posted on November 15, 2010 07:14
The Alexander man convicted of causing the death of a Livingston County teenager last summer is scheduled for sentencing today.
25-year-old Ronald Wendt could get up to 25-years in state prison.
Wendt was convicted of Vehicular Homicide.
Authorities said Wendt pulled his pick-up truck into the path of a car on Route 20 in Darien.
Four young women were in the car returning from a concert at Darien Lake.
One of the passengers, 18-year-old Katie Stanley of Dansville, was killed.
Convicted killer Scott Doll is due back in Genesee County today.
The man found guilty of brutally beating Joseph Benaquist to death will have another day in court. Doll is scheduled to stand trial today for allegedly smuggling drugs into the County Jail following his murder conviction.
The drug later turned out to be crushed aspirin.
Nonetheless, Doll pled not guilty to the charge of Promoting Prison Contraband and has insisted on a jury trail
Doll is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for his conviction on the murder charge.
Police are looking for an elderly man who disappeared in Allegany State Park. Officials say 92-year-old Thomas Hamilton of Great Valley was hiking with his 66-year-old daughter on Wednesday when they became lost. Huffman went to get help on Thursday morning and gave searchers a picture of a structure her father was near when she last saw him, but officials have been unable to locate it.
Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the FDA to ban many types of re-usable grocery bags because of high levels of lead. New York's senior senator says most of the bags in question were made in China.
He wants the government to look into how these bags made it from the factory line to the shoppers. The bags are sold in U.S. supermarkets and drug stores.