posted on May 09, 2013 07:21
Rain has been falling for most of the past 24 hours in Genesee county.
The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement this morning:
Abundant moisture from recent rains along with light winds is resulting in the development of areas of fog across Western New York this morning.
Motorists are advised to exercise caution as visibilities may occasionally be reduced as low as one quarter mile at times through mid-morning.
A U.S. Marine, who bravely battled bone cancer even as she carried her only child, has died.
Kailee Bridges passed away Tuesday night in the intensive care unit at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.
Kailee was from Wyoming County and graduated from Warsaw High School. She had delicate surgery in February while pregnant and later gave birth to a healthy baby girl.
Kailee Bridges was 20 years old.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by H.E. Turner Funeral Home in Batavia.
On Friday (May 10) the family, including her widow, Justin and daughter, Lilly, will still be holding a fundraiser called “Love for Lilly: A Concert of Hope.” Christian music star Bebo Norman from Nashville will perform at Grace Baptist Church on Vine St. in Batavia at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 and $25 and are available through itickets.com.
The former Buffalo FBI chief is running for mayor. Bernard Tolbert says he will officially announce his candidacy on Saturday and will run in the Democratic primary in September. Tolbert has been fundraising for months and is trying to upset incumbent Mayor Byron Brown.
A new study shows texting and driving is now the leading cause of death among teens, surpassing drinking and driving.
A report issued by Cohen Children's Medical Center in New York estimates more than three-thousand teens are killed every year, nationwide, from texting behind the wheel.
The Centers for Disease Control says 27-hundred teens die every year as a result of an alcohol related crash.
People in Buffalo are flocking to Corpus Christi Church for an unusual holy display. A reliquary containing a small vile of blood from the late Pope John Paul the Second is on display at the Clark Street church until 8 o’clock tonight.