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Man charged with murder following death from June brawl

Rochester resident Jimmie Wright was charged Monday with second-degree murder in connection with the death of Jean Mejias-Vargas, 22, of Rochester, said investigator Jackie Shuman of the Rochester Police Department.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-21 12:32:00

Police make arrest in Rochester homicide case

Police say on June 28th, officers responded to Joseph Avenue around 10 p.m. for the report of a large crowd fighting. A short time later, 22-year-old Jean Mejias-Vargas arrived at Rochester General Hospital by private vehicle.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-21 02:25:31

Greece Apartments shut down after police found hand grenades in Dumpster

The Greece Police Department had secured the area, locked down the apartment complexes, and evacuated some apartments near the dumpster.The bomb squad spent about two hours at the Newcastle Apartments.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-20 12:25:12

Deputies assisting police with serious crash in Mount Morris

Mount Morris, N.Y. (WHAM) - The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is helping the Mount Morris Police Department with a serious crash.The crash is in the Village of Mount Morris, according to a tweet from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office13WHAM will have a crew on scene shortly and will provide

13 WHAM - 2018-08-20 08:32:15

Deputies: Man altered checks, stole more than $88,000 from employer

Pittsford, N.Y. - A Gates man has been charged with grand larceny and forgery after Monroe County Sheriff's deputies say he stole more than $88,000 from his employer.

13 WHAM - 2018-08-20 23:03:26

1 seriously injured in Mount Morris crash

Livingston County sheriff's deputies said a box truck and dump truck collided on Main Street, near East State Street, in Mount Morris around 7 a.m., sending the box truck into a nearby utility pole. The box truck driver was taken to an area hospital with a serious leg injury.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-20 15:22:00

Double Dare Live books Rochester tour stop

Like its TV counterpart, the stage production will include slime-soaking, pie-plastering and more messy fun, along with original hostMarc Summers.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-20 18:10:00

10 things you should never buy used

Everywhere I look, there are garage sale signs and my Facebook feed is filled with friends selling used items or looking for extra coffee tables for their kids’ college dorm. It makes sense: Families are making moves before school starts, college is about to begin, and it’s prime moving season for r

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-21 11:48:00

Rochester fire responds to fire on Leavenworth Street

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ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-19 18:27:15

Greece woman arrested for DWI after striking stop sign

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Kohl's dash: Woman steals baby clothes, eludes police chase and almost hits employee

Citizens’ Police Academy:The department is offering an eight-week academy starting Sept. 12. Most sessions run 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Brighton Police Department. Some sessions are on Tuesdays and there may be off-site hours. The session is limited to 25 people, with priority given to Brighton


Warsaw woman charged with felony DWI, leaving scene of accident

Heather Aldinger, 42, was picked up at 4 p.m. on Burke Hill Road in Perry, which is immediately south of Covington, and charged with a felony count of driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident, moving from a lane unsafely and an equipment violation.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-08-19 15:33:29

Driver strikes parked cars, runs around Chili Avenue naked, gets struck by vehicles

According to the Rochester Police Department, the incident occurred in the area of Chili Avenue and Somerset Street around 9 p.m. on Friday. Officers found the naked man standing in a parking lot after he was struck and took him into custody. He was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for a Ment


Avon Post Office to host passport event on Tuesday

The Avon Post Office, 80 Prospect St., will host a special passport event from 8 to 11 a.m. on Aug. 21.

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-20 00:30:00

Google Street View Car seen in Avon

After a photograph of the car in Avon was posted Friday afternoon to The Livingston County News Facebook page several readers shared that they had also seen the car on Interstate 390 and the Rochester area, with one reader sharing a picture from Rochester. At least one person acknowledged seeing the


Man arrested for DWAI after striking two parked vehicles in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - A driver was arrested for DWAI after striking two parked vehicles in Rochester on Friday.Rochester police say that a naked man exited the striking vehicle and was running around the area of Chili Avenue and Somerset Street, resulting in him being struck by multiple vehicl


Shed fire reported on Perry Road, Pavilion

UPDATE 11:27 p.m.: Working structure fire, two structures involved, "with exposure problems."


Police: Brockport man damages apartment, faces arson charges

Brockport, N.Y. (WHAM) - One person is facing charges after allegedly damaging a residence in an apartment complex.Brockport Police arrested 60-year-old David Hafner of Brockport on Sunday.The incident happened at the Brockprot Landing Apartment Complex.Police say Hafner caused a significant amount


Monroe County's 2nd annual Girls Sports Festival

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Livingston County Sheriff's K-9 dies in surgery

Sheriff Dougherty says, "Gibbs is credited with numerous alerts of dangerous drugs, many potentially lifesaving human tracks and searches. He was a warrior that would fearlessly protect his handler. Gibbs was often called upon to seek out danger and clear the way for his human partners."