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19 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

RBJ Report: District spending per child

How much on average does your child's school district spend on each student? It is just one of the questions being asked as part of a closer look into local school districts and how they spend your tax money.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Irondequoit, NY, Rochester, NY, East Rochester, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Truck hit by object thrown from Thruway overpass

State police say they're investigating damage caused to a tractor-trailer by an object that was tossed from a Thruway overpass in western New York.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

13WHAM

Scrutiny of arrest caught on tape

Ryan Conklin and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office have different takes on the circumstances that resulted in his arrest on July 4th.

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Related Topix: West Henrietta, NY

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHAM-AM Rochester

Thunderstroms Rip Through Leaving A Mess Behind

Rochester N.Y.- More than 16,000 Rochester Gas and Electric Customers are out of service because of the swift and violent thunderstorm that just blew across the area.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Weather, West Henrietta, NY, Henrietta, NY

13WHAM

Chili man disappeared 7 years ago

His parents presented a check to Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn and Rochester Deputy police Chief Fred Bill Monday.

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Rochester Business Journal

Are higher graduation rates tied to spending?

Does higher per-pupil spending produce higher graduation rates? Not necessarily, according to an analysis of data from the state Department of Education that will appear in the 2014 Rochester Business Journal Schools Report Card, which will be published as a supplement to this Friday's edition of the paper.

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Related Topix: Ontario County, NY, Victor, NY, Pittsford, NY, Irondequoit, NY

WHAM-AM Rochester

Lawsuit Dismissed Against County Fair

A state court has dealt another blow to seven Northampton Park neighbors who filed a lawsuit challenging Monroe County's decision to move the county fair there.

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13WHAM

Program reduces penalty for texting while driving

A retired police officer and the Monroe County District attorney have teamed up to start a new court diversion program to help distracted drivers.

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Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Greece, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

13WHAM

Siblings arraigned for arson

Rochester / Spencerport, N.Y. --- A brother and sister entered not guilty pleas in front of a New York State Supreme Court Justice on Monday.

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Related Topix: Spencerport, NY, Prison

13WHAM

Medical Motor Service gets new bus

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR MOST OF WESTERN NEW YORK.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rochester, NY

13WHAM

Pittsford man pleads not guilty in fatal crash

A Pittsford man indicted in connection with a fatal accident in Henrietta pleaded not guilty to the charges Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Pittsford, NY, Henrietta, NY

Sat Jul 05, 2014

13WHAM

WWII vet dies in small plane crash in upstate NY

Authorities say an 88-year-old World War II veteran who loved to fly was killed today when his single-engine plane crashed at the upstate New York airfield that bore his name.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Life, Veteran Affairs

13WHAM

Car crashes into house in Parma

A car accident on Trimmer Road around 3 a.m. Saturday led to the arrest of one man for driving while intoxicated, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

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WHAM-AM Rochester

Update on Summerville Pier crash

Charges may be filed after a boat crashed into the Summerville Pier in Irondequoit late last night -- the second time a boat has crashed there in three weeks.

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Related Topix: Irondequoit, NY, Rochester, NY, Ontario, NY

Fri Jul 04, 2014

13WHAM

Increased police presence

Rochester Police and the Monroe County Sheriff's Department delivered on their word to increase security at Ontario Beach Park on the Independence Day holiday.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

13WHAM

Gambling ring suspects arrested in past

Two men stood before a judge on Tuesday facing gambling and related criminal charges; repeating a scene that unfolded years ago when the same men stood before a different judge accused of gambling.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jun 30, 2014

13WHAM

Nepali refugees targeted by crime

Rochester, N.Y. --- Rochester Police and others in the community are now working to empower Nepali refugees who have recently become targets of crime in some neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Prison, Rochester, NY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

13WHAM

Storms knock out power for thousands

RG&E said they're not sure when they'll be able to restore power, but they do have crews out in force Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Pittsford, NY, Webster, NY, Brighton, NY, Wayne County, NY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Area crossing guards to be honored Friday

As the school year comes to a close, the people who make sure your kids get to and from school safely are being honored for their work.

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Related Topix: Brockport, NY

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Pharmaceutical drop-off at Wegmans in Irondequoit

Do you have unused or expired prescription medications that are you unsure what to do with? Monroe County's Department of Environmental Services is partnering with Wegmans and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office to hold a pharmaceutical waste collection on Saturday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wegmans on Titus Avenue.

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Related Topix: Irondequoit, NY

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