Rochester police release video timeline of events leading to Daniel Prude encounter

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department on Friday released a 23-minute timeline of Daniel Prude’s activity leaving Chicago and leading up to his encounter with Rochester police on March 23. This video was edited by the Rochester Police Department, cut from around four hours of raw footage. With more than 3 hours of … Read more

Deputies rebuild New York vet’s smashed mailbox

PENFIELD, N.Y. (WROC) — On July 8, 79-year-old Donald—a Vietnam veteran living in Rochester—woke up to his mailbox completely smashed, presumably by a car. Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Andrew Reale responded to the scene.  Glens Falls disc golf tournament set to benefit Ed Bartholomew memorial fund “It touched my heart. When I got there,” Reale … Read more

Rochester boy has life-changing surgery in NYC, ready for back to school

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester boy is now ready to tackle the new school year, thanks to a life-altering surgery performed in New York City. NYC hatchet attack victim can’t walk, needs surgery Julius Pacheco, 6, had an unusual growth on his lip that left the door open to teasing—and prevented him from participating … Read more

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, husband indicted on new charges

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and her husband, Timothy Granison, are facing new charges after an indictment was unsealed Friday afternoon, to an unsealed indictment, officials from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office announced. They are each charged with criminal possession of a firearm, a Class E felony, along with two counts … Read more

5 children hospitalized after car crashes through Rochester living room

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester woman is facing charges after police say she drove her car into the living room of a home on Thomas Street, sending five children to the hospital. According to the Rochester Police Department, Jawanda Chandler, 47 of Rochester, has been charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and … Read more

Counties with the most college graduates in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — The American philosopher and psychologist John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” Lowest-paying jobs in the Capital Region Dewey advocated for an educational paradigm called pragmatism, which stresses the importance of learning academic concepts by experiencing them firsthand, instead of through lecture and repetition in a … Read more

Golfer’s paradise: House for sale in Webster has a golf course as its lawn

WEBSTER, N.Y. (WROC) — If you’ve ever dreamed of walking out your front door and being at a golf course, you may be in luck. A house currently listed for sale on Lake Point Drive in Webster has a personal golf course as its lawn, plus a ton of other cool features. Photo gallery (Photo … Read more

Time to work: Rochester’s new mayor-to-be Malik Evans ready to get started

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester City Councilmember Malik Evans held a press conference on Wednesday after he defeated Incumbent Mayor Lovely Warren in the Democratic primary election Tuesday. “I want to thank Mayor Warren for her classy concession speech last night,” Evans said. “I look forward to working with her over the next six months … Read more

Child dead, 8 hospitalized, officers injured at house fire in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A child has died and eight others, including six other children, were hospitalized after a house fire in the area of Campbell and Hague Streets in Rochester Monday. Around 9:45 a.m. the Rochester Fire Department responded to Hague Street for the report of a house fire and upon arrival found a … Read more

Climate change means more summer rain and flooding in New York

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Climate change is impacting every part of the world, and some more than others. The Great Lakes and Northeast continue to see increasing impacts from flooding to droughts and warming temperatures. All this due to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions.  The Two Degree Difference: Solar energy It is important to remember … Read more