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Sodus double murder trial underway

Sodus double murder trial starts Wednesday
The trial of the former Texas police officer accused of killing two Sodus residents last fall begins Wednesday in Wayne County Court. Timothy Dean, 32, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree murder, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree conspiracy in the Oct. 29, 2018 deaths of Joshua Niles and Amber Washburn. They were shot to death outside their... more

Want to get into one of the best nursing homes? You’ll need serious cash

Want to get into one of the best nursing homes? You’ll need serious cash
Over the past few years, News10NBC has uncovered heartbreaking stories about the care and conditions inside some of the nursing homes in our community. Now we want to show you how to plan ahead so hopefully, you can choose a nursing home that’s safe and will be a good fit for you or your loved one. Often we get the... more

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding

Communities along Lake Ontario brace for potential flooding
Flooding is a recurring problem for neighbors in Fair Haven who live along the lake. In May of 2017 sandbags lined properties there. Docks even beginning to disappear. For the people of Fair Haven it meant their busiest season for tourism was underwater. On Friday, it is another sight no Fair Haven resident wants to see, especially those living along... more

Judge: Dean’s statements inadmissible in double-murder trial

Judge: Dean’s statements inadmissible in double-murder trial
The former police chief charged in a double murder in Sodus was back in court Tuesday — where a judge ruled that statements he had made to law enforcement officials are inadmissible at trial. Tim Dean — an ex-officer from Sunray, Texas — is accused of shooting and killing Josh Niles (his wife’s ex) and Niles’ fiancee Amber Washburn. The... more

As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding

As Lake Ontario Water levels continue to rise, neighbors fearful of more flooding
Every time Gayle Wang looks outside, she sees a daily reminder of what once was. “This was all grass here. It was beautiful," she said pointing to her lawn. "Now it’s all destroyed.” Wang has called Edgemere Drive in Greece her home for more than 30 years. “I love the lake," she said. "I’m a lake person. I’ve always been... more

Woman accused of strangling boyfriend after throwing dirty diapers at him

Woman accused of strangling boyfriend after throwing dirty diapers at him
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus woman following an investigation into a domestic incident that occurred in the village on Saturday. Deputies arrested Tracy L. Aunkst, 27, of Sodus around 6:16 a.m. after she was involved in a domestic incident with her boyfriend. She’s accused of strangling her boyfriend in front of their two year... more

Company behind Sodus Nursing Home facing challenges at another facility

Company behind Sodus Nursing Home facing challenges at another facility
The company that owns a nursing home at the center of a News10NBC investigation is now facing a new set of regulators. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have put Personal Healthcare LLC on its watch-list. Personal Healthcare LLC owns Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. As News10NBC has been reporting, the NYS Health Department has issued dozens of health... more

Childers pleads guilty to first-degree manslaughter in Wayne County Court

Childers pleads guilty to first-degree murder in Wayne County Court
The woman charged in connection with a double murder in Sodus last fall has accepted a plea deal in Wayne County Court on Tuesday. Charlene Childers appeared in court where she agreed to plead guilty to two charges – first-degree manslaughter, and a felony weapons charge. She had originally been charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon, and... more

Deputies: Sodus man charged with assault, strangulation after violent domestic incident

Deputies: Sodus man charged with assault, strangulation after violent domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Sodus man Sunday evening following an investigation into a domestic incident. Deputies arrested Jonathan D. Sampson, 32, of Sodus for assault, strangulation, and unlawful imprisonment. Sampson is accused of repeatedly striking a female in the head; and strangling her until she lost consciousness. Deputies say she sustained several injuries. During... more

Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center hit with most serious citation yet

Sodus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center hit with finable “Actual Harm” citation
A nursing home at the center of a year-long WHEC-TV investigation has been hit with three new citations by the New York State Department of Health, one of which will have it paying both state and federal fines. New inspection records obtained by News10NBC Investigative Reporter Jennifer Lewke show that in February, inspectors from the New York State Department of... more

Couple charged in Sodus double murder to stand trial together

Couple charged in Sodus double murder to stand trial together
A couple charged in connection to a double-murder in Sodus will face trial together in May. Investigators say Charlene Childers, 25, conspired with her husband Timothy Dean, 32, to kill her ex-boyfriend, Joshua Niles, and his new girlfriend, Amber Washburn, in October 2018. At a court appearance Wednesday, Childers’ attorney says she and Dean will be tried together next month. A criminal... more

Williamson man facing federal charges for alleged cocaine purchases

Williamson man facing federal charges for alleged cocaine purchases
A Williamson man arrested after dropping bags of cocaine in a Sodus market is now facing federal charges. Holsey Wedlow was charged by Wayne County Sheriff’s deputies for an alleged 2017 incident, in which they say he dropped bags of cocaine in a Sodus market. He is now facing a federal charge of possession with intent to distribute cocaine. If... more

Attorney: Two Sodus girls sexually assaulted on school bus

Attorney: Two Sodus girls sexually assaulted on school bus
A Notice of Claim was filed by two families against a local school after multiple alleged incidents of sexual assault. Families of the two children in the Sodus Central School District say the children were sexually assaulted on a school bus by a fellow male student. They allege there were multiple incidents last year, which were mishandled by the district.... more

Domestic incident leads to harassment, obstruction charges in Sodus

Domestic incident leads to harassment, obstruction charges in Sodus
Deputies arrested a Sodus man on Tuesday during the early-morning hours following a domestic incident. Trevor D. Anthony, 25, of Sodus was arrested on warrants for harassment, obstruction of governmental administration, and resisting arrest. It’s alleged that Anthony threatened physical harm to a female victim. Furthermore, it’s alleged that Anthony intentionally attempted to obstruct deputies during their investigation; and then... more
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