posted on September 01, 2013 08:21
A Batavia father and son were seriously injured when their car went out of control on Ledge Road in Alabama and split in two.
The accident happened yesterday morning.
The driver of the car, 31 year old Shawn Wolcott Sr. of Maple Street, Batavia, told deputies his car suddenly jerked to the right and then ran off the road.
Wolcott’s 10 year old son, also named Shawn, was a passenger.
The boy was airlifted to Women and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo.
Shawn Senior was taken to ECMC.
A South Byron man is dead after a car crash in Erie County.
Jason Jewett, 31, and his passenger,Steven Webb, 28, of Hamburg both died at the scene early Friday morning.
Authorities say Jewett was driving when he apparently lost control of his car, crashed into some trees and roll over.
Authorities say speed was a factor in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.
A Batavia man is facing serious shoplifting charges.
Deputies say 29-year-old Jason Lang of Liberty Street allegedly took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from Walmart on two separate occasions. He was charged with Grand Larceny
Lang was jailed on $2,500 bail.
A Medina teenager is also charged with Grand Larceny.
Deputies say the 17 year old took about $2,000 in cash while employed at Darien Lake this summer.
A New York assemblyman wants the governor's office to hand over its posh luxury box at the home of the Bills, Ralph Wilson Stadium.
Assemblyman James Brennan of Brooklyn says Governor Cuomo's "I Love New York Hospitality Suite" sitting atop The Ralph could potentially be misused.
Brennan is asking a state economic development officer and the state's ethics committee to determine whether Cuomo's people should keep using the box or give it up.
The Cuomo administration turned over management of the suite to the business group Buffalo Niagara Enterprise which is responsible for screening those who receive tickets to the 16-seat suite.