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Middleport businessman buys Medina manufacturing facility
A Middleport businessman has acquired a vacant industrial complex in the Orleans County Village of Medina, with plans to redevelop the facility and lease it to new manufacturing or commercial tenants. Kyle Brent, through B360 Holdings, purchased the 33.85-acre Bernzomatic plant at 1 Bernzomatic Driv
Inmate hits another inmate, ruptures his eardrum
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State police release cause of death for 20 victims of limo crash
Speakers at a vigil in Amsterdam sought to console those grieving after a crash Oct. 6, 2018, killed 17 passengers, a driver and two bystanders.Georgie Silvarole and Laura Nichols, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Woman charged with thefts from cars faces 30 more charges for lying about identity
Haley M. Merrill, 26, of 434 East Main St. was charged with 10 counts of second-degree forgery, 10 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument, all felonies, and 10 counts of misdemeanor second-degree criminal impersonation.
Police reports 10/19/18: Allegany County Jail inmate charged with assault again
Michael McKenzie, 29, of Rochester, was charged Oct. 11 with second-degree assault, a class D felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.
2 people hospitalized after shooting, stabbing incident in Niagara Falls
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Niagara Falls are investigating what happened during a fight Thursday night that ended with two people going to the hospital. Officers were called to Falls St. near 30th St., where they tell us one person was stabbed and another was hit in the leg by gunfire or
Sears sets date for closing of Lakewood store, three area Kmarts
Sears has provided more details about the upcoming closing of a store in Lakewood, along with Kmarts in Niagara Falls, West Seneca and Batavia. Sears this week announced the stores will close as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. All four stores are scheduled close on Jan. 31, affecting a tot
Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of providing false info at jail charged with 20 felonies
Haley M. Merrill, 26, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with: 10 felony counts of second-degree forgery; 10 felony counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing; and 10 Class A misdemeanor counts of second-degree criminal impersonation. On Oct. 13, Merrill was arrested in the
Man found dead on roof at Wal-mrt in Albion
Undersheriff Christopher Bourke reports that shortly before 1 p.m. Friday, the sheriff’s office was asked to assist the Irondequoit Police Department in locating a man that had not returned to his residence after work Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies, along with sheriff’s 911 public safety dispatchers,
Former NTID student discovered unconscious alongside Henrietta road
"The victim’s friend, whom he was visiting, realized he had not returned home and began looking for him," deputies said in a release.
Larcenies from cars won’t stop with arrest of Batavia pair
Genesee County Sheriff’s Department has had about 20 reports of larcenies from parked cars in the past few weeks, with most coming on the east end of town near the city line, Chief Deputy Jerome Brewster said.
Monroe County jail deputy accused in a Greece parking lot robbery, beating
Brandon Guidice, 21, and Solina Sonmez, 20, both of Greece, are each charged with second-degree robbery, fourth-degree grand larceny, and third-degree assault in connection with a beating of "a victim who was known to them," according to a release from Greece police.
Mother of 22-year-old who overdosed on heroin: 'It could happen to anybody'
MacDuff's 22-year-old daughter, Emily Short, overdosed by snorting a drug her parents believe to be a synthetic heroin on Sept. 3. Short died four days later after her family chose to take her off of life support.
Judge Astacio officially removed from bench, NYS Court of Appeal decides
On April 25, the Commission decided Astacio should be removed because she was convicted of DWI in 2016, tried to use her position as a judge to get out of trouble and violated the terms of her DWI sentence at least twice.
Woman sentenced to two more years in state prison for dealing drugs while in treatment court
Ruth M. O’Connor, 37, of Caneada, also will be on two years of post-release supervision, Judge Michael Mohun ordered.
Batavia now has three vacant big box locations to fill but Batavia Downs has interest in Kmart location
For the third time in 13 months, Batavia is losing a big box store -- Office Max, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and now Kmart -- and given the nation's retail trends it's by no means certain any of these vacant buildings will be filled any time soon.
Batavia woman accused of supplying cocaine to agent gets probation on two misdemeanors
Denielle Mancuso, who lives on West Main Street Road, will serve three years probation, to run concurrently, on two misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree.
Woman charged with violating sex registry rules
Susan A. Samanka, 55, of Mark’s Trail Motel on West Main Street Road was charged with sex offender registry violation and is to appear Nov. 1 in Town Court.
New York man, 61, dies from rare disease after eating squirrel brains
A New York man died after he developed a rare and fatal brain disorder from eating squirrel brains.In a case report, researchers said the 61-year-old was brought to Rochester Regional Health in 2015 saying he was having trouble thinking, he was losing touch with reality and he couldn't walk.Doctors
Livingston Co. woman gets 3 to 9 years in prison for boyfriend's death
Allen, the daughter of a high-ranking state trooper, said Postell had "tried to kill her" and she acted in self-defense.