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Deputy trapped after 2-car crash in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - A Monroe County sheriff deputy was trapped following a two vehicle crash in Rochester. Officials from the sheriff's office say the door of the deputy's vehicle had to be popped open after the crash at the corner of West Main and West Broad streets. They say the deputy was taken to

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 13:45:00

Irondequoit home destroyed, pets dead after fire

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. - Some family pets died in a fire that destroyed an Irondequoit home. Investigators believe the fire on Sea View Avenue started in the porch area. Firefighters say the home is being knocked down because of the damage. More than five fire companies helped put the flames out Thursda

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 13:34:00

Prison escapee David Sweat busted for sex act during visiting hours in Attica

Attica, N.Y. -- Prison escapee David Sweat was caught in a sex act with a woman during visiting hours at Attica Correctional Facility earlier this month. Sweat, 37, was in the visiting area for Attica's Special Housing Unit, where he is being held in solitary confinement, according to the New York

NEWYORKUPSTATE.COM - 2018-03-23 14:10:00

Steuben County woman joins boyfriend in jail on meth production, tampering charges

A woman from Steuben County is facing drug and other charges after a three-month investigation revealed she was involved in the production of methamphetamine. On March 20, State Police arrested 35-year-old Hollie A. Taft, a resident of the town of Dansville in Steuben County, on charges of unlawful

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-22 21:07:00

Neighbor calls for change after girl hurt in Webster crash

WEBSTER, NY (WROC) - A child was hospitalized after a crash Friday morning in Webster. It happened around noon at the intersection of Schlegel and Webster roads. Police say a SUV going west on Schlegel ran a stop sign and was T-boned by another SUV on Webster Road. We spoke with someone who lives ne

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-03-23 21:54:41

Groveland man facing drug charges after 390 traffic stop

A Groveland man, found driving on Interstate 390 with three ounces of marijuana and THC wax in his vehicle, is facing drug charges from the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Shawn Whitford initiated a traffic stop on the roadway near Exit 8 March 20 at around 10:10 p.m. after witnessing a t

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-22 17:45:00

Livonia youth's candy collection effort recognized with state Assembly proclamation

Howie Sexton, a Livonia student who sought candy for troops instead of presents for his birthday, was surprised at school by a visit from Assemblyman Joe Errigo, R-Conesus. The Assemblyman presented Howie, 8, a second-grader at Livonia Elementary School, with a copy of an Assembly proclamation that

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-24 16:33:00

Geneseo teenager pleads in football Oxy case

A Geneseo High School student, charged last year with supplying football teammates with OxyContin pills before a game, pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge in January and was sentenced to probation. The teenage student pleaded guilty Jan. 16 in Livingston County Court to one count of attempted cri

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-23 08:23:00

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


SUNY Geneseo stalker admits to posting ex-girlfriend on prostitution site, sending her drugs

Spurned by a former girlfriend, Thomas Traficante decided to get even. He hacked into her Amazon account, ordered a book about stalking - a book appropriately titled I'm Watching You - and had the book mailed to her. He posted her phone number on backpage,com under a category known for prostitution

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-03-22 16:10:58

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


Long Island man pleads guilty to stalking SUNY Geneseo student

ROCHESTER - A Long Island man has pled guilty to threatening and attempting to entrap his ex-girlfriend, a SUNY Geneseo student, by sending cocaine to her college mailbox. Thomas Traficante, 23, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine after his plea to cyberstalking and distribution of

THELCN.COM - 2018-03-23 08:36:00

Former Groveland inmate convicted of assaulting corrections officer

A former Groveland Correctional inmate was convicted of assaulting a corrections officer after a jury trial last week in Livingston County Court. Lance Williams, 38, was found guilty of second-degree assault March 14. The crime, a class D felony, comes with a maximum sentence of seven years in state


Omnibus bill restores funding for UR Laser Lab

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Tucked into the omnibus federal budget bill released Wednesday is the funding needed to keep the University of Rochester's laser lab open and operating. The $75 million is an increase over the $68 million in federal funding awarded to the facility this year. Sens.


State police investigate fatal snowmobile crash in Jefferson County

TOWN OF WORTH, N.Y. -- A 50-year-old Broome County man died Monday evening after he lost control of his snowmobile and struck a tree in Jefferson County, according to New York State Police. David J. Toton, of Endicott, was operating a 2018 Arctic Cat on Mile Strip Trail in the town of Worth at a hig


Police: Canandaigua man charged with felony for half-pound of pot

A Canandaigua man has been charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the third degree - a class E felony punishable by up to four years' imprisonment - on allegations he possessed a half-pound of marijuana. Brayden T. Kane, 20, was arrested Wednesday at around 4:30 p.m. in connection with the


Alleged stalker of SUNY Geneseo student to plead guilty, court records say

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The man accused of stalking and harassing a former girlfriend at SUNY Geneseo, even posting her personal information on a prostitution website, is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday, court records show. The records do not detail any specifics of the admission expe


Sisters Suspect in Walmart Cosmetics Theft, One with Cocaine

GENESEO - Two people are charged with misdemeanors for allegedly stealing cosmetics from Walmart, and one charged for allegedly possessing cocaine. According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Alecia Werder, 25, of East Bloomfield, is charged with misdemeanor Petit Larceny. Jessi


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'


Steuben County man facing meth production charge

A March 17 investigation into a domestic dispute in Dansville led to the arrest of a 39-year-old on felony level drug charges. State Police officers from the agency's Wayland and North Hornell barracks were dispatched to a residence on Oak Hill Road in the town of Dansville, Steuben County, at aroun