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A Batavia man pleads guilty to robbing the Westside branch of Five Star Bank in January.
29-year-old Gregory Beardsley pleaded guilty in Genesee County Court to a charge of third-degree robbery. The plea was made under the condition he receives no more than 66 months in state prison.
Beardsley admitted to robbing the bank on West Main Street. Police said he escaped with 3-thousand dollars and was taken into custody six minutes later on Rt. 98 in Attica. Beardsley, who was on parole at the time of his arrest, was originally charged with grand larceny and robbery.

A State Street woman has been charged with Menacing for allegedly brandishing a weapon and threatening to use it.
Batavia Police say 48-year-old Cheryl Lyons grabbed a stick and a knife and threatened another person while a child was nearby.
Police said the child was the target of the some of threats.  
24 year old Melissa Pizazza of State Street has been charged with Reckless Endangerment in connection with the same incident

The trial begins this week for the Webster woman accused of supplying William Spengler with weapons used in a deadly Christmas Eve ambush.  Dawn Nguyen is accused of buying an assault rifle and a shotgun Spengler used to kill two West Webster firefighters who responded to a fire he set on Christmas Eve 2012.

New York Senator Charles Schumer is calling for a federal review of security procedures at the site of the World Trade Center.
Schumer wants the Department of Homeland Security to investigate following two high profile security lapses at America's number one terror target. 
In September, three daredevils got into World Trade Center and parachuted off the 104th floor. 
Earlier this month, a North Jersey teenager made it past a security guard and snapped selfies at the top of the building. 

Congratulationsthis morning going out to the Warsaw High School Cheerleading squad.
The Warsaw girls placed first in their division in the Battle at the Capital competition held over the weekend near Washington.
Warsaw was named the Intermediate School Grand Champion among cheerleading squads from all over the east coast.

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