- New York woman charged with killing woman in rural home Updated: Feb-09-16 11:59 am
WARSAW, New York - A rural western New York woman is charged with murdering another woman who was found dead over the weekend in her nearby home.
- Police ID man killed in mass shooting at Rochester nightclub Updated: Feb-09-16 10:37 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Authorities have released the name of the man who was killed and the seven other people who were injured when gunfire erupted outside a Rochester nightclub last weekend.
- Police: 2 shot, wounded inside Rochester apartment building Updated: Feb-09-16 7:06 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Police say two people are recovering from gunshot wounds after someone opened fire in a downtown Rochester apartment building.
- Suburban Rochester woman's body found in Lake Ontario Updated: Feb-08-16 8:03 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Authorities say a 72-year-old woman whose body was found in Lake Ontario not far from her suburban Rochester home apparently died in an accidental drowning.
- 1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting outside Rochester, New York, bar Updated: Feb-07-16 4:11 pm
NEW YORK - Police say a dispute in a Rochester, New York, bar spilled outside and erupted into gunfire that left one man dead and seven other people injured.
- Snowplow schemer to get parole in western New York case Updated: Feb-06-16 1:36 pm
ROCHESTER, New York - A man behind a snowplowing scam that victimized over 200 people in western New York has been granted parole.
- Upstate NY college dealing with racially motivated robbery Updated: Feb-06-16 9:01 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Authorities are investigating a robbery at an upstate New York college that's being called racially motivated.
- Museum hosts talk on Frederick Douglass 1845 trip to Ireland Updated: Feb-06-16 6:15 am
ALBANY, New York - A western New York college professor is giving a talk at an Albany museum on the trip the black abolitionist Frederick Douglass made to Ireland more than 170 years ago.
- NY prison officials consider introducing pepper spray Updated: Feb-04-16 4:40 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York corrections commissioner says prison officials want to introduce pepper spray to deescalate confrontations between officers and inmates.
- Health dept. finds cause for sickness linked to dance event Updated: Feb-04-16 9:02 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Health officials say norovirus caused scores of people to become ill after they attended a dance competition held in Rochester last month.
- Police: Officer fired shotgun during Rochester drug probe Updated: Feb-03-16 9:15 pm
ROCHESTER, New York - Police in Rochester say an officer fired a shotgun while executing a search warrant after a man refused to drop a mop handle.
- High winds knock out power to 11K customers in upstate NY Updated: Feb-03-16 7:05 am
BUFFALO, New York - High winds are being blamed for downing power lines and knocking out electricity service to more than 11,000 utility customers in parts of upstate New York.
- Official: House exploded minutes after firefighters arrived Updated: Feb-03-16 6:34 am
HENRIETTA, New York - Firefighters say a suburban Rochester house explosion would've been deadly if it had happened two minutes earlier.
- Sabres enter NHL All-Star break by demoting 3 to minors Updated: Jan-27-16 12:14 pm
BUFFALO, New York - The Buffalo Sabres have assigned three forwards to the minors as the team enters its weeklong NHL All-Star break.
- Ex-public defender gets 5 years for pot-growing operation Updated: Jan-27-16 7:24 am
BUFFALO, New York - A former western New York public defender is heading to prison after admitting he had guns to protect his marijuana-growing operation.
- Underground blasts blow covers off Rochester manholes Updated: Jan-27-16 7:05 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Officials are looking into the cause of explosions that blew the covers off several manhole covers on a Rochester street.
- Thruway travel plaza reopens after crash blocks entrance Updated: Jan-27-16 6:39 am
HENRIETTA, New York - A tractor-trailer has been removed from the entrance to a travel plaza on the Thruway near Rochester after the truck crashed and overturned.
- Seton Hall star and Hall of Famer Bobby Wanzer dies at 94 Updated: Jan-25-16 1:14 pm
PITTSFORD, New York - Hall of Famer Bobby Wanzer, who starred at point guard for Seton Hall in the 1940s and led the Rochester Royals to their only NBA championship, has died.
- NY native to oversee new upstate national veterans cemetery Updated: Jan-25-16 9:17 am
BATAVIA, New York - The man who will oversee the new national cemetery to be built in western New York is a native of the region and a military veteran himself.
- Small plane lands safely in backyard after engine ices up Updated: Jan-22-16 9:22 am
MACEDON, New York - The pilot of a single-engine plane safely landed in a field behind a western New York home after the engine iced-up.
- 1 man killed, 1 hurt when hit by vehicle on western NY road Updated: Jan-22-16 7:58 am
MENDON, New York - Authorities say one man is dead and another has minor injuries after they were hit by a vehicle when their truck ran out of gas on a western New York road.
- Police investigating fatal daytime shooting in Rochester Updated: Jan-21-16 7:23 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Police say they're investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was gunned down on a Rochester street in the middle of the day.
- Police arrest another man in NY college kidnapping case Updated: Jan-21-16 3:02 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Rochester police have charged two more people in connection with the kidnapping of two male University of Rochester students.
- 5 in western NY sentenced for $5.5M plot to defraud Xerox Updated: Jan-20-16 7:15 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Five people from western New York have been sentenced for a scheme that involved billing the Xerox Corp. for $5.5 million in services that were never provided.
- Police: Ex-boyfriend killed NY students before suicide Updated: Jan-18-16 4:17 pm
GENESEO, New York - A 24-year-old man distraught over a recent breakup stabbed to death his ex-girlfriend and a fellow college athlete she was with in her off-campus bedroom before apparently killing himself with the same knife, police said Monday.