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Two-car mishap reported in Sheridan

OBSERVER Photo by M.J. Stafford First responders reported minor injuries in a two-car accident at the intersection of Roberts Road and Route 20 about 4 p.m. Traffic was briefly clogged as fire police put Route 20 traffic down to one lane in the area. Roberts Road was also briefly closed near ...

Woman charged after striking female with vehicle, machete

A 64-year-old Gerry woman is facing charges after striking a female with a vehicle and then later striking that same individual with the flat side of a machete after exiting the vehicle. State Police in Jamestown report Mary Butler has been charged with second-degree assault, second-degree ...

‘Saturday Night’ more than alright in Jamestown

The National Comedy Center reunited former "Saturday Night Live" cast members Rob Schneider, David Spade and Kevin Nealon for a night of stand-up at its Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown on Saturday with National Comedy Center executive director Journey Gunderson.

Stop leads to drug finds, charges for Indiana man

STOW -- An Indiana man is facing a number of drug charges after being stopped on Interstate 86. Troopers out of Jamestown charged Brandon White, 36, of Pekin, Ind., with second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled ...

Crash slows Route 5 traffic near Brocton

OBSERVER Photo by M.J. Stafford A two-car accident slowed traffic on Route 5 in Brocton Friday afternoon, a couple hundred yards west of that roads intersection with Lakeview Avenue. There was no immediate word on injuries. The Brocton and Portland fire departments, along with New York State ...

Grand larceny charge announced for former Sherman treasurer

Ann Gilbert, the former treasurer for the village of Sherman, is facing a felony charge for the alleged theft of more than $20,000 in cash paid by residents from 2012 to 2016 for village sewer, water and taxes. The third-degree grand larceny charge was announced Thursday by state Comptroller ...