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Deputies: Webster man uses fake cash at gas station

WILLIAMSON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A Webster man was arrested for attempting to use fake cash at a gas station in Williamson. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Christopher Bellingham was reported to deputies after trying to pass the counterfeit $20 bill.


All four suspects in alleged plot to attack Muslim community indicted by grand jury

Rochester, N.Y./Greece, N.Y. – All four suspects accused of plotting to attack a Muslim community near Binghamton have been indicted by a grand jury. 13WHAM previously reported that Brian Colaneri and Vincent Vetromile were indicted on at least one felony charge each.


BREAKING: Cuomo wants to close three more NY state prisons

Governor Cuomo announced Friday that three state correctional facilities will close under the new state spending plan. "In my first State of the State address eight years ago, I said prisons are not a jobs program. Since then, I am proud to have closed more prisons than any governor in history," Cuo


After rejecting NYC HQ, Mayor Warren calls on Amazon to reconsider Rochester

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - After Amazon announced Thursday that it will cancel plans for a new headquarters in New York City, Mayor Lovely Warren is pleading with Amazon leaders to reconsider Rochester.


Webster woman facing animal cruelty charges

FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A Webster woman is facing animal cruelty charges after Humane Society officers say she neglected an injured dog. Taletha Shaw, 45, was arrested Monday.


Rochester's Roots: Anna Murray Douglass

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- You may not know her name or her story, but she's one of the most important people in abolitionist history, especially here in Rochester. Anna Murray Douglass was the first wife of famed abolitionist and writer Frederick Douglass.


Double Initial Murders: The final victim

MACEDON, N.Y. (WHEC) -- This month, News10NBC is taking you Inside the Evidence of the Double Initial Murders. Three young Rochester girls were kidnapped, raped and murdered in the early 1970s.


Wegmans temporarily lowering prices in shutdown aftermath

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - To help those still working to make ends meet after the extended government shutdown, Wegmans announced Friday it is lowering its prices temporarily. Among other products, Wegmans pasta sauce will drop to 79 cents per jar, a dozen large eggs will be reduced to 99 cents and ble


Fmr. Rochester CEO accused of defrauing his own company out of thousands of dollars

Rochester, N.Y. – A federal grand jury has indicted a former CEO from Rochester on charges including wire fraud, filing a false tax return and money laundering. Michael Margiotta, 48, faces up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.


Taking a toll: Webster mom facing a $1,581 Thruway bill

WEBSTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- A mother in Webster, who was trying to help her daughter in college by paying a regular Thruway bridge toll, couldn't believe it when she got a bill for $1,581.


3 Webster High School students named national merit finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program determined which of the semifinalists named in September 2018 have met the requirements to advance to finalist standing in the competition.


New report shows Lake Ontario water levels higher now than before 2017 flooding

IRONDEQUOIT, NY (WHAM) -- Margaret Keefe still thinks about it every time she looks outside. “I used to stand here and watch the water creep up over his property," she says. “I mean, it didn’t stop until the end of July or even August. One day, the dock disappeared.”


Father, 4 daughters dead after upstate New York house fire

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Police say a man and four daughters from 4 to 14 years old have died after a fire tore through their home in northern New York. Watertown fire officials tell television station WWNY on Friday that Aaron Bodah, 38, and his daughters Skylar and Erin died Thursday and Alexa and Mer


Task Force: Rochester man sold crack cocaine in Batavia

BATAVIA — A Rochester man is facing four felony charges after a six-month investigation into crack cocaine sales in and around the city. Trevon R. Slaughter, 20, of Affinity Lane sold crack cocaine to an undercover officer on two separate occasions, according to members of the Genesee County Local D


Several injured, shooter apprehended at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant

Multiple people have been injured at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday and a shooter has been apprehended, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of an active shooter at the Henry Pratt Company, the city announced just after 2 p.m. CST.


Monroe County Democrats, Republicans endorse 2019 candidates

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) -- Both the Monroe County Republican and Democratic Committees endorsed their 2019 candidates Wednesday night. Republican Chairman Bill Reilich announced the committee is standing behind Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo and District Attorney Sandra Doorley for re-electio


Three face drug sale charges in Ontario County

Three Monroe County residents have been arrested after an investigation into sales of concentrated cannabis and marijuana in Ontario County. According to Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson, a vehicle driven by Austin Mitchell, 23, of 120 Drumlin View Drive, Victor, was stopped on Route 251 in th


Man falls through ice on Irondequoit Bay

Irondequoit, N.Y. – A man was taken to the hospital after falling into the ice on Irondequoit Bay Thursday. Firefighters say the man, believed to be in his 70s or 80s, was walking on the ice when he fell through and was partially submerged for about 15-20 minutes.


'Cool Women, Hot Jobs' career fair hosted in Rochester

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Local high school girls were given the chance to explore careers Friday through first-hand experience with female professionals. The seventh annual "Cool Women, Hot Jobs" career day event was held at Young Women's College Prep in Rochester. More than 30 local professional wome


More stores are now selling CBD; doctors look for more research

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) - CBD products are growing in popularity. CBD is a by-product of cannabis. It's legal, and you won't get high or fail a drug test if you use it. It's popping up in stores and on store fronts across Monroe County. Jeff Wood opened All Natural CBD on Lyell Avenue in Gates at the