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Buffalo Police discover dead body Sunday afternoon

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Buffalo Police say they discovered a male dead body this afternoon at 1 p.m. in the first block of Willert Park Court.An autopsy will be performed by the Erie County medical examiners to determine the cause of death.News 4 will update this story when more information becomes a

WIVB - 2018-10-21 18:27:46

Police identify body found in Jefferson Avenue-Broadway area

Police have identified the body found Sunday afternoon as David Dickens-Anderson, a 33-year-old Buffalo man who had been missing since the end of September. His body was found in a field near Willett Park Court early Sunday afternoon, according to Capt. Jeff Rinaldo. He said an autopsy will be condu

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-10-21 18:45:39

Big Bang Theory star makes stop at Rochester restaurant

Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik stooped by the restaurant for dinner. (Photo: Red Fern Facebook Page)Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Those at the Red Fern on Saturday got a nice surprise.Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik stopped by the restaurant on Oxford Street for dinner. Bialik is know for her role a

13 WHAM - 2018-10-21 15:59:15

Million dollar lottery ticket sold in Niagara County

NIAGARA COUNTY, NY (WIVB) - There were no winning tickets in Friday night's billion-dollar Mega Millions drawing. However, a million-dollar ticket was sold in Western New York. The New York Lottery reports the ticket was sold at the Tops Markets on Military Road in the Town of Niagara. The million-

WIVB - 2018-10-20 22:21:18

Vehicle goes up in flames on 490

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A vehicle was fully engulfed in flames Saturday afternoon.Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the driver of a 2007 Mazada was driving on 490 near Marsh Road at the time of the incident.The driver lost power to the engine. Deputies say he pulled over and noticed the engine wa

13 WHAM - 2018-10-20 15:47:07

Crash involving RPD patrol car sends two to hospital

At 5:27 p.m., a RPD patrol car was traveling north in the 1800 area of St. Paul Street when another vehicle pulled out from Strong Street in front of the patrol car, Rochester police Capt. Mark Mura said in a news release.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-10-22 02:13:00

Fire crews investigate cause of Rochester house fire

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ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-10-21 13:41:01

A 6-year-old boy was hit by car Saturday afternoon in Rochester

The Rochester Police Department responded to an incident where a child was hit by a car Saturday afternoon.Officers responded at about 12:53 p.m to the area of Carter Street and Portland Avenue. According to police it was reported at a six-year-old boy ran into the street where he was hit by a passi

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-10-20 21:17:00

Middleport businessman buys Medina manufacturing facility

A Middleport businessman has acquired a vacant industrial complex in the Orleans County Village of Medina, with plans to redevelop the facility and lease it to new manufacturing or commercial tenants. Kyle Brent, through B360 Holdings, purchased the 33.85-acre Bernzomatic plant at 1 Bernzomatic Driv


Inmate hits another inmate, ruptures his eardrum

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Contrary to reports, doctors say squirrel brains didn't kill Rochester-area man

According to the reports, the patient was a hunter who told doctors he hunted squirrels and enjoyed eating their brains. However, again, doctors say consuming the brains was unrelated to his death.


State police release cause of death for 20 victims of limo crash

Speakers at a vigil in Amsterdam sought to console those grieving after a crash Oct. 6, 2018, killed 17 passengers, a driver and two bystanders.Georgie Silvarole and Laura Nichols, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle


Law and Order: Batavia woman accused of providing false info at jail charged with 20 felonies

Haley M. Merrill, 26, of East Main Street, Batavia, is charged with: 10 felony counts of second-degree forgery; 10 felony counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing; and 10 Class A misdemeanor counts of second-degree criminal impersonation. On Oct. 13, Merrill was arrested in the


Woman charged with thefts from cars faces 30 more charges for lying about identity

Haley M. Merrill, 26, of 434 East Main St. was charged with 10 counts of second-degree forgery, 10 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument, all felonies, and 10 counts of misdemeanor second-degree criminal impersonation.


City schools superintendent Barbara Deane-Williams to retire in 2019

"I have notified the Rochester Board of Education and staff of the Rochester City School District of my decision to retire effective January 31, 2019. It has been a privilege to serve as Superintendent and work side-by-side with so many dedicated educators, staff members, labor partners, parents, a


Rochester man convicted on drug, firearm charges

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - An investigation by the Rochester Police Department and ATF has led to a conviction for a Rochester man.U.S. Attorney James Kennedy says that 26-year-old Laquan Simmons was convicted of firearm possession and cocaine possession with the intent to distribute.Investigators say


Former NTID student discovered unconscious alongside Henrietta road

"The victim’s friend, whom he was visiting, realized he had not returned home and began looking for him," deputies said in a release.


2 people hospitalized after shooting, stabbing incident in Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Police in Niagara Falls are investigating what happened during a fight Thursday night that ended with two people going to the hospital. Officers were called to Falls St. near 30th St., where they tell us one person was stabbed and another was hit in the leg by gunfire or


Envisioning a path forward: Medina discusses future of waterfront

“Anytime the state or federal government comes into Medina and wants to do a road project, wants to do a project along the canal, wants to undertake any activity that falls within (the LWRP area), their project needs to be consistent with this LWRP plan we’re developing,” said Kimberly Baptiste, mun


RPD: Gunshots hit library window

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Rochester police say gunfire damaged a library window. The shooting happened in broad daylight, around 5:15 p.m. Thursday.