Dale’s Briefs – Monday October 24th
Erie County Sheriff’s investigators say they’re getting close to making an arrest after some absentee ballots were found already marked with the name of Chris Collins for county executive. Some people who received them said they were marked in blue ink. It might turn out to be an employee of the Erie County Board of Elections.
Buffalo police are looking for two suspects in a weekend stabbing near the Wegman’s on Amherst Street. A man says he was approached by two men and one of them stabbed him. He’s hospitalized at ECMC.
A Buffalo police officer was injured in a crash last night at Fillmore and East Delevan. The driver of the other car was also injured. Both were taken for treatment at ECMC.
The driver involved in a crash on Main and West Ferry that injured a police officer and killed a passenger goes on trial today. 22-year old Anthony Thompson is charged with vehicular manslaughter
Bret Hull who scored the Stanley Cup winning goal against the Buffalo Sabres - the famous no goal game - he's opened a Twitter account and he's having fun at the expense of Sabres fans. He's wearing a t-shirt that says "Bret Hull is a Cheater" with a picture of his skate in the goal crease as he scored the winning goal. He's holding a replica of a Stanley Cup. He's using the Twitter handle @2ndbesthull - meaning he's the second best to his father Bobby Hull.