Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on August 20, 2018
A LeRoy man jailed following a domestic incident.
35 year old Mikhail MacPherson of Gully Road is accused of preventing his victim from leaving the home and using their phone to call for help.
MacPherson is charged with Menacing and unlawful imprisonment.
The investigation is underway into what happened moments before a deadly motorcycle crash in Henrietta.
Witnesses told police the motorcyclist may have been speeding before hitting a car at the intersection of East Henrietta Road and Lehigh Station Road last night.
That person, whose name hasn’t been released, was taken to the hospital but later died. Police do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
PHOTO: Chris Brush Courtesy: The Batavian
Another black bear sighting in Genesee County.
This one spotted in a cornfield in the Town of Alabama.
Chris Brush said he was on his way to church yesterday morning with his family when the bear lumbered across Judge Road between Gorton and Maple.
Brush snapped a picture – it’s on our website.
Governor Cuomo is continuing to criticize President Trump.
During a speech in Brooklyn, Cuomo called Trump’s America one of division and intolerance. The governor raised eyebrows last week while questioning Trump for his opinions and track record on women’s rights and immigrants before claiming America was never that great.
Tracy Avenue in Batavia the next local road to get some reconstruction.
Tracy Ave. motorists will experience delays and lane reductions tomorrow from 7 until 5 for cold milling of the pavement.
The work is weather dependent and could be re-scheduled if it rains.