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City Council Approves Budget, Mayor’s Opponents Pounce

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — City Council approved Mayor Lovely Warren’s $525 million budget plan Tuesday night. The budget works to cut the city’s $41 million budget gap for

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Serious Injuries After Car Rear-ends HELP Truck

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A witness described it as something out of a movie. A car careened into the back of a state HELP truck Tuesday morning.

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Man Riding Mower Falls Off Cliff in Webster

By Spectrum News Staff WEBSTER, N.Y. — A 79-year old man died Sunday evening after he fell some 30 feet down a steep embankment on his riding lawnmower. Police said

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3 Plea Not Guilty to Murder and Robbery Charges in Connection to April Homicide

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Three men each facing two counts of second degree murder and robbery were arraigned Friday morning in connection with a homicide outside a Rochester

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19-Year-Old Killed in Hamlin Bulldozer Accident

By Spectrum News Staff   HAMLIN, N.Y. — Monroe County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a fatal farm accident on Redman Road in Hamlin around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Sheriff’s office say

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Man Charged with Arson in Connection to Hazmat Situation on Ridgeway

WEBSTER, N.Y. — A man is now charged in connection with the investigation into a hazmat situation at a vacant Rochester apartment building on Ridgeway Avenue. Rochester Fire Department officials say

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2 Found Dead After Rollover Crash on Harris Road

By Spectrum News Staff PENFIELD, N.Y. — Two people, a man and woman described by deputies as in their 20s, were found dead in the aftermath of a car crash

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22nd Annual Clarissa Street Reunion

  Rochester, New York – The 22nd Annual Clarissa Street Reunion will take place on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Since 1996 the annual reunion

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2 Bodies Discovered This Weekend in Rochester

By Alex Howard   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Dozens of officers scoured two separate crime scenes in Rochester for hours Sunday. At the site of a Dayton Street home, investigators discovered

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A Show of Bipartisan Support After Dinolfo’s Focus on Jobs

By Jordan Mazza Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo is rebooting the county’s Industrial Development Agency. That was one of the key announcements from her first annual State of the County

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Former Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon Passes

Leonard Redon, Mayor Lovely Warren’s former deputy mayor, has died due to complications from cancer. Redon stepped down from the role last year, after previously serving in the same position under

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Man Dead Following Shooting on Rochester’s Northwest Side

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting on Glendale Park in Rochester’s Edgerton neighborhood Monday night. Rochester Police Department officials

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Cause of Watkins Terrace Fire Could be Arson, Firefighters Say

By Web Staff   ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Investigators are looking into what started a fire at a home at Watkins Terrace in Rochester on Sunday night. They say the same

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Child Struck by Car on Chili Avenue, No Charges Filed

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police say no charges will be filed after a girl was hit by car early Friday morning. Police say a 10-year-old child