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Entries for March 2016

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Routine traffic stop in the Town of Avon reveals Kentucky fugitive

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23 year old Bergen man arrested for allegedly selling pot to an agent of the Genesee County Drug Task Force.

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30 year old Jennifer Moore of Tracy Ave in Batavia was arrested on a Genesee County Grand Jury indictment.

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"With recent events, we have decided that it would be prudent to fully examine our fundraising activities to make sure that they are compliant with all applicable rules, regulations and laws."

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Both King and McCoy are facing charges if Grand Larceny in the 4th degree and Conspiracy in the 5th. 

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  • Police investigate theft of surgical equipment from UMMC,
  • former hospital employee is suspected...
  • Murder suspect Charlene Mess found competent to stand trial

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  • suspected stolen instruments offered for sale on eBay...
  • Value of stolen equipment could approach $300,000

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According to Wyoming County District Attorney Donald O’Geen she has been found competent to stand trial.

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Legislation preventing level 2 & 3 sex offenders from obtaining employment in amusement parks and a bill requiring certain sex offenders to report their employment addresses. Both were blocked from being voted on by the Assembly Majority.

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As the van pulled away from the scene Brian allegedly hung on to the driver side window as the van backed up flinging him off, the driver apparently then ran over him causing serious injury.
 

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New York already spends more in Medicaid than any other state, more than $54 billion, and is the only state in the nation that forces a majority of the expenses onto counties.

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  • Batavia V-A marks 50th anniversary of Vietnam War...
  • Suspicious envelope sent to Sen. Gallivan came from Wende...
  • Erie County 9-1-1 system not working this morning

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Veteran Vincent Schollard of Corfu: “We are a strong group of men and women and I'm deeply proud to be a part of that, and I thank you for your service, welcome home my brothers.” 

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Officers seized numerous drugs including Adderall, Xanax, hash, Marijuana THC capsules along with THC food products, and over $2,800 in cash.

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  • Vibrant Batavia's fate may depend on an auction...
  • City reaches new franchise deal with Time Warner, the first in 23 years...
  • Gov bans state travel to North Carolina

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28

Gay was charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and charges for Escape may be pending.

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Justine M. Reed of Batavia, Carrington E. Wells of Caledonia, Stuart A. Sousa of Caledonia all received scholarships of $250.

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The Home Show will be open Friday, April 1 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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  • Batavia reaches franchise agreement with Time-Warner...
  • Batavia Fire Dept. wants new ladder truck, price tag: $1-million...
  • Wind advisory posted until tomorrow morning

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4,000 eggs are picked in minutes

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  • Schumer speaks on Dairy trade with Canada
  • Holly PD on the lookout for attemped kidnapping suspects
  • The Genesee County Sheriff's Dept. announces three new deputies join the ranks

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Mandating these physicians to adopt costly and cumbersome technologies that, so far, have proven to be extremely challenging may cause many long time physicians to give up patient care altogether.

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25

Justine M. Reed, Carrington E. Wells and Stuart A. Sousa were all awarded $250.00 scholarships.

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"About 20 percent of the milk processed here goes to Canada and that's why I'm here today because Canada is trying to put in a new rule that would just be devastating for O-AT-KA and for out dairy farmers throughout New York”

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  • Schumer to be in Batavia, protect O-AT-KA...
  • Today is Good Friday, some government offices closed...
  • NYS Fishing Season opens in one week

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24 year old Sean Fleming is accused of stealing property from his girlfriend’s father’s residence in Caledonia.

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No one, including the Board, wants to raise tuition if they don't have to.

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  • At least two of his victims were from Batavia,
  • Placed in his home by Family Court

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  • Genesee Co. deputies get retroactive pay raise...
  • Albion man gets four years for importing drug from China...
  • Schumer wants lead testing of Day Care centers

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The Sheriffs’ Camp, in its 40th year of operation, is located on Keuka Lake and 840 children from across New York State attend each summer.

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"Moving away from the rhetoric, the fact is this; a $15.7 billion dollar hike on our state’s employers is simply untenable."

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Randall allegedly broke a cell phone and punched his fist through a television set during the incident.

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  • Fire damages home in LeRoy...
  • Byron man, on probation, facing weapons charges...
  • Mixed Martial Arts about to be approved in NYS

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Individuals from Genesee ARC participated in a food drive and have been volunteering to give back to their community.

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  • 67 year old man allegedly gave five girls pot and liquor...
  • forced them to undress and took pictures of them...
  • then sexually abused them

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  • Kendall man arrested for allegedly abusing five girls...
  • Farm Bureau leaders oppose $15 minimum wage...
  • Schumer backs bill to allow disabled to live more independently

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21

Palermo drove off the road into a driveway then through several lawns. 

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During booking his fingerprints revealed his true identity as 35 year old Ronald E. Bunk with a "U" not 40 year old Harvey Bonk with an "O".

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All four occupants were charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree for either possessing crack cocaine or heroin along with several being charges with Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument as well. 

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A recent report by Farm Credit East estimated that by 2021 nearly 2,000 farms in the state would no longer be profitable.

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  • Elba Fire Dept. spokesman says Onion Festival and Car Raffle are called off...
  • Department blames lack of interest by ride operators

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  • County Health Department issues flu alert...
  • Elba Fire Dept. cancels car raffle and amusement rides

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  • Flu cases are on the rise
  • Not too late to get a flu shot
  • Everyone over the age of six months should be immunized

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  • It is now Spring, but it doesn't feel like it.
  • 3 arrested on various crimes.
  • Question marks surrounding the Elba Onion Festival.

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19
  •  Wyoming County woman pleads not guilty to murder
  • 21 year old woman in the Wyoming County lockup for rape
  • No car raffle at the Elba Onion Festivalk

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Palma later admitted to lying about his identity as he had three active arrest warrants issued to him.
 

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18

The CDC confirms that one cause of microcephaly is from a woman being close to or touching toxins during pregnancy.

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  • Small earthquake near Attica...
  • House damaged by fire in Alabama...
  • Perry woman pleads not-guilty to murder

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Registers 1.7 on the Richter scale

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17

Rinehart was charged with two felony DWAI’s, a Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Reckless Driving and traffic violations.

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The ticket is worth $64,913.50
 

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Hawley is co-sponsoring two bills which would allow charitable organizations holding raffles to accept checks and credit cards.

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The total cost estimate for the new Student Success Center and the Event Center combined is $21,476,070.

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  • Re-development plans revealed for Ellicott St,
  • project marks first use of new "BP2" fund...
  • Wind Advisory posted later today

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  • City development officials name developer for the former Della Penna and Santy's Tire property...
  • Plans call for transforming part of Della Penna property into restaurant and brewery...
  • Future plans call for retail, office and light manufacturing space 

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56 year old Bill Thomas of Batavia was arrested for felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree and menacing a police officer.

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The Committee is proud to announce unanimous support for Congressional candidate, Diana Kastenbaum.

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  • Knife wielding man tasered following domestic dispute on State St...
  • New principal selected for Batavia Middle School...
  • Major development to be revealed for Ellicott St.

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Man puts himself between officer and his knife wielding brother

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Busse has been charges again with the same crime with yet another 14 year old girl.

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Suspect jail in lieu of $1,000 bail

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Sims remains hospitalized and will face several felony charges upon his release.

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Valdes was charged with Exposure of a Person, Harassment in the 2nd degree, Obstruction of Governmental Administration and Resisting Arrest.

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  • City Council approves budget and management pay raises...
  • Two Oakfield men jailed for robbing convenience store...
  • Darien Lake to hold Job Fair

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Resort needs to fill 2,000 positions

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21 year old Tyler Penepent and 21 year old Justin Smith both of Oakfield have been arrested and charged with Robbery in the First Degree.

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  • Robert P. McJury
  • Barry G. Miller
  • Uletha M. Jones

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Three local students win $1,000 scholarship

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  • 7 - 11 Store held-up in Oakfield...
  • Teenager arrested for attempted rape of 10 year old
  • Orleans County family burned out of their home

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Two masked men entered the 7-11 on Main St. early this morning.

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Two masked men entered the store early this morning

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  • 17 year arrested for attempted rape of a 10 year old girl
  • Batavia man arrested for actions of his dog
  • Alexander 8th. grader best speller

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The teen was charged with Criminal Sexual Act, Attempted Rape and Sexual Abuse all in the 1st degree.

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28 year old Bonnie Cortright of Summit Street and 19 year old Loren Gavenda of Shepard Road were charged with Petit Larceny.

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24 year old Duty Caswell of Hutchins Place was arrested for the charge of Dog at Large.

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The driver 33 year old Jeffery Rose of Clyde was charged with a Felony DWI.

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Meeting to be held Saturday, Mar 19 at Holland Land Office

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  • LeRoy High School closed today, boiler problem...
  • Prison inmate escapes in Warsaw..
  • Proposal: paper, not plastic, in Erie County

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  • Boiler problem closes the high school.
  • Wolcott Elementary is open

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"My main focuses this year are restoring parity to infrastructure funding, restoring the Gap Elimination Adjustment (GEA) funds taken from our schools in 2010, and aiding our struggling small businesses."

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Rovito escaped from law enforcement briefly while receiving medical treatment at the Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw.

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24 year old Davin Bonner allegedly resisted officers, ultimately having to be subdued and placed in restraints.

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  • Man stabbed, robbed on East Main...
  • Felony DWI lodged following Liberty St. rollover...
  • Hawley presses Guv for more CHIPS

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Call to increase CHIPS by $250 million raising the total funds to $688.1 million in the 2016 -2017 state budget. 
 

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Mountzourus was charged with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. 

 

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The qualifying students must be active at the Genesee County Fair or The New York State Showpeople’s Association.

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09

34 year old Jason Hammond of Ross Street, Batavia allegedly rolled his vehicle on Liberty Street in the city early Sunday morning.

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09

Help prevent and reduce the harm from wandering by children with developmental disabilities, including Autism.  
 

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Paris, an 11 month old bloodhound and her handler, Trooper Frank Velletta are the newest members of the NYS Police K9 Unit.

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09
  • Jobless rate continues to improve in Genesee County...
  • Search down to two for Batavia Middle School principal...
  • YMCA partners-up with UMMC

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She also was charged for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance after it was discovered she had allegedly hidden heroin in a body cavity.

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Upon a subsequent search of the vehicle twelve bags of heroin were also located inside.

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Mar is said to have supplied significant quantities of meth to a drug trafficking network operating in Western New York.

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08
  • Sheriff's deputy shot at in Byron,
  • man charged with attempted murder of police officer...
  • Wyoming County man shot by police identified

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55 year old David Michael O’Connor of Byron was taken into custody without incident.

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The hand gun recovered was not loaded and was never discharged during the incident.

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Stuver was charged with a Felony DWI due to prior convictions along with multiple Vehicle and Traffic Law violations.

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It was discovered that Mosher had his 11 year old son in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

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  • Wyoming County man shot by police...
  • Clergy endorse Cuomo's "Fight for Fairness"
  • Schumer calls for crackdown on robocalls

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  • Both area teams loose in their respective state tournaments.
  • A truck rollover injures the driver.
  • A chilly start for a Sunday morning, but warmer temperatures are coming.

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State Police responded to secure the scene and reported the vehicle was a box trailer that was hauling paint.

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05
  • 11 year boy facing rabies treatment, mother seeks help in finding dog
  • Wyoming County Community Health System recives $20 million dollars in NYS funding
  • Darien man in jail for breaking a female's arm with a board and for growing pot 

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The driver of the truck allegedly cut the female victim with a knife before pushing her out of the moving vehicle.

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Deputies say Smith failed to yield right of way, proceeding into the intersection where her vehicle was hit head on by the tanker truck.
 

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A pair of Genesee Community College swimming records were broken on Thursday night at day two of the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championships.

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  • GCEDC approves tax break for Darien Lake...
  • Genesee County GOP endorses Zambito, Sheron, Collins...
  • Winning Lottery ticket sold in Batavia

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"We often just handle the bad calls, but when something good like this happens, it makes you proud."

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A traffic stop of the vehicle revealed the driver to be 24 year old Evan Vanskiver of Hilton.

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Genesee County made the list at number 4, up from their rank of 33rd last year.

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The ticket is worth $32,615.
 

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21 year old Triton Drock of Buell street Batavia is charged with Failure to register change of address within ten days.

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Thompson is facing a Class E Felony charge for Failure to Register and Verify. 

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Agustin was convicted in 2009 for two counts of Forcible Rape and Assault with a Deadly Weapon out of California and was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

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22 year old Joshua Mcguire of Albion has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

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  • Car-house accident in Elba...
  • LeRoy Police: Domestic dispute ends with male-half run over by her...
  • Mexican citizen arrested trying to import meth to East Bethany

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Irish not out of it yet

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Next stop Buff State Far West Regional

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Upon further investigation of her vehicle deputies discovered heroin and a hypodermic needle.

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Founders Larry and Mary Kinney have partnered with Independent Living in Batavia to provide the underserved with mini art projects and other materials to inspire and connect with aspiring artists in the area. 

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While leaving the location Rose allegedly backed her vehicle up running over Scott then running him over again and dragging him while driving away. 

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Officers recovered over one hundred videos and images of which many are suspected child pornography.

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Kolokouris hired workers who were not certified to handle the hazardous material and did not provide any of the proper protective equipment. 

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The charge carries a minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum of life along with a 10 million dollar fine.
 

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  • Salt gradually clearing icy roads...
  • Train derailment in Chautauqua County...
  • Warsaw fireman charged with rape

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Lade Blue Devils outmatched by Mercy 60-34

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He allegedly approached the deputies with a weapon and after he refused several times to drop it he was tased. 

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"He was arrested for Rape Second and Endangering the Welfare of a Child after it was learned he had sexual contact with fourteen year old juvenile” 
 

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Cottone was arrested following a Motor Vehicle Accident and a domestic incident.

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The two have been arrested for allegedly locking their four-year old special needs daughter in a small room for days at a time.
 

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  • Winter Weather Advisory posted until tomorrow morning...
  • Mt. Morris couple arrested for locking special needs child in a room..
  • Opioid abuse forum held at BHS, 400 attend

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