Rochester, NYWHEC TV-10

RPD: Man killed in shooting on Genesee Street

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A man is dead after a shooting on Genesee Street in Rochester Thursday night. Police say they responded to a report that a person was shot at around 7 p.m. and found a man in his early 20s who had been shot multiple times. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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Keeping traffic moving for weekend air show

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As organizers of Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront prepare for this weekend's thrilling air show, police are helping with keeping traffic flowing as folks head into the Outer Harbor. Air show director Ben Canetti says stay away from Furhmann Boulevard if you don't have a ticket. "Traffic...
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Erie County, NYMedicalXpress

Scientists find the highly transmissible delta variant in New York state

University at Buffalo scientists who are doing genomic sequencing of COVID-19 samples report that the delta variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Erie County. First identified in India and now responsible for a significant outbreak in the United Kingdom, the delta variant is believed to be as much as 200%, or twice as transmissible, as the original coronavirus strain.
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Teen drowns in Genesee County

Pembroke, N.Y. — Multiple first responders tried Thursday to save a teen who jumped into Tonawanda Creek at Indian Falls and failed to resurface. The body of Jacob Minnick, 18, of Lockport was later recovered from the water. Crews responded to Gilmore Road in Pembroke around 3:30 p.m. Thursday for...
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You Won’t Believe Where Eire County Ranks In U.S Capital Riot Arrest

This horrible time in history will be talked about for years to come. The January 6, attack on the U.S Capital, is still fresh on the minds of many Americans, as arrests are still being made and the people involved are still facing their days in court. Like many Americans, I watched in disbelief at what I was seeing, but the number of people involved that were from Western New York is even more unbelievable to me.
Lockport, NYNiagara Gazette

Community members speak out on Troy Hodge's death and its impact on Lockport

As evidenced by Thursday's events in the city, the death of Troy Hodge still has the hearts and minds of Lockport’s residents. Multiple individuals from different walks of life in the city talked frankly about his death, the 18 months of silence before the release of what many considered a damning video against the officers involved and finally the report by New York State Attorney General Letitia James stating her office would not pursue charges against the Lockport officers, which was made public this past March.

Sold Out: ‘Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront’ Air Show

As part of Buffalo Navy Week, the US Navy Blue Angels’ jet demonstration team will be making an appearance at the inaugural Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront Airshow, scheduled to be held this weekend. Fans of the Blue Angels will get a chance to check out the brand new F-18 Super Hornets and C-130 J-Model “Fat Albert” in celebration of air squadron’s 75th season.

Kensington Expressway in Buffalo at top of local infrastructure priorities

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Kensington Expressway was constructed in Buffalo in the 1950s to improve access to the suburbs and airport. It replaced a Frederick Law Olmsted-designed parkway with a below-grade expressway. "This community was destroyed as a result of the 33 being put down the middle of a neighborhood...
Lockport, NYThe Daily News Online

WATCH: Lockport teen dead in Indian Falls drowning tragedy

INDIAN FALLS — An 18-year-old Lockport teen died Thursday in a tragic swimming mishap in Indian Falls. Jacob C. Minnick had jumped into Tonawanda Creek, Genesee County sheriff’s deputies said. His body was recovered about two hours later. The Pembroke Fire Department was dispatched about 3:46 p.m. for a person...
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NYS Thruway Overcharging E-Z Pass Drivers In WNY

People in Western New York have been using the cashless tolls for the last several months and while it's eliminated waits at tolls across the state, people have complained about overcharges. But what about E-Z Pass users? Apparently, many Western New York residents are complaining they have been overcharged with...
Rochester, NYWHEC TV-10

Woman accused of stealing, crashing ambulance released under supervision

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Buffalo woman accused of stealing an ambulance from the Utica area and crashing it into the Irondequoit Bay on Sunday was released under supervision Thursday. Vanessa Armstead, 32, is facing charges of second-degree criminal possession of stolen property, third-degree criminal trespass, and two counts of...