Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on January 10, 2018
Three men have been charged with First Degree Murder in the death of former Attica Prison guard William Reiss.
Reiss, originally from Alexander, was shot to death in his Polk City Florida home last week.
Authorities in Polk City said all three men were from Mobile, Alabama
Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said one of the three, 18 year old Gerjuan Jackson, had met Bill Reiss previously
Once inside, Judd said Jackson pulled a gun and shot Bill Reiss in the head four times.
Sheriff Judd said Jackson and his two accomplices all confessed.
They are being held in Mobile awaiting extradition to Florida.
Long-time Notre Dame High School football coach Rick Mancuso has announced his retirement from coaching.
Coach Mancuso’s retirement ends a 37- year relationship with ND football during which he coached for 22 seasons and spent the other 15 as a key member of the football program’s support staff.
During his Notre Dame career as head coach, Mancuso’s teams qualified for sectional competition in 9 of his 13 seasons as Varsity Football Coach, winning Sectional Championships in 2006 and 2012, advancing to the title game on three other occasions and winning 3 GR League championships.
A Flood Watch has been posted for this afternoon through late Friday night.
The National Weather Service is issuing the Flood Watch for Genesee, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties.
Forecasters say a warming airmass combined with rain and snowmelt will present a risk of ice jam flooding.
Rainfall during the watch period will average a quarter to half an inch.