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New designs coming for Monroe County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A new design will be coming soon for patrol vehicles driven by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Starting later this month, the new look and reflective decals will be implemented in vehicles across the department.


Thomas and Spencerport advance to sectional title game, Leadership and Sutherland boys win

The Webster Thomas ice hockey team fought off a slow first period to quintuple up Irondequoit this evening. Spencerport pulled away from Canandaigua in the final period and a half in the other Class B sectional semifinal tonight. Leadership Academy for Young Men held off Honeoye Falls-Lima on top of


Three jailed, multiple charges filed in Medina drug bust

MEDINA — Four people are facing numerous drug charges after an investigation into the sale and distribution of THC vaping cartridges in Orleans County. Members of the Orleans County Major Felony Crime Drug Task Force, along with Medina police, executed a search warrant Wednesday at 541 East Center S


Four teens arrested after "horrific" gang assault

Rochester NY, WROC-TV - Rochester police say four teenagers are facing gang assault charges after what police call a "horrific" and "completely unprovoked" attack. Police responded to a 911 call from someone reporting an assault being streamed live on Facebook. The call came in around 3:30 p.m. Wedn


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Man in critical condition after van strikes farm tractor

BYRON, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Friday night crash which involved a van and farm tractor. Sheriffs say a Dodge van operated by a Brockport man struck the manure spreader on the back of a tractor operated by a Byron man around 7 p.m. Friday night on North B


Deputies: Rochester man arrested for driving with license suspended 21 times

Lima, N.Y. – A Rochester man is facing felony charges after being pulled over in Livingston County. Sheriff’s deputies say Gene Brown, 40, was found to be under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop last week.


Cards begin quest for SUNYAC title with Brockport

PLATTSBURGH — Plattsburgh State seems to have found its groove over the last few weeks. The third-seeded Cardinals (12-11-2) will try to extend their four-game winning streak — the longest of the season — when they host Brockport in the first round of the SUNYAC Tournament at 7 p.m.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Police: 4 charged in 'unprovoked attack'

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Four teenagers were charged in what police are calling a completely 'unprovoked attack.'. Around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Rochester Police were called to Clinton and Main Street for the report of an assault that was allegedly streaming on Facebook Live.


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


“Stage Whispers” Takes on Family, Food, and Footsteps

Family dramas have been standard fare in the theatre dating back to the ancient Greeks. As the father in Geva Theatre Center’s production of Stephen Karam’s Tony Award®-winning Best Play, The Humans, Skip Greer tries his utmost to keep his family together. After the curtain falls, Greer—especially i


Wrestling looks to continue strong season at 2019 NCAA Mideast Regional

ROCHESTER, NY – Ten grapplers will represent the No. 19 ranked RIT wrestling team as they head to the Special Events Recreation Center on the campus of The College at Brockport to compete at the 2019 NCAA Mideast Regional Championship on Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb. 24. Action on Saturday begi


Wegmans to Offer Curbside Grocery Pickup at all Hometown-Area Stores

Every Wegmans Food Markets shopper in or near the grocer’s hometown of Rochester, N.Y., will soon have the option of ordering their groceries online and picking them up curbside, since the company is introducing the click-and-collect service to all of its Rochester-area stores by the end of February


Man charged after flying to Rochester for sex with 12-year-old girl, police say

Rochester, N.Y. — A California man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly flew to Rochester to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. Gabriel Murillo, 44, was charged with coercion and enticement and sent to the Monroe County Jail without bail, according to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. A


Police: Sex offender charged with failure to register address change — again

BATAVIA — A Level 2 sex offender who previously served time for failure to report an address change has been arrested again on the same charge. Jeremy R. Eaton, 41, of Ellicott Avenue is a Level 2 sex offender, police said. He was in custody at Genesee County Jail for a parole violation at the time


Two facing charges after fight at Rochester corner store

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Two men are facing charges after a fight Tuesday left three workers and a customer injured. Now, two customers at the Magic City corner store on Hudson Avenue are facing charges. Twenty-four-year-old Larry Baker is charged with attempted robbery and assault and 18-year-old Amg


RIT apologizes for offensive photo found in yearbook

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - RIT has issued an apology for offensive photos found in a student-made yearbook from the 1970s. The photo, which was published by users on the college's Facebook page, show a group of people dressed as Ku Klux Klansmen, one holding a noose, with a person dressed in blackface.


47 Hate Groups Are Active In New York

NEW YORK, NY – New York state is home to 47 radical groups that spew hate – one less than last year but almost double the number based in the state just 10 years ago. Among them are Neo-Nazis, black and white nationalists and groups whose members are anti-LGBT, anti-Muslim or which exist to deny the


Ryan Homes breaks ground on first of 56 homes at Oakwood Hills location

BATAVIA — Ryan Homes has officially broken ground on its new residential project in Oakwood Hills. The ground breaking was for the first of 56 new homes ranging in size from 1,483 square feet to 2,190 square feet, the Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) said today.