Week In Review: A Look Back At This Week’s Trending Stories


JAMESTOWN – WNYNewsNow’s Jonathan Schultz with a look back at this week’s trending stories. The stories are sorted by viewership and interaction.

At number five, a 17 year-old Jamestown High School Student was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after police said he tried to rekindle a past relationship that violated the order of protection.  

At number four, none of us will forget the frigid temperatures the polar vortex brought us this past week. New York State Police advised “no unnecessary travel” during the storm.



Our coverage of the stormhas been shared a collective 856 times and viewed by over 45,000 people.

At number three, a City of Jamestown man is headed back to court.

James Chapman was indictedon counts of child pornography last year.



He will appear in court February 11th to face numerous countsincluding prostitution, visual depictions, and false statements made to the FBI.

Coming in at number two, Jamestown Police continue to look into a shooting on the city’s north side.

Officers told WNYNewsNow aperson was shot in the face in a drive by shooting early Wednesday morning.

The victim is now instable condition at UMPC Hamot.

The suspect is stillunaccounted for, police did locate the suspected vehicle in the crime. We willcontinue to update this story as we learn more.

Topping the charts at number one, two parents were taken into custody and charged with multiple counts of endangering the welfare of a child after Jamestown Police said they found unfit living conditions at an E. 6th Street house.

Police said they responded to the house of 42-year-old Michael Patterson Sr. and 38-year-old Erica Hunson for a welfare check.

While on scene, officers said they observed the living conditions were unfit and determined that the children did not have proper food in the house.

The duo will answer to thecharges at a later date.

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