Sunrise Smart Start: December 10, 2018

Local News

Start your week off with this morning’s headlines:

Police are still investigating after a police officer hit and killed a pedestrian Saturday night. Officers say the detective was driving eastbound on Route 104 when the accident occurred. The woman was pronounced dead by the time first responders arrived. The police officer in question has been placed on paid administrative leave while the investigation continues.

The Texas man accused of pulling the trigger in a double homicide in Sodus–will appear in court. Timothy Dean is accused of murdering Joshua Niles and Amber Washburn in October. He pleaded not guilty last month. Deputies say the motive was a child custody dispute between Niles and Dean’s wife– Charlene Childers.

Former Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio is also expected to appear in front of a judge today for a felony gun charge. Astacio is accused of trying to illegally buy a gun from two Dick’s Sporting Goods stores back in April. She’s banned from owning a gun because she’s on probation for her DWI conviction.

The United States Post Office is getting customers ready for the holidays by offering extended hours. The main post office on Jefferson Road will be open the next two Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the next two Saturdays until 4 p.m. The Webster post office on Barrett Drive will also be open on Saturday Dec. 15 until 3 p.m. The deadline to mail packages and cards is Dec. 22 for priority express shipping.

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