Batavia Week in Review: Stabbing Incident, Olympics Visit, Kirk Road Changes
Here's a look back at Batavia's top news from Aug. 5-11.
Here are some of the top news stories in Batavia from the past week:
POLICE: Chicago Woman Accused of Stabbing in Batavia Thursday—An 18-year-old Chicago woman faces two counts of aggravated battery after a stabbing Thursday at Batavia Apartments, according to police.
Batavia Father, Son Attend 2012 London Olympics—A Mill Creek Elementary teacher and one of his sons, a 2012 Marmion grad, recount the "trip of a lifetime" and their audience cameos on the NBC 'Today Show' overseas.
UPDATE: Committee Favors Kirk Road Turn Restrictions—The proposal to eliminate left turns at Kirk-Giese and Kirk-Chillem is headed to the Batavia City Council later this month for a final vote. The Batavia City Services Committee unanimously recommended the changes at its Tuesday meeting in Batavia City Hall.
Gas Line Struck on Batavia’s West Side Tuesday—Someone hit a 1-inch gas line that had to be secured. This is the fourth noted gas leak in the Tri-Cities this summer.
Storm Slams Tri-Cities, Trees and Wires Go Down—A brutal Aug. 4 afternoon storm sent tree branches and loose objects to the ground everywhere. Here are photos of the damage.
REPORT: Woman Injured During Aug. 4 Storm in Fair Condition—The woman's father said she was not given any warnings to leave as the storm approached Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, according to media reports.
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