posted on January 06, 2011 07:29
A Batavia man will serve five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
33-year-old Samuel Nigro was also sentenced to five years probation after his time behind bars.
Nigro pleaded guilty to downloading over 100 child porn videos on his computer along with 1,000 still photos of explicit child porn.
A lengthy investigation by several police agencies has netted the arrest of a suspected bad boy from Bergen.
27-year-old Brett Blair is facing five felony charges ranging from burglary to grand larceny.
He’s accused of breaking into a Batavia home last October, stealing from K-mart, breaking a window at an East Main Street business and falsely reporting a burglary of items from his own home, items police say, he had sold himself.
Blair has been returned to jail in Monroe County where he’s serving time for unrelated crimes.
Governor Andrew Cuomo gives his first State of the State address vows to reach across the aisle and end the political divide.
WBTA’s Geoff Redick spoke with Batavia area representatives after the governor’s speech and has our report.
Listen to Geoff's report HERE
It looks like you can get your money's worth out of SUNY Geneseo if you're an out of state student. Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine ranked the state college number-2 for "best value" among 500 public colleges across the country for out-of-state students. The school came in seventh in the "best value" category for in-state students.
A North Buffalo native could become President Obama's top spokesman. Bill Burton, who currently serves as Obama's deputy press secretary, is among the names being tossed around as possible replacements for Robert Gibbs, who announced his resignation as White House Press Secretary Wednesday. Burton is a 1995 graduate of Buffalo City Honors School.