea deal earlier today offered by the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office. The ...

Reed ‘In Good Condition’ After Collapsing In Washington

U.S. Rep. Tom Reed was in good condition after he reportedly collapsed before he was set to appear on television Thursday. Multiple Washington-based media outlets said Reed, R-Corning, was in the rotunda of the Cannon Office Building in Washington, D.C., when the episode occurred around 1:30 ...

(6:30 PM) Jamestown Brewing Company Receives Liquor License, To Reopen Sept. 30

People will soon be able to say "cheers" with alcohol for the first time at the Jamestown Brewing Company later this month. On Wednesday, the Jamestown Brewing Company posted on its Facebook page that it had received its state liquor license and will be reopening Monday, Sept. 30, with beer, ...

(7:50 PM) Clymer Appoints Interim Superintendent

CLYMER — The Clymer Central School District has found its next superintendent for the time being. The Clymer School Board at a meeting Thursday approved Karen Krause as the interim superintendent under a three-month contract. Ed Bailey, who officially steps down as superintendent Sept. 30, ...