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Ontario County Newswire

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  1. Canandaigua man charged with child sexual assaultRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... burn was arrested and charged with predatory sexual assault against a child. He was arraigned and sent to the Ontario County Jail without bail.

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  2. Pipe Break Spews Thousands of Gallons of Raw Sewage in VictorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Your News Now

    Utility crews are cleaning up after a sewer pipe break in Ontario County on Route 96 just south of the thruway. An alert from the state said that at one point an estimated 350 gallons of untreated sewage was escaping per minute Tuesday afternoon.

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  3. Algae closes Honeoye beach, Canandaigua Lake OKRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... lakes, along with other influences. A Honeoye Lake Management Plan involving several entities including Ontario County and The Nature Conservancy, Central and Western New York, is in the works to address the problem. For those wanting to keep up on ...

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  4. 2016 4-H Animal Show Champions from Ontario County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    Cornell Cooperative Extension is a non-profit educational organization with a mission to extend new knowledge and research-based information in agriculture, family and consumers sciences from Cornell University to county residents.

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  5. Man arrested after child left in car at Eastview MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Ontario County Sheriff's deputies say that an Auburn man was arrested Friday evening after a child was left alone in a vehicle. They say this happened at Eastview Mall, and that the child was taken out of the vehicle and brought to the hospital in order to be evaluated.

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  6. 2 Bodies Found at 2 Different Locations in Canandaigua Just Hours ApartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Your News Now

    Canandaigua police say they were called to the city pier around 9:15 a.m. Thursday after a passerby discovered a body floating in Canandaigua Lake. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office's Scuba Team was called to search the area.

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  7. Police Investigating After Discovery of Body in Canandaigua LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Your News Now

    Canandaigua police say they were called to the city pier around 9:15 a.m. Thursday after a passerby discovered the body floating in the water. The Ontario County Sheriff's Office's Scuba Team was called to search the area.

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  8. Police investigating reports of body in water near Canandaigua PierRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    The Canandaigua City Pier is closed Thursday morning after reports of a body found in the lake near the pier. Canandaigua Police Department officers, along with Ontario County Sheriff's Office deputies and Canandaigua Fire Department personnel, are now on the scene investigating.

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  9. Shortsville man accused of menacing with a crossbowRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A Shortsville man is behind bars at the Ontario County Jail after being accused of menacing another person with a crossbow during an altercation at the West Wind Mobile Home Park in the town of Manchester late Tuesday night. Ontario County sheriff's deputies charged Lee Owen Morgan, 26, of 1253 County Road 7, Lot 15, with second-degree menacing, a class A misdemeanor.

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  10. Investigation into Geneva barn fire continues; man accused of menacing firefightersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... during the early morning hours on Monday remains under investigation. A Geneva man is behind bars at the Ontario County Jail after being accused of menacing members of the Geneva Fire Department with a long gun as they battled a blaze during the ...

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  11. Trial held in Rochester judge's DWI caseRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... to offer any explanation for how the damage got there," Zach Maurer, an Assistant District Attorney with the Ontario County District Attorney's office said in court on Monday. Maurer was named special prosecutor after the Monroe County District ...

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  12. Rochester man charged with DWI under Leandra's LawRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... ring the welfare of a child. Police say a 10-year-old was in the vehicle at the time. Ashford was sent to the Ontario County Jail on $250 cash/$500 bond bail. A referral to Child Protective Services was completed.

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  13. Deputies: Webster man crashes car after police chaseRead the original story

    Friday Aug 12 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Ontario County sheriff's deputies charged a Webster man with third-degree unlawful fleeing of a police officer following a pursuit that began shortly before 2:50 a.m. Thursday in the town of Bristol. Ian Richard Mercurio, 19, of Webster, was additionally charged with reckless driving, failure to comply to a lawful order, speeding, failure to keep right, unregistered motor vehicle and operating without insurance following the pursuit that allegedly reached speeds of 112 mph and ended with a crash on State Route 64. The incident began when Mercurio, who was allegedly observed traveling 25 miles per hour over the speed limit in Bristol, is accused of ignoring a deputy's attempt to pull him over.

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  14. 4-year-old Farmington girl in guarded condition following crashRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 11 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A 4-year-old Farmington girl is in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital on Thursday morning following a two-vehicle crash that took place Tuesday on State Route 21 South in the town of Canandaigua. According to Ontario County sheriff's deputies, at approximately 7 p.m., 40-year-old Amy Reeg, of Farmington, was traveling north on State Route 21 in her 2012 Mazda when she attempted to make a lefthand turn onto Hickox Road.

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  15. Ontario County hazmat teams respond to chemical spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    ... Emergency Squad crews also responded and monitored members of the hazmat teams, which in addition to Ontario County also included firefighters from Yates, Wayne and Seneca counties. The VA and Cheshire fire departments filled in while Canandaigua ...

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  16. Naples' Meghan Musnicki and Rowing 8 go for another goldRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Sports Illustrated's Rio edition featured the U.S. Women's Rowing 8. The headline for the article: The Unbeatables. Among the "Unbeatables" is Meghan Musnicki from Naples in Ontario County.

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  17. 2 People Ticketed at Eastview Mall for Leaving Dogs in Hot CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Your News Now

    Just a reminder to pet owners in these summer months it's illegal to leave your pet locked inside a hot car. Over the weekend the Ontario County Sheriff's Office found two cases of this in the parking lot of the Eastview Mall.

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  18. Upstate NY man charged with driving through flock of seagulls, killing 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Post-Standard

    A 28-year-old man was charged Sunday with two counts of injuring or torturing an animal after driving through a flock of seagulls, killing two, WHAM reported . Joel Torrez-Diaz, of Geneva, drove through the parking lot of a Seneca Foods toward the flock on Saturday night, Ontario County deputies told the television station.

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  19. Geneva man accused of killing seagulls with carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    A Geneva man is behind bars after being accused of intentionally driving his vehicle into a flock of seagulls at the Seneca Foods parking lot in Geneva on Saturday night, killing two of the birds. Ontario County sheriff's deputies charged Joel Torrez-Diaz, 28, of 225 High St., with two counts of injuring or torturing an animal, a class A misdemeanor.

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  20. Two men charged with leaving dogs in hot cars at Eastview MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    Two men were cited Sunday afternoon after dogs were found in hot cars in the parking lot of Eastview Mall. One dog was suffering in 129-degree heat, while the other dog was in 140 degrees, Ontario County Sheriff's deputies reported.

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