posted on August 05, 2010 07:41
A chance of showers and maybe a thunderstorm this morning.
There has been some rain and lightening in Genesee County.
There are no storm watches or warnings, however.
A 21-year-old Batavia man is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl – and taking pictures of the encounter.
Michael Lanham of Holland Avenue is charged with two counts of rape and promoting a sexual performance by a child.
Police said Lanham had contact with the girl twice last month.
Lanham is due in city court this morning.
A Batavia man is facing 2 to 4 years in prison after pleading guilty today for stealing a wallet.
Kyle C. Monroe admitted in county court that he stole a wallet and removed both a credit and debit card to make purchases.
Monroe also admitted to a violation of probation.
Monroe’s sentencing was set for September 23rd.
Governor David Paterson praises state lawmakers for approving the late state budget. The governor says the new spending package makes cuts to education to bridge a nine-point-two-billion-dollar deficit. The governor also got state lawmakers to pass a contingency budget should Washington not deliver Medicaid funding.
The U.S. Senate moved a step closer to approving a bill that would give over 600-million dollars to New York and save some 71-hundred teaching jobs.
It’s a case of a pilfered pond fountain.
The Le Roy Country Club is offering a 300 dollar reward for information leading to the arrest of the individuals who stole their pond fountain.
Owner Jim Gomborone, said workers noticed the fountain was gone when it didn’t turn on during the day.
If you have information about the missing pond fountain, call Jim Gomborone at 585-943-8500.