10 stories to know: Thursday, September 16, 2021

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)— News10NBC has a look at the top 10 stories you need to know as you start your day. Check out your top headlines for the morning of Thursday, Sept.16, 2021.

Police identify man shot, killed by own gun during struggle with task force
Troopers say 24-year-old Dedrick James pulled a loaded gun on members of the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force as they attempted to arrest him at a home on Vinewood Place in Rochester.

Rochester Police: Man shot and killed in apartment off Lake Avenue

Rochester Police Major Crimes detectives are working the city’s latest homicide Thursday morning after a 25-year-old man was found shot and killed.

Local daycare center on mask mandate

Daycares and mental health facilities are now required to mask up again in New York State. Stephanie Duprey spoke to a facility that said it never stopped.

Police investigating toppled Main Street Frederick Douglass statue

Rochester Police are looking into why and how the Frederick Douglass statue on Main Street in Aqueduct Park was toppled over. It’s not the first time a statue was defaced.

Fact Check: Excelsior vaccination pass expiration date

We’re hearing that from more and more of you as proof of vaccination is once again being required at more and more places, but has it really expired? Nikki Rudd checked the facts.

States learning how many Afghan evacuees coming their way

The Biden administration began notifying governors and state refugee coordinators across the country about how many Afghan evacuees are slated to resettle in their states. We’re working to find out what New York could see.

A look at Democratic and Republican redistricting plans for New York

New York voters are getting a first look at what the future of electing their members of Congress, the state Assembly and the State Senate could look like, and it’s already a clash of plans in partisan competition.

Former Fairport resident Dr. Sian Proctor part of historic SpaceX mission

For the first time in history, a rocket carrying an all-civilian crew blasted off into space. On the flight is Dr. Sian Proctor, who grew up in Fairport.

Some Rochester business owners raise concern over Biden’s vaccine mandate

The federal vaccine requirement announced by President Joe Biden last week has created another worry for businesses in the Rochester area.

Vaccine mandate, lack of workers lead to maternity ward shut down in Lewis County hospital

The maternity unit at a New York State hospital is being shut down over the vaccine mandate and lack of workers.

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