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The scene from Genesee Street

Rochester Police identify teen shot and killed on Genesee Street


Community members enjoying new bike and scooter share program in Rochester

Community members enjoying new bike and scooter share program in Rochester


WATCH: Crews lift stolen ambulance out of Irondequoit Bay, woman in custody

State Police: Stolen ambulance from Utica crashes into Irondequoit Bay, woman in custody

First Alert Weather: Tracking a strong storm today and showers for Monday

Deputy injured after striking deer on I-390 North in Henrietta

A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was injured in a crash after striking a deer on I-390 north Sunday morning.


Big success at Perinton's free rabies vaccine clinic, more to come

As the community is focused on getting COVID-19 vaccines, our furry friends also need to get their vaccines.


1 teen killed, another injured in shooting on Genesee Street

A boy in his early teens was killed and a 14-year-old boy was injured in a double shooting on Genesee Street in Rochester. 


Monroe County, Seneca Park Zoo launch naming contest for new snow leopard cub

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and the Seneca Park Zoo announced Saturday that they have launched a naming contest for the zoo’s eight-week-old snow leopard cub. 


Assemblyman Demond Meeks endorses William Burgess for Monroe County Legislature

Assemblyman Demond Meeks (D, NY-137) announced his endorsement for William Burgess for Monroe County Legislature's 29th District.


Monroe County Board of Elections ready for early voting

Voting machines are in place and are ready to collect ballots as we move toward the state's primary election on June 22.


Final open house for Webster's Sandbar Park Project takes place Saturday

The final open house for the Sandbar Park Project is Saturday in Webster.


Appeals court upholds ruling that stripped PAB of disciplinary powers

City Council appealed the decision that sided with the Locust Club, but state Appellate Division judges came to the same conclusions.


Police arrest suspect who shot victim 6 times on South Clinton Avenue

 A Rochester man faces several charges after police say he shot another man six times.


Former state senator, now COVID-19 survivor, donates iPads to RGH

One of the biggest challenges during the height of the coronavirus pandemic was the inability to visit loved ones, particularly those fighting the coronavirus in the hospital.


Lawmaker Flagler-Mitchell on his podcast: 'Lord, I just put it in your hands'

Lawmaker Ernest Flagler-Mitchell speaks. On his podcast.


Advocates for sex abuse survivors call on Diocese of Rochester to stop delaying legal proceedings

Advocates for survivors of clergy sexual abuse claim the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester is using its bankruptcy status as a means of buying time.


Irondequoit brings back Fourth of July parade, fireworks

The Town of Irondequoit announced its 2021 Independence Day celebrations on Friday. 


NY board recommends expanding Corn Hill historic district to state, national registry

The State Board for Historic Preservation Friday included the Third Ward Historic District Boundary as part of its 15 recommended sites to be added to the State and National Registers of Historic Places.


Victims rights group calls on state court to hear cases of alleged Diocese of Rochester sex abuse victims

The organization, Road to Recovery, Friday accused the diocese of failing to fairly mediate claims of clergy sexual abuse, and says it is using its bankruptcy process to prolong the court process for survivors.


Webster Police report increase in car thefts

The department says its seen at least two cars stolen since it last reported a car theft on Monday.


Legislator temporarily steps down as caucus leader amid allegations of inappropriate conduct

In a brief statement, Flagler-Mitchell said the move is in order to "better deal with personal matters."


Federal lawsuit filed against Hilton principal, superintendent, and district

A federal lawsuit was filed after a Hilton elementary school principal is accused of sexually abusing multiple students over several years. 


New center in Pittsford offers support system for children with autism

A local doctor says social skills and communication are the two areas they work on with children the most.


Morelle introduces 'College for All Act' to ensure tuition-free higher education for students

It's being called a landmark piece of legislation by advocates.