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City looks to pay Stantec 150K to design, construct phase 2 of ROC City Skatepark

City looks to pay Stantec 150K to design, construct phase 2 of ROC City Skatepark


1 arrested after large fight on Monroe Avenue

1 arrested after large fight on Monroe Avenue


RPD: 58-year-old man shot on city's north side

Millions of dollars coming to Frederick Douglass-Greater Rochester International Airport

Cheesy Eddie's hands out free cheesecake for National Cheesecake Day

In-Depth: Does Monroe County meet the CDC's indoor masking threshold?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling surges in new cases.


TRAFFIC ALERT: Signal out at Elmwood Avenue and Azalea Road after crash

The traffic signal at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and Azalea Road will not work normally for a few days after a crash knocked down the signal pole, the City of Rochester announced Friday evening.


Bail for Hilton principal accused of sexually abusing students lowered to $175K

The Northwood Elementary School principal accused of sexually abusing 26 students throughout his career had his bail reduced Friday to $175,000 cash.


Marshals: 1 in custody, 2 outstanding after pursuit leads to crash on North Street

Police and U.S. Marshals have one person in custody and are still looking for two people, including a man wanted for a shooting that happened back in May in the City of Rochester.


Portion of Route 64 to be named after Chief Warrant Officer Christian Koch

An area of Route 64 will be designated as the "Chief Warrant Officer 4 Christian J. Koch Memorial Highway."


Police: 1 shot less than a mile from deadly shooting on Lyell Avenue

The man shot near Lyell and Murray.


Police identify man killed in double shooting on Lyell Avenue

Police went to the scene on Lyell Avenue near North Plymouth Avenue around 11:30 p.m. for the report of someone shot.


In-Depth: Monroe County crime lab connecting guns to hundreds of shootings

The City of Rochester has a gun problem, we’re on pace to surpass more than 300 shootings in 2021.


Deputies: Livonia man charged after driving stolen car with suspended license and cocaine

A Livonia man was arrested after deputies say he drove a stolen car while his license was suspended and he had cocaine on him.


Fairport man sentenced in scheme to purchase and sell diamonds overseas

A Fairport man was sentenced to two years in federal prison Thursday for his role in a high-risk scheme to purchase and sell diamonds overseas.


Greenlight celebrating 10 years in Greater Rochester community

Greenlight is celebrating 10 years in the Greater Rochester community and a growing expansion plan.


Monthly stipends, transformative travel: Advance Peace works to get shooters to lay down guns

A new program is being considered by the City of Rochester to try to get shooters to stop pulling the trigger.


Groundbreaking held at MCC's Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center

Monroe Community College got a special visitor Thursday.


Deputies: Webster man facing many charges after crashing car, stealing and crashing patrol car

A Webster man is facing charges after Livingston County Sheriff’s Deputies say he crashed a car he was driving, then stole and crashed a deputy’s police car on I-390.


County: New partnership could connect hundreds of local veterans to previously unknown VA benefits

According to the county, there are currently hundreds of veterans or spouses of veterans throughout the area who unknowingly are eligible for several benefits due to their service.


Deputies: Hamlin man dies days after crash

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office Thursday said 43-year-old Joseph O’Connell died at Strong Memorial Hospital.


Woman accused of killing husband in Ogden crash pleads not guilty to murder, other charges

The attorney for Jennie Clark entered a not guilty plea to second-degree murder, reckless endangerment, and DWI-related charges.


Friendly Home nursing home to require vaccinations for all employees

The home Thursday announced the vaccine will be a requirement for staff, effective Sept. 6.


City of Rochester to host violence prevention summit

The summit is free, and open to the public.


Crews respond to 'suspicious' fire on Child Street

Crews responded to a two-family home on Child Street near Brayer Street just after 3:30 a.m