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Crews investigate head-on crash in Sodus

Sodus, N.Y. - Multiple crews are investigating a two vehicle head-on crash in Sodus.The accident happened around 10 p.m. Saturday at Pratt Road and Route 104.Fire crews at the scene told 13WHAM it was a head-on crash, but couldn't comment on possible injuries.This is a developing story. We'll bring

13 WHAM - 2018-07-15 00:15:39

Walmart Supercenter employee caught stealing merchandise at work, police say

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. -- A Walmart Supercenter employee was caught stealing merchandise while he worked, Seneca Falls police said.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-07-15 16:08:00

NFL player's brother waives extradition

CANANDAIGUA — A former Geneva resident and the brother of a National Football League player has agreed to return to New Jersey to face a manslaughter charge.During a brief proceeding Friday in Ontario County Court, William Jenkins Jr. waived extradition. The brother of New York Giants cornerback Jan

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-07-15 18:00:00

Newark couple charged after crash

ARCADIA — Wayne County deputies arrested a local couple Thursday night after a crash on Parker Road, saying the driver was highly intoxicated with two young children in the van.Deputies said the accident happened about 10 p.m. when John R. Malta, 35, of Tellier Road, Newark, failed to make a curve i

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-07-15 18:00:00

LETTER: Looking for money back from furniture dealer

To the Editor:Bob's Family Furniture in Palmyra delivered a chair to my house at 8:30 p.m. on May 30. I'm 91 years old, I live alone and I'm housebound. I paid cash for the chair. They didn't read the receipt to me, Bob just said sign for the chair.

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-07-15 18:00:00

Heat advisory issued from midday Monday across eight counties upstate

The advisory, issued Sunday afternoon, applies to Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga, Oswego, Livingston, and Ontario counties and includes the swath of upstate New York from Niagara Falls through to Oswego and Canandaigua.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-15 19:18:00

Good Samaritan helps injured in Route 250 motorcycle crash in Penfield

Ellen Rockmaker, a retired nurse, was walking along Route 250 in Penfield on Friday night when she heard a loud crashing sound.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 22:44:00

LETTER: Schools can't get better without parents' help

To the Editor:At approximately 3:45 p.m. on June 6, a Clyde-Savannah school bus was returning students after school in the business district of Clyde Village. The bus was stopped on Glasgow Street, Rte. 414, southbound just before Columbia Street. A young student, 8 to 10 years old, got off the bus

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-07-15 18:00:00

Drug dealers had $730,000, bought Mercedes with cash, police allege

One home raided by police during the January drug bust contained $400,000 in cash. Another had $230,000.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-15 18:39:00

Multiple ambulances called to vehicle accident on I-81 South

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LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-07-15 04:05:17

SPD: Four men arrested for forcing woman into car, beating her boyfriend

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Four Syracuse men were arrested for allegedly robbing a man and forcing the victim's girlfriend into their vehicle, according to Syracuse police.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-07-15 11:09:00

Three injured in overnight shooting in Rochester

While police were investigating the shooting, two other victims walked into Rochester General Hospital — a 35-year old man and 29-year-old man. Both live in the city and both were shot "at least once in the upper body," police say.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-15 14:19:00

UPDATE: Suspect in custody after standoff in Montezuma

A man was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff Friday in Montezuma.Cayuga County law enforcement officials were on the scene of a standoff situation on Fuller Road in Montezuma involving a man inside a residence at 7391 Fuller Road. The situation was reported just before 1 p.m. Friday, an


Two of three victims in deadly Waterloo shooting identified, suspect charged

State Police said 53-year-old Lori McConnell and 50-year-old Karen Zdunko wereboth shot by Emerson Tohafjian late Tuesday night. A third person, a man, was also shot but State Police have not released his name.


Route 250 closed after 2 people seriously injured in Penfield crash involving motorcycle

Buy Photo(Photo: Will Cleveland/@WillCleveland13/Staff photographer)Two people are seriously injured following a crash involving a motorcycle and another motor vehicle in Penfield.Police responded to a collision on Route 250, near Penbrooke Drive, at 7:07 p.m.A motorcyclist was traveling north on Ro


Port Byron man charged with making a terroristic threat against a judge

LYONS, N.Y. (WHAM) - Deputies say a Port Byron man is facing charges after she threatened a Wayne County Family Court Judge.The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Joseph Wilmarth is charged with making a terroristic threat after an investigation revealed that posted a Facebook comment th


Whatever Happened to ... Seabreeze's Over the Falls ride?

Images of America/Seabreeze Parkis one of those books in a series that’s chock-full of vintage photos. The series has already included books about “Rochester’s Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks” and “Western New York Amusement Parks.” But this latest one, by Jim Futrell, is the first in the serie

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 12:00:00

Thief makes clean getaway after stealing $120 worth of soap at Greece Rite Aid

Criminal tampering:Sometime from July 7 to July 8, one or more people flipped a patio table upside down and moved boxes that had been on the table, strewing paperwork across a yard on Pelham Road. Voices had been heard talking and laughing around midnight.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 15:46:00

Have you seen this man? Cayuga County Sheriff looking for sex offender

According to a press release from the sheriff's office, William M. Ward's last known address was 2510 Hill Road, Genoa. He is listed as 5-feet, 8-inches tall, 197 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes. He is 39 years old.


Webster police shut down part of Ridge Road for suspicious device investigation

According to a tweet from the department Friday afternoon, police are investigating a device that was found near the 600 block of Ridge Road, in a garage.