Saeli arrested on Felony warrant, now jailed without bail...
The Dunkirk man facing a felony kidnapping charge stemming from an incident at a Fredonia-area store is now being held in the Chautauqua County Jail without bail.  Acting County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says that 38-year-old Samuel Saeli was picked up for violating probation for a forgery offense out of Erie County, New York.  Swanson says Saeli, who had posted bail on the kidnapping charge, was arrested last evening.  He says Saeli was arraigned on the charge late this morning in Chautauqua County Court and sent to the county lock-up.
 
Body of missing kayaker recovered in Lake Erie...
State Police divers have now recovered the body of a South Dayton man who went missing and was presumed drowned after his kayak was knocked over in rough conditions on Lake Erie last Tuesday night.  Sheriff Joe Gerace says 20 year-old Dylan Lathrop was kayaking with three other friends in Sunset Bay in the town of Hanover.  Gerace says it was near the entrance to Cattaraugus Creek... and, the Sheriff's Office reports Lathrop was found in that area about 10 this morning.  The recovery efforts on Wednesday were hampered by extremely poor visibility.  The recovery was made in approximately 16 feet of water. 
 

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Flames destroyed a vacant, condemned house on Jamestown's eastside early Tuesday morning.  City Fire Battlion Chief Chris Dahlgren says crews were called to the scene at 319 Haywood Street ab...

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