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Written by WBTA STAFF on March 5, 2019
Woman struck by a vehicle during police pursuit through Alabama.
A police chase that stretched across two counties ended with a woman in the hospital after she was struck by a vehicle on Judge Road.
The pursuit which began and ended in Orleans County made a pass through the Alabama area when a woman was reportedly struck.
The accident was first reported at around quarter to midnight last night with Alabama Fire and Mercy EMS called to Judge Road for the female victim.
The pursuit concluded just before midnight as the vehicle reportedly left Genesee County was briefly lost by Orleans County Patrols and then ultimately located.
State Police reportedly had the vehicle impounded and at last report the woman was transported to Erie County Medical Center.
No word on her condition as of this morning.
Governor Cuomo’s gun control measures continue as a new gun safety bill awaits his signature.
Yesterday state legislators passed a measure that will require people to keep their guns locked up if a child under the age of 16 is in their home.
Anyone caught breaking the law will be charged with a misdemeanor.
Safely stored guns are only required if someone in a home is federally banned from owning one under the current state law.
Dangerous driving lands a Corfu man behind bars.
30 year old Brian Wilson of Corfu was arrested after allegedly driving without headlights on two separate occasions early Monday morning on Route 104 and Lake Avenue in Williamson according to Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputies.
Lawmen allege he was driving at a high rate of speed on Lake Avenue and in both incidents before sunrise, during snowy weather conditions.
Wilson was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment and remanded to Wayne County Jail in lieu of bail.
The Genesee Valley Educational Partnership has celebrated the graduation of 23 students from its School of Practical Nursing program.
Of these 23 students, 18 students graduated with high honors which is a 90 percent or above.
Students took part in the 12-month, 12-hundred hour program that is certified by the New York State Education Department and designed to prepare graduates for their examination to become a Licensed Practical Nurse.
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli will be getting involved in this year’s state budget process.
Today, he’s expected to announce a binding revenue estimate for state lawmakers and the governor to work with as they try and strike a deal.
Both sides are trying to figure out how much money will go towards things like health care and education.
The end of the fiscal year is March 31st.
Hillary Clinton is making it official, saying she will not run for president in 2020.
She tells News 12 Westchester that she is ruling out another presidential bid and instead plans to take an “active role” by working with fellow Democratic candidates who are running.
The former New York Senator, First Lady and Secretary of State vowed to do everything she can to help Democrats win back the White House.