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With fuel in short supply around some parts of New York State, Governor Cuomo is warning gas stations about gouging customers.  Cuomo says he will come down hard on gas stations found to have taken advantage of New Yorkers in the situation.

There have been no reports of shortages or price gouging here in Western New York.

The Governor is putting pressure on the public utilities to get the lights back on for the New Yorkers still in the dark from Hurricane Sandy.  
Cuomo says the utilities could be subject to fine and penalties if they don't move more quickly to get power restored.  

LeRoy firemen quickly doused flames this morning that had somehow erupted in an empty gasoline tanker along Route 19.
The flames spread to a nearby tree.
That fire, which was reported just before six this morning, briefly closed Route 19. 

From Batavia Police a fight at a rooming house on West main Street results in two arrests.
Daniel Bushman allegedly threatened Andrea Gray with a sword.
Bushman was charged with menacing, Gray was charged with trespassing because she had been ordered to stay out of the rooming house in the first place.
The two were given court appearance tickets and let go.

A three car wreck in the Town of Alabama sends a teenager to Medina hospital. It happened yesterday afternoon at the intersection of Route 77 and ledge Road.
14-year-old Leah Ridder of Medina was a passenger kin a car driven by her father.
Deputies said a car operated by 59-year-old Donna Kroft of Batavia failed to stop at a stop sign triggering the pile up. 
Kroft was ticketed.
If you bank with First Niagara, you'll want to check your account. 
This week, the bank notified their debit card customers that MasterCard had detected a security breach in its merchant network that could put some accounts at risk. As a result, the bank will cancel affected debit cards as of November 13, and issue new ones.
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