Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on October 28, 2019
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind Watch for most of Western New York, including Genesee County.
The weather service says the watch is in effect from this Thursday evening, Halloween night, through Friday night.
Southwest winds of 35 to 45 miles per hour are forecast, with gusts up to 60.
The investigation continues this afternoon into a small plane crash in LeRoy.
The six passenger single engine plane crash landed at the LeRoy Airport yesterday.
The pilot, 48 year old John Yates of Canandaigua, his wife and two children suffered what were described as minor injuries. Deputies said the plane failed to take off and struck an embankment, coming to rest in a grassy area off the end of the airstrip.
The aircraft sustained significant damage.
Batavia Police bust two local residents for felony DWI.
46 year old Joseph Dispenza of Maple Street was arrested Saturday following a motorcycle crash last August on Bank Street in Batavia.
Dispenza is facing a count of Aggravated DWI and was released with appearance tickets for City Court on November 6th.
23 year old Cameron Demaison of Trumbull Parkway was also arrested and charged with Aggravated DWI following a traffic complaint on North Street in the City.
A Former Sabre is battling stomach cancer. Dale Hawerchuk announced his diagnosis over the weekend, saying that he is undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Hawerchuk is a Hall of Famer who was inducted in 2001. He played for Winnipeg, Buffalo, St. Louis, and Philadelphia.