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The National Weather Service says this may become Western New York's least-snowy winter ever. As of yesterday, the Buffalo region had only had 21 days with more than one-inch of snow on the ground. The previous record for fewest snowy days is 29, meaning it would have to snow at least one-inch every day until the end of the month to keep from setting a new record. A mix of rain and snow is in the area weather forecast through the weekend.

A Wayne County man arrested by Batavia Police on a felony charge of Drunk Driving.
28-year-old Joseph Rosen of Walworth, New York, was found in his vehicle on the lawn of the Chapin Industrial center late Monday night. The Police said a breath test showed Rosen was drunk and because of a previous DWI conviction. The charge became a felony, and Rosen was jailed without bail.

A Canadian trucker was injured when his 18-wheeler rolled over on the Batavia entrance ramp to the Thruway.The accident happened around 4 yesterday afternoon. The truck driver suffered head and facial injuries. He was airlifted to ECMC in Buffalo.Troopers said the big rig rolled over as it was going around a curve to enter the westbound Thruway. (Truck at center, right -- credit: Nick Sabato, for WBTA News)

Investigators in Rochester continue to hunt for clues into the house fire on Saturday which killed four children. Rochester Fire Chief John Caulfield says they don't yet know where the fire began and whether or not it may have been set. The dead children all were in their teens or younger and were all found on the second floor.  

A petition is being circulated to keep the Wyoming County SPCA Animal Shelter open. 
It’s the latest development in the alleged animal cruelty case out of Attica.
Former volunteer and shelter board member Candee McConnell, says she and others are writing the petition, which will be passed around Genesee and Wyoming Counties – the two counties primarily served by the Attica-based shelter.
Just last week, a State Police raid uncovered what were called “deplorable” conditions at the shelter. 
The latest word from Troopers: nearly 450 cats have now been removed from the shelter. That’s twice the original estimates on how many cats were living there.

A high profile lawyer has been hired to represent Seneca Nation businessman Eric White and his wife Kristina in a connection with a casino brawl earlier this month. Prominent criminal defense attorney Paul Cambria Jr., tells the Buffalo News he has already begun reviewing evidence in the case which involved State Senator Mark Grisanti and his wife Maria who suffered a concussion during the altercation at the Seneca Nation Casino. Cambria says his clients tell him they did nothing wrong and thinks this will go down in history as nothing more than "another bar room brawl."

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