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Past articles by Gary:

Wegmans employee pleads guilty to scamming company for $568,000 in fraudulent refunds

A worker at the Wegmans market in Webster, New York, ripped off the company for more than $560,000 by creating fraudulent pharmacy refunds and pocketing the money. → Read More

Fertility doctor Morris Wortman, accused of using own sperm with patients, dies in plane crash

Dr. Morris Wortman, a New York OB-GYN whose reputation was tainted by fertility fraud allegations, died in a plane crash Sunday. → Read More

'Brighton ax murder' case: James Krauseneck appeals conviction from beyond the grave

In a criminal case that has its share of unusual twists, the Brighton ax murder now has another. → Read More

Former CEO of Rochester Drug Cooperative sentenced to prison for role in fueling opioid epidemic

A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced former Rochester Drug Cooperative CEO Laurence Doud to 27 months in prison for his role in fueling the nation's opioid epidemic. → Read More

Rochester underfunded in state tax stream; Lawmakers call for correction

Research and a report from state Sen. Samra Brouk, D-Rochester, say that the "funding disparity must be corrected in the upcoming state budget." → Read More

New president of RG&E and NYSEG opens up about billing issues, public outcry

The new president of RG&E and NYSEG - the first woman in the job - takes the helm at a time of mounting public complaints over billing. → Read More

How has RG&E responded to billing complaints? What you should know

RG&E says it has taken steps to respond to a flood of billing complaints. Here's what it says it is doing. → Read More

Lawsuit over RPD fatal shooting of mentally disturbed man can go forward, judge rules

Judge Elizabeth Wolford wrote that, based on the allegations in the suit, "it is a reasonable inference that the responding officers were aware of Jones' mental disability." → Read More

Edith Lank, 'Renaissance woman' and longtime real estate columnist, dies at 96

Edith Lank, who wrote a popular syndicated real estate column for more than four decades, died at age 96. → Read More

Rev. John Walker, leader in Colgate Divinity shutdown, dies at age 90

"Whether being in a pulpit or in the classroom or even in a conversation, he was always a teacher." → Read More

Appellate court urges further unsealing of Justice Department papers in Bob Morgan case

An appellate court has ruled that partly sealed papers from the Justice Department in the botched Bob Morgan prosecution may need to be unsealed. → Read More

City of Rochester files lawsuit against gun industry as violence continues

The City of Rochester on Wednesday sued a host of companies in the firearms industry, alleging that the companies are fueling the violence in the city. → Read More

Feds: Alleged leader in turf war that led to killing of RPD officer continued drug activity

The alleged leader of a drug faction that led to the homicide of a police officer continued with his drug activity even the fatal shooting, prosecutors allege. → Read More

Man who admitted to multimillion pawn shop scheme awaiting outcome on latest criminal charge

Once again, the federal sentencing of pawnbroker-turned-crook Devin Tribunella has been postponed as he confronts allegations of another crime. → Read More

Howard Relin, longest-serving Monroe County DA, dies at 81

Howard Relin, the amiable and loquacious lawyer who became Monroe County's longest serving district attorney, has died. → Read More

Contractor who lied about George Moses' crimes charged with perjury, obstruction

A contractor who admitted he manufactured crimes allegedly committed by George Moses has been charged. → Read More

'We have a problem in America.' Victims' families speak out after plea in deadly Buffalo Tops shooting case

"To me, America showed up in that terrorist tragedy because that is a part of America that Black people see every day." → Read More

George Moses gets 78 months for 'morally repugnant' crimes against poor

Former Housing Authority Chairman George Moses was sentenced to 6½ years for fraud, money laundering, and lies on federal taxes. → Read More

Buffalo Tops shooter pleads guilty to murder, hate crime charges in mass killing

The 19-year-old white man accused of fatally shooting 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket pleaded guilty Monday morning to state charges. → Read More

Buffalo shooter pleads guilty in Tops mass shooting

Payton Gendron on Monday admitted to fatally shooting 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket in May. → Read More