posted on July 02, 2014 07:23
Two men from Genesee County have now been identified as victims of a firery crash on the New York State Thruway near Rochester.
51-year old Michael Pehrson of Batavia and 25 year old Christopher Rheinheimer of Darien were killed Monday afternoon in the Town of Mendon between exits 45 and 46 on the thruway.
Pehrson and Rheinheimer were pronounced dead at the scene.
The two men were riding in a pick-up truck when a commercial vehicle, hauling a construction dumpster, suddenly crossed the median and struck their vehicle head-on.
A third vehicle, a tractor trailer, became involved.
Its fuel tank ruptured causing the entire scene to erupt in flames.
In all, six vehicles were involved in the crash. State Police continue to investigate.
32 year old James Saddler of Rochester is behind Genesee County bars this today.
Deputies say Saddler ran from them as they stopped his car along Park Road early this morning.
Saddler was taken into custody following a foot chase.
It was then lawmen found out that Saddler was wanted by Batavia Police on unrelated charges.
Three men are in police custody after a day long manhunt in Livingston County.
Police say their suspects were involved in a shooting in Bath, NY then fled the scene.
Police spent hours looking for them, focusing on the areas around route 15A in Lima.
Two suspects were spotted by residents walking through a corn field. The third suspect was spotted riding a bike through a person's backyard. The victim of the shooting remains in critical condition.
An Albion man is locked up in Genesee County for allegedly violating a court stay away order.
26 year old John Snook is accused by police of slapping or punching the Batavia resident he was ordered to stay away from.
The suspected incident took place on Central Ave. in Batavia.
Snook is jailed without bail.
The lawsuit brought by the Buffalo Jills' cheerleaders against the Bills organization is moving forward. Tuesday a judge denied a motion to dismiss the case. Earlier this year five Bills cheerleaders filed lawsuits against the team citing degrading conditions and pay rates less than minimum wage.
Rick Jenneret has throat cancer.
The voice of the Buffalo Sabres confirmed in an interview with the Buffalo News that he has been diagnosed with Stage 3 throat cancer and he is about to begin radiation treatments.
Jenneret is 71.