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Alligator found in Batavia building
BATAVIA, N.Y. - An unrelated 911 hang-up call lead to authorities discovering something unusual inside a Batavia building.Officers responded to a hang-up Monday that was tracked down to an address at 11 Lehigh Avenue. As authorities searched the building to make sure no one needed help, they discove
Batavia PD say citizen found what appears to be a human bone Thursday along the Tonawanda Creek bank
Press release: Found boneOn Thursday, July 19, the Batavia Police Department received information that a citizen found what appeared to be a human bone along the Tonawanda Creek bank in the City of Batavia.Officers responded and took possession of the bone. It is believed the bone has been on the cr
Batavia trash pickup: Go back to old system or find one that works
When City Councilman John Canale suggested that the city retake control of trash collection and disposal in the city, his colleagues’ response was quick whispered “no’s.” Where were their counter-suggestions? Or do they not have a problem with trash being set out at different times all along city st
McMurray stops in Batavia to criticize Collins for backing Trump on Helsinki statements
Congressional challenger Nate McMurray made a series of campaign stops in the NY-27 yesterday, including in Batavia at the Genesee County Fair, to call out Rep. Chris Collins for not calling out President Donald Trump over, what McMurray said, was Trump's false equivalency between the United States
Batavia PD released more information on alligator found at 11 Lehigh Ave.
On Monday, July 16, 2018, Officers from the City of Batavia Police Department responded to the area of 11 Lehigh Avenue for a 911 hang-up call plotting to the general area. Upon arrival, Officers found no signs of distress and checked the building located at 11 Lehigh Avenue for any signs of a distu
911 hang-up led police to alligator in Batavia
Residents are reminded that the possession or sale of alligators and other dangerous animals is a violation of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law, city police said in a news release. Not only is it illegal to possess such an animal, but they are dangerous and should not be harbored by
Freeman's double leads Mahoning Valley to 5-4 win over Batavia
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Tyler Freeman hit a two-run double in the ninth inning, leading the Mahoning Valley Scrappers to a 5-4 win over the Batavia Muckdogs on Friday.
Trooper's daughter convicted of killing boyfriend
A Livingston County jury Thursday found Danielle Allen guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the slaying of her boyfriend Marcus Postell.The daughter of a New York State Police major will next be in court Sept. 25 and could face between 5 to 25 years at sentencing.Allen was accused of stabbing Pos
Man and dream car reunited in Batavia
“We had several junk cars, but I couldn’t leave Marilyn with a junker while I was at college,” said Lockner, a flight instructor at Genesee County Airport. “I had seen the Dodge Girl on TV and I went to McAvoy Dodge in Rochester and said I wanted a red Charger. They had only one, but it had an anemi
8 projects approved for Batavia’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding
Eight downtown projects have been approved for funding in the City of Batavia’s $10 million state Downtown Revitalization Initiative win in 2017. The strategic investments in downtown Batavia, the seat of the Genesee County micropolitan area, will help drive new, mixed-use development, improve acces
Special birthday: Two Batavia quilters mark 94 and 90 years old at Batavia Downs
Harding was turning 90 years old, while Tuttle turned 94 earlier this month. So given the festivities, why not celebrate at Batavia Downs Gaming?
Independent Living employee in Batavia gets statewide recognition for service
Independent Living of the Genesee Region (ILGR), and our colleagues in our sister agencies in the Western New York Independent Living Family of Agencies (WNYIL), offer our warmest congratulations to ILGR Independent Living specialist in BataviaDavid Dodge, as his service to citizens with disabilitie
UPDATE: Woman in Geneseo shooting incident arraigned; charges include 2 felonies
Sandra N. Brown, of Southport, N.C., was charged with menacing a police officer, a class D felony; second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, a class A misdemeanor, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violatio
UPDATE: SUNY Geneseo cancels classes as manhunt for 'dangerous' man continues
The manhunt for an "armed and dangerous" man in Geneseo, Livingston County, continues Thursday morning, as the State University College at Geneseo has canceled class and closed the campus for the day.
Youth flag football league slated for Batavia
But he quickly knew that there was another option to take, not just for his son, but for other young athletes in the area that wanted to play football, just maybe not in the form that they know it.
DEC: Alligator found in vacant Batavia building
Batavia, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Batavia Police officer made an unusual discovery in a vacant building on Monday: an alligator.Our news partners at The Batavianreport that a four-foot long alligator was found in the Lehigh Avenue building.A New York State DEC Officer was called to the scene by the officer.
Batavia man charged with sexual abuse
Batavia Police say on June 26, at 3 p.m., Thomas Brenkus, 50, of Batavia, touched a female acquaintance for sexual gratification.
Man to serve 2 years in prison for throwing his feces at a Batavia prison guard; Will be deported back to South Africa
Ziyaya Mtola, 44, of Capetown was convicted after a jury trial of assaulting a federal officer and destroying government property.
Host Batavia LL all-star team advances to Section 1 finals vs. Webster tonight
The Batavia Little League 11-12 all-star team defeated Fredonia on Tuesday night to advance to the Section 1 finals against undefeated Webster. Batavia will host the game, starting at 5:30 this afternoon, at Ernie Park Stadium on State Street.
Active police investigation near Geneseo, Livingston County
Geneseo, N.Y. - Livingston County Sheriff's deputies and State Police have blocked off an area near Route 63 in Geneseo, Livingston County amid an ongoing investigation Wednesday night.