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Batavia Police have ruled out foul play in the death of 52-year-old William Hastings. 
Hastings fell from a 7th-floor window at 400 Towers on Tuesday. 
BPD says their investigation shows Hastings was alone in his apartment at the time. 
His death is considered either an accident or suicide. Autopsy results are pending.

The search for a doctor suspected of shooting his ex-girlfriend to death at ECMC in Buffalo has gone nationwide.  
Police are hunting for trauma surgeon Dr. Timothy Jorden.  
He is suspected of shooting 33-year-old Jackie Wisniewski multiple times in a stairwell at the hospital Wednesday morning.  
The hospital also had to deal with a bomb threat yesterday that caused evacuations before it was declared a hoax.

The Town of Batavia Republican Committee announces endorsements for the November election.  
Town republicans have endorsed the re-election bid of Town Justice Tom Williams.
They are also supporting former councilman Chad Zambito who will be running to fill a vacancy on the town board created by the resignation of John Gerace. 

United Memorial Medical Center has announced that an Urgent Care Center will be opening in Batavia this July. 
The new facility will be located in the Jerome Center on Bank Street next to Laboratory and Medical Imaging Services.
It will be equiped to treat a variety of ailments, including sprains and fractures, cuts, animal and insect bites.
Urgent Care services are a for patients to receive medical care when their primary physician is unavailable and they do not want to spend time waiting in an emergency room to be treated for a non-life threatening injury or illness.

Nik Wallenda's death-defying wire-walk over Niagara Falls takes place this evening.  Workers have been setting up the steel cable that Wallenda will walk across over the Niagara Gorge from the American side of the Falls to the Canadian side. 
Wallenda's wire-walk will be broadcast on ABC tonight beginning at 8 p.m.
Teenagers in New York State may soon not be able to "fake and bake."  Several reports say an agreement has been reached among Democrats and Republicans in Albany on a bill that would ban children 16 and under from using tanning beds.  Seventeen-year-olds would have to have parental consent before they could go to a tanning salon.  Supporters of the bill say they hope it will cut down on the number of skin cancer cases in the Empire State.


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