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Police: 6-year-old child, 31-year-old man hit by car in Thursday's wreck at Rochester Costco
Rochester police say a six-year-old child and a 31-year-old man were injured when they were hit by a vehicle in the Costco parking lot on Thursday. Officers tell News 8 the child was treated and released after the crash Thursday, but the man remains in the hospital and is listed in guarded condition
Jay-Z might be the surprise performer for the reopening of New York City’s legendary Webster Hall on Friday, April 26
Word on the curb is that Jay-Z is the official surprise performer for the reopening of New York City’s legendary Webster Hall on Friday, April 26. There are only 1,000 tickets available for this iconic performance. The tickets will be on-sale for AMEX cardholders on Thursday, April 18 at 9 AM and Fr
Rochester man charged in minor sex trafficking case exploring possible plea deal
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) -- The man accused in a sex trafficking case involving minors in Rochester may be exploring a plea deal, prosecutors say. A court hearing Friday for Quondall Davis was adjourned Friday as prosecutors said they were looking into the possibility of a plea deal.
Webster charges candidates for political signs
WEBSTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Political speech is protected under the Constitution but one town in Monroe County makes the politicians pay for it. With all the primary elections pushed up to June this year, we are going to start seeing campaign signs very soon. News10NBC is exposing the one town that not
Rochester man admits to stealing 87 firearms from Spencerport gun shop
SPENCERPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A 35-year-old Rochester man pleaded guilty Friday after prosecutors say he helped steal over 80 firearms from a Spencerport gun shop. Marcos Guzman pleaded guilty to theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee and possession of firearms by a convicted felon.
72-year-old car theft victim awarded new car
ROCHESTER,N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Rochester woman whose SUV was demolished in a police chase drove home Friday in a new set of wheels thanks to the generosity of online donors and a local car dealership.
Cookout held to raise money for Monroe County Jail deputies battling cancer
Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) - The Monroe County Jail held a cookout Friday night to raise money for two deputies who are currently battling cancer. Deputies Eric Rodriguez and Bob Carey are both fighting the disease.
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
Leticia Astacio has enough valid signatures on petition to run for City Council
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Former Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio says she has enough valid signatures on her petition to run for City Council. That's according to a video she posted on her Facebook page.
Webster Public Library announces upcoming adult, teen programs
Webster Public Library, 980 Ridge Road, recently announced its upcoming adult and teen programs. Call (585) 872-7075 or visit websterlibrary.org for more information or to register.
New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York
Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville
New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion
New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m
Police investigate multi-car crash on Rt. 104
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A multi-car crash shut down part of Rout 104 Friday. Route 104 east was shut down a the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The crash happened just after 9 p.m.
Rochester police join with 'Best Buddies' for golf club
Best Buddies is a non-profit devoted to helping create opportunities and friendships for people with developmental disabilities. Now, Rochester police and Best Buddies are partnering to create their own golf club: the "BGPA."
Founders of Cam's Pizzeria arrested on nearly 80 felony counts
ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The husband and wife who founded the Cam's Pizzeria pizza chain were arrested Thursday on nearly 80 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges.
Earth Day events happening Saturday in Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) - Earth Day is Monday but many organizations and communities are celebrating on Saturday. The Seneca Park Zoo is offering visitors a chance to learn more about the importance of protecting the planet. The zoo will have activities for all ages, special animal experiences and a
Pedestrians struck outside Costco in Rochester
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) -- Ambulances and first responders responded to the Costco in Rochester Thursday afternoon after police say pedestrians were hit. It's not clear how many people were hurt during the incident. Officers were called to the Costco off Westfall Road around 1 p.m. for the crash.
Fifth man sentenced for ripping off Xerox
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) -- A Florida man pleaded guilty Friday to a 63-count indictment that involved a scheme to defraud Xerox of more than $20 million. Robert Fisher pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and faces up to 20 years of prison time and a $250,000 fine.
Deputies: Man locked ex-girlfriend in bathroom, shoved her during domestic incident
The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Rochester man following a domestic incident in the Town of Palmyra. Deputies arrested Edward A. Welsh, 21, of Rochester on multiple charges after the investigation on Wednesday. He was taken into custody around 11:40 p.m., according to deputi
Housing demand soars while supply stays the same
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - House demands are accelerating, but with a smaller market pool to choose from and an increase in prices, buyers are having a difficult time finding the house they want.