posted on April 23, 2014 07:16
A Warsaw man has been found guilty of dragging a woman with his car last summer causing her serious, life long injuries.
21-year-old John Waxler could get up to 15 years in prison on his conviction for assault.
Waxler was charged with dragging a 19-year-old woman who had just reached into his car to retrieve her cell phone.
Waxler hit the gas, and dragged the woman, beneath his vehicle, and left her on the road as he sped away.
The woman, who was from Perry, was not publically identified.
Waxler will be sentenced in July.
A Batavia woman remains in critical condition after she was struck by a car in Erie County.
31-year old Jacqueline Dotzler was crossing Camp Road in Hamburg when she was hit Monday night.
No charges will be filed against the driver.
An unfortunate streak is underway in Western New York, with three consecutive days of deadly motorcycle crashes. State Police say Roy Beverlin Jr. died yesterday after crashing his motorcycle into a fence and trees in the town of Ashford. On Monday, a 79-year-old man died after crashing his motorcycle in Cattaraugus County. There were two area motorcycle deaths Sunday, one in Tonawanda and the other in Livingston County.
20-year-old Alex Dumbleton of Jackson Street, Batavia is waking up in the county jail this morning. Dumbleton was locked up following a domestic incident involving his girlfriend. He is charged with Harassment and Criminal Mischief and jailed in lieu of $2,500 bail.
The Buffalo Bills are being sued by five former cheerleaders who claim the team violated New York minimum wage laws. The five former Buffalo Jills say the team failed to pay them for long working hours on game days and at community events.
The suit alleges that the Jills worked hundreds of hours each year for pay well below the minimum wage.