posted on January 17, 2012 06:59
Those mysterious tics that have affected a dozen LeRoy High School girls gets national attention this morning.
At least two of the girls are scheduled to appear on NBC’s Today Show this morning.
Thera Sanchez and Katie Krautwurst are scheduled to tell their stories on the show later this morning.
State Health Department officials maintain the ailment affecting the girls is not contagious, and it's not environmental.
The state says there is a diagnosis, but they can not reveal the diagnosis given the girls due to federal privacy laws.
Some parents have disputed the claim, maintaining they have received no diagnosis and the girls are simply being treated for their symptoms.
A verdict in the sex abuse trial against Erik Roth of Elba is due today.
The 42-year-old Roth is accused of sexually abusing two young girls, as young as 3 and 6 years old, in a case dating back nearly 8 years.
A two day non-jury trial earlier this month included testimony from the alleged victims, as well as Roth himself. An out-of-town judge presided over the case. She returns to Genesee County Court to reveal her verdict.
The body of an as yet unidentified woman was recovered from a car pulled from a pond near Java Lake.
The grim discovery made yesterday.
"Buffalo News" reports Wyoming County Sheriff's deputies are investigating and no further details have been released.
A new poll finds Governor Andrew Cuomo's popularity has reached an all-time high. According to the latest Siena College poll, 62 percent of respondents approve of the job Cuomo is doing in office, and a whopping 73 percent rate the governor favorably. Cuomo will release his 2012-2013 budget proposal later today.