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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.
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
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.
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
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)
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,
'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.
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
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.
Pennsylvania men charged after deputies find crystal meth, heroin in car
During the traffic stop, deputies said the driver, 26-year-old Dylan Robbins, had 12 grams of crystal meth, nine bags of heroin, a digital scale, several glassine baggies, a hypodermic needle, two smoking pipes and a set of brass knuckles.
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
Big casino, big debts: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months
MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in the first half of 2018, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.
CNY man arrested after hitting pedestrian with car while on drugs, police say
CENTRAL SQUARE, N.Y. -- A Fayetteville man has been arrested after hitting a pedestrian with his car while impaired by drugs, according to a Wednesday news release from New York State Police.
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.
Geneseo Woman Charged with Theft and Endangering the Welfare of a Child
According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Samantha Irwin, 28, was charged with petit larceny and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Allegedly, Irwin stole a variety of items including grocery items, Tylenol, benadryl, drain cleaner, vitamins and Mike’s Hard Le
Two injured in rollover crash in Avon
Avon, N.Y. - Two people were taken to the hospital following a crash in Avon Sunday night.Crews responded to Bronson Hill Road around 8:45 pm.Firefighters said the crash involved just one vehicle. The extent of the two victims' injuries is unclear.The East Avon Fire Department tweeted that one patie
Barn a total loss after East Avon fire
Personnel with the East Avon, Lima, Honeoye Falls, Avon, Caledonia, Lakeville and Livonia Fire Departments responded to the scene.
Rochester man indicted for murder of 101-year-old woman, trying to lure teen girl
Gregory Jesmer, 54, was indicted by a Monroe County grand juryon one count each of second-degree murder, attempted luring a child into a vehicle or building to commit a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child.
Driver hit, killed in accident with two drunk drivers near Albany
Police said August Rice, 23, of Rexford, NY was driving east when he hit a vehicle, pushing it across the median and into the westbound lane. Then, Rex Tucker-Moss, 41, of Poughquag, NY, hit the same vehicle in the westbound lane.