East Ave. Wegmans Opens
Rochester, N.Y. - After years of planning, demolishing and building, East Avenue Wegmans has re-opened.
Woman Shot On N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, N.Y. - Police say a 20-year-old woman from Buffalo was shot on N. Clinton Avenue Saturday night.
Three People Stabbed On South Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. - Three people are recovering after police say they were stabbed on South Avenue Saturday night.
Assemblyman Lopez To Resign Monday
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - A New York assemblyman accused of sexually harassing young female staffers for years says he will resign before he's expelled from the Legislature.
Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In Florida
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - A lottery official says 1 winning ticket has been sold in Florida for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million.
Arrests After Fights Near Lilac Fest
Rochester, N.Y. - The Monroe County Parks Director said those skirmishes did not erupt inside the actual festival site...
Authorities: Hofstra Student Was Killed By Police
Mineola, N.Y. (AP) - Office responding to home invasion, according to authorities.
Advocates Plant Flags To Raise Awareness
Rochester, N.Y. – Group says there’s a housing shortage for people with developmental disabilities.
Man Arrested For Throwing Hoe, Beer At Woman
Palmyra, N.Y. - Wayne County Sheriff's officials said Adam Emison was hit with several charges.
Boaters Get Safety Tips As Season Begins
Rochester, N.Y. – Many people are breaking out their boats for the season, making this weekend a good time to reinforce some boating safety tips.
Trout Derby Sparks Kids' Interest In Fishing
Pittsford, N.Y. – Kids took to the streams at Power Mills Park Saturday morning to reel in some memories.
Powerball Jackpot Estimate Reaches $590.5 Million
The winning numbers are 22, 10, 13, 14, 52, and the powerball number 11.
Missing Irondequoit Woman Found In Watertown
Irondequoit, N.Y. -- Flor Guzman, 88, had been missing since 10:45 a.m. Saturday.
800 Volunteers Help in Final Clean Sweep
Rochester, N.Y. - Hundreds of volunteers showed up to spend their Saturday cleaning up the northeast quadrant of the city.
Arrest After Car Goes Into Pond
Penfield, N.Y. - A man has been charged with DWI after his car was pulled from a pond.
70 Injured After Train Derails
Fairfield, Conn. (AP) - Three people are in critical condition following a train crash in Connecticut that sent about 70 people to the hospital.
Robbery Leads to Shooting
Rochester, N.Y. - Police say a robbery led to a shooting on Merchants Rd. Friday night.
Man Injured in City Shooting
Rochester, N.Y. - A 22-year-old man was injured in a shooting on Kohlman Street Friday night.
Hitchhiker From Viral Video Arraigned On Murder Charge
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - A hitchhiker who became an online sensation but was arrested Thursday in a New Jersey man's beating death has been arraigned in Philadelphia.
Hague Street Resident: Feels Like A War Zone
Rochester, N.Y. -- Sounds of gunfire resulted in four people being injured and complete chaos throughout Hague Street, Friday afternoon.
Pew Survey Questions Gen X, Baby Boomer Savings
New York, N.Y. - The report says both of those groups are struggling to save enough money for retirement.
Monroe County Fair Likely To Move
Rochester, N.Y. – The plan still needs legislative approval.
Richards Releases 2013-2014 City Budget
Rochester, N.Y. — On Friday, Rochester Mayor Tom Richards released his 2013-2014 budget.
Remembering Fallen Police Officers: James Volz
Rochester, N.Y. - James Volz was just doing his job when he was killed.
UPDATE: Three Shot On Hague Street
Rochester, N.Y.- Rochester Police and emergency crews are responding to the scene of a shooting with multiple victims in the city of Rochester.
Orleans County Man Burned In Explosion
Carlton, N.Y. - A man from Orleans County is in the hospital following an explosion at his home.
New Jobs And Investment At Eastman Business Park
Rochester, N.Y.- A local business is adding new jobs as part of an expansion project at the former Kodak Park.
Powerball Jackpot Grows To Record $600 Million
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - The next drawing is Saturday night.
Circus Elephant Injured In Drive-By Shooting
Tupelo, Miss. (AP) - Authorities say a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephant was hit by a bullet in a drive-by shooting in Tupelo, Miss.
Bill Gates Regains Top Spot On "World's Wealthiest" List
(CNN) - The Microsoft founder passed Mexican business mogul Carlos Slim earlier this week, as Microsoft's stock price surged to a five-year high.
Assemblyman Lopez To Resign Amid Sex Scandal
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - Lopez says he'll step down June 20.
$1 Million In Jewels Stolen During Cannes Film Fest
(AP) - Thieves ripped out a small safe from the wall of a hotel room and made off with the jewels.
Large Palmyra Fire Deemed 'Suspicious'
Palmyra, N.Y. - Wayne County Sheriff's deputies say the investigation is still ongoing.
Earthquake Strikes Canada; Rumblings Felt In Rochester
Canada - Magnitude 4.4 quake hits Shawville at 9:43 a.m. Friday.
Unemployment Rate Drops In New York State
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - State labor officials say New York's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent in April, the lowest since the end of the Great Recession in 2009.
Local Construction Companies Form Joint Venture, Set Sights On Canandaigua
Canandaigua, N.Y. – Morgan Management, LLC and LeChase Construction Services, LLC will work together in developing new property on the Canandaigua lakeshore.
'Field of Dreams’ Boasts Baseball Greats at Frontier Field
Rochester, N.Y. - Baseball legends will play ball at Frontier Field Saturday.
Warren Challenging Richards - Democratic Split?
Rochester, N.Y. - The Democratic Party may be more split than originally thought over the candidates for Rochester mayor.
Pot Smokers Are Skinnier
A new study shows marijuana users could be skinnier than those who have not used the drug.
Former RPO Director Remmereit With Chamber Orchestra
Rochester, N.Y. - Former RPO Music Director Arild Remmereit has a new job.
Firefighter Hurt in Early Morning Fire
Rochester, N.Y. - A firefighter was hurt battling a fire on Post Avenue shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.
Women Accuse NY Assemblyman Of Inappropriate Conduct
Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Assembly could be on the brink of another ethics scandal.
Man Shot On Reynolds Street
Rochester, N.Y. - A man is expected to recover after he was shot Thursday night,
Citizens Help Four Escape Burning Home
Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Police said citizens helped save four people from a burning home early Friday morning.
Lilac Festival Picking Up Steam
Rochester, N.Y. – Warm weather attracting big crowds.
Waste Watch: Canandaigua Harbor Hotel
Canandaigua, NY - A large new hotel and conference center has not moved forward as projected.
Your Stories: Beach Battle Over Patio
Rochester, N.Y.--A bitter beach battle that is already three years old will continue. It centers around one homeowners patio.
Rochester Men Indicted In Software Scheme
Rochester, N.Y. – Brian Wergin and Bohdan Luzecky were indicted on mail fraud charges.
Going Over The Edge For A Cause
Rochester, N.Y. – On Friday May 17, Seneca Waterways Council Boy Scouts will host a unique fundraiser where donors get to rappel 21 stories.
Cuomo Disclosure Shows $1.8M Or More In Assets
Albany, N.Y. - Disclosures by elected officials, part of ethics legislation Cuomo authored, sets values in dollar ranges.
Remembering Fallen Police Officers: Harold Shaw
Rochester, N.Y. - Officer Harold Shaw discovered a burglary in progress while on duty in December of 1959.
Scerbo & Merkel Trial Underway
Rochester, N.Y. -- The two face charges related to the death of a Fairport teacher who was struck and killed while riding her bike last summer.
Student Loan Interest Rates In Jeopardy
Rochester, N.Y. – Federal Subsidized Stafford loans could jump to 6.8% on July 1st.
Update: 22 Arrested For Suspected Drug Dealing In Livingston County
Geneseo, N.Y. - "Spring Sweep" nets biggest arrests in smallest communities
Democrats Vs. Republicans: Tensions High In County Legislature
Rochester, N.Y. - They've always disagreed, but many lawmakers say things have never been this contentious on the Monroe County Legislature before.
Powerball Prize Climbs to $550M
Des Moines, Iowa (AP) - No one matched all of Wednesday's numbers.
Local Lawmakers Propose New Crime Bill
Rochester, N.Y .- The number of threats against federal prosecutors and judges from 2003-2012 has nearly doubled, and after the murders of two district attorneys in Texas, state lawmakers are taking action to protect their own.
Oneidas Reach Deal With NY On Casino Operations
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - The Oneida Indians have struck a deal with the Cuomo administration to guarantee exclusive territory for their central New York casino in exchange for an estimated $50 million in annual payments to the state.
Local Company Given Award For Bicycle Safety Dedication
Henrietta, N.Y.- A local company received an award Thursday for its dedication to bicycle safety after an employee was severely injured in a bicycle accident.
Rochester/Syracuse, WNY Planned Parenthood To Merge
Rochester, N.Y. - The two organizations will have a hub office in the Rochester area.
Former "Eagles" Guitarist Joins Jazz Fest Lineup
Rochester, N.Y. - Don Felder is the newest addition to an already star-studded roster.
21 People Arrested In Drug Sweep In Livingston County
Livingston County, N.Y. - Police target alleged street and mid-level drug suppliers.
Police: Stolen Pick-Up Truck Found In Erie Canal
Springwater, N.Y.- Divers from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office located a pick-up truck in the Erie Canal that was stolen during a home invasion robbery in Livingston County.
Wall Of Remembrance On Display At Public Safety Building
Rochester, N.Y.- A Wall of Remembrance is now on display in the lobby of the Monroe County Public Safety Building.
Soccer Star David Beckham Announces His Retirement
(AP) - 38 year-old will retire at end of the season.
Three New Stores Coming To Eastview Mall
Victor, N.Y. - The Art of Shaving, Tilly's, and Toys "R" Us Express coming soon.
Whaley Named Bills General Manager
Doug Whaley has been named General Manager of the Buffalo Bills
Top Baby Names
Washington - The Social Security Administration has announced the most popular baby names in New York for 2012.
Angelina Jolie To Have Ovaries Removed
Angelina Jolie is not finished with preventive surgeries.
Tiny Preemies Get Boost From Live Music Therapy
Chicago (AP) - A rock song says music can soothe the soul but hospitals are finding it can help premature infants and other sick babies, too.
Feds Propose Child Care Overhaul
Washington (AP) - Officials say they want to overhaul federally funded child care facilities, beefing up safety standards and requiring states to better monitor the facilities.
Venezuela Is Running Out Of Toilet Paper
Caracas, Venezuela (AP) - The Venezuelan government says it will import 50 million rolls of toilet paper.
GOP Bill Would Give Students Lower Interest Rates
Washington - House Republicans are looking at a student loan system that would give students lower interest rates...but would cost them more over time.
Vehicle Hits Pole, Downs Wires—Driver Flees
Clarkson, N.Y. - An overnight accident is affecting traffic on West Ridge Road because of some downed wires.
Coin Tossing Breaks Tie In Mayoral Race
Manila, Philippines (AP) - What do you do when two candidates running for mayor in the Philippines get exactly the same number of votes?
No Powerball Winner, So Jackpot Soars To $550 Million
(AP) The Powerball jackpot, which had been roughly $360 million, soared to $550 million because not one winning ticket was sold in advance of Wednesday’s drawing.
Obama: IRS Targeting Behavior “Inexcusable”
Washington - The White House is trying to recover from a week full of controversies -- the IRS being one of them.
Merkel, Scerbo Trials Begin In Death Of Heather Boyum
Rochester, N.Y. – In what will be a very public trial, jury selection took two full weeks.
Summer Job Market Looking Sunny
Rochester, N.Y.—According to a recent survey, the summer job market is looking bright.
Six Confirmed Dead in Texas Tornadoes
Granbury, Texas (AP) - Officials say at least six people were killed when a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas.
Two Arrested In 2012 Robberies At 7-Eleven Stores
Rochester, N.Y. - Police said tips from the community led to the arrests.
Winning Numbers In Powerball Jackpot
Rochester, N.Y. - Prize grew to $363.9 million before Wednesday night drawing.
More Emails Released About Benghazi
Washington, D.C. - 99 pages of emails released on Wednesday.
Waste Watch: Family Asking The State To Use Common Sense
They say there's a better, cheaper way to get needed medical equipment.
Police Search Canal For Vehicle Stolen During Home Invasion
Springwater, N.Y. - Divers from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spent Wednesday searching the Erie Canal for a pick-up truck stolen during a home invasion robbery in Livingston County.
Man Arrested For DWI On Lawn Mower: “I made a mistake”
Oakfield, N.Y. --- The man arrested for DWI and marijuana-related charges while riding his lawn mower tells 13WHAM News he knows he made a mistake.
Police Arrest Juvenile In Stabbing On East Broad Street
Rochester, N.Y.- Rochester Police arrested a juvenile in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy earlier this month.
Police Need Help Finding Suspect In Triple Shooting On York Street
It was a drive-by shooting that fatally injured a 20 year old and wounded two others.
JetBlue, Southwest Top Customer Satisfaction List
(CNN) - There are more smiles in the friendly skies.
FDA Approves Radiation-Based Prostate Cancer Drug
Washington (AP) - The new injectable drug uses radiation to treat advanced prostate cancer that has spread to the bones.
Some Geneva Students Dismissed Early Over Power Outage
Geneva, N.Y. - NYSEG says it will take "some time" to restore power to the buildings.
Costco To Anchor "CityGate" Development
Rochester, N.Y. - Wholesale club will be located at the soon to be developed CityGate at corner of Westfall and East Henrietta Roads.
Abby Wambach 'Head'Lines ESPN Wednesday Night
Pittsford - Local soccer star will be the center of a new ESPN Films’ SEC “Storied”, set to make its television debut at 8 p.m.
Made in our Hometown: Teenager's Gift for Opera
Rochester, NY - Aaron Bigeleisen has a rare gift, and he's ready to share it with the world.
Wegmans Sneak Peek
Rochester, N.Y. – It’s seemed like a long three months for loyal shoppers of the East Avenue Wegmans.
NH City Sues Parking Meter 'Robin Hood' Group
Keene, N.H. (AP) - The city of Keene, N.H., has sued a group that feeds change into parking meters that are about to expire, saying members are harassing enforcement officers.
Police Ticket Driver Involved In Head-On Crash In York
York., N.Y. –Several people were injured in an accident Wednesday morning, according to the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office.
FBI Vs. IRS - Conservatives Say They're Targeted
Washington - Employees of the IRS are coming face to face with the FBI today. At issue: whether IRS officials violated the civil rights of Tea Party and other conservative groups.
Another Military Sex Assault Prompts Order to Re-Train
Washington (ABC) —Another sex assault allegation has led to an order that all military sexual assault prevention coordinators and recruiters be re-trained, re-credentialed and re-screened.
Lawn Mower DWI In Genesee Co.
Genesee Co., N.Y. – Scott Mckenzie, 26, of Oakfield was arrested Tuesday by Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies.
West Webster First Responders Honored
Webster/Monroe Co., N.Y. - First responders at the Christmas Eve shootings in Webster were honored before a meeting at the Monroe County Legislature Tuesday night.
Man Dead 40 Minutes - Revived By New Device
Melbourne, Australia - A new CPR technique in Australia is getting attention from the medical community.
Minimal Frost Damage Reported For Local Growers
Finger Lakes/Ithaca, N.Y. - Early reports from local growers are good following the concerns about frost damage Tuesday.
Police Identify Man Shot on Murray St.
Rochester, N.Y. -- Police say Ronald Britt is currently in serious condition at the hospital.
Advisory Board Approved For Monroe Community Hospital
Monroe Co., N.Y. - The move comes days after Monroe Community Hospital's director was fired amid abuse allegations.
Congressman Seeks Surgical Solution To Obesity
Corning, N.Y. --- Rep. Tom Reed explains his decision to undergo gastric bypass surgery in February. He’s lost more than 70-pounds since then.
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In York Street Shooting
Rochester, N.Y. -- Police say 20-year-old Kierra Jones was killed in the drive-by shooting.
County Republicans Name Steve Tucciarello Majority Leader
Rochester, N.Y. – Tucciarello succeeds Anthony Daniele who stepped down.
City Council Approves Food Truck Pilot Program
Rochester, N.Y. – The program will start in June.
Sheriffs: Nunda Man Arrested After Threatening Workers, Deputy With Rifle
Nunda, N.Y. – Aaron Dudley was arraigned on the felony charge of menacing a police officer.
$80M To Help Local Governments In NYS Survive
Albany, N.Y. - Some local officials at Cuomo's press conference welcomed the approach as another tool.
Tops To Open Fuel Station At Ontario Store
Ontario, N.Y. – The fuel station will open Wednesday.
Two Brothers Sentenced For Employing Illegal Immigrants
Rochester, N.Y. - The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the brothers knew that the illegal immigrants were not authorized to work in the United States.
Remember Fallen Police Officers: Ron Siver
Officer Ron Siver was an experienced diver, he died trying to find a missing boater in 1984.
Remembering Fallen Police Officers: Victor Woodhead
Detective Woodhead was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect in 1932.
Mother/Daughter Opt For Radical Surgery To Prevent Cancer
Perry, N.Y. - Women react to revelations from Angelie Jolie
Apple Picking Near U Of R Campus
Rochester, N.Y. -- Smartphone related thefts are becoming all too familiar for students and faculty at the University of Rochester.
New Charges For Seneca County Man Accused In Son's Death
Waterloo, N.Y.- The Seneca County man accused of killing his son is facing new charges.
Powerball Jackpot Grows To $360 Million
Rochester, N.Y.- The jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing continues to grow.
ABC Announces Fall TV Lineup
New York, N.Y. - New shows added, along with a change to "Dancing With The Stars."
Simpson Back In Court As Lawyers Mount New Trial Bid
Las Vegas (AP) – O.J. Simpson is back in a Las Vegas courtroom for day two of a hearing dissecting his former lawyer's work in his 2008 robbery-kidnapping conviction.
Attorney General Orders Probe Into IRS Targeting Groups
Washington (AP) – Attorney General Eric Holder says he's ordered a Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny.
Bushnell's Basin Bridge Construction Postponed
Perinton, N.Y. - The DOT announced a new start date to replace the bridge that carries an exit and entrance ramp between Route 96 and Interstate 490 in town of Perinton.
NTSB Wants to Toughen Alcohol Limit for Drivers
(AP) - NTSB is calling on the U.S. to lower the allowable blood alcohol level for drivers by 35 percent.
Prince Harry Arrives To See NJ Storm Damage
New Jersey (AP) - Prince Harry touring two shore towns hit hard by Superstorm Sandy.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell Could Get Death Penalty
Philadelphia - A jury will decide next week if Dr. Kermit Gosnell will face the death penalty.
3 In Car In Pond Near Marketplace Monday Night
Henrietta, N.Y. - A car ended up in a pond behind Marketplace Mall Monday night.
Angelina Jolie Had Double Mastectomy
Los Angeles (AP) - Angelina Jolie said she's had a preventive double mastectomy.
Dr. Joyce Brothers Dies
New York, N.Y. - The popular psychologist pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s.
Food Trucks Could Soon Serve Downtowners
Rochester, N.Y. - The city could move closer to allowing food trucks in the city at a vote tonight.
RIT Student Fell From Car In March, Out Of Hospital
Rochester, N.Y. – An RIT student was hospitalized earlier this year after falling from a moving vehicle.
IRS Behaving Badly By Scrutinizing Conservative Groups?
Washington - More about the IRS’s treatment of political groups is coming to light.
Ex-Firefighter Jailed For Sex Abuse
Medina, N.Y. - A former Orleans County firefighter is going to jail for sexually abusing two teen boys last year.
Crash In Parma, Car Found In Woods
Parma, N.Y. - Sheriff's deputies from several counties responded to the scene of an early morning crash in Parma.
Minnesota Legislature Approves Gay Marriage
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota is set to become the 12th U.S. state where gay couples can get married.
Farmers Closely Watching Crops And Overnight Temperatures
Waterport, N.Y. – On Monday night into Tuesday morning, farmers across Western New York were closely monitoring the freezing temperatures.
AP Reporters' Phone Records Obtained by Justice Dept.
Washington (AP) - The Justice Department has secretly obtained two months of telephone records of journalists.
Third Arrest in Home Invasion
Perinton, N.Y. - Three people are facing charges after a home invasion last week in Perinton.
Gravestones Vandalized at Mt. Hope Cemetery
Rochester, N.Y. - Mt. Hope Cemetery is making security changes after recent vandalism.
Man Shot In Rochester Monday Night
Rochester, N.Y.- The victim is expected to survive.
Powerball Jackpot Now Third Largest In History
Rochester, N.Y.- The jackpot for Wednesday night's Powerball drawing is an estimated $350 million.
Waste Watch: Gift Cards And Bonuses Paid For By Taxpayers
Incentives, new vehicles for Rochester Border Patrol even though Ferry is gone
State Republicans Respond To Abortion Doctor Conviction
ALBANY, N.Y. - Senate Republicans said that the conviction of a Philadelphia abortion doctor bolsters their opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's abortion proposal.
No New Surveillance Cams For Rochester (This Year)
Rochester, N.Y.--Over the past 18 years, Sallie Willingham has witnessed break-ins, heard shootings, and seen countless youths gather at the intersection of Broad and Smith Streets.
Friends And Colleagues Remember Pittsford Couple Killed In Accident
Mechanicsburg, PA - 63-year-old George Weed and his wife, 64-year-old Kathleen Weed died in a crash on Route 81.
Honoring Fallen Rochester Police Officer William O'Brien
Officer William O'Brien was shot to death in 1919 while responding to a burglary call.
NY Attorney General Seeks Help For Cell Thefts
(AP) - New York state's attorney general is asking smartphone makers to do more to protect consumers from violent street crimes known as "Apple picking," or cell phone thefts.
Police Searching For Suspect In Geneva Burglaries
Geneva, N.Y.- Geneva Police are searching for a man wanted for questioning in connection with burglaries at two local businesses.
Construction Begins On Bushnell's Basin Bridge
Perinton, N.Y. – Construction began Monday on a project to replace the bridge carrying traffic from Route 96 to Interstate 490 westbound in Bushnell’s Basin.
Buddy Nix Stepping Down As Bills GM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP) - Buddy Nix is stepping down as the Buffalo Bills general manager, the team has announced.
Webster Woman Sentenced For Pizza Shop Robberies
Rochester, N.Y.- A local woman who robbed two pizza shops in Penfield and Webster last year was sentenced Monday.
Conesus Man Charged In Marijuana Growing Operation
Springwater, N.Y.- A man from Livingston County is facing drug charges after police said they discovered a significant marijuana growing operation.
Future RIT Student Spoils The Spoilers
Nashua, N.H.. – Spoiler: an incoming Rochester Institute of Technology freshman has a big future. At 17, she’s already invented something that will make many Twitter users/TV watchers very happy.
Two Hurt In Thruway Crash
Newstead, N.Y. (AP) – State police said two people were taken to Buffalo hospitals after their vehicle crashed off the Thruway and overturned.
12-Year-Old dies In ATV Accident
Baldwin, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in rural Baldwin.
Last Day For Morning-After Pill Appeal
New York, N.Y. (AP) - The government only has until today to appeal a New York judge's ruling to lift age restrictions on the morning-after pill.
OJ Simpson Hopes For New Trial In Return To Court
OJ Simpson Hopes For New Trial In Return To Court
Ice Pushes On Shore, Into Homes At 3 Feet Per Minute
Lake Mille Lacs, Minn. - Strong winds pushed a massive sheet of ice into a Minnesota neighborhood this weekend, destroying parts of houses.
Farmworkers’ Protection – Reason For Albany Rally Monday
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - Advocates for farmworkers plan a rally at the state Capitol.
470,000 Chrysler Vehicles Recalled
Chrysler Group LLC is calling back 470,000 SUVs worldwide due to a software glitch that could trigger an unwanted gear shift into neutral.
Suspect's Brothers Speak Out
Cleveland, Ohio - Ariel Castro's brothers, Pedro and Oni, who were initially suspected as accomplices, have been cleared and spoke for the first time since their arrest.
Police: Driver Sped Through Red Light, Hit 2 Cars
Rochester, N.Y. - There is new information about the three-car crash on Sunday, in which nine were hospitalized.
Irondequoit 590 Bridge Closes
rondequoit, N.Y. - The bridge carrying Route 590 over East Ridge Road will close to traffic beginning after morning rush hour.
Man Shot On Hudson Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. - Rochester police continue to look for suspects after a man was shot in the city Sunday night.
Barbara Walters Announces 2014 Retirement
The legendary newscaster will leave TV journalism next summer.
How Well Do You Know Your Neighbors?
Rochester, N.Y. – In light of the recent the Cleveland kidnappings, many people are asking that question.
Sheriffs: Farmington Man Had 569 Pot Plants In Home
Farmington, N.Y. – Gerald Mayzak was arrested for possession of marijuana.
Kids Get Safety Tips At Bike Rodeo
Rochester, N.Y. – It is Roc the Bike Week in Rochester, and bicycle safety for kids was the focus Sunday.
Police: 18 Hurt At New Orleans Mother's Day Parade Shooting
New Orleans, La. - The Times-Picayune reports there were about 200 people at the event when gunfire erupted.
Nine People Injured In Three-Car Crash
Rochester, N.Y. -- Nine people have been transported to area hospitals.
Farmers Prepare For Possible Frost
Wayne County, N.Y. – So far, it’s been a good spring for farmers in Western New York, but a chance of frost could change that.
'Gatsby' Gives 'Iron Man 3' A Run For Its Money
Los Angeles, Calif. - Leonard DiCaprio's "The Great Gatsby" partied like it was the Roaring Twenties with a $51.1 million debut.
Arrest In Fatal Hit-And-Run
Cohocton, N.Y. (AP) - State police say an 18-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle on County Road 36 in Steuben County.
Gun Stolen In Livingston County Home Invasion
Springwater, N.Y. - Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies are asking for the public's help finding three suspects involved in a home invasion.
Stabbing Leads to Police Chase
Rochester, N.Y. - A stabbing on Lyell Avenue led police on a chase that ended in Penfield.
Two People Injured in Stabbing
Rochester, N.Y. - Police are investigating after two people were stabbed on Main Street near Alexander Street.
Pittsford Couple Dies In PA Crash
Mechanicsburg, PA - George Weed, 63, and his wife, Kathleen Weed, 64, died in a crash involving a tractor trailer Friday.
Webster’s Lake Road Residents Begin To Rebuild
Webster, N.Y. – Residents whose homes were destroyed in the Christmas Eve ambush begin to rebuild.
Rain Doesn't Disrupt Dachshund Parade
Rochester, N.Y. – Hundreds of dachshunds and their owners strutted their stuff downtown at the 12th annual Rochester Dachshund Parade Saturday.
Democrats Pick Beebe For Greece Supervisor Race
Greece, N.Y. – Dick Beebe will face Republican Bill Reilich.
Local Restaurants Dish Up Health Food For Bragging Rights
Rochester, N.Y. – Bragging rights were on the line for six local restaurants Saturday at the ROC-CHOP Challenge, part of the Be a Healthy Hero Campaign, at Water Street Music Hall.
16-Year-Old Student Charged After Threatening To Shoot People At School
Phelps, N.Y. – 16-year-old Shane Fowler is charged with disorderly conduct from the statements he apparently made at...
Robber Hits Five Banks, Gets Cash From Two
New York (AP) - The bandit hit a bank on Manhattan's Upper West Side at 12:50 p.m. Friday and robbed or tried to rob four more banks by 2 p.m.
Students Learn Citizenship Skills In Raider Challenge
Irondequoit, N.Y. - Members of the military stationed themselves at Durand Eastman Park Saturday. Just not for the reasons you might think...
Celebrating Spring & Lilacs
Rochester, N.Y. – Lilacs have been drawing people to Rochester for over a century, and the flowers are in full bloom for this year’s festival.
Runners Raise Awareness for Huntington's Disease
Rochester, N.Y. - Runners hit the streets Saturday to raise awareness for a rare disease.
Volunteers Help Clean Up Rochester Neighborhood
Rochester, N.Y. - The city's Clean Sweep program continued Saturday in the southwest quadrant.
Teens Injured After Train Hits Car
Torrey, N.Y. - Two teenagers were hospitalized Friday night after a train struck their car.
Darien Lake Opens For The Season
Darien, N.Y. - Darien Lake kicked off its 2013 season Saturday. The theme park is now open for the summer.
Spacewalkers Repair Leak At Space Station
Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP) - Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Saturday to tackle an ammonia leak in the power cooling system.
Whistleblower: Spring Firing Could Change Culture At MCH
Rochester, N.Y.---Karen Fabi said the firing of Monroe Community Hospital director Todd Spring will have a positive influence on others throughout the hospital.
Newtown Panel: Tear Down Sandy Hook, Rebuild
Newtown, Conn. - A task force of 28 town elected officials unanimously recommended the plan Friday night.
Two Suspects Identified In Perinton Home Invasion
Perinton, N.Y. – Michael Corvelli and Roy Calentinez were arrested Friday morning.
Party In The Park Adds Premium Seating, Art Tent
Rochester, N.Y. – Other previous additions include local food trucks and local beer and wine options.
Lobbying Group Donations Fall Off With New NY Rule
Albany, N.Y. - A lobbying group created to support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's policies saw a drop off from $17 million in donations in 2011 to zero after donors had to be identified by law.
590 Bridge Over E. Ridge Road To Close Monday
Irondequoit, N.Y. – The bridge will be closed through October.
White House Dismisses Benghazi Criticism
Washington - The emails show White House officials were aware of the concerns from other agencies.
Perinton Home Invasion Leads To Rochester Standoff
Rochester, N.Y. – Three suspects arrested in connection with a home invasion Thursday night.
Monroe County Launches Safe Prom Campaign
Rochester, N.Y. - – The campaign is designed to encourage students make healthy choices when it comes to drugs and alcohol on prom night.
Rochester Lilac Festival Tough For Allergy Sufferers
Rochester, N.Y. – The 115th annual Rochester Lilac Festival kicked off Friday.
Lion Cubs Featured In New Zoo Cam
Rochester, N.Y. - The Seneca Park Zoo's nine-week-old lion cubs are now the stars of a 24-hour Zoo Cam.
Man Guilty Of Murdering Rochester Teen
Rochester, N.Y. - Devonte Lively was found guilty of second degree murder Friday.
Rochester SummerFest Lineup Announced
Rochester, N.Y. - The musical lineup for Rochester’s upcoming SummerFest was unveiled Friday.
Sesame Street Welcomes New Character
(ABC News) - Armando is played by 26-year old Ismael Cruz Cordova.
Monroe Community Hospital Director Fired
Rochester, N.Y. - Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks made the announcement Friday afternoon.
Man Accused Of Brandishing Gun At Driver
Victor, N.Y. - Richard Saxby now faces menacing charges.
Dewey Avenue Stand-Off Ends Peacefully
Rochester, N.Y. - Police say person inside home is now in custody.
King, Messiah: New Baby Names Suggest High Hopes
Talk about high expectations for a newborn: King and Messiah are among the fastest-rising baby names for American boys.
Global Hackers Deftly Lift $45 Million From ATMs
New York (AP)- A sophisticated network of thieves drained cash machines around the globe of an astonishing $45 million in mere hours.
S Korea Pres. Fires Her Spokesman After Charges Of Sex Abuse
(ABC) South Korea's president fired her spokesman Yoon Chang-jung after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old intern.
OJ Simpson To Get Hearing On Bid For New Trial
Las Vegas (AP) - O.J. Simpson is heading back to the Las Vegas courthouse where he was convicted of leading an armed robbery of two sports memorabilia dealers to ask a judge for a new trial.
Rochester's Lilac Festival Opens Today
Rochester, N.Y. - Lots of music will fill the air along with the scent of 550 varieties of lilacs in Highland Park, starting today, Friday, May 10.
Court Hearing For Man Accused Of Killing Brockport Student
Rochester, N.Y. - The man accused of killing a freshman at the College at Brockport appeared in court for an evidence-related hearing Friday.
Castro’s Daughter: "Never want to see him again"
Cleveland, Ohio - The daughter of the man accused of kidnapping three girls in Ohio is speaking out.
Ariel Castro’s Ex-relatives Say He Beat Wife, Locked Her Indoors
Cleveland (AP) - The man accused of holding three women captive for a decade in his Cleveland home terrorized and beat the mother of his children and locked her indoors, her relatives say.
Crated, Abused Dogs – 36 Adopted, 2 Face Charges
Warsaw, N.Y. - A father and son are facing animal abuse charges after 44 dogs were found crammed into small crates.
Tunisian Man Denies NY Terror Cell Plot Claims
NEW YORK (AP) - A defense lawyer says a Tunisian man arrested in New York and accused of trying to stay in the United States illegally to build a terrorism cell denies the accusations.
NASA: Space Station Power System Radiator Leaking
WASHINGTON (AP) - The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost's commander calls the situation serious, but not life-threatening.
Jury Deliberations Set For Friday in Lively Trial
Rochester, N.Y. - Closing arguments were made Thursday afternoon.
Woman Dead After Being Hit By Two Cars
Rochester, N.Y. - Rochester Police released the name of the 24-year-old woman killed after being hit by two vehicles on West Main Street Thursday night.
Filming Of Amazing Spider-Man 2 Wraps Up
Rochester, N.Y.--After more than a week, the filming and subsequent street closures, car crashes, webslingers and explosions are finished in Rochester.
Spider-Man Filming Wraps Up Downtown
Rochester, N.Y. - On Thursday, Columbia Pictures completed the filming of a "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" chase scene in downtown Rochester.
RCSD Budget Approved
Rochester, N.Y. – $734 million budget passed by Board of Ed unanimously.
Dr. Berk Cycling Again
Pittsford, N.Y. – Four years ago, URMC’s CEO broke his neck in a cycling accident.
Suspected Cancer Cluster Survivor Meets Another Milestone
She was one of five children in a suspected cancer cluster and one of only two survivors...
Parents Accused Of Committing Crimes With Kids In The Car
Livingston County, N.Y. – Antony Bragg and Kristy Turner, charged with burglary and endangering the welfare of a child.
Former RPD Chief To Be Public Safety Director
Rochester, N.Y. - The man picked to be the new Monroe County Public Safety Director is a familiar face in Rochester.
Wyoming County Man Charged WIth 44 Counts Of Animal Abuse
Middlebury, N.Y. - A man from Wyoming County is charged with 44 counts of animal abuse after authorities discovered dozens of dogs at the end of his driveway, crammed into three crates.
Ohio Kidnapping Suspect's Brothers Released From Custody
Cleveland, Ohio- Cleveland police say the two brothers of the man accused of keeping women captive in his house have been released from custody.
Poll: More And More Americans Comfortable With Gay Rights, Marriage
(ABC News) - A new ABC News/Washington Post post reveals how Americans feel gay rights.
K9 To Be Named For Fallen Webster Firefighter
Greece, N.Y. - Police will name the dog "Chip" after Lt. Mike Chiapperini.
Monroe County Health Director Retiring
Monroe County - Dr. Andrew Doniger spent more than twenty years as the health director.
Cuomo: NY Indian Casinos Could Face Competition
Albany, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York's Indian casinos could face competition in their backyards if tribes and the state fail to reach agreements in the coming months.
Luke Bryan Headlines NYS Fair Grandstand
Syracuse, N.Y. - Country music reigns at 2013 New York State Fair.
No Tan Challenge for Prom
Thursday, 5/9/13, 10:46am - Prom season is here, which means tanning season is here. Doctors say that's a problem.
Police: Boston Bombing Suspect Buried
Boston (AP) - Police say body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried outside of the city.
Police: Suspect Broke Into Home, Sexually Assaulted Victim
Leroy, N.Y. - Police are investigating a Thursday morning home invasion and sexual assault in the Village of Leroy.
Prescription Meds Spending Shows Rare Dip In 2012
Trenton, N.J. (AP) - Spending on prescription medicines in the U.S. fell for the first time in more than five decades last year.
Castro Arraigned For Rape, Kidnapping; Bail $2 M In Each Case
Cleveland (AP) - Ariel Castro has been arraigned on charges of rape and kidnapping days after three women missing for about a decade were found alive at his home.
Rochester Shares $1.4M To Clean Up Contamination
Rochester, N.Y. — Rochester is one of five communities to share $1.4 million to clean up abandoned and contaminated sites.
Walmart Suspicious Package Turns Out To Be Fishfinder
Henrietta, N.Y. – Bomb squad called in after a suspicious package was found inside Walmart store.
Wrigley Takes New Caffeinated Gum Off Market
Washington (AP) - A Food and Drug Administration investigation into the safety of caffeine-added foods has prompted Wrigley to take its new caffeinated gum off the market for the time being.
NY's Cardinal Dolan Investigating NJ Priest In Child Molestation Case
Newark, N.J. (AP) - New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan is closely following the case of a New Jersey priest who defied an agreement to stay away from children.
Vehicle Shears Utility Pole, Driver Flees
Rochester, N.Y. – Wednesday night, a vehicle traveling west crashed into a utility pole on Remington Street and sheared the pole in two.
Woman Accused of $46K in Welfare Fraud
Albion, N.Y. - Sheriff's deputies in Orleans County say a woman raked in more than $46,000 in a welfare fraud case.
Last Day For Spider-Man Filming Downtown Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. - Today will be the end of filming for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 chase scene in downtown Rochester.
Neighbors, School Board President Meet About East HS Fights
Rochester, N.Y.-- On Wednesday night, residents near East High School met with the Rochester School Board president regarding recent fights in the neighborhood.
Rochester Police Officer Of The Year
Rochester, N.Y. - Officer Tim Gourlay won honor Wednesday ngiht.
Classroom Heads To Court
Rochester, N.Y. – Students argue before real judges.
Apartment Project Goes Before City’s Preservation Board
Rochester, N.Y. – Wednesday’s hearing draws a crowd.
A Census First: Black Voter Turnout Passes Whites
Washington - Despite increasing population, the number of white voters declined for the first time since 1996.
Cuomo Pushes Idea Of Sharing Wealth Of Casinos
Albany, N.Y. - Voters would have to approve the idea in a referendum this year or next year.
Text Messages Revealed At Lively Murder Trial
Rochester, N.Y. --- Text messages sent and received by DeVonte Lively’s phone hint at what may have transpired before and after Larie Butler was killed.
Philly’s Most Wanted Captured In Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. --- U.S. Marshals and local police captured a man who was named one of the Most Wanted fugitives by authorities in Philadelphia.
Fallen Webster Lt. Chiapperini Honored In Albany
Albany, N.Y. – Lt. Mike Chiapperini's name was added to a wall that now contains the names of more than 1,300 police officers in New York State killed in the line of duty.
One Arrest In Greece Car Break-Ins
Greece, N.Y. -- One teen is now facing charges related to just two of the many overnight car break-ins that police are still investigating.
Law Enforcement Agencies Train With Dangerous Reptiles
Rochester, N.Y. – DEC police and animal control officers were trained on how to safely handle venomous snakes and other reptiles.
Local Reaction To Missing Women Found In Cleveland
Cleveland, Ohio/Rochester, N.Y. - The case has raised questions about why these women weren't found sooner and if calls to 911 were handled properly.
Ohio Man Charged With Kidnap, Rape As Women Found
Cleveland, Ohio - A city councilman says the women were subjected to prolonged sexual and psychological abuse and suffered miscarriages.
Cuomo: No Deal Yet On New Anti-corruption Measures
Albany, N.Y. - Cuomo says some legislators see no need to act.
Thursday "Spider-Man" Filming Closures Announced
Rochester, N.Y. - Road closures released for the final day of filming "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" on Thursday.
No Cuts To Overnight Shift At Rochester's Airport
Rochester, N.Y. - FAA announces Rochester and other towers won't close overnight.
Candace Cartagena Charged In 2010 Death Of 8-year-old Daughter
Buffalo, N.Y. - A grand jury has indicted the Rochester woman on a murder charge.
Jodi Arias Convicted Of First-degree Murder
Phoenix, Arizona (AP) - Arias was charged in the June 2008 killing of Travis Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home.
East High Fights Spill Into Neighborhoods
Rochester, N.Y. - Fights at Rochester's East High School are beginning to spill into the surrounding neighborhoods, according to neighbors.
Chili Man Accused Of Making Terrorist Threat Towards Firefighters
Rochester, N.Y. - A Chili man is under arrest and accused of making terroristic threats towards New York City firefighters, while using someone else’s identity.
Monroe County Unveils Special Operations Unit
Rochester, N.Y. - There’s new a specialized unit designed to respond to disasters, major emergencies and crisis situations in Monroe County.
Teacher Accused Of Having Sexual Contact With a Student Pleads Guilty
Canandaigua, N.Y. - Lisa Footer was given three years of probation and will have to register as a sex offender.
DEC Investigating Dead Fish In Irondequoit Bay
Irondequoit, N.Y. - DEC representatives suspect the fish may be sensitive to changing water temperatures.
Veteran Gets Back Dog Tag He Lost In World War II
Newark, N.J. (AP) - A decades old reunion, courtesy of a determined woman in France.
Kidnap Victim Amanda Berry And Child Returns Home
Cleveland, Ohio - Berry's sister says family appreciates support, but asks for privacy.
Signature Song Cut From Miss America Pageant
(AP) - The next Miss America won't hear "There she is...Miss America...".
Governor Cuomo Hosting NY's First Tourism Summit
Albany, N.Y. - New York is trying to cash in on some of the state's oldest natural assets to boost economy.
ROC Jazz Fest Introduces New Smartphone App
Rochester, N.Y. - Looking forward to keeping up with all things related to the upcoming Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival? There's an app for that.
Monroe County Business Owner Arrested On Rape Charge
Rochester, N.Y. -- A local business owner was arrested for allegedly having a sexual encounter with a minor.
Rescued Woman's Mother Hasn't Spoken To Her Yet
Cleveland (AP) - The mother of one of the three women held captive for about a decade at an Ohio home says she hasn't spoken to her daughter yet, but she hopes she knows she loves her and missed her the whole time.
Registered Sex Offender Jailed For Rape In Batavia
Batavia, N.Y. - A man already registered as a Level 2 Sex Offender has been arrested for sex with a minor.
Dozens Detained In $50 Million Diamond Heist
Brussels (AP) - Police carried out a series of raids in Belgium and detained 31 people in three countries.
4 On Mars In Ten Years—But There Is A Catch
Holland - A Dutch group, “Mars One," says it wants to put four people on Mars in the next 10 years.
Study: Distracted Driving Deaths Underreported
Washington (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele's last words were over a cellphone to a friend: "I'm going to crash!"
Justice Dept. Report: Gun Violence Down
Washington - A new report from the U.S. Justice Department shows gun violence in the U.S. has dramatically fallen in the last 20 years.
Inspiration For Marge Simpson Dies
Portland, Ore. (AP) - The mother of "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening has died.
Ginna Siren Test Weds. A.M.
Rochester, N.Y. - Ginna Nuclear Power Plant will test its public notification system this morning—Wednesday, Mary 8.
Women Gone 10 Years Welcomed By City
Cleveland, Ohio - The celebration of three lives saved grew--as flowers, balloons and banners welcomed the women home after a decade gone.
Delaware to Become 11th State With Gay Marriage
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A divided state Senate voted 12-9 on Tuesday after hearing about three hours of debate,
Ex-SC Gov. Sanford Back in Political Office
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) - Former Republican South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has resurrected his political career.
Carl Paladino Elected To Buffalo School Board
Buffalo, N.Y. - Former Republican candidate for governor elected on Tuesday.
West Webster FD Welcomes First Volunteer Recruits Since Christmas Eve
Webster, N.Y.— On Tuesday night, the West Webster Fire Department welcomed four new volunteer firefighters.
Splash! Boy With Cerebral Palsy A Competitive Diver
Henrietta, N.Y. – The ABC reality show “Splash” has celebrities learning the art of diving. It's the favorite show of a Brockport boy who as cerebral palsy but has found his niche in diving.
3D Printing Guns A Potential Challenge For SAFE Act
Albany, N.Y. – A video circulating online shows a man firing a gun made almost entirely with a 3D printer.
Local Referee, Once Attacked, Reacts To Utah Killing
Rochester, N.Y. - McCabe was sickened when he heard the news that Ricardo Portillo had died Saturday, a week after the youth soccer referee in Utah had been punched in the head by a 17-year-old player angry over a yellow card.
CEOs Say NY 49th Favorite State
Albany, N.Y. - Chief Executive magazine ranks New York as the 49th worst state for business in the opinion of CEOs questioned.
Local Authorities Watching Cleveland Developments
Rochester, N.Y. -- Finding out what happened with three missing persons cases in Cleveland could help future cases here.
Monkey Math: Zoo's Baboons Show Human-Like Abilities With Numbers
Rochester, N.Y. - U of R research suggests they are on par with a human toddler.
Colorado Shootings Suspect To Enter Insanity Plea
Denver, Colo. - Attorneys for James Holmes said in a court filing Tuesday they plan to formally ask for the change of plea at a May 13 hearing.
Local Families Hopeful Their Children Will Also Be Found
Rochester, N.Y. - Brittanee Drexel vanished four years ago and Brian Sullivan disappeared 6 years ago this July.
Wednesday Spider-Man St. Closures Change AM/PM
Rochester, N.Y. - This is a heads up for people heading through the areas of downtown Rochester near filming for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2".
Record Day For The Dow
New York, N.Y. - The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 15,000 for the first time.
"Citizen Budgeting" In Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. -- Rochester Mayor Tom Richards (D) wants city residents to help solve neighborhood and gang related problems through a concept known as "citizen budgeting".
State Funding For New Affordable Housing In Henrietta
Rochester, N.Y. - Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday $91 million in awards for shovel-ready projects to build affordable housing across the state, including a project in Henrietta.
Delta Airlines Adding More Seats In Rochester-to-Atlanta Route
Rochester, N.Y.- Beginning in July, Delta Airlines will upgrade to a bigger jet for service between Rochester and Atlanta.
Good Samaritans, Police Officers Keep Van From Crushing Woman
Rochester, N.Y. - Two people were injured in the rollover crash on Saxton and Maple Street Tuesday.
Rochester Chapter of NCMEC Talks About Cleveland Case
Rochester, N.Y. -- The Rochester chapter of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children was aware of the case of Amanda Berry, one of the three missing women found in Cleveland Tuesday night after disappearing years ago.
Steuben County Couple Killed In House Fire
Addison, N.Y. (AP) – State police say a husband and wife have died and three of their relatives are recovering after a fire broke out at the couple's rural Western New York home.
URMC Offering Free Skin Cancer Screenings
Rochester, N.Y. - Screenings will be held at Strong Memorial Hospital on Saturday, May 11th.
Officials: Military Sex Assault Reports Are Up
(AP) - The troubling trend underscores service members' continued reluctance to come forward and formally report attack.
U.S. Home Prices Up 10.5 Percent In Past Year
Driver Slams Into Horse
Lysander, N.Y. (AP) —A woman is recovering from injuries suffered when her car slammed into a horse that was standing in the road outside Syracuse, according to the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office.
YouTube Set To Announce Pay Channels
Los Angeles (AP) - YouTube is set to announce a series of channels that will require payment within a few weeks, said a person familiar with the matter.
Internet Sales Tax Bill Faces Tough Sell In House
Washington (AP) - Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
N.J. Gov. Christie Had Secret Weight Loss Surgery
Trenton, N.J. (AP) - A spokesman says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie underwent gastric band surgery in February to try to lose weight.
Rolston Named Sabres Coach
Buffalo, N.Y. – Sabres general manager Darcy Regier announced Ron Rolston has been named the team’s head coach.
DeVonte Lively Murder Trial
Rochester, N.Y. - The prosecution will continue to call witnesses Tuesday in the murder trial of DeVonte Lively.
Bills Player Sues To Get Engagement Ring
Orchard Park, N.Y. - Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams is suing his former fiancée over a $785,000 engagement ring.
Woman Escaped Burning Limo - Tells Her Story
Oakland, Calif. - Nelia Arellano, 36, escaped a limo fire that claimed the lives of five of her friends Saturday night.
Thruway Driver Arrested Has 26 Suspensions
Rotterdam, NY – On the Thruway, a man was arrested by N.Y. State Police after being stopped while driving a vehicle with tinted windows.
Crombie Street House Fire
Rochester, N.Y. - No one was hurt when a home caught fire in the city of Rochester early Tuesday morning.
Mayor Richards Delivers State of the City Address
Rochester, N.Y.— On Monday night, Rochester Mayor Tom Richards delivered his annual State of the City address.
Engineers Assess Damage From Fire in Palmyra
Palmyra, N.Y. - Residents and business owners are still not allowed inside damaged buildings.
Kodak Discloses CEO's Compensation Last Year
Rochester, N.Y. - Kodak CEO Antonio Perez made nearly $3.5 million last year.
Airman Who Led Sex Assault Unit Charged For Groping
Arlington, Va. (AP) - An Air Force officer who led the branch's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response unit has been charged with groping a woman in a parking lot.
Wal-Mart Stores takes Back Top Spot in Fortune 500
NEW YORK (AP) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is once again leading Fortune's list of the 500 biggest U.S. companies by revenue.
Local Company Playing Special Effects Role For "Spider-Man"
Rochester, N.Y. - Jackson Welding is supplying gases used in explosion scenes.
Three Missing Women Found Alive
Cleveland, OH - Women had been missing for several years before they were found Monday night.
What Will Become Of Clifton Springs Hospital?
Clifton Springs, N.Y.--It's a small community bracing for a huge change. Clifton Springs Hospital could well become the area's next community hospital to join forces with a larger partner.
Brooks: " They've Solved One Problem And Created Another"
Rochester, N.Y. - Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks is upset with the Congressional move in response to FAA sequester cuts.
Baby Boom At Zoo Totals 17 So Far
Weekend zoo attendance surges to 8-thousand.
FDA Wants Cancer Warnings For Tanning Beds
(AP) - Indoor tanning beds would carry new warnings about the risk of cancer and be subject to additional regulations, under a proposal unveiled by the Food and Drug Administration.
Tuesday Road Closures For Spider-Man Filming
Rochester, N.Y.- Several roads will be closed for filming of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."
Lilac Festival Starts Friday
Rochester, N.Y. - The main attraction for one of Rochester’s biggest festivals is on track for absolute perfection.
Three Batavia Churches Vandalized
Batavia, Genesee County - Police are looking for suspects.
CMAC Introduces Smartphone App For Concert-Goers
Canandaigua, N.Y. - The app is free and works on iPhones, iPads and Android devices.
Driver Sentenced In Hamlin Fatal Crash
Hamlin, N.Y. - Jacob Stevens will spend 1 to 3 years in state prison.
Figure In Attica Prison Uprising Dies In Canada
Buffalo, N.Y. (AP) – The only inmate convicted of murder following the 1971 Attica prison uprising has died in Canada, where he had made a name as a peace activist.
1 Juror Excused From Lively Trial
Rochester, N.Y. - Testimony in murder trial resumed Monday morning but only after one of the jurors was excused from the case.
WNY Teen Firefighter Dies In Crash
Clarence, N.Y. (AP) – Authorities say a teenage member of a suburban Buffalo volunteer fire company has died after his vehicle crashed into a tree.
Police Arrest Two Men In Connection With Robbery Spree
Rochester, N.Y. - Police say two men from Rochester went on a crime spree Friday night.
Senate Bill Lets States Tax Internet Purchases
Washington (AP) – The Senate is set to vote today on a bill that would give states the power to charge sales tax for online purchases.
Black Market Cigarettes 30-Cents Tax In Va., $5.85 Tax In NY
New York, N.Y. (AP) - New York City's war on smoking is being undercut by light penalties for merchants caught selling cigarettes smuggled in from low-tax states.
Bashful? Buy The Little Blue Viagra Pill Online
Trenton, N.J. (AP) - Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer have to visit a drugstore to buy that little blue pill.
Jury Selection Begins For Pair Charged In Teacher's Death
Rochester, N.Y.- Jury selection started Monday in a trial for two people charged in the death of a Fairport High School teacher who was hit by their vehicles while she rode her bicycle.
Criminal Charges For Another N.Y. Politician
Brooklyn, N.Y. (AP) - Another New York lawmaker has run afoul of the law.
"Stuck" In The Middle Of An Adoption
Webster, N.Y. - A new documentary is striking a deep personal chord for many families even if it doesn't have as many trailers and ads as other films.
Overtime Pay, Or Paid Time Off?
Washington - It seems like a simple proposition: give employees who work more than 40 hours a week the option of taking paid time-off instead of overtime pay.
Are 3-D Printers Dangerous?
Albany, N.Y. - Three-Dimensional printers have become controversial.
Assessing Fire Damage In Palmyra
Palmyra, N.Y. - Fire investigators say that structural engineers will assess the damage inside four buildings in Palmyra badly damaged by fire.
Durand Beach Fracas Ends In Stabbing
Rochester, N.Y. – Two groups were hanging out late Sunday at Durand Beach, and after midnight an altercation sparked violence.
Spidey Still Active Downtown Rochester – Monday St. Closures
Rochester, N.Y. - Filming wraps up Thursday but there's still plenty of action downtown, so street closures could still affect you if you’re downtown.
East End Garage: What's Next?
Rochester, N.Y. - You can't see much of the damage, but city officials say it's there and will lead to significant problems if not fixed in the next few years.
Mayor To Deliver "State Of The City"
Rochester, N.Y. - Many eyes will be on Mayor Tom Richards Monday night.
Referee Punched In Face By Teen Player Dies
Salt Lake City, Utah (CNN) -- A referee for a recreational soccer league who was punched in the face by a teenager has died, police in Salt Lake City said.
Spider-Man Filming Resumes
Rochester, N.Y. – After a brief break, filming of the ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ resumed Sunday.
Obama Promises Bright Future For Grads
Columbus, Ohio – President Obama delivered the commencement address Sunday at The Ohio State University, telling graduates they must commit themselves to citizenship and public service.
Gates Roadwork Begins Monday
Gates, N.Y. – Resurfacing work on Buffalo Road between Marway Circle and the Erie Canal begins Monday.
Gas Prices Rise Slightly Nationwide
Camarillo, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has gone up one penny the last two weeks. It is the first increase after eight straight weeks of decline.
Ongoing Dry Weather Raises NY Wildfire Danger
Albany, N.Y. - New York conservation officials say continuing dry weather has raised the danger of wildfires.
Uncle Arranging Boston Bomb Suspect's Burial Rites
Worcester, Mass. (AP) - Funeral home workers say they still haven't found a cemetery that is willing to bury Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
Fire At Sparling Dr. Home In Greece
Greece, N.Y. - The fire started around 1:20 p.m.
'Iron Man 3' Smashes Records, Earns $175.3M In Debut Weekend
Los Angeles (AP) - It was the second largest debut for a movie ever.
Tensions Spike After New Israeli Strikes in Syria
Beirut (AP) - The attack, the second in three days and the third this year, signaled a sharp escalation of Israel's involvement in Syria's bloody civil war.
Driver Arrested For Speeding, BAC More Than Twice Legal Limit
Geneseo, Livingston County - Christopher Cole was arrested around 11:15 p.m. on May 1.
Two Crashes Cause Hundreds To Lose Power in Wayne County
Wayne County - Two utility poles were knocked down in separate crashes early Sunday morning.
"Spider-Man" Crews Resume Filming Sunday
Rochester, N.Y. - The Hollywood movie magic returns to Rochester Sunday after a brief break Saturday.
Walkers Raise $55,000 For Hearing Loss Association
Fairport, N.Y. - The annual Walk4Hearing took place along the Erie Canal in Fairport Sunday morning.
Man Stabbed on Wilson St. Early Sunday Morning
Rochester, N.Y. - Police say the victim is expected to recover.
Cousins Who Battled Cancer Together, Now Inspire Others
Ontario, N.Y. – Katie Foster and Mareesa Boyatzies were diagnosed with cancer last year. Now, they are cancer-free.
Webster Police Chief Honored At Firefighters' Banquet
Fairport, N.Y. – It’s been a challenging year for local firefighters, but Saturday night they had a chance to spend time together and celebrate at the Monroe County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Awards Banquet.
American Legion Auto Show Helps Attract Younger Veterans
Canandaigua, N.Y. – Hot weather brought out some hot rods Saturday at American Legion Post 256.
Imagination On Display At RIT Campus
Henrietta, N.Y. - It's the one weekend of the year when the creative spirit that swirls throughout the classrooms and campus at Rochester Institute of Technology parades before the public eye.
Occupants Waiting To See What Is Left After Palmyra Fire
Palmyra, N.Y. – The investigation continues into what caused a fire in a historic building on Main Street in Palmyra.
Casting Call At Ralph Wilson Stadium For Movie
Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP) – Universal Pictures has issued a casting call for Sunday in search of movie extras for some stadium scenes to be shot later this month.
9/11 Museum Officials Say Admission Fee Needed
New York, N.Y. - The decision was greeted with dismay by some relatives of trade center victims.
1947 Law New Focus Of Anti-Corruption Debate In NY
Albany, N.Y. - The Wilson-Pakula law was created during America's Red Scare.
Police Officer Dies In Off-Duty Crash Near Buffalo
Hamburg, N.Y. - The 65-year-old driver of the other car wasn't seriously injured.
Spider-Man Takes A Break, For Now
Rochester, N.Y. – There will be no active filming Saturday.
Canal System Officially Open
Brockport, N.Y. - The 524-mile state canal system includes the Erie, Champlain, Oswego, and Cayuga-Seneca canals.
Rescuers Caution Against Swimming At Genesee Co. Falls
Pembroke, N.Y. – On Thursday night, more than 60 rescue workers worked to get a teen to safety from the bottom of the Indian Falls.
Pizza Shop Workers Could Help Crack Car Break-Ins Case
Greece, N.Y. -- The community is helping police identify suspects wanted in a rash of overnight car break-ins over the last two weeks.
"Glee" Star Matthew Morrison To Perform With RPO
Rochester, N.Y. - The singer will perform with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at a special concert on July 20.
Will Lilacs Take Main Stage At Festival?
Rochester, N.Y. – Lilac Festival kicks off one week from Friday.
Palmyra Fire Damages Several Buildings
Palmyra, N.Y. - Four buildings were damaged in the blaze.
Police Arrest Victor Woman In Connection To 2012 Homicide
Rochester, N.Y.- Kathryn Makoroff, 35, is charged with second-degree conspiracy in connection with a homicide from 2012.
New Bikes Lanes In City Of Rochester
Rochester, N.Y .- There are new bike lanes in the city of Rochester.
Gloversville Ice Cream Truck To Lose Permit Over Charges
Gloversville, N.Y. (AP) - Officials in an upstate New York city are freezing out an ice cream truck operator accused of stalking and harassing rival Mr. Ding-A-Ling.
Husband Bites Dog To Save Wife From Attack
Madrid, Iowa (AP) - An Iowa woman whose nose was severely injured by an attacking dog says her husband bit the animal to make it stop assaulting her.
Flash Drive With URMC Patient Information Missing
Rochester, N.Y. - The University of Rochester Medical Center notified a group of former orthopaedic patients this week.
Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Smokey Fire
Rochester, N.Y. - City firefighters battle a fire at a vacant house at the corner of Jay and Whitney Streets.
Popular Antibacterial Soap Ingredient Draws FDA Scrutiny
ABC News - Studies of triclosan in animals suggest that the chemical could increase the risk of infertility and early puberty and other hormone-related problems in humans.
US Military Plane Crashes In Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (AP) - The emergencies ministry in Kyrgyzstan says a U.S. military plane has crashed in the country.
Barnes & Noble To Add Google Play App Store To Its Nook HD
New York (AP) — Barnes & Noble is teaming up with Google to vastly increase the number of apps available on its Nook HD tablets.
165,000 New Jobs In April
USA (AP) - US Employers added 165K jobs last month.
Boston Marathon Victims' Families Could Get $1M
Boston (AP) - The lawyer overseeing the Boston Marathon bombings victims' fund says the families of three people who died could each receive more than $1 million.
Man Sentenced In Ontario County Hit & Run
Rushville, Ontario County - John Stenzel was sentenced to 1-3 years in prison and will have to pay over $20,000 to the victim.
American Gets 15 Years Hard Labor In Korea
N Korea - An American man in North Korea on a tourist visa has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor.
Taco Bell Unveiling New Value Menu Soon
New York (AP) - The fast-food chain had already said in January that it was testing a "$1 Cravings" menu that would replace its "Why Pay More" menu, which has tiered pricing.
Americans Say Goodbye To Text Messaging
New York (AP) - Internet-based applications such as Apple's Messages are starting to taking over from what was once a cash cow for phone companies.
DWI Arrest After Crash In Construction Area
Henrietta, N.Y. – In a construction zone on Route 390, a car crashed into the back of a truck about 2 a.m. Friday.
Teen Rescued From Indian Falls
Indian Falls, N.Y. -Matthew Kwiatkowski was flown to the hospital with head and back injuries.
Local Boston Bombings Victim Enters Rehab
Penfield, N.Y. – Pete DiMartino hopes to be home by month’s end.
Waste Watch: Building Costs Half A Million Dollars In Rent For 12 Employees
Monroe County taxpayers also subsidizing other office, parking lots.
Sentence In Fatal Shooting Of Fairport Soldier
Anchorage, Alaska - A soldier from South Carolina has been sentenced in the death of a Fairport soldier on December 25.
Deaf, Hard Of Hearing Students Graduate From Citizen's Academy
Rochester, N.Y. -- Rochester Police have 22 new helpers on the streets, thanks to a training academy for citizens who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Rhode Island Becomes 10th State With Gay Marriage
Providence, R.I. - The first marriages could take place Aug. 1, when the legislation would take effect.
More Greece Car Break-Ins Caught On Tape
Greece, N.Y. -- Police continue to search for suspects who appear to be targeting unlocked cars in the overnight hours. Another victim caught the crime on tape.
Emotional Testimony In Day Two Of Lively Trial
Rochester, N.Y. - What was presented in court Thursday can be emotional for all involved.
Remains Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Have Been Claimed
Boston, Mass. - Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with authorities.
Spider-Man Production Crew Gives One Business A Boost
Rochester, N.Y - Businesses lose customers because of Spider-Man movie production.
Sharp Rise In Suicide Rate Among Middle-aged New Yorkers
Buffalo, N.Y. - The report was released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fallen Soldier Receives Delayed Honor
Bill would also dedicate post office to Matthew Glende
NY Appeals Court Upholds Local Fracking Bans
Albany, N.Y. - The four-judge appellate division panel ruled unanimously Thursday that state mining and drilling law doesn't trump the authority of local governments to control land use.
Street Closures Friday Night And Saturday For "Amazing Spider-Man 2"
Rochester, N.Y. - Production will take Saturday off due to a 5k race in downtown Rochester, but part of Main Street will still be closed.
RIT Alumnus Designed Beacon For One World Trade Center
Henrietta, N.Y. - An RIT alumnus designed and built the beacon for the top of One World Trade Center.
Geneva Police Searching For Man In Law Office Break-In
Geneva, N.Y. - Geneva Police are hoping surveillance pictures will help them find a man wanted for questioning in a law office break-in.
Benedict XVI Returns To Vatican For First Time
Vatican City (AP) - Benedict XVI has returned to the Vatican for the first time since he resigned Feb. 28 and met with successor Pope Francis.
New Legislation Takes Aim At Metal & Copper Thieves
Niagara Falls, N.Y. (AP) - New York Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation targeting thieves who strip and sell copper and other metal from homes and businesses.
Rochester Police Make Arrest in 6 Year Old Cold Case Homicide
Rochester, N.Y. - 48 year-old Darrell Boyd is charged with the murder of Katharina Lawn.
Ice Cream Battle In Albany-Area
Gloversville, N.Y. - A couple operating the Sno Cone Joe ice-cream trucks has been accused of stalking and harassing a competing truck, Mr. Ding-A-Ling.
Let The Copper Thieves Prove They Own It
Niagara Falls, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing legislation targeting thieves who strip and sell copper and other metal from homes and businesses.
Women's Groups Unhappy About Appeal On Morning-after Pill
Women's Groups Unhappy About Appeal On Morning-after Pill
Too Much Use Of Sleep Meds?
A new study shows a dramatic increase in the number of hospital visits related to sleep medications like Ambien.
Increase In Reported Kids’ Food, Skin Allergies
An increase in parent-reported food and skin allergies in children has researchers stumped.
College Town Breaks Ground
Rochester, N.Y. - A groundbreaking event Thursday kicked off the College Town project near the University of Rochester.
Honors For Fallen Soldier
Rochester, N.Y. - A posthumous honor will be given Thursday to a fallen soldier originally from Rochester.
Man Accused Of Sex Abuse, Imprisonment Of Child
Parma, N.Y. - A Parma man is facing sex abuse and unlawful imprisonment charges.
Teens Profess Innocence In Boston Bombing
Boston - Three teens say they are innocent after being charged with trying to help Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the deadly explosions.
Missing Albion Girl Found Safe
Albion, N.Y. - State Police say the found the girl in Pembroke.
Top Vacation Spots in Our Backyard
Two areas in New York State are ranked as vacation destinations that have it all.
Report: NY in Hunt For Big Computer Plant Upstate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he may soon make a major economic announcement for upstate New York.
Current Kodak Stock Will Be Worthless When Company Emerges From Chapter 11
Rochester, N.Y. - Kodak will issue new stock to pay off its creditors
Food Truck Approved In Henrietta
Henrietta, N.Y. - Move could clear the way for more food trucks.
Justice Dept. Appealing Plan B Ruling
Washington, D.C. - Move follows FDA decision to make morning after pill available to 15-year-olds.
Brooks Says Problems At County Hospital Will Be Fixed
Rochester, N.Y. – County submits plan of correction to the state.
Testimony in Lively Murder Trial Underway
Rochester, N.Y. - Evidence suggests murder took place in basement of Devonte Lively's grandmother. Emotional testimony from Larie Butler's mother.
Extra! Extra! Local Man Gets Shot At The Big Screen
Rochester, N.Y. - Pittsford man gives insight of what it’s like behind the making of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 production.
Family Enlists Help On Social Media To Save Dog From Being Euthanized
Three-and-a-half year old Chloe has her own Facebook page.
Seven People Honored By Penn Yan Rotary
Penn Yan, N.Y.- Quite the honor for some residents in Yates County, recognized for their "service above self."
Emergency Contraceptive Controversy
Rochester, N.Y. - When it comes to emergency contraception, Wenora Wilson wants no part of it.
Spider-Man Day 3 - Thurs. Street Closures
Rochester, N.Y. – Thursday, May 2 marks day three of filming downtown for the "Amazing Spider-Man 2" movie.
Police: Citizen’s Tip Helped Officers Make Shooting Arrest
Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Police made an arrest in a shooting from April thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen.
Mountain Dew Ad Pulled After Criticism
New York (AP) - PepsiCo is pulling an online ad for Mountain Dew that was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women.
Communications Failure Cited In Aurora Shootings
Aurora, Colo. (AP) - Records indicate that police and fire officials failed to tell each other when and where rescuers were needed following last summer's Aurora movie theater shootings.
3 Men Charged In Connection With Boston Bombing Case
Boston (AP) - The suspects will appear in court Wednesday afternoon.
100+ Positions Available At RBA Staffing Skilled Jobs Fair
Rochester, N.Y. – Nearly a dozen of Rochester’s top employers have more than 100 jobs to offer at a job fair today.
Survey: 41% Of College Students Overqualified
(CNN) - It appears college just isn't worth what it used to be.
Battered Puppy Case - Group Offers $1K Reward
Niagara Falls, N.Y. (AP) - The NYS Humane Association is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a person who beat an 8-week-old puppy and discarded it with a broken jaw.
RFD Douses Lake Avenue House Fire
Rochester, N.Y. - A fire on Lake Avenue near Driving Park was brought under control by the Rochester Fire Department Wednesday morning around 7.
FBI Links Dust Mask To Poison Letter Sender
Boston/Washington - Federal investigators are linking a dust mask that tested positive for the toxic substance Ricin to a man accused of sending poison-laced letters to President Obama.
Opening Statements In Murder Trial Today
Rochester, N.Y. - Opening statements begin today in the trial for a man accused murdering a teen girl last year.
DWI On Sobieski Street
Rochester, N.Y. - A woman was charged with DWI after crashing her car overnight in the city.
Military Sexual Assault Is Widespread; Focus Of Movie
Rochester, N.Y.— On Tuesday night, the Monroe County Young Democrats hosted a screening of “The Invisible War”.