Evening News Briefing

Written by on May 8, 2018

Another sex scandal is rocking the New York political landscape after New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s resignation. Eliot Spitzer, Anthony Weiner and now Eric Schneiderman were well-esteemed politicians, whose careers fell from grace. Fifty-three-year-old Weiner was a seven-term Democratic congressman who resigned in 2011 after tweeting lewd photos and was sentenced to prison last May for sexting with a minor. Fifty-eight-year old Spitzer, once Governor of New York, saw his career collapse in 2008 after a prostitution scandal. But according to Kenneth Sherrill, a political science professor emeritus at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center, Schneiderman’s case is different due to claims of violence against women.


Security remains a top priority at Batavia City Schools.

Superintendent Chris Dailey says three recently retired Genesee County Sheriff’s deputies have been hired. He spoke this morning on WBTA’s “Main & Center” program:

Dailey also reminded district residents that the annual school budget vote is next Tuesday.
The district’s budget calls for a tax levy increase of just under 2.4 percent.


An Alexander man has been arrested for First Degree Rape.
The suspect has been identified as 50 year old Domingo Gomez-Gomez.
Deputies said Gomez allegedly raped a female co-worker during the early morning of April 29th. When questioned by investigators, Gomez allegedly produced numerous false documents to identify himself.
Immigration officials are investigating whether Gomez may be in this country illegally.


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