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Brook Stagles death: Erica Bell testimony continues

Accused child killer Erica Bell will continue testifying Wednesday afternoon in her ongoing trial for second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter. Bell, 25, is accused of beating 3-year-old Brook Stagles - the daughter of her then-boyfriend Michael Stagles - sometime between Nov. 9 and 12, 20

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 16:35:39

Man wanted in Father's Day homicide captured in Brockport

A man accused of gunning down an Albany resident at a Father's Day barbecue was apprehended in Brockport Wednesday afternoon. The U.S. Marshals Service announced the arrest of Richard Duckett, 20, who is accused of fatally shooting Terrance Roberts, 46, at an annual family gathering at an Albany res

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-20 19:23:09

International business appeal grows in Genesee

BATAVIA - Standing on trays resembling something a gnome would frolic in, more than 80 visitors examined each piece of living architecture Paul Brent has grown just east of the Genesee County Airport. Vegetal i.d., was the final stop on the 28th Annual Decision-Maker's Agriculture Forum. It offered

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 12:15:00

Law and Order: Man accused of stealing cologne from Rite Aid arrested

Carl T. Amesbury, 25, of Jerico Road, Bethany, is charged with petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property 5th, drivers view obstructed. Following a complaint of a shoplifter from Rite Aid on West Main Street Road, Batavia, Amesbury's vehicle was located and stopped by Deputy Kyle Krzemien

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-21 10:42:08

Funeral arrangements set for BHS student who died Tuesday

Lorne R. Brudz, the 18-year-old Batavia High School student who died Tuesday, will be laid to rest Tuesday following a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 8656 Church St., East Pembroke. His final resting place will be St. Vincent's Cemetary in Attia. Funeral arrangements are be

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-21 10:28:55

City Schools board presents first awards of new school year

In recognition of her academic perseverance and successful accomplishments, Batavia High student Julieth Caceres was presented with an Outstanding Student Award by Board of Education President Patrick Burk at the Board meeting on September 19. She was nominated by Courtney Turcer, a teacher of Engli

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 18:55:16

East Pembroke Fire District to hold public hearing on its 2018 budget Oct. 10

Press release: A public hearing will be conducted by the East Pembroke Fire District in the East Pembroke Fire Hall, 2623 Main Road, East Pembroke, from 6 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 10. It will be held to permit public review of the proposed budget for the East Pembroke Fire District for the calendar year of

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 17:56:14

City Schools exceeding state averages for graduation rates for special education students

Batavia City Schools continue to exceed state averages for the graduation rates for children with special needs. Trisha Finnigan, director of special education and alternative education, updated the school board on special education in the district during Tuesday night's board meeting. For 2015-16,

THE BATAVIAN - 2017-09-20 12:58:47

Outdoors Calendar (Sept. 20)

Sept. 20 - Genesee County Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Terry Hills Banquet Facility, 5122 Clinton St., Batavia, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Call Mindy Kilby at 585-344-1262 for more information. Reservations by Sept. 16. Sept. 21 - The Lake Erie Chapter of Fly Fishers International will hold its monthly mee

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:57:46

Sen. Helming: Help fight the bite, raise awareness of Lyme, tickborne diseases

Fight the Bite. This slogan was on a handout on diseases carried by ticks and mosquitos from the Wayne County Public Health Department. It grabbed my attention while I was touring the Wayne County Fair back in August. It offered some helpful tips for avoiding these diseases and protecting yourself w

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 07:01:00

Public invited to inauguration Friday of 5th FLCC president

Robert K. Nye started his position in July 2016. HOPEWELL - Finger Lakes Community College will host an inauguration ceremony for the college's fifth president, Robert K. Nye, on Friday starting with a 1:45 p.m. processional into the Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center. The publ

MPNNOW - 2017-09-20 23:03:51

Report: Paul Manafort offered 'private briefings' on Trump campaign to Russian billionaire

Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions. Paul Manafort made the offer in an ema

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-21 02:39:53

Four honored with photonics awards

Gathering at the Hyatt Regency Rochester on Tuesday, Sept. 12, critical members of the photonics industry honored four members for their outstanding work in education and development. Hosted by the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster (RRPC)/New York Photonics, the annual awards, presented by RRPC E

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Gov. Cuomo no longer coming to Batavia on Thursday

The Governor had a trip scheduled for Thursday. It was expected that the governor was going to present the city with a check for $10 million to be used for downtown redevelopment. The Governor's office says it will re-schedule the visit, but didn't give a date. News partner, News10NBC Governor Andr

MPNNOW - 2017-09-21 11:28:29

Preet Bharara makes podcast debut, addresses why he believes Trump fired him

In his debut as a podcast host, former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara recounts his in-person meeting with President Donald Trump and why he believes he was fired from his post, despite previous assertions that he would remain as the top prosecutor for the Southern District of New York. The first episo

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 15:32:00

Watch: Upstate NY donation truck delivers tears of joy to Hurricane Harvey victim

A truck from full of donations for Hurricane Harvey victims delivered a very special gift from Upstate New York to a little boy in Texas, and his dads emotional response is going viral. Michael Orta lost everything when his Port Arthur home was destroyed during Harvey. Orta told NBC New York the mom

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 19:38:00

Cuomo: Multi-state coalition meeting Paris climate accord targets

A coalition of states that formed after President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement will meet or exceed its goals for reducing carbon emissions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, along with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, announ

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-09-20 18:45:00

'Raging Bull' Jake LaMotta dies at 95: Boxer portrayed in film by Robert De Niro

MIAMI (AP) -- Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film "Raging Bull," for which Robert De Niro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95. LaMotta died Tuesday at a Miami-area hospital from complications of p

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-20 17:59:28

Fight ends with one shot in Batavia

Police were called to Evans Street near Watson Street for what started out as a fight, but ended with one person being shot. The victim was shot in the hand and abdomen. He was taken to an area hospital by Mercy Flight. His condition is unknown. Police were interviewing a potential suspect in the s

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-21 10:37:51

Cuomo cancels visit to Batavia

Cuomo postpones planned visit to Batavia BATAVIA - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced he will not be visiting the city today. Cuomo's office sent a press release at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday announcing the decision. The release offered not details as to why the visit was canceled but did say that it "will b

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2017-09-21 12:15:00