National Guard confirms 3 soldiers dead after helicopter crashes in Mendon

National Guard confirms 3 soldiers dead after helicopter crashes in Mendon

Dimitri Cash, Shekeria Cash

Greece Amber Alert canceled, children found safe

16 people escape three-alarm fire, three fighters hurt in Rochester

First Alert Weather: Gusty winds today, with potential for some accumulating lake snows later Friday into Saturday

Good Question: A loophole in paid sick leave law?

Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

The U.S. mask order for travel being implemented by Biden will apply to airports and planes, ships, intercity buses, trains and public transportation

NRA fights for its future in Texas, New York courts

NEW YORK (AP) - The National Rifle Association is in a double-barreled legal battle for its future, moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit.

Deputies searching for missing Chili teen

MCSO reports Eliah Moses, 14, left her home in Chili on Jan.13, and has not been seen since.

Construction set to start on Rochester affordable senior housing project

The complex will provide 45 affordable apartments. 

Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?

Health officials say both doses should be of the same vaccine, here's why.

State Police warn of new phone scam involving puppies

State Police say multiple victims got scammed out of hundreds of dollars.

Powerball jackpot winner worth $731.1M sold in Maryland

The winning ticket for Wednesday's jackpot was sold in Allegany County, located in northwestern Maryland, but additional details weren't immediately available, the Maryland Lottery said in a statement.

Police: Man in custody after threatening ex-girlfriend, firing shot into ceiling

It happened around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday on Central Park Avenue near Scio Street.

Brockport High School grad participates in Inauguration ceremony

A 2016 Brockport High School graduate was in the middle of the action in Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day.

PHOTOS: Inauguration Day

Joe Biden has officially become the 46th president of the United States.

Cuomo slams Finger Lakes region's COVID-19 positivity rate

It's been exactly one year since the first case of COVID-19 was found in the United States.

PPP sees 60K applications in first week of reopening

In the first week of the Paycheck Protection Program's reopening, the Small Business Administration says 60,000 loan applications have been submitted. 

Seneca Falls Police searching for missing man

The Seneca Falls Police Department is searching for a 64-year-old man who they say has a history of mental illness.

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 363 new cases confirmed, county updates deaths

According to the Monroe County Health Department, more than 43,900 people in the county have tested positive for COVID-19.

'Unity is the path forward' Biden issues call for healing

In a city hauntingly empty Wednesday, in the midst of a pandemic that for a year has kept us apart, the central message on the day of President Joe Biden's inauguration was one of coming together.

Pizza joints seeing Bills bump

Pizza, wings and the Buffalo Bills. That's how many of us have been spending our weekends since the Bills playoff run.

First Alert Weather: Not as cold Thursday, some snow Friday

Highs will be in the lower 20s today, and with breezy conditions, the wind chill will drop into the single digits and teens at times.

Morelle shares thoughts on Biden's Inauguration speech

Just two weeks after the insurrection at the Capitol, U.S. Congressman Joe Morelle (D, NY-25) attended Wednesday's historic Inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

Local elected officials react to Biden, Harris inauguration

We will update this story as more comments come in.

Trump delivers brief address before leaving for Florida

Earlier Wednesday morning, now former President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump departed the White House on Marine One for the final time under his presidency.

Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises

Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

Singletary to be deposed in public session on Prude case

Former Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary has agreed to a public, livestreamed deposition regarding his handling of the Daniel Prude case.

Man who shot RPD officer indicted on several charges

James Hunter, 54, was indicted on several charges in connection to the Dec.22 shooting of a 14 year veteran of the force.

Driver accused of hitting, killing Greece woman indicted

According to the Monroe County District Attorney's Office, Christopher Moody, 31, was in Greece Town Court, where he was indicted on multiple charges including manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter. 

Dome Arena opens as COVID-19 vaccine site

According to the state, the appointment-only clinic will deal out roughly 500 shots per day and run 7 days per week. 

Good Question: Are there different age cutoffs for the COVID vaccine?

If you qualify-- whether by age group or by your job---there are just so many appointments to go around right now. That can lead to a lot of disappointment if you had a spot then lost it for some reason.

Rep. Tom Reed hopes Biden can bring 'open' approach to lawmakers in both parties

Reed says Biden should call on both parties to not be vindictive or judgemental of one another, he added lawmakers should try to understand where one another is "coming from."

States report vaccine shortages and cancel appointments

About half of the 31 million doses distributed to the states by the federal government have been administered so far, though only about 2 million people have received the two doses needed for maximum protection against COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention.

Former New York Assembly Speaker not added to wave of pardons

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was left off the list of people pardoned by President Donald Trump.

Watch live: Trump delivers remarks on Operation Warp Speed

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference from the Rose Garden at the White House.

2 minors, 1 adult arraigned in shooting that killed SUNY Brockport student

Cheyenne Farewell, a SUNY Brockport student, was killed in the shooting, five other people were injured.  

Neighbors react to Greece Amber Alert

It's been a terrifying night and morning for neighbors living off of English Road in Greece after finding out 3-year-old Shekeria Cash and 5-year-old Demetri Cash Jr. were abducted from their home.

'Crisis' avoided after Monroe County does not receive COVID vaccine shipment for essential workers

In a Tweet Tuesday morning, Dr. Nancy Bennett, who oversees the Finger Lakes Region's Vaccine Hub, said the county did not receive its expected shipment of the vaccine. In its place, the University of Rochester pitched in to help provide doses. 

State Sen. Cooney pushing to keep orange zone restaurants open for indoor dining

One state lawmaker is pushing to keep local restaurants open.

Watch live: Cuomo holds briefing on COVID-19 in New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding a press conference on COVID-19 in New York state.

Cheektowaga man accused of unlawfully entering Capitol on Jan. 6 back in court

Pete Harding

Monroe County to have all law enforcement officers complete Crisis Intervention Team Training this year

Monroe County to have all law enforcement officers complete Crisis Intervention Team Training this year

McConnell: Trump 'provoked' Capitol siege, mob was fed lies

In this Jan. 6, 2021, photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks from the Senate floor to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump for the second time, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi must figure out the best strategy for arguing the case before the Senate. Senate rules say the trial must start soon after the chamber receives the article of impeachment, which cites

NY Senate considering package of small business bills

NY Senate considering package of small business bills

Greece Police: ‘We need your help’ after suspects take brother, sister and duct tape foster mother

Dimitri Cash, Shekeria Cash

Queens man arrested, accused of threatening Schumer and Pelosi

Queens man arrested, accused of threatening Schumer and Pelosi

Strong Museum of Play holding 'Tropical Escape,' 18+ only hours this month

Strong Museum of Play holding 'Tropical Escape,' 18+ only hours this month

Monroe County Legislature's Democratic Caucus calls for investigation into Flagler-Mitchell

Ernest Flagler-Mitchell

Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation reporting increase in COVID-19 cases

Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation reporting increase in COVID-19 cases

Judge denies Mayor Warren's lawyers' request for change of venue

Mayor Lovely Warren surrounded by supporters after she plead not guilty to campaign finance charges.