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Jamestown Police Department

A dead body and a suspicious missing person case are keeping area police busy Friday.

Preservation Ready Sites, Buffalo

A New York preservation group says Jamestown's Arcade District is among the organization's list of seven historic places in the state that are endangered.

Steve Neilans / National Comedy Center

Jamestown’s National Comedy Center, which opens this August, will feature some cutting edge technology for museum goers. Visitors will wear a wristband with an RFID chip throughout their stay that will help complete a sense of humor profile.

Police in Jamestown are investigating the apparent assault of a three-year-old girl by her caregiver Tuesday morning.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A federal grand jury has returned a 14-count indictment against a Jamestown man for child pornography and trafficking.

Jamestown Police / WBFO

A traffic stop in Jamestown last night turned up a stash of drugs.

Sam's Club

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.

National Comedy Center

Architectural Digest is out with its list of the "15 Most Noteworthy Museums Opening This Year" and the National Comedy Center in Jamestown is right there among much bigger names like Toronto and Scotland.

A Jamestown man has been arrested after Jamestown Police answered an overnight complaint of possible child abuse.

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

Jamestown Police

Authorities say a woman is in critical condition after being set on fire by a man.

YouTube

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.

Jamestown Police have released the name of the man stabbed to death Tuesday night.

Jamestown Police / wbfo

A Jamestown man has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Niagara Falls City School District

For eight years, a case has wandered through New York's court system: impoverished small cities suing Albany, saying the state's system for allocating school aid is not fair to them. The districts and their lawyers are not giving up, appealing a dismissal of their cases.

Albany is putting another $10 million into Jamestown's Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The plan encompasses 10 projects chosen through the Regional Economic Development Council system.


Environment New York Research & Policy Center

A new study finds there is still plenty of dirty air around Western New York.


Jamestown Police Department

A Southern Tier lawmaker wants harsher penalties for causing harm to police animals.

Paul Schermerhorn

Drugs and the opioid epidemic are an ongoing burden in Western New York, with continuous efforts being made through education, medical treatment, and government agencies. But a church in Jamestown is trying a different approach to dealing with this very real crisis.


$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.

Jamestown Police Department

Jamestown Police have released video in hopes of identifying a suspect in an array of fires that has recently plagued the Southtown city.

National Comedy Center

As Jamestown officials intensify efforts to market the Southern Tier city as a hub for humor, the National Comedy Center has announced its headliner for the 2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival.

New York State Governor's Office

Western New York is getting $62 million for approved projects in the latest round of state spending from the regional economic development councils. The projects benefiting range from rebuilding a section of Niagara Street to a culinary arts training program in Cattaraugus County.

Jamestown Police

Public schools in Jamestown went into lockdown Thursday due to the search for a person of interest in a morning homicide.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

The office of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released an audit of the City of Jamestown.

Jamestown Renaissance.org

With its array of historic buildings, the crumbling landscape of downtown Jamestown offers poignant reminders of a small city that was once a jewel of the Northeast.  State officials hope a $10 million award from the Downtown Revitalization Initiative will help restore some of that glory. 

New Lucille Ball statue unveiled in Celoron

Aug 6, 2016

The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival is going on now in Jamestown, NY. On Saturday hundreds gathered at the Lucille Ball Memorial Park in the Village of Celoron to watch the unveiling of the new Lucille Ball statue.

WCA Hospital

State regulators have approved a fiercely-debated plan that will allow WCA Hospital in Jamestown to merge with Pennsylvania’s largest healthcare provider.

Kelly Carlin

Comedian, actor, social critic, author...and now Jamestown resident. The personal archives of George Carlin will have a permanent new home at the National Comedy Center.

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