posted on March 22, 2012 07:19
State Police say two bodies found in the Genesee River in Rochester have been positively identified as the two Oakfield brothers who went missing a month ago.
Officials discovered the bodies in the Genesee River on Tuesday morning.
54-year-old David King and 46-year-old Michael King were last seen on February 19th on the I-390 Bridge.
It's not clear how the two men ended up in the water.
An investigation into their deaths continues.
The man involved in a two hour stand off with police back last summer has been sentenced to 2 to 6 years in state prison.
51-year old Jody Gillett of Batavia attempted to stab Sheriff Sergeant Thomas Sanfratello with knife and samurai sword.
Gillett has a criminal record dating back 30 years.
A former Batavia man, already serving time for the sexual abuse of his stepdaughters, has been sentenced to 14 more years in prison for abusing another child.
29-year-old Anthony Dioguardi was referred to as a monster by his stepdaughters who spoke to the court just before sentencing.
One of the daughters said Dioguardi had ruined and corrupted her life.
Retired Buffalo Bills running back Thurman Thomas is not running for Congress.
The politically active former NFL player made it clear he would not be running against Buffalo Congressman Brian Higgins.
Thomas, a Republican, tweeted that he would not want to, quote, "have a bunch of clowns ravage" his personal life.
Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to defend his pact to bring pension reform to New York State, calling it a good deal for public workers.
Cuomo said the new Tier Six pension system, which provides lower benefits to new workers, will save the state billions of dollars in the long run and avert layoffs of public employees.
Cuomo says public employees should be happy with the new deal regardless of what their union heads say.