Law & Justice

June 16, 2021

OLEAN, NY — A special prosecutor has concluded that no criminal charges are warranted against an Olean police officer who fired shots during a high-speed pursuit on March 28. Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori P. Rieman announced the results of the special prosecutor's investigation ...

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BUFFALO, NY — The retired pastor of the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels in Olean has been placed on administrative leave by Buffalo Bishop Michael W. Fisher following allegations that he was one of three priests who abused a child in the 1990s. The diocese announced the decision to place the ...

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Upper Allegheny Health System (UAHS) has agreed to pay $2.7 million to resolve False Claim Act allegations related to dental clinics it operates in Western New York and Pennsylvania. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. and New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the settlement ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — Two faculty members in the university's Jandoli School of Communication discussed the Derek Chauvin verdict Tuesday night. In a video posted by the Jandoli Institute, Richard Lee, the institute's executive director, interviewed Carole McNall, an attorney and an assistant ...

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OLEAN, NY — Demonstrators gathered on the fringes of Lincoln Park between 6:30 and 8:30 Saturday evening to protest police brutality against people of color and to lobby for social justice. Approximately 20 protesters, coming and going over the two-hour period, displayed signs hand lettered with ...

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BUFFALO, NY — An Olean woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, butyryl fentanyl, according to U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. Mary Kettle, 36, Olean, faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine. Assistant U.S.

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