Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on February 6, 2018
The National Weather Service has now issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Genesee County.
The advisory takes effect early tomorrow morning until early Thursday morning.
The advisory warns of heavy snow and difficult travel conditions especially during the morning commute.
Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are expected.
A state senator is calling for a law that will force companies to better package laundry detergent pods after a trend of young people eating the toxic item. It’s expected to be talked about by lawmakers today in Albany. Senator Brad Hoylman says it’s outrageous that Proctor and Gamble still hasn’t made Tide pods safer. Hoylman points out on Twitter that there’ve been thousands of incidents with children nationally and a growing trend called the Tide pod challenge where teens intentionally put them in their mouths sometimes leading to hospitalization.
23 year old Victoria Young was arrested last month and charged with first degree sexual abuse and use of a child in a sexual performance.
Police have said that Young is related to the child but they did not say how.
A stay away order has been issued barring Young from any contact with the child.
A Medina man jailed without bail for an alleged illegal gun sale.
50 year old Dino Callara of Slade Road in Medina was arrested following an investigation that he illegally possessed and sold a gun in last November. Callara is barred from possessing firearms because he is a two time felony offender.
A Darien man accused of dozing off on drugs while driving in Elba.
Deputies received a report of an illegally parked vehicle on Batavia Elba Townline Road. The driver was apparently passed out behind the wheel.
He was identified as 19 year old Nicholas Schafer of Broadway Road in Darien.
He was arrested and charged with driving while impaired by drugs.
A SUNY Geneseo employee and his daughter are record winners on an TV game show.
Last night on “The Wall,” Kirk and Brooke Spangler won more than one-point-four-million-dollars. Kirk is an associate director at SUNY Geneseo, but the two are originally from Allegheny County.