posted on July 02, 2013 07:18
Preparing for a long Holiday weekend?
There's welcome news about gasoline prices.
The latest government survey shows the average price nationally for regular unleaded gas has dropped eight cents in the past week to just under three-dollars-50-cents a gallon.
The average price for a gallon of regular in Batavia, based on a survey of 8 area service stations, is $3.62 a gallon.
Three people are under arrest following an underage drinking party in Wyoming County.
Sheriff’s deputies say they went to a home on Cotton Road in Gainsville and found 36 people at the party, 31 of them under the age of 21.
Wyatt Bush, 21, of Silver Springs was arrested for allegedly throwing the party.
Matthew Giuseppetti, 18, of Livonia was arrested for possession of pot and criminal impersonation for giving deputies a false name.
Chaselin Koomen, 19, of Geneseo was charged with conspiracy for also giving lawmen a false name.
Four people are injured following an electrical accident at Lancaster High School. Officials say a football goal post was being moved on a field behind the school and touched an overhead power line.
The victims, between the ages of 15 and 28, have not been identified.
They are all being treated at Buffalo hospitals.
School officials say they are not sure why the goal posts were being moved, as they had been in the same place since being installed 14 years ago.
Police are awaiting DNA testing on a baseball cap left at the scene by a suspect who killed a Toys R Us employee in Hamburg. The cap has been sent to the FBI lab in Virginia after it was determined that it contained enough DNA for testing. Police say the release of the surveillance video of the suspect inside the store has not brought them any closer to identifying the suspect. Toys R Us assistant manager Laurence Blasdell was stabbed to death.
Texting while you drive is high on the governor's list of actions he wants stopped. Governor Cuomo yesterday signed legislation creating stiffer penalties for such action. The governor says statistics show how dangerous it is to be distracted with calls when you are behind the wheel. He thanked the state Legislature for helping make communities safer.