Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on October 14, 2019
35 year old Nathan Falsone of East Main Street in the City is behind bars after investigation into a violated protection order and a domestic incident.
Falsone was taken into custody on a count of Criminal Contempt late Wednesday morning after allegedly violating an order of protection at a Maple Street address in Batavia.
Falsone was additionally charged with Criminal Mischief and Unlawful Imprisonment stemming from an alleged domestic incident at an East Main Street apartment that occurred earlier that morning.
He was committed in lieu of bail to the Genesee County Jail and is scheduled to reappear on October 24th in Batavia City Court.
City Police net two drunk drivers over the Columbus Day weekend.
Following a personal injury motor vehicle accident just after midnight Friday on East Main Street Police apprehended 21 year old Tessa Engel of Wade Ave Batavia.
She is facing counts of DWI and Refusing to submit to a roadside breath test along with traffic violations for speeding and moving from a lane unsafely.
Before she was released to family members Engel was issued an appearance ticket for October 30th in City Court.
34 year old Lemar Leach of North Spruce Street in the City was also arrested on East Main Street following an incident at a local business early Sunday Morning.
He was charged with DWI for having a BAC over .08 percent and was issued an appearance ticket for City Court on October 30th.
Flu season is underway, and doctors are urging New Yorkers to get vaccinated.
Health experts say this season could be a tough one based on trends from around the world.
It takes about two weeks for flu shots to be effective, so the sooner you get one, the better.
The Centers for Disease Control says this year’s vaccine is set to protect against three or four influenza viruses that are most likely to spread.
The state will release its first weekly influenza surveillance report of the season Thursday.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling for a vote this week on President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
The New York Democrat said yesterday he believes Mister Trump’s decision could put the United States at risk of a terror attack.
Schumer says his proposed resolution would be bipartisan and have a plan to beat ISIS.
The president said he decided to withdraw the troops because it’s time to get the United States out of endless wars.
The first place Buffalo Sabres will look to keep their winning ways going today.
They’ll be hosting the Dallas Stars this afternoon at KeyBank Center.
The Sabres are coming off a shootout win over the Florida Panthers Friday and have won four of their first five games.
Face off for today’s game is set for 3 p.m.