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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

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

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

Former Henrietta pastor accused of forcible touching due in court

A former Henrietta pastor known for his role in a 2014 documentary, "Fight Church" is scheduled to be in court Tuesday. Paul Burress is facing four counts of forcible touching from incidents that allegedly occurred in July 2016 and the most recent incident from March 2017. News partner, News10NBC A

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 12:23:16

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

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

Remembering Elizabeth Pine with songs of a summer night

The contrast was sharp, but pitch perfect. The attendees of a memorial service in Rochester Saturday for Elizabeth W. Pine of Pittsford, a legal pioneer who died at age 83 on Aug. 28 after suffering from Alzheimer's disease and colon cancer, gave voice to Beethoven's stirring and lofty "Joyful, Joyf

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 15:14:03

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

Arizona Police defend takedown of autistic teen

Police in Buckeye, Arizona have released body camera footage of an officer detaining a teen boy with autism who he believed to be doing drugs. The footage, taken the afternoon of July 19, 2017, shows Officer Grossman with the Buckeye Police Department go to the ground with Connor Leibel, 14. The new

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 20:11:00

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

UR, RIT team up on new heart health mobile app

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The University of Rochester Medical Center has teamed up with RIT to create an inexpensive mobile app to alert doctors of the onset of a heart condition. Researchers have received a $2 million grant to enroll 300 people at risk for Atrial fibrillation to test the new app. A-fib is

TWCNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 19:45:00

Member of 2 NY fire departments charged with selling heroin

HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities have charged a member of two fire departments in New York's Southern Tier with selling heroin. The Star-Gazette of Elmira reports (http://stargaz.tt/2ybRsf4 ) that a Chemung County grand jury has indicted 43-year-old Thomas Margeson, of Horseheads, on a felony co

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 19:41:00

Erica Bell testifies, describes drug use, abuse

On Tuesday, the woman charged for the death of three-year-old Brook Stagles testified in court. Erica Bell told the courtroom that she was abused and raped by her mother's boyfriend as a child. She admitted to using marijuana and cocaine at the age of 14, and later oxycodone and heroin. Advertiseme

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

Accelerator seeks wider electric vehicle use

A Drive Electric Week event for the Rochester EV Accelerator was held at RIT on Sept. 9, with about 100 people taking an EV test drive. (Velvet Spicer) Plug-in electric vehicles account for less than 1 percent of all vehicles registered in Monroe County and the Rochester metro area, but those who ow

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Competition key to success of regional economic development councils

Last month, I was pleased to accept Gov. Andrew Cuomo's appointment as co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. The appointment came as Wegmans Food Markets Chairman Danny Wegman stepped down as co-chair after nearly seven stellar years of service. I now join Monroe Commun

ROCHESTER BUSINESS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Monroe County releases fatal opioid overdose numbers for 2016

Number of deaths in 2016 by county: Monroe - 169 Livingston - 8 Orleans - 9 Steuben - 13 Wyoming - 7 "These data speak to the tragic human impact of the heroin and opioid crisis, not just in our region, but across our state and nation," said Dr. Michael Mendoza, Monroe County Commissioner of Pub

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 17:53:00

Day 5: UR student's hunger strike over sex harassment case

The case reached national spotlight earlier this month after a group of professors filed a Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaint against Dr. Florian Jaeger. Professor Jaeger is accused of using his position to gain sexual favors from female students. U of R student, Lindsay Wrobel's hung

WAYNEPOST.COM - 2017-09-19 11:23:49

NYS Exposed: Local counties seeing increase in drug-related diagnosis for newborns

The reach of the growing opioid epidemic touches every corner of our area and that impact touches some of the most vulnerable in our community: Babies still in their mother's womb. "Babies can have actual withdrawal from the medications that moms are taking," says Suzanne Mullin, the pediatric direc

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-09-19 02:27:00

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