WDNY Local News, Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Written by on January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Dangerous cold is on the way. The temperatures Wednesday and Thursday could dip below zero overnight with daytime highs in the single digits with wind chills making it feel even colder—perhaps as much as 35 below. That kind of cold can quickly cause frostbite on exposed skin.

Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says two people have been arrested after what he calls a serious assault in the Town of York early Sunday Morning. He also says part of the investigation involves reported graphic social media posts showing the victim and that deputies will have more information about the case as the investigation continues Those arrested are facing Robbery in the 2nd Degree charges—and more arrests are possible

A transportation official from Livonia has been put on leave after she was ticketed for drunk driving., The Livingston County sheriff’s office identifies her as 65-year-old Sheila Gfeller—and they say the charges do NOT involve her operating a school bus or while she was on duty. The district says Gfeller—who is the district’s senior driver—has been put on leave pending an internal investigation Superintendent Matt Cole says the district puts student safety first and that her administrative leave is part of an internal investigation. He says the senior driver position is primarily an office job coordinating the district’s transpiration. To drive a bus requires a commercial drivers license..and anyone with a CDL convicted of drunk driving could lose that license for a year.

Police plan to be out in full for Super Bowl weekend. The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, five local police departments and New York State Park Police from Letchworth State Park are among the agencies taking part. The big game is on Sunday, and police say anyone who plans to party should plan on a designated driver or another safe way of getting home

Another candidate for Livingston County Court judge. Attorney and Livonia village justice Margaret Graf Linsner, of is the fourth person to declare for the race which will fill two seats being vacated by the retirements of judges Dennis Cohen and Robert Wiggins Lisner joins Geneseo defense attorney Kevin Van Allen, former federal prosecutor Jennifer Noto and Avon Town Justice Jeannie Michalski as declared candidates for the county judge positions.. Lisner has been the Town justice in Livonia since 2016 and has been in private practice since 1995

Gun control will be the main item on the agenda for the state Legislature today.  Lawmakers are expected to pass legislation that would ban teachers from carrying guns in school.  Schools would still be allowed to have armed security.  Lawmakers are also set to vote on bills expanding the timeline for background checks as well as making the sale and possession of bump stock devices illegal.


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