posted on August 13, 2010 07:16
For the second time in less than a week, a young life is lost in a highway crash in Oakfield and this latest accident was linked to one that took three lives early last Saturday.
21-year-old Justin Dickes of Broadway Street, Oakfield, was killed yesterday when the motorcycle he was operating struck a van along Judge Road.
Justin Dickes was returning from the burial of his friend, Joshua Durham, one of three young people who were killed in a car early last Saturday on Albion Road in Oakfield.
Read a detailed story HERE.
A Rochester man collared by the Genesee County Drug Task Force…suspected of peddling crack in Batavia.
Wllie J. Woods Junior of Rochester is accused of transporting cocaine between Rochester and Batavia.
Woods was arrested at the Thruway entrance in Batavia where police confiscated 22 bags of crack cocaine and 2-thousand dollars in cash.
Woods is in the county jail without bail.
Mail order cigarettes from the Seneca Indian Nation have been snuffed out, for the time being.
A federal judge is refusing to delay the enforcement of the federal government's ban on shipping cigarettes through the postal service.
The judge said the Senecas have failed to establish that an appeal will be successful.
The ruling means businesses can no longer ship cigarettes through the mail.
Governor David Paterson has given legislators a deadline for when they need to be back in the capital. Paterson said yesterday he wanted legislators back no later than September 1st so that one-point-four-billion dollars in aid for Medicaid and education can be authorized. Federal legislation requires the aid to be approved within 30 days by state lawmakers.
Governor David Paterson's former aide is set to be charged with assault for a domestic altercation. Following an inquiry by Judge Judith Kaye and involvement by the Paterson administration the Bronx district attorney's office decided to re-examine the charges against David Johnson in relation to an argument with Sherr-Una Booker. Johnson was suspended without pay in February, but Governor Paterson has yet to say if additional disciplinary action will be taken.