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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


Ex-NY Prof Sentenced For Strangling Wife In ’09

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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 […]



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 […]


New Yorkers Rally For Agent Accused Of Island Murder

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Law enforcement officers and a U.S. congressman are rallying behind a federal agent accused of murder in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The lawmen and U.S. Rep. Chris Lee held a demonstration […]


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Police: 3 Rochester Women Injured In Street Brawl

Police Capt. Peter Leach told the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester that the fight involved neighbors on a Rochester street.