Patrick Swanson

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Being cooped up at home is having a negative effect on some families, with law enforcers seeing a notable increase in domestic violence in recent weeks.

Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says he's not identifying the man killed in an encounter with a Fredonia police officer on Monday. The determination was made after a meeting with the man's family yesterday.


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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.

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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.