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Rochester man sentenced for 2016 murder of wife and daughter

By Mary McCombs ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Calling it a horrific crime, a judge sentenced a Rochester man to serve two consecutive life sentences for the brutal killing of his estranged

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Mission accomplished on McCoy’s ’10K Chase’

Chris Brown Bills Insider   LeSean McCoy eclipsed the 10-thousand yard rushing mark on Sunday, but his sights are set higher both personally and for his team. It’s not his

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Driving privileges suspended for father charged in fatal crash

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A judge has suspended all driving privileges for the man accused causing the Halloween crash that killed his baby daughter. Issac McCrea, 34,

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Signs pointing to Tyrod as Sunday’s starter

    By Jon Scott ORCHARD PARK — As Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor was carted off the field during the Patriots game, he thought the worst. “I didn’t know what was

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Police: Note found with woman’s body

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Elwell McPhail pleaded not guilty Monday to second degree murder in the death of Syreeta Knight, whose body was found Saturday inside a

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Police make arrest in Geneva homicide, man facing murder charge

By Spectrum News Staff WOLCOTT, N.Y. — Police have made an arrest in connection to this week’s fatal shooting in Geneva. Authorities say 30-year-old Willie McKoy Jr. has been arrested

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Lawyer admits to stealing nearly $400,000 from clients

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A local attorney and former East Rochester town justice has surrendered his license after admitting to the misappropriation of almost $400,000 from former clients.

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RPD makes arrest in last week’s fatal hit-and-run

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police have made an arrest in connection to last week’s fatal hit-and-run near the University of Rochester campus. Jon Jamberdino, 27, is charged with the leaving

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Human trafficking victims find help in Rochester coalition

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — New York State has the fifth highest call volume to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, according to the Rochester Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking. The group

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One dead, one injured in Rochester shooting

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A man is dead and another is injured after a shooting on Terry Street in Rochester early Sunday morning. Rochester police were called

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Tyrod Taylor to start at QB against Chiefs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — After being named a backup last week, Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor will be back in the starting lineup for this Sunday’s game against the Kansas City

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Amber Alert not issued for missing child and family wants answers

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The happy homecoming of a missing 5-year-old Rochester girl is not the end of the story for her family. Despite the family reporting Laylani

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car

By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — One man is dead after police say a drunk driver hit and killed a pedestrian on Rochester’s east side. The crash happened

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Woman recovering after shooting, no arrests made

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police are investigating a reported shooting on the city’s north east side. They were called to 55 Ontario Street near Woodward Street

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Judge Astacio back to jail following latest hearing

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio wasn’t a free woman for very long, as she was again sent to jail after a hearing for a