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  • Navy filing negligent homicide charges in deadly 2017 ship crashesNavy filing negligent homicide charges in deadly 2017 ship crashes

    Commanders will be charged in two separate crashes that killed a combined 17 sailors...

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  • Report says some Democrats pushing for Lovely Warren as lieutenant governorReport says some Democrats pushing for Lovely Warren as lieutenant governor

    Rochester's Mayor dismisses the report as speculation...

    WHEC / 1 h. 16 min. ago
  • 3 flu-related deaths confirmed in Monroe County3 flu-related deaths confirmed in Monroe County

    Monroe County Department of Health is now reporting three flu-related deaths this season...

    WHEC / 1 h. 17 min. ago
  • Golisano announces campaign to help homeowners fight for fair property taxesGolisano announces campaign to help homeowners fight for fair property taxes

    Rochester billionaire and Paychex founder Tom Golisano has launched a new campaign to help homeowners fight for fair property taxes...

    WHEC / 1 h. 21 min. ago
  • Police: No charges after SWAT raids home in search for missing femalePolice: No charges after SWAT raids home in search for missing female

    A missing teen is safe following a missing person investigation on Cameron Street Tuesday morning...

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  • Electric and natural gas prices spike during deep freezeElectric and natural gas prices spike during deep freeze

    You may cringe when you open your utility bill this month...

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  • Police say Dolores O'Riordan's death "not suspiciousPolice say Dolores O'Riordan's death "not suspicious

    The lead singer of The Cranberries was found dead Monday morning in London...

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  • Rochester may have found source of illegally dumped oil - Foster's Daily DemocratRochester may have found source of illegally dumped oil - Foster's Daily Democrat

    Rochester may have found source of illegally dumped oilFoster's Daily DemocratROCHESTER — Pending the results of lab tests, Rochester may have found the source of the oil infiltration that has killed good bacteria in the city's wastewater treatment facility numerous times since November of 2016. Rochester Police and Public ...

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  • Doctor gives President Trump clean bill of healthDoctor gives President Trump clean bill of health

    Navy doctor foresees no medical reason why President Trump won't be able to complete his term in office...

    WHEC / 3 h. 38 min. ago
  • New York's Attorney General leading lawsuit over net neutrality rollbackNew York's Attorney General leading lawsuit over net neutrality rollback

    Eric Schneiderman will lead legal action backed by 21 states and the District of Columbia...

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  • Rochester mayor may be Cuomo's new running mate | New York Post - New York PostRochester mayor may be Cuomo's new running mate | New York Post - New York Post

    New York PostRochester mayor may be Cuomo's new running mate | New York PostNew York PostRochester Mayor Lovely Warren is being pushed by some Democrats to replace Kathy Hochul as Gov. Andrew Cuomo's running mate, sources said Tuesday. The speculation about Warren comes as Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams — a Cuomo critic — announced ...Lovely Warren for lieutenant governor? Speculation startsRochester Democrat and Chronicleall 9 news articles »

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  • Supreme Court won't take case of ex-NY assembly speakerSupreme Court won't take case of ex-NY assembly speaker

    The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a re-trial of ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver...

    WHEC / 4 h. 58 min. ago
  • Cuomo unveils state budget proposal for NYCuomo unveils state budget proposal for NY

    Governor Cuomo has released his proposed state budget...

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  • Could Syracuse remove snow from sidewalks like Rochester does? - Syracuse.comCould Syracuse remove snow from sidewalks like Rochester does? - Syracuse.com

    Syracuse.comCould Syracuse remove snow from sidewalks like Rochester does?Syracuse.comSYRACUSE, N.Y. -- With a new mayor and new Common Council, Syracuse policy talk has once again turned to the perennial issue of clearing snow from sidewalks. Last week, Mayor Ben Walsh said Syracuse will explore a snow removal program similar to one in ...

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  • Walworth man arrested for trespassing, making threats against del LagoWalworth man arrested for trespassing, making threats against del Lago

    A Walworth man was arrested Monday after State Police say he threatened violence against a casino...

    WHEC / 6 h. 59 min. ago
  • Victoire Belgian Beer Bar & Bistro closesVictoire Belgian Beer Bar & Bistro closes

    Victoire Belgian Beer Bar & Bistro in the East End has closed...

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  • Uber's top 10 drop off spots in Rochester in first 6 monthsUber's top 10 drop off spots in Rochester in first 6 months

    Ride-hailing app Uber is celebrating six months in Rochester this month...

    WHEC / 8 h. 45 min. ago
  • Top Uber destinations in Rochester for 2017 - 13WHAM-TVTop Uber destinations in Rochester for 2017 - 13WHAM-TV

    13WHAM-TVTop Uber destinations in Rochester for 201713WHAM-TVRochester saw its first half of the year of ridesharing in 2017 after being legalized in late June. (SBG file photo). AA. Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Rochester saw its first half of the year of ridesharing in 2017 after being legalized in late June. The ...

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  • Rochester falls to #9 in 2018 Best Places To Live rankings | Local ... - Post-BulletinRochester falls to #9 in 2018 Best Places To Live rankings | Local ... - Post-Bulletin

    Post-BulletinRochester falls to #9 in 2018 Best Places To Live rankings | Local ...Post-BulletinRochester ranked No. 9 in Livability's 2018 Top 100 Best Places To Live list that was released this morning, tumbling eight spots after earning the top spot in 2017.and more »

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  • Jack White announces Rochester concert as part of summer tour - Spectrum NewsJack White announces Rochester concert as part of summer tour - Spectrum News

    Spectrum NewsJack White announces Rochester concert as part of summer tourSpectrum NewsROCHESTER, N.Y. — It's been four years since rock star Jack White released an album and it's been four years since he's toured. That's changing with a new album, "Boarding House Reach" releasing this spring, and subsequent tour scheduled for this ...and more »

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  • Witness in Rochester shooting says victim dared gunman to shoot him - TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressWitness in Rochester shooting says victim dared gunman to shoot him - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

    TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressWitness in Rochester shooting says victim dared gunman to shoot himTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressROCHESTER, Minn. — A passenger who was with a driver fatally shot in a roadside confrontation in Rochester says the victim dared the armed motorist to shoot him after the two were involved in a collision. Noah Dukart tells KTTC-TV his friend, 17-year ...Rochester police push for charges in killing of teen despite self-defense claimMinneapolis Star TribuneRochester shooting victim dared suspect to pull trigger, witnesses sayKMSP-TVRochester man jailed after teenager killed in shooting after vehicle crashBrainerd DispatchU.S. News & World Report -KIMT 3 -KSTP.com -KTTCall 28 news articles »

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  • Police say a cyberstalker harassed and frightened a SUNY Geneseo sorority - Rochester Democrat and ChroniclePolice say a cyberstalker harassed and frightened a SUNY Geneseo sorority - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Rochester Democrat and ChroniclePolice say a cyberstalker harassed and frightened a SUNY Geneseo sororityRochester Democrat and ChronicleTraficante is now jailed and is scheduled to appear in federal court in Rochester Tuesday for a bail hearing. Federal prosecutors have said they want him to stay jailed as he awaits trial. His attorney, Raymond Perini, declined to comment until after ...

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  • 01-15 The Nightcap with Ryan Gates HR 201-15 The Nightcap with Ryan Gates HR 2

    Both are expected to name patent office coordinator Josh McDaniels as their next head coach. Meanwhile ESPN's Adam Schechter.

    Rochester News / 22 h. 19 min. ago
  • U. of Rochester Report on Professor's Alleged Harassment Gets Mixed Reviews - The Chronicle of Higher EducationU. of Rochester Report on Professor's Alleged Harassment Gets Mixed Reviews - The Chronicle of Higher Education

    The Chronicle of Higher EducationU. of Rochester Report on Professor's Alleged Harassment Gets Mixed ReviewsThe Chronicle of Higher EducationKristen S. Gorman, a former U. of Rochester Ph.D. student, on a report examining how the university handled accusations of harassment by a tenured professor, T. Florian Jaeger: "It paints a very complex picture of an institution that, at a lot of turns ...

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  • AHL To Give Lighting Upgrade to Small Town Rink - Let's Make It CNYAHL To Give Lighting Upgrade to Small Town Rink - Let's Make It CNY

    And we can help make it happen in Central New York. to a community ice rink in one of their AHL markets.

    Rochester News / 1 d. 5 h. 3 min. ago
  • Vuzix Blade Augmented Reality Smart Glasses to be Officially Unveiled at CES 2018Vuzix Blade Augmented Reality Smart Glasses to be Officially Unveiled at CES 2018

    ROCHESTER, N.Y: Vuzix Corporation , , a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality technologies for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce the official unveiling of the Vuzix Blade, which was awarded four International CES Innovation 2018 awards in the areas of Fitness, Sports and Biotech; Wireless Handset Accessories; Portable Media Players and Accessories as well as Computer Accessories. The Vuzix Blade AR Smart Glasses provide a wearable smart display with a see-through viewing experience utilizing Vuzix' proprietary waveguide optics and Cobra II display engine.

    Rochester News / 1 d. 7 h. 25 min. ago more
  • These are the most popular Uber destinations in Rochester - Rochester Democrat and ChronicleThese are the most popular Uber destinations in Rochester - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Rochester Democrat and ChronicleThese are the most popular Uber destinations in RochesterRochester Democrat and ChronicleSeveral Rochester-area hotels, bars and travel hubs are among the most popular ride-hailing destinations in the Rochester region, according to ride-hailing company Uber. Ride-hailing services in upstate New York, including Rochester, started June 29 ...

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  • Snow brings Weather Channel's Mike Seidel to Upstate NY for 20,000th shotSnow brings Weather Channel's Mike Seidel to Upstate NY for 20,000th shot

    Weather Channel field reporting mainstay Mike Seidel hit a personal milestone right here in Upstate New York this weekend, when he did his 20,000th live shot in the snow in Rochester . Extreme shifting weather and heavy snowfall brought Seidel, 61, to the Upstate NY city where he broadcast live into the homes of viewers across the country.

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  • Kodak Surges As It Becomes Latest 'Cryptocurrency' ConvertKodak Surges As It Becomes Latest 'Cryptocurrency' Convert

    Kodak, which traces its roots to the early days of film-based photography, is getting into the digital licensing and cryptocurrency market as part of a partnership with WENN Digital. The companies are launching blockchain technology with KodakOne and KodakCoin.

    Rochester News / 2 d. 8 h. 5 min. ago
  • Del Lago casino can't support debts, has 'negative' outlook, investor service warnsDel Lago casino can't support debts, has 'negative' outlook, investor service warns

    The failure of the 11-month-old del Lago Resort & Casino to generate as much revenue as expected has prompted a major credit rating service to downgrade its financial outlook. Moody's Investor Service has dropped del Lago's rating from "stable" to "negative."

    Rochester News / 3 d. 12 h. 35 min. ago
  • Professor says he's sorry for distressProfessor says he's sorry for distress

    In an undated handout photo, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, a professor in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department at the University of Rochester. Joel Seligman, the president of the university, stepped down Jan. 11, 2018, just hours before an outside investigation cleared him and his administration including Jaeger of charges that they had covered up sexual harassment by a prominent professor and punished those who spoke out against him.

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  • Asking before raising rates part of new PUC approach, says CEOAsking before raising rates part of new PUC approach, says CEO

    Brewer is the former President of Wilderness Environmental Services, a vegetation management company with its Canadian office in the Sault, its U.S. office in Rochester, New York. A news release issued by the PUC Dec. 4 stated Brewer was chosen to succeed the retired Dominic Parrella as the utility's president and CEO, and officially took the helm at the PUC Jan. 2, in charge of approximately 180 staff members.

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  • One of Robert Neulander's lawyers, heralded as best of a generation, retiresOne of Robert Neulander's lawyers, heralded as best of a generation, retires

    Syracuse, NY -- A New York City lawyer, who worked on Robert Neulander's murder appeal, has retired after being called "quite possibly the finest of his generation." Gerald Shargel, 73, who took over Neulander's case from local trial lawyer Edward Z. Menkin, steered the appeal through perhaps its most promising phase: admitted misconduct by one of the trial jurors.

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  • Rochester woman gets probation after pleading guilty to felony for false filing with DSSRochester woman gets probation after pleading guilty to felony for false filing with DSS

    Christina Hietala-Johnson , age 35, of Rochester, was sentenced to five years' probation in Genesee County Court on Thursday as a result of her guilty plea last October to a felony count of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree. In addition, Hietala-Johnson was also ordered to pay $2,245 in restitution to the Genesee County Department of Social Services, will be disqualified from receiving Food Stamp benefits and Temporary Assistance benefits, and must perform 500 hours of community service.

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  • Cobbs Hill Village decision again delayedCobbs Hill Village decision again delayed

    The City Planning Commission again delayed a vote on the controversial Cobbs Hill Village proposal on Thursday, following a deliberation meeting. Rochester Management wants to demolish six single-story apartment buildings, which house low-income seniors, and replace them with five two- and three-story buildings for seniors.…

    City Newspaper / 4 d. 6 h. 24 min. ago more
  • Jerome Underwood named ABC's presidentJerome Underwood named ABC's president

    Action for a Better Community has named Jerome Underwood, an official with the Rochester school district, as its new president, succeeding James Norman. Underwood, who assumes the role on February 2, has been the district's director of family initiatives and previously served as its senior director of operations.…

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  • DeFrancisco still skeptical of $15M DeWitt factory deal, might block fundingDeFrancisco still skeptical of $15M DeWitt factory deal, might block funding

    The state's second-ranking senator said he will seek to block $15 million in state funding for a factory in his district, unless Cuomo administration officials convince him they are not throwing good money after bad. Sen. John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, said he asked state economic development officials for more details about their plan to spend $15 million converting a just-built factory in DeWitt for a new tenant.

    Rochester News / 4 d. 8 h. 29 min. ago more
  • Walmart boosts starting pay and shutters Sam's Club stores - UPDATEDWalmart boosts starting pay and shutters Sam's Club stores - UPDATED

    Walmart confirmed Thursday that it is closing 10 percent of its Sam's Club warehouse stores - a move that a union-backed group estimated could cost thousands of jobs - on the same day the company announced that it was boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers and handing out bonuses. The world's largest private employer said it was closing 63 of its 660 Sam's Clubs over the next few weeks, with some shut already without notice to employees or customers.

    Rochester News / 4 d. 17 h. 54 min. ago more
  • U. of Rochester president resigns in wake of sexual misconduct reportU. of Rochester president resigns in wake of sexual misconduct report

    After a month-long investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the university, former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White delivered her findings Thursday. After a month-long investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the University of Rochester, former U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White delivered her findings Thursday.

    Rochester News / 4 d. 22 h. 20 min. ago
  • Feldman to lead UR as interim presidentFeldman to lead UR as interim president

    University of Rochester President Joel Seligman is resigning effective February 28, according to a statement from the school. Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 at 2:51 p.m.: Professor Richard Feldman, who served as dean of the College  from 2006 to 2017, has been appointed interim President of the University of Rochester, according to a statement Danny Wegman, chair of the university's Board of Trustees. Feldman, an epistemologist, first joined the UR in 1975 as an assistant professor of philosophy after earning his bachelor's degree from Cornell.…

    City Newspaper / 5 d. 3 h. 54 min. ago more
  • Report finds no violations in UR-Jaeger caseReport finds no violations in UR-Jaeger case

    An investigator's report says the University of Rochester properly handled sexual misconduct accusations against a star professor. Related:Seligman resigning from UR [UPDATED} The investigation into sexual misconduct at the University of Rochester has concluded that the university properly handled accusations against UR Professor Florian Jaeger and that Jaeger did not violate university policy. The investigation was commissioned in response to complaints from some current and former UR graduate students and faculty members, who have filed a lawsuit against UR President Joel Seligman and the university's provost, Robert Clark.…

    City Newspaper / 5 d. 6 h. 54 min. ago more
  • LeBron, Funchess named to Rochester school boardLeBron, Funchess named to Rochester school board

    The Rochester school board has selected Beatriz LeBron, a community health worker with Rochester Regional Health, and Melanie Funchess, director of community engagement with the Mental Health Association, for positions on the board. They'll be officially appointed at the board's January 25 meeting, filling positions vacated by Malik Evans, who became a member of  the Rochester City Council this month, and Mary Adams, who announced her resignation earlier this week.…

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  • Local malls shop new approachesLocal malls shop new approaches

    A thin film of dust covers the floor in the main foyer of the old Irondequoit Mall. It shows no footprints and generally gives the impression that nobody's been through the place in a while.…

    City Newspaper / 6 d. 19 h. 9 min. ago
  • Cuomo unveils big ideas; housing activists want actionCuomo unveils big ideas; housing activists want action

    As usual, Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State speech last week was full of big proposals – seemingly fuller than usual, maybe because he's ready to run for another term, maybe because he has his eye on the White House. Whatever the reason, Cuomo had a lengthy wish list, packed with a few things he can do on his own and lots that the state legislature will have to agree with.…

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  • A North Clinton cleanup focus: heroin salesA North Clinton cleanup focus: heroin sales

    The Rochester Police Department documented 179 heroin-related incidents last October – either sales or use – in just one location in the North Clinton area near St. Michael's Church. Although it was the worst hot spot for heroin activity in the neighborhood, it was just one of nearly three dozen such sites that the RPD identified during a 30-day surveillance.…

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  • Mary Adams leaving city school boardMary Adams leaving city school board

    The Rochester school board will have another vacancy to fill come the end of this month.  Board member Mary Adams submitted her resignation today citing family and professional considerations; Adams recently accepted a promotion at the University of Rochester's Center for Community Practice. …

    City Newspaper / 7 d. 4 h. 13 min. ago
  • Activists, tenants push for housing courtActivists, tenants push for housing court

    Jesus Miranda began renting an apartment at 960 Dewey Avenue over the summer.  He's had some problems in the place; if he runs his microwave and coffee maker at the same time, but on separate outlets, the circuit blows. But once the cold weather set in a few weeks ago, he started experiencing more serious problems.…

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  • Van White re-elected as Rochester school board presidentVan White re-elected as Rochester school board president

    The Rochester school board elected Van White to serve another term as board president in a 5-to-1 vote yesterday. Board member Liz Hallmark cast the dissenting vote.…

    City Newspaper / 13 d. 19 h. 9 min. ago
  • Exit interviews: reflections from four city leadersExit interviews: reflections from four city leaders

    our longtime elected officials who have dealt with some of Rochester's most serious challenges left office at the end of the year. Rochester has faced serious challenges during the last several decades: a rapid decline of manufacturing jobs, a deteriorating downtown, a declining tax base, a poverty rate that is one of the highest in the nation, and a school district with distressingly low test scores and graduation rates. Four longtime elected officials who have dealt with those challenges left office at the end of the year.…

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  • Housing group hits fundraiser goalHousing group hits fundraiser goal

    Elizabeth McGriff is one big step closer to buying back her Cedarwood Terrace house from the bank that foreclosed on it. And City Roots Community Land Trust is crucially close to a step that'll advance its work in affordable housing.…

    City Newspaper / 13 d. 19 h. 9 min. ago
  • Cobbs Hill Village plan heads to a voteCobbs Hill Village plan heads to a vote

    [UPDATED] City Planning Commission has postponed its decision on Cobbs Hill Village until Thursday, January 11. The commission will consider Rochester Management's proposal to demolish the buildings at Cobbs Hill Village and replace it with new, more modern buildings for seniors. UPDATE: The City Planning Commission announced Tuesday, following a meeting that ran until 11:45 p.m., that it would postpone its decision until Thursday, January 11. A deliberation meeting is planned for 5 p.m.…

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