Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on May 23, 2018
Violent Sex Offender status determined for Child Molester about to be released.
21 year old Storm Lang has spent the past three years in incarnation on convictions of first and second degree child sex abuse.
In 2014, when Lang was 17 years old he was sexually involved with three different victims ranging from 5 to 12 years old on multiple separate occasions in Alabama and Bethany.
He is now counting down the days until his release and was back in Genesee County Court on Monday for a Sex Offender Registration Act hearing to determine his threat level.
The determination must be decided within 30 days prior to his release.
Judge Charles Zambito gave Lang a level three designation under the legal definition of a sexually violent offender.
Lang will be under post-release supervision for a decade will have to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.
For more on the story check the article by our news partner The Batavian.
New York Democrats and Republicans are starting their two-day conventions today.
Hillary Clinton, the 2016 presidential nominee, is delivering the keynote speech for the Democrats at Hofstra University, where she’ll endorse Governor Cuomo for a third term against former “Sex and the City” actress Cynthia Nixon.
Republicans are meeting in New York City and are expected to nominate Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for governor.
Two Buffalo natives are working to get their respective party nominations to run for state attorney general.
Six Flags is going to operate the Darien Lake theme park resort.
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation announced yesterday it has an agreement to acquire the lease rights to Darien Lake.
It owned and operated the theme park from 1999 to 2007.
The agreement is expected to close in June.
Local lawmen to be on the lookout for impaired motorists over Memorial Day weekend.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office, Batavia and LeRoy Police Departments will participate in the statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown effort which starts Friday May 25th and will end on Tuesday May 29th.
Governor Cuomo is also suspending road and bridge construction projects on New York highways throughout the Memorial Day weekend to help ease congestion on one of the busiest travel holidays of the year.
Pre-sale tickets for individual games are now on sale for the Batavia Muckdogs upcoming season.
Season tickets sales are on hold until management can confirm what previous season ticket holders will be renewing and reclaiming their seats.
The home opener is scheduled for June 18th.