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57 min ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
The Crump family helped shape a part of Pittsford when they came to the America from England.
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5 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Henry, 28, of Rochester was wearing an electronic GPS monitoring anklet that led Rochester police to him one day after the body of the car's owner, a popular college instructor, well-known community activist and Henry's former neighbor, was found in a ravine.
7 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Close to two dozen protesters gathered outside a Rochester fast food restaurant Thursday as part of a nationwide series of protests aimed at a higher minimum wage.
8 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Kayla Jackson had 19 points and 14 rebounds in her first varsity game and East Irondequoit Eastridge defeated Brockport on Wednesday.
12 hrs ago | WHAM-AM Rochester
Rochester N.Y.-A man who did time for raping a comatose woman in Brighton nursing home in the 1990's has been arrested again for violating his parole.
16 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
A 37-year-old Rochester man was shot and wounded on the city's east side shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday.
After two months of testimony from 65 witnesses, a federal jury needed only three hours Wednesday to find three men guilty of a March 2010 triple slaying in Greece.
A master's degree program in photographic preservation and collections management will be offered as part of a collaborative effort by the University of Rochester and the George Eastman House.
As the Rochester area's population ages, some are aiming to keep seniors engaged in society rather than segregated into isolated communities.
Rochester Mayor Thomas Richards says County Executive Maggie Brooks' budget proposal for next year includes new or increased fees that would shift $2.5 million in costs onto the city, including a new charge for upkeep of traffic signals and signs.
A dead woman has been found inside a 19th Ward "drug" house, according to Rochester police.
Ashika Gautman, right, and classmate Shanae Bernard, back left, play with dolls in their pre-kindergarten class at Bubbles Child Development Center on Lyle Ave. in Rochester Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.
It's almost time for Rochester's 15 minutes of fame. The first full-length movie trailer for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" will be released Thursday -- potentially with footage shot in Rochester.
Rochester, N.Y.- Campaign finance reports from the 2013 Rochester Mayoral Election Race show the Independence Party spent less than half as much as Mayor-elect Lovely Warren in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 5 election.
It claimed that county government relegates the minority party to a lesser, insulting role; resulting in a gross under-representation of Democrats in the county.
The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released Wednesday.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1918, women throughout the state went to the polls. They had gained the right to vote the year before, thanks to the passage of an amendment to New York's Constitution.