Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on August 6, 2021
One of the women who came forward to accuse Governor Cuomo of inappropriate touching her on multiple occasions has taken her complaint to the police after the state attorney general refused to press charges after finding that Cuomo did commit the actions that 11 women accused him of. The woman, who is Cuomo’s Executive Assistant no 1, said that the governor intentionally touched her on the butt and breasts, kissed her forcibly multiple times, grabbed and rubbed her butt during a selfie, and slapped her butt on a tour of the Executive Mansion. Albany Sheriff Craig Apple confirmed that she has filed criminal complaints against Cuomo.
The 2 teens charged in the indiscriminate shooting at a Lockport party in October of 2020 have plead guilty. They were caught after firing a pistol though a closed door into the garage of a house where a Halloween party was going on, injuring 5 people and killing 20 year old Cheyenne Farewell. The two boys, 16 and 17, plead guilty to 2nd degree murder, 2 counts of 1st degree assault, 2 counts of 2nd degree assault, 1 count of criminal possession of a weapon, and 1 count of 1st degree reckless endangerment. The boy who pulled the trigger could get 20 years to life and the accomplice could get up to 25 years in prison.
The Buffalo Bisons are offering free tickets to healthcare workers for their August and 14th and 15th games. If you are a healthcare worker and show your employer Id during the Bisons home opening weekend you can get 2 free tickets at the Sahlen Field box office. For the game on August 14, the first 2,000 fans will receive a replica Buffalo Bisons jersey, and kids will be able to run the bases after the game on August 15. Both games will be played at 1:05 p.m. against the Rochester Red Wings. Regular tickets are 10 dollars.