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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.
MISSING: Police continue search for missing 13-year-old girl after her sister was located early this morning
Rochester police continue to search for a missing 13-year-old girl after she went missing with her sister Tuesday afternoon. Police say Jazmine English is approximately 5'3", 160 pounds, with brown hair (but possibly wearing a black wig) and brown eye. She was last seen wearing a black and white jac
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
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.
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.
Brother, sister charged with assault in Ontario County
A brother and sister from Ontario County have been charged with assault in an incident that sent a Shortsville man to a hospital. Ontario County sheriff's deputies said a man was injured by a shotgun blast and then struck on the head by the gun Saturday night in a residence on Main Street in Shortsv
Child porn charges issued in Rochester Amber Alert case
The Rochester man police say took a 14-year-old girl to New York City last week, sparking an Amber Alert and a state-wide manhunt, was charged with production and possession of child pornography in federal court Tuesday.
Two killed in Ontario County house fire
SOUTH BRISTOL, N.Y. (WSYR-TV/WROC-TV) - Two people were killed in a massive house fire Thursday night, according to the Ontario County Sheriff.
$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
Jury selected in Ontario County predatory sexual assault trial
CANANDAIGUA — A jury consisting of six men and six women was selected in court on Monday for the trial of a Manchester man facing charges of sexual assault and rape of a minor.
Retired sheriff's deputy arrested, charged with striking and injuring 9-year-old
LEROY, N.Y. (WKBW) - A former Genesee County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with striking a 9-year-old child, causing injuries. Child Protective Services informed the Bureau of Criminal Investigation about the child abuse case. An investigation revealed that 50-year-old John Duyssen allegedly str
Police investigating shooting on Seneca Parkway
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Rochester Police officers are continuing to investigate a shooting that took place Tuesday on Seneca Parkway in Rochester shortly before 1 a.m. Officers say a 29-year-old Rochester man received at least one gunshot wound.
Crews begin demolition of apartment after massive fire in Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) - Workers have begun tearing down an apartment building on Thurston Road in Rochester after a five-alarm fire tore through the building. It took hours before crews were able to call the fire under control. Even as of 5 p.m., crews said small fires continued to burn.
WATCH: Victims' advocate speaks after removal of two Rochester priests
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - After two Rochester priests were removed from public ministry by the Diocese, a former priests, who now runs a charity that supports child abuse victims, is speaking in Rochester.
Traffic shut down near Glenwood Avenue Monday night, RPD investigate
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Traffic was shut down for a portion of time Monday night on the city's northwest side. Rochester police officers responded to the area of Finch Street and Glenwood Avenue just before 11 p.m.
Genesee Brewery Lights A Towering Beer Keg Christmas Tree
Thousands gathered on a cold night in downtown Rochester, New York last week to await the lighting of an enormous Christmas tree made out of hundreds of beer kegs. And not surprisingly the illumination of the only beer keg Christmas tree in the nation proved to be an event worth toasting.
Rochester man charged in bank robbery that led to crash appears in court
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - A Rochester man, accused of robbing a bank and almost running over a police officer with his vehicle as he tried to get away, appeared in court Monday morning to answer charges.
Geneva police trying to ID bank robber
ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) - Geneva police are trying to identify the person responsible for a bank robbery Monday morning. Officers were called to the Community Bank on Seneca Street at around 9 a.m. for the robbery. Investigators say a man wearing a mask displayed a handgun through a plastic bag and dem
The Midtown Monorail on display at NY Museum of Transportation
ROCHESTER (WROC) - The Midtown Monorail will now be on display in the New York Museum of Transportation in Henrietta. The monorail was a popular holiday tradition for many in Midtown Plaza from 1968 to Christmas Eve 2007. The city placed the monorail in storage following the demolition of the plaza,
Genesee Keg Tree bigger than ever this year
On Friday, Dec. 7, thousands of Rochesterians huddled together for warmth around gas heater pillars in the parking lot of the Genesee Brew House, eagerly awaiting the start of one of Rochester's youngest and quirkiest traditions. At just past the stroke of 7, the lights went up, running neon up and