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  1. First time in a century: Pair of Bald Eagles call NYC homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | MyFoxNY

    According to the New York Audubon society, if they are indeed incubating eggs, it would be the first bald eagle nest in the five boroughs in 100 years. Experts say they should be able to tell if the eggs are fertile and eaglets are on the way by next month.

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  2. Men plead guilty in kidnapping, jewelry store burglaryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | MyFoxNY

    Two men have pleaded guilty to kidnapping after holding a western New York couple hostage as part of a plan to rob the jewelry store where the couple worked. Monroe County prosecutors say 29-year-old Thomas Pryor is expected to receive an 18-year prison sentence as part of a plea agreement approved Friday.

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  3. Jailed terror suspect charged with assaulting 3 deputiesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | MyFoxNY

    A New York man awaiting trial in Rochester on charges of trying to aid the Islamic State group faces additional charges of assaulting three jail deputies. The new charges against 31-year-old Mufid Elfgeeh are contained in a federal indictment released Friday.

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  4. Gov. Cuomo announces $438,000 for Rochester poverty programsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | MyFoxNY

    Programs that receive money will help increase access to critical services for individuals in need, including child care, health care, job training and youth mentoring. The new funding will complement the work of the Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Rochester Anti-Poverty Task Force, as well as promote education, anti-hunger and anti-homelessness efforts throughout Monroe County.

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

    Friday Apr 10 | MyFoxNY

    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.

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  6. Police: Man found with 3 handguns at Rochester airportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say a 39-year-old man has been arrested after Transportation Security Administration agents caught him trying to sneak three unloaded guns through security at Rochester International Airport. Time Warner Cable News reports that Jesse Erdle of the Rochester suburb of Pittsford was going through a security checkpoint on Tuesday when TSA officers say an X-ray machine detected three semi-automatic handguns sealed inside a small cardboard box he had placed on the conveyor belt.

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  7. Suburban real estate 'safari' tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Think of it as a safari, only instead of lions, giraffes and zebras you see tennis courts, horse stables, and shopping malls with actual free parking lots. Newly engaged couple Lynn and Sam are looking to trade the clamor of Manhattan for the calm of the suburbs.

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  8. Man who caught on fire while driving dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    An 84-year-old Rochester-area man who suffered severe burns when a dropped cigarette ignited his clothes while driving on a New York road has died. The Democrat and Chronicle reports that officials at Strong Memorial Hospital confirm that Christopher Flowers of Chili has died.

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  9. Man charged in fatal shooting in RochesterRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say a 27-year-old man faces arraignment in Rochester on a second-degree murder charge after he gunned down another man over the weekend. Police tell local media that they arrested Stephen Mclaughlin Jr. when he surrendered to police around 8 a.m. Sunday after barricading himself inside a home for several hours.

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  10. Police: Man hit by Amtrak train was wearing earphonesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say a 23-year-old man was wearing earphones and walking with his back to an oncoming Amtrak passenger train when he was struck and killed last week in a Rochester suburb. Police in the town of Brighton told local media Monday that it appears the earphones prevented Garrett Magee from hearing the train that was approaching at 76 mph last Friday afternoon as he walked on the tracks in his hometown.

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  11. Schumer in Rochester for renaming of post office after heroRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | MyFoxNY

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will be in Rochester for a ceremony officially dedicating a Rochester post office in honor of a local soldier killed in Afghanistan. The New York Democrat will be joined at noon Monday at the Rochester Main Post Office by Congresswoman Louis Slaughter of Rochester and relatives of Spc. 2 comments

  12. 3 plead guilty in international drug ring caseRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | MyFoxNY

    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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  13. Former U of Rochester administrator sentenced for fraudRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A former University of Rochester administrator has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to repay $4.3 million for participating in a series of schemes within the Department of Anesthesiology. The U.S. Attorney's office says 54-year-old Debra Butler of Penfield used her position as the department's program administrator to deceive both the department and CGF Anesthesia Associates, a medical group the department contracted with for services. 2 comments

  14. Police: Realtor stole $27K in clients' depositsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say a Rochester-area realtor has been charged with stealing nearly $27,000 from potential home owners who had given him deposit money. Troopers say 65-year-old John Valerio of Rochester stole $26,800 from nine people dating back to June 2010.

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  15. 3 boys charged in high school bullying caseRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Three upstate New York high school students, all under 16, have been charged with misdemeanors in the alleged bullying of a special needs classmate that was recorded and posted on social media. Police say the charges stem from incidents in a Greece Athena High School bathroom.

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  16. Marshals: Puerto Rican rape suspect arrested in upstate NYRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    U.S. Marshals say they've apprehended a man wanted in Puerto Rico for raping a child in upstate New York. The Democrat & Chronicle of Rochester reports Saturday Angel Caraballo-Ortiz was arrested Friday in Rochester.

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  17. Body of woman found near where mother of 3 went missingRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities say a woman's body has been found in an area in western New York where police have been conducting searches for a mother of three who has been missing for more than a month. State police tell local media that a woman's nude body was found Thursday off a rural road in the Wayne County town of Arcadia, 25 mile southeast of Rochester.

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  18. Police: More than a dozen dogs die in fire at upstate kennelRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that killed more than a dozen dogs being boarded at a western New York kennel. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office tells local media the fire started around 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Add En On Kennels in the town of Mendon, 10 miles south of Rochester.

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  19. College student charged in father's slaying is free on bailRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    A 19-year-old Cornell University student has been released on bail after pleading not guilty in the shotgun slaying of his father at the family's suburban Rochester home last month. Local media report that Charles Tan was released from the Monroe County Jail after posting $50,000 bail Thursday.

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  20. Search to resume for woman missing since early FebruaryRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | MyFoxNY

    State police say they'll be resuming the search for a 32-year-old upstate New York woman who has been missing for three weeks. Authorities say Kimberly Rouland was last seen walking from the trailer park where she lived in the Wayne County town of Arcadia, 25 mile southeast of Rochester.

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