Rochester

Occupy Wall Street protesters march on to the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Oct 1, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Make Court Appearances In New York

Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.

12/14/2011

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Nassau County Opens New Court For Veterans

Nassau County officials are marking Veterans Day a day early. They opened a court Thursday dedicated to cases involving former service members involved in non-violent crimes.

11/10/2011

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Mayor Bloomberg Applauds Test Score Improvement By NYC Students

In New York City, 43.9 percent of students met or exceeded the English proficiency standard. That’s up from 42.4 percent last year. In math, 57.3 percent of city students were proficient, up from 54 percent last year.

08/08/2011

FILE -- Omega Mckenzie gets into a moving truck moments before leaving for Atlanta, Georgia from Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report Shows 1.6 Million New Yorkers Left Empire State Since 2000

The number of New Yorkers who have left the state totaled more than the populations of Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, White Plains and West Babylon combined.

08/03/2011

Workers evaluate the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a tour bus carrying about 50 people on the New York State Thruway in Waterloo, N.Y., Friday, July 22, 2011. (credit: David Duprey/AP)

At Least One Dead, 30 Injured When New York City-Bound Tour Bus Crashes In Waterloo

The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.

07/22/2011

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Cops: NY Woman Stabbed Beau Over Facebook ‘Friend’

Police say a woman in upstate New York became enraged and stabbed her boyfriend after learning that he had “friended” another woman on Facebook.

03/05/2011

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Rochester Woman Charged In Fatal Party Stabbing

Police say 46-year-old James Singleton died at a Rochester hospital several hours after he was stabbed in the thigh with a piece of broken glass when a fight broke out between two women at a party.

01/04/2011

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Mother, Son Injured By 2 Pit Bulls In Rochester

Officers said the victims were treated for minor injuries. The dogs couldn’t be located at the scene.

01/03/2011

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NY Officials List 67 Schools As Lowest Achievers

New York education officials have identified 67 public schools as “persistently lowest achieving” and listed 58 for registration review.

12/09/2010

Ex-NY Prof Sentenced For Strangling Wife In ’09

Timothy Wells apologized during Friday’s sentencing to killing his wife last Nov. 30.

11/19/2010

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Shoppers Shrug Off Fears About Toxic Reusable Bags

The stir in supermarkets and Congress is less about whether the toxin might rub off on food and more about whether they could accumulate in landfills and create an environmental hazard.

11/19/2010

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Rochester Police Chief Quits Suddenly

The mayor said the chief had done nothing wrong and praised him as a good man.

11/06/2010

Paladino (L), Cuomo (R) (Photo/Getty Images)

Cuomo, Paladino Make Final Push Ahead Of Election

Cuomo addressed a crowd at LaGuardia Community College Monday. Meanwhile, Paladino remained confident despite poll numbers when speaking to reporters in Batavia.

11/01/2010

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Authorities Find Woman’s Burnt Remains In N.Y. Town

RICHMOND, N.Y. (AP) — Firefighters responding to a call found the burnt remains of a woman in a town south of Rochester. The call of a fire on Pierpont Road in Richmond came in around […]

10/24/2010

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N.Y. Man Arrested After Voicing Desire To Kill Bush

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban Rochester man faces charges after telling the Secret Service of a desire to kill former President George W. Bush. Ian Rotunno was detained Oct. 7 after he abruptly left […]

10/23/2010

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