posted on March 29, 2012 07:12
The Genesee County Grand Jury has now weighed in on the Christmas Eve punch felt ‘round the world.
Batavia’s Jaquetta Simmons has been indicted on two-counts of second degree assault.
Simmons is accused of punching out 70-year-old Walmart cashier Grace Suozzi.
Simmons is the first person to be indicted in Genesee County under New York’s so-called "Granny Law" for allegedly attacking a person over the age of 65.
Simmons next appearance will be in County Court on April 12th.
The old saying goes if you don’t like the weather in Western New York, just wait 10-minutes and it will change.
A cold air mass and a high pressure system is moving into the region today and that sets up subfreezing temperatures for tonight.
The National Weather Service says this hard freeze will likely cause further damage to unprotected vegetation.
A teenager returning home from school in Orleans County was faced with flames streaming out of his Clarendon home.
The 2 and a half story house on Merrill Road was extensive damaged yesterday. The unidentified teenager and his mother, who was at work at the time, are being helped out by the Red Cross.
A bill is introduced that will put a cap on the salaries of executives at the United States Postal Service.
The proposed law would reinstate an old policy of paying the Postmaster General and other post office executives no more than cabinet secretaries.
The bill would also prohibit the post office from paying bonuses to executives.
Congresswoman Kathy Hochul tells WBTA thousands of jobs are in jeopardy across the country, 750 of those jobs are in the Buffalo area
The State sales tax exemption on clothing has been expanded.
The limit has doubled on clothing and shoe purchases.
Items that are sold for $110 or less will be exempt from the four percent State sales tax.
Genesee County does not go along, so you will still pay the 4-percent county sales tax.
The current exemption was for items less than $55.
The new limit will start on Sunday.