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Written by WBTA STAFF on September 20, 2018
Mother and daughter from Albion killed in stabbing down south.
Two women with local ties were killed in a domestic incident according to Limestone County Sheriff’s deputies in Alabama.
2017 Albion graduate, Rosa Lee Maldonado who was only 19, and her 44 year old mother, Rosa Aminta Maldonado were reportedly stabbed to death early Wednesday morning at their residence in Lester, Alabama.
The family had recently moved to Alabama from Albion in Orleans County.
According to reports Rosa Lee’s 15 year old sister is the suspected killer.
Deputies who were first on the scene said the 15 year old was stabbing herself with a knife when they arrived.
She was reportedly transported to a hospital for treatment.
Investigation remains on-going.
Collins announces plans to continue campaigning for re-election.
Collins is promising he’ll actively work to remain the 27th Congressional district’s representative after previously suspending his campaign following an arrest on federal charges.
He said he would actively campaign for Congress in a memo sent to supporters.
Collins said he would be fighting on two fronts, to keep his seat in Republican hands while also clearing his name on insider trading charges.
He’ll be taking on Democratic challenger Nate McMurray on Election Day.
BOLO issued for suspect in Basom larceny.
Local lawmen are on the lookout for a female suspect accused of stealing from the Totem Pole on ledge Road last night.
A woman holding a large bag reportedly walked out of the store after swiping a number of cigarettes then left eastbound on Ledge Road in a red four-door sedan with a white male driver.
Law Enforcement issued a BOLO for a red 2015 Nissan Sentra.
The search for David Morgan may be a recovery effort according to the Livingston County sheriff.
Hundreds of acres of land in Geneseo were searched by dozens of officers yesterday looking for any sign of the North Carolina man.
Back in July, Morgan was pulled over for a traffic stop when he threatened an officer with a gun and ran off.
Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says information from Morgan’s family suggests he might be dead.
Still, Dougherty says police will keep looking until the case is solved.
The Jerome Foundation is seeking nominations for this year’s Health and Humanitarian Award.
This is the 36th year for the honor.
The foundation recognizes men or women whose volunteer efforts have improved the physical, emotional or spiritual well-being of Genesee County.
Nominations need to be submitted by October 5th.
More information is available in the story on our website.
A former aide to Governor Cuomo will find out today how long he’ll spend behind bars.
Earlier this year, a jury convicted Joseph Percoco on felony charges of taking more than 300-thousand dollars in exchange for state government favors.
Percoco was the campaign manager for Governor Cuomo in both 2010 and 2014.
Prosecutors say he should be in prison for five years, but Percoco’s attorneys are asking for a shorter sentence.