Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on April 25, 2018
A 64 year old Orleans County pilot remains in guarded condition at Strong Hospital with burns suffered in the crash of his experimental helicopter.
Alan Heard of Waterport was burned on his head and chest when his ultra-light helicopter crashed shortly after taking off yesterday from the Gaines Valley Airport in Carlton.
Mark Bennett, who had stopped to watch the take-off, helped Heard get out of the fiery wreckage snuffed out flames that were burning the pilot’s clothing.
The Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said the FAA has secured parts of the aircraft and recovered a video camera which may contain footage of the crash.
Visitor Restrictions have been lifted at UMMC.
As confirmed flu cases decline throughout our area, visitor restrictions have been lifted at all Rochester Regional Health hospitals including Rochester General and UMMC in Batavia.
It looks like the end of the road for Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio and her judicial career.
The Commission on Judicial Conduct says hat she should be removed as a judge.
In 2016 Astacio was convicted of drunk driving and was most recently charged with a felony.
Astacio could remain an elected judge for up to three to five more months pending appeals.
Legendary Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is coming back to Buffalo today. He’s been in New York City for nearly a month recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from his jaw.