WDNY Local News, Thursday, April 12, 2018

Written by on April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12 2018

The indictment of a former Wyoming County deputy charged with murder reveals a possible motive. 60-year-old Joseph Mlyniec was arraigned for allegedly gunning down Robert Irvine the Third last month The indictment accused him of killing the victim to keep sexual abuse allegations from being reported. It isn’t clear who the alleged sex abuse victim was. Mlyniec pleaded not guilty to murder and intimidating a witness, and was sent back to jail.

A man from Mt Morris accused of stealing a car late last year has been ruled mentally unfit to stand trial and will stay in a psychiatric center for treatment until he is. 20 year old Justin Gledhill is accused of taking that car m,ember on Christmas eve and then crashing it. Judge Robert Wiggins says Gledhill isn’t able to assist in his own defense and so committed him to a mental health facility. Family Members say Gledhill had permission to use the car and had done so before and did nothing wrong in this case.

A grand jury has indicted a woman for allegedly decapitating her child. Monroe County deputies say last week in the town of Sweden, 36-year-old Hanane Mouhib killed her seven-year-old son with a knife. The details of the indictment weren’t publicly available. Mouhib remained behind bars without bail yesterday while her son was laid to rest.

The state is singling out a kind of barn found only in a small part of the areaas a threatened historic resource. They’re called Wells Barns and they only exist in part of Livingston and Monroe Counties. They feature a unique design from the late 18-00’s and there are only about 50 left. Livingston County Historian says most are located around Caledonia. The barns are on a state list called Seven to Save that encourages preservation of parts of New York history that many people don’t know about but are in danger of disappearing for good

The DEC want to hear from the public on how best to manage a important natural rescource in the area. The agency will hold a puclic meeting on April 24th to talk about habitat conservation plans for the Conesus Inlet Wildlife Management Area The Conesus inlet WMA is about 1,400 acres of mainly wetlands that the state says is home to many kinds of wildlife and provides a valuable regional recreation area that requires proper management. The session will be held fro 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the DEC Region 8 Headquarters, on East Avon-Lima Rd., Avon We have a link to the management plan posted on our website. [https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/24432.html]

Students across the state may have to retake computer based English tests. Yesterday there were serious issues for New York students taking computerized English Language Arts tests. The State Education Department said some students between the third and eighth grade at 263 schools across the state had technical difficulties with the tests. Some of the reported issues included log in failures, crashes and lost work. Education officials blamed the company hired to administer the tests but say the problems are now fixed.


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