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Law and Order: Montclair Avenue woman accused of forcing kid to smoke pot
Heidi L. Harder, 43, of Montclair Avenue, Batavia, is charged with criminal use of drug paraphernalia in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child less than 17. Harder was arrested following an investigation into the report of drug activity being conducted in the presence of a child a
Rochester police officer pleads not guilty in brutality case
Officer Michael Sippel was indicted on assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor, for the attack of Christopher Pate.
Rochester man convicted of sex trafficking, could spend at least 15 years behind bars
Investigators said Andre Barnes, 42, worked with another man in the sex trafficking of minors from 2012 to 2013, until Barnes was arrested for assaulting one of his victims at the Gates Motel. (MGN Online photo)
Here we go again: Winter storm warning takes effect this afternoon in Wyoming and Livingston counties
Travel will be very difficult with snow covered and slippery roads, NWS officials said. The weight of the heavy, wet snow may bring down a few tree limbs and result in isolated power outages.
Pettinella: Rochester's Dewar, Warsaw's Bacon find singles tournament success
Last weekend saw plenty of tournament action across the Genesee Region and in singles competition, Rochester's Jeff Dewar and Warsaw's Ron Bacon ruled the roost.Dewar won the 11th annual Triple O Mechanical Singles Handicap Tournament in Bergen and Bacon was victorious in the Genesee Region USBC Sen
Accident reported at Route 33 and Donahue Road, Batavia
A motor-vehicle accident with three minor injuries is reported at Route 33 and Donahue Road, Batavia. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding.A second ambulance is called in. The roadway is blocked; traffic control is needed.
Rochester school board members push back at critical report
At the end of the day, White says they will review the recommendations. "I think most of this stuff is doable," concluded White.
Two arrested after handgun thrown from car; Car may have been involved in series of burglaries
BATAVIA — Two brothers, ages 14 and 19, were arrested Thursday after a Genesee County Sheriff’s Office investigator saw a vehicle that may have been involved in a series of burglaries in the county.
Tow truck driver seriously injured in I-390 crash; woman ticketed
Investigators say the 34-year-old tow truck driver, Clayton George, from Gates Automotive was assisting a disabled vehicle when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by a 36-year-old woman.
LeRoy fatal shooting believed to have been accidental
The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is releasing more details in connection with a fatal shooting November 9. LeROY, NY-- The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is releasing more details in connection with a fatal shooting November 9. John Carney, 23, of LeRoy was shot and killed inside of a barn on
Winter Weather Advisories issued for WNY
BUFFALO, N.Y. - More wintry weather is coming for Western New York for the end of the week. A Winter Storm Warning will be active for Potter and McKean counties in northern Pennsylvaniabeginning at 10 a.m. Thursday. There are also Winter Weather Advisories for Erie, Orleans, Gensee, Wyoming, Cattara
Rochester mother gets 2 to 6 years in prison for abandoning toddlers
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A Rochester mother who was arrested earlier this year, accused of abandoning her two toddlers, is headed to prison.
Byron fatal shooting blamed on 'careless handling of weapon,' deputies say
John "Jack" Carney, 23, of Le Roy was one of six people inside a Byron Holley Road barn on Nov. 9 when he was shot and killed. Deputies were called to the party at 11:45 p.m.
Two Truck Driver in a coma; fighting for his life after being hit by a car
Investigators say the 34-year-old tow truck driver, Clayton George, from Gates Towing was assisting a disabled vehicle when he was hit by a pickup truck driven by a 36-year-old woman.
Sheriff: Fatal Genesee County shooting appears accidental
John "Jack" Carney was shot with his own 9-mm Ruger at about 11:45 p.m. during a party in a barn behind his home at 6409 Byron Holley Road. Carney, who owned the registered handgun, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
Bausch expands contact lens manufacturing facilities in Co Waterford
Expanding production capacity“Bausch + Lombis one of the world’s most respected eye health brands, due in large part to the high-quality contact lenses manufactured at the Rochester and Waterford sites. By expanding the production capacity at both locations, we will continue to build on their legaci
Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of using stolen credit card to buy stuff from traveling vendor
Angela Marie Torcello, 35, of West Main Street Road, Batavia, is charged with: falsifying business records in the first degree; grand larceny, 4th -- using a credit card; and petit larceny. Following an investigation of an incident that occurred on May 8, Torcello was arrested on these charges. It i
Democrat Fatimat Reid wins Family Court judgeship
Fatimat Reid, a Democrat, has won a Monroe County Family Court judgeship —the first black candidate to do so in decades.
State Police ID firefighter injured in Orleans County crash
Jared E. Thompson, 27, a member of the Fancher Murray Hulberton Fire Company was traveling east on Route 31. The Albion resident was driving a 2005 Chevy Silverado with his blue volunteer fire department lights activated.
Police to release new details in fatal Irondequoit hit-and-run
IRONDEQUOIT, NY (WROC) - Police are set to release more details on the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Irondequoit this weekend that killed an elderly woman.Officers are expected to provide a description of the vehicle involved in the crash on Bay View Road on Saturday.Police say a