One of several police officers seen on video pinning down Daniel Prude faces potential departmental discipline, the Rochester Police Department said.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from a police raid that allegedly turned up a rifle and a pistol.
A Rochester, New York, police officer will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man.
The Rochester Police Department has completed its internal investigation into the death of a Black man detained by officers on a city street but has yet to make the results public.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, who ran for a third term while under indictment in a campaign finance case and under fire for her handling of a police killing, was defeated in the Democratic primary by City Councilman Malik Evans.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, whose husband was arrested on drug and gun charges last week, said at a candidates' forum that she didn't know about the guns found in her house during a police raid.
One of the best recruiting tools for Western New York law firms might be spending a few years at a big city firm. Rochester and Buffalo law firms rarely compete with the largest big city firms for top-tier students. But after a few years of earning lots of money and getting excellent training in Chicago, […]
“Sanctuary cities” in New York state are getting lots of free legal advice and support from New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Last month, in anticipation of concerns about the policies of President Donald Trump, Schneiderman’s staff prepared a 20-page guide for municipalities on the topic. The guide is intended to assist local elected […]
“This year is different,” M&T Bank economist Gary Keith said Thursday at the start of his especially optimistic annual forecast for the Rochester area. “I think most of us in the economic field are still trying to peer into our crystal balls and understand what the change in Washington is going to mean for the […]
An ex-convict who plotted a foiled New Year’s Eve machete attack at a Rochester restaurant in the name of the Islamic State group was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison, provoking a courtroom outburst in which he shouted “there’s going to be more of us.” Emanuel Lutchman, 26, wrote before the sentencing that he […]
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 […]
A Rochester man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for a 2014 murder. Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Alex R. Renzi sentenced Brian Baxter Jr., 20, for the Nov. 6, 2014, killing of Quadrey Henderson-Speed. 19. Henderson-Speed was walking to his school bus stop on Jefferson Avenue near Seward Street in […]
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