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RPD investigating after 16-year-old is killed in a motorcycle crash

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — According to police, a 16-year-old operating a motorcycle died after crashing into a parked car on Randolph Street Wednesday evening. The

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Family of Gates homicide victim knows tragedy all too well

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Family members are grieving after a woman was stabbed and thrown out of a moving vehicle in Gates Monday. The victim’s

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18-year-old Hilton student dead after crash in Greece

    By Spectrum News Staff GREECE, N.Y. — The Hilton community is in mourning Monday: A student is dead and another is seriously injured after a car crash in

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Cadillac Hotel residents clear out for renovations

    By Wendy Mills The Cadillac Hotel in downtown Rochester is scheduled to close Friday for renovations. The clerk at the hotel this morning says the hotel is closing

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Mother pleads not guilty to endangerment charge after son swallows fentanyl

    By Wendy Mills The mother of a 9-month-boy revived by Narcan after ingesting fentanyl pleaded not guilty to child endangerment charges Thursday. The infant was released from the

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There is a war in Yemen

    It will not stop once you flip the channel or change your mind There is a war in Yemen In hospital basements munitions are collected like cadavers in

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Our Voice- Talk Radio

    OV Talk Radio is a radio show featuring people and stories from our community in Rochester and the surrounding area. You’ll hear classic R&B, some hip hop, and

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Arrest made after 3-year-old dies in hit-and-run crash

    By Jillian Parker ROCHESTER, N.Y. — An arrest has been made in the death of 3-year-old Amir Pallet, who was killed in a hit and run on Lyell

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Massive downtown fire displaces more than 2 dozen

  By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — More than two dozen people were impacted by an early morning fire in downtown Rochester. “I think it is a miracle

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Sibley Square transformation complete

    By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Sibley Square’s transformation from department store to apartments is finished. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) was on hand as the ribbon

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Search for missing boy resumes, suspect awaits court hearing

  By Spectrum News Staff     SODUS, N.Y. — The search for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon will pick up again Tuesday morning. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says police and

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Search for missing baby resumes Monday

    By Spectrum News Staff SODUS, N.Y. — The search for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon resumed Monday. Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts says police and 200 volunteers were unable to

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TMZ Host Gets Into It with Comedian for Saying N-Word to His Face

By Daryl Nelson The comedian Josh Denny, who said the term “straight white male is this century’s new n-word,” got into a back and forth with TMZ’s Van Lathan. Lathan

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Million dollar Douglass center sits vacant

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — About $1 million in funding went into establishing the Frederick Douglass Resource Center, but the building now sits vacant; doors locked and phones disconnected.