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Anniversary of Huge Water Main Break

Today is the one year anniversary of the water main break near the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford that drained the Bradford City Water Authority

Man Accused of Ramming Truck With his Car

A Smethport man is facing multiple charges after being accused of ramming another vehicle with three people in it.  Court records say that Smethport Police

Police Chase Leads to Charges

A complaint of reckless driving led to drug charges against an Olean man. State police say the complaint came from the Town of Portville Saturday

Bread Truck Crashes Into Porch

A Stroehmann Bread truck went out of control and hit an apartment building last week in Potter County. Police say 24-year-old Kyle Vaughn of Bolivar,

Dog Found Shot in Elk County

Ridgway-based state police are investigating a case of animal cruelty. They say a chow mix dog had been shot and left along Boone Mountain Road

Coudy Can Use Water Wells Again

Coudersport can start using drinking water wells that had been out of service since a spill at a JKLM Energy well pad in Sweden Township

Andover Man Facing Sex Charges

An Andover, NY man is accused of sexual abuse of a child.  Police say that 62 year-old Earl Witter had sexual contact with a child

Woman Dies in Crash

A woman died Saturday night in a one vehicle crash in the Town of Andover.  Police say that 60 year-old Betty Matison was traveling north

Man Dies in Farming Accident

 A man died Saturday afternoon in a farming accident on 28th Creek Road in Gerry.  Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies found 18 year-old Alan Harding under

Bradford Man Facing Sexual Abuse of Minor

A Bradford man is facing several charges relating to the sexual assault of a 10 year-old girl over a two and a half year period.

Travel Back to the 80s With BLT

The Awesome 80’s Prom is Next Weekend People always tell you that high school is the best days of your life, and Bradford Little Theatre’s

Bolivar Man Charged After Crash

A Bolivar, NY man is facing numerous charges after a one vehicle accident early Saturday morning in Eldred.  Police say that 31 year-old Joseph Hosmer

Man Killed in Snowmobile Accident

A man died late Saturday night after his snowmobile struck another sled head-on.  Sheriff’s deputies say that a snowmobile, driven by 28 year-old William Rick

Salamanca Man Charged With Rape

A Salamanca man is charged with rape. Salamanca Police arrested 38-year-old Benjamin Bloomfield in connection to incidents involving a 21-year-old woman. They didn’t release any

Man Charged for Driving Snowmobile Drunk

A Mayville, New York, man is accused of driving a snowmobile on a public road while his blood alcohol content was more than 3 times

Woman Pleads to Child Endangerment Charge

A Bradford woman pleaded guilty Thursday to endangering the welfare of her five year-old son.  Court records indicate that 31 year-old Misty Good allowed 31

Bfd Woman Pleads to Five Different Cases

A Bradford woman pleaded guilty Thursday to five difference cases, including one where she tried to rundown a Bradford City Police officer.  33 year-old Amber

Former Employee of Minich Electric Charged

A Bradford man is accused of stealing over $77,000 from his employer.  US District Court indictments say that 29 year-old Tyler Little, who worked as

Man Facing Charges After Traffic Stop

A Coudersport man has been charged in connection with a traffic stop on January 31 in Bradford.  Police stopped 23 year-old Samuel Hankins for operating

7th Grade Substitute Teacher Charged

A middle school substitute teacher has been charged with posing as a woman online to get an underage girl to send him nude photos. 26-year-old

Man Charged for Assaulting Child

A Bradford man is accused of assaulting a child.   Court records say that, more than once, 35-year-old Michael Holden threw the child onto a

Cause of Death: Gunshots

Warren County’s deputy coroner has released the cause of death of an 18-year-old who was killed February 5.   Ed Lloyd says Marcus Mattson of

Man Charged With Stealing Cemetery Headstones

A Gowanda man is accused of stealing headstones from cemeteries in Gowanda and Springville.  Police have charged 21 year-old Shawn Blanc with felony cemetery desecration

Two Hurt in Minard Run Road Crash

Two people were hurt in a crash this morning on Minard Run Road, just west of Route 646. Police say a vehicle driven by 31-year-old

Charges Against Accused Worth W. Smith Thief Bound to Court

Charges against a Bradford woman accused of stealing more than a quarter of a million dollars from Worth W. Smith over a 10-year period have

Fugitive Arraigned on Multiple Charges

A fugitive from justice in McKean County who was picked up Monday at the Seneca Allegany Casino has been arraigned on three cases in district

Crispell’s 1989 Death Sentence Overturned

The Potter County Court has overturned the death sentence of convicted killer Daniel Crispell.  Potter County Senior Judge John Leete ruled that Crispell’s counsel failed

Bfd Woman Charged in Thefts and Escape

A Bradford woman is facing numerous charges after her arrest on January 2nd.  Court records say that 28 year-old Kristin Demis stole a Sega Genesis

Fatal Crash in Falconer

A Chautauqua County woman is dead after her car was hit nearly head-on by another vehicle at about 1:40 this afternoon in Falconer. Sheriff’s deputies

Oil and Gas Slowdown Impacts Seneca Resources

Seneca Resources is shutting down two thirds of its local oil and gas operation.  Seneca spokesman Rob Boulware says the low gas prices, coupled with

Olean to Get Money From Timber Harvest

The City of Olean will see over $158,000 from the sale of timber on 70 acres of land near the Cattaraugus County-Olean Municipal Airport.  Olean

Jury finds Bryce Stahlman Guilty in Assault

A Salamanca father and son were acquitted of felony assault by a jury Friday in Cattaraugus County Court.  A jury did, however, find 21 year-old

Smethport Woman Dies in House Fire

A Smethport woman died in a house fire early Saturday morning on Route 446 in Keating Township.  McKean county Coroner Mike Cahill says that 69

Man Wanted in McKean County Picked Up at Casino

A man wanted in McKean and four other Pennsylvania counties was picked up this morning at the Seneca Allegany Casino. 65-year-old Barry Lindsey, who last

House Cat Shot in Face

Police are looking for the person who shot a house cat in the face. They say the incident happened sometime between Tuesday and Friday on

Phone Scam Hits Market

Police say someone scammed a Potter County store out of a couple thousand dollars. They say a man claiming to work for Vera Phone Company

Bfd Man Charged in Brass Knuckles Assault

A Bradford man is facing multiple charges after an attack with brass knuckles last Friday night at a party at a gravel pit off Pine

Man Charged With Theft By Deception

A St. Marys man is accused of taking more than $3,000 from a Kersey woman as partial payment for a home improvement project, but never

Parolee Tries to Run From Deputies

An Olean man, wanted on a parole violation, was apprehended Tuesday after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies.  31 year-old Matthew Krysick, while being place in a

PSP: Mom Stole Child’s Meds

A woman is accused of stealing 27 prescription pills that were prescribed for her child. Court records say an employee of Beacon Light on East

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