Midday News Brief
Written by Dan Fischer on March 12, 2021
State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has announced the start of an impeachment investigation into Governor Cuomo.
This latest development comes after even more lawmakers urged the governor to resign as controversy grows around his administration.
The impeachment inquiry will reportedly include both the sexual harassment claims involving the governor and how his office handled nursing home patients during the early days of the COVID-19 crisis.
If Cuomo is impeached, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul would take over as acting governor.
Starting April 1st, most people who travel to New York State will no longer have to quarantine after arriving. Last year, a mandatory 14-day quarantine order was put in place a blunt the spread of coronavirus. That guideline will still remain in effect for people who travel to New York from international locations.
A Batavia man is returning to prison for Drunk Driving.
43 year old Walter Hale Jr. has just been sentenced to five more years upon his fifth felony DWI conviction.
Hale was just released from prison last year, after serving time for DWI.
A second arrest has been made in a Corfu burglary case from last summer. Sheriff’s deputies collared 19-year-old Chance Luke Flanagan of Corfu.
He was charged with felony counts of burglary, criminal mischief and grand larceny and a lesser count of conspiracy. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.
A big night in High School Basket tonight. Number 1 seeded Batavia Blue Devil’s host Number 2 Wayne in the Class B-1 Championship.
Both teams ate 14 and 0 on the season.
Live Play-by-play coverage with Bob Brown begins tonight at 6 on WBTA.