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Law enforcement personnel respond to multiple Ontario County bomb threats
ONTARIO COUNTY — Law enforcement personnel dealt with multiple bomb threats across Ontario County including a Geneva hospital. On Thursday at approximately 1:49pm the Geneva Police Department responded to the Geneva General Hospital complex for the reported bomb threat. Simultaneously the Ontario Co
Rochester man convicted of sexually abusing child for 9 years, faces life in prison
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A jury convicted a Rochester man Monday of sexually abusing a child for nearly a decade. Ray Jones III, 34, was convicted of predatory sexual assault against a child, third-degree criminal sex act, third-degree rape, third-degree sexual abuse, use of a child in a sexual perf
Gymnastics: Eagle gymnasts compete in Brockport
The Eagle Gymnastics team competed in the annual Candy Cane Classic in Brockport on Dec. 8 and 9. The Level 3 team finished in first place and the Level 7 and 8 teams finished third.
Numerous bomb threats reported nationwide, including in Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Police are investigating after a bomb threat was made against an apartment building in Rochester. RPD spokeswoman Jackie Shuman says the department received an email threat at 1:12 p.m. against 80 St. Paul Street -- the H.H. Warner Lofts. However, officers say the threat doesn
Judge rules Leticia Astacio must face trial on gun charges
A judge has denied a request to dismiss felony gun charges against former Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio. In a written decision issued Thursday, Ontario County Judge William Kocher considered a range of complaints about the indictment and the process leading up to it, but ruled in favor
Joining forces: Ontario County kids and cops
VICTOR — Eastview Mall Sunday was swarmed with kids and cops, joining together for a good cause. The fifth-annual Shop with a Cop (formerly called Shop with a Sheriff) drew local law enforcement and a number of firefighters who teamed up with 31 local students for the event.
Fight with roommate over TV volume leads to assault charge for Wayne County man
ONTARIO, N.Y. -- A Wayne County man was charged Wednesday with assault after a fight with his roommate over a television's volume, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
Empire Access: Expansion in Ontario County viewed as positive
Empire Access, which this year bought the fiber-optic network in Ontario County, is expanding its reach by including customers in residential neighborhoods. Among the latest hookups took place this past week in the city of Canandaigua. A fiber install Wednesday that began at the top of a utility pol
Wayne Co. man faces assault charges after fight over TV volume
An Ontario man is facing assault charges after a fight with his roommate over the TV volume. According to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Brice Houck was charged with assault in the third degree, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, and menacing.
RPD: 13-year-old girl missing from Rochester
Rochester Police are asking for your help after two sisters went missing from Rochester. One girl was found safe, the other is still missing. Police believe 13-year-old Jazmine English and her 11-year-old sister, Lily English, left their grandmother's car on their own Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff imposes discipline after inmate's death at Monroe County Jail
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Deputies have been disciplined for failing to follow protocol after the death of an inmate. Sitarah Daniels was found unresponsive in her cell on September 4 by deputies conducting a routine check of cells. Deputies immediately performed CPR, as did emergency crews that respon
Eight charged in Rochester cocaine and heroin ring
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Federal authorities say they have busted a major drug ring in Rochester. Now, eight people are facing charges that could land them in prison for life. Police say the following people have been charged with conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, and one kil
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust
Canandaigua National Bank & Trust announces the hiring of Tamika Williamson as assistant controller. She brings 20 years of finance experience to the role. She previously served as senior accountant for North American Breweries. She is a SUNY Empire State College graduate.
Woman gets 5 to 15 years in prison in fatal Lyell Ave. crash
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The Rochester women charged in a fatal crash on Lyell Avenue has been sentenced. Chermasia Collins was found guilty of aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide.
Grand jury indicts Rochester teen for double murder in September
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A Rochester man was indicted by a grand jury on murder and weapons charges Tuesday for a homicide in September. Kyrell Gilroy, 17, was indicted by a Monroe County grand jury on two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon
Rochester Police: Man stole dead woman's dog, took photos of her body after she overdosed
WROC/WSYR - A man was arrested in Rochester for allegedly taking photos of a dead woman's body and stealing her dog. According to Gates Police, a woman died of an overdose inside a Rochester-area motel on Oct. 20.
Tedeschi Trucks Band coming to CMAC
Canandaigua, N.Y. (WHAM) - An American soul, blues, rock, and country group is coming to CMAC this summer. Grammy- winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will be at CMAC on July 16. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 14.
$1.5 million Canandaigua Lake home destroyed by fire
A $1.5 million home perched on the shore of Canandaigua Lake burned to the ground early Sunday morning. Located at 6529 Longs Point Drive in South Bristol, the house was built in 1929 and measured nearly 2,600 square feet. The seasonal residence was unoccupied at the time of the fire, which appears
Overnight Event Teaches Rochester Girl Scouts First Aid
ROCHESTER — Local Girl Scouts learn safety and first aid at overnight event. On Nov. 28, the Girl Scouts of Western New York’s Webster-area troops met at Camp Piperwood in Victor, NY to participate in a hands-on First Aid Overnight event. More than 70 Girl Scouts in 4th and 5th grade were in attenda
School of the Arts: No danger to school after reported threat
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - The School of the Arts says there is no danger to students after a reported threat by a student. In a message to parents, that was sent out via robocall, Principal Kelly Nicastro says, "I am calling to assure you that all children are safe. One of our students was reported to