WDNY Local News, Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Written by on April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Much of the area is in for high winds. Forecasters say wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour are possible. The windstorms could down trees, knock out power and cause lakeshore flooding. Officials say drivers of high profile vehicles should also use extra caution today.

The numbers are in from this year’s deer hunting season and the state says hunters took fewer animals than the year before. Thats in spite of more permit being issued. Statewide, the count was just over 200,000, while in Livingston county, hunters tagged 7,500 deer. Of those, 3,100 were bucks. The highest number was in Mount Morris, with a total harvest of 937. State officials say they’ll study the number for trends in deer management, but overall they see proof the annual hunt as a sound wildlife management tool.

A woman from Mount Morris has pleaded guilty to drunk driving with two children in her car. 35 year old Ronika Jones wills serve four months of weekend in jail, and be on probation for five years after that admission in Livingston County Court. Police say Jones was on her way back from visiting an inmate at the Grovelend Correctional facility when she was pulled over on Main Street last September. Having kids in the car while driving drunk is a violation of the state’s Leandra’s Law.

A local business owner it teaming up with the Rochester Red Wings to say Thanks to first responders again this year. The fourth annual first repsonders night is set for July 22nd at Rochester’s Frontier field. The owner of Genesee Valley motors in Avon,. Dom DiGenovasays it’s a great way to honor those who answer the call and whose service is sometimes unappreciated. DiGenova and the Team will provide hundreds of free tickets to first responders for that game, which features the red wings playing the Norfolk Tides. There is more information on a special website, www.FirstRespondersROC.com,

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is suing the Trump administration over a proposed question in the upcoming census. Trump’s team announced last week that the 2020 census would include a question demanding to know citizenship status. Schneiderman along with 18 attorneys general and six cities filed suit yesterday arguing that the question’s unconstitutional. The suit claims that asking the question undermines the accuracy of the population count and can harm states with large immigrant communities.

The Buffalo Bills are suing a man who is running for Governor in Rhode Island for a million dollars. The NFL team claims Giovanni Feroce made a promotional deal to be the official timepiece of the Buffalo Bills. Giant clocks were installed around New Era Field and the company paid the first installment of 87-thousand-dollars. The Bills later learned that Feroce didn’t have the rights to the watch company’s trademark when the deal was cut in 2014.

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