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Grandmother pleads guilty to attempted murder of child

54-year-old Stephany Ruckdeschel of Rochester has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Police say she gave a child, under 10-years-old a drug that she knew would kill her. News partner, News10NBC A Rochester grandmother has plead guilty to charges of attempted murder on Wednesday. Stephany Ruckdes

MPNNOW - 2018-03-22 12:23:55

UPDATE: Sheriff's Office identifies pair accused of using lost credit cards

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. According to the Sheriff's Office, they were able to identify the suspects as 20-year-old Jaheim Eure and 19-year-old Mercedes Smith of Syracuse thanks to the he

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-22 04:49:52

HWS students use dance to engage Geneva kids

GENEVA - Hobart and William Smith students don't dance around their commitment to helping out in the Geneva community. The Colleges' dance students are working with young people from the area to promote keen minds and healthy bodies. "Being able to help the kids of Geneva is an amazing experience,"

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-03-22 20:05:00

Beer bottle throwing results in Canandaigua man's arrest

Suspect is the father of Camelot Square murder victim Nicholas Bice CANANDAIGUA - Rodney Bice, 47, of Camelot Court, was arrested at 10:40 a.m. Monday after fighting with another man and threatening him. Police allege Bice threw beer bottles at the man, tried to punch him and tried to hit him with a

MPNNOW - 2018-03-21 22:41:51

Police identify body of man found near Creek Walk Trailhead

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police have identified the body of a man who was found in the area of the Creek Walk Trailhead on Monday afternoon. Police say the man, John C. Frazier, was reported missing on Nov. 18, 2017, and he'd last been seen at the Destiny USA mall. Investigators believe F

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-21 15:38:37

March For Our Lives planned for Geneva Saturday

GENEVA - Geneva will join Seneca Falls in conducting a "March For Our Lives" Saturday, coinciding with the national event planned for Washington, D.C., the same day. The marches will focus on school safety and taking a stand against gun violence. Both issues returned to the headlines Feb. 14 when 17

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Ontario County jail officer arrested

RICHMOND - A correction officer at the Ontario County Jail was arrested last week following an alleged incident involving a child and guns. Arlene Abbott, 35, of Honeoye, was charged March 12 by sheriff's office investigators with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. She was charged fo

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-03-21 15:00:00

CNY karate instructor admits oral sex with 2 teen girls, gets 6 months in jail

Syracuse, NY -- A Central New York karate instructor admitted today to having oral sex with two girls -- ages 14 and 16 -- and will spend 6 months in jail. Douglas Reynolds, now 54, pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sex act for the incidents in 2016 and 2017. In both cases, he admitted to hav

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-21 14:33:49

Armed robbery victim crashes in escape attempt

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A man police say was trying to get away from two armed robbers crashed on Rochester's west side. Police say a 25-year-old Rochester man was sitting inside his car on Renyolds Street shortly before 1 a.m. Wednesday when two suspects came up and attempted to rob him at gun point. Th

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 13:33:00

Door sign in Geneva becomes "conversation piece" on gun reform

Geneva, N.Y. - A paper sign posted on the door of a store in the City of Geneva is stirring up some controversy. As customers walk up to M & M Electrical Surplus in Geneva, the sign on the door reads: "If you are a member of the NRA, please shop elsewhere or ask about your special price." "I said pl


Two charged in fatal stabbing of teen in Newark

NEWARK, NY (WROC) - Police have arrested two people for the murder of a teen in Newark last year. Troopers will release further details of the arrest in the death of Zack Dwello at a news conference. The news conference is set for 3:30 p.m. Dwello, a Sodus High School senior, was found stabbed to de


Mersey Beatles to perform May 12 in Geneva

The Mersey Beatles will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St., Geneva. The England-based tribute band was the resident band for over a decade at the Cavern Club, where The Beatles got their start in 1961. The show will start with a return to the familiar suits of Beatlemani

MPNNOW - 2018-03-21 20:00:25

Geneva group seeking to save Parrott Hall

Friends of Parrott Hall is holding a membership drive in support its efforts to repurpose Parrott Hall into a modern agriculture and food science education center at Cornell University's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. Landmark Society of Western New York recently placed th

MPNNOW - 2018-03-21 19:54:22

Thompson Health to host Springtime in Canandaigua

Thompson Health Guild will present Springtime in Canandaigua from 3 to 7 p.m. April 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at Greater Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N. Bloomfield Road. The seventh annual arts and crafts show will feature 90 juried artists, spring decor, a plant

MPNNOW - 2018-03-21 18:32:49

Fishers Fire District will not dissolve into the Victor Fire District

VICTOR, N.Y. - After months of pushback and delays, the Fishers Fire District will not dissolve into the Victor Fire District. This came after illness, issues with regulations and debt concerns on Victor's part - which pushed the vote back several times. However, Tuesday night, the five Fishers Fi

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 14:12:00

2 arrested in connection with stabbing death of Sodus teen

LYONS, N.Y. -- Police announced the arrests of two men on Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a Sodus High School senior in December. Zackary Dwello, 17, was found unresponsive with multiple stab wounds next to his car in Perkins Park in Newark on December 8. Police identified the susp


Police investigate body found along Onondaga Creekwalk behind Destiny USA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Police this afternoon are investigating a body found near Onondaga Creek behind Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, an official confirmed. The Onondaga County Medical Examiner's staff arrived at the creekwalk that runs between the creek and the mall shortly after 5 p.m. to recover the bo


MacGregor's in Canandaigua to be Murphy's Law Irish Pub

The Canandaigua mainstay grill and tap room is changing hands CANANDAIGUA - You could call it Irish luck. Folks over at MacGregor's Grill & Tap Room are more than a little excited about new owners and a new name in works for the city's long-established restaurant and bar at 759 S Main St. MacGregor'


2 arrested for stabbing Sodus teen to death

Two people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Sodus teen back in December. Two people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Sodus teen back in December. Newark Police Chief David Christler says 17-year-old Zack Dwello was found stabbed near Perkins


UPDATE: Finger Lakes Health hackers demand payment to release system

Finger Lakes Health Systems is reporting that it lost access to its computer system. The agency, including the Geneva location said that an outside party is demanding payment to let it access its files. Messenger Post Media is still working to unravel details on this developing story. News partner,