posted on April 02, 2013 07:19
Livingston County deputies today continue to investigate a shooting in York.
An unidentified man, described as in his 20’s, was shot Sunday night during a dispute outside of a home on Telephone Road.
He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment of what were described as non-life threatening injuries.
New York State Police are turning up the heat on speeders and drivers who violate the new Move Over law.
Troopers have launched an increased enforcement effort this week, saying excessive speed is still the main cause of deadly crashes. The Move Over law requires drivers to move at least one lane away when approaching stopped police or emergency vehicles, including maintenance and tow trucks.
Senator Chuck Schumer says he is working to make sure Western New York’s large Polish population is a priority in immigration reform. Schumer discussed the issue during a visit to Buffalo for yesterday's Dyngus Day Parade. The Senator says Poland is one of the few European countries excluded from a visa program that would allow their citizens to easily travel to Western New York for business or pleasure.
The Golden Age Games are back on in Western New York.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced last month that the games were being postponed as a cost-cutting move.
However, efforts by Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Brian Higgins convinced the VA to reconsider and the games are back on.
The event is expected to bring over a thousand veterans to Buffalo in late May, generating over two-million-dollars for the local economy.
Monroe County officials say New York's new gun-control law is proving to be costly. The county clerk's office says they have incurred $177,000 in costs to process opt-out forms that keep pistol owners from being listed in public databases.
County officials say the law states any costs incurred administering the program will be paid out of the State Police budget, so they are planning to seek reimbursement.
One of the two suspects accused of setting a puppy on fire last year in Buffalo appears to be heading towards trial. The attorney for 19-year-old Adell Ziegler says he denies admitting involvement in the burning of a Jack Russell terrier in October. The co-defendant in the case has already pleaded guilty to a felony animal cruelty charge. Ziegler's trial is now scheduled to begin on April 25th.