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Canandaigua fireworks company ready for the 4th of July

Canandaigua fireworks company ready for the 4th of July


Dove Street shooting

Dove Street shooting


Penfield celebrates Independence Day

Higher food prices for Independence Day

Red Cross needs blood donations

Texas Supreme Court blocks order to allow abortions

The Texas Supreme Court has blocked an order that allowed abortions to resume in the state, following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.


Coast Guard cracks down on drunk boating 4th of July weekend

Boaters are setting sail all weekend for the holiday. 


UPDATE: Perinton woman home safe

UPDATE: The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to report Caren J. Jacobs has returned safely home and is in good health. Thank you to our deputies for always prioritizing missing persons and following through to ensure  a safe return.   


Police searching for Greece larceny suspect

The Greece Police Department says an unidentified man tried to steal a truck early Friday morning.


First Alert Forecast: A damp start today will give way to a wonderful holiday weekend

First Alert Meteorologist Alex Bielfeld has your Saturday weather outlook.


No one hurt in armed carjacking near Grand Ave. overnight

Police are investigating an overnight carjacking that took place in the city.


J-Mac: 'Don't take any day for granted'

Jason "J-Mac" McElwain continues to recover from serious injuries after a bicycle crash earlier this month, but he got out of the hospital this week.


Gun owners react to Hochul's special session

Some gun owners have mixed feelings about the new bill that was stamped into New York law during Governor Hochul's special session Friday.


Four-time convicted felon accused of firing a shot at someone in Webster

Webster police said a four-time convicted felon fired a shot at someone who made an emergency call. The caller was not injured.


MCSO safety reminders for those on water for Fourth of July weekend

This Fourth of July weekend is going to be a hot one! With people gearing up to hit the water, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office has some safety reminders.


Vehicle thefts along West Ridge Road

For several months now car dealerships and auto repair shops along West Ridge Road in Rochester have been broken into by car thieves. While most are targeted for their catalytic converters, others are stealing customer cars right off the lot.


Victor Counseling Practice expanding

Victor Counseling Practice is adding 10 new therapy offices to serve up to 750 new clients over the next year.


Longtime Chili Firefighter passes

The Chili Fire Department mourns the loss of long-time Company 3 member John Donovan after a courageous battle with cancer.


Hilton man who pleaded guilty to Jan 6. riots receives recommendations for sentencing

The Hilton man who pleaded guilty to his role in the U.S. Capitol Riot has received sentencing recommendations from the U.S. Justice Department.


Red Flag Law petitions skyrocket statewide since Buffalo shooting

Let's go in-depth on an existing gun law in New York State that has been used more often recently.


Local artists will celebrate "Nature in the City" at Public Market on Friday

Nature in the City Festival is being held on Friday afternoon at the Rochester Public Market.


Roc Pride Festival lineup includes parade and performance from Danielle Ponder

The lineup for Rochester's LGBTQ+ Pride Festival includes drag shows, a parade, and a performance from Danielle Ponder.


City Council President responds to action against Councilmember Jose Peo

The President of Rochester City Council is responding to action against Councilmember Jose Peo.


Man hospitalized after hit-and-run on Monroe Avenue

Police said a 29-year-old is in the hospital after a hit-and-run on Monroe Avenue on Friday morning. The man is expected to survive.


Perinton residents now have to pay for recycling

Starting July 1, people who live in the Town of Perinton will have to pay for their recycling to be picked up.