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Comedy Center places second In USA Today contest

The National Comedy Center in Jamestown placed second in the final ranking of the 20 "Best New Attractions" in the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. The National Comedy Center ranked as the top museum in the USA Today contest as well as the top ticketed attraction. The ...

Tractor trailers banned from Thruway, I-86

Late Friday night, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo directed the New York State Department of Transportation and the Thruway Authority to ban tractor trailers and buses on the entire Thruway system, with the exception of I-95 in Westchester and Bronx counties, and most interstate highways out of an ...

Two charged with drug possession in traffic stop

RIPLEY — On Tuesday at about 1 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 76 in the town for a traffic violation. The operator was identified as Joshua Bemis, 33, of Mayville and the passenger was identified as Jessica Zenns, 39, of Jamestown. Through an ...

Forestville man charged with criminal mischief

FORESTVILLE — An altercation Tuesday night in a Forestville home led to arrested for a Forestville man. Deputies responded to an address on King Road in the town of Sheridan for the report of an altercation. When deputies arrived on scene they made contact with Joshua M. Cross, 30, of ...

Sherman hunter sentenced in shooting death

MAYVILLE — Thomas Jadlowski, the Sherman man who accidentally shot and killed his neighbor the day before Thanksgiving in 2017, will spend the next one to three years in state prison. Jadlowski was sentenced today in Chautauqua County Court by Judge David Foley for the shooting death of ...

Alleged drunk driver hits house

GERRY — A Tonawanda woman had been arrested for allegedly driving drunk after her vehicle hit a house Wednesday night. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Teaira A. Marbury, 22, was traveling on Route 60 in the town of Gerry around 6 p.m. when her vehicle went off the road ...

Cuomo urges caution as lake effect snowfall returns

Governor Cuomo today urged New Yorkers to prepare for potentially hazardous weather conditions that are forecasted for most of upstate New York beginning late Tuesday night and continuing through the day Thursday across the state. While most of the state is expected to see moderate snowfall, ...

Dead body identified as missing person from early December

BLASDELL — A dead body discovered on Woodlawn Beach has been identified as a missing person from early December. According to Evans Police, on Dec. 6, their office was notified that Mark Pelgrin of Derby had not been seen or heard from in several days. Preliminary investigation led police ...

National Weather Service issues high wind, lakeshore flood warnings

The National Weather Service out of Buffalo has issued a high wind warning effective 11 p.m. tonight to 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Locations that will be affected include Niagara, Orleans, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties. Twenty-five to 35 mph southwest winds are ...

Vehicle rollover happens in Cassadaga

Photo by Daniel Kohler Stockton Fire Department, Chautauqua County EMS and county Sheriffs responded to South Stockton-Cassadaga Road in Cassadaga Thursday morning for a report of a vehicle rollover. The incident occurred around 7 a.m. Injuries to the driver are unknown.

Man wanted for attempted homicide taken into custody

ASHVILLE — An Ashville man wanted by Pennsylvania State Police on attempted homicide charges following a stabbing last week in Warren County, Pa., was taken into custody Tuesday morning. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 22-year-old Michael C. Shreve at 1732 ...

Firefighters respond to Brocton house fire

BROCTON — Several fire departments were called to a structure fire this morning. The fire was first reported around 5 a.m. at 8299 Route 380, south of Brocton, between Burr and Colt roads in the town of Portland. Volunteer firefighters from Brocton, Stockton, Portland, Westfield and East ...

Trio charged after Christmas day shooting

JAMESTOWN — A cache of weapons were found and three men were arrested following a Christmas Day shooting. Officers responded at about 2:40 a.m. to a report of shots fired Tuesday in the area of East Second and Jeffords streets in the city of Jamestown. An investigation found that someone ...

Man in custody following stabbing incident in Sugar Grove, Pa.

BUSTI — At about 2 a.m. this morning, Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies were called to assist Pennsylvania State Police. Pennsylvania State Police reported that two males had been involved in an altercation in Sugar Grove, Pa., with one subject stabbing the other and fleeing into the ...

Charges announced following North Collins manhunt

NORTH COLINS — Charges against a suspect captured in North Collins following a manhunt Thursday have been announced. Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that at approximately 1:40 p.m. deputies responded to an area near Main and Franklin streets in the village of North Collins ...

Stockton road closed due to flooding

The following road has been closed temporarily due to flooding: CR342, Kabob Road between Rte 380 and Waterman Road in the Town of Stockton. This closure shall remain in effect until water recedes and barricades are removed.

Suspect in North Collins captured

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces a K9 Team and Deputies apprehended Justin Bowers at approximately 2:45 P.M. after the subject was spotted by Air-1. Earlier today, Howard reported that the Sheriff's Office was searching for 29-year-old Joshua Bowers after he fled from Deputies ...

Jamestown Police seek shooter in Sunday drive-by

JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Police Department is asking the public's help after an early morning drive-by shooting Sunday. Police are investigating the shooting, which took place after an argument in the area of 96 Falconer St. In a press release today, police said a man was shot multiple ...

Cuomo wants legalization of recreational marijuana

ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his agenda for 2019 on Monday, putting the legalization of recreational marijuana and fixing New York City's crumbling subway system among his top priorities for the start of his third term. In a 45-minute speech with 32 references to Franklin D. ...