Morning News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 11, 2018
An Oakfield man has been named in a multiple count grand jury indictment accusing him of repeatedly raping a girl under the age of 13.
40 year old John Grabowski of Fisher Road, Oakfield, was originally arrested back in July but has now been accused of predatory sexual assault against a child and first degree rape.
The indictment accuses Grabowski of raping the child on several occasions over the past for the past two years.
A Livingston County assemblyman is the latest state lawmaker to run into legal trouble.
Federal officials say Joseph Errigo accepted bribes and introduced a bill to try and influence a development project.
The legislation reducing a local government’s control over certain projects never came up for a vote.
Errigo was arraigned yesterday and released.
His lawyer says he’s planning to look into whether the 80-year-old was in good mental and physical health when the alleged crimes happened.
The son of Prestige Limousine’s owner is out on bail after pleading not guilty to criminally negligent homicide. State Police arrested 28-year-old Nauman Hussain yesterday during a traffic stop. Investigators say Hussain knew the limo involved in the crash shouldn’t have been on the road since it recently failed an inspection. Troopers also say Hussain knew limo driver Scott Lisinicchia didn’t have the proper license to be behind the wheel.
Money has been pouring in to support the families of the 20 people killed in the Schoharie crash. GoFundMe pages for the victims have raised more than $565,000 in recent days.
Most of the money is being used to cover funeral and other expenses.
Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott is keeping quiet about rumors the team may be looking to trade running back LeSean McCoy. Yesterday, McDermott said the Bills get constant calls from other teams about dealing for the former Pro Bowler, but wouldn’t say much else.
Batavia City Hall is holding a meet and greet with new City Manager Marty Moore.
Moore will be available to meet the public from 4:30 until 7 on Wednesday, October 17th – just two days after he first arrives on the job.
The reception will be held in the city council board room at city hall.