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Fugitive from Justice busted by Deputies in Livingston County
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:34 PM

Merrill had a warrant out of Tennessee for failing to appear in court over an alleged case of theft and fraudulent checks.

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Livonia man behind bars following a domestic disturbance
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:32 PM

Fraser had allegedly bitten the female victim on the left shoulder blade and had taken their cell phone away, as they tried calling for help.

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Albion woman accused of multiple sex crimes with minors
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:29 PM

Her victims range in age from 8 to 13 years old and according to Albion Police some of the 21 charges against Smith involved her own children.

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Batavia Morning News: July 27, 2016
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:20 AM
  • Rash of ATV thefts in Genesee County...
  • Unemployment improves in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties...
  • Oakfield woman arrested for welfare fraud
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Le Roy Legion Seeks Nomination for Le Royan of the Year
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:38 PM

Nominations due August 26th

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Hemlock man is sedated by first responders after fighting with deputies
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 12:39 PM

Suspect allegedly punched one deputy in the face and bites another on the leg.

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Dump truck driver is stopped in Pembroke which lands the trucks owner behind bars
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:41 AM

He was arrested and charged with False Personation and was ordered to be held in the Genesee County Jail on $5,000 bail.

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Elderly Warsaw woman arrested for attempted bribing of a stalking victim
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:37 AM

"Someone will say "Hi" to her on the street and then she proceeds to follow that person for a day around town, or even further, go to their houses later."

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Batavia Morning News: July 26, 2016
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:19 AM
  • Corrections Officers’ in Albion Picketing over poor working conditions
  • Sheriff’s Office has released statement on the specifics of the "Move Over" Law and it’s recent additions
  • Rochester man survives Sky Diving Accident in Perry
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Another busted for drugs by Operation Safe Interstate
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:47 PM

Search of the vehicle uncovered heroin, crack cocaine and a hypodermic needle.

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Oakfield woman arrested for welfare fraud and grand larceny
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:42 PM

Lawrence was ultimately charged with Felony counts of Welfare Fraud, Offering a False Instrument for Filling and Grand Larceny.

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Sky Diving Accident in Perry lands one in the hospital
Monday, July 25, 2016 3:39 PM

The first chute failed to properly deploy at the correct altitude and eventually deployed at the same time as the secondary chute approximately 50 to 75 feet above the ground.

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Livonia Woman charged under Leandra’s Law resists arrest
Monday, July 25, 2016 2:12 PM

She allegedly attempted to kick, punch, spit and bite the deputies on scene while she was being arrested.

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Barn fire in Arcade caused by spontaneous combustion
Monday, July 25, 2016 1:41 PM

The cause of the fire has been determined to be from a spontaneous combustion of hay used for cow bedding.

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Search for missing person in the Bergen Swamps ends successfully
Monday, July 25, 2016 1:40 PM

Gates’ cellphone had apparently died and Merritt reported faint yelling as soon as officers arrived. 

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Batavia Morning News: July 25, 2016
Monday, July 25, 2016 7:19 AM
  • Racing returns to the Downs tonight...
  • A 50-percent chance of rain, or better...
  • Looking for answers to last week's water main break
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WBTA Sunday News - July 24, 2016
Sunday, July 24, 2016 8:38 AM
  • It's OK to drink the water.
  • Another hot day is forecast.
  • Two Rochester women arrested in LeRoy.
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WBTA Saturday News: July 23, 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:37 AM
  • Canisteo man arrested on alleged sex crime
  • DWI arrest on the Tonawanda Reservation
  • Operation nets another arrest
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Hawley: 'Our Blue Day"
Friday, July 22, 2016 5:53 PM

Hawley was joined by members of County and City government, Chairman Ray Cianfrini and council member Adam Tabelski in honoring Batavia PD, Genesee County Sheriff’s Officers and State Troopers who were also in attendance.

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Boil Water Notice to continue into the weekend for Western Genesee County
Friday, July 22, 2016 4:53 PM

There are no particular contaminates that are of concern and the boil notice is in place as a precaution.

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Operation Safe Interstate busts another on weapons charges
Friday, July 22, 2016 4:47 PM

Jordain was ultimately charged with a first degree Felony Aggravated Unlicensed Operation and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.

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Byron man charged with attempted murder of a police officer has a chance for a plea deal
Friday, July 22, 2016 1:37 PM

O’Connor’s attorney Thomas Burns dropped the motion after a plea deal was offered by District Attorney Lawrence Friedman.

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Batavia Morning News:
Friday, July 22, 2016 7:23 AM
  • Boil Water Advisory for Pembroke, Darien and Corfu...
  • Batavia woman gets probation for a setting a fire in home of ex...
  • NY's "Move Over" law expanded
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Congressman Chris Collins Helps Secure Grant for the Darien Volunteer Fire Department
Thursday, July 21, 2016 1:46 PM

Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) today announced $134,443 in federal funding for the Darien Volunteer Fire Department.

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Batavia Morning News: July 21, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016 7:28 AM
  • Three employees of Federal Detention Center in Batavia placed on leave,
  • allegation of feeding garbage to Muslim detainees...
  • More counterfeit bills circulate through area
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