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Rochester native and Bishop Kearney grad nominated for Deputy Administrator of NASA


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Police making plans to bring murder suspect back to Irondequoit: 'It was a sigh of relief'


RPD: Man shot in parking lot on West Ridge Road

Irondequoit Police Department celebrates crash survivors' recovery

In-Depth: Poll explores reasons for COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

More than 2k without power in Irondequoit

More than 2,000 people in Irondequoit are without power Thursday night.


18-year-old drowns in Tonawanda Creek near Indian Falls

An 18-year-old is dead after Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies say he jumped into the water at Indian Falls Thursday afternoon and didn't resurface.


4 injured in crash on Mt. Read Blvd

Four people are injured after a two-car crash at the intersection of Emerson Street and Mt. Read Boulevard.


RPD: Man killed in shooting on Genesee Street

A man is dead after a shooting on Genesee Street in Rochester Thursday night.


New York Legislature aiming to cut child poverty in half over 10 years

The crisis of child poverty has gotten even worse during the pandemic.


19-year-old driver charged in deadly crash with AMR ambulance

Rochester Police charged the driver of the car that, police say, pulled into the path of an AMR ambulance with its lights flashing early Thursday morning.


Greece high schools hold graduations in small groups

The Greece Central School District took a unique approach to graduation this year. 


Employers rethinking drug screening policies with legalized recreational marijuana

With the state's new recreational marijuana law, many employers are rethinking their drug screening policies.


In-Depth: Morelle introduces Fair Repair Act

Rep. Joe Morelle (D, 25) introduced legislation Thursday that would guarantee consumers and small businesses the right to repair their own electronics.


Honor Flight Rochester set to take off again this fall

A charity that takes local veterans on the trip of a lifetime is set to take off again.


Juneteenth observed from federal government down to school districts

President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president.


City of Rochester looking for input on how to invest $202M in federal funds

In a release Thursday, the city said  people living in the city will have three ways of letting the city know how it should use the $202 million allocation from the American Rescue Plan Act,


Woman accused of stealing, crashing ambulance released under supervision

The Buffalo woman accused of stealing an ambulance from the Utica area and crashing it into the Irondequoit Bay on Sunday was released under supervision Thursday.


Driver taken to hospital after tractor-trailer flips in Chili

A tractor-trailer flipped Thursday afternoon in Chili.


Pittsford man sentenced to 18 years in prison on child porn charges

Luke Vuittonet, 21 who was convicted of production of child pornography, was sentenced to serve 18 years in prison.


For third week in a row, a Monroe County student wins NY vaccine scholarship

Monroe County's Nicholas Keirstead was the only Rochester area student to win this week.


'I didn't do it': Rochester mom arraigned on murder charge in baby's death

Mabel Enid Rosado-Delgado, 38, appeared virtually in court to face her second-degree murder charge.


Fact Check: Finger Lakes Region is not 70% vaccinated

New York State has been celebrating a major milestone. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week, 70% of adult New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. However, that's not the case in many parts of our region. 


Police: Driver facing DWI charges in connection to 4-car crash that hospitalized 5

The crash happened on Dewey Avenue near Locust Street around 11 a.m.


Driver of car charged with DWI in deadly crash with ambulance

The crash happened at Central Park and North Goodman Street around 1:30 a.m.