54.83.233.11
 WBTA WeatherCenter
 WBTA Local and Regional News
'Walkway of Hope' Lights Restored at YW Thanks to Community Help
Thursday, July 24, 2014 5:11 PM

Vandals destroyed the symbolic walkway at the YWCA last weekend. Several community members stepped forward to assist the organization to put them right back into place.

Read the whole article ..

Pembroke Native to Face September Trial on Terror-Related Charges
Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:32 PM

Robert James Talbot Jr., 38 – who grew up in Pembroke -- faces up to 30 years in federal prison if convicted of all the terror-related charges against him.

Read the whole article ..

LeRoy Man Charged with Felony Counts of Criminal Sexual Act
Thursday, July 24, 2014 4:27 PM

Police say the LeRoy man was in an East Main Street apartment yesterday and, while the victim was sleeping, inflicted forcible sexual contact.

Read the whole article ..

19 Months After Alleged Assault, LeRoy Police Arrest Former Resident
Thursday, July 24, 2014 3:53 PM

The LeRoy Police Department has charged 29-year-old Kenneth Smith III with felony counts of criminal possession of weapon and first-degree assault.

Read the whole article ..

How to Prevent Black Bear Sightings Near Your Home
Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:45 PM

With several occurrences this spring and summer in Genesee County, the Department of Environmental Conservation has tips on how to keep black bears away.

Read the whole article ..

Summitt Street Closed to All Traffic Monday through Wednesday
Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:20 AM

This phase of the project includes milling and resurfacing the roadway. The work zone will be from East Main Street (Rts. 5 / 33) to North Street.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 24, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014 7:19 AM
  • 17 year old Pavilion boy charged with felony rape...
  • Batavia man leads police on high speed motorcycle chase...
  • Marcell Dareus wants to "earn back" trust of teammates, fans...
Read the whole article ..

Pavilion Boy, 17, Charged with First-Degree Felony Rape
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:13 PM

The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports that, following an investigation, the 17-year-old allegedly had forcible sexual intercourse with a 17-year-old female acquaintance.

Read the whole article ..

Police Chase Involving Motorcycle Leads to Drug Charges
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:42 PM

The high-speed chase yesterday afternoon started on Lewiston Road in the Town of Batavia and ended in the Town of Alabama.

Read the whole article ..

Wyoming Co. Woman Accused of Driving Under Influence of Drugs in Batavia
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:02 PM

The Cowlesville resident is also accused of driving with two children in car and without a court-ordered ignition interlock device.

Read the whole article ..

Rep. Collins: Genesee County Airport to Receive $630,000 in Federal Funds
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:00 PM

The funds will go to the construction of approximately 700 linear feet of taxi lane to provide access to the new T-hangar area.

Read the whole article ..

Definitive Agreements Approved for UMMC to Join Rochester Regional Health System
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 1:58 PM

Rochester General has been providing services for UMMC for several years, but the agreement to become affiliates now appears complete.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 23, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:22 AM
  • Deputies probe cattle rustling in LeRoy...
  • Genesee County jobless rate falls...
  • Batavia Police chief explains shooting death of dog...
Read the whole article ..

Pembroke Teen, Rochester Man Accused of Selling Heroin, Crack Cocaine in Batavia
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:01 PM

They are facing felony charges in unrelated investigations.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Officials Proud of Reduction in Physical Altercations at High School, Seek to Form Committee to Continue Progress
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:50 PM

Due to working with police, the number of fights went from 19 in 2012-13 to three in 2013-14.

Read the whole article ..

Chief: 'Use of Force was Appropriate' in Fatal Shooting of Aggressive Dog
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:26 PM

The chief said an officer, responding to call for a barking dog initially before the aggressive pit bull got loose, was protecting himself.

Read the whole article ..

Sheriff's Office: Livestock Stolen from Town of LeRoy Farm
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:06 PM

Yet another local farm -- not far from the first -- reported the theft of hay and a milk replacer which is believed to be connected to the theft of 14 bull calves.

Read the whole article ..

Nominees sought for 2014 Le Royan of the Year
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:13 PM

Applications are due by Aug. 19.

Read the whole article ..

Genesee ARC Announces ARC/Lullo Memorial Golf, Tennis & Bocce Tournament Results
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:02 PM

Funds raised in the tournament benefit Genesee ARC’s programs and services for people with disabilities in our community.

Read the whole article ..

'Pathway to Hope' Lights Destoyed by Vandals at YWCA
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:53 AM

Executive Director Jeanne Walton calls it a "deliberate act" to "make a statement."

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 22, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:40 AM
  • Batavia man gets 10 years for choking ex-wife...
  • Cuomo has huge lead over GOP challenger...
  • Wegman's recalls fruit and pastries
Read the whole article ..

BPD Investigating Reported Pedestrian Robbery
Monday, July 21, 2014 5:28 PM

The department is asking for the public's help as it investigates the Saturday night incident which occurred at 11 o’clock at the intersection of Tracy and Washington Avenues.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Man Wanted in Alleged Domestic Violence Incident Arrested on Warrant
Monday, July 21, 2014 1:32 PM

Upon his arrest this weekend on State Street, 26-year-old Edward Loper was allegedly found in possession of a syringe and a controlled substance and had two drug charges tacked on.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 21, 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014 7:21 AM
  • Four charged with church breakins...
  • Fire erupts at Corfu scrap yard...
  • Construction begins on Route 5 in LeRoy.
Read the whole article ..

Saturday Morning News
Saturday, July 19, 2014 9:10 AM
  • LeRoy Road and Traffic Interuptions
  • Fire in Corfu Scrap Yard
  • City Centre Debt Service 
Read the whole article ..

Paving Work on Rt. 5 in LeRoy Begins Monday
Friday, July 18, 2014 2:38 PM

Crews will be preparing next week and paving begins the week of the 28th where traffic lanes will be reduced.

Read the whole article ..

City of Batavia Refinances City Centre Debt
Friday, July 18, 2014 2:27 PM

Officials say it will save the city $300,000 over the 21-year life of the reissued bond.

Read the whole article ..

Rep. Collins: More Fallout from ACA Costing 53,000 WNYers Medicaid Coverage
Friday, July 18, 2014 1:45 PM

BlueCross BlueShield withdrawing from its Medicaid programs will affect six western New York counties, including Wyoming, Erie and Orleans.

Read the whole article ..

Sen. Schumer Introduces Bring Jobs Home Act
Friday, July 18, 2014 1:43 PM

It's to encourage companies to bring outsourced jobs back to western New York.

Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 18, 2014
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:25 AM
  • NY unemployment rate lowest since 2008...
  • Medina man charged with felony welfare fraud...
  • Forbes Magazine: Bills worth $870-million
Read the whole article ..

Batavia Morning News Summary: Jul 17, 2014
Thursday, July 17, 2014 7:15 AM
  • Genesee Co. Fair reduces price of rides...
  • Preliminary results fail to determine Summer Ogden cause of death...
  • Hillary Clinton paid $275K for UB speech 
Read the whole article ..

 Twenty four hours a day, people who want to know rely on WBTA.
 Featured this week:
Birthday Club Winner
News Partners
  |  Login