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Church’s annual MLK celebration builds, raises and repairs community

ROCHESTER N.Y. — One church invited local leaders and community members to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. King is recognized for service and

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Thankful tenant applauds firefighters’ swift response

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester firefighters say they were able to quickly put out an early morning attic fire. They say smoke was coming from the attic

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Chili man arrested for snow plow scam

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says a Chili man charged in a snow plow scam that defrauded at least 50 people has a suspended

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RPD investigating ‘suspicious’ overnight death near Lake Avenue

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police are investigating the early morning death of a man on the city’s west side. His body was found in a house

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Rochester tenants living in substandard conditions call for creation of Housing Court

By Cristina Domingues ROCHESTER. N.Y. — No gas. No gas at all. Jesus Miranda moved into an apartment at 960 Dewey Ave in Rochester six months ago. “The hot water,

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Short playoff run still a memory of a lifetime for thousands

By Andy Young JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Lot X outside of EverBank Field in Jacksonville sure seemed like it was home sweet home for Bills fans on Sunday. “This is amazing,”

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Preparing for the brutal cold and dangerous wind chills in the days ahead

By Mary McCombs ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Thursday’s temperature of 20 degrees in downtown Rochester will have felt warm by this time Friday. Forecasters say cold temperatures along with strong winds

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Familiar faces: Past meets present for Marrone, Marcell

By Spectrum News Staff One of the most talked about storylines heading into this weeks first round of NFL playoffs will be the Bills playing their former head coach and

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Lovely Warren begins second mayoral term

By Jordan Mazza ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Lovely Warren began her second term as Rochester mayor Monday with an inauguration ceremony at the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall. Her inauguration

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Drivers urged to take precautions during snow conditions

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Drivers are being asked to take more precautions as the snow piles up across the area. According to AAA, road side service calls have

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Mayor Warren slams Barnhart over FOIL requests

By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The city of Rochester is giving community members easier access of public records. City officials say a fully searchable “reading room” was

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Rochester shelters work to bring homeless in from the cold

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Safety concerns are rising as the cold temperatures continue to drop. A Code Blue weather warning remains in effect for New York State. The

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Home a total loss, apartments damaged in separate Chili fires

By Spectrum News Staff CHILI, N.Y. — Several crews are currently at the scene of a fire at a Chili apartment complex. Crews responded to the 2 alarm fire around

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Officers on patrol deliver gift baskets during Christmas traffic stops

By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Seeing flashing red lights in the rear view mirror was not a bad sign for a handful of drivers in Rochester this

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Suspect in Apple Farm arson indicted

By Spectrum News Staff VICTOR, N.Y. — An arson suspect in the Victor Apple Farm fire is quickly making her way through the justice system. A jury indicted Karen Bahai