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Armed robbery victim crashes in escape attempt

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A man police say was trying to get away from two armed robbers crashed on Rochester's west side. Police say a 25-year-old Rochester man was sitting inside his car on Renyolds Street shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday when two suspects came up and attempted to rob him at gun point. Th

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 13:33:00

Man accused of terrorizing ex-girlfriend at SUNY Geneseo to plead guilty

Thomas Traficante is accused of cyberstalking his ex-girlfriend at her sorority in SUNY Geneseo. (WHAM photo) Geneseo, N.Y. (WHAM) - A man charged with terrorizing his ex-girlfriend at SUNY Geneseo is expected to plead guilty to at least one charge against him this week. Thomas Traficante, 23, is ac

13 WHAM - 2018-03-20 12:26:23

Rochester charter school student accused of making school shooting threat

Tony Berry, 19, is accused of making the threat against Rochester University Prep Charter School on Lake Avenue. (Photo: RPD) Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A man in Rochester has been indicted on charges of making a terroristic threat against a charter school. Tony Berry, 19, is accused of making the thr

13 WHAM - 2018-03-21 13:10:53

RPD and the Monroe County D-A launch joint criminal investigation into Trevyan's death

Rochester Police and the Monroe County District Attorney's office say they have started a joint criminal investigation into the circumstances surround the death of 14 year old Trevyan Rowe. The two departments say they cannot comment on the possibility of any criminal charges until the investigation

WXXINEWS.ORG - 2018-03-20 20:29:16

Corfu firefighter saves dog who fell through ice in Alexander, his second animal rescue

ALEXANDER - It was 15 years ago that a horse broke through the ice in a pond in Corfu when firefighter Brian Schollard was pressed into action. He was able to get a rope around the horse, who was in shock after breaking through the ice, and led the horse to the shore. On Tuesday morning when a dog b

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-21 12:15:00

'Herb' Philipson's retail chain has been purchased by longtime employee

ROME, NY - A longtime employee of 'Herb' Philipson's, which operates nine stores in Central New York, has purchased the locally owned retail chain. The Rome, NY-based retailer announced today that Guy Viti, president of merchandising and operations for the company, has acquired the chain. "Herb" Phi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 21:02:06

Rochester's new train station to be renamed for Slaughter

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday that Rochester's new train station will be renamed in honor of Louise Slaughter. The late congresswoman, who died last Friday, was instrumental in securing the federal funds required to make the new train station a r

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 17:09:00

Possible murder charges delayed in heroin OD deaths

An exclusive investigation by News10NBC shows that justice is being delayed for families who've had loved ones overdose and die on heroin. Local police chiefs and the Monroe County District Attorney's office want to charge the drug dealers for the death. But News10NBC found out they can't do it righ

WHEC TV-10 - 2018-03-21 01:18:00

Law and Order: Batavia man accused of fleeing police, resisting arrest

David T. Neauaus, 31, of Fisher Park, of Batavia, was arrested on a warrant for alleged obstruction of governmental administration 2nd, resisting arrest, endangering the welfare of a child, and criminal trespass. He was jailed on $5,000 bail. He was also arrested on charges of assault 3rd and unlawf


Rochester police make seven DWI arrests on St. Patrick's Day

Rochester police made seven DWI arrests on St. Patrick's Day. (WHAM photo) Rochester, N.Y. - Rochester police made seven DWI arrests on St. Patrick's Day 2018. The department also arrested 19 people in the East Avenue bar district. 18 of those arrests were for disorderly conduct and one was for har


Sisters Suspect in Walmart Cosmetics Theft, One with Cocaine

GENESEO - Two people are charged with misdemeanors for allegedly stealing cosmetics from Walmart, and one charged for allegedly possessing cocaine. According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Alecia Werder, 25, of East Bloomfield, is charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. Jessi


Rochester man accused of DUI with kids in car

Two children involved in the crash were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. One child suffered a cut on his lip and internal swelling to his stomach. Both are expected to survive. The driver of the Jeep, 56-year-old Frederick Mott, has bleeding in his brain but is in satisfactory condition at S


Defense using diversion tactics, finger-pointing in Kingsmen trial

In the hours after the murders of two of his fellow Kingsmen, Roger Albright found himself inside the Olean clubhouse with Andre "Lil Bear" Jenkins. Albright said he was in the midst of calling other Kingsmen Motorcycle Club members, warning them about the killings and the possibility a rival biker


Man charged in Oswego County child torture case pleads guilty

ALBION, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - A man who was involved in what the Oswego County Undersheriff described as one of the worst instances of abuse that the agency has seen in its recent history has pleaded guilty. Shawn Whaley has pleaded guilty to 13 counts in connection with the torture of a 10-year-old in


State attorney general launches investigation into Trevyan Rowe's death

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The state attorney general and education commissioner have launched a joint investigation into the circumstances of Trevyan Rowe's death, officials announced Monday. "Treyvan Rowe's death was a tragedy. His family deserves answers - and all Rochester families deserve to know t


Man who led police on chase through city now faces charges

BATAVIA - A city man has now been charged in connection with a high-speed police chase that begin in Batavia and ended in Stafford March 10. David T. Neuhaus, 31, was charged with third-degree assault and unlawful fleeing a police officer. Police were called to a residence on Hutchins Place March 10

THE DAILY NEWS ONLINE - 2018-03-20 12:15:00

Driver arrested after DWI downs utility pole in City of Rochester

A DWI-related crash downed a utility pole on Jay Street in the City of Rochester sometime Sunday morning, forcing the closure of a portion of the road. According to the Rochester Police Department, a one-car crash resulted in damage to a utility pole on Jay Street between Glide Street and Hague Stre


Driver hurt after 2-vehicle crash in Canandaigua

The other driver was ticketed Friday after the crash at Route 364 and Lakeshore Drive. A 73-year-old driver was taken to Thompson Hospital for treatment of rib and chest pain after a crash Friday at the intersection of Route 364 and Lakeshore Drive. The driver of the other vehicle, Philp J. Simmons,


Dansville man, 54, killed in snowmobile crash in Wyoming County

A Livingston County man riding a snowmobile was killed when he was struck by an oncoming vehicle Saturday afternoon in Wyoming County. According to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office, Robert D. Henry, 54 of Dansville was driving his snowmobile east across Route 19A in Genesee Falls, when he was str


Batavia man dies in weather related crash

STAFFORD, NY - The Genesee Co. Sheriff's office says blowing snow and poor road conditions are partly to blame for a Friday morning crash that killed a Batavia man. They say Thomas Manzella, 24, was heading west on Rt. 5 in Stafford shortly before 6:30 a.m. when the pickup truck he was driving slid