Rochester

Snow blankets a roadway in the Buffalo,  area on Nov. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Nearly 3 Feet Of Snow Falls On Buffalo Area; Amtrak Service Snagged

Amtrak trains that run through upstate New York will be halted at Albany through Wednesday afternoon, after a snowstorm described as being among the worst in recent memory pounded the Buffalo area.

11/18/2014

Catherine Butler (credit: Gates Police)

Woman In Zombie Costume Charged Twice With DWI Near Rochester

Police say a woman wearing a zombie costume and makeup was charged with drunken driving twice within three hours after attending a Rochester bar’s “zombie prom” party.

10/29/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Denies Plotting To Aid Islamic State Group

Mufid Elfgeeh pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the group designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S.

09/18/2014

Mufid Elfgeeh is charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS. (Credit: U.S. Attorney General's office)

Rochester Man Accused Of Trying To Help 3 People Fight For ISIS

A Rochester man was indicted Tuesday on charges that he tried to help three people go to Syria and fight for Islamic State.

09/16/2014

A private plane that took off from Rochester crashed offshore from Jamaica after the pilot went unconscious on Friday, Sept. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Coast Guard Cutter Joins Search For Plane Believed Missing Off Of Jamaica

A search-and-rescue operation resumed at first light Saturday off Jamaica’s northeast coast as crews hope to solve the mystery of a private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple

09/06/2014

Thomas Vanek (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ex-Islanders Forward Vanek Helping Federal Probe In Rochester

In statement released by his agent, Vanek said he was asked for his cooperation in an investigation. He said he wasn’t a target of the probe or prosecution.

07/22/2014

Red light camera (credit: CBS 2)

AAA: NYS Red-Light Camera Programs Have Dropped The Ball In Reporting Effectiveness

A study by AAA found serious flaws in the red-light camera programs in New York City and several other municipalities in the state.

05/19/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Must Pick New Running Mate After Duffy Decides Not To Run

Governor Andrew Cuomo will need to find a new running mate, since Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy has decided he will not be seeking another term.

05/08/2014

Sink Spigot

State Fairgoers: Rochester Has N.Y. State’s Tastiest Drinking Water

Rochester beat out New York City and Mount Vernon this week as the winner of the New York State Drinking Water Contest.

08/31/2013

Youth vandals allegedly did this and more to a home near Rochester. Now, the man who claims he caught them is facing charges. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Faces Charges After Catching Alleged Vandals In The Act

The boys are accused of causing havoc in the home, near Rochester, but now the man who caught them could be in trouble.

06/17/2013

Plane Off Newark Runway

Commuter Plane Blows Tires, Veers Off Runway At Newark Airport

A United Express flight from Rochester blew its tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday evening and veered off the runway.

01/20/2013

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied Upstate New York School Bus Monitor Launches Anti-Bullying Foundation

Karen Klein’s story sparked nationwide outrage and prompted 32,000 people to donate money on her behalf. In all, more than $700,000 was raised, so Klein has launched her own anti-bullying foundation.

08/22/2012

Karen Klein (credit: CBS 2)

Bullied School Bus Monitor Karen Klein Announces That She’s Retiring

The 68-year-old suburban Rochester grandmother said that she’s not quitting because of what happened on the last day of school in June, when four seventh-grade students taunted her with profanity, insults and threats during a school-bus run.

07/28/2012

nofire

NY State Dry Spell Prompts Warnings To NY Boaters, Campers

State officials are warning campers and boaters of a high fire danger and low water levels in the state due to hot weather and a lack of rain over the past 10 days.

07/13/2012

Help Wanted (credit: clipart.com)

New York Officials To Hold 11 Job Fairs Across The State

New York officials have scheduled a series of job fairs across the state this month to showcase more than 10,000 job opportunities.

06/06/2012

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