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Man flown by Mercy Flight after being hit by car in Wayne County
Route 104 is reopened to traffic after a man was hit by a car in Wayne County. The pedestrian was flown by Mercy Flight to Strong Hospital. The person's name and condition are not known at this time.
Ontario man charged with selling drugs
Ontario County, N.Y. — An Ontario man is facing several charged after allegedly selling cocaine. Manuel Pizarro, 40, of Ontario was charged by Wayne County Sheriff's deputies with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal possess
How a Wayne County fire department became Palmer’s largest haddock customer during Lent
It’s 2:30 p.m., two hours before the start of the event, and Margaret Grant is settling in for the wait. “I have to be the first one,” the 82-year-old Sodus resident says with a smile.
Attorney: Sodus double murder suspect not read rights before interview
SODUS, NY (WROC) - Statements that Timothy Dean, the man suspected of shooting and killing a young couple outside their home in Sodus last year, made to investigators were the subject of a hearing Friday morning in court.
Assemblyman Cahill reacts to Gov. Cuomo pulling marijuana legalization from proposed budget
KINGSTON, N.Y. — A Kingston state lawmaker says Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to remove marijuana legalization from his budget does not matter because it was “seriously misplaced” from the start.
Man accused of killing mother, toddler back in Wayne County court
SODUS, N.Y. (WENY) – The man accused of killing a young mother and her son in Wayne County last year was in court Monday morning. Alberto Reyes was indicted for the deaths of Selena Hidalgo-Calderon and her one-year-old son Owen. He's charged with two counts of murder and two counts of tampering wit
Police: Two arrested after suspect returns for lost car keys after robbery in Sodus
Sodus, N.Y. (WHAM) - Two men were arrested Thursday night in Sodus after police said a robbery went awry. Our news partners at the Times of Wayne County reported that Dashawn Faniel, 32, and Antoine Clinton, 32, planned to rob an alleged drug dealer in Sodus.
Wayne County man arrested in child sex abuse case
A Wayne County man is facing several charges including sex abuse, forcible touching, and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies arrested 38-year-old David Morse on Sunday after he allegedly had sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl at his home on Macintosh Road in December of 2018.
Notorious Farmington intersection to see safety upgrade
FARMINGTON — An open house is planned for residents to learn more about a safety upgrade to the intersection of County Road 28 and Shortsville Road. The meeting for the proposed roundabout will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Farmington Town Hall, 1000 County Road 8. Documents will be availabl
Cuomo Not In Favor Of Online Gambling [POLL]
Let's say you have money burning a hole in your pocket and you know — you just know — which team is going to win the next round of March Madness. So you grab your cellphone and go to your favorite sports betting site and place a bet, right?
This 8-Year-Old Homeless New York State Chess Champion Has Moved Into A New Apartment
Tanitoluwa Adewumi won first place for his age group at the competition without a single defeat. An 8-year-old chess champion whose refugee family has been living at a homeless shelter for the past two years was recently named a New York State Chess Champion.
New York state acquires Catskill land, site of historic hotel
CATSKILL, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has acquired a tract in the Catskills that includes remnants of a historic hotel and provides increased access to a popular network of hiking and cross-country skiing trails.
Police: 89-year-old charged with forcible touching in Seneca Falls
Police say an 89-year-old Seneca Falls man was arrested on Friday following a harassment complaint. Richard A. Conover, 89, of Seneca Falls was charged with one count of forcible touching and one count of harassment.
Palmyra mail carrier recognized for heroic act
City carrier Georgeanna Graham could have ignored the gas smell she noticed when delivering on her Palmyra route, but instead she took the time to go to the door and tell the homeowner.
Victor farmer: Selling off, not selling out
VICTOR — Steve Straight learned farming from the seat of his grandfather’s Ford tractor, one of numerous vehicles, pieces of equipment, tools and accessories Straight has from a lifetime of farming.
Maple Weekend kicks off at Kettle Ridge Farm
VICTOR, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Maple Weekend kicked off at Kettle Ridge Farm on Log Cabin Road in Victor on Saturday. The farm hosted a day full of maple syrup for families to enjoy, tours of the sugarhouse/ farm, and a pancake breakfast.
Gov. Cuomo releases St. Patrick’s Day weekend tickets, arrests by region
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBNG) — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced New York State Police issued 13,038 tickets and arrested 259 people for impaired driving during this past St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
AG Barr keeps Mueller report under wraps, with no public word on Russia probe, as further Trump investigations unfold in N.Y.
The long-awaited details of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report remained under wraps Saturday, with Attorney General William Barr holding off for at least one more day on the release of its major conclusions to a deeply-divided nation and Congress.
Driver pleads guilty in fatal drunk driving crash in Webster
WEBSTER, NY (WROC) - A woman, accused of driving drunk before hitting and killing another driver on Empire Boulevard has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide. Lindsay Szuba was arrested last year after the crash in May that killed 54-year-old Roger Cook.
Accused serial Sephora shoplifter at it again
ONTARIO COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- An accused serial Sephora shoplifter is behind bars Friday after being arrested in California. According to our news partner, The Messenger Post, Isabella Kuo is now in the Ontario County Jail where she's being held on no bail.