NEW YORK, N.Y. (WIVB) - Congresswoman Louise Slaughter fell at an event in New York City on Tuesday, breaking her leg.
The Congresswoman was at en event honoring women leaders in public service at the time of the mishap and her office explained that as a result, Slaughter would be unable to attend the signing ceremony of the STOCK Act, ethics reform legislation she authored has worked for six years to see come to fruition.
In a statement, Slaughter's office said, "The Congresswoman looks forward to getting back on her feet and continuing her fight for the hard working families of Western New York through November and into her next term."
Her doctors estimate Slaughter will return to work when the House reconvenes on April 16.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
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.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will stop in Buffalo to make an announcement about a sustainable homes program.
State Education Commissioner John King is on his way to Buffalo. He is coming for a forum on the Common Core curriculum, downtown Thursday.
The Jo Bros are playing at Kissmas Bash Thursday night at the First Niagara Center. But the band split in September, saying there’s a deep rift.