ALBANY, N.Y. (WIVB) - The latest news on New York State budget crisis could be hard toswallow for taxpayers.
Governor Paterson mentioned more potential taxes and fees,including a tax on sugary drinks, a proposal many thought hadfizzled.
The governor also mentioned allowing wine sales in grocerystores and increasing court fees. This is on top of a new measurethat pushes the state's cigarette tax to the highest in the nation.The governor says higher fees and taxes are simply unavoidable inorder to close a massive deficit.
The governor has given state lawmakers until June 28th to pass abudget.
A tractor trailer veered off the road and went through a fence, while crashing into the Forest Hill Cemetery, in Fredonia, Friday morning.
Officials in Wyoming have captured a wanted man and his girlfriend, who were allegedly heading to Buffalo.
After a slow and slippery commute Thursday night, many western New Yorkers are waking up early, hoping they can get to work on time Friday morning.
NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has obtained a court order to prevent a Buffalo woman from ever selling puppies again.
Around 5 p.m. on Thursday near the corner of Model City Road and Rt. 104, police say 84-year-old Jose Martinez was hit by a car driven by 82-year-old Maura Nolan. Both are residents of Lewiston.
It looks like all of the snow may have kept some people from getting to Thursday night’s Kissmas Bash on time.