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Local first responders say goodnight to Golisano Children's Hospital patients

Local first responders say goodnight to Golisano Children's Hospital patients


Monroe County marks World AIDS Day

Monroe County marks World AIDS Day


Genesee Brewery celebrating the '12 Days of Keg Tree' this year

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 624 new cases Wednesday

Lt. Gov. Benjamin: NY sending 13 National Guard teams to Rochester to help with staffing shortages

Lt. Gov. Benjamin: NY sending 13 National Guard teams to Rochester to help with staffing shortages

More than two dozen people will be coming to help.


Monroe County DOH warns of possible COVID exposure at banquet in Brockport

If you went to the Hamlin Hornets Banquet on Saturday at Brockport Elks Lodge, 4400 Sweden Walker Rd in Brockport, the DOH says you may have come in contact with somebody who had the virus.


'ROC the Day' raises more than $1 million for local charities

Rochester, you ROC'd the Day on Tuesday!


Rochester Police looking into shots fired, stolen car crashed into tree near Conkey Avenue

Police went to the scene near Conkey Avenue and Hooker Street around 2 a.m. for a call of somebody shot.


NY's 'test to stay' policy does not include 'test to play'

Monroe County Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza says there are new rules when it comes to the state's "Test to Stay" policy.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Fairport Lift Bridge work planned for Friday

The Fairport Police Department Tuesday warned the village’s lift bridge will be raised and lowered throughout the day Friday for some weight and balance work.


RPD: Parolee charged in Summit Federal Credit Union robbery

A parolee was arrested for the robbery of a Summit Federal Credit Union that happened two weeks ago.


Federal jury finds former head of Rochester Housing Authority guilty on 28 charges

A federal jury has found the former head of Rochester's Housing Authority guilty.


Mayor Warren announces gun violence prevention partnership with The Brady Center

As violence continues to rise in Rochester, the city is partnering with The Brady Center to help prevent gun violence.


Monroe County getting more rapid tests in push to address COVID-19 spread

On top of the mask requirement in Monroe County buildings, the county is taking another step to try and help curb COVID-19.


Construction on I-390/I-490 Interchange, Route 31 completed

A massive overhaul of the interchange between I-390, I-490 and Route 31 was finally completed Tuesday.


2 Rochester bar and restaurants announce they're closing

Two Rochester bar and restaurants are closing their doors.


Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren prepares for last day in office

Wednesday will be Mayor Lovely Warren's last full day in office.


Gates Police warn of burglaries, thefts this holiday season

Police in Gates Tuesday issued a warning about burglaries and thefts this holiday season.


Deputies: Rochester mom facing child endangerment charges for leaving kids in car while shopping

A Rochester mom is facing child endangerment charges after deputies say she left her kids in the car while shopping at the Best Buy in Victor Monday.


Man arrested in deadly August hit-and-run on Genesee Street

Rochester Police Tuesday announced an arrest in a deadly hit and run that happened on Genesee Street back in August.


Rochester man charged in Halloween homicide arraigned

Lance Bullard pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder.


Mendoza: State's 'test to stay' will no longer apply to after school activities

According to Mendoza, the strategy will now only apply to classes. He said the state's Department of Health threw the county a "curveball" with the change.


State of Emergency for Monroe County in effect due to rising hospitalization rates, phased restriction plan introduced

With the declaration, Bello said the county is implementing a "phased" restriction approach, starting on phase one.


Rochester woman arraigned in stabbing death of minimart employee

29-year-old Jamie Lynn Prescott appeared in Rochester City Court to face her second-degree murder charge.