WATCH: Conesus Grinch Ruins Kid’s Christmas Decorations at Ricky Greene Memorial Park

CONESUS – An apparently renegade vehicle has robbed Ricky Greene Memorial Park of its annual Christmas decorations. Conesus Town Supervisor Brenda Donahue said that the decorations come courtesy of local kids and the Conesus Fire Department, who come together every year to set up little Santas, reindeer, snowmen, candy canes, and a baby Jesus and Mary under lawn spotlights. "It seems we had a bit of a Grinch in our park," said Conesus Town … [Read more...]

2 Charged with Manslaughter for Deaths of Children at Letchworth Falls

NYLON – A Wyoming County Grand Jury indicted two Rochester area men for the deaths of two boys who went over the falls at Letchworth State Park in June. According to our news partner News10NBC, Tyler Jennings, 34, and Chad Staley, 32, are now charged with several crimes including two counts each of felony Manslaughter in the Second Degree, two counts of felony Criminally Negligent Homicide and 10 counts of misdemeanor Endangering the Welfare … [Read more...]

Cops Give Away 25 Safe Car Seats in Nunda

NUNDA – A joint-effort by multiple police agencies put more than two dozen new car seats in local vehicles over the weekend, making the roads safer for young children. Certified Child Seat Technicians from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office, NYS Police and Nunda Police Department checked 38 car seats, and drivers received a total of 25 new car seats. "Thanks to the members of the Livingston County Cornell Cooperative Extension, … [Read more...]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office to Invite 100 Kids to Red Wings Game

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office will bring 100 underprivileged children to a Red Wings game, courtesy of a local car dealer. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty says that the tickets will go to civilians who want to join members of the Sheriff's Office for the game on Sunday, July 17 at 1:30 p.m. The tickets were purchased by Dom Genova, Owner of Genesee Valley Ford and Genesee Valley Chrysler Dodge Jeep in … [Read more...]

Friends and Strangers Pass Fundraising Goal by $10K for Family of Lost Boys in Letchworth

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A GoFundMe.com fundraising page created when two young brothers were found deceased in the Genesee River below Lower Falls has seen such an incredible outpouring of community donations that it has exceeded its goal by $10,000. Dylan Giangregorio, 9, and Preston Giangregorio, 6, both tragically died when they were swept over the lower falls with five other family members. The crowdfunding site originally set a campaign goal … [Read more...]

Kids Bail Before Wild Livonia Car Chase with Drugged Driver

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LIVONIA — Two children apparently escaped from a car after the driver's behavior made them feel unsafe, just before a dangerous police chase through Livonia.   According to a press release from the New York State Police, Paul Carey, 37, was arrested for felony Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, and misdemeanors including Unlawfully Fleeing a Police … [Read more...]

Geneseo Police School Drivers on Bus Passing Law

GENESEO – The Geneseo Police Department reminded drivers of the dangers and potential penalties of passing school buses that are picking up or dropping off kids. According to a press release from Geneseo Police Chief Eric Osganian, passing a school bus that is exchanging passengers is not only dangerous but can result in serious penalties. "Passing a stopped school bus with flashing red lights is a serious offense," said Osganian. "If … [Read more...]

Happy Winter, County Health Gives Gift of Child Safety Tips

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Monday is the first day of winter for 2015, which means parents can expect freezing temperatures, snowstorms, icy roads, and slippery sidewalks. According to a press release from the Livingston County Department of Health, parents can take the following steps to make sure their children have a safe, healthy and happy winter. Be sure to dress children appropriately, in many layers. Hats, mittens, scarves, and boots are … [Read more...]

York Central School Next to Protect Kids with Rapid Responder Program

YORK – York Central School District has become the latest district in New York to increase their safety and security with the NYSSA Rapid Responder Program, designed to be used by law enforcement, school personnel, and other responders to create an effective and cohesive response to any incident or emergency. According to a press release from Prepared Response, York CSD has begun logging fire drills and working to log past fire drills in order … [Read more...]

Drunk Driver Caught in Lima Doing 94 with His Kids in Backseat

LIMA – A Lima dad was arrested on a felony charge Tuesday afternoon after a Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy allegedly caught him going 94 miles per hour in a 55 mile-an-hour zone, with his two young kids in the backseat. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Shane Bornheimer, 38, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC greater than .08%, Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated as … [Read more...]