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Woman tackled by police files federal suit

A Rochester woman, who can be seen getting tackled and pepper-sprayed by police in a video recording, is suing several officers and the city of Rochester, claiming false arrest, illegal search and seizure, and the use of excessive force. In ...

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Rochester police named in federal suit

A Chili man who claims he was beaten by Rochester Police officers and ambulance workers has filed a federal lawsuit. The defendants include the city of Rochester, the Rochester Police Department, several police officers, Rural/Metro ambulance, and two Rural/Metro EMTs. ...

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16-year-old boy charged with firing shot at Rochester cop

Authorities say they’ve charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder after he fired a gun at a Rochester police officer. The Rochester Police Department says the officer was checking out reports of multiple shots fired Sunday afternoon in a neighborhood on ...

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