Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on August 13, 2018
The woman arrested for vehicular manslaughter in the hit and run death of a young man on Sumner Road in Darien, was charged with drunk driving less than an hour after the fatal incident.
Authorities didn’t realize at the time 48 year old Jennifer Serrano was arrested for DWI Saturday night that she would be implicated the death of 18 year old Conner Lynsky of Hinkley, New York.
Serrano refused a breathalyzer test and was released on bail.
Lynsky was struck and killed early Sunday morning while walking along Sumner Road following the Jason Aldean concert.
His body was found almost 12 hours later after friends became concerned that he had not returned from the concert.
Serrano is being held in the Genesee county Jail on $100,000 bail.
Batavia will learn the name of its new city manager tonight.
Council is expected to vote on a three year contract with the manager candidate whose name will not be made public until minutes before the vote.
The manager has been offered 110-thosuand a year, a car and 10-thosuand dollars in re-location expense reimbursement.
President Trump is signing a defense authorization act named after Arizona Senator John McCain at Fort Drum army base in upstate New York.
But Trump, who has been at odds with McCain over the years, did not mention the Arizona Senator by name during his remarks to the troops.
Governor Cuomo will part ways with an eagle feather after apparently breaking the law by taking it from an upstate lake. Last week, Cuomo recalled being with his family on Lake Saranac and grabbing an eagle feather from the water and keeping it after the bird swooped in by their canoe. Federal law says it’s illegal for non-Native Americans to have eagle parts. A Cuomo spokesperson says the family was unaware of the regulation at the time and Cuomo will either put it back in the water.