Strong Winds, Arctic Cold Transform Upstate Lakefront Homes Into Ice PalacesLast week's double whammy of hurricane-force winds followed by an arctic blast has turned several homes along Lake Ontario near Rochester into ice palaces.
Second Firefighter Killed In Christmas Eve Ambush Laid To RestTomasz Kaczowka was just 19. Thousands of mourners gathered Sunday for the funeral of his fellow firefighter Michael Chiapperini.
Lawmakers Demand Penalties For Those Who Give Guns To CriminalsIt turned out it was a neighbor who bought the guns a convicted felon used to kill two firefighters near Rochester on Christmas Eve, and now some state lawmakers want a way to jail people who knowingly give guns to criminals.
Woman Arrested In Connection With Upstate Firefighter Killings InvestigationNew York State Police Senior Investigator James Newell says Dawn Nguyen, of Rochester, faces a state charge of filing a falsified business record.
Funerals Set For Slain Firefighters In Webster Michael Chiapperini, 34, and Tomasz Kaczowska, 19, were killed Monday after 62-year-old ex-convict William Spengler armed himself with three weapons and set his house on fire to lure first responders into a death trap.
Human Remains Found In Home Of Webster Gunman, Who Left Chilling NoteWilliam Spengler left a typewritten note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and "do what I like doing best, killing people," police said.
Police: Firefighters Shot Dead While Responding To Call In Upstate New YorkOfficials say a fire started in one home and spread to two others and a car.