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  1. Lawmakers approve 2019 budget for Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 13WHAM

    Rochester, N.Y. For the first time in a decade, some tax relief is on the way for property owners in Monroe County. Tuesday night, lawmakers approved a new county budget which includes a slight drop in property tax rates.


  2. U of R report shows increased reports of sexual misconduct for 2017-2018 yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | 13WHAM

    Reported incidents of unwanted sexual touching and stalking saw significant increases at the University of Rochester in the 2017-2018 academic year, according to a new report released this week. The university released its 2017-2018 Report on Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response through its Title IX Office.


  3. Man sentenced to 22 years to life for May 2015 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | 13WHAM

    Terrence Lewis, 26, was sentenced to 22 years to life in prison by Monroe County Court Judge Vincent Dinolfo. Lewis had been convicted in October 2018 of second-degree murder in the death of Johnny Washington.


  4. 2018 has now seen more than 1,000 opioid overdoses in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | 13WHAM

    In the month of November, the Monroe County Heroin Task Force recorded 73 reported overdoses. Of those overdoses, 14 people died.


  5. Winter storm warning issued for Wyoming County through WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | 13WHAM

    A slow moving storm system will move Northwest of Rochester during the day Monday and into the evening hours. This system will produce rain through Monday evening in WNY with 1/4-1/2" possible.


  6. Layoffs at Thomson Reuters in Rochester to begin in Feb. 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | 13WHAM

    According to a notice from the New York State Department of Labor, 304 workers are affected by the layoffs that were first announced last week . The firm on East Broad Street in downtown Rochester will begin laying off workers on February 12, 2019.


  7. Rit WBB beats UofR for first time since 1998, plus lopsided wins by Brockport and UofR MBBRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | 13WHAM

    For the first time since the 1997-1998 season, the Rochester Institute of Technology WBB team beat its counterpart from University of Rochester this evening. The MBB teams from both squared off later in the night with University of Rochester pulling away to win by 25 points.


  8. Final push for votes in NY Gubernatorial raceRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and challengers Marc Molinaro and Howie Hawkins were in Western New York to rally their supporters Saturday. "After eight years with one million people having left, with continued unemployment, continued lack of jobs and high taxes, New York State is not competitive," said Molinaro.


  9. Flood watch in WNYRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Several rounds of rain will be crossing WNY over the next few days. A flood watch has been issued for Monroe, Livingston, Orleans, Genesee, and Wyoming County Thursday afternoon through Friday afternoon.


  10. Rochester duo ordered to pay $100,000, banned from home contractingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | 13WHAM

    The man and woman behind a home improvement contractor business in Rochester has been ordered to pay more than $100,000 in restitution, penalties and fees by the New York State Attorney General's Office. Alvis Sprague and Sarah Crawford were ordered to pay $52,501 in restitution to consumers and $50,150 in penalties and costs as part of a Monroe County Supreme Court ruling.


  11. Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood coming to Kodak Center in Apr. 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Improv comedic stars Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood will be coming to Rochester next spring for a live improv show. The Scared Scriptless Tour will bring the " Whose Line is it Anyway? " performers to the Kodak Center on April 6, 2019.


  12. 14620 among the hottest 'hipster' zip codes in the country, says YelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | 13WHAM

    During a visit to Rochester this week, Cuomo referenced a Yelp list that ranked the 14620 zip code as one of the hottest and hippest in the country. Not everybody says they're a hipster, but many agree the South Wedge and surrounding neighborhoods deserve to be recognized by Yelp and the governor as the fifth hottest hipster zip code in the U.S. for 2017.


  13. Students in Rochester get 1,000 donated backpacks for schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Tom's of Maine teamed up with The Kids In Need Foundation to donate 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies to students in the Rochester area. Pens, markers and glue sticks were among the items donated. 1 comment

  14. Rochester City Council: Items of note for Sept. 18, 2018 meetingRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Rochester City Council took up a number of matters at its September meeting Tuesday that 13WHAM has reported on recently. The Inn on Broadway is looking to make a large expansion, and the process is one step closer to becoming a reality.


  15. Large turnout for 2018 Rochester Kidney WalkRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Hundreds showed up at Ontario Beach Park on Sunday to help support the National Kidney Foundation, which provides services and programs for kidney patients and their families. The Kidney Walk is the largest walk to fight kidney disease.


  16. New team, same name: Pegulas keep lacrosse in RochesterRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Terry and Kim Pegula, owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres franchises, made the announcement Thursday outside the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Current team owner Curt Styres will be leaving after the 2018-2019 season to create a National Lacrosse League franchise in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


  17. On The Fringe: Inside the KeyBank Rochester Fringe FestivalRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | 13WHAM

    With the 7th edition of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival set to start on Wednesday, September 12th, 13WHAM and Fox Rochester present "On The Fringe," a special preview of The Fringe's big events. Jennifer Johnson and Ashley Doerzbacher explain the concepts behind The Fringe, look inside some of the newer venues this year, and preview some of the big events including "Massaoke" and "Cirque du Fringe: SideShow."


  18. Two suspended RPD officers named in 2015 lawsuitRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Two Rochester police officers accused of police brutality during the arrest of a man in May are also named in a civil suit in another case. Spenser McAvoy and Michael Sippel are two of 13 officers named in a lawsuit, accusing them of using excessive force and an unlawful arrest.


  19. General Motors confirms fuel systems production will leave Rochester by 2021 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | 13WHAM

    Production of next generation fuel systems for General Motors will be moved out of Rochester over the next three years. When asked if any employees in Rochester would be impacted by the decision, the spokesperson said it is too early to determine that impact.


  20. LocalFans remember Aretha Franklin's 2002 Rochester showRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | 13WHAM

    The undisputed "Queen of Soul" headlined the first ever Rochester International Jazz Festival. Aretha Franklin performed for a crowd of thousands at Frontier Field in 2002.


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