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The Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester reported recently that the Seneca Park Zoo has been feeding deer carcasses to its carnivores for years. The practice began after a zoo employee hit a deer on the way to work.
Rochester City Council unanimously accepted a $4.2 million grant from the state - completing funding for the $21 million project. The portion of the sunken highway from Monroe Avenue to Charlotte Street in the East End will be filled in.
A Rochester, New York, man has been indicted on charges of trying to provide material support to the Islamic State militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday. A federal grand jury in Rochester handed down a seven-count indictment against Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, following an investigation by the FBI's Rochester Joint Terrorism Task Force, a Justice Department statement said.
Federal prosecutors say a man born in Yemen who ran a Rochester convenience store tried to provide material support to the ISIS terror organization. Mufid Elfgeeh was indicted today on seven counts including planning to assist the Islamic State group which now controls parts of Syria and Iraq.
When her oldest daughter, who is now 8-years-old, was ready to enter Kindergarten she decided to send her to Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School in Rochester, N.Y. Three years later, Dalmau's 5-year-old is following in her sister's footsteps. "Our child is like a little coal, and our children's teachers polish them and polish them until they get a little diamond," said Dalmau.
Three men have been indicted by a Monroe County Grand Jury in connection with a jewelry store heist at the Mall at Greece Ridge. Thomas Pryor, 29, of Spencerport, Qzay Clark, 28, or Farmington, and Alexander Kates, 23, of Rochester pleaded not guilty to the following charges: Kidnapping 1st , Burglary 1st, Robbery 1st, Grand Larceny 1st, Criminal Possession of a Firearm 1st, Assault 2nd, Burglary 3rd and Grand Larceny 2nd.
Rochester N.Y.- A Monroe County Grand Jury has indicted a Rochester man who is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl near the Liberty Pole less then 24 hours after he had been released from prison. Michael Caruthers is now indicted on charges that include f first- and second-degree rape, first and second-degree criminal sex act and criminal obstruction of breathing.
A second man has been arrested in connection to the rape of a 14-year-girl which was later posted on social media. Jordan McCloud, 22, is charged with producing child pornography and possessing child pornography.
A 27-year-old Rochester man has been charged in connection with a deadly shooting last month. Police say Clifford Lee Salters shot 19-year-old Lawrence Morgan on August 21 on Straub Street.
Brighton, N.Y. - A memorial service will be held at Tuesday Morning for the Rochester couple killed when their private plane crashed off the Jamaican coast almost two weeks ago: The services for Larry and Jane Glazer will take place at Temple B'rith Kodesh in Brighton beginning at 11 a.m. The Glazers, both experienced pilots, were flying from Rochester to Naples, Florida, when air traffic controllers lost contact with their single-engine turboprop.
A new effort was launched to secure federal funds that would bring a new grocery story to Rochester's College Town on Mt. Hope Avenue, Senator Charles Schumer announced Monday.
"All of our inpatient pediatric units are above capacity right now because of so many children admitted with severe respiratory illness," said Dr. Elizabeth Murray. Cases of Enterovirus first began appearing in the Midwest last month.
Rochester N.Y.- Three advocates for the homeless who had been demonstrating again outside the Monroe County Office Building were arrested today and charged with criminal trespass. The representatives of the House of Mercy, including sister Grace Miller, want a meeting with County Executive Maggie Brooks.
The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder. The grand jury indictment against Thomas Johnson III was handed up Friday and made public Monday morning at about the same time he was sent from Strong Memorial Hospital to the Monroe County Jail.
Thomas Johnson III has been transferred to the Monroe County Jail. Johnson is charged with eight felony counts including two counts of aggravated murder, He is accused of shooting and killing Officer Pierson September 3rd.
Rochester N.Y.- A psychiatrist who faces criminal charges in connection with the death of man found buried in his backyard had to be rescued from the Niagara River. Police say Dr. William Lewek was found sitting in two feet of water after his car left a road on Grand Island Sunday.
Source: mohawkvalley.twcnews.com --- Sunday, September 14, 2014Ralph Nader, the former Green Party presidential Candidate, is hosting a fundraiser for the Party's gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins and congressional candidate Matt Funiciello. ... Source: www.radio4all.net --- Friday, September 12, 2014Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of NY, discusses the primary election and its impact on the campaign as well as the upcoming march for climate change in New York City, the status of gubernatorial debates, fracking, and other issues of concern to NY residents.
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