Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 14, 2018
Albion Police report missing children have been found safe.
Albion Police say 12 year old Jennifer Lauro-Ramierez and 14 year old Raul Cruz have been located.
The pair were reported missing yesterday by the Albion Police Department after apparently disappearing from a South Main Street Location Wednesday evening.
Lawmen say that they received tips that led them to the pair after the report was covered by local news media.
It’s believed that Jennifer and Raul went missing together and police have said the kids were attempting to remain missing for an extended period of time.
Both children have been returned to their parents and Police have not commented as to why the children went missing in the first place.
Following an attack on his life, Wyoming County Sheriff Gregory Rudolph has issued a statement praising the heroics of the men who came to his rescue.
The sheriff was blindsided by an attacker who stopped him while driving through Attica on his way to work and began fighting with him armed with a knife.
The alleged attacker 48 rear old Lynn Hall of Castile reportedly threatened to kill the sheriff during the assault.
Two civilians and an off duty state trooper arrived and stopped the fight and Hall has since been jailed without bail for attempted murder.
Rudolph thanked the community for the outpouring of love and support he received following the Tuesday morning attack specifically expressing his gratitude to the men who came to his aid during the violent assault.
The sheriff suffered cuts and bruises in the attack and returned to work yesterday.
The YWCA in Batavia is planning to sell their building and rent back space.
The YWCA which continues to restructure following recent financial troubles has reached an agreement to sell its building at 301 North Street in Batavia to pediatrician Dr. Emily Fraser-Branche.
The doctor is planning to relocate her practice to the building and lease back space to the YWCA, however the sale is contingent on the doctor obtaining a use variance for a medical office at the location from the City.
The planned sale was announced at a meeting Wednesday night to a group of YWCA supporters and area residents.
For more on the story check the article by our news partner The Batavian.
Casey Mittelstadt and Jeff Skinner scored first-period goals as the Sabres skated past the Coyotes 3-1 in Buffalo.
Mittelstadt lit the lamp just 48 seconds into the game and Evan Rodrigues added an insurance tally in the third for the Sabres, who have won two in-a-row on the heels of a five-game skid.
Carter Hutton made 25 saves in the victory.
Christian Fischer scored the lone goal in the first period for Arizona, which dropped its fourth straight.
Darcy Kuemper kicked aside 30-of-33 shots in the setback.
The 35th annual Christmas Toy Drive for the Salvation Army will be held all day today at the showroom of Ken Barrett Chevrolet.
The community is asked to donate a new, unwrapped toy, to be distributed among 375 children who have been registered through the Salvation Army.
The annual campaign is co-sponsored by WBTA and supported this year by a record number of local businesses.
A pair of struggling teams will be in action this weekend.
The Buffalo Bills are hosting the Detroit Lions at New Era Field.
The Lions have only five wins on the season, while the Bills have just four.
Kickoff is set for one o’clock Sunday afternoon.
The New York State Police will join the national enforcement initiative to crack down on impaired driving this holiday season.
State Police and local law enforcement agencies will participate in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which began yesterday, and runs through Tuesday, January 1st.
Drivers can expect to see sobriety checkpoints, along with more troopers on roadways during this campaign.