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  1. Breakaway Catholic church planned by closed parish not rareRead the original story

    Tuesday May 17 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A decision by parishioners who have occupied a closed Roman Catholic church near Boston since 2004 to start an independent church is not that unusual. The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear a last-ditch appeal from parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini church in Scituate, south of Boston.

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  2. Ohio high court: Man can seek damages from Cleveland IndiansRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Ohio's high court says a New York man who was hit by a foul ball at a baseball game and blinded in one eye can seek damages from the Cleveland Indians. Lawyers for Keith Rawlins of Rochester, New York say the team is liable for his injury.

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  3. Renee Fleming, Rochester ensemble to perform in NYC Nov. 14Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Grammy-winning soprano Renee Fleming will perform with Rochester's Eastman Philharmonia at Lincoln Center's Allice Tully Hall this fall. The Eastman School of Music announced Tuesday that the ensemble and Fleming, a Rochester-area native, will perform Nov. 14 at the Manhattan venue.

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  4. Schumer: Work on Lake Ontario NY bay project continuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Work is continuing on a $9.5 million federal project that will restore wildlife habitats and improve recreational access on a Lake Ontario bay near Rochester. Sen. Charles Schumer says Tuesday the work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is "in full swing" on Braddock Bay in the Monroe County town of Greece.

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  5. J-Mac, 1-game high school phenom, scores 10 for NY pro teamRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A decade after his scoring spree in a high school game brought him national attention, J-Mac was back - at least for one game. Jason McElwain, who is mildly autistic, scored 10 points for the Rochester RazorSharks in Sunday's regular-season finale against the Western New York Thundersnow.

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  6. Grand jury indicts western NY man for driving car at policeRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Monroe County grand jury has indicted a 21-year-old western New York man accused of driving his car into a police officer who was trying to stop the man's vehicle. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports Tyler Keys is charged with attempted aggravated assault of a police officer, attempted second-degree assault and related offenses.

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  7. Father is shot during home invasion, attack on daughter, 16Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a 51-year-old New York man is hospitalized with a gunshot wound after coming home and finding three suspects attacking his teenage daughter during a break-in. Rochester police say the man interrupted a home invasion and robbery soon after three masked suspects entered the house Monday night and began assaulting his 16-year-old daughter.

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  8. Woman dies after 2-car crash on slick Rochester-area roadRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a 56-year-old western New York woman has died in a two-car crash on a suburban Rochester road.

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  9. 1 dead, 7 hurt in shooting at Rochester, New York nightclubRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a shooting at a nightclub in Rochester, New York, has left one man dead and seven other people injured.

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  10. Upstate NY college dealing with racially motivated robberyRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says $250 was taken from a backpack in a dorm suite sometime early Thursday at Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester. Investigators say shaving cream was used to write several messages that targeted African-Americans.

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  11. Police arrest another man in NY college kidnapping caseRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Jesus Castro-Ubiles faces 27 counts, including first-degree kidnapping, assault, gang assault, and predatory sexual assault, robbery, and criminal use of a firearm. Ruth Lora is accused of kidnapping and possessing a weapon.

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  12. Police release names of 4 found slain inside Rochester homeRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Authorities have released the names of the four people who were found slain inside a burning apartment in Rochester, New York. The Rochester Police Department on Wednesday identified the victims as 28-year-old Michael Royal, 29-year-old Jennifer Leasure, 45-year-old Michael Adams and 22-year-old Lachelle Powell.

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  13. Police: 4 adults found dead after fire at Rochester homeRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Authorities say the bodies of four adults have been found inside a Rochester, New York, home after a late-night fire was reported at the residence. Fire officials say they were called to the three-story, two-family home on Leighton Avenue just before midnight Sunday.

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  14. 6 indicted in kidnapping of University of Rochester studentsRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Six people accused of abducting and torturing two University of Rochester students until a SWAT team stormed in have been charged in a 32-count indictment that adds charges of sexual assault and weapons offenses. Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley says the indictment unsealed Wednesday shows the "extreme torture" the two male victims endured during the 40-hour ordeal inside a Rochester, New York, house last month.

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  15. Bar owner: Suspect in Rochester attack plot is a panhandlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    An ex-convict arrested in a plot to carry out an attack at a bar on New Year's Eve is a panhandler who'd been asked to leave the tavern in the past, its owner said, while the man's family said he had a long... A spokeswoman for the family of a man who died when his plane struck two buildings in downtown Anchorage says the crash was a suicide. The death of a man whose plane clipped one building before smashing into another in the heart of downtown Anchorage was a suicide, a spokeswoman for his family said Friday.

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  16. Rochester cancels fireworks after New Year's Eve attack plotRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    An ex-con seeking to prove he was worthy of joining the Islamic State group planned to carry out a New Year's Eve attack at an upstate New York bar using a machete and knives provided by an FBI informant,... Officials in Rochester have canceled a New Year's Eve fireworks celebration following the arrest of a man federal officials said had planned an attack on a New York bar to prove he was worthy of joining the Islamic... Police charged star TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin with felony assault of a police officer stemming from a bar fight early Thursday and he was suspended for this weekend's Alamo Bowl game against No. 15 Oregon.

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  17. New York man charged in Maine Christmas killings in courtRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A New York man accused of killing an Augusta couple whose bodies were found on Christmas Day is due for his first court appearance. Twenty-nine-year-old David Marble Jr. of Rochester, New York, will appear before a superior court justice in Augusta Judicial Center on Wednesday.

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  18. New York man charged in Christmas Day killings in MaineRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Maine state police have arrested a New York man in the killings of an Augusta couple who were found shot to death early on Christmas Day. Officials say Rochester, New York, native David Marble Jr. was arrested Tuesday when police stopped a car in which he was a passenger in Augusta.

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  19. Former NY basketball star sentenced on drug, gun chargesRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A judge sentenced Arthur "Art" Long on Tuesday to nearly seven years behind bars. The 43-year-old was convicted of operating his home as a hub for dealing marijuana and ecstasy.

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  20. 6 charged in abduction of 2 college students are arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    According to police, Kollias and fellow student Ani Okeke Ewo were abducted Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 in Rochester, NY. Ro... .

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