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Drug dealers had $730,000, bought Mercedes with cash, police allege

One home raided by police during the January drug bust contained $400,000 in cash. Another had $230,000.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-15 18:39:00

Batavia woman arrested by Troopers at shelter when she tried to reclaim her neglected dog

On Tuesday, July 10, at 5:25 p.m., Troopers out of SP Batavia arrestedBecky L. Frens, 56, of Batavia, for overdriving, torturing and injuring an animal; failure to provide proper sustenance.

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-07-15 16:27:52

Three shot in Rochester overnight

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - Three people were shot early Sunday morning.Rochester Police responded to area of Norton Street and Clinton Avenue around 4:20 a.m.Police say a 23-year-old Rochester woman was shot at least once in the lower body.She was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated.

13 WHAM - 2018-07-15 09:38:55

All children in city schools will be allowed free breakfast and lunch thanks to new federal grant

“This is an outstanding opportunity for the District, and we are very excited to be able to take advantage of a federal program that allows us to offer every student one healthy breakfast and lunch every school day at no cost to our families,” says Superintendent of Schools Christopher J. Dailey.

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-07-15 16:50:53

Deputies: Holley man drove drunk, flipped car in the Town of Sweden

According the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, deputies, along with the Brockport Police Department and Brockport University Police, responded to 6787 Fourth Section Road in the Town of Sweden just after 9 p.m. for the report of a car flipped and a passenger trapped.

13 WHAM - 2018-07-14 22:31:56

Driver charged with drug use after roll-over crash

Debora J. Bennett of Silver Springs was driving southbound on Route 238 when she drove across the oncoming lane, struck a guard rail and rolled the vehicle several times, said Sgt. Colin Reagan.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-07-15 17:06:06

Police launch seat belt enforcement push in NY state parks

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans in rural areas are less likely to wear seat belts. The study, which was from the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report Rural Health Series, says adult motor vehicle drivers and passengers in rural counties

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-16 00:12:00

Sears in Greece closes its doors

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ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-07-15 22:55:32

State police: Oneida County teen dies in car crash

SANGERFIELD, N.Y. -- An Oneida County teen died in a car crash Saturday morning, according to New York State police.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-07-14 23:54:00

Three hospitalized after plane crash at Geneseo Airshow

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Batavia woman arrested at animal shelter for torturing dog

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW) - New York State Troopers arrested a woman at the Genesee County Animal Shelter in Batavia at the request of animal control officers.56 year-old Becky L. Frens of Batavia came to the animal shelter to claim a dog that was found on July 9th. The dog was in extremely poor health.

WKBW-TV - 2018-07-15 01:08:46

Police return escaped patient to hospital

Rochester Police responded to a report at 5:30 a.m. today of a missing patient at Strong Memorial Hospital. The 22-year-old woman, a city resident, was admitted to the hospital under mental health arrest. During the admission process, the woman was left alone to change into a blue hospital gown. Af


Police: Batavia woman faces animal-cruelty charges

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - New York State Troopers out of SP Batavia arrested 56-year-old Becky Frens of Batavia on Tuesday for overdriving, torturing and injuring animals; and failure to provide proper sustenance for her dog.Troopers were dispatched to the Genesee County Animal Shelter in Batavia at

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-07-14 22:39:06

Whatever Happened to ... Seabreeze's Over the Falls ride?

Images of America/Seabreeze Parkis one of those books in a series that’s chock-full of vintage photos. The series has already included books about “Rochester’s Lakeside Resorts and Amusement Parks” and “Western New York Amusement Parks.” But this latest one, by Jim Futrell, is the first in the serie

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 12:00:00

Thief makes clean getaway after stealing $120 worth of soap at Greece Rite Aid

Criminal tampering:Sometime from July 7 to July 8, one or more people flipped a patio table upside down and moved boxes that had been on the table, strewing paperwork across a yard on Pelham Road. Voices had been heard talking and laughing around midnight.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 15:46:00

Down wires spark grass fire at business on East Main Street, Batavia

Wires down sparked a grass fire at Sikes Enterprises at 668 E. Main St., Batavia. City fire is responding. The location is an auto repair and service business.

THE BATAVIAN - 2018-07-14 16:16:04

Discovery of crack cocaine leads to charges for Rochester man

A vehicle operated by David E. Prince, 37, of Rochester, was stopped for an alleged violation of state vehicle and traffic law on July 11 by Deputy Shawn Whitford during an Operation Safe Interstate patrol.


Pegula Sports and Entertainment reach temporary agreement to manage Blue Cross Arena

According to PSE officials, they will work with the Mayor of Rochester, Lovely Warren, and her staff to reach a long term agreement.

WKBW-TV - 2018-07-14 19:48:27

Good Samaritan helps injured in Route 250 motorcycle crash in Penfield

Ellen Rockmaker, a retired nurse, was walking along Route 250 in Penfield on Friday night when she heard a loud crashing sound.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-07-14 22:44:00

Accident on Ellicott Street in Batavia Friday morning

PREVNEXTBATAVIA — There was a report of an accident at 9:40 a.m. with injuries on Ellicott Street near Liberty Street in Batavia.Mercy EMS worked with those involved, injuries did not appear to be serious at the scene.City of Batavia Police Department were at the scene along with the fire department