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Jan 10, 2017

Life or death legal journey for airport shooting suspect

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A legal journey that could mean life or death for the suspect in the Florida airport mass shooting has begun with the appointment of a public defender to represent the Iraq war veteran blamed for killing five people and wounding six more. U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia Valle told Esteban Santiago, 26, […]

Dec 28, 2016

New trial date for 3rd man charged in Genesee Street killings

ROCHESTER — A new trial date has been set for a man charged in the fatal shooting of three people outside a Rochester community center last year. A judge has scheduled June 12 as the start of the trial of 19-year-old Michael Mathis on second-degree murder charges. His trial was supposed to start Jan. 3 […]

Feb 26, 2015

Police charge woman with killing fiance

GATES (AP) — Authorities say they’ve charged a 49-year-old woman with fatally shooting her fiance during a domestic dispute at their suburban Rochester home. Police in the town of Gates tell local media that the shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Cole Avenue. Officials say when officers arrived, they found 61-year-old Dennis Perks with […]

Mar 5, 2014

Williams sentenced to 32 years to life

Michael Williams, 21, was sentenced Tuesday by Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Joanne M. Winslow to the maximum of 32 years to life in prison for the fatal shooting of Alexander Marquez on Jan. 5, 2012, and the assault of Christian Ramos. On that date, Williams and a 15-year-old accomplice, Treyquan Davis, met the victims […]

Dec 3, 2012

2nd man charged in May shooting of 2 brothers

Authorities say they made a second arrest in the fatal shooting of a Rochester man last spring and the wounding of his brother after a fight over a dice game. Rochester police tell local media outlets that 25-year-old Charles Perkins Jr. was charged Saturday with second-degree murder and assault in the May 29 shooting of […]

Aug 31, 2012

Man fatally shot outside sneaker store

GATES — A pair of robbers shot and killed a 19-year-old man waiting outside a store to buy a pair of newly released sneakers, police said Friday. Several people were lined up outside a closed store in the Chili Hinchey Plaza in Gates around 4 a.m. Friday waiting to buy a new, high-end sneaker by […]

Oct 11, 2011

Mass. man seeks justice for son killed here

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — A Massachusetts man says he’s not giving up on finding his son’s killer even though it’s been a year since the fatal shooting. Paul Vasconcellos of New Bedford travels to Rochester at least once a month to distribute fliers, speak with police and even pay for billboards ...

Aug 9, 2011

Rochester man convicted of fatal shooting in December

A 35-year-old Rochester man has been found guilty of killing another man during an attempted robbery last December. Rochester media outlets report that a jury on Monday convicted Efrem Webb of second-degree manslaughter ...

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