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Eugene Lockhart, co-owner of legendary Midtown Mall shop All Day Sunday, dies

  By Tracy Schuhmacher and Meghan Finnerty,     Eugene “Frank” Lockhart, co-owner of the legendary Midtown Mall shop All Day Sunday, died last week of heart disease, his family


Jordan Health Center employees strike after failed negotiations

By Breon Martin ROCHESTER N.Y. — Employees of Anthony L. Jordan Health Center are striking Monday, following several failed attempts at negotiation for healthcare benefits, wage increase, and more. “We’re


GPS devices donated to Rochester autism community in honor of Trevyan Rowe

By Melanie Johnson A global GPS company is giving Rochester families another way to watch after their autistic children. “It’s important to me because I’m going to be able to

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Tune In to or 104.3 fm for some good smooth tunes to start your morning.

Join Us Tuesday 10-11am on    Big Momma… The True Trap Queen will be in the studio tomorrow on 104.3 fm talking about her new book, career, family,


Vigil for Sidney St. homicide victim, suspect pleads not guilt

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The suspect in a homicide on Sidney Street in Rochester was arraigned Monday. Theotis Davis, 28 of Rochester, is charged with second degree


State police cruiser T-boned in overnight Rochester police chase

  By Spectrum News Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A police chase ended in a crash in downtown Rochester overnight. Rochester police say they tried to stop a suspect, 52-year-old


Flower City Challenge to Alter Several Traffic Patterns

    City of Rochester Motorist Advisory   The Half Marathon and 5K races associated with the Rochester Regional Health System Flower City Challenge will create the following traffic impacts


Mother, son dead after gas leak in Kendall home

By Spectrum News Staff KENDALL, N.Y. — An Orleans County mother and son are dead after a reported gas leak in their Kendall home. Firefighters found the bodies of 38-year-old


19-year-old Binghamton University student stabbed to death identified

By Spectrum News Staff Binghamton University has identified the 19-year-old student killed in an on campus stabbing. The university posted a statement Monday morning saying that Joao Souza, had died


Firefighters retrieve body from Genesee River

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Firefighters and a scuba team rescued what appears to be a woman’s body in the Genesee River, according to Rochester Police. Rochester firefighters


Questions over marijuana support follow Cuomo underground

        By Zack Fink   In a Democratic primary fight that shaping’s up to be a tough battle, Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon to


State investigating RGH’s handling of mother charged with gruesome murder

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Health confirms that it is investigating Rochester General Hospital’s handling of the treatment of a town of


Sentence reduced for man convicted of killing RIT professor

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The man convicted in 2014 of killing an RIT professor has had that conviction reduced. Jerrell Henry was convicted of first degree murder


RPD: Man found shot dead in backyard on Seward Street

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police are investigating a homicide on the city’s southwest side. Officials say they responded to a shooting on Seward Street at 6:25

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Joe Beard: Rochester’s Quintessential Bluesman Keeps Rolling

    Inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame in 2017, octogenarian Joe Beard cuts a tall, slender, handsome, and exceedingly cool persona. Anyone who has watched him play in