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Army of military elves prepare early Christmas surprise for a struggling veteran, family

Army of military elves prepare early Christmas surprise for a struggling veteran, family


Rochester's art community gathers for potential 'game-changing' meeting

Rochester's art community gathers for potential 'game-changing' meeting


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Rochester Board of Education to hold public forum in search for superintendent

Federal judge in Texas rules Obama's health care overhaul unconstitutional

Wayne CSD warning parents about online predator possibly targeting students

Constance Mitchell remembered as a giant of Rochester community

A giant in the Rochester community has died...


Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics

Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for an upcoming Winter Olympics...


Troopers: 2 dogs survive being tossed from moving vehicle

State police say they're looking for the people who tossed two dogs from a moving vehicle on an upstate New York highway...


Police: Online predator strikes again, targeting students in Canandaigua

After reports of blackmail in Penn Yan, police say the Canandaigua School District is now targeted by an online predator. 


Some local students to be relieved of loan debt

The U.S. Department of Education announced this week that it will automatically cancel $150 million in student loans connected to for-profit colleges that have closed in recent years...


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Man arrested for assaulting multiple residents, workers at Rochester group home

A man was arrested Friday after he allegedly assaulted residents and workers of a Rochester group home...


Mayor Warren appoints Melissa Barrett to Rochester City Court

Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced the appointment of Melissa Barrett as Rochester City Court judge. 


Lawsuit filed over pay raises for state lawmakers

Legal action is being taken over pay raises for lawmakers....


Budget head Mulvaney picked as Trump's next chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job.


Rochester civil rights icon Constance Mitchell passes away

The first African-American woman to be elected to the Monroe County Board of Supervisors passed away on Friday...


Exclusive: Victor mom catches illegal bus passers on video

A Victor is mother taking matters into her own hands to help keep kids safe.


Bomb threat empties Sandy Hook school on attack anniversary

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators.


NFL fines umpire $9,300, reinstates him after dispute with Buffalo Bills player

A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave after his dispute in Miami with Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes...


$510K spilled from armored truck, $300K still missing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Police say more than half a million dollars spilled from an armored truck onto a New Jersey highway, and nearly $300,000 remains missing a day later.


'Wild' salmon may be straight from the farm, NY AG says

That wild sockeye salmon in the refrigerated aisle may be straight from the fish farm...


Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court

A lawyer for President Donald Trump is challenging a Maryland federal judge's decision to allow a case accusing the president of profiting off his office to proceed in district court. The lawyer wants a federal appeals court to take up the case instead...


Former NY state lawmaker sentenced for cover-up attempt

A former state lawmaker from western New York has been sentenced to two months in prison for trying to cover up making unwanted sexual advances to a female staffer...


Online post questions health impact of Starbucks' Juniper Latte on pregnant women

An online rumor is warning moms-to-be to stay away from a certain Starbucks latte, but doctors say there’s little to worry about....


Legislation proposed to rename Fairport post office after the late Congresswoman Slaughter

Congressman Joe Morelle announced on Friday that he has introduced legislation to dedicate a Fairport post office to the late Louise and Bob Slaughter...


Friday marks Free Shipping Day

The Christmas rush is on as busy shoppers try to get their packages delivered on time...


RCSD taking extra safety measures following threat at School of the Arts

The Rochester City School District says it is taking extra safety measures leading up to winter recess after a threat of violence at the School of the Arts...


Schumer completes annual tour of every county in New York

Sen. Chuck Schumer has wrapped up his 20th annual tour of all 62 counties in New York state.


Bills Hall of Famer pushes for bail reform

A Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer is now joining the fight to get some suspects out of jail, without bail...


Remains of NY airman killed during Vietnam rescue identified

The remains of a New York airman killed when his helicopter was shot down during a rescue mission in the Vietnam War have been identified...


NY flags to be lowered to honor Marines killed in crash

Flags on all New York state government buildings will be lowered to half-staff in honor of a Hudson Valley Marine and five other Marines killed when two U.S. military planes collided off the coast of Japan last week...


Batavia woman: 'I'm not dead'

Someone used her name and her face and claimed to have cancer -- all of it a hoax...


Traffic Alert: Road closures for Saturday's Reindeer Run

The Reindeer Run 5K and Kids Races will affect downtown traffic Saturday morning...


New York's recreational marijuana plan coming together

Plans are being drafted to make recreational marijuana legal here in New York state and a model for the rules and regulations surrounding it is becoming clearer...


Farm Bill amendment aids New York malting barley growers

Barley farmers supporting New York's craft beer industry will get some help under an amendment to the federal Farm Bill passed by the House and Senate...


Explosion injures seven firefighters and five civilians during 5-alarm New York City fire

Harrowing moments were captured on camera Thursday as a backdraft caused a 5-alarm New York City fire to unexpectedly explode...


Ocelot kitten to make debut at Buffalo Zoo

An ocelot kitten born at the Buffalo Zoo earlier this year will make her public debut this weekend...


Local officials, employees speak up following latest Xerox layoffs

More employees at Webster's struggling Xerox plant went home without jobs as the company executed a new round of layoffs Thursday...


Police: Multiple bomb threats reported throughout Rochester area

Bomb threats demanding Bitcoin are declared unfounded by police. 


Local businessman surprises single mom and kids with new mattresses, gifts

Santa is getting some help from a local gym-owner....


Authorities: Wave of hoax bomb threats made across US

NEW YORK (AP) - A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear - but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion attempt.


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Man allegedly attacks roommate over TV volume dispute

Man allegedly attacks roommate over TV volume dispute

City officials, parents discuss RCSD issues in its first input session

City officials, parents discuss RCSD issues in its first input session

Here's your chance to help: Second fundraiser scheduled for Thurston fire victims

Here's your chance to help: Second fundraiser scheduled for Thurston fire victims

Love letters displayed across multiple billboards

Love letters displayed across multiple billboards

Two sentenced in Sodus teen stabbing

Two sentenced in Sodus teen stabbing

Teen pleads not guilty to murder charges

Teen pleads not guilty to murder charges

Target, Walmart sued over lead-contaminated toys in NYS

Target, Walmart sued over lead-contaminated toys in NYS

Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage

Court: Trump can't let companies deny birth control coverage

Albion Police: Missing 12-year-old girl, 14-year-old boy found safe

Albion Police: Missing 12-year-old girl, 14-year-old boy found safe

Changes to Puerto Rican Festival evaluated through community survey

Changes to Puerto Rican Festival evaluated through community survey

A survey has been launched in an effort to find a ‘fun, safe and, peaceful way for the community’ to celebrate the Puerto Rican culture in the area...

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