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  1. Dog swept away in creek found by East Rochester ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    More than 30 hours after a suburban Rochester family's two dogs were carried away by a strong creek current, both pets are safe at home. Kaley Garman says her two dogs are always together, so she feared the worst when only Roxy returned home early Monday morning after the dogs were swept away Saturday.

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  2. Dog swept away in creek found by East Rochester ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    More than 30 hours after a suburban Rochester family's two dogs were carried away by a strong creek current, both pets are safe at home. Kaley Garman says her two dogs are always together, so she feared the worst when only Roxy returned home early Monday morning after the dogs were swept away Saturday.

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  3. 1 of 2 dogs swept away in western NY creek has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    One of a family's two dogs swept away by the strong current in a suburban Rochester creek has been found. Linda Garman says her daughter took Roxy and Maddox to Eyer Park in East Rochester to play in Irondequoit Creek on Saturday.

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  4. NY state grants $500,000 to improve work skills for poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    New York state is giving a group of low-income residents of western New York a chance to land a job. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance is awarding $500,000 to improve the literacy and job skills of low-income residents of Monroe County.

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  5. Report: Nursing degrees from New York colleges on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A survey of in-state colleges by the University at Albany's Center for Health Workforce Studies shows that the number of registered nurses graduating each year from New York colleges has doubled since 2002. The Democrat & Chronicle of Rochester reports the number of nursing graduations has increased 6 percent from 2013 to 2014, following both a state and nationwide trend.

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  6. Family of missing man renews efforts to find himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    The family of a suburban Rochester man missing for eight years hopes that new investigative resources will help track down their son. Barbara Sullivan pleaded for anyone with information on her son's 2007 disappearance to come forward during a news conference Wednesday.

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  7. 5-year-old child killed in accident on upstate NY dairy farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    State police are investigating the death of a 5-year-old child on an upstate New York dairy farm. Troopers say the child was riding a motorized scooter Sunday evening on a farm in the Town of Galen when he was struck by a tractor that was backing up and towing a large feeder trailer.

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  8. Police: Western NY couple's deaths result of fight, not fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Authorities say an 81-year-old woman apparently was killed by her husband days before both of their bodies were found after a fire at their western New York apartment. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says Constance Edell had cuts on her body and was dead before firefighters found her body Sunday night at the Park Hill apartments in the town of Palmyra, 20 miles southeast of Rochester.

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  9. Long prison terms for armed New York heroin traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Two Rochester men have received lengthy federal prison sentences for their roles in an armed heroin trafficking operation. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 25-year-old Jonathan Rodriguez Melendez was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison and 28-year-old C.J. Cortes Rodriguez received a nine-year term.

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  10. SU Football earns commitment from Rochester area starRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    In a day full of Syracuse Orange Basketball headlines, the SU Football team quietly turned some heads in the Central New York Football scene. Riggins is 6'2" 213 lbs according to Cusenation.com and is projected to play linebacker for the Orange.

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  11. Syracuse Ironman event hands out medals featuring wrong cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    The medals awarded to winners in last weekend's Ironman event in Syracuse are engraved with an outline of the Rochester skyline. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that the medal's for Sunday's Ironman 70.3 Syracuse feature a scene that depicts an arched suspension bridge over the Genesee River, which runs through downtown Rochester.

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  12. Investigators probe triple shooting in western New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Police say they responded to an alert from the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in Rochester. Investigators say two 19-year-old men and a 20-year-old man were shot.

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  13. September trial start set for teen charged with killing dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    The murder trial of a 19-year-old man charged with killing his father inside their suburban Rochester home has been scheduled to begin September. A Monroe County Court judge on Thursday set Sept. 5 comments

  14. More details emerge in cop's fatal shooting of car passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Authorities say a police officer was being dragged by a car in a suburban Rochester parking lot when he fatally shot an armed passenger police had been seeking to check on his welfare. Town of Greece police released more details Tuesday on Monday afternoon's shooting outside the Mall at Greece Ridge.

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  15. New Chinese restaurant's name: I Don't KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    There's a new Chinese restaurant in Rochester. The name? I Don't Know. Seriously, the I Don't Know Chinese Restaurant recently opened on Genesee Street.

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  16. Upstate Man Drove Onto Tracks, Struck By TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    An upstate New York man has been killed after the car he was driving was struck by an Amtrak train at a railroad crossing outside Rochester. Monroe County Sheriff's deputies say the victim ignored a crossing gate in the suburb of Chili, drove around the gate, and his vehicle was hit by a train just before 6 a.m. Monday.

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  17. Man dies after Rochester police use stun gun during arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Police say a man has died after officers used a stun gun to subdue him during an arrest in Rochester. Chief Michael Ciminelli says officers were called to Tremont Street in southwest Rochester around 9 a.m. Sunday after a man crashed a red pickup truck into a house.

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  18. Man guilty of murder for Rochester car dispute killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A 33-year-old man has been found guilty of killing a Rochester businessman over a used car sale and trying to hire someone to kill a witness to the murder. A Monroe County jury on Thursday found Willie Rasheen Bell guilty of second-degree murder for the shooting death of Alvin Metcalf Jr. in April 2014.

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  19. Former upstate NY policeman gets marijuana charge reducedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    A former upstate New York police officer accused of having a small marijuana grow operation inside his home has had his felony charge reduced to a misdemeanor. The defense attorney for Wayne Fenton requested that the marijuana allegedly found last June at Fenton's Canandaigua home be re-weighed after the reported weight of the drug nearly tripled from the time it was weighed by law enforcement in the Finger Lakes city to the time it was measured by the Monroe County Crime Lab.

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  20. CNY Amtrak schedule unchanged by Philadelphia derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    UPDATE: An Amtrak representative says despite the cancellation on its website, the 11:18 a.m. train is, in fact, running and is currently en route from Rochester to New York City. Amtrak has decided to cancel Wednesday's 11:18 a.m. train departing from Syracuse in light of the train derailment in Philadelphia.

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