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News Update for Thurs., Jan. 8, 2014

New Lake Effect Snow Warning issued from late tonight through Saturday afternoon...

Another round of lake effect snow will be hitting the area Friday... and, could dump up to two feet of snow over portions of Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.  The National Weather Service is continuing a Lake Effect Snow Warning from 10 this evening, until 1 p.m. Saturday for both counties.  Forecaster Dave Thomas in Buffalo says a general snow will move into the area tonight.  Thomas says expect a couple of inches of snow.  He says Lake Effect bands will then develop... and, begin dropping into Chautauqua County early Friday.  One to two feet of snow is possible along the Chautauqua Ridge... and, Northern portions of the counties.

Slippery conditions trigger accidents, and cars off the road today...

There have been a handful of minor traffic accidents due to slippery roads accentuated by our bitterly cold temperatures and blowing snow.  The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office reports a tractor-trailer jacknifed on Interstate 86 in the town of Sherman late this morning... and, left westbound lanes between Sherman and Findley Lake were closed for about 1 1/2 hours.  Deputies say a few cars went of the road due to the accident.  In addition... we've had reports of several cars off the road today across Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties.  No injuries have been reported... but, police are advising motorists to drive with extreme caution.

City man arrested for allegedly trying to rob Rite Aid store in Brooklyn Square...

A Jamestown man has been arrested for allegedly trying to rob a downtown pharmacy and convenience store late last night.  City police were called to the Rite Aid store at 50 South Main St. shortly after 11 p.m. on a reports of an attempted robbery.  JPD Captain Harry Snellings says store personnel tell them a man entered the store with what appeared to be a gun... but, he then fled the scene in an unknown direction with no money.  JPD K-9 Mitchell was brought to the scene... and, tracked the suspect -- identified as 31 year-old Timothy Thomas -- to a location at 207 Spring Street.  City police, along with Sheriff's officers, and Lakewood-Busti Police, were able to arrest Thomas... who is charged with first-degree robbery, second-degree menacing, and criminal use of a firearm.  He's being held pending arraignment.