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Livingston County notes benefit from Airbnb taxes
GENESEO — Livingston County Administrator Ian M. Coyle announced Wednesday that the lodging tax remittance agreement reached with short-term vacation rental website Airbnb in April 2017 continues to benefit the County.
Numerous bomb threats reported nationwide, including in Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Police are investigating after a bomb threat was made against an apartment building in Rochester. RPD spokeswoman Jackie Shuman says the department received an email threat at 1:12 p.m. against 80 St. Paul Street -- the H.H. Warner Lofts. However, officers say the threat doesn
Rochester man found with crack cocaine in Livingston County
Livingston County (WHAM) - A Rochester man is facing multiple charges after being found with drugs in his vehicle. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested 23-year-old Alexander Beddia on Friday. Beddia was stopped on Interstate 390.
BOYS BASKETBALL: Avon Defeats York
LIVINGSTON COUNTY — On Dec. 12, the Avon Boy’s Basketball Team reigned victorious against York in a close game, ending with a score of 59-52. Key players for Avon included Connor Taylor, Nick Rowland , Paddy Coyne, and Tyler Dailey. Matt McFarland, Josh Davis, and Riley Stella were all crucial score
BOYS HOOPS: ‘Molisani’s Miracle’ keeps Cal-Mum unbeaten.
CALEDONIA — Caledonia-Mumford assistant coach Josh Shelton called it simply. “Molisani’s Miracle.” Yes it was. With his team trailing 60-59 to visiting Mount Morris with just a second left, junior Vinnie Molisani hit a half court shot as the buzzer sounded to give Caledonia-Mumford (5-0) the thrilli
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Man dies after crash on I-390 in Gates
GATES, NY (WROC) - State police say a Gates man died after likely suffering a health issue during a crash on I-390 on Wednesday. Troopers were called to I-390 south at Lyell Avenue around 11:30 a.m. for the crash. We're told 85-year-old Cosomo Lombardini may have had a "medical emergency" when he wa
DEC busts couch potato hunter, others for illegal deer kills
An Ontario County man who allegedly baited a deer into his backyard with piles of corn, then shot the animal from inside his house was busted late last month by state Department of Environmental Conservation police.
Goat tests positive for rabies in Livingston Co.
LIVINGSTON, NY (WROC) - A goat has tested positive for rabies in Livingston County. Health officials say a state laboratory confirmed the positive test in northern Livingston County on December 8.
Rochester police: Man runs from officers, crashes truck, gets hurt
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A man crashed his truck after police say he didn't stop when officers tried to pull him over in Rochester. Police were called to the area of Genesee Street and Frost Avenue Wednesday morning around 10 a.m. for the report of a gun spotted in a vehicle. At the scene, officers sp
Sheriff’s Arrests for the Month of November
Listed below are arrests made by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office for the month of November:. Dakota J. Dauphinee, 18, Conesus, NY, was arrested November 22, charged with Harassment 2nd Degree. Following LC-CAP arraignment, Dauphinee was released on his own recognizance to appear in answer to
Hit the road with some healthy food
BLOOMFIELD - Jack Haley has been with the Daily Messenger for 19 years, starting as a staff photographer. He is currently in the position of senior photographer. He is an FAA Certified Commercial UAS Pilot and is a member of the East Avon Fire Department, where he drives trucks and is the public inf
Chlorine leak triggers hazmat incident in Rochester, sends one to hospital
A leak of chlorine gas outside a Rochester chemical plant sparked a fire and hazmat response that sent one person to the hospital Wednesday. The Rochester Fire Department was called to Arch Chemicals, 100 McKee Road, at 1:21 p.m. for the report of a "Level 1 hazmat incident," said Amon Hudson, spoke
MISSING: Police continue search for missing 13-year-old girl after her sister was located early this morning
Rochester police continue to search for a missing 13-year-old girl after she went missing with her sister Tuesday afternoon. Police say Jazmine English is approximately 5'3", 160 pounds, with brown hair (but possibly wearing a black wig) and brown eye. She was last seen wearing a black and white jac
Woman gets 5 to 15 years in prison in fatal Lyell Ave. crash
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The Rochester women charged in a fatal crash on Lyell Avenue has been sentenced. Chermasia Collins was found guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide.
Sheriff imposes discipline after inmate's death at Monroe County Jail
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Deputies have been disciplined for failing to follow protocol after the death of an inmate. Sitarah Daniels was found unresponsive in her cell on September 4 by deputies conducting a routine check of cells. Deputies immediately performed CPR, as did emergency crews that respon
Eight charged in Rochester cocaine and heroin ring
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Federal authorities say they have busted a major drug ring in Rochester. Now, eight people are facing charges that could land them in prison for life. Police say the following people have been charged with conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and one kil
Troopers: Man tried to kill Wyoming County sheriff
A Wyoming County man is accused of trying to kill the Wyoming County sheriff early Tuesday morning, the New York State Police announced. Lynn M. Hall, 48, of Castile is charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault, and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, each
Gates Chili Superintendent Kimberle Ward on paid leave, interim leader appointed
WIthout directly addressing the abrupt departure last week of Gates Chili schools Superintendent Kimberle Ward, the district's board of education on Tuesday put her on paid leave and appointed a temporary leader to take her place.
Child porn charges issued in Rochester Amber Alert case
The Rochester man police say took a 14-year-old girl to New York City last week, sparking an Amber Alert and a state-wide manhunt, was charged with production and possession of child pornography in federal court Tuesday.