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Heavy snowfall making a difficult drive this morning.
A Lake Effect Snow Advisory remains in effect for the region following the heavy band of snowfall this morning.
According to the National Weather Service Genesee, Orleans and Niagara Counties will stay under the snow advisory until 11 o’clock this morning with accumulations expected up to four inches in some areas.
Winds out of the northwest are predicted at 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 40.
Watch out for blowing snow and slick road conditions on your morning drive.

Lockport woman arrested for street fighting in the city.
26 year old Katrina Drake of Locust Street in Lockport was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation following a complaint at a Summit Street residence in Batavia early yesterday morning.
Drake was allegedly fighting people in the road at around 1 o’clock Sunday morning.
She was given an appearance ticket returnable to Batavia City Court on February 27th.

Two out-of-towners busted for shoplifting at Kohl’s only minutes apart.
25 year old Chevon Duryea of Nunda (nun-day) was picked up for allegedly shoplifting from the department store shortly after 3 p.m. on Friday.
Duryea was also allegedly in possession of a hypodermic instrument and was ultimately charged with Petit Larceny and Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument.
Only 30 minutes later in a separate incident 32 year old Carl Goossens of Leicester was also arrested and charged with Petit Larceny.
Goossens allegedly walked out of the store past all points of purchase with nearly 4 hundred dollars’ worth of merchandise without paying.
Both Duryea and Goossens were given appearance tickets for Batavia Town Court on March 13th.

Fatal accident in Alexander remains under investigation.
The single car crash occurred Saturday night just before 9 in the Town of Alexander on Seward Road.
The driver Jayson Dersham of East Main Street Road in Batavia was
pronounced dead at the scene.
Dersham was northbound on Seward Road when he left the roadway struck a tree and spun out before coming to rest.

The search at Conesus Lake for two missing snowmobilers is set to resume soon. 
The search began yesterday morning after the two men were reportedly last seen by their families Friday. 
The Livingston County sheriff's office says that deputies found snowmobile tracks going onto the frozen lake and there are weak areas in the ice. 
Sheriff Dougherty says at this point if they're in the water all they can do is bring the bodies back for their families.

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