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Law and Order: Batavia man accused of stealing tools from former Pembroke employer

Willis Floyd Miller Jr., 59, of West Main Street, Batavia, is charged with petit larceny. He was arrested on April 18 and arraigned in Pembroke Town Court at 4:30 p.m. for allegedly stealing tools belonging to his former employer on Dec. 5 on Genesee Street in Pembroke. He was released on an appeara


Erie Canal Bridge will be closed for repairs Friday in Albion

ALBION — The Erie Canal Bridge on North Main Street will be closed to all traffic for part of Friday. The bridge will be closed 6 a.m. to 3 p.m for repairs, according to Orleans County Emergency management. Detours will be posted.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Something sweet for the veterans

ALBION — B-12. I-18. N-38. G-60. O-63. “BINGO!” came a shout, and after checking all the numbers, a chocolate from Della’s Chocolates in Medina was awarded to the lucky winner by Catherine Schmidt, Orleans County Joseph P. Dwyer volunteer program coordinator.


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


Founders of Cam's Pizzeria arrested on nearly 80 felony counts

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The husband and wife who founded the Cam's Pizzeria pizza chain were arrested Thursday on nearly 80 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges.


FasTan expands business to Albion

ALBION — Only eight months after taking over FasTan in Medina, Ashley Casanova has spread her business to Albion. The grand opening of Casanova’s FasTan and Fitness took place Saturday, a month after the soft opening in March. Taking the place of the previous Express Fitness, on the request of custo


Rochester man admits to stealing 87 firearms from Spencerport gun shop

SPENCERPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A 35-year-old Rochester man pleaded guilty Friday after prosecutors say he helped steal over 80 firearms from a Spencerport gun shop. Marcos Guzman pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee and possession of firearms by a convicted felon.


Home a "total loss" after Orleans County fire

EAST SHELBY, N.Y. (WHEC)- A house in Orleans County is a "total loss" after a Saturday morning fire. According to the East Shelby Fire Department, the fire departments responded to East Shelby Road around 5:05 a.m. to find the home fully engulfed in flames.


Deal reached to keep Charter-Spectrum in New York state

NEW YORK (WKBW) — Charter-Spectrum and the state have reached a deal to keep the cable company up and running. Last year, the state moved to oust the cable company , claiming the company failed to serve customers and live up to promises.


Lockport man admits to heading prostitution ring

Oliver Kimmons of Lockport admitted in federal court Thursday to heading a prostitution ring involving opioid-addicted women whom he paid with drugs. Kimmons, 51, solicited and coerced young women into having sex with paying "customers" and drove the women to farms, dairies and Native American reser


Cuomo: Netflix Expanding in NYC, Adding Jobs, Sound Stages

Netflix will expand its operations in New York City, adding 127 jobs in its Manhattan marketing and development office and building six sounds stages in Brooklyn where thousands of productions jobs will be located, New York officials announced Thursday.


Army twin-blade helicopter lands in Kendall field

KENDALL, N.Y. (WHEC) -- An Army twin-blade helicopter landed in a Kendall field Thursday night. According the Orleans Hub, the helicopter didn't crash but another helicopter briefly stopped by to transport some of the men on the helicopter.


Overnight fire destroys home in Hartland

HARTLAND, N.Y. (WKBW) — A home in the Town of Hartland was destroyed by a fire early Friday morning. Niagara County dispatchers said they received several calls reporting the fire on Ridge Road. Sheriff's deputies and Middleport officers arrived to find the home ablaze.


Rochester man charged in connection with Saturday stabbing in Batavia

BATAVIA — A Rochester man has been jailed on felony charges in connection with a stabbing early Saturday morning outside TF Brown’s, city police said. The incident occurred in a parking lot, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital, treated and released.


Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.


Lockport man faces up to 20 years for Sex Trafficking

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Niagara County man will spend the next 15-20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a single count of sex trafficking. Oliver Kimmons, 51, of Lockport was named in superseding indictment filed just over a year in U.S. District Court in Buffalo.


Family seeks answers in 22 year old cold case

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Water runs rapidly along the bank of Little Tonawanda Creek near Batavia. For many, this is a remote and beautiful spot in Genesee County to enjoy peace and quiet. For the family of 41-year-old Ann Rippel, the creek brings back terrible memories of an April day 22 years ago.


N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital

The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.