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.
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.
The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.