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  1. Rochester's Downtown Sports Arena To Get $18M UpgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Mayor Lovely Warren announced Thursday that the Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial will undergo $18 million in major renovations, with funding provided by the city of Rochester, New York state and Buffalo-based Pegula Sports and Entertainment. The company became the interim manager of the 63-year-old sports and entertainment venue last month.


  2. Tic-Tac-Toe, Tickle Me Elmo Among Toy Hall Of Fame FinalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    This may be the year that chalk makes its mark on the western New York hall, or American Girl outmuscles He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. But don't count out Uno or Magic 8 Ball, which are also in the running, along with Chutes and Ladders, the Fisher-Price Corn Popper, pinball, the sled, tic-tac-toe, Tickle Me Elmo and Tudor Electric Football.


  3. 2 Burned Bodies Found In Vehicle, Investigation UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose burned bodies were found in a charred vehicle parked outside a western New York storage building. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says the bodies were found late Monday morning in a parking lot in the town of Hamlin, on Lake Ontario 15 miles northwest of Rochester.


  4. Girl, 5, Dies In Upstate New York Pickup Truck CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police say a 5-year-old girl has died after the pickup truck she was riding in crossed over a highway median and struck an oncoming pickup truck in upstate New York. The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened shortly before 3 p.m. Monday on Route 17 in Monticello.


  5. Police: 18-Year-Old Woman Burns Other Woman With ChemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police in upstate New York say an 18-year-old Rochester woman burned another 18-year-old by pouring a mixture of hot water and bleach on her. Rochester police say Deavian Moses was arguing with the woman late Tuesday at a home in the city when the attack happened.


  6. Explosion At Bagel Store Blows Out Building Doors, WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Fire officials in upstate New York say a stove at a bagel store has caused an explosion that blew out the shop's doors and windows. The Penfield Fire Department says an employee at Bruegger's Bagels smelled gas early Thursday morning, but didn't think much of it.


  7. Feds File Charges Against Man Who Fled Police Stop In JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Federal authorities say they've charged a North Carolina man believed to be still on the run after pulling a gun on a New York police officer three weeks ago. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Rochester on Tuesday charged 49-year-old David Clyde Morgan, of Wilmington, with being a felon in possession of a firearm.


  8. Explosion At Manufacturing Plant Injures 2 WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    City fire officials say emergency crews responded around 12:20 p.m. Monday to a report of a person on fire at the Arconic Fastening Systems facility on Rochester's west side. When crews arrived they found two men suffering from burns.


  9. Man Killed When Tractor Overturns, Pins Him On His PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities have released details of a tractor rollover that claimed the life of a western New York man over the weekend. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred Saturday morning at a home in the town of Avon, 20 miles south of Rochester.


  10. Police: Ex-Convict Steals Beer, Flees In Car, Caught On FootRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say an ex-convict is back behind bars after he stole beer from a gas station and led police on a chase that went through several western New York towns. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 54-year-old Elbert Davis and a 30-year-old woman stole the beer around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday in the town of Henrietta, south of Rochester. 3 comments

  11. Projects To Revitalize Rochester's Riverfront AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    State officials have announced 13 projects that are part of a $50 million effort to revitalize Rochester's riverfront. They include new pedestrian trails to link downtown sites, bridge repairs, new promenades and upgrades to parks and other public spaces.


  12. Killing Of 101-Year-Old Shakes Community; Neighbor ChargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Residents of a western New York apartment complex have been left shaken by the slaying of a woman who celebrated her 101st birthday this month. Her upstairs neighbor, a 54-year-old man, stabbed Marcia Morrison multiple times in her apartment this week, authorities said.


  13. 2 Adults Face Drug Charges After Child Drowns In Erie CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say two adults who were with a child when she wandered off and drowned in the Erie Canal are now being held on drug charges. According to the  Democrat and Chronicle  , police allege 25-year-old Laura McCasland and 23-year-old Tyler Kanaley had been using marijuana for some time when 6-year-old Alliyah Williams disappeared at around 7 p.m. Thursday.


  14. Man Sentenced For Killing Girlfriend He Left Tied Up, GaggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison for killing his girlfriend by leaving her bound and gagged in their Rochester apartment for about two weeks. The Monroe County District Attorney's Office says Terry Williams was sentenced Thursday to a total of 26 1/3 years to life in prison for his June 13 conviction second-degree murder and criminal possession of stolen property charges.


  15. Police Divers Recover Body Of 5-Year-Old Girl In Erie CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    The body of a 5-year-old girl who went missing has been recovered from the Erie Canal in upstate New York. Greece Police Chief Patrick Phelan tells the Rochester  Democrat and Chronicle the girl had been reported missing at about 7 p.m. Thursday. 5 comments

  16. Pilot Still Hospitalized From Upstate Plane Crash; 2 Teens HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A pilot remains hospitalized with serious injuries suffered when his small airplane crashed at an upstate New York airport, leaving two teenage passengers with minor injuries. The Livingston County Sheriff's Office has released the unofficial cause of a small plane crash at the Geneseo Airport on Friday.


  17. Turtle Researcher's Award Rescinded Over Racy Student PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A scientists' group has rescinded an award to a turtle researcher who included pictures of scantily clad female students doing field research in his speech at a New York conference. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle  reports  longtime Brazilian turtle researcher Dick Vogt showed the racy slides Thursday during the Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists in Rochester.


  18. Three People Killed, Third Wounded In Late Night ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say a man suspected of fatally shooting two people and wounding a third in an upstate New York village has been taken into custody. State police say the shooting occurred around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in Waterloo, a Finger Lakes village about midway between Syracuse and Rochester. 1 comment

  19. Police: NY Man Charged In Double Shooting That Left Man DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Rochester police say 49-year-old Joseph Boykins has been charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder in the early Wednesday shooting. WHEC-TV  reports  police discovered two victims at the scene: Michael Earlsey and a 28-year-old woman.


  20. County Joins Opponents Of Proposed Finger Lakes IncineratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A county in western New York has joined opponents of a massive trash incinerator proposed for the Finger Lakes region. The Schuyler County Legislature voted unanimously on Monday to oppose plans for the incinerator between Seneca and Cayuga lakes.


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