3 hrs ago
Bath Salts: How the Hidden Drug Problem Could Affect the Merkel / Scerbo Trials
On a late Saturday night in Penfield last summer, 29-year-old Ray Shrout was looking to buy drugs.
7 hrs ago
Suspect in home invasion sexual assault in Le Roy charged with multiple felonies
A 29-year-old Gilbert Street resident ahs been accused of sexually assaulting another Gilbert Street resident May 9 and is being held without bail on felony charges.
9 hrs ago
Suspect Fires Gun At Two Monroe County Probation Officers
Rochester, N.Y.- Rochester Police are searching for the suspect who fired gunshots at two Monroe County probation officers.
11 hrs ago
County Wins Dismissal of Suit Over Police Shooting
The widow of a distraught man who was shot and killed by police officers near Rochester cannot sustain an action against Monroe County alleging that local law enforcement authorities were inadequately trained in dealing with mentally troubled individuals, a federal judge has held.
Tue May 21, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Soft-money contributions on the rise in New York
Contributions to New York's limitless campaign accounts soared 24 percent over six years, jumping to a total of $87 million, a report today found.
New Location Possible For County Fair
The Monroe County Fair could move to Northampton Park. The county is recommending the legislature approve a contract with the Monroe County Fair and Recreation Association to put on the festival.
Mon May 20, 2013
Emily Good Running For Monroe County Sheriff
Rochester, N.Y. - A community activist who once faced charges for filming Rochester Police Officers during a traffic stop is running for Monroe County Sheriff' In an announcement from the Green Party, Good said she pledges to target the causes of violence, and to oversee a department that is both transparent and accountable.
Arrests, Officers Injured After Fights Outside Lilac Festival
Rochester, N.Y. - Rochester police say around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, a group gathered outside the Lilac Festival site and began to fight.
Testimony Set for Merkel, Scerbo In Teacher's Death
Testimony is set to begin in the trial of two people charged with killing a high school teacher as she rode her bike along a suburban Rochester road last summer.
Sun May 19, 2013
Highland Park's Scent Holds History
"I just like the smell, they make you feel good, they make you happy," said Elaine Adsit, a festival-goer. "Rochester being a city of industry, is also a city of parks and flowers and he wanted to capture Highland Park at its peak," said Morgan.
Sat May 18, 2013
Some Disturbances at Lilac Festival
At least several people were arrested as fights broke out at the Lilac Festival and surrounding neighborhood late Saturday afternoon.
Thu May 16, 2013
Scerbo & Merkel Trial Underway
Opening statements in the trial of Mark Scerbo and Meagan Merkel took place Thursday and testimony will begin on Monday.
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Silver under fire for handling of Lopez scandal
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is facing increased pressure from good-government and women's groups after two reports this week alleged sought to protect Assemblyman Vito Lopez from sexual harassment complaints made by Lopez's aides.
Forecast: Wind Eases a Bit Later Tonight
After a wild day in Rochester, it will be a mild but breezy night ahead as lows reach the low to mid 50s.
Wed May 15, 2013
Police Search Canal For Vehicle Stolen During Home Invasion
Springwater, N.Y.- Divers from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office spent Wednesday searching the Erie Canal for a pick-up truck stolen during a home invasion robbery in Livingston County.
Wall of Remembrance
Men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving Monroe County are now being honored with a permanent display.
West Webster First Responders Honored
Webster/Monroe Co., N.Y. - First responders at the Christmas Eve shootings in Webster were honored before a meeting at the Monroe County Legislature Tuesday night.
Mon May 13, 2013
Third Arrest in Home Invasion
Perinton, N.Y. - A third person was arrested in connection with a home invasion last week on Alpine Knoll.
Does Downtown Need Another Hotel?
A local hotel industry group says Monroe County's occupancy rate indicates there's not enough demand for the new hotel rooms coming on the market.
Study: More than Half of Teen Drivers Text and Drive
Law enforcement continues to drive home the message that talking and texting while driving does not mix.