Benjamin Franklin High School NY Fails In Student Safety - National Investigation By the Uvalde Foundation RevealsThe Uvalde Foundation For KidsNewsBreak Contributor
Craft Beer Event to Take Place at Charlotte BeachAlisha StarrNewsBreak Contributor
Last Call for $200 Monthly Stimulus Check: Apply Now before the DeadlineThe Chronicles of YesterdayNewsBreak Contributor
Surprise Bonus Payment Between $1,000 to $2,000 from $4 Million Pot Available to AmericansThe Chronicles of YesterdayNewsBreak Contributor
All Kids Bike Program For Red Creek NY Students A Hit!Rootbound HomesteadNewsBreak Contributor
Newark man charged for alleged racial remarks in text messages
The Wayne County Office of the Sheriff says James Pettine, 48, of Stuart Ave. was arrested after it was alleged that he sent threats of harm, along with racial references to the victim.
TSA: Sodus man found with gun in carry-on bag at Rochester airport
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The TSA says a Wayne County man was found with a gun in his carry-on bag at the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport on Thursday. The handgun loaded with six bullets was found after an X-ray of the bag at a TSA security checkpoint. That’s when a Monroe County deputy responded and opened the bag.
Newark police refute claim 8-year-old girl was handcuffed during raid
Police say they entered Shiela Austin’s home in search of a weapon allegedly owned by her 17-year-old son.
Woman pleads guilty to stealing more than $500,000 from Wegmans
A Webster woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than a half-million dollars from Wegmans, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Lake Ave.
A bicyclist is in critical condition after he was struck by a car on Lake Ave Friday evening, according to Rochester police.
Stimulus check update: Deadline to apply for program paying $200 every month in one day
There is only one day left for New York musicians to apply to a new guaranteed income program that will give them an extra $200 every month.
Dog found wrapped in blanket, severely malnourished; public's help sought
The Ontario County Humane Society and Sheriff's Office are seeking the public's help after a dog was found on the side of the road wrapped in a blanket Thursday morning. Officers responded to Stryker Road and found a male mixed-breed dog, which was emaciated and alive but in critical condition. The dog was taken...
Wegmans Concerts by the Shore 2023: Full line-up revealed
Those attending the weekly concerts are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner, visit a nearby restaurant, or check out the food concessions.
Multiple houses hit by gunfire in Rochester overnight; investigation underway
Three houses in Rochester were struck by gunfire within minutes overnight, and one occupant was grazed by a bullet, according to police. The three incidents occurred during a 6 minute span on three separate residential roads in northeast Rochester Thursday night, said Capt. Ryan Tauriello of the Rochester Police Department. All of the homes were occupied and were struck by multiple bullets. Here's more on the three incidents:
RPD: Missing person alert for ‘endangered’ man with dementia
RPD says Michael Rowley, 66, was reported missing on Thursday. Rowley was last seen leaving his home in the area of Augustine Street and Burke Terrace around noon.
Wayne County Pediatrician Admits Inappropriately Touching Child
A Wayne County pediatrician has admitted in court to inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl. Dr. Adam Weis pleaded guilty to child endangerment this afternoon in Webster Town Court. Prosecutors say it happened at a private home in the Town of Ontario back in November. Weis will serve 3 years probation...
Rochester Man Gets 19 Years for Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend
A Rochester man will serve 19 years in prison for stabbing the mother of his child last November. 43-year-old Timothy Williams pleaded guilty in April to 1st-degree assault. Prosecutors say he waited outside his ex-girlfriend's Thorn Street home, then slashed her in the face and head. The victim was seriously...
Three houses struck by gunfire within minutes, woman grazed
Three houses in Rochester were struck by gunfire within minutes of each other overnight, with one of the occupants being injured as a result, according to police. Three houses struck by gunfire within minutes, woman …. Three houses in Rochester were struck by gunfire within minutes of each other overnight,...
Rochester's Friday Evening Forecast
Meteorologist Liam Healy has the latest details on the weekend ahead. Meteorologist Liam Healy has the latest details on the weekend ahead. One year since murder of teen at Rochester birthday …. It’s been almost one year since 16-year-old Zahira Smith was shot and killed during a friend’s sweet sixteen...
I-490 bridge over Erie Canal in Perinton to be replaced
The $48-million project is expected to be completed by the winter of 2026-27.
Sinkhole spotted behind Wegmans on Hudson Avenue
A sinkhole has been spotted behind the Wegmans on Hudson Avenue.
Local food pantry speaks out about new proposed SNAP requirements
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) — Laurie Prizel serves as executive director at the Dimitri House, where she tirelessly prepares an increased number of food bags to meet the demands of the busy day ahead. She says that her food pantry has experienced an unprecedented surge in activity since the recent...
13 days without a drop! Where's the rain?!
I've been forecasting Rochester's weather for almost 24 years now and I honestly can't remember this amount of rain free days in under one month! Check out the two separate dry streaks we've had since early May. If we don't officially get measurable rain in Rochester tonight, it's likely this dry stretch will reach 17 or 18 days!
Local pediatrician pleads guilty to endangering the welfare of a child
WEBSTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester General Hospital pediatrician Adam J. Weis was charged with endangering the welfare of a child in the Webster Town Court Wednesday. In November 2022, prosecutors say Weis inappropriately touched a nine-year-old girl. They said the incident caused the girl “mental anguish.” News 8 was told the contact did not deal […]
Keranko runs personal best 800 at state finals
RJ Keranko turned in a personal best at the Robert C. Haugh Track & Field Complex at Indiana University. Keranko's 1:57.91 in the 800 meters at the state finals earned the Rochester track athlete a 19th place finish. That was five spots above his seeding going into the day at #24.
- 1No charges in Pence document probe
- 2India train derailment kills at least 50, injures 179
- 3Churchill Downs, Home Of The Kentucky Derby, Shutting Down In Wake Of Horse Deaths
- 4Booming jobs report released
- 5Epstein tried to contact Larry Nassar before suicide
- 6At least 7 injured in partial building collapse during concrete pouring mishap near Yale medical school
- 7Pistons hire Monty Williams as new coach
- 8🐝 Florida teen wins Scripps National Spelling Bee
© 2023 Particle Media.