Monday, January 29, 2018
A woman from Lakeville has been sentenced to three months in prison and put on probation for 10 years after she was convicted of sending pornographic pictures to a 13-year-old boy. 35-year-old Amanda Wilson will also be put on the state’s sex offender registry. Wilson was charged last March with sending inappropriate pictures and videos the boy and asking him to do the same. Wilson pleaded guilty to the charges in November. She could have faced up to 7 years in prison on those felony charges.
State police have arrested a man they say was carrying 3 pounds of marijuana as he drove down 390 through Livingston County. They also say Cornelius Douglas of Rochester had crack cocaine in his possession when he was pulled over for a traffic violation on the southbound interstate in Geneseo. He was taken to Livingston County jail on $5,000 Bond.
People will be spinning for a cause this weekend in Livingston County. The annual Cycle for Hope will take place at two locations to raise money for Camp Good Days and Special Times and the Golisano Children’s Hospital on Saturday The indoor cycling event will take place Cycle Craze in Geneseo and TNT Freewheeling in Caledonia, where those in good enough shape will spin for 6 hours in a marathon to help those who have been affected by childhood cancer. For more information, the website is campgooddays.org—we have put that on our website.
New York lawmakers may be extending the amount of time a cancer patient can sue after learning of a missed diagnosis. Top state officials have announced an agreement on Lavern’s Law. The law is named after Lavern Wilkinson who died after a missed cancer diagnosis. This agreement could amend the malpractice statute of limitations of this from 15-months to two-and-a-half-years.
Scratch 2010 gubernatorial candidates Carl Paladino from this year’s race, Paladino has told the Conservative Party Political Action Conference he won’t be a contender this year He lost in 2010 to Governor Cuomo but had said he was strongly considering running again. Republicans in the state say they want to avoid a primary and so far there are NO announced candidates.
Governor Cuomo is again lashing out at tax reform more than a month after it became law. He is joining Governors of New Jersey and Connecticut to challenge the new law in court. Cuomo, Governor Dannel Malloy of Connecticut and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will argue the bill is a violation of states’ rights because 12 states, which all happen to be Democratic, are bearing the brunt of the new ten-thousand-dollar limit on state and local tax deductibility. Speaking of taxes, today is the first day you’ll be able to file your 2017 return—one thing that won’t change—the due date of April 15th.