posted on June 03, 2010 06:42
A motorcyclist died in a collision with a car in Orleans County.
47-year-old Randolph Spencer of Kent was killed when his cycle struck a car on Route 18 in the Town of Carlton Tuesday afternoon.
State Police say the cycle made only slight contact with the car but it was enough to send the cycle off the road where it struck a deep culvert.
Spencer was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Medina man will spend 12 years behind bars for molesting two six-year-old children. Prosecutors say 19-year-old Richard Baldwin was on probation for an unrelated sex crime when investigators say he revealed the child abuse incidents to a counselor. He pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sex abuse for the incidents involving the children.
Despite his snub at the Republican State Convention, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy says his race for the Governor's Office might not be over just yet. After losing the Republican nomination to former Long Island Congressman Rick Lazio Wednesday, Levy would not rule out a gubernatorial run as an Independent.
Levy, a long-time Democrat who recently switched to the Republican Party in an effort to help his gubernatorial chances, lost to Lazio in the first vote Wednesday, with Lazio receiving more than 50-percent of the vote to make him the party nominee.
Governor David Paterson holds another public meeting with state legislative leaders at the Capitol today. The Governor and legislative leaders remain at odds over making cuts to close New York's $9.2-billion-dollar budget gap. The governor says he will impose spending reductions through emergency legislation to keep state government going
Today’s meeting comes a day after Governor Paterson announced plans to lay off tens of thousands of government workers. The state budget is more than two months late.