Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 22, 2019
House Fire in Lyndonville led to the rescue of one person.
A working house fire was reported at around quarter to five this morning at on Roosevelt Highway in Lyndonville.
The fire was reportedly under control shortly after 6 this morning.
There was one occupant of the residence that was saved from the flames by firefighters as an ambulance was called to respond.
The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
A Batavia man collared for possession of stolen property
State Police tell WBTA that 24 year old Ronald Murray has been charged with a Class A Misdemeanor for an incident in the Town of Batavia earlier this summer.
Murrary is being held in the Genesee County Jail.
The state’s GOP chairman wants a special election in the 27th Congressional District to be held sooner rather than later.
Nick Langworthy says making sure Western New York is represented in Congress is important, considering all the debate around President Trump’s possible impeachment.
The seat has been open since ex-Republican Congressman Chris Collins pleaded guilty to federal insider trading charges.
Governor Cuomo’s office hasn’t said when a special election could take place.
A member of the Miami Dolphins says he regrets an incident with a Buffalo Bills fan. Bobby McCain got into an altercation with a fan who said McCain spit on him after the Dolphins lost to the Bills at New Era Field Sunday. McCain also allegedly threatened to spit on a 13-year-old boy before the game started. The Dolphins say McCain will be punished, and he apologized for what happened while talking with reporters yesterday. The Buffalo News reports the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and NFL are looking into the incident.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, the City of Batavia and Village of LeRoy Police Departments will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving during the Halloween weekend.
The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on Thursday October 31st and will end on Sunday November 3rd.
State Police, County and municipal law enforcement will be out in force.