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Vice president to be in Buffalo to mourn victim with ties to county

Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Buffalo Saturday for the funeral of mass shooting victim Ruth Whitfield, according to numerous news sources. Whitfield, 86, was the oldest of 10 people killed in the racially motivated murders at a supermarket. She has numerous relatives in Chautauqua ...

Silver Creek felon nabbed after having shotgun

SILVER CREEK -- Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies charged a village resident late Wednesday after he was seen walking on Porter Street with a shotgun. At about 11:30 p.m., deputies located the suspect on Monroe Street who was identified as 49-year-old Francis, W Kiley III. Further ...

Town of Charlotte home damaged in morning fire

A town of Charlotte woman was being assisted by the Red Cross after fire destroyed her home early Thursday. Sinclairville firefighters were alerted to the blaze on Rood Road just before 5 a.m. First responders from surrounding departments provided assistance. Photographs posted to social ...

Jamestown schools briefly enter lockout

A person deemed suspicious prompted brief lockouts at two Jamestown schools Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after noon, a male reportedly wearing dark clothing had been spotted in the area of Jamestown High School. It wasn't clear who saw the man or where he was in regard to the school grounds. ...

Sheriff’s Office: Remains found may be from unmarked cemetery

Bones from at least two sets of human remains that may have been buried in an unmarked cemetery were unearthed in Dewittville. The recovery, from a contractor working at a property on Meadows Road on Tuesday, is not being treated as suspicious, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said in ...

Villenova entry, attack leads to charges for Angola man

VILLENOVA -- An alleged disorderly Angloa man is facing charges after a damaging a home while attacking the occupants on Ball Hill Road just after sunrise Monday. At about 6 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residence for reports of a unwanted, disorderly subject ...