Community raises $45,000 for single mom’s home, business lost in fire

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A week ago, the unthinkable happened for a businesswoman and single mom of two. After working for years to open her own bakery, Chanelle Kimber’s dreams were destroyed within minutes when a fire broke out at her new bakery in Rochester, destroying both the shop and her home. 11-year-old from Delmar … Read more

Highest-rated museums in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Museums are one of the most important institutions in any country. They don’t just show us our past, they contextualize it—allowing visitors to better understand cultures and ourselves. Good museum displays lead to reflection, generate ideas, and create a sense of appreciation for who has come before. In many towns and … Read more

New York mom seeks justice after daughter’s brutal Michigan murder

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — New York native Nancy Elliot says her daughter, Amanda Harvey, was murdered in Michigan last month, and the prime suspect is her boyfriend who had a pattern of violence. Now, Elliot wants justice, and to bring greater awareness to domestic violence.  Nick Huban Memorial Giving Tree collecting winter items for Unity … Read more

State of emergency declared in Monroe County due to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rapidly rising COVID-19 hospitalizations has brought on a second local pandemic state of emergency, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello announced Tuesday. The first county state of emergency was issued back in March 2020 as the pandemic was just getting started locally and abroad. That state of emergency expired in July of … Read more

Where Albany residents are moving to most

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — Stacker compiled a list of where people in Albany are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from Albany between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration. BDS2006 // Wikimedia 25. Los Angeles-Long … Read more

Buffalo fire truck plows into school bus at emergency scene

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A school bus was knocked over by a fire truck at the intersection of North Ogden and East Lovejoy Streets in Buffalo on Tuesday morning. At the time, the fire truck was responding to a fire on Goethe Street. Pickup truck crashes into Loughberry Lake The bus driver and an aide … Read more

Ex-police chief charged with DWI for crash that led to resignation

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Former Greece Police Chief Drew Forsythe is facing criminal charges in connection to an October crash that led to his resignation. Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley announced Monday that Forsythe is charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident, a traffic violation. Greece … Read more

‘It’s wonderful’: At 93-years-old, NY woman spends her time giving back to others

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The pandemic has taught us many things, whether it’s the significance of family, the importance of supporting small businesses, or the thrill of finding a new hobby. But for Jean Ellinwood of North Chili, this has been a time to grow her love of giving back.  She’s a widow and mother of … Read more

‘Bones or no bones’: Noodle the pug, Rochester owner help millions shape their day

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Today was a bones day. A 13-year-old rescue pug named Noodle is helping millions of people shape their daily lives. Owner and friend of Noodle, Rochester native Jonathan Graziano, has turned his morning ritual with the dog into a viral sensation on TikTok. Graziano records himself sitting Noodle up each morning … Read more

Scorpions found in package delivered to Joywave drummer in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A shocking afternoon for a Rochester man who received scorpions—real, live scorpions—in a package that arrived days ago. And the plot thickens: That man is the drummer for the nationally-known and locally-based rock band Joywave. A package sat quietly on Paul Brenner’s floor all weekend. When he got back home Monday … Read more