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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Sheriff's: 25-year-old man dies following Route 5 crash

A Batavia 25-year-old died Friday following a two-vehicle crash on Route 5 in Stafford, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Thomas Manzella was traveling west on Route 5 when he lost control of his vehicle on a snow-covered road, spun out of control and crossed into the eastbound lane

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 01:25:47

Batavia man dies in weather related crash

STAFFORD, NY - The Genesee Co. Sheriff's office says blowing snow and poor road conditions are partly to blame for a Friday morning crash that killed a Batavia man. They say Thomas Manzella, 24, was heading west on Rt. 5 in Stafford shortly before 6:30 a.m. when the pickup truck he was driving slid

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-16 20:43:00

Batavia man killed in Route 5 crash early Friday

STAFFORD - A Batavia man was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck and slammed head-on into a 10-wheel truck on Route 5 early Friday morning, Genesee County sheriff's deputies said. Thomas J. Manzella, 24, was driving west on Route 5 near Clipnock Road about 6:30 a.m. when his 2007 Chevrol

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-16 20:08:00

Longtime Rochester congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Longtime congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-25) has died after suffering an injury from a fall in her D.C. residence last week. Her Chief of Staff announced the Congresswoman pased away early this morning surrounded by her family at George Washington University Hospital. The 88-year

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-16 17:26:00

Wyoming County Drug Task Force naps suspected dealers from Batavia and Le Roy

Among the 11 people arrested on drug sales charges over the past few weeks in Wyoming County were two Genesee County residents, according to arrest reports released today by the Wyoming County Drug Task Force. Mitchell Freeman, 29, of Quinlan Road, Le Roy, was arrested Feb. 17, and charged with crim


Trevyan Rowe: Wake for Rochester City School District student will be Thursday

Trevyan Rowe, the Rochester City School District who died earlier this month after leaving his school, will be celebrated and remembered next week, according to his family. His wake will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bethel Christian Fellowship, 321 East Ave. in Rochester. It is open to the p

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-03-16 21:52:09

RCSD Board: Criminal charges possible for RCSD employee

The Rochester City School Board President says as the investigation into the death of 14-year old Trevyan Rowe continues, he expects the fallout to be severe. He says it is possible there will be criminal charges filed against the employee who altered Trevyan's attendance record for that day. News p

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2018-03-16 11:33:50

Batavia man killed in Stafford collision with Mack truck this morning, he was 24

At about 6:24 a.m. today the Genesee County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a head-on motor-vehicle accident with serious physical injury in the area of Route 5 and Clipnock Road in the Town of Stafford. Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2007 Chevrolet pickup truck being driven by

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-03-16 16:41:40

Erie Co. Sheriff's deputy accused of beating, strangling woman

BUFFALO, NY - An Erie County Sheriff's deputy is accused of beating and strangling a woman inside his home back in December 2017. Dennis McAndrew, 39, of Buffalo, was arraigned in Erie County Court Thursday on an indictment charging him with second-degree assault and two counts of second-degree stra

WGRZ TV - 2018-03-15 21:58:00

Cuomo: Investigate any NY schools that blocked student walkout

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked state education officials Thursday to investigate reports that some New York schools prevented students from taking part in Wednesday's nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence. In a letter the Democrat sent to Education Department Commissioner

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-16 12:12:44

Police: Warsaw woman stole donated items from charity

A Warsaw woman is facing a handful of petit larceny charges after a three-month investigation revealed she had stolen goods donated by residents to a local charitable organization that helps needy families. State Police out of Geneseo received an initial complaint Jan. 4. Officers' preliminary inves


Police: Upstate NY woman hit, killed by vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A 75-year-old woman died Tuesday evening after she was pinned underneath a vehicle that she mistakenly put in reverse instead of park, according to New York State Police. Bonnie Kraft, of Steuben County, stopped at her mailbox near the intersection of Fall Creek Road and Bearlick H


Brothers charged with illegal racing in Wyoming

WYOMING - It wasn't exactly out of the Cannonball Run handbook. A pair of brothers face numerous charges after an investigation into a report that they were racing their cars down Sherman Avenue Feb. 28, Wyoming County sheriff's deputies said. Kevin J. Snyder, 26, of Wyoming and David M. Snyder, 31,


Wyoming County man pleads guilty to raping 15-year-old

WARSAW, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Wyoming County man has pleaded guilty to forcibly raping a 15-year-old victim. Lance Riley, of Dansville and Perry, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape in Wyoming County Court Tuesday. Riley admitted to strangling the victim during the sexual act. He will be sentenced to ten


Batavia students walk out. Not in one voice, but many.

BATAVIA - Roughly a third of Batavia High School's student body stepped outside the building Wednesday to remember the 17 students and teachers killed in a February school shooting in Parkland, Fl. They carried signs expressing personal grief and personal messages, but neither had a consensus opinio


East Avon firefighters respond to two-vehicle accident

Members of the East Avon Fire Department were dispatched to Interstate 390 near the county line Tuesday at around 9:45 a.m. for the report of a disabled car on the side of the road that was side-swiped by a tractor trailer. The first arriving members of the department reported that the accident actu


Car crashes into Rochester home, severs gas line

(WHAM photo) Rochester, N.Y. - The front porch of a home was destroyed, and a gas line severed after a crash in Rochester Tuesday night. The crash happened in the area of Avenue D and Hollenbeck Street around 6:20 p.m. According to police, a Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on Avenue D when it