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Jet Piloted by Batavia Businessman Crashes near Detroit
Monday, January 16, 2017 8:22 PM
  • Pete Zeliff suffers only minor injuries...
  • No one else was on board...
  • Citation jet crashes through barrier, flips over
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Drug charges facing driver in Java traffic stop
Monday, January 16, 2017 3:05 PM

It was determined he was impaired by cannabis and was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs.

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Castile man jailed following domestic dispute
Monday, January 16, 2017 3:02 PM

Lane allegedly used a baseball bat to threaten the individual.

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Genesee Chamber of Commerce announced Honorees for 2016
Monday, January 16, 2017 3:01 PM

The Chambers Award Ceremony is being held Saturday March 4th at the Quality Inn and Suites in Batavia.

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Batavia Morning News: Jan 16, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017 7:09 AM
  • Robbery suspect tracked by Destro...
  • Freezing Rain Advisory posted for tonight...
  • MLK Jr. Day, schools, banks closed
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Police Seek Suspect in Saturday Burglary
Sunday, January 15, 2017 2:23 PM

Suspect wanted for questioning in break-in at Rancho Viejo Mexican Restaurant on Ellicott St.

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Batavia Police Arrest Subway Robbery Suspect
Sunday, January 15, 2017 2:01 PM

Sheriff's K-9 assisted in tracking suspect

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Catholic Charities Holds Training in Batavia
Sunday, January 15, 2017 1:47 PM

Last year, Catholic Charities raised over $600,000 in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties

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WBTA Sunday News: Jan 15, 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017 10:25 AM
  • Monroe County Brothers take plea deal
  • Brockport women sentenced for crimes in Batavia
  • Pembroke Man in Jail
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WBTA Saturday News: Jan 14, 2017
Saturday, January 14, 2017 7:37 AM

Brothers take plea deal in Bergen assaults...

Pembroke man accused of menacing family

Lady Dragons raise $20K for cancer research

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Two busted for drugs in Livonia traffic stop
Friday, January 13, 2017 5:22 PM

Both occupants were allegedly in possession of 21 bags of heroin as well as a package of hypodermic needles.

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Brothers take identical plea deals in case of assault in Bergen
Friday, January 13, 2017 4:43 PM

The brothers are facing up to 7 years in prison with one and a half to three years post release supervision.

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Brockport woman sentenced for crimes in Batavia
Friday, January 13, 2017 4:38 PM

She was sentenced to 6 months in Jail to be followed with 5 years’ probation and is barred from Walmart by order of the court.

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Pembroke girls’ over shoot goal in a great way
Friday, January 13, 2017 1:09 PM

A check for $18,635 and 12 cents is being delivered today to Roswell to go towards cancer research.

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Electrical issue deemed cause of house fire in Middlebury
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:52 AM

Crews from Wyoming, Perry, Perry Center, Warsaw, Pavilion and Bethany battled the flames for around 2 hours. 

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NYS Police Report on Bergen crash with serious injury
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:28 AM

Otavia M. Bell, 18 of Rochester, failed to stop for the at the stop sign and was struck by Donald L. Bausch, 74 of Batavia.

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Update: Pembroke crash at I90 entrance
Friday, January 13, 2017 11:23 AM

Squires was taken via Mercy Flight to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.  She was reportedly in and out of consciousness.

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Crash at T-way Entrance in Pembroke
Friday, January 13, 2017 7:54 AM

One patient taken to ECMC via Mercy Flight

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Batavia Morning News: Jan 13, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017 7:52 AM
  • GCASA receives grant for methadone clinic...
  • Bergen crash injures two..
  • Bills hire new DC
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Two people injured in a two car crash in Bergen
Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:32 PM

Workers from Genesee Lumber used a forklift to help lift each vehicle in assisting the occupants who were trapped. 

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Ranzenhofer: State Senate Passes Permanent Spending Cap
Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:24 PM

Ensures fiscal discipline, saves taxpayer dollars.

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Governor Cuomo announces over 8.1 million dollars to expand drug abuse treatment across the state
Thursday, January 12, 2017 2:31 PM

The funding will support the development of up to 80 new residential treatment beds and 600 new Opioid Treatment Program slots.

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Sex Offender in Geneseo fails to register a slew of internet accounts
Thursday, January 12, 2017 1:36 PM

26 year old Shane Howard a level 2 Sex Offender is facing five felony counts for failing to register.

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Deceased Coach honored by Elba Basketball team members
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:45 PM

The girl’s youth coach, 30 year old Jordyn Augello died of cancer on Monday only months after giving birth while receiving cancer treatment.

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LeRoy Police are warning of a phone scam targeting the elderly
Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:42 PM

Leroy Police wishes to advise residents that anyone receiving such a call should hang up immediately and notify Law Enforcement.

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Batavia Morning News: Jan 12, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017 7:21 AM
  • Batavia man found guilty at trial of selling drugs...
  • Bills sign new head coach: Sean McDermott from Carolina...
  • Cuomo chopper makes emergency landing
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Hawley: Governor Sacrifices NY Taxpayers for Presidential Ambition
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 4:17 PM

Hawley "Clearly, Gov. Cuomo cares more about his 2020 presidential ambitions than his own constituents.”

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Representatives Collins & Stefanik Introduce Legislation to Assist WNY Farmers
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 4:12 PM

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (NY-21) have introduced the Family Farm Relief Act of 2017.

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Ranzenhofer Appointed to Eight Senate Committees
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:30 PM

Continues leadership role as Corporations Chairman.

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Wyoming County Jury declares Batavia man guilty of drug sales
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:28 PM

Broadbent apparently sold 13 bags of heroin laced with a horse tranquilizer to a confidential informant in Perry in January of last year.

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Footprints lead police to several teen suspects in Clarence
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:09 PM

Officers found 17 damaged or destroyed mailboxes along with a fresh set of footprints in the snow, leading them to a residence on Beech Meadow Court.

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State Police K9 helps track down a drunk driver who fled from crash in Orangeville
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 2:07 PM

K9 Rison a Dutch Shepard trained in narcotic detection and tracking, traced the scent around a half mile to a local business.

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Batavia Morning News: Jan 11, 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 7:17 AM
  • High winds cause power failures...
  • Attica Prison in lockdown, according to union...
  • New charges in battery caper
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Patricia "Patty" Chaya Chosen as College's Next Dean of Student Services
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 5:05 PM

GCC has appointed its next dean of Student Services, a familiar face with years of experience working with students, faculty and staff, and service to the College.

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Investigation sparks new charges for battery bandits
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:50 PM

Both Towne and Heveron are now facing charges for thefts occurring in Alabama, Byron, Pembroke, Oakfield and Elba.

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Two busted for drug related charges after seen throwing garbage from vehicle
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:07 PM

30 year olds Isaac King of Buffalo and Daniel Mooney of Batavia were both arrested by members of the Local Drug Task Force.

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Attica Correctional Facility Placed on Lockdown After Multiple Violent Altercations
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 1:54 PM

Press Release from NYSCOPBA: Search For Illegal Contraband Ongoing.

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Canisteo man convicted of sex crime has sentence delayed
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 12:54 PM

He took a plea deal that would result in 10 years of probation in Steuben County and keep him out of prison.

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Batavia Morning News: Jan 10, 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 7:39 AM
  • Snow, sleet & freezing rain forecast...
  • City Council seats Bialkowski...
  • Budget proposal: tax increase of 1.7 percent, but below tax cap
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