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Woman pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in fatal overdose

Nikki Steger, 26, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance after she allegedly sold narcotics to another woman, causing her to die. (Photo: Irondequoit PD)

13 WHAM - 2018-08-17 12:25:41

Rochester police officers disciplined for on-duty fight caught on video

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) -- The two Rochester police officers who were involved in an on-duty fight, that was captured on surveillance video, have been disciplined after an investigation.

WIVB - 2018-08-17 18:44:04

Rochester man pleads guilty in murder-for-hire death in Wayne County

Knowledge Couser, 22, pleaded guilty in Wayne County Court to second-degree murder in connection with the Feb. 1, 2017,death of Julie L. Martin, 52, in her home on Jonathan Lane in Ontario, Wayne County,according to the Wayne County District Attorney's Office.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 14:05:00

Andreatta: Does Rochester have a rat problem?

There, some say, rats as big as squirrels and as brazen as wild minks are roaming streets with impunity, burrowing in backyards, and dining in Park Avenue restaurant Dumpsters like they own the place.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 11:00:00

Arrest made in gun store burglary as police work to recover dozens of stolen firearms

Dakota Safarty, 21, was charged with 2nd-degree burglary, 3rd-degree criminal mischief, and 4th-degree grand larceny and was arraigned in Parma town court.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-18 00:39:00

Million dollar homes in Rochester? Here's one for sale off East Avenue

Million-dollar homes are rare in the Rochester area. So are homes in the coveted East Avenue area of Douglas Road and East Boulevard, said Michael Haymes of ReMax Realty Group, the co-listing agent for a grand Georgian Colonial at 91 Douglas Road.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-17 11:28:00

New giraffe arrives at Seneca Park Zoo

One-year-old Iggy, a female from the Virginia Zoo, is the second giraffe at Seneca Park Zoo, as the zoo works to open its new Savanna exhibit next month.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-17 15:27:42

Xerox cutting jobs in Webster, other locations

The positions that will be eliminated include IT software engineers, systems engineers, program managers and associated support as well as finance managers.Stay with News10NBC on-air and online for updates on this developing story.


Explosion blows out windows, door at Penfield bagel shop

The explosion occurred at Bruegger's Bagels, 2200 Penfield Road, around 4:45 a.m., and blew out several windows and a glass door at the eatery, according to emergency responders. No injuries were reported.

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2018-08-16 13:13:00

Car collides with rig on Rt. 390 South near Brooks Avenue

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Deputies said a car collided with a tractor trailer on Route 390 South Friday morning.This happened around 8:30 a.m. near Brooks Avenue.According to deputies, a 57-year-old woman was driving her car south and collided with a Freightliner rig.It is unclear exactly what led to

13 WHAM - 2018-08-17 09:25:59

Three man accused of beating, robbing man on Monroe Ave. in Brighton

BRIGHTON, NY (WROC) - Three men are facing charges after another man was beaten and robbed on Monroe Avenue, just north of Twelve Corners in Brighton.


Victor-based Constellation Brands buys $4B stake in marijuana company

VICTOR, NY (WROC) - Constellation Brands, the beer and wine-maker based in Victor, has purchased a massive $4 billion stake in marijuana company Canopy.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-16 17:26:08

Demolition for Whole Foods approved by Brighton Planning Board

The Brighton Town Planning Board has approved the demolition of the old Mario's Restaurant, Clover Lanes, and Mamasan's restaurant on Monroe Avenue to make way for the Whole Foods development project.


Indian-American psychiatrist accused of allegedly obtaining assets through fraud

Dr. Cheema accused of alleged asset obtainment through fraudOn August 15th, a formal complaint was lodged against Dr. Muhammad A. Cheema of Pittsford, NY, to expedite the forfeiture of assets allegedly acquired through fraudulent means, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.The

NEWSINDIATIMES.COM - 2018-08-16 11:47:03

Rochester Woman in Geneseo Arrested After Calling 911 on Herself for Prostitution

According to a report from the Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, deputies responded to a 911 call on Clearview Road in the Town of Geneseo. When the deputies met with the caller, Lynn M. Motyka, 27, to investigate the reason for the call, they discovered that Motyka had allegedly come to G


Man expected to recover after shooting in Rochester Tuesday

Police say the victim, a 32-year-old man, was shot at least once in the upper body. His wounds are not considered life-threatening.


State of Emergency declared for Monroe County due to flash flooding

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - A State of Emergency has been issued Tuesday morning in Monroe County, according to Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo.


Local doctor pleads guilty to child porn charges

ROCHESTER — A Wayne County doctor could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to charges related to child pornography.Dr. David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to three counts of receiving child pornography. The charges carry a combined maximum p


'Maybe I thought I was just clever enough': Ex-pediatrician admits to child porn, fondling girls

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A former pediatrician admitted Tuesday that hefondled young girlsat his daughter's sleep-overs, received thousands of images of child pornography, and owned pre-pubescent sex dolls.


Woman indicted for manslaughter for selling drugs leading to fatal OD

The Monroe County Heroin Task Force charged Melinda Hamelinck, 38, with second-degree manslaughter, two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.