Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on August 23, 2019
A sexual assault investigation at the SUNY Geneseo college campus has ended in arrest for a former student.
22 year old Philip Pang was arrested Wednesday on sexual abuse charges by investigators with the New York State Police Campus Sexual Assault Victims Unit.
Pang who currently resides downstate in Queens was a student at the Geneseo campus in 2014 and at the time of the reported incidents.
He was subsequently charged with first-degree criminal sexual act and first-degree sexual abuse for the alleged incident.
Deputies arrest a Warsaw woman for felony grand larceny.
Following investigation into an employee theft from a store in Geneseo Livingston County Deputies have taken a Warsaw woman into custody.
30 year old Chellcey Vetter is facing a felony count of fourth-degree grand larceny for allegedly stealing over $1,000 from a convenience store in Geneseo while she was working there from May through July of this year.
Vetter was accused of creating fake refunds, recording them as transactions and then pocketing the cash from the register.
She was ultimately released on her own recognizance.
Anyone interested in becoming a Batavia City Council person at-large has only one day left to submit letters to the City Republican committee.
The at-large seat is open because Adam Tabelski stepped down from his position as an at-large Council member after his wife Rachel was named assistant city manager.
Letters of interest in the at-large post must be emailed to GOP City Chairman David Saleh by this Saturday.
You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Union Street in Batavia is closed to all through traffic now through Friday, September 13th for construction including water main replacement, sidewalk installation and paving.
The closures will be between West Main Street & Richmond Avenue and Richmond Avenue & Oak Street.
Emergency response and residents of Union Street and Union Square will be permitted however all other motorist that regularly use Union Street are encouraged to seek alternative routes while the closure is in place.
The self-professed “Hottest Band in the World” is set to take the stage one final time in Western New York.
KISS will rock the Darien Lake Amphitheatre tonight as part of their farewell tour.
Tickets for the show are still available at the box office and through Live Nation.
The performance is set to start at 7:30 p.m.
The Buffalo Bills visit the Motor City tonight to try and keep their perfect preseason intact.
They’ll be in Detroit to take on the Lions at Ford Field.
Last week, the Bills beat the Carolina Panthers by a final score of 27 to 14.
Kickoff for tonight’s contest is set for 8 p.m.