Morning News Briefing
Written by WBTA STAFF on December 2, 2019
Most of the Western New York region remains under a Winter Weather Advisory through the remainder of the morning according to the National Weather Service based out of Buffalo.
Forecasters are calling for an additional 1 to 3 inches of snow accumulation while the advisory remains in effect for Niagara, Orleans, Erie, Genesee, and Chautauqua counties until 11 a.m.
Slick road conditions are to be expected and motorists are encouraged to driver cautiously especially during the morning commute.
Livingston County also remains under a Travel Advisory until further notice.
Alleged assault lands a Corfu man in lock-up.
50 year old Jerrol Newell of East Main Street Corfu was taken into custody by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies Friday morning following investigation into a violent domestic incident at an East Main address last week.
Newell is facing three counts of Strangulation, and single counts of Unlawful Imprisonment, Menacing with a weapon, and Assault.
He was arraigned in Pembroke Town Court and remanded to the County Clink in lieu of $50,000 bail.
Newell also has additional charges pending against him in the incident.
Harassment in the city ends in arrest for a Walnut Street woman.
20 year old Raylynne Santiago was apprehended by Batavia Police after investigation into a domestic incident that took place last Sunday at the corner of Jackson and Maple Streets.
She is now facing counts of Harassment and of Obstruction of Governmental Administration and was released an appearance ticket for Batavia City Court for tomorrow afternoon.
A Batavia man busted for driving over twice the legal limit.
28 year old Zachary Marrow of Manhattan Ave was arrested by Batavia Police after he was allegedly found to be intoxicated while driving on East Main Street in Batavia last month.
He was charged with Aggravated DWI for having a Blood Alcohol Content of .18 % or higher and was issued tickets for City Court on Dec 11th.
With snow comes the risk of power outages, and National Grid says it’s ready to help customers if needed.
The utility company says it has line, service and tree workers prepared to deal with any issues.
Officials say you should never touch a downed power line and if you do have to use a generator, make sure to put in a safe location to avoid the possibility of carbon monoxide poisoning.
National Grid says you can report an outage online or by using it’s 24-hour customer service hotline.
The Buffalo Bills are getting another chance to impress a nationwide audience.
Following their big win on Thanksgiving against the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL has pushed Buffalo’s Week 15 road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers to prime time.
The contest was set for the afternoon, but will now start at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th.
Both the Bills and Steelers are competing for a playoff spot in the AFC.
The last time the Bills played on Sunday Night Football was in 2007 when they lost 56 to 10 to the New England Patriots.