BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB) - Troopers at Troop A in Batavia handed out over 500 tickets this St. Patrick's Day weekend.
Beginning Friday and lasting through Sunday, State Police began a campaign targeting speeding, aggressive and distracted drivers. In all, troopers handed out 567 tickets over St. Patrick's Day weekend:
- 166 tickets for speeding
- 15 tickets for DWI
- 15 tickets for cell phone use/texting
- 45 tickets for unlicensed/suspended driver
An eight-year-old boy was shot Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County. Officials are at the scene on West Road, in Leon.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.