posted on August 21, 2012 07:39
A fatal accident in the Town of Alabama.
It happened around 7:15 last night on Shanks Road.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies say a 2008 PT cruiser, operated by Stanley J. Myka, 64, or Akron ran off the shoulder of the highway and struck a utility pole.
Myka was taken to UMMC and pronounced dead on arrival.
The investigation is continuing.
Eight jurors have been selected so far in the trial of Jaquetta Simmons.
She is facing a felony assault charge under New York’s Granny Law.
Simmons is accused of punching a 70-year-old cashier at the Batavia Wal-Mart last December.
A total of 12 jurors and alternates must be chosen before testimony can begin.
Seven cases of E-coli infection are being investigated by the Livingston County Health Department. The infections were reported during a two-week period. None of the cases have been fatal. Authorities are trying to pinpoint the cause of the outbreak. The victims range in age from 22 to 67.
The man responsible for killing John Lennon is up for parole for the seventh time.
State Department of Corrections officials say Mark Chapman is scheduled to be interviewed by members of the parole board this week and a decision could be made by the end of the week.
Chapman shot the Beatles legend in December 1980 outside of his New York City home.
He was sentenced in 1981 pleading guilty to second-degree murder.
Chapman is serving his time at the Wende Correctional Facility in Alden.
Neighbors were surprised to learn that anyone had been living inside a home where three people died during a devastating fire in Bolivar on Sunday. Forty-two year old Tina Kemp and two children died in the fire while another adult and child were able to get out alive. Neighbors say they actually thought the home was vacant and described conditions outside as "deplorable."
She made headlines after being bullied on a school bus by students and now, the Rochester grandmother says she wants to help others. Karen Klein is using some of the money donated to her to start and anti-bullying foundation. Klein has retired since the incident was caught on camera and went viral. More than 700-thousand dollars was raised for her.