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GIRLS HOOPS: Batavia, Attica cruise into semifinals
BATAVIA — The Batavia girls basketball team entered the postseason having won 15 of its last 16 games to earn the No. 1 seed in the Section V Class B1 tournament and the Blue Devils certainly weren’t ready for the season to end on Friday night in the quarterfinals against No. 8 Livonia.
Power line down on Creek Road in Batavia
A power line is down in the roadway at 9131 Creek Road. The location is between Dorman and Lehigh roads. Town of Batavia Fire Department is responding.
High court issues rulings on two Genesee County rape cases
BATAVIA — A nearly three-year old rape conviction against a Batavia man has been overturned by an appeals court and will be returned to Genesee County Court for further proceedings.
3 people arrested on drug charges in Batavia
BATAVIA, N.Y. — Three people were arrested Friday morning following the execution of a search warrant in Batavia, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Darius L. Jones, 27, of Rochester, was charged with one felony count and one misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled su
Walmart thief sentenced to jail
WARSAW — A Batavia man who repeatedly stole thousands of dollars worth of electronics and other items from Walmart was sentenced Thursday in Wyoming County Court to one year in jail.
‘Rikers Island’s most violent inmate’ attacks guard from Albion Correctional
MEDINA — Aniah Ferguson was called “Arch Enemy No. 1” and “Rikers Island’s most violent inmate” in an article in the New York Daily News in April 2017. Ferguson, who made national news when she led a vicious attack on a girl at a McDonald’s in Brooklyn when she was 16, an attack caught on video, was
Disability ID cards available across New York state
ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."
Law and Order: Cone Street woman charged with two counts of grand larceny
Kayleigh Marie Perez, 29, of Cone Street, Batavia, is charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny, a Class E felony. She was arrested on Feb. 21 for two crimes. In the first incident, she allegedly stole a debit card from Walmart at 7:49 p.m.. on Jan. 13 and used it at several locations.
New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.
County set to hire architect to oversee planning for new jail
County officials are ready to move ahead with plans for a new Genesee County Jail, which begins with hiring an architectural firm to help plan and design and hire a general contractor to oversee construction of the new jail, which could be located on land already owned by the county next to County B
‘Evil incarnate’ sentenced to 20 years to life in random attack on brothers
WARSAW — On Aug. 13, “evil incarnate” came to Wyoming County in the form of Michael J. Finch, who on that day committed one of the most brutal and senseless acts of violence Wyoming has ever seen.
Hawley, DiPietro speak out against Cuomo plan to close state prisons
BATAVIA — Two local legislators have voiced their disagreement with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plans to close up to three state prisons. Assemblyman Steve Hawley, R-Batavia, called for the state prisons to stay open.
Man hit with 17-count indictment for chase, injuring trooper
A Genesee County grand jury has filed a 17-count indictment against a Rochester man who allegedly injured a state trooper with his motorcycle after a high-speed chase on the Thruway in August.
UPDATE: High wind warnings begin Sunday across region
UPDATE, 7:15 a.m.: The National Weather Service has issued high wind warnings that will be in effect from Sunday morning through Monday morning across the region, with wind gusts in some places reaching as high as 75 mph.
Stefaniak erupts for 35 as Batavia rolls past Livonia in Class B1 sectional action
Senior point guard Ryann Stefaniak, playing in the final home game of her stellar career at Batavia High, came out shooting tonight and she didn’t stop until she scored 35 points – including eight three-point baskets – in her Lady Devils’ 78-43 victory over Livonia in a Section 5 Class B1 girls’ bas
Take a step back in time at this 100 year old Batavia Toy Store
BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW-TV) — Tucked away in a little corner of Batavia, N.Y. is a toy store that just celebrated a hundred years. The sign outside still says Adam Miller Toy and Bike, but John Roche took over the place in 2002 from the Miller family.
Double Initial Murders: Was it the work of one killer?
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - All month News10NBC has been taking you inside the evidence of the Double Initial murders. Three Rochester girls were abducted, raped and murdered in the early 1970s. No arrests have ever been made.
Suppression hearing held in Batavia murder case
BATAVIA — The man charged in the July 2018 bludgeoning death of Raymond L. Morgan, 47, of Batavia, appeared in court Thursday for a suppression hearing that focused partly on his cell phone.
Murder suspect's phone at issue in evidence hearing
At an evidence hearing today in the murder case proceedings against Richard D. Hanes, his defense attorney argued that Judge Charles Zambito should not allow his client's mobile phone and its content to be presented to a jury if the case goes to trial.
Police: Sex offender charged with failure to register address change — again
BATAVIA — A Level 2 sex offender who previously served time for failure to report an address change has been arrested again on the same charge. Jeremy R. Eaton, 41, of Ellicott Avenue is a Level 2 sex offender, police said. He was in custody at Genesee County Jail for a parole violation at the time