BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging a Rochester man with making threats against President Obama.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 30-year-old Christopher Ludwig called the Monroe County Board of Elections in April 2012 and told an employee, “I am going to kill him,” in reference to the president of the United States.
If convicted, Ludwig could face a maximum penalty of five years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both.
This is not the first time someone was arrested for allegedly making threats against the president in Rochester. In March 2012, a Rochester woman allegedly threatened to kill President Obama.
A Town of Tonawanda restaurant owner has been arrested and charged with strangulation and assault.
State Police need your help finding the pickup truck driver who pinned a mother against her vehicle as she was loading her baby and young son into it and then fled the scene.
A house became engulfed in flames on Route 243, in Rushford, early Wednesday morning.
The Thruway Authority is asking drivers to avoid I-90 between the Hamburg and Dunkirk exits. Motorists are asked to avoid the area because of traffic and visibility.
Lakes will remain active on and off through the weekend.
One third of Canadians receive their mail straight to their door but that will soon be changing. Canada Post will phase out their door-to-door delivery over the next five years.