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Rochester police identify Dewey Avenue shooting victim

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Rochester Police Department has released the name of the victim in Saturday night’s shooting on Dewey Avenue. The victim has been identified

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Rochester Women’s Network

      Rochester Women’s Network is the premier networking organization for professional women in all stages of their careers in the Greater Rochester Area. RWN members actively support one

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New York State to Protect Youth from Tobacco Marketing

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

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One shot fired following police chase on Monroe Avenue

By Jordan Mazza ROCHESTER, N.Y. — New York State police are releasing more information on last night’s police chase that ended in gunfire. They’re releasing the name of the suspect,

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Woman allegedly shoved, goaded Judge Astacio

By Spectrum News Staff The Spencerport woman accused of confronting Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio, allegedly pushing her and daring the judge to “take things outside,” was supposed to

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Woman arrested after allegedly harassing Judge Astacio

  By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police say they arrested a Spencerport woman for allegedly harassing embattled Rochester City Court Judge Leticia Astacio at a city night

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Why is Cuomo increasingly concerned with federal issues?

By Ryan Whalen ALBANY, N.Y. — Whether he’s talking about gun control in New York City Or discussing tax reform with reporters in Watertown, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been vocal

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Off-duty parole officer killed in Canandaigua shootout

By Spectrum News Staff CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — The New York State Department of Corrections confirmed Wednesday night that the person killed in the shootout at the Pinnacle North Development in

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2 shot dead in Fairport backyard

By Spectrum News Staff FAIRPORT, N.Y. — Two people were found shot to death early Wednesday morning in a Village of Fairport neighborhood. Fairport Police Chief Samuel Farina says two

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Police make second arrest in fatal Bernard Street shooting

By Spectrum News Staff ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police have made a second arrest in connection with a fatal shooting last month on the city’s north side. Police charged 20-year

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1st human case of West Nile reported in Monroe County

By Jordan Mazza ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Stay on the lookout for mosquitoes as the first human case of West Nile Virus has been reported in Monroe County this year. The

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Manchester judge indicted on larceny charges

By Spectrum News Staff TOWN OF MANCHESTER, N.Y. — A Manchester town judge is facing larceny charges, according to the Ontario County District Attorney. Judge Erika Martin pleaded not guilty

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A community unites to help the homeless

By Melanie Johnson ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Homeless shelters and advocates gathered at the United Presbyterian Church Monday to discuss homelessness in Rochester and throughout the county. “We still believe that

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Neighbors express concern over cats on Chili condemned private property

By Breon Martin CHILI, N.Y. — A colony of more than 20 cats and kittens has taken over a Chili property that was bought out by the city in July.

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Neighbors mourning loss of close friend after fatal shooting in Rochester

By Breon Martin ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Neighbors are struggling to come to grips with the loss of their 65-year-old friend after a fatal shooting in Rochester. “He was a good