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  1. Black bear tranquilized, rescued from tree on RIT campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The Post-Standard

    The DEC removed a black bear from a tree at the Rochester Institute of Technology campus Wednesday morning after tranquilizing it. RIT received their first call about the bear in a tree located near Lot F on the north side of campus at around 6 a.m., the D&C reported.

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  2. WNY men arrested under NY Safe Act after sales of 100-plus illegal assault weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Post-Standard

    Three men from the Rochester area face multiple counts under the NY SAFE Act after sales of more than 100 illegal assault weapons occurred at a Western New York gun dealership. Three Rochester-area men face multiple charges under New York's assault weapons ban after selling more than 100 assault-style rifles from a gun dealership in Henrietta, according to New York law enforcement.

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  3. Wegmans fined $140K after worker's hand gets caught in conveyor beltRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Wegmans is facing a $140,000 fine from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after accusations that the company's safety violations led to a woman breaking several bones in her arm and hand in December. The injury occurred on December 16, 2015, when the woman's hand got caught in the conveyor belt and roller system at the grocery store chain's Brooks Avenue bakery in Rochester , WHEC reports.

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  4. Check out this goofy mug shot of Rochester man charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Post-Standard

    A Rochester man looks happily surprised in his mug shot taken after he was stopped for speeding and accused by state police of driving drunk on the New York State Thruway. Jonathan H. Premo, 32, of Rochester, was stopped by state police at 11:08 p.m. Saturday on I-90 for speeding.

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  5. Upstate NY man who left loaded gun by playground surrenders weapon, permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Post-Standard

    A Brighton man who left his loaded 9-mm pistol lying in the grass near a children's playground has surrendered the weapon and pistol permit following a judge's order. Chaim Diskind, 47, was carrying his loaded 9-mm Kahr handgun at Buckland Park in Brighton, near Rochester , while attending a youth soccer game, the Brighton Police Department told the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle .

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  6. Random act of kindness makes Rochester gay couple's night after Orlando shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Post-Standard

    Alexander Pena posted this photo on Facebook of a "random act of kindness" from a stranger at a Rochester-area restaurant after a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando inspired a random act of kindness from a stranger in Rochester.

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  7. Video: Man injured in Upstate NY gas station blast caught on cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Post-Standard

    A Western New York man is hospitalized with burns suffered when his car exploded at a gas station where video surveillance captured the blast and the man being engulfed in flames. Rochester police say the 45-year-old man from the neighboring suburban town of Greece had placed a gas can in the trunk of his car after parking near the front door of a Sunoco station around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  8. Upstate NY mom finds loaded gun by children's playground; no charges for owner?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Post-Standard

    What happens when a gun carried illegally in an Upstate New York park gets lost near a children's playground? Nothing, apparently -- and perhaps luckily. The Democrat & Chronicle reports Brighton Police were called to Buckland Park last week after a mother found a loaded 9-mm pistol lying in the grass just yards from where kids were playing.

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  9. Police recover body of 2nd brother from Genesee River in Letchworth State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Post-Standard

    The body of a second child who died last week after being swept into the Genesee River has been recovered by divers, the New York State Police said. Authorities were notified around 6:30 p.m. Saturday that seven people had gone over the Lower Falls of the Genesee River in Letchworth State Park, 45 miles southeast of Rochester.

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  10. Jim Boeheim receives Circle of Honor award (and a few zingers) at Rochester eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Post-Standard

    Jim Boeheim, pictured here after cutting down the net following Syracuse's 68-62 win over Virginia in the 'Elite Eight,' received the 'Circle of Life' award from the American Cancer Society. Syracuse university men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim received the American Cancer Society's Circle of Honor Award in recognition of his fundraising for cancer research on Sunday night.

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  11. Steely Dan tour dates: Syracuse concert added, plus 3 more Upstate NY stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Post-Standard

    Walter Becker, left, and Donald Fagen of Steely Dan perform in the Stravinski Hall stage at the 43nd Montreux Jazz Festival, in Montreux, Switzerland, Saturday, July 4, 2009. in Saratoga Springs.

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    Sunday Jun 12 | The Post-Standard

    Search and rescue crews have found the body of a boy who went missing Saturday night after he and several others fell over the lower falls at Letchworth State Park, according to reports. Seven people went over the lower falls at the state park around 7 p.m. Saturday.

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  13. Balloon handler falls to death in Western New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | The Post-Standard

    State police say 34-year-old Ryan Almeter was holding onto the basket allowing passengers to get off when wind caused the balloon to take flight Friday night. The balloon was from a company called Balloons Over Letchworth in Livingston County.

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  14. 4 rescued, at least 2 missing after going over falls at Letchworth State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | The Post-Standard

    Four people were rescued and at least two people are still missing after going over the lower falls at Letchworth State Park on Saturday evening, state police said. At least two victims were still missing, and some news outlets reported there could be a third missing person.

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  15. Second half of June should be warm in Upstate NY: forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | The Post-Standard

    The latest long-range forecast for the last half of June and early July looks good for warm-weather lovers. The three- to four-week outlook by the Climate Prediction Center "favors warmth for much of the US," the center said.

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  16. StubHub ranks Syracuse 7th in U.S. for most live events this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2013 | The Post-Standard

    Booked acts at the new Lakeview Amphitheater helped put Syracuse on StubHub's list of top 10 cities with the most live events this summer, per capita. Syracuse landed on the list at No.

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  17. NYS Fair 2016: Ithaca rockers X Ambassadors to play Chevy CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Post-Standard

    Ithaca rock band X Ambassadors will play a daytime rock show at Chevy Court at the New York State Fair on Saturday, Sept. 3. They're an alternative rock with soul, R&B and hip-hop influences.

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  18. Former Rochester TV reporter Rachel Barnhart running for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | The Post-Standard

    Barnhart left WROC-TV last month amid speculation she was eyeing a career in politics, though would only say she was "leaving to pursue new opportunities" at the time. On Tuesday, she confirmed her plans to run for a seat in the New York State Assembly.

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  19. Cops: Couple chained woman's 16-year-old grandson to bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Post-Standard

    Authorities say a couple used a dog chain and padlocks to confine the woman's 16-year-old grandson to his bed in their New York home. State police say troopers responding to a report of an uncontrollable teenager learned that Shirley Sherwood and George Colton used a 15-foot-long dog chain and three padlocks to restrain her grandson at night and at other times in his bedroom at their home in Middlebury, midway between Rochester and Buffalo.

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  20. Remembering Muhammad Ali's visits to Upstate New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | The Post-Standard

    In 1967, when he was unable to fight after refusing to enter the army, he appeared on Rochester WROC-TV, with sports anchor Tom Decker. He talked about a potential fight with Joe Frazier.

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