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State of Emergency declared for Monroe County due to flash flooding
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A State of Emergency has been issued Tuesday morning in Monroe County, according to Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo.
'Maybe I thought I was just clever enough': Ex-pediatrician admits to child porn, fondling girls
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A former pediatrician admitted Tuesday that hefondled young girlsat his daughter's sleep-overs, received thousands of images of child pornography, and owned pre-pubescent sex dolls.
Heavy rains cause flooding in New York's Finger Lakes area
Water could be seen overflowing from Montour Falls in Watkins Glen.ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) – The Finger Lakes area of New York is getting pounded by heavy rain.A State of Emergency has been declared for parts of Seneca County as heavy rains have led to flooding across the area.Emergency crews are
Amid widespread flooding, Seneca Lake fares the worst
Dozens of people, including the Porters, were trapped by floodwaters on the shore of Seneca Lake, which bore the brunt of the Tuesday storm. Trailers were reported overturned by gushers of water racing down steep slopes toward the lake, and at least one lakeside home was said to have been washed off
Woman arrested for driving in wrong direction while being under the influence
On August 10, Livingston County Emergency Communications Center received several 911 calls of a vehicle traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Interstate 390 near the Town of Avon. Once Deputy Shawn Whitford arrived on the scene, he observed the vehicle in question traveling southbound in t
Clyde doctor pleads guilty, faces federal prison time for child porn
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A former family doctor in Clyde, Wayne County pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Tuesday morning.
Flash flood warnings in place until Tuesday afternoon
A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for the eastern suburbs of Rochester, including Penfield, Fairport, Victor, and parts of western Wayne County through 12:45 this afternoon. The potential will exist for some towns in this general area to receive up to 5 inches of rain before tapering this afte
Greenlight Networks to be in Greece by end of 2018
Greece, N.Y. (WHAM) - Greenlight Networks will be moving into the town of Greece.Greenlight provides fiber-optic Internet services at fast and affordable rates.Construction is expected to start in Greece later this year. The town said the Greenlight districts that reach their order goal the fastest
Rochester man indicted for murder of 101-year-old woman, trying to lure teen girl
Gregory Jesmer, 54, was indicted by a Monroe County grand juryon one count each of second-degree murder, attempted luring a child into a vehicle or building to commit a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child.
Oneida County teen killed in hit-and-run crash after Darien Lake concert; driver charged
DARIEN, N.Y. -- An Oneida County teen was killed this weekend in a hit-and-run crash after leaving a concert at Darien Lake, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.
Streets shut down to bring Rochester kids out to play
Each site had fun games, healthy snacks, summer meals, smoothie socials, skateboarding demos, playful sidewalk painting and other fun activities.
Rochester man charged with two counts of arson
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC-TV) - The Rochester Arson Task Force charged Ayden JM Laboy, 20, with two counts of arson related to two separate fires.
Orleans County farm sued by workers who claim unlawful pay and living conditions
Seven migrant workers, saying they've been shorted on wages and forced to live in deplorable conditions, have filed suit against a large Orleans County farm.
Hilton schools hold a second community meeting on armed security guards
The armed security guards would be officially called youth assistants, not to be confused with school resource officers who are sworn police. The proposed idea says some youth assistance who have experience in law enforcement such as retired police or licensed to possess a firearm, would be authoriz
Trump snubs rival John McCain at Fort Drum military bill signing
The Commander in Chief was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, Major General Walter Piatt and Rep. Elise Stefanik, the New York Congresswoman (R-21st Congressional District) who invited Trump to Fort Drum.
Sweden mother accused of killing son deemed incompetent for court
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) – At a court proceeding inside the Monroe County Courthouse Monday, the defense for Hanane Mouhib argued she is not mentally or physically capable for court at this time.
Coyote spotted walking along Charlotte Pier, Ontario Beach Park
Earlier in the week,the DEC and leaders in Greece held a community meeting, where neighbors shared their stories and concerns over the animals.
Gates man charged after alleged bomb threat at Del Lago Resort & Casino
According to the Seneca County Sheriff's Office, Ronald W. Sibs, 53, of Simmons Street was using obscene language and threatening to detonate a bomb around 4 p.m. while on the phone outside the casino. A witness overheard the conversation and called 911, prompting a response from police, fire depart
At Fort Drum, Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him
President Donald Trump signs the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year 2019, during a signing ceremony Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)Hans Pennink
Two-car collision with injuries reported on West Main Street Road, Batavia
A two-car accident with injuries is reported at 4135 W. Main Street Road in front of the 4 Nails salon. Town of Batavia Fire Department and Mercy medics are responding. The vehicles are off the roadway in the parking lot.