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Canandaigua police charge Rochester woman with prostitution

According to police, woman agreed to have sexual intercourse with an undercover police officer in exchange for money. Canandaigua City Police charged a Rochester woman with prostitution. Police report that they arrested 28-year-old Donyel H. Hormats on Sept. 13. According to police, Hormats agreed t

MPNNOW - 2017-09-18 14:19:28

Buffalo and Rochester backers will have Amazon's ear

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- With mid- to large-sized cities throwing their name into the ring to become the new home of Amazon's second headquarters, three metro areas believe they fit the criteria the online mega-retailer laid out in its request for proposals. They are New York City, Rochester and Buffalo. Er

TWCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 02:37:00

Fort Drum soldier killed in crash was from Rochester area

Authorities have identified the Fort Drum soldier killed in an accident in Oneida County over the weekend. Jennifer Kipybida died from injuries suffered after a crash Sunday on Route 26 in Ava. Deputies say 23-year-old Miles Wilson-King drove into a tree. Kipybida was riding in the passenger seat, w

TWCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 05:35:00

Rochester Fringe explores immigrants and the trauma of high-school monocles

The official guesstimate is more than 20,000 people attended this past weekend's two free outdoor shows on Parcel 5 by Plasticiens Volants. Tuesday's sixth day of the 10-day KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival turns a little more inward and intimately introspective than giant armored fish floating in

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 13:43:20

Community activists oppose 'force science' training for Rochester police

Community activists are giving Rochester police until the end of this week to pull out of a training program for police who find themselves in deadly force situations. The program is called "Force Science." But critics say it's not scientific and it comes down too heavily in favor of police using de

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 03:32:00

U of Rochester student on day 6 of hunger strike to fire professor in harassment case

A University of Rochester student has been on a hunger strike since Thursday morning in protest of a tenured professor who has been accused of sexual harassment. The university has responded to an Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint against Professor Florian Jaeger accusing him of being a "manipu

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:25:00

Conesus resident to be honored by Rochester Area Community Foundation

ROCHESTER - Attorney Michael F. Buckley, a Conesus resident, will receive the Rochester Area Community Foundation's top honor for his philanthropy, community volunteering and connecting clients interested in charitable giving with the Foundation. Buckley, a trusts and estates attorney with Boylan Co

THELCN.COM - 2017-09-19 16:42:00

Xerox to cut jobs in Webster, Rochester

According to Xerox, members of the Information Management group and the Finance group were told on Monday that a number of positions would be eliminated. The company says this is part of their initiative to make Xerox more efficient and responsive to markets. News partner, News10NBC A Xerox spokesp

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:56:58

Canandaigua and Rochester VA sites offer flu shots for vets

No appointment is needed. Canandaigua VA Medical Center and Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic will offer flu shots to veterans Sept. 25 through Sept 29. No appointment is needed. Flu Shots will be available: Canandaigua VA Medical Center: M - F, 9am-3 pm, Building 1 ground floor near the elevators. Roc

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 15:50:24

Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival features immersive igloo

The 3D-sound experience in the immersive igloo was a popular feature at the Fringe Festival. The igloo features eight speakers, music and color displays. News partner, News10NBC The Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival continued Sunday night, with dozens of events including music to entertain crowds.

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-18 11:52:14

Wreath laid on Fallen Heroes Memorial in Rochester

A wreath-laying ceremony was held Monday at the Monroe County Sheriff's Fallen Heroes Memorial on the Civic Center Plaza. (WHAM photo) Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A wreath-laying ceremony was held Monday at the Monroe County Sheriff's Fallen Heroes Memorial on the Civic Center Plaza. The ceremony was h

13 WHAM - 2017-09-18 16:30:41

Pittsford man killed in accident while vacationing in Costa Rica

While rappelling down, Anderson fell approximately 100 feet. Costa Rican authorities are investigating. Ryco partner James Ryan Jr. says "John was the best business partner anyone could have. He will be sorely missed." Anderson graduated with a B.A. from the College at Brockport, and earned an M.

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-18 15:33:00

Police: Car flips, bursts into flames on Park Avenue

A Rochester woman has been charged after police say a car rolled over with three children in the backseat. Officers say the 37-year old driver hit a parked car on Park Avenue, near Edgerton Street at around 8:50 p.m. Sunday night. Police say the Dodge Neon flipped over, and burst into flames.

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-18 12:35:00

Hurricane Maria intensifies into Category 4 storm

MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Hurricane Maria has intensified into a dangerous Category 4 storm as it bears down on the Caribbean. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday the storm is growing in strength as it approaches land. The eye of the s

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 00:03:00

Convicted church killer wants to fire Jewish, Indian lawyers

Roof further wrote that his attorneys' backgrounds are "a barrier to effective communication." He noted that David Isaac Bruck, who represented him at his federal trial, was also Jewish and that, "His ethnicity was a constant source of conflict even with my constant efforts to look past it." In May,

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 01:03:00

ALDI set to reopen in Greece on Thursday

Grocery shopping in Greece will be more convenient as ALDI is set to reopen on Thursday. The new store located at 3600 Mt. Read Blvd includes a modern design, open ceilings, natural light and environmentally friendly building materials such as energy-saving refrigerators and LED lights. At the openi

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-18 20:24:00

Good Question: What's the delay on Broad Street?

It's a road construction project in downtown Rochester that was supposed to be completed two months ago, but we found out it still has a ways to go and is costing taxpayers more money than expected. In downtown Rochester these days, there is a sea of orange. Orange signs, cones and road construction

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 13:12:00

Trump, the 'America First' president, goes to the UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Elected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea. Trum

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 16:04:00

NY attorney general presses TransUnion, Experian for details

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pressing two credit monitoring companies to explain what cybersecurity they have in place to protect sensitive consumer information following a recent breach at Equifax that exposed the data of 143 million Americans. In letters to e

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 13:43:00

Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 reorganization

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Toys R Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in long-term debt, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season, saying it will continue its normal business operations. The Wayne, New Jersey-based company announced late

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 13:21:00