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Rochester police officer pleads not guilty in brutality case
Officer Michael Sippel was indicted on assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor, for the attack of Christopher Pate.
Rochester man convicted of sex trafficking, could spend at least 15 years behind bars
Investigators said Andre Barnes, 42, worked with another man in the sex trafficking of minors from 2012 to 2013, until Barnes was arrested for assaulting one of his victims at the Gates Motel. (MGN Online photo)
Police looking for help identifying second truck in fatal Irondequoit hit and run
Police found the body of Joan Dierna, age 87, in the roadway around 9:55 a.m. Officers say it appears Dierna had been hit by a vehicle while trying to collect her mail.
Things to do around Rochester from Nov. 15 to 21
1The Memorial Art Gallery is screening the documentaryHer Voice CarriesThursday, Nov. 15. The film chronicles the process through which artist Sarah C. Rutherford creates a series of large, public murals of women — a project that started in Rochester. The event, which begins at 6 p.m., also includes
Conked-out engine ends pursuit of Rochester 14-year-old driving in Wayne County
The teen, who was not identified, was charged with third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer. A 17-year-old passenger, also from Rochester, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (concentrated cannabis).
Rochester school board members push back at critical report
At the end of the day, White says they will review the recommendations. "I think most of this stuff is doable," concluded White.
This Morning's Snowfall Nears a Record in Rochester
Rochester, NY (WROC-TV) - Rochester, Western New York, and the Finger Lakes is waking up to a quintessential winter wonderland this morning, as the Northeast's first significant snowstorm of the season tracks up the coast.
Innovation Week: 3 reasons Rochester is a top 25 city
Recently,24/7 Wall Streetpublished in USA TODAY a report of the 25 most innovative cities. Rochester's ranking at number 19 might be a surprise to some, but not to hundreds of people who participated in NextCorps’ Innovation Week Nov. 12 through Nov. 17.
Another round of winter weather advisories, warnings issued for Rochester region as more snow approaches
A winter storm warning will go into effect later today for Wayne, northern Cayuga, Livingston, Wyoming and Ontario counties. Heavy snow is expected in some of the areas, with the heaviest bands coming tonight.
Rochester mother gets 2 to 6 years in prison for abandoning toddlers
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A Rochester mother who was arrested earlier this year, accused of abandoning her two toddlers, is headed to prison.
Delays and cancellations at ROC airport as snow storm moves in
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - With Rochester expected to get hit with the first big snow of the year, and areas to the south and west expecting even more snow, some travel is already being impacted.A number of flights at the Greater Rochester International Airport are listed as delayed or cancelled.For peo
Troopers arrest parolee driving stolen car in Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A Rochester man, out on parole, is facing charges after troopers stopped him driving a stolen vehicle.
Girl missing from Lockport, may have ties to Rochester area
Lockport, N.Y. (WHAM) - Niagara County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a teenager with ties to Rochester.Deputies said Nicole Flow, 16, was last seen in Lockport on Monday.Flow is described as a Hispanic girl who is approximately 5'5" tall and weighs approximately 139 lbs. She has brown hair an
5 Open Houses For You In The Rochester Area
ROCHESTER, NY — Using the internet to shop for a house can feel like a somewhat blind process. While listing images can help, they're no stand-in for the real thing. That's why open houses are so nifty: No more bumbling around in the dark!
Bear cub rescued after falling out of tree in town of Rochester
TOWN OF ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A dazed and injured bear cub was rescued by conservation officers after falling out of a tree in this Ulster County town, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday.
Pettinella: Rochester's Dewar, Warsaw's Bacon find singles tournament success
Last weekend saw plenty of tournament action across the Genesee Region and in singles competition, Rochester's Jeff Dewar and Warsaw's Ron Bacon ruled the roost.Dewar won the 11th annual Triple O Mechanical Singles Handicap Tournament in Bergen and Bacon was victorious in the Genesee Region USBC Sen
Wintry weather hits Rochester Thursday night
Rochester, N.Y. – Wintry weather arrived in Rochester Thursday night. Some people feel like it came in a little too early, while others were gladly awaiting it.
Irondequoit police: Truck driver talked to us and wasn't involved in fatal crash
Irondequoit police: Truck driver talked to us and wasn't involved in fatal crash(Photo: Provided by Irondequoit Police Department)The driver of a truck that was near where an Irondequoit woman was struck and killed Nov. 10 contacted the Irondequoit Police Department after seeing the vehicle on news
Thomson Reuters closing offices in Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Thomson Reuters is closing its offices in Rochester, company reps confirm to News 8.
Report: Rochester driver loses $1,700 each year due to road conditions
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The average local driver loses more than $1,700 a year because of road conditions, according to a new report by the National Transportation Research Group known as "TRIP."