Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on April 20, 2018
Orleans County authorities continue to investigate the death of a mother and her son of possible carbon monoxide poisoning.
Deputies say they found the bodies of 38-year-old Joan Gillman and her 14-year-old son Wednesday night in Kendall.
Power to their house had been shut off for days and they were reportedly using a portable generator and propane powered appliances.
National Grid isn’t commenting on why the power had been shut off.
The new Bills schedule is out and they may face some challenges.
They open the 2018 season September ninth facing the Ravens in Baltimore.
Half the games Buffalo is scheduled to play are against teams that won more than half of their games last year.
The Bills have one Monday night football game this year playing the Patriots just before Halloween.
A Wyoming County corrections officer faces prison time after taking plea deal in drug smuggling case.
37 year old William Fannan of Orchard Park pleaded guilty to felony counts of Promoting Prison Contraband and Receiving a Bribe.
Fannan admitted he was paid to smuggle synthetic marijuana to two Wyoming County Jail inmates.
Fannan is expected to be sentenced to one and one third to three years in state prison avoiding a possible seven year sentence.
Batavia man stuck in jail after getting stuck in the mud.
36 year old Jason Anderson of South Main Street apparently got his vehicle stuck at Kibbe Park.
Instead of getting help, Police say Anderson stole another vehicle then tried to push his car. That ended with both vehicles getting stuck.
He was charged with grand larceny and possession of hypodermic needles.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is making a major push to decriminalize marijuana across the nation.
Schumer says that ultimately, it’s the right thing to do.
He’s introducing the bill next week which, if passed, would remove marijuana from the DEA’s list of controlled substances.
Schumer said he’s never tried pot and may be too old to, but “who knows.”