posted on April 15, 2014 07:25
The Town of Bethany today is mourning the death of their Town Supervisor.
Mr. Louis Gayton died suddenly yesterday at his home.
Gayton had been Bethany Town Supervisor for the past 9 years. He was highway superintendent before that.
Louis Gayton was 79.
Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced.
An Orleans County man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for the attempted murder of a state trooper.
42-year-old Carlos Botello of Kendall pleaded guilty to the charge and admitted he backed his car towards State Trooper Dan Metz, smashing the trooper’s patrol car. Trooper Metz managed to jump out of the way and was not injured.
Botello also admitted that he was drunk at the time.
A Batavia man is behind bars for allegedly causing the driver of a car in which he was riding to go out of control. Police say there was also a young child in the vehicle at the time.
22 year old Robert Freeman of Pearl Street was charged with reckless Endangerment and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Batavia Police say Freeman grabbed the wheel while the car was moving, caused the driver to lose control and strike the curb.
Freeman was locked up in lieu of $2,500 bail.
A Steuben County man who murdered a small child as a 13-year-old is again being denied parole. Eric Smith grabbed the four-year-old victim in 1993 and beat him to death with rocks.
Smith now must wait two more years for his next parole hearing, which will be his eighth.
It appears Donald Trump is serious about his interest in purchasing the Buffalo Bills. Trump has reportedly approached the team and pledged that he would sell his casino interests in order to purchase the team. The NFL has strict rules banning any of their owners from being involved in casino gambling. Trump tells the "Buffalo News" that if he is able to purchase the team, he will keep it in Western New York.