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Man dead after being hit by two vehicles while trying to cross Mt. Read Boulevard
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A man is dead after being hit by a car and a semi-truck early Saturday morning. It happened at Mt. Read Boulevard, between, Lyell Avenue and Emerson Street. Rochester Police say a man was crossing Mount Read in an area without a crosswalk, when he was...
2 drivers hospitalized after Carter St. and Avenue D crash
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two drivers were taken to Strong Hospital after a crash at the intersection of Carter Street and Avenue D Saturday afternoon, according to the Rochester Police Department. Rochester police say a vehicle traveling eastbound on Avenue D through the intersection of Carter Street was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on […]
Man in custody after shelter-in-place in Perinton
PERINTON, N.Y. – A man is in custody after neighbors in Perinton were asked to stay inside their homes Friday night. Deputies responded to a home on Turk Hill Road around 7 p.m. for a welfare check. When they got there, they heard what sounded like several gunshots. A...
Police investigation closes portion of Turk Hill Road
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Neighbors were advised to shelter in place Friday evening, as police carrying out a welfare check heard gunshots on Turk Hill Road. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, someone called for the welfare check around 7:00 p.m. Deputies heading to the caller’s location heard what they believed to be gunshots […]
Op-Ed: RIT in Shambles
After the recent acquisition of Becker College, the great minds running the show at WPI have been looking for their next hit. After much searching, they have settled on RIT as their new scapeGOATing target, launching a relentless troll campaign against the New York school. RIT has desperately tried to...
Rochester wants to buy a mobile 'counseling office' for its Crisis Intervention team
The vehicle will serve as a counseling office on wheels, meant to reach families of homicide victims at the scene.
5 new restaurants in the Rochester area to try
Stacker compiled a list of hot and new restaurants in Rochester from Yelp.
Good Question: Do Buffalo and Syracuse have the same crime levels as Rochester?
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Since Buffalo is larger than Rochester, does Buffalo have more crime?. The 2020 Census showed Buffalo with a population of about 278,000, Rochester with 211,000, and Syracuse with 148,000. If you’re looking at population size, you might think Buffalo would have more crime since it’s the biggest of the three cities. However, the data doesn’t support that.
Rochester tavern manager sentenced for 2021 murder
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A manager of Jackie Ray’s Tavern in Rochester was sentenced to spend 40 years to life in prison Thursday for a fatal double shooting at the Bay Street pub. According to prosecutors, Jackie Ray Robinson shot Chad Wilson and Jerome Mason on March 12, 2022. Police were called to the tavern […]
Multiple car break-ins reported at Rochester School No. 33
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — School No. 33 in Rochester was the site of several car break-ins Friday. According to the Rochester Police Department, 11 vehicles were broken into. One was stolen and later recovered. A teacher who spoke with News 8, James Lonadier, had his car broken into, and says he initially heard a rumor […]
Bodycam Footage Released of Rochester Police Shootout
Rochester police have released Body Worn Camera footage showing the shooting death of Brendon Burns, who was fatally shot when police and Monroe County Deputies tried to stop him on Barrington Street.. Burns died on March 20th after pointing a shotgun at officers and ignoring commands to drop the weapon.
Smash & Grab at Filer’s PowerSports leads to $67,000 worth of motor bikes stolen
Police are investigating a burglary at a motorsports store in Wayne County early Wednesday(3/29) morning. The Macedon Police Department responded to Filer’s PowerSports on State Route 31 around 7 a.m. for the initial report. Police found a side garage door that had been smashed open, by a truck. The company is the latest victim of a smash-and-grab burglaries in the Rochester area.
City suspends dog fostering program after incident
Rochester Animal Services suspended its dog fostering program this week after an unspecified incident between a foster dog and another dog, which prompted a review of the program. “The city is presently reviewing its dog foster program and will not be fostering any additional dogs going forward,” a statement provided...
This Could Be The WEIRDEST Home Listing In New York State
Anyone who’s put their home up for sale recently knows that the market is really competitive right now. The price, location, look and feel of the house all contribute to how quickly it gets an offer. Some sellers will go above and beyond to make their home more attractive...
Tenant cites collapsed ceiling and rodents in standoff with landlord
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — “It’s been horrible. I thought I found a safe house to live in for me and my family,” said Justine Harris of 5 Taylor Street in the City. Harris said she moved to this rental home last June in a bit of a rush. She found out later there’s a history […]
Rochester River Run and Walk 5K returns to Genesee Valley Park
After a three-year hiatus, the Rochester River Run and Walk 5K is making its return to Genesee Valley Park on Sunday. The race is held to raise funds in support of patients who are awaiting or recovering from organ transplant surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital.
Teen shot in Rochester's Upper Falls area
Rochester, N.Y. - Police are investigating a shooting on the city's north side Thursday night. Officers responded to the area of Conkey Avenue and Evergreen Street around 9:30 p.m. for the report of shots fired. Once there, they found what appeared to be the scene of a car crash, as...
East High holds ‘Music in Our Schools’ showcase
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — High school music teachers are exposing students to the value of music in their culture and other cultures. Students at the East High Upper and Lower music departments got together Friday for an annual Music in our Schools showcase. East High music teacher Kyle Keller says engaging students with music they’re […]
Rochester outreach group hosts event to help city's homeless population
There is a community effort underway to help people living on the streets of Rochester. The city's homeless outreach team hosted a Lunch at the Library event this week to better understand the needs of the individuals. They interviewed people dealing with homelessness to see how they got where they are and how to build a better relationships with those in the community.
Vacuum Oil warehouse at heart of Rochester's neighborhood revitalization plan
City officials say they need control of the property to prepare for and carry out a planned Genesee River project.
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