Gerace confirms 61 year-old woman's death in Westfield a possible homicide...

Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace is calling the death of a woman who was found dead at a location on Titus Road in the town of Westfield Wednesday a possible homicide.  Deputies were called to the scene about 4:30 PM.  Gerace says the investigation into the death of the 61-year-old woman is continuing... and they are not releasing a lot details at this point including the woman's identity.  He says they want to make sure that they've contacted all of her family.  Gerace says it appears she died of a gun-shot wound... but, adds they are awaiting an autopsy being conducted at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo.  Gerace says investigators continue to work on the case around the clock.


One dozen SUNY Campuses to be equiped with Heroin Antidote...

Public safety officers on 12 State University of New York campuses will soon be equipped with the heroin antidote naloxone.  State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the $27,000 in funding will come from a program that reimburses police departments with money seized from drug dealers and other criminals.  The SUNY Campuses receiving the funding are:  Buffalo, Purchase, Potsdam, Cortland, Oswego, Albany, Geneseo, Adirondack, Canton, Utica/Rome, Farmingdale and New Paltz.  In all... 258 campus officers -- nearly half of SUNY's force -- will carry the kits that can instantly reverse the effects of an opioid or heroin overdose.  Schneiderman says multiple students have overdosed on SUNY campuses over the past year.

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WJTN News Headlines for July 19, 2019

The heat wave that has been roasting much of the United States in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend.....   Commu...

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