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Sheriff's office looking for missing man in Ontario Co.

BLOOMFIELD, NY (WROC) - Deputies are searching for a missing man in Ontario County. Theodore Smith was last seen at Cheap Charlie's Bar in Bloomfield on Thursday. Deputies say he last contacted his family around 9:30 p.m. when he was leaving the bar.


Canandaigua woman crash car, leaves scene of wreck; charged with aggravated DWI

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports the arrest of a Canandaigua woman following a one-vehicle crash on County Road 10 on Thursday. A little before 10 p.m. deputies say Jade M. Fustanio, 37, of Canandaigua was charged with DWI following the crash. Deputies say she left the scene of the acc


Judge Reed denies motion for mistrial after Socciarelli video emerges

CANANDAIGUA — Ontario County Court Judge Frederick Reed this morning denied Michael Socciarelli’s defense teams' motion for a mistrial after a New York State Police investigator admitted to forgetting to follow up on video from the night of the alleged rape.


Stalled project in Canandaigua may move forward next week

The vacant steel structure sitting along the north end of Canandaigua Lake is a constant reminder of the hotel that could have sat on what is considered prime real estate in the city proper.


Video surfaces from party where alleged rape took place

CANANDAIGUA — It was a roller coaster of a day in the jury trial of Michael Socciarelli, 34, who is facing six counts including first-degree rape involving a 16-year-old girl.


City of Canandaigua inches closer to plastic ban

CANANDAIGUA — City Council now has a early, working draft of single-use plastic ban legislation, although not all councilmembers appear to be on board with a proposed city law at this time.


California teen charged in Geneva sex abuse case

GENEVA, N.Y. (WHEC) -- An 18-year-old California teen was arrested Thursday in a local sex abuse case. Marco Ferrer-James of San Francisco was charged with sex abuse in the first degree.


Rape defendant in Ontario County Court claims it was ‘consensual’

Opening statements and first witnesses were called Wednesday during a rape trial in which a Hopewell man is accused of fueling an underage party and then raping one of the victims.


NY sex trafficking ring leader sentenced

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A 43-year-old New York woman has been sentenced for sex trafficking in multiple states and cities. News10NBC learned Thursday that Henrietta was one of the stops.


Domestic incident leads to car crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following the investigation of a domestic incident and car crash. Deputies arrested Ronald E. Lilly, 41, of Palmyra – charging him with harassment, criminal mischief, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


Phelps woman stole over $3K from Geneva ARC

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson says a Phelps woman has been accused of stealing more than $3,000 from an ARC location in the Town of Geneva. Jill VanNostrand, 50, of Phelps was arrested on Tuesday and charged with grand larceny after an investigation into stolen funds, which exceeded $3,000.


Police: San Francisco man sexually abused "physically helpless" individual in Geneva

Geneva, N.Y. – A San Francisco man has been arrested for sex abuse in the City of Geneva. Marco Ferrer-James, 18, was arrested Thursday afternoon. Police said he had sexual contact with someone who couldn’t consent “by reason of being physically helpless.”


Raising the grade at Ontario Center nursing home

The Ontario Center nursing home doesn’t look too good on paper. The overall rating at Medicare.gov gives the 98-bed facility a dismal one star out of five. But the facility at 3063 County Complex Drive in Hopewell is undergoing a major building upgrade, has boosted staffing, and points to other area


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


Deputies: Farmington teen struck child on school bus in Ontario County

Deputies arrested a Farmington teen on child endangerment charges following an investigation into an incident on a local school bus. According to authorities, a 17-year-old was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he struck a juvenile on a school bus on February 13th.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Trial set for attempted murder suspects

CANANDAIGUA — Eight lawyers later, the final scheduled pre-trial court appearance is concluded and the attempted murder case in the shooting of Michael Cosentino will start on Mar 11.


Woman charged in Sodus double murder due in court

LYONS, N.Y. (WHEC) - The woman charged in connection to the murder of a Sodus couple is scheduled to be in court Thursday morning. Charlene Childers is due in Wayne County Court for a status hearing.


New York State May Not Be Done With Amazon

There could be another chapter in the Amazon story for New York, even if the setting isn’t Queens or even any other borough but rather somewhere else in the state, Newsday reports.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.