Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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  1. Troopers arrest man for Unlawful Fleeing, DWI after pursuit in stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 21 | Times of Wayne County

    On Friday , at approximately 1:20 PM, Troopers were called to the Save-A-Lot parking lot in Ontario for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Alletto refused to comply and led Troopers on a pursuit on Route 104 in Wayne County westbound into Monroe County.

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  2. Protest in Rochester Against Secretary of Education Nominee Betsy DeVosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Your News Now

    Ralliers say President-elect Trump and his nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, threaten the promise of public education. "I think it's important we remember to protect our public schools because it is really the great equalizer for our children," said Jason Cooney, Monroe County Federation of Teachers President.

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  3. Latest version of county's Smart Growth Plan ready for legislative reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | The Batavian

    ... The Smart Growth Plan development process dates back to 2001 and was part of the agreement to bring Monroe County Water into Genesee County. The county is required to update the plan every three years in order to continue to expand the public water ...

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  4. Rochester Amerks to have 'Hometown Heroes Night' on January 27Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... Prior to the Amerks-Devils matchup, the Rochester Police Department will face-off against members of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Jail Bureau in an exhibition hockey game starting at 4:00 p.m. As part of the night, the Amerks are offering all ...

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  5. Tiny Skull and Bones Found in Oil Can May Be 100 Years OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Your News Now

    A small skull and bones found in a building under renovation on West Main Street in downtown Rochester are getting tested by the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office, to determine if they're human. The owner of the building said he called police in around 2 p.m. on Saturday.

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  6. Man sentenced to probation for shoving autistic teen runner Chase ColemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Post-Standard

    ... a furious response from Syracuse Common Councilor Sue Boyle on behalf of the Colemans. Boyle sent a letter to Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley expressing outrage at what Boyle called "a racist, aggressive, unprovoked attack on a ...

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  7. Hikers stumble upon human skull in Honeoye Falls, police investigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Post-Standard

    ... WHAM-TV reported. The couple who found the skull immediately called 911, and New York State Police and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are now on the scene investigating. John Helfer with the sheriff's department told WROC-TV that it is not ...

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  8. Human Skull Discovered in Honeoye Falls, Medical Examiner's Office InvestigatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Your News Now

    Deputies say a couple was walking their dog Monday afternoon when they found a human skull in the area of Carriage Street. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is working to check if the remains match up with any missing persons cases.

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  9. Gunman who ambushed, killed Upstate NY football player gets 25 years to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | The Post-Standard

    ... The victim was a standout high school football player who went on to play semi-professional football with the Monroe County Sting in the Northeastern Football Alliance. He was survived by an infant son.

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  10. Former Police Chief Jim Sheppard Announces Run For Rochester MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Your News Now

    ... the person who can change that. Sheppard served 33 years with the RPD before retiring and being elected to the Monroe County Legislature in 2015. He's the first to announce his candidacy. Current Mayor, Lovely Warren hasn't yet said if she'll seek ...

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  11. Split opinions locally on Trump AG nominee SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... murder of a black man. Wells says Sessions cleared up any civil rights questions in his testimony on Tuesday. Monroe County police spokesman Dan Varrenti joined with the National Association of Police Organizations praising the "fair shake" he says ...

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  12. Keys can't afford to lose any County Court judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Don't expect Keys officials to take lightly a recommendation from the Florida Supreme Court that Monroe County needs one fewer County Court judge. In December, that's what the Supreme Court said in a report called Certification of Need for Additional Judges.

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  13. Direct care agencies lose staff, push for help with the new minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | North County Public Radio

    ... time direct support professional and mother of a child with disabilities addressed a packed room at the Arc of Monroe County. Photo: Karen Shakerdge A coalition of advocacy groups, " bFair2DirectCare ," says that low wages are causing high staff ...

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  14. Severe Wind Storm Causes Power Outages Throughout Rochester RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Your News Now

    Utility crews have been working to restore power to those who are in the dark because of Wednesday morning's high winds. Rochester General and Electric officials say there are about 2,600 customers without power, including about 1,700 of those in Monroe County.

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  15. Police: Both NY Drivers In Head-On Crash Were Driving DrunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Police say both drivers involved in a head-on crash on a suburban Rochester road were drunk behind the wheel. Authorities in the Monroe County town of Greece say two vehicles collided around 5:15 a.m. Saturday.

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  16. Marquis Who's Who Honors Marcia Wishengrad for Invaluable Contributions to LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... her retirement in 2013. Ms. Wishengran also garnered experience through a two-year stint as an attorney for Monroe County Family Court, as well as through her position as an attorney for the Monroe County Legal Aid Society. In addition, she has also ...

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  17. Mom, son plead killed man over lottery ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | MyFoxNY

    A Rochester man and his 49-year-old mother have pleaded guilty in the slaying of a man who was killed over a winning scratch-off lottery ticket. The Monroe County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old James McCracken pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the slaying of 66-year-old Robert Pinckney.

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  18. Mom, Son Plead Guilty In Killing Over Lottery TicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    A Rochester man and his 49-year-old mother have pleaded guilty in the slaying of a man who was killed over a winning scratch-off lottery ticket. The Monroe County District Attorney's Office says 29-year-old James McCracken pleaded guilty Monday to second-degree murder in the slaying of 66-year-old Robert Pinckney.

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  19. Upstate NY man charged with murdering wife, daughter home from collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | The Post-Standard

    A man was remanded to the Monroe County Jail after he pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges on Friday, in connection with the killing in November of Canisius College student Victoria Brooks. Patrick D. Brooks, 37, pleaded before Monroe County Judge Vincent Dinolfo on Friday in connection with the killings of the Canisius College student and her mother, Christie Brooks.

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  20. Retrial Set To Begin For NY Man Charged In Triple SlayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... shooting outside the Rochester Boys and Girls Club. His conviction in the triple homicide was tossed out by a Monroe County judge last month after allegations of juror misconduct emerged. Prosecutors have appealed the judge's ruling. On Tuesday the ...

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