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Jamestown man indicted by federal grand jury for selling fentanyl that led to two deaths

A Jamestown man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for selling fentanyl that led to two deaths. U.S. Attorney Trini Ross announced on Monday that 34-year-old Steven Mojica Medina was indicted on charges of distribution of heroin, fentanyl and acetyl fentanyl causing death, narcotics conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and crack cocaine, using and maintaining a drug-involved premises, possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking crimes, and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 30 years in prison, a maximum of life, and a $1 million fine.
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Silver Creek couple arrested for endangering child

SILVER CREEK, N.Y. (WIVB) — An elderly couple from Silver Creek was arrested Monday for endangering a child. Richard Henry, 75, and his wife Anna Henry, 73, have been accused of endangering the welfare of a child. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office, deputies responded to the scene just after 6 p.m. Monday after […]
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Clymer man charged in the theft of over $60,000

A Clymer man has been charged with 2nd-degree grand larceny after an investigation into the theft of over $60,000 from a South County business. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office and Ellicott Town Police conducted the investigation in March that led to an arrest warrant for 23-year-old Nathan Massing. Sheriff's deputies picked up Massing on Monday, transporting him the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

Thief breaks into Harborcreek building by removing AC window unit

(WJET/WFXP/ — A Harborcreek building recently was burglarized. The 64-year-old male victim said his building was burglarized after a thief entered through a first-floor window by removing an air conditioner. The incident occurred sometime between midnight on June 12 and midnight on June 16. Multiple items were stolen during the burglary, including blankets and quilts […]

Close To Home: Making The Most Of Summer

They say the sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere. This is true of our Southern Tier. Everyone knows the summer is our time to shine, and since it’s hard to find this kind of charm and lovely weather elsewhere, most of us like to stay put in the summer season. This is what we’ve all been waiting for.

Binghamton Rumble Ponies vs. Portland Sea Dogs

Are you feeling Thursty? Come to Mirabito Stadium every Thirsty Thursday for special 2-for-1 pricing on regular fountain beverages as well as domestic draft beers. All fans consuming alcohol must be 21 years of age with a valid Driver's License. | Presented By 98.1 The Hawk and Labatt Blue.

Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions Sold June 23-24

The onions are being recalled due to potential Listeria contamination. Listeria is a bacteria that can cause serious infection, the primary symptoms of which are fever and diarrhea. The recall affects Vidalia onions sold by the pound from June 23 to June 24 at specific Wegmans stores listed below. They...

Meet Snowball! Our Pet of the Week

JAMESTOWN – In an effort to help animals find their forever home, WNY News Now is partnering with the Chautauqua County Humane Society to showcase animals’ part of our pet of the week segment. To learn more about our featured pet, watch the video above or contact the...

Black Bear Caught On Camera Near Falconer

FALCONER – A black bear was spotted near the Village of Falconer on Friday afternoon. WNY News Now viewer Kelly Perry shared video of the bear in the area of Gerry Levant Road and Route 394 around 1:30 p.m. The bear, Perry says, was spotted running through residential back...

E’VL Entrepreneurs Forge Into Frewsburg

There is a hidden gem a lot of folks round these parts don’t know about. The Nickel restaurant in Frewsburg, NY. About 45 minutes southwest of Ellicottville on Bone Run Road, sits an historic restaurant that has recently changed ownership to a local gal and her fella. Lisa Mendell and Chris Lynn (pictured) have taken over the Nic-L-Inn, which was also called the Mooney’s Tavern and Lucky Dollar back in the day, more than 40 years ago. It was established on the main thoroughfare twixt Jamestown and Bradford then. The Nickel restaurant has some stories to tell and this one here, is the beginning of the rabbit hole, because you’ll want to hear more once you’ve entered the established roadhouse.

DHHS Announces an Upcoming Animal Rabies Immunization Clinic

Drive-in Rabies Immunization Clinic Scheduled for July 7 in Clymer | Pre-Registration for Drive-in Rabies Clinics is Required. Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services. The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) Division of Public Health has announced a free rabies vaccination clinic. The clinic will...