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Pride Week begins: Top 10 events

    By Matt Driffill ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Pride Week officially kicked off Monday evening with the opening ceremonies and raising of a 60-foot flag at City Hall, with a

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Mayor Introduces Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth

        Mayor Lovely A. Warren and City Councilmember Mitch Gruber are seeking to ban the so-called practice of “conversion therapy” within the City of Rochester. “This controversial

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16 arrested during peaceful demonstration during Black Lives Matter Rally

    By Brandi Starks   (July 9th, 2018) Rochester, NY-  Saturday, July 7th, 2018, 16 people were arrested while peacefully declaring the mantra, “Black Lives Matter”. The protesters were

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U-Prep president retires after blocking student speech

  By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Board of trustees of the University Preparatory Charter School for Young Men says it’s accepted the retirement of the school’s president

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Trooper, suspect killed after domestic call near Corning

  By Associated Press   ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York state trooper responding to an early-morning domestic call has been killed along with a suspect. An official with

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ROC THE PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL

        The Roc the Park Urban Music Festival is a series of 3 concerts at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park (353 Court Street, next to The Strong Museum

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Statement by Mayor Lovely Warren on Recent Supreme Court Decision

    City of Rochester News Release I am profoundly disappointed in the recent Supreme Court decision which delivered a significant blow to the union movement in America. America’s unions

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City proposes more parcels for Inner Loop transformation project

    By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A four year project to transform downtown’s inner loop could be expanding with two more parcel proposals announced by the

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Missing Wilson Academy teacher found safe

    By Spectrum News ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A missing Rochester teacher was found and is safe. The daughter of Ellice Harding, a 53-year-old speech therapist at Wilson Academy, confirmed

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Search underway for missing Wilson Academy teacher

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The search continues this morning for a missing Rochester teacher. Police are investigating the disappearance of Wilson Academy teacher Ellice Harding,

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Charlie Tan to plead guilty in federal court

    By Spectrum News Staff SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Charlie Tan, a man previously accused of killing his father in their Pittsford home back in in February of 2015, is

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2nd guilty plea in 5LINX fraud case

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The second of three former Rochester businessmen charged in a wire fraud and money laundering scheme prosecutors say cheated investors out of millions of dollars

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2 Rochester men facing federal charges for Ponzi scheme

    By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Two Rochester men are facing federal charges for allegedly cheating hundreds of people out of millions of dollars in what the

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2 dead, 1 critically injured after shooting in 19th Ward

      By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Two people are dead and another in critical condition after a shooting in the city’s southwest side. Police say two

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Fatal Caroline St. stabbing suspect arrested out west

    By Andrew Freeman A man was arrested in the state of Washington Monday, accused of killing his girlfriend in Rochester before fleeing New York. “If there was such thing as