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ROC Airport: United Express flight from Newark to Buffalo makes emergency landing in Rochester

ROC Airport: United Express flight from Newark to Buffalo makes emergency landing in Rochester


RPD looking for four after apparent carjacking in Northeast Rochester

RPD looking for four after apparent carjacking in Northeast Rochester


CDC: Monroe County COVID community transmission "substantial"

West Webster Fire Dept.: SUV crashed through barricades, found in creek bed

Red Wings: Sunday game postponed after IronPigs player has medical incident during Saturday’s doubleheader

10th annual community health fair held Saturday

On Saturday, local advocates checked in on the community's mental health and offered a wide range of services at the 10th annual community health fair at the Boys and Girls Club.


Afghans who served alongside American troops arrive in Rochester for resettlement

In its seven-year history, not-for-profit Keeping Our Promise, Inc. has helped 376 Middle Eastern people resettle in the Rochester area.


Rochester man wins Basspro.com Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake

A Rochester man won the Basspro.com Bassmaster Northern Open at Oneida Lake Saturday.


Drive-through food box distribution held for area vets and families

Veterans and their families got a big boost Saturday.


Rochester Yacht Club gets head start on training future Olympians by hosting the US Sailing Junior Olympics

The Rochester Yacht Club is getting a head start on training future Olympians by hosting the U.S Sailing Junior Olympics this weekend.


1 arrested after large fight on Monroe Avenue

One person was arrested after a large fight that broke out in the city early Saturday morning. 


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

A Rochester man is recovering in the hospital after being shot on the city's north side early Saturday morning. 


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

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


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

Friday is National Cheesecake Day and one local bakery sure knows how to celebrate.


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."


Monroe County deals out more than $10M in emergency rent relief to more than 2K people

The relief is a part of the Monroe County/City of Rochester Emergency Rental Assistance Program, which was launched earlier this year. The data released is as of July 14.


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.