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Criminal charges have been placed against the mother of a Batavia toddler who fell from a second story window at his home.

23-year-old Jessica Lyke of East Avenue has been charged with three counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Last week, Jessica’s 17-month old son somehow fell out of a window plunging 14 feet to the pavement below.
Although the boy was rushed to Strong Memorial Hospital his injuries were not serious and he has since recovered.
Genesee County Child Protective Services took part in the investigation.
Jessica has been released on her own recognizance.

A Wyoming County man has been charged with the alleged sexual abuse of a child three years ago.
29-year-old Timothy Ribble of Portageville has been jailed in lieu of 10-thosuand dollars bail.
Authorities said Ribble knew the mother of the 11-year old child. 
Ribble had been entrusted with the child’s care at the time of the suspected abuse.

Social Service agencies know that combating teenage drug and alcohol abuse is a battle against a moving target.
But Batavia’s GCASA has a new weapon in their arsenal to take the fight out to the street with a new Community Coalition Van.
It’s been a difficult season for Darien Lake.
The tragic death of an Iraq war veteran who fell from a roller coaster, a few weeks later 32 park patrons trapped on the same coaster when a drive chain broke closing the ride for the season.
Hundreds of arrests were made this summer at the park’s concert venue.
Just yesterday, a power failure shut down 10 rides 
The park’s full time season ends this Monday. It will open on weekends until the middle of October.
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