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Buffalo Bills Superfan Pancho Billa Dies

By Spectrum News Staff After a long fight, his family confirmed that Buffalo Bills superfan Pancho Billa has died. The Texas resident, whose real name was Ezra Castro, passed away

Community

Rep. Morelle Introduces Gun Control Measure Aimed at Stores

By Spectrum News Staff Irondequoit Congressman Joe Morelle (D-25) is taking aim at gun stores in new legislation he says would reduce the number of legal guns falling into the

Community

Rain Washes Out Lilac Fest, Concerts Moved to Anthology

By Spectrum News Staff Danielle Ponder and the Tomorrow People, as well as the BB King Blues Band, will play at Anthology on East Avenue. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

State

Cuomo Signs Bill Increasing School Zone Speed Cameras

By Associated Press New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo invoked a mother’s instinct to protect as he signed legislation on Mother’s Day that expands the number of speed cameras in New

Community

Cool and Unsettled Mother’s Day

By Brooke Zegarelli Unfortunately, Mother’s Day will be cloudy and cool. It will be a rather damp day with periods of steadier rain, especially Sunday morning and night. Showers will

National

Chris Matthews Doesn’t Get the Hint After Guest Politely Checks Him for Comparing Campaign Work to Slavery

By Tanasia Kenney MSNBC’s Chris Matthews was called out by a guest panelist on Friday after suggesting that working for a tough campaign boss was comparable to slavery. The “Hardball”

National

Local Officers Prepare For 2019 Police Unity Tour

By Mary McCombs Law enforcement officers from across the nation will come together next week to honor more than 20,000 fallen officers.  Several local agencies have been training for the

Community

Interim RPD Chief La’Ron Singletary Seen as Beacon Of Hope

By Jim Aroune The man designated by Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren to be the next police chief says he was inspired by watching the men and women in blue uniforms

Community

Jalen Everett Shot and Killed in Rochester

By Spectrum News Staff PUBLISHED 10:06 PM ET May. 04, 2019 UPDATED 7:35 AM ET May. 05, 2019 One of the men acquitted of murder following the triple homicide at

Community

Voters to Decide Power of Proposed Police Accountability Board

By Spectrum News Staff Voters could get a chance to decide if the City Council’s proposed Police Accountability Board will be able to discipline officers. City Council is expected to

Sports

Prospect Profile: Oklahoma Tackle Cody Ford

By Jon Scott Being versatile is widely praised by the Bills brass, but it can be somewhat of a blessing and a curse for a player transitioning from the college

Community

Find Out What’s New at This Year’s Lilac Festival

By Matt Driffill The 121st annual Rochester Lilac Festival is less than one month away so it’s time to get ready for some flowers, nice weather, and lots of live music!

National

Fire Engulfs World-Renowned Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

By Spectrum News Staff PARIS — The world-renowned Notre Dame cathedral in Paris has been ravaged by a fire, and a French Interior Ministry official says firefighters may not be

State

Senecas Ordered to Pay State $255 Million in Casino Revenues

By Spectrum News Staff The Seneca Nation of Indians must pay $255 million to New York State, according to an arbitration panel. Back in January, the panel decided against the

Community

La’Ron Singletary Named New Rochester Police Chief

By Spectrum News Staff Twenty applications have been reviewed and the Rochester Police Department’s new chief has been chosen — and that man is La’Ron Singletary. Mayor Lovely Warren made