Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on June 20, 2018
Lawmen identify woman struck by van in fatal Livonia accident.
Lawmen in Livingston County have identified 59 year old Judith Gillis of Livonia as the victim in a deadly accident near Richmond Mills Road and Livonia Center Road.
Investigators report that Gillis was retrieving the mail when she was struck by a van Monday night.
Officers say 32 year old Jaden Miller of Phelps was operating the van at the time.
Currently Miller is not facing any charges however police are still investigating the fatal incident.
Pembroke incident with a weapon lands a Corfu man in lock up.
39 year old Edwin Stancliff of Corfu was arrested and charged with two counts of Menacing with a Weapon, along with individual counts of Harassment with physical contact and Criminal Possession of a Weapon with a previous conviction.
State Troopers were called last Tuesday night to a reported domestic dispute in Pembroke where Stancliff was subsequently taken into custody for allegedly wielding a weapon.
He was ordered to be held in lieu of bail.
Trespassing in Darien leads to charges for Fort Drum man.
21 year old Malik Hambrick of Fort Drum which is home to the 10th Mountain Division and a military reservation in Jefferson County was arrested and charged with Criminal Trespassing after allegedly re-entering the hotel at Darien Lake Theme Park.
Hambrick was apparently taken into custody shortly after midnight on into Monday morning after being previously trespassed by Darien Lake Security.
He is expected back in Darien Town Court on July 17th.
Black Bears beat Muckdogs after home team rally falls short.
Last night the Batavia ball-team lost the second of a three-game series against West Virginia with a final score of 7-6.
You can hear the Muckdogs take one more shot at the Black Bears with the third and final game of the set tonight starting at 7:05 right here on WBTA.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to sue the federal government over the “zero tolerance policy” being enforced at the border.
He says currently 70 children are being held at facilities in New York after being separated from their parents while trying to cross into the country.
In total, upwards of two-thousand children have been detained nationwide, causing a debate over border enforcement.
Cuomo says his lawsuit has three main arguments, and will be filed in the next two weeks.
The Trump administration has said that Congress needs to act towards significant immigration reform.
State lawmakers are likely wrapping up their legislative session today.
No major bills are expected to be passed before they leave Albany.
Yesterday, Governor Cuomo said everything that could have been passed is already part of the state budget.
Among the unresolved issues, sports gambling, gun control and legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes.