posted on December 17, 2013 06:59
The Mega Millions jackpot is rising to a whopping $586-million. New York Lottery spokesman Carolyn Hapeman says sales have been very brisk.
Hapeman says Tuesday night's prize the second-largest in Mega Millions history and phones at the New York Lottery office have been busy. She says her important advice is to make sure the winner signs the back of the ticket before coming in to claim the prize. The cash option is just above 295-million dollars.
A Batavia woman is charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
19-year-old Stephanie Bonin of Ross Street is accused of possessing an expandable metal baton in her purse.
Bonin was arrested on Commerce Drive in the Town of Batavia.
A 25-year-old Wyoming County man is charged with felony DWI.
Daniel Luce of Sheldon was pulled over for allegedly spinning his truck’s back tires and kicking snow on a patrol vehicle.
Luce was allegedly intoxicated and he refused a breath test.
He was arrested at the intersection of Perry Road and Route 77 and was jailed on $15,000 bail.
Two canines are joining the New York State Police Troop A, headquartered in Batavia.
The canines, along with 11 others from around the state and their handlers, are graduating from the K-9 Academy Graduation today in Albany.
Trooper Benjamin Dodge and Canine Corbit and Trooper Jay Hoy and Canine Harris will participate in the graduation exercises and join Troop A.
Donald Trump says his decision on whether he’ll run for governor of New York on the Republican ticket is coming soon.
Several Republican lawmakers visited Trump in Manhattan two weeks ago to persuade him to run.
They believe the celebrity billionaire has both the name recognition and deep wallet needed to compete with incumbent Andrew Cuomo.
Former Congressman Anthony Weiner can't get away from the sexting partner who cost him his career.
A picture of Sydney Leathers is plastered on a 30-foot billboard in Lower Manhattan.
She's the new face of a dating website that pairs women with sugar daddys.
Above her image the ad reads "Get a Mistress for Christmas."