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Geneseo Police Department’s Weekly Arrest Blotter

Chief Eric Osganian released the Geneseo Police Department’s arrest activity for April 16th through April 20th. Joseph Floyd-Carter, age 24 from Geneseo, NY was charged with unlawful possession of marihuana on East South Street. Floyd-Carter is scheduled to appear in Geneseo Village Court on May 14.


Livingston County Sheriff Department’s Weekly Activity Report

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department has released their weekly activity report. Russell H. Maurer 62, Livonia, NY, was charged with Disorderly conduct on April 18, and was issued an appearance ticket to answer charges in Livonia Town Court on a later date.


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Henrietta Woman Arrested For DWI And A Drug Charge

Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of a Monroe County woman on DWI and cocaine related charges after a traffic stop. On April 17, 2019 Deputy Matthew Thomas was assigned to the Sheriff’s STOP DWI Unit when he stopped a vehicle on East Avon Lima Road (State Route 5 & 20) in the Town of Av


New York State Police Investigate Brewster Stabbing

BREWSTER, NY — New York State police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours Monday at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street in Brewster.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


State DOT endorses community grid plan for I-81 replacement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in downtown Syracuse and replacing it with a ground-level community grid.


Straight to jail for Compton who was out on bail when he stabbed a father and son on Easter Sunday

CLARENDON — Kevin J. Compton is supposed to appear in Genesee County Court Tuesday morning to continue his case as he faces charges from January for reckless endangerment charges, unlawful imprisonment, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon.


Fugitive's girlfriend gets three years for pointing cell phone at Geneseo officer

GENESEO, NY (WROC) -- The girlfriend of David Clyde Morgan, the man deputies say pulled gun on a Geneseo police officer, was sentenced earlier this month. Sandra Brown will serve three years in prison on a count of menacing. Prosecutors say Brown was in the car with Morgan during the altercation wit


Woman involved in Geneseo manhunt sentenced

GENESEO, N.Y. (WHEC) — The woman charged in connection to last summer's manhunt in Geneseo will spend three years in state prison. Sandra Brown, 41, was sentenced earlier this month on a conviction of menacing a police officer.


I-390 Stop Leads To Another Arrest On Drug Charges

Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty reports the arrest of Steuben County woman on drug related charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 390. On April 18, 2019 Deputy Shawn Whitford was assigned to the Sheriff’s Office Operation Safe Interstate initiative when he stopped a vehicle on Interstate 390 for a v


Town Hall Tonight For Proposed Housing Project On Volunteer Road In Geneseo

CDS Monarch will be hosting a Town Hall in Geneseo this evening to answer questions regarding the proposed CDS Housing project. This is an affordable housing project that will serve seniors and formerly homeless veterans on Volunteer Road.


Historic Elmira, N.Y. cream ale to return this summer

ELMIRA, NY -- When Steve Shaw Jr. decided to resurrect an historic, pre-Prohibition Upstate New York beer brand, the choice of style was a no-brainer. It’s going to be a cream ale.


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


1919: Women rule in Cleveland, N.Y. and they got right to work

In the spring of 1918, the women of New York State were finally given the right to vote. While this was a significant event for every adult female in the state, the women of one small Oswego County village decided to take it one step farther.


Reckless drive on Easter Sunday results in Leandra’s Law charges and jail for Allegany County man

PERRY — An Allegany County man was jailed Easter day for alleged reckless driving, drug possession and struggling with police. The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office started receiving multiple 911 calls about 3:45 p.m. Sunday about a car which had struck several objects in the village of Perry and was


Burlington opens at new Henrietta location

Burlington has moved its store from Southtown Plaza and is set for a grand opening May 3 in the former Toys R Us property in Henrietta. “We are thrilled to remain in the community, providing local residents with a new shopping experience for the entire family,” said Tom Kingsbury, president, CEO and


Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) - Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and a longtime employee at JR Motorsports alongside her daughter Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died following a battle with cancer. She was 65.


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


Deputies identify Henrietta man pulled from Irondequoit Bay

WEBSTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office have identified the body of a man pulled from Irondequoit Bay earlier this month. Deputies say three men were on a canoe on the bay when it flipped over on April 13. Two of the men managed to swim back to shore, but 27-year-old Trevor Reed, o