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  1. Toy Hall of Fame to announce finalists for inductionRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The National Toy Hall of Fame is ready to reveal the finalists being considered for induction into the Rochester, N.Y. hall in November. Officials at The Strong museum, where the hall of fame is housed, will release the list of 12 finalists Monday afternoon.


  2. Anniversary celebration set for Rochester's historic organRead the original story

    Friday Sep 25 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Musicians and scholars will gather in Rochester next month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the installation of a restored 18th-century Italian Baroque organ. The Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester says the four-day celebration will be held Oct. 22-25 at the university's Memorial Art Gallery.


  3. Western New York woman injured in collision with police carRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 48-year-old woman is recovering at a Rochester hospital after she was injured when her vehicle was hit by a police car pursuing a speeder in western New York. Police in the Livingston County village of Mount Morris say Officer Jacob Zangerle was attempting to pull over a speeding vehicle last Saturday morning when he lost control of his patrol car on a wet road, slid into oncoming traffic and hit another vehicle head-on.


  4. Soprano Renee Fleming taking post at Rochester music schoolRead the original story

    Friday Sep 11 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Opera star Renee Fleming is returning to her western New York roots to conduct master classes and lessons at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester. Eastman officials announced Thursday that the renowned soprano has been appointed distinguished visiting artist.


  5. Western New York hay ride accident kills woman, injures 7Read the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Yates County Sheriff's Office says a woman has died of injuries caused by a hay ride accident that injured seven other people. The sheriff's office says 52-year-old Anna Marie Martin of Penn Yan died Wednesday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, where she had been airlifted after Sunday's accident.


  6. Police investigating 2 stabbings after Rochester festivalRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials say a 43-year-old man was stabbed in the upper body in the area of Hudson Avenue and Warsaw Street around 9 p.m. Sunday. The victim was taken to Rochester General Hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.


  7. 3 killed, 4 wounded in drive-by shooting in western New YorkRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials say three people have been killed and four others wounded when a gunman shot into a crowd after a basketball game in western New York. Police say a gunman shot into a crowd after a basketball game in western New York, killing three people and wounding four others.


  8. Police investigate crash that killed NY teen, injured 4Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police are looking into the cause of a one-car crash on a Southern Tier road that left a New York teenager dead and four other young people injured. The Chemung County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Justin Jayne of Elmira was driving the vehicle around 5 p.m. Sunday when he lost control on a curve and hit a utility pole in the town of Southport, on the Pennsylvania border.


  9. Super Senior: Ed ColodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Burlington native knows something about aviation. In 1957, Ed was hired as a lawyer for Alleghany Airlines, a regional airline serving the Northeast.


  10. 80-year-old woman killed in crash in upstate NYRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    St. Dean Tuthill of the Monroe County sheriff's office tells the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester that the accident happened at about 11:15 a.m. Saturday on Lake Ontario State Parkway.


  11. 90-year-old NY woman pushes wrong pedal, crashes into storeRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 90-year-old upstate New York woman trying to leave a handicapped parking spot for somebody more in need of it crashed her car through a shoe store window and injured an employee inside. John Helfer of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says Dorcas Michaels mistakenly pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake, drove through a plate glass window about 15 to 20 feet into the store, and pinned the employee against shelving.


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

    Jun 15, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    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.


  13. Upstate NY man dies after being hit with a taser by policeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 50-year-old upstate New York man has died after being hit with a taser gun by police during a confrontation. Witnesses say the man, identified by family members as Richard Davis of Rochester, died Sunday morning after he charged at officers and was tased.


  14. Navy Blue Angels perform in Rochester; plane loses wing partRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A plane in the Navy's ace stunt flying team, the Blue Angels, lost a small piece of its right wing during a performance at the Rochester International Airshow on Saturday.


  15. Here's the latest New York news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Authorities say they've identified a decomposed body found in the woods behind a western New York restaurant. Public works employees in the Niagara County city of Lockport found the body yesterday afternoon in a heavily wooded area behind the Wide Waters restaurant.


  16. Amtrak crash victim taught in Rochester city school systemRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    One of the seven people killed in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia was a former teacher in the Rochester public school system who was set to receive his doctorate in education this weekend. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that Derrick Griffith received a graduate degree from the University of Rochester in 1993 and taught at the city's Wilson Magnet High School in the late 1990s.


  17. Upstate NY college student accused of raping woman on campusRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 19-year-old community college student from upstate New York has been accused of repeatedly raping a female in a campus residence. Police in the Rochester suburb of Brighton say Patrick Leberth, of Kendall, New York, has been charged with three counts of first-degree rape, five counts of first-degree criminal sex act, and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. 1 comment

  18. 4-year-old Rochester girl killed in car crashRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Troopers say the girl's mother, Juliana Rivera, was driving eastbound on Route 104 when she crossed the median and struck a pickup truck heading west just before daybreak Tuesday. Troopers say Rivera's two daughters were in the back seat in booster seats, but 4-year-old Marializ Rivera did not survive.


  19. Woman, 2 children struck by vehicle targeted by gunfireRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police in Rochester say a woman and two young children escaped serious injury when they were hit by a vehicle that veered into them after someone shot at it. Officers say the vehicle was traveling on Herald Street around 7:30 p.m. Sunday when someone opened fire on it, causing the driver to veer off the street.


  20. 3 plead guilty in international drug ring caseRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Police Commissioner William Bratton announced the pleas Thursday by Yadeta Berki of the United Kingdom, and Bayan Yusuf and Ahmed Adem, both of Rochester, New York. The ring flooded parts of New York, Massachusetts and Ohio with several tons of khat from Yemen, Kenya and Ethiopia.


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