Evening news Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on February 7, 2018
Another 100 cases of the flu have been reported in Genesee County.
The flu season started September 1st. The latest cases brings the season total to 250.
The county health department says last year, total flu cases locally numbered only 53.
The department continues to urge those who have not received a flu shot to get one, since some protection is better than none at all.
A Rochester man arrested for a robbery in Avon and threatening to shoot the store clerk if he called police.
Livingston County Deputies have collared 30 year old John Washburn of Rochester for allegedly robbing the Dutch Hollow Market in east Avon last Saturday.
The clerk told deputies that the suspect walked in and demanded money from the cash register. The clerk also said the suspect threatened to shoot him if he called the cops.
Washburn was arrested yesterday and jailed without bail due to prior felony convictions in the state of Arizona.
An Akron man is behind bars for allegedly slugging a guy with a baseball bat in Batavia.
Police say 31 year old Ismael Laffosse of Fisk Road in Akron struck used a bat to beat a man during a fracas late last month on Apollo Drive.
Laffosse was also charged with damaging his victim’s property.
Ticket prices are going up for Buffalo Bills season ticket holders.
The Bills say they increased season ticket prices by an average of three-percent.
The Bills claim their season tickets are still some of the best-priced in the NFL.