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Rochester man ticketed for DWI, car demolished

GORHAM, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - A Rochester man was ticketed for driving while intoxicated in the town of Gorham on Sunday shortly before 7 a.m. Ontario County Sheriff's deputies identified the driver as 38-year-old Joshua Lyons.


Monroe County Sheriff's Office identifies victim of Residence Inn drowning

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC)- The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in last night's drowning at the Residence Inn in Henrietta as Rochester 8-year-old Jamielath Kabba.


Irondequoit PD identify woman found dead in home

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WHEC)- The Irondequoit Police Department has revealed the identity of the woman found dead in her home on Lake Shore Boulevard as Ingeborg Morley, age 86. According to Irondequoit Police Chief Richard Tantalo, the investigation has been difficult and time consuming because the vic


Man shot in Irondequoit expected to survive

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Irondequoit Police officers were called to a shooting took place Sunday morning at 3:45 a.m. Officers responded to Harwick Road where they located a 38-year-old man who sustained two gunshot wounds.


Anti-incinerator legislation awaits Cuomo signature after unanimous passage this week

The New York State Senate voted unanimously to pass a state Assembly bill that bans construction of new waste incinerators in the Finger Lakes region. The bill, which won unanimous Assembly approval last week, now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has 10 days to sign the bill into law.


Man seriously injured in Ontario County crash, charged with DWI

Ontario County, N.Y. — A man was seriously injured after a crash on Route 247 in Gorham on Sunday morning. Ontario County Sheriff's deputies said Joshua Lyons, 28, of Rochester was traveling north on Route 247 just before 7 a.m. when his vehicle left the road and struck a ditch, and then a utility p


Locals to create biggest Lego build at Temple B'rith Kodesh

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Temple B'rith Kodesh built the city of Shushan with 70,000 Lego blocks on Sunday. This is not only the biggest Lego build in the history of TBK but also something that hasn't been done in Rochester before.


8-year-old girl drowns in hotel pool in Henrietta

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WROC) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an 8-year-old girl from the Rochester area died when she drowned in a pool at the Residence Inn on Jefferson Road in Henrietta at around 8:35 p.m. Saturday night.


Sunday morning shooting in Irondequoit

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WHEC) - Irondequoit Police responded to the report of a shooting on Harwick Road at around 3:45 Sunday morning. Police located the victim, a 38-year-old male, suffering from at least two gunshot wounds.


Cuomo, Nassau County Officials Propose Permanent Tax Reassessment Cap

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined Nassau County officials to join a push making a proposed property tax cap permanent after several homeowners saw huge reassessment increases at the local level.


Unattended death prompts heavy police presence in Irondequoit

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WHEC)- There is a heavy police presence on Lake Shore Boulevard in Irondequoit for an unattended death, according to the Irondequoit Police Department and a News10NBC crew at the scene.


Large emergency services presence at Henrietta Residence Inn

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC)- There is a large presence of first responders at the Residence Inn in Henrietta for reasons unknown. According to our crew at the scene, there are several Monroe County Sheriff's Office cars, as well as units from the Henrietta Fire Department and Chili Ambulance. Guests are


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers Actions for Early March

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law (ECL), protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York.


Police: One driver hospitalized after 4-car crash in Rochester

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Four vehicles were involved in a crash Friday morning in Rochester that sent one driver to the hospital. Rochester Police said they were called to Genesee Street near Clifton Street around 11:15 a.m.


Rochester nail salon owner charged with SNAP benefit fraud

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Rochester nail salon owner was arrested and charged with accepting SNAP benefits when his business was not authorized to do so. Hang Lam, 46, Y, was arrested and charged with the unauthorized use, transfer, acquisition, and possession of USDA food stamp benefits.


Local college students help beautify two Rochester schools

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Students at St. John Fisher College spent their Saturday making touchups to two schools in the Rochester City School District during the annual Color the Roc program.


Suspect with stolen car strikes vehicles, including trooper's, during chase

Rochester, N.Y. — A suspect driving what police say was a stolen car was injured when he crashed near Lyell and Saratoga avenues Friday night. Rochester Police say some of its officers and members of the New York State Police attempted a traffic stop on the Bausch Street bridge before 10 p.m.


Irondequoit officers investigating suspicious death

IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Officers at the Irondequoit Police Department are investigating what they're calling a "suspicious death" that took place on Lakeshore Boulevard. Officers responded to a residence on Friday evening to check on the welfare of an 86-year-old woman. According to officers,


'48 Hours' this weekend investigates ex-RIT student's role in her mother's murder

HENRIETTA/CORNING (WROC) - A Rochester student's role in her mother's murder in Corning will be the topic of true crime show "48 Hours" this weekend. Former RIT student Karrie Neurauter was arrested last year for the murder of her mother Michelle, where investigators say the crime scene was staged t


Man stabbed overnight on Plymouth Avenue

Rochester, N.Y. — A man was stabbed in the 800 block of North Plymouth Avenue around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. He was stabbed at least once. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.