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Deputies: Victor man left three accident scenes, charged with DWI

Deputies say a 36-year-old Victor man was ticketed on multiple charges after leaving the scene of several property damage accidents in Ontario County. According to deputies, Erich J. Bohn, 36, of Victor was charged with driving while intoxicated and three counts of leaving the scene of an accident.


Sheriff's office looking for missing man in Ontario Co.

BLOOMFIELD, NY (WROC) - Deputies are searching for a missing man in Ontario County. Theodore Smith was last seen at Cheap Charlie's Bar in Bloomfield on Thursday. Deputies say he last contacted his family around 9:30 p.m. when he was leaving the bar.


Rescued Portraits of the Past: Do you know who these people are?

Readers have identified the people in the portraits (below) from Feb. 17, 2019. The person at left is Michele Ribaudo, Canandaigua Academy Class of 1977, while the two at right have been identified as David Bach of Victor and Julie Pembroke, Victor High School Class of 1973.


New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.


Rape defendant in Ontario County Court claims it was ‘consensual’

Opening statements and first witnesses were called Wednesday during a rape trial in which a Hopewell man is accused of fueling an underage party and then raping one of the victims.


Victor Garden Club selling flower pots

The Victor Garden Club is selling 11-inch plastic, clay-looking flower pots filled with purple and pink Supertunia, verbena and angelonia as a fundraiser through March 27. Each pot costs $20. Send cash or checks to Mary Duprey, Victor Garden Club, 7640 Pine Tree Drive, Victor, New York, 14564. Check


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


Domestic incident leads to car crash in Wayne County

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Palmyra man following the investigation of a domestic incident and car crash. Deputies arrested Ronald E. Lilly, 41, of Palmyra – charging him with harassment, criminal mischief, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.


3 facing drug charges after bags of crack cocaine, paraphernalia found during traffic stop

Three people are facing drug-related charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 390 in which more than 70 bags of crack cocaine and other drugs were discovered, reports the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.


Macedon home total loss after fire

Firefighters responded to a house fire early Friday morning in Macedon. A member of the fire department says a passerby saw smoke coming from the roof of the home on West Walworth Road and called it in.


NY sex trafficking ring leader sentenced

HENRIETTA, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A 43-year-old New York woman has been sentenced for sex trafficking in multiple states and cities. News10NBC learned Thursday that Henrietta was one of the stops.


Judge Reed denies motion for mistrial after Socciarelli video emerges

CANANDAIGUA — Ontario County Court Judge Frederick Reed this morning denied Michael Socciarelli’s defense teams' motion for a mistrial after a New York State Police investigator admitted to forgetting to follow up on video from the night of the alleged rape.


City Councilman Adam McFadden charged with money laundering, fraud

Rochester, N.Y. -- (WHAM) - Rochester City Councilman Adam McFadden is facing several charges relating to his brief tenure as head of the Rochester Housing Authority. U.S. Attorney James Kennedy announced the charges Friday morning after McFadden was arraigned in federal court.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Wayne County deputies: Inmate strikes corrections officer

LYONS — A Rochester man is facing two felony assault charges after he allegedly injured a corrections officer at the Wayne County Jail on Feb. 14, according to Wayne County sheriff’s deputies.


Assemblywoman: Study split of New York state

With deepening political, economic and cultural divisions in the two regions, Sen. Daphne Jordan believes it is time for a thorough study of whether upstate should split off from New York City, Long Island and the surrounding suburbs and become the 51st state.


Crews prepare for high winds while Monroe County is ready to call a state of emergency

Monroe County, N.Y. (WHAM) – High winds expected this weekend could bring power outages and downed trees. The Henrietta Fire District held a meeting two days ahead of Sunday's expected winds to make sure everyone is on the same page.


Woman charged after $3K goes missing from the Ontario ARC

GENEVA, N.Y. (WHEC) -- More than $3,000 is missing from the Ontario ARC in Geneva. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office charged 50-year-old Jill VanNostrand of Phelps with grand larceny.


Icy road conditions lead to Wed. night crash on I-490: Deputies

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Deputies say icy conditions caused a car to slide and overturn on I-490 Wednesday night. It happened just after 10 p.m. near the East Rochester exit. A 25-year woman was driving westbound on I-490 in the left lane, when her car slid on ice, hit the median, then overturned.


Midwife's arrest shines light on rural America's home-birth 'crisis'

When Elizabeth Catlin gave birth to her first child in a hospital over three decades ago, she was pushed into what she felt was an unnecessary C-section, and it sparked in her a new passion: home birth. She went on to have all but four of her children — 14 in total — at home, and in between having h