Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on November 20, 2019
The subject of a 20 hour police standoff on Liberty Street earlier this week has been identified.
45 year old Daniel Wolfe of 209 Liberty has been charged criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and harassment.
He is currently being held in the Genesee County Jail without bail.
In a statement released today, Assistant Batavia Police Chief Todd Crossett said that Wolfe wanted police to kill him.
Wolfe allegedly fired shots at police from a BB rifle, and attempted to stab a police dog.
Wolfe was originally taken to Strong Hospital after he surrendered peacefully yesterday morning.
Upon his release from the hospital he was taken into police custody, arraigned in Batavia City Court and jailed.
New York’s Senior Senator Chuck Schumer has now weighed in on a plan by Major League Baseball that would eliminate the Muckdogs from professional ball.
Schumer says the plan has the potential to draw the attention of Congress because baseball enjoys an exemption from anti-trust laws. Congress has the power to overturn that exemption.
During a telephone news conference today, Schumer cited the importance of minor league baseball…
Major League Baseball has proposed eliminating 42 minor league teams as a means of reducing the cost of player development.
Parents in the Albion Central School District are expressing concern after three students were arrested as part of a plot to attack the middle school. Some parents said their children were shaken up after it was revealed the three students were planning to use explosives and guns against their fellow students and staff.
The superintendent says extra patrols have been added as a precaution. The three students involved have been suspended and are receiving counseling.