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News in Chautauqua County

New York State Department of Transportation

The New York State Department of Transportation will be transporting "super loads" of wind turbine parts through southern Western New York beginning Tuesday.

Hunter re-indicted for manslaughter of Sherman woman

Mar 19, 2018
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A Chautauqua County hunter has been re-indicted in the death of a Sherman woman.

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A second-degree manslaughter charge against a Chautauqua County hunter who shot and killed a Sherman woman who was walking her dogs last fall has been dismissed in Chautauqua County Court.

New York State Comptroller's Office

When the final figures came out in sales tax collections across New York in 2017, there was good news for county governments in Western New York and for some cities.

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The Sam’s Club store in Jamestown is closing January 26, just one of 63 Sam’s Club stores across the U.S. to close.

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A Lakeview corrections officer has been arrested by New York State Police on rape and misconduct charges.

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A Jamestown man has been sentenced to 25 years in state prison for killing his estranged wife.

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A Chautauqua County man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a motorcyclist and injuring three others in a crash last summer.

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After years of sitting idle, a Chautauqua County ski resort has been sold. The Cockaigne Ski Area in Cherry Creek plans to re-open for the ski season next year.

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Authorities say a grand jury will decide whether to bring criminal charges against a Western New York hunter who shot and killed a neighbor he mistook for a deer.

The small town of Mayville is getting about $4 million to improve their water infrastructure. It is just the latest water upgrade being made in Chautauqua County.

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The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services has issued a mandatory order to boil and conserve water for residents of the Village of Fredonia and the Town of Pomfret.

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One industry's waste water is another's ideal resource to grow its supply. A new partnership pairs a Chautauqua County beverage maker with a fish growing operation that will use by-products from the former to help feed the stock that will, one day, be served to a hungry customer.


Dunkirk Police Department

A Dunkirk woman is facing murder charges.

The body of a woman found along the Lake Erie shoreline will be autopsied Wednesday by the Chautauqua County coroner.

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.

Chautauqua County Sheriff

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

Chautauqua County Sheriff

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.

Weather conditions cause partial I-90 closure

Jan 7, 2017
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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.

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