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Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges
ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p
Rochester woman facing prostitution, other charges in Geneseo
Lynn M. Motyka, 27, had called 911 about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 13 from Clearview Drive in the town of Geneseo.
Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St
Three man accused of beating, robbing man on Monroe Ave. in Brighton
BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - Three men are facing charges after another man was beaten and robbed on Monroe Avenue, just north of Twelve Corners in Brighton.
Upstate NY 'kayak killer' to collect on dead fiance's life insurance
In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. (Jim Sabastian | Times-Herald Record | AP)
Hamlin woman facing charges after allegedly driving wrong way on Interstate 390
Deputy Shawn Whitford, who was assigned to the Sheriff’s Operation Safe Interstate initiative, was on scene within a few seconds and observed the vehicle in question headed southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway. Whitford was able to travel parallel with the suspect vehicle and was ultima
Possible GOP contenders for the 27th Congressional District meet in Geneseo
Geneseo, N.Y. – For GOP leaders in western New York, it’s a race against time to pic the Republican candidate for the 27th Congressional District, less than three months away from November’s election.
'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.
Civil complaint seeks to obtain $800K, cars, and home from psychiatrist charged with fraud
August 15, 2018 11:11 AMA civil forfeiture complaint has been filed against a Pittsford psychiatrist charged with health care fraud.Last month, Dr. Muhammad Cheema, a licensed physician who provided services at his private practice, Upstate Psychiatry in Pittsford, as well as at Rochester Regional H
Woman indicted for manslaughter for selling drugs leading to fatal OD
The Monroe County Heroin Task Force charged Melinda Hamelinck, 38, with second-degree manslaughter, two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
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
Sparta man arrested on unlicensed driver charges, again
Bortle has a lengthy criminal history dating back to at least 2010, when he was charged by Wayland Police with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He continued to rack up criminal charges over the years,
Late-night hosts mock President Trump's visit to Upstate NY (video)
Late-night TV has largely focused this week on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman's claims PresidentDonald Trumpused the N-word, but two hosts still found time to mock Trump over his visit to Upstate New York.Trump visitedFort Drumon Monday to sign a military bill named after Sen.John
After apprehension, Avon fugitive facing extradition to Montana
By THE LCN STAFFNEWS@LIVINGSTONNEWS.COMPREVNEXTAn Avon man was arrested as a fugitive from justice and is now facing extradition to Montana after a traffic stop in the village of Lima.On August 10, Deputy Matthew Thomas stopped a vehicle on Rochester Street in Lima for a traffic violation.The driver
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.
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.
The weather science behind Tuesday's flash floods
If you dissect a typical storm system, there is an area of low pressure near the surface, and a second low well above the surface, typically well to the west of the surface low.
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
Former Wayne Co. doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The Wayne County doctor arrested earlier this year, accused of buying child porn online and taking photos of his patients, has entered a guilty plea.
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