Riverway plans head toward the start line
The city took the first step today on an ambitious plan to redevelop the riverfront from the University of...
TV show being filmed in Rochester starting next week
A production company will begin filming a television show in Rochester next week. Greetings Media, LLC will have a...
2018 Inaugural ROC the Taste Food and Music Festival to be held July 27 & 28 in Downtown Rochester
ROC The Taste is a brand new free festival which blends the best of what Rochester has to offer...
A complete meltdown in every phase as Bills get embarrassed by Ravens
Absolutely deplorable. There is no other way to describe the ineptitude put on display by the Buffalo Bills Sunday afternoon in their season-opening 47-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the most lopsided Week 1 loss, and the second-worst loss in the 59-year history of the franchise. You might say the... Read more
Community responds after arsonist destroys school playground
An arsonist destroyed of all things, a playground in a Rochester neighborhood. Now, kids and parents there are wondering why and what happens next? “We play at the park because it’s really fun,” said 10-year-old Cashaye Williams, a 5th grader who frequents the playground. Fun is the key word.... Read more
Welcome picnic for International students living in Rochester
A traditional cookout along Lake Ontario welcomed International students to Rochester on Sunday. The 61st Annual International Student Welcome Picnic hosted by local nonprofit, Rochester Global Connections (RGC), helps students far from home, feel at home here, while also introducing the Rochester community, to them. “This is the heart... Read more
Remember the name: Seven McGee
Remember the name: Seven McGee. He’s a sophomore four-star recruit and is already committed to Oregon. His future seems bright, but it wasn’t always that way. McGee’s dreams of playing college football were humbled when he only played modified in 8th grade at Leadership Academy. “When I played modified... Read more
Officials investigating arson at a Rochester school
The Rochester Fire Department is investigating an arson at the Wilson Foundation Academy in Rochester. Investigators say that at approximately 11:00 p.m. Friday night fire crews arrived to find a fire in the back of the building with playground equipment in flames. The fire continued to spread throughout the... Read more
Teen to serve 12 years for RPD officer shooting
One of the men charged in connection with the shooting of a Rochester police officer two years ago is headed to prison. Kamiu Blake was sentenced in court on Thursday. Blake didn’t actually pull the trigger that injured Rochester Police Officer Jeremy Nash in June of 2017, but Monroe... Read more
Local caterer donates hundreds of meals a month
In this week’s Extraordinary People Segment, we introduce you to the owner of Meals By DeLeo. Jason DeLeo has owned his own catering business for nearly two decades. Recently, he made a change to his own diet that he says saved his life. Now he’s trying to help others. Jason... Read more
Let your “Hair” down at Geva
Hippies are taking over the Geva Theatre stage to start the new season.Performances of the classic musical “Hair” continue through October 7 in Rochester. Michael Burrell, who plays Claude, and Kevin Curtis, an ensemble member and Dance Captain, discussed the high energy show Friday during News 8 at Noon. “Spoiler... Read more
Father charged with first-degree manslaughter in beating death of 9-month-old girl
A 9-month-old girl who died in Rochester in January was beaten to death, police announced on Thursday. Her father has been criminally charged in connection with her death. According to Rochester Police, the Monroe County Medical Examiner has determined that Arabella Richmond died on Jan. 3 of blunt force... Read more
5-year-old Rochester girl killed in Labor Day crash
A 5-year-old girl from Rochester was killed after police say the pickup truck she was riding in crossed over a highway median and struck an oncoming pickup truck in Sullivan County. The sheriff’s office says the crash happened just before 3 p.m. Monday on Route 17 in Monticello. Deputies... Read more