A Jamestown woman has pleaded guilty on charges she allowed her home to be used by a drug ring.

National Comedy Center

The National Comedy Center has acquired the extensive career archives of legendary comedian and actor Carl Reiner, who died in June at age 98.

Two more local lawmakers have announced they tested positive for the coronavirus.

Frontier Central Schools

The Frontier Central School Board on Tuesday selected C. Douglas Whelan as its interim superintendent, replacing Acting Superintendent Colleen Duggan.

Authorities said they have found the wreckage of a small plane from North Carolina that crashed in Western New York on Sunday, killing all three people aboard.

Jamestown Police have announced the identity of the suspect accused of striking a two-year-old child with his vehicle then driving away.

A Jamestown man suffered serious but non-life-threatening leg injuries when he was struck by a car while crossing an intersection around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

An online conversation based at St. Bonaventure University in Olean was hacked Friday afternoon, as a so-called Zoom bomber posted racial epithets and swastikas on a PowerPoint presentation during the computer session.


Two cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, have been reported at Jamestown High School.


Dr. Rosemary Bradley has submitted her resignation as the principal of Jamestown High School. The Jamestown Post-Journal reported that several unions voted no confidence in Bradley following a large fight at the high school in early November, which prompted a police response.

National Comedy Center

Officials at the National Comedy Center in Jamestown have big smiles on their faces, as they look over attendance figures for their first year.

Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone will light up the Reg Lenna Center for the Arts in Jamestown Saturday with her unique brand of humor. The award-winning comedienne, author, actress, podcaster and panelist on NPR's "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me" is celebrating 40 years in the business and still does 85 shows a year - despite years of therapy, children who come running when she pulls out her checkbook and a house full of 13 cats.

National Comedy Center

The National Comedy Center in Western New York is on Time Magazine's annual list of must-see destinations.

The leader of a Jamestown drug organization has pleaded guilty to selling cocaine, after two of his business associates were convicted.

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Buffalo to production and possession of child pornography.

A Jamestown couple has been arrested on multiple drug and gun charges.


Friendly's has closed restaurants in Hamburg, Amherst, Lancaster and Jamestown. They are among 14 across New York State and another nine locations shuttered abruptly across New England.

Jamestown Police

A Jamestown man convicted of hanging a dog in a tree to cause its death was sentenced to a year in jail Monday in Chautauqua County Court.

A Jamestown man was sentenced to 21 years in prison Monday for setting a woman on fire.

National Comedy Center

The National Comedy Center will give the public its first glimpse of creative papers and artifacts that belonged to the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.

National Comedy Center

Western New Yorkers who have a little down time before the new year begins, may want to help out a local landmark with just a click of their mouse.

A McDonalds on 2803 North Main Street in Jamestown is being temporarily closed while the New York State Department of Health and the Chautauqua County Health Department investigate reports of multiple illnesses.

The National Comedy Center holds its opening celebration in Jamestown, New York, Wednesday through Aug. 5. Once called the “furniture capital of the world,” Jamestown is the hometown of comedian and actress Lucille Ball.

Board member and comedian Lewis Black (@TheLewisBlack) has been in the museum, and joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young for a preview.

Jamestown Police

Jamestown Police say a body found earlier this week has been positively identified as missing person Sean Carpenter.

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.