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Batavia Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries
Friday, November 24, 2017 5:16 PM
  • Police say suspect committed five residential burglaries...
  • All occurred over the past three months...
  • One home was burglarized three times
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Batavia Woman Killed in Rt 33 Crash
Friday, November 24, 2017 4:01 PM

Tori Nigro, 19, killed when car struck tractor trailer

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Squeeze This wins tight finish at Batavia Downs
Friday, November 24, 2017 6:44 AM

Batavia Downs would like to wish all our fans and patrons a very Happy Thanksgiving and look forward to seeing everyone back at the track when live racing resumes on Friday (Nov. 24) at 6 p.m.

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WBTA Morning News: Nov 24, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017 6:32 AM
  • Hospital employee accused of stealing drugs in Batavia.
  • Central Ave resident arrested at sentencing for unrelated alleged crack sales.
  • Brockport Parents face the aftermath of child porn investigation of Kindergarten Teacher. 
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Results of Orleans Co DWI Saturation Patrol
Thursday, November 23, 2017 8:03 AM

Police agencies throughout Orleans County participated

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WBTA Morning News: Nov 23, 2017
Thursday, November 23, 2017 7:49 AM
  • Tyrod Taylor back to starting post...
  • Canandaigua Police: body found may be that of missing woman...
  • Brockport parents get help to cope with arrest of teacher
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Hawley: Small Business Saturday Builds a Stronger Community
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:32 PM

"By patronizing these tremendous companies this weekend you will undoubtedly take part in helping to create local jobs, stimulate our economy and make Western New York a fantastic place to do business.” - Hawley

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Perry man facing DWI following a single car crash in Bethany
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 1:37 PM

30 year old Kenneth Wilson Jr. of Burke Hill Road Perry was charged with DWI and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident.

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Long time employee becomes new owner at Batavia’s Original
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 1:24 PM

Kathy Ferrara has worked at Batavia’s first pizza parlor for nearly 30 years beginning as a waitress for the original owners of what was then Pontillo’s.

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GCC Athletics Update
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 1:09 PM

The Genesee Community College's athletes of the week for the period ending Nov. 19 are TaLia Burgess (Philadelphia, Pa.) from the women's basketball team and Ferran Martinez (Barcelona, Spain) from the men's swim team.

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Investigators looking for potenital victims of Brockport Kindergarten Teacher facing child porn charges
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:40 PM

He faces up to 20 years in prison and a quarter million dollar fine on the charges.

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 22, 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 6:43 AM
  • Former escapee David Sweat moved to Attica...
  • Brockport kindergarten teacher arrested on child porn charges...
  • Gasoline prices at 3-yr high
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LCSO: K9 Kane to receive body armor
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 5:19 PM

K9 Kane will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.

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Public Hearing on New Local Law Regarding County Salaries
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:48 PM

A Public Hearing on proposed Local Law Introductory No. 5 Year 2017 at the Old Courthouse, 7 Main Street, Batavia, New York on December 13th at 5:30PM.

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Protesters in Batavia looking to end an all too common injury
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:41 PM

Vote for Andrew and his "Toaster Shooter" daily at AndrewsInvention.com until midnight Monday.

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Batavia Downs offers a $12,500 guaranteed Pick-5 Wednesday
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:26 PM

Post time for the first race Wednesday is 5:00 pm.

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NYSP Warsaw: Cold Case Tuesday
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1:24 PM

New York State Police in Warsaw continue to investigate the 1979 missing person case of James Dean Knox.  

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Batavia Morning News: Nov 21, 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 6:48 AM
  • Medina man arrested for molesting disabled persons...
  • Albion corrections officer arrested for relationship with inmate...
  • Ideas wanted for how to spend $10-million
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Hawley: Giving Back Gives Meaning to the Holiday Season
Monday, November 20, 2017 5:12 PM

Visit http://www.foodpantries.org/st/new_york  to find a food pantry or donate to one of our local options here in Western New York

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Former Correctional Officer in Albion arrested for relationship with inmate
Monday, November 20, 2017 3:48 PM

State Police in Albion report the arrest of 33 year old Daijon Talford of Buffalo for Official Misconduct.

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NYSP encourage pistol permit holders to recertify their permit ahead of approaching deadline
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:27 PM

The State Police have created a simple online process that allows licensees to quickly complete their certification. More information can be found at this link: http://troopers.ny.gov/firearms/.

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Quicksilvercandy A advances in age and winnings
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:24 PM

She’ll be racing in the 4th race on Wednesday night. That race should go off about 7pm.

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Justice for Children Advocacy Center Earns Re-Accreditation from National Children's Alliance
Monday, November 20, 2017 2:00 PM

Accreditation is the highest level of membership with National Children’s Alliance and denotes excellence in service provision.

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GCC Trustees Report on NYCCT Conference
Monday, November 20, 2017 1:27 PM

The 63rd Annual Conference for the New York Community College Trustees (NYCCT) was held October 19-22, 2017 in Syracuse and provided a unique opportunity for Genesee Community College.

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Thanksgiving week draw schedule at Batavia Downs
Monday, November 20, 2017 1:24 PM

There are only 11 days of racing remaining in the 2017 at Batavia Downs season which concludes on Saturday (Dec. 16). 

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Orleans County man accused of felony sex crimes in Perry and Batavia
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:56 PM

Youngs is charged with two separate counts of Criminal Sex Act in the second degree for allegedly victimizing two individuals who were both disabled.

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Geneva man jailed for Batavia Burglary calls protected person in lock up
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:53 PM

Caez-Gonzales was arrested last Tuesday night and jailed on charges of Burglary, Criminal Contempt and Aggravated Family Offense for allegedly having contact with several protected persons.

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Fire reported in the wall of the Log Cabin restaurant in Indian Falls
Monday, November 20, 2017 12:18 PM

Shortly after noon call went out for a fire in the wall of the Log Cabin Restaurant on Gilmore Road in Indian Falls.

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NYSP Lockport- Request public assistance with two runaway youths
Monday, November 20, 2017 11:28 AM

On November 18, 2017, Troopers responded to Wyndham Lawn Home for Children, Lockport, NY for two runaway girls. 

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Batavia Morning news: Nov 20, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017 6:52 AM
  • McDermott has no regrets for starting Peterman...
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas south of Genesee County...
  • Beware of bail bondsman scam
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WBTA Sunday News: Nov 19, 2017
Sunday, November 19, 2017 8:10 AM
  • Police warn of "Bondsman" scam...
  • High speed chase follows suspected shoplifting...
  • Bills on the west coast
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A gutsy effort gives Kahoku Batavia feature
Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:27 AM

Racing resumes at Batavia Downs on Saturday evening (Nov.18) with post time do the first race at 6 p.m.

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WBTA Saturday News: Nov 18, 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:13 AM
  • Three Rochester residents behind bars following a high speed chase.
  • Police seeking public’s help in identifying two men who stole a cash box from a liquor store.
  • New York State Thruway app announced that will help drivers during holiday travels.
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