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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


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

Arts Community Music

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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Community Health

AMR/City of Rochester and UR Trauma Team-up to host Lifesaving Training

      Rochester, NY – American Medical Response (AMR), University of Rochester’s Trauma team and the City of Rochester in partnership will observe EMS Week by offering “Hands-Only CPR”


Albion to Rochester Drug Ring Busted in Orleans County

By Spectrum News Staff ALBION, N.Y. — The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force says it’s busted-up a drug ring where crack cocaine was funneled from Rochester to the


Rochester Man Dead After Shooting at Girls Basketball Game

By Spectrum News Staff WEST SENECA, N.Y. — A Rochester man is dead and another is in custody after a shooting at an AAU girls basketball game at the Niagara

Community Sports

Bills Deal Down, Take a Cornerback at No. 27

  By Spectrum News Staff PHILADELPHIA — The Buffalo Bills moved back Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft and then selected Tre’Davious White, hoping the LSU cornerback


City Council Decides to Subpoena RPD in Rickey Bryant Case

By Melanie Johnson Rochester City Council voted unanimously to conduct an independent investigation into claims of police brutality in the Rochester Police Department. Council members decided to subpoena RPD Tuesday