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Baby's Drug Overdose Death Linked to Major Rochester Drug Ring

A baby's drug overdose death this past summer has been linked to a major Rochester drug ring. Federal court documents obtained by 13WHAM show 7 people are implicated in a drug trafficking operation out of several homes throughout the city -- including one on Jay Street. Six-month-old Denny Robinson Jr....

New Data on Illegal Guns In Rochester

There is an update on an ongoing effort to track the sources of illegal guns that are turning up in Rochester. As first reported by News10NBC, researchers from the national Brady Center said in a Zoom meeting last night that about 90 percent of all the firearms recovered came from only about 5 percent of the firearm dealers. They say focusing on just a few dealers can have a big impact on gun violence.

State Police arrest an Ontario resident for Petit Larceny.

On Saturday, November 26, 2022, troopers from SP Williamson responded to a larceny at Dollar General in the town of Ontario. Troopers subsequently arrested Michael R. Mills, age 39, of Ontario, for Petit Larceny. Mills was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Ontario Court on December 7,...

FEMA updates Lake Ontario flood maps, explains steps residents can take

Irondequoit, N.Y. — Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation hosted an open house Tuesday to discuss updated flood maps along the Lake Ontario shoreline and how residents can protect themselves. High lake levels in 2017 and 2019 caused severe...

Author Tina Jackson Discusses her New Book

Love, Faith, and Inspiration - that's what one author wants to highlight about her life. Local author and Evangelist Tina Jackson joined us in the studio today to discuss her new book "Me, Myself, and God: Love, Faith, and Inspiration." Tina is a longtime Rochester resident and public figure who...

Wind advisory in WNY through tomorrow

Rochester, NY (WHAM) - The weather will be gusty between now and Thursday. A relatively strong cold front will move through WNY this morning. This front will bring widespread rain, followed by gusty winds. Wind gusts this morning will be around 40-45 mph. After the front passes through, the wind...

Wind advisory issued for Monroe County; RG&E prepares for power outages. What to expect today

Whipping winds are expected throughout much of western and central New York on Wednesday and Thursday, including in the Rochester region. The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued numerous wind advisories, predicting sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph and gusts up to 50 mph between Wednesday morning and early Thursday afternoon. In Monroe and Wayne counties, the advisory begins at noon Wednesday and ends at 1 p.m. Thursday.

National Weather Service Issues Wind Advisory, Lakeshore Flood Warning, Lake Effect Snow Warning For Wednesday, Thursday

OSWEGO COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued three separate hazardous weather conditions beginning Wednesday, November 30, and ending Thursday, December 1. Wind Advisory: Noon Wednesday through 1 p.m. Thursday. In effect for Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga and Oswego counties from Wednesday at noon through Thursday at 1...

Troopers arrest a Sodus resident for DWI.

On Thursday, November 24, 2022, troopers from SP Lyons responded to a suspicious vehicle on Clyde Road in the town of Lyons. Lucas D. Vandermark, age 41, of Sodus, was subsequently arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and refusal to submit to a breath test. Vandermark was transported to Wayne County...

George Moses gets 78 months for 'morally repugnant' crimes against poor

A man committed to blood, sweat and tears to uplift the impoverished in Rochester? Or a man who found programs specifically geared for the poor as convenient piggy banks easy for his personal pickings? On Tuesday, former Rochester Housing Authority Chairman George Moses was portrayed as both — community sinner and saint — as a federal judge sentenced him to 6½ years for fraud, money laundering, and lies on federal taxes. ...

Revolutionary Heart Technology Saves Binghamton Man’s Life

A Binghamton man's life was saved by revolutionary heart technology at Rochester General Hospital after he suffered a massive heart attack. According to a report by Hailie Higgins of Rochester First, 78-year-old Binghamton resident Joe Gdovin has been living with a heart condition for decades, despite being incredibly active. The problem was first discovered in the 90s, when doctors found a blood clot in his heart that caused a mild heart attack. 17 years later, he suffered another, much more severe heart attack that could have killed him, if not for a revolutionary technology at Rochester General Hospital.