Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on November 9, 2018
Yes Virginia those were indeed snowflakes you saw this morning.
Those flakes actually stuck to the ground across Genesee County this morning
A Winter Weather Advisory is posted for the county going into effect very early tomorrow morning. Lake Effect snow is expected and winds gusting at times up to 45 miles per hour.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, possibly as soon as next year. Officials have expressed concern about the marketing behind e-cigs, and how they’ve become increasingly popular with younger adults. A Cuomo spokesman says the administration will soon release regulations banning the sale and possession of flavored vaping products. Minors are not permitted to buy e-cigarettes in most states, but many are apparently able to do so online.
A plea deal is expected in the case of two area men charged with engaging in a Craigslist scam.
23 year old Jaequel Tomlin of Batavia and 19 year old Quamane Santiago of Stafford are accused of posting ads on Craigslist offering a car for sale.
Authorities say the two were just trying to rob anyone who showed up inquiring about the car.
Tomlin and Santiago appeared in county court this morning in what was to be the deadline for accepting a plea. With the permission of the court, the deadline was extended until November 19th.
The Buffalo Bills will look to snap their losing streak against a longtime rival.
They’ll be taking on the New York Jets tis Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Buffalo’s last win came against the Tennessee Titans back on October 7th. Since then, the offense has struggled in losses the Patriots, Bears and Colts.
The Batavia High School Blue Devils continue their quest for a state Class B crown.
The Blue Devils take on Cheektowaga Central in the Western Regional tomorrow night at Clarence High School.
Kick-off is 6:30. Bob Brown and Jay Moran call the game on WBTA AM and FM, and online at WBTAi.com.