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  1. Big Storm Floods Basements, Knocks Out Power In Parts Of NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 31 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Home and business owners in New York's North Country are pumping out basements after a storm dumped 3 to 5 inches across the region in a 24-hour period. The storm that hammered the Northeast with hurricane-force wind and heavy rain caused problems from the Rochester area to the Hudson Valley.


  2. Man Sought In '16 S. California Slaying Caught In Western NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Federal authorities in western New York say they've apprehended a man wanted in a fatal stabbing in Southern California last year. The U.S. Marshals Service says its fugitive task force in Rochester received word from Marshals in San Diego that 30-year-old Calvin Hobby has family in the Rochester area and was possibly living there.


  3. 2 Men Get Century-Plus Sentences For Violent Home RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say two men each have been sentenced to more than a century in prison for a string of violent robberies in Rochester three years ago. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 37-year-old Matthew Nix, of Rochester, and 36-year-old Earl McCoy, of Brooklyn were sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Rochester to 155 years and 135 years in prison, respectively.


  4. Ceremonies For Army Football Star Killed In Vietnam In '67Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Events are being held to honor a western New York native who was killed in Vietnam a decade after he starred for the Army football team. Don Holleder was born in Buffalo in 1934 and spent his teens living in the Rochester area, where he was a star for Aquinas Institute.


  5. Man Sentenced For Beating Liquor Store Owner To DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A 60-year-old career criminal is heading back to prison for beating a Rochester liquor store owner to death with a wine bottle earlier this year. Kevin Quander was sentenced Thursday to 36 years to life in state prison for killing 46-year-old Charlotte Lahr inside her liquor store in March.


  6. Off-Duty NY State Parole Officer Dies Where Shots Were FiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say a state parole officer has died after gunfire was changed with a police officer at a western New York apartment complex. Police in the city of Canandaigua , 25 miles southeast of Rochester, say officers were called to the Pinnacle North Apartments around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.


  7. 2 People Found Fatally Shot In Suburban Rochester YardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police are on the scene of a shooting that has left two people dead in the yard of a suburban Rochester home. WHAM-TV reports that Monroe County sheriff's deputies and local police responded around 6 a.m. Wednesday to reports of shots fired at a home in the village of Fairport, just southeast of Rochester.


  8. Rochester Cops Investigate Fatal Shooting Of 23-Year-Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police in Rochester are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man who was hit by gunfire in a parking lot. Officials say the shooting occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday near a stretch of the northern end of Lake Avenue that's home to several restaurants.


  9. Several Hurt When NY Amusement Park's Ride Comes To A StopRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    The operators of a western New York amusement park say a ride has passed inspection after several riders were injured over the weekend. Local media report that the injuries occurred around 5 p.m. Saturday aboard the Silver Bullet ride at Darien Lake in Genesee County, between Buffalo and Rochester.


  10. Verdict Near In Trial Of Woman Charged With Killing Girl, 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A verdict is expected in the trial of a western New York woman charged with killing a 3-year-old girl last fall. A judge in Rochester is expected to announce a verdict Friday morning in 25-year-old Erica Bell's bench trial on second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter charges.


  11. Suspect In Fatal Father's Day Shooting In Albany ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Federal authorities in western New York say they've captured a man wanted for a fatal Father's Day shooting in Albany. The U.S. Marshals Service in Rochester says its regional fugitive task force received information that 20-year-old Richard Duckett was possibly staying in the Rochester area with a friend.


  12. Couple Killed In 2-Car Crash On Rural Upstate NY RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    State police say a husband and wife have died after their car was rear-ended by another vehicle on a western New York road. Troopers say 38-year-old Rebecca Harrier was stopped while waiting to make a left turn on state Route 31 around midnight Sunday when a car slammed into hers in the rural Orleans County town of Ridgeway, 40 miles west of Rochester.


  13. Guilty Plea In Slaying Of NY Woman Whose Body Was BurnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A 44-year-old woman has pleaded guilty in the slaying of a woman whose burned body was found alongside a rural upstate New York road last year. WHEC-TV in Rochester reports that Livingston County prosecutors say Mary Neverett pleaded guilty earlier this week to first-degree manslaughter in the death of Patrice Miller.


  14. Theological School Receives Approval To Landmark CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A theological school in upstate New York is moving ahead with a plan to sell its campus and relocate to a new building located on the same campus. The plan has the support of the Rochester community, with the Rochester Preservation Board voting unanimously to designate most of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School's campus as a landmark.


  15. Robber Admits Fatally Beating Store Owner With Wine BottleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A New York man described by authorities as a career criminal has pleaded guilty to fatally beating a liquor store owner with a wine bottle while trying to rob her. Kevin Quander was arrested the day after Charlotte Lahr was killed inside her Rochester store in March.


  16. Clock From Rochester NY Central Station Back In CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A clock from a demolished Rochester train station is back in the city, and will be installed in Rochester's new train station. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will display the clock from Rochester's New York Central Station during a media availability at her Rochester office on Thursday.


  17. 2 Killed In Collision At Western New York IntersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say two people have died after their car turned into the path of a tractor-trailer at an intersection on a rural western New York road. The Orleans County Sheriff's Office says the accident occurred around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at an intersection on Route 31A in the town of Barre, 30 miles west of Rochester.


  18. NY Man Charged After Boat Slams Into Lake Ontario PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Authorities say a western New York man was drunk when he drove his boat into a Lake Ontario pier, injuring two passengers in the vessel. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says a 27-year-old man from Hamlin was behind the controls of a boat around 9:20 p.m. Monday when he hit a jetty near where Sandy Creek flows into the lake in his hometown, located 15 miles northwest of Rochester.


  19. Photonics Company To Expand In Western NY SuburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    New York state officials say a photonics firm has agreed to expand its operations in a western New York suburb. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Tuesday that IDEX Health and Science LLC plans to open a new center in the Monroe County town of Henrietta, just south of Rochester, to support its work in the life science, semi-conductor and defense industries.


  20. Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death Of 69-Year-Old ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police in upstate New York are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man who was found dead in his home. Authorities say the man was found by a family member Tuesday afternoon in his home near the Lake Ontario shoreline in the town of Greece, a Rochester suburb.


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