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The case against a 15 year old Batavia boy who police say was driving a car that struck a woman and killed her dogs will be handled in family court.
The boy has never been identified due to his age.
Police said the 15 year old took the car without permission, jumped the curb on Allen Street, struck the woman and killed her two dogs walking with her.
The woman managed to push her young son out of the way just before the car slammed into a utility pole.
The outcome of the case will never be revealed under the rules of the family court.

Congressman Chris Collins says he will carry a gun at public events from now on. 
He said he was planning on legally exercising his second amendment rights following yesterday’s shooting of Congressman Steve.
Collins said he's also considering moving his office to the Livingston County Office Building in Geneseo for security reasons.

A Jury finds State Street man guilty of menacing a Police Officer with a knife.
Last March Bill Thomas of State Street was arrested for threatening Police Officer Peter Flanagan with an 8 inch kitchen knife.
The defense argued that no weapon was ever recovered.
District Attorney Lawrence Friedman said producing the knife as evidence would prove nothing.
The trial only took one day.
He now faces up to seven years in prison when he is sentenced next month.

A new Marist poll shows strong re-election support for Governor Andrew Cuomo.  It shows he'd crush potential Republican challengers like Donald Trump, Junior and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino by 30 points or more.  But, the poll also shows most New Yorkers wouldn't support Cuomo for higher office.  They want the governor to stay put. 

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul to be in town tonight.
Hochul is scheduled to attend the YWCA Women of Distinction Gala at GCC.

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