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Rochester woman facing prostitution, other charges in Geneseo

Lynn M. Motyka, 27, had called 911 about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 13 from Clearview Drive in the town of Geneseo.

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-15 12:04:00

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

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2018-08-15 19:55:00

Cuomo issues state of emergency for NY counties affected by flooding

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a state of emergency for several upstate counties as heavy rainfall continues across much of New York.The state of emergency will be in effect through Aug. 21. It covers Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, St

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2018-08-14 18:08:00

Sparta man arrested on unlicensed driver charges, again

Bortle has a lengthy criminal history dating back to at least 2010, when he was charged by Wayland Police with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He continued to rack up criminal charges over the years,

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 12:00:00

Upstate NY 'kayak killer' to collect on dead fiance's life insurance

In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. (Jim Sabastian | Times-Herald Record | AP)

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 10:11:00

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.

ROCHESTERFIRST.COM - 2018-08-15 19:46:48

Late-night hosts mock President Trump's visit to Upstate NY (video)

Late-night TV has largely focused this week on former White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman's claims PresidentDonald Trumpused the N-word, but two hosts still found time to mock Trump over his visit to Upstate New York.Trump visitedFort Drumon Monday to sign a military bill named after Sen.John

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-15 07:53:00

After apprehension, Avon fugitive facing extradition to Montana

By THE LCN STAFFNEWS@LIVINGSTONNEWS.COMPREVNEXTAn Avon man was arrested as a fugitive from justice and is now facing extradition to Montana after a traffic stop in the village of Lima.On August 10, Deputy Matthew Thomas stopped a vehicle on Rochester Street in Lima for a traffic violation.The driver

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 12:21:00

Heavy rains cause flooding in New York's Finger Lakes area

Water could be seen overflowing from Montour Falls in Watkins Glen.ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) – The Finger Lakes area of New York is getting pounded by heavy rain.A State of Emergency has been declared for parts of Seneca County as heavy rains have led to flooding across the area.Emergency crews are

WFLA.COM - 2018-08-14 15:37:45

'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.

USA TODAY - 2018-08-14 19:49:00

Oneida County teen killed in hit-and-run crash after Darien Lake concert; driver charged

DARIEN, N.Y. -- An Oneida County teen was killed this weekend in a hit-and-run crash after leaving a concert at Darien Lake, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office.


Hamlin woman facing charges after allegedly driving wrong way on Interstate 390

Deputy Shawn Whitford, who was assigned to the Sheriff’s Operation Safe Interstate initiative, was on scene within a few seconds and observed the vehicle in question headed southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway. Whitford was able to travel parallel with the suspect vehicle and was ultima

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 15:37:00

Big casino, big debts: Resorts World Catskills owner lost $58 million in 5 months

MONTICELLO, NY -- The owner of the state's largest new casino -- built to help boost the Catskills economy -- lost $58 million in the first half of 2018, and $37.2 million of that in the second quarter alone.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 15:15:00

The weather science behind Tuesday's flash floods

If you dissect a typical storm system, there is an area of low pressure near the surface, and a second low well above the surface, typically well to the west of the surface low.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-08-14 10:01:00

Part of New York under State of Emergency due to flooding

Sheriff Tim Luce says the order is in effect for the Towns of Covert, Lodi, Ovid and Romulus -- including the villages of Interlaken, Lodi, and Ovid.

NBC4 COLUMBUS - 2018-08-14 13:59:11

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.

13 WHAM - 2018-08-14 10:49:44

Geneseo Woman Charged with Theft and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

According to a press release from the Geneseo Police Department, Samantha Irwin, 28, was charged with petit larceny and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Allegedly, Irwin stole a variety of items including grocery items, Tylenol, benadryl, drain cleaner, vitamins and Mike’s Hard Le


At Fort Drum, Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

President Donald Trump signs the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year 2019, during a signing ceremony Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Fort Drum, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)Hans Pennink


Tonawanda woman facing Leandra’s Law, other charges after crashing ATV, allegedly drunk, with children aboard

Responding Sheriff’s Office personnel arrived on scene and found that 51-year-old Sheryl A. Palermo was driving the ATV on Vanbuskirk Road with two children passengers, ages 8 and 10. The Sheriff’s Office investigation determined that due to high speeds, Palermo failed to navigate the intersection o

THELCN.COM - 2018-08-14 11:34:00

Police: Teen concertgoer killed in hit-run at Darien Lake

Authorities later found Lynskey in a ditch along Sumner Road. The teen from Hinckley, in central New York near Utica, was pronounced dead at the scene.