Community

Back to homepage
Community

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

Community

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.

Community

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community Sports

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

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

Community

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren earns 2nd term in office

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Lovely Warren secured a 2nd term as Rochester mayor with a landslide victory. Following the bruising campaign leading up to the party primary

Community

ROC the vote: Need to know info for Election Day 2017

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The polls are officially open for Election Day 2017 and there are several races locally that will impact Monroe County residents. Rochester Mayor

Community

Assembly speaker opposed to authorization of Constitutional Convention

By Zack Fink When asked about how he would like to see New Yorkers vote next week on three separate ballot questions, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said, “No, yes, yes.”

Community

Rochester wine club holds first annual African American Vino Noir Wine Festival

Rochester is popping the cork on a growing but not well-known business. The Willmont Wine Club held its first annual African American Vino Noir Wine Festival Sunday night. The event

Community

October 13 Declared “Seen Enough Tobacco Day” here and across New York State to Protect Youth from Tobacco Marketing

Rochester, N.Y. – Youth in Monroe County and across New York State declared Friday, October 13 as the first ever “Seen Enough Tobacco Day”. This day is about protecting themselves