Chautauqua County

News in Chautauqua County

Food Bank of Western New York

A program that distributes food to Chautauqua County residents in need is expanding its operation.

Borrello makes bid for Chautauqua County Executive

Apr 19, 2017
Borrello for County Executive

Legislator George Borrello (R-Hanover) is running for Chautauqua County Executive. An official announcement is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday.

$2.7M to fight gun violence awarded to WNY

Apr 19, 2017

New York State is awarding more than $13 million to help law enforcement agencies combat gun violence.

Jamestown Police Department

In Chautauqua County, officials say a suspect is in custody in connection with a recent string of arson fires in Jamestown and Falconer.

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A drug suspect is back in custody after bolting from authorities after a court appearance last week.

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The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department is on the lookout for an escaped prisoner.

New York State has established a $20 million competition for local governments to come up with ideas for consolidation, efficiency and shared services. The only grant to Western New York in the first round went to Chautauqua County.


New York State Police say they have charged a Chautauqua County woman and her 26-year-old son with fatally shooting the woman's ex-boyfriend in his home.

Authorities say a 20-year-old man has died after his vehicle veered into the path of an oncoming tour bus in Chautauqua County.

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A lake effect snow warning remains in affect until 7 p.m. Sunday for Southern Erie, Chautauqua and Cattauraugus counties. A commercial traffic ban has been placed on the I-90 in both directions between Lackawanna and the Pennsylvania state line.

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Snow will continue to accumulate in areas across Western New York over the weekend.

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Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and killed while walking along the tracks in Dunkirk.

An Italian cheese producer, founded 124 years ago, is opening its first plant on U.S. soil in Chautauqua County, saving an existing workforce and a critical source of business for dozens of local dairy providers.

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A Cheektowaga man has been indicted on charges that he threatened the life of a sheriffs deputy.

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A two-car crash in Chautauqua County has taken a life.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Samuel Saeli, who was arraigned and released on $10,000 bail Monday on charges he abducted a 13-year-old boy from the Fredonia Wal-Mart.

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Forestville has received a big shot in the arm from New York State to help the Chautauqua County village dissolve.

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The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is reporting that a deadly farm accident occurred over the weekend.

Chautauqua County is close to taking control of its new radio system. In preparation, teams are conducting system checks at nearly 4,000 land sites across the county.


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Chautauqua County is joining Erie County in banning personal care products containing microbeads.


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One of the two men charged in the slaying of a New York City violinist at her Chautauqua County summer home has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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New York State is investing millions in clean energy alternatives, with some of the funds being directed toward the Southern Tier.

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The numbers are still being added up but officials in Chautauqua County say damage is in the millions from flooding that hit some two weeks ago.

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A tragedy nearly resulted in Chautauqua County Tuesday where creeks are overflowing due to heavy rains. WBFO's Chris Caya was there to witness a dramatic scene as first responders made a heroic rescue.

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The Police Chief of a Chautauqua County town has been arrested after a domestic situation.

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There is yet another search ongoing in the Southern Tier.

Memorial Day ceremonies are taking place throughout Western New York today.  The event in the town of Poland, New York, features a keynote address from Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan, who retired as an Air Force Colonel.


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Chautauqua County Police report that they have identified and located a man who was thought to be attempting abductions of children in the Ripley area.

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Key players in Chautauqua County gathered on Monday to discuss the area’s drug abuse problem and what is being done to fight it.

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The Chautauqua County Emergency Management Office has issued an evacuation warning to residents around Silver Creek.

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