DEC Reminds Hunters of Safety Rules After Caledonia Shooting Conviction

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released a reminder to hunters to respect firearm safety rules following the April 4 conviction of hunter John Lander for Criminally Negligent Homicide. A press release from the Livingston County District Attorney's Office reiterated that John Lander, 50, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide and agreed to serve 4 months of weekends in jail for shooting and … [Read more...]

Lander Shakily Pleads Guilty in Caledonia Fatal Shooting

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The man accused of shooting and killing his sister in law while hunting pled guilty to a felony Tuesday morning in Livingston County Court. John Lander, 50, pled guilty to felony Criminally Negligent Homicide for causing the death of Sharon Lander. He stood firmly with his feet shoulder-width as he answered Judge Robert Wiggins' routine questions in a low, barely audible voice. He then answered questions by Assistant … [Read more...]

Hornell Road Still Closed for Crash into Pole

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DANSVILLE – Rte. 36 (Hornell Road) is still closed in North Dansville as crews repair a utility pole knocked down in a car accident Monday morning. According to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, a car ran off Hornall Road and struck a pole in the area of Sandy Hill Road, knocking wires down. The Sheriff's Office posted to Facebook at 6:17 a.m. that the road should be closed for another 4 to 5 hours. Drivers are advised to avoid the … [Read more...]

Cars Crash at Notorious Lima Intersection

LIMA – A two-vehicle crash slowed traffic at the intersection of East Main Street and Bragg Street Wednesday evening. According to first responders on scene, one person complained of hand pain. As of 7:12 p.m., no one had been sent to a hospital. "This intersection is very dangerous," said Fire Chief Jim Pribanich at the scene. "It needs to have something done with it." The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is investigating the … [Read more...]

Pickup Wrecks Utility Pole in Geneseo

GENESEO – A pickup truck ran off Lakeville Groveland Road and destroyed a utility pole Tuesday evening. According to first responders on scene, the truck was northbound on Lakeville Groveland Road when it left the right shoulder of the road and struck the utility pole in the area of Lee Road at about 6:38 p.m. No one was seriously injured. Multiple deployed airbags could be seen in the pickup's front windows. The accident sheared off … [Read more...]

6 Injured in Geneseo Arc Bus Crash

GENESEO – Multiple people were sent to the hospital from a crash involving an Arc of Livingston Wyoming bus and a pickup at Dewey Hill, the intersection of Rte. 63 and Rte. 20A. According to first responders on scene, the pickup was northbound on 63 when the driver stopped in traffic waiting to turn left to remain on 63 when the Arc bus struck it in the rear passenger's side at about 5:10 p.m. "Four people including the driver in the pickup … [Read more...]

Mount Morris Cops Cuff Geneseo Woman for DWI at Head-On Collision

MOUNT MORRIS – One of the drivers in the minor head-on collision on Main Street Monday night left the scene charged with two counts of misdemeanor DWI. According to Mount Morris Police Chief Ken Mignemi, Barbara Rawleigh-Spencer, 65, of Geneseo, was arrested for two counts of misdemeanor DWI and Unsafe Lane Change, a violation. "Witnesses allege that Rawleigh-Spencer's vehicle was northbound in the wrong lane and two cars swerved to avoid … [Read more...]

Driver Without Seat Belt Runs into Trees in Mount Morris

MOUNT MORRIS – A pickup truck ran off of Begole Road and struck multiple trees late Monday morning. According to first responders on scene, the truck was southbound on Begole Road when it suddenly ran off the right shoulder of the road and struck multiple trees at about 11:40 a.m. The driver did not suffer any serious injuries. "The driver said he swerved to avoid a deer," said Mount Morris Fire Chief Ken Steen. "He didn't have a seatbelt … [Read more...]

Nunda Rollover Injures One

NUNDA – A rollover accident on Rte. 436 injured a driver Friday afternoon. According to first responders on scene, the vehicle was northbound on 436 when it ran off the left side of the roadway north of Telegraph Road at about 2:40 p.m. First responders arrived to find that the female driver had exited the vehicle on her own. Mercy Flight was initially put on standby for the call but was later cancelled. A Nunda Ambulance transported … [Read more...]

Violent Squall Causes Head-On Nunda Crash

NUNDA – Rapidly deteriorating weather conditions are thought to have caused a head-on collision on Rte. 408 in Nunda late Friday morning. According to first responders on scene, the two SUV's were on Rte. 408 in opposite directions when they collided in the area of Pentagass Road. Each car contained one person. Neither driver is thought to have suffered life-threatening injuries. The accident is thought to have been due to poor … [Read more...]