posted on November 07, 2011 07:23
A hunting accident in Alabama has taken a life.
Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies confirm 42-year-old Charles Sossong of Lockport-Olcott Road in Newfane was in a tree stand hunting deer yesterday, when he fell about 35 feet to the ground.
It happened approximately ½ -mile southeast of the Onondaga Nature Trail parking lot on Sour Springs Road. Deputies say Sossong was not wearing a fall restraint system.
The accident happened on the Iroquois National Wildlife Area.
Four people are seriously injured after a fiery, one-vehicle crash on Route 19A in the Wyoming County town of Genesee Falls. Sheriff’s deputies say the car driven by 28-year-old Heather Jerge left Route 19A, rolled over, and burst into flames.
All four occupants were out of the vehicle when deputies arrived. Jerge was Mercy Flighted to the Erie County Medical Center, and is listed in critical condition.
Two passengers, 38-year-old Scott Harner and 52-year-old David Sikora were both Mercy Flighted to Strong Memorial Hospital vin Rochester. They're also in critical condition.
A third passenger, 51-year-old David Fronczak, is in serious condition at Wyoming County Community Hospital.
The investigation is continuing into the accident.
A domestic dispute in the Wyoming County Town of Sheldon has led to an arrest for stabbing.
26-year-old Charles Ryan of Clinton Street in Cowlesville has been charged with Assault for allegedly stabbing his brother-in-law in the back.
29-year-old Rick Reiss Junior of Route 77 in Sheldon is listed in stable condition at Wyoming county Community Hospital.
Ryan is in jail with bail set at $50,000.
A Nunda couple is in jail after an investigation into drug activity in Livingston County.
Both 44-year-old Kurt Trescott and 42-year-old Jayme Lyons-Trescott were arrested on various drug charges. Kurt allegedly had 16 oz. of marijuana in his possession, while Jayme is accused of giving marijuana to a 13-year-old child.
Both are in jail.
Kurt Trescott has no bail. Jayme Lyons-Trescott is jailed in lieu of $5,000 for Jayme Lyons-Trescott.
Last weekend's freak snowstorm on the East Coast still continues to plague tens of thousands of residents in Connecticut with power outages. Connecticut Light and Power, the state’s largest utility, says large-scale outages may last until Wednesday before power is completely restored.
New Jersey and Massachusetts each have a few hundred people still waiting for the lights to come back on. Elsewhere, companies in Maine and New Hampshire say customers affected by the storm are back on line.
Senator Charles Schumer is calling for an investigation into credit agencies. Schumer says some agencies track prescription drug use and annual income, which is then sold to marketing and mortgage companies. But he says the consumer is not always informed. Schumer is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate any new types of ratings, which cover much more than just credit scores. He wants to find out if some of the new types violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act.