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Rochester man charged with criminal impersonation
BATH, N.Y. (WETM) - Steuben County Sheriff reported that on January 12, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested James A. Fredrick, age 20, of Bartlett Street, Rochester, N.Y.
State: Only 14 of Rochester's 48 schools are in 'good standing'
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A new report from the state's Education Department says only 14 of 48 schools in the City of Rochester are in "good standing" by a state assessment. That number is down from 24 schools considered in good standing last year.
City offices will be closed on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - On Monday, January 21, city offices will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This includes Rochester City Hall, Neighborhood Service Centers, City branch libraries, R-Centers and other administrative offices.
Rochester Gears Up Ahead of Winter Blast
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The City of Rochester is gearing up ahead of the weekend winter blast. According to officials, they’re fully staffed and up to 150 vehicles are expected to be out in full force plowing the streets.
Judge rules Mayor Warren won't have to testify in RPD hearing
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - A state Supreme Court judge denied a Rochester Police officer's request to have Mayor Lovely Warren testify at his internal affairs hearing. Officer Mike Sippel was suspended when police body cam video surfaced in August, showing an altercation with Christopher Pate of Roche
'My dream went down the hole': RPD rejects minority candidate's DNA proof
A man from Gates says his dream to be a cop could be over because Rochester Police and the City of Rochester told him they do not believe he is a minority. He says the proof he has, they won't accept.
Snowstorms get a lot worse as you age
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Red Cross snowstorm safety starts with health. Water, food, and making sure you have a full prescription. "You're not going to be able to get out and get to the pharmacy and get what you need during that time frame if the roads are impassible," said Jim Love.
"Disney On Ice" skates into Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC-TV) - Many of your favorite Disney characters will be featured on the ice starting tonight, January 17, at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester!. Tonight's performance starts at 7:00 p.m. Shows continue through Monday's Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Experts give tips to prepare for major storm
NEW YORK STATE (WHEC)- Experts say you should be prepared to remain in your home for up to a week in a major weather event. The Executive Director of The Greater Rochester Chapter of the American Red Cross says a short list of items can keep you safe in your home.
MCC working to launch program to map workforce needs in NY
BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - The labor gap: Often times experts say there are jobs available in Rochester and elsewhere. But, the type of skilled workers needed aren't available. A new program from Monroe Community College hopes to find ways to close that gap.
Calls made to regulate kratom
It's called kratom and if you haven't heard of it, your teenager probably has. It's an herbal substance that is available to anyone for purchase at gas stations and head shops. However, local emergency room doctors say it's dangerous and people are overdosing.
Local school districts, police investigate lewd images of teens on Snapchat
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - Multiple school districts and police departments are investigating a flood of nude photos and videos that were circulating the Snapchat app on Monday. A Gates-Chili High School student, who saw many of the images with her own eyes, talked to News10NBC as long as we kept her
Monroe County Deputy, K9 Selected For Super Bowl Security
Super Bowl LIII is a little more than two weeks away. While what teams will playing is still up in the air, two Monroe County sheriff's deputies have been selected to help protect and serve at the big game.
Program will provide opioid addiction treatment to Monroe Co. inmates
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Inmates at the Monroe County Jail are getting help with opioid addiction thanks to a new program. The sheriff's office is implementing "medication assisted treatment" or "MAT" units to treat opioid abuse. The program was made possible with a $250,000 grant from the University
Chips in for Boys & Girls Clubs
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC-TV) - The Boys & Girls Clubs of Rochester will host "Casino Night" on Friday, January 25 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Floreano Riverside Convention Center in Rochester.
Local doctors warn parents about kratom
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - It's called kratom and if you haven't heard of it, your teenager probably has. It's an herbal substance that is available to anyone for purchase at gas stations and head shops. However, local emergency room doctors say it's dangerous and people are overdosing.
Race in Rochester: How to Heal
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - In an effort to venture beyond some of the back-and-forth we've been witnessing over various local racially-charged issues in the last two weeks, News 8 has interviewed several people who have immersed themselves in such topics.
Heating company gives safety precautions to follow before weekend storm
ROCHESTER (WROC) - Heating companies are expecting a lot of business this weekend, as a huge snow storm is headed for Rochester. "We get inundated with calls, no heat, breakdowns things like that, frozen pipes situations where the vents actually are covered with snow which makes the heating go off a
Nature club to host penguins presentation
The Burroughs Audubon Nature Club will host Greg Cunningham for a program about penguins at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 8 at The Clover Center, 1101 Clover St., Rochester. Cunningham will explain how birds use smell to find food and identify each other. He did research with king penguins on the sub-Antarctic
State funds to combat poverty
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC-TV) - Governor Andrew Cuomo promised to pledge another $25 million in state aid toward anti-poverty efforts in Rochester, spread across various organizations and projects. One major effort is the Rochester Revitalization Fund, which, if all is approved, will receive $10 million o