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Update: No body found during search for missing woman

Update: No body was found during the search for a missing woman. State police have confirmed they did not find a body during a search of State Game Lands for a missing woman. We will continue to update you as this develops. Pennsylvania State Troopers are confirming that a body...
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Jamestown man charged after incident at Westfield cemetery

A Jamestown man is accused of tampering with several headstones at the Union Cemetery on East Main Road in the town of Westfield and allegedly made graffiti on the building located on the cemetery grounds. Westfield Police say that 21-year-old Kobe Gibbons turned himself into the police department on Thursday and was issued appearance tickets for making graffiti and criminal tampering in the third degree. He allegedly wrote on several headstones with chalk and spray painted the building during an incident on June 28. Gibbons is scheduled to appear in Westfield Town Court at a later date.
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Girard, PAyourerie

Woman missing from State Gamelands found in stable condition

A woman who was reported missing on Wednesday was found on Friday. Pennsylvania State Police in Girard conducted a thorough search of the State Gamelands area in Springfield Township and discovered Autumn Hobson, 38. According to police, she is in stable condition. For news delivered right to you, subscribe to...
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Search resumes for western Erie County woman reported missing in Springfield Township

The search was set to resume in western Erie County on Friday morning for a woman who was reported as missing on Wednesday. Autumn Hobson, 38, was reported to missing to the Pennsylvania State Police on Wednesday at about 9 p.m. Troopers were directed to State Game Lands 314, off Rudd Road in Springfield Township, and a search of the area was done on Wednesday night, according to state police.

18-year-old Clymer man charged after buggy crash

An 18-year-old male from Clymer is facing charges after the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office and Clymer Fire responded to an Amish buggy accident on Raspas Hill Road in the town of Clymer Thursday evening. Sheriff's deputies say the operator of the buggy, who was not identified, was found to be intoxicated. He's been charged with two counts of reckless endangerment in the 2nd degree and one count of possession of alcohol by a person under the age of 21. Multiple people were treated at the scene for apparently minor injuries. The horse was not injured.

Delta Signage Removed from Erie International Airport Terminal

The Delta signage has been removed from the airline's counter at Erie International Airport, Erie News Now discovered Friday morning. While the airport's website still lists Delta on its airlines page as of Friday, there is a note which says, "Delta Air Lines has temporarily suspended operations at ERI." Two...

Judge resets bail for Ripley man facing multiple offenses

A Ripley man who is facing multiple offenses in Chautauqua County ranging from July 2020 through July 6, 2021, has had his bail reset. 22-year-old Isiah Fuentes is currently being held in the Chautauqua County Jail. Chautauqua County District Attorney Jason Schmidt appeared before County Court Judge David Foley on Friday and made a bail revocation motion in the case involving Fuentes. Schmidt says Judge Foley granted the motion and reset bail at $2.5 million cash or $5 million real property.
Erie County, PAyourerie

Charges filed in July 4th hit and run

According to the Erie County District Attorney Jack Daneri, Adam Wolfram, 33, faces six charges in the July 4th accident that injured Ashlee Harden. That accident happened at the intersection of Elmwood and W. 26th Streets as Harden attempted to cross the road. Wolfram is accused of leaving the scene.

Amish Teen Accused Of Riding Buggy While Intoxicated Following Crash

CLYMER – An Amish teen is accused of riding his buggy while intoxicated following a crash in the Town of Clymer on Thursday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports the crash happened around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Raspas Hill Road and Railroad Street. Deputies say that an 18-year-old...
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Man accused of tampering with headstones in Westfield cemetery

WESTFIELD — A 21-year-old Jamestown man accused of writing on several headstones and spray painting a building on the grounds of Union Cemetery in Westfield has been charged. Kobe A. Gibbons turned himself into the Westfield Police Department on Thursday following an investigation. Officers had been called June 28 to...
Erie, PAyourerie

Delta Airlines signs taken down at Erie Airport

Hopes of Delta Airlines returning to the Erie International Airport seem to be flying off course. Early Friday morning, signage for Delta was being taken down. An airport source said signs would not be taken down if there was any hope of them returning. However, there is no official word...
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Kidnapping Suspect Remanded To County Jail After Latest Arrests

MAYVILLE – A Ripley man accused of kidnapping was placed back into Chautauqua County Jail Friday morning. Chautauqua County District Attorney Jason Schmidt announced that Judge David W. Foley granted a motion from the prosecutor asking for bail to be reset or revoked for 22-year-old Isiah Fuentes who is set to stand trial for kidnapping next month.
Erie, PAErie Times-News

Guest Opinion: IRG plant will bring living-wage jobs, create a zero-landfill recycling destination

The key components of any leader’s job is to create a better community for its residents to live, work and play — and do so safely with a keen eye on the economy and the environment. Since International Recycling Group (IRG) announced its plan to build its recycling plant in Erie, we’ve been encouraged by the company’s ability to help enhance our economy as well as support our environmental goals of reducing our collective carbon footprint.

Sheriff reminds motorists about slow-moving vehicles

Chautauqua County’s top law enforcement official says Thursday evening’s incident involving a horse and buggy crash in the town of Clymer should be a reminder that the vehicle and traffic laws involving slow-moving vehicles are a two-way street. Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone discussed the issue during an appearance on WDOE's Viewpoint program on Friday. He says the 18-year-old operator not only put his passengers in danger, but other vehicles on the road...
Erie County, PAyourerie

I-90 resurfacing project to begin Monday in Erie County

A resurfacing project will soon be underway on I-90 in Erie County. The $15.4 million resurfacing project will begin Monday, July 26th, weather permitting, according to PennDOT. PennDOT is advising drivers to be on alert for traffic restrictions, changes near exit 41 (Route 89, North East) once construction begins. The...
Erie, PAErie Times-News

'Ice cream truck adventure' brings Erie police, fire, city officials into neighborhoods

Mark Prindle Sr. and Erie Police Chief Dan Spizarny were introduced with a fist bump. Prindle walked his children from his east Erie home to the nearby Multicultural Community Resource Center on East 10th Street on Wednesday afternoon so the kids could spend some time with other children as they explored an Erie fire truck, talked to city police officers and firefighters, wore plastic fire helmets and enjoyed some free ice cream.