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Charges for parking garages, certain streets will resume on Wednesday

Parking fees for meters, pay stations and garages have been waived since April in response to the pandemic. → Read More

Some Monroe County DMVs starting some in-person services Thursday

All services available must be appointment only, starting today. → Read More

‘My Black Experience In Fairport’: Community panel discussed racism

It was organized by a group called "The Fairport Coalition for Justice and Equity." → Read More

Train derails near Letchworth State Park, crew OK

News 8's John Kucko recorded the derailment from above. → Read More

Rochester radio hosts ‘Kimberly and Beck’ fired after racially charged comments

This comes ones day after the company that ows 95.1, iHeartRadio, wrote on Twitter: "We believe the only way to drive lasting positive change is for people to come together, respect differences, listen to all voices and foster understanding." → Read More

Pegulas offer statement about America’s unrest

Pegulas are “saddened and angered by the actions of those involved with… killing of George Floyd” → Read More

Bored at home? Try Kodak’s ‘World’s Largest Puzzle’

A lot of us have some free time, but this will require a lot of it. → Read More

Elizabeth Warren’s brother dies of coronavirus

Warren made the announcement on social media. → Read More

Monroe County Conservative Party Chairman Tom Cook dies

Sources tell News 8 WROC that Cook died of heart failure. Cook has served as chairman of the party since 1973. → Read More

5 injured in serious crash in Hamlin

The Hamlin Fire Department said the intersection can be a problem. → Read More

Community conversation on La Marketa on Wednesday

On Wednesday, the community is invited to take part in a conversation regarding business opportunities at La Marketa. → Read More

Josh Nichols goes back in time to become a farmhand

Learning from our past while educating our future — all while having some fun along the way. → Read More

5 people without home after fire on Quincy Street

Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) — Five people are without a home after a house fire on Sunday evening. The Rochester Fire Department responded to a fire on the second floor of a home on Quincy Street around 6:30 p.m. Firefighters said while en-route, 911 received additional calls from neighbors which caused a full response. Fire crews […] → Read More

Sunrise Smart Start on October 4

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Happy Friday! Here are your local headlines in the “News 8 Sunrise Smart” Start on Friday, October 4, 2019. → Read More

Over 100 animals rescued from Wayne County home

98 chickens, 11 dogs, five cats and two rabbits were rescued. → Read More

Diocese of Rochester files for bankruptcy

The Child Victims Act, which went into effect on August 14, extended the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases for one year. → Read More

Bath house fire kills 3 dogs and 13 cats

BATH, N.Y. (WETM)– The Bath Volunteer Fire Department was called to a house fire on County Route 15 in the town of Bath early Wednesday afternoon. The caller told firefighters about seeing smoke coming from a home but was unsure if anyone was inside. Bath Assistant Chief Joe Washburn was the first on scene and […] → Read More

Married suspects recaptured after 16 days in hiding

(CBS)– The married murder suspects who escaped from a prison van last month have been recaptured after more than two weeks on the lam, reports CBS Tucson, Arizona affiliate KOLD-TV. The U.S. Marshals Service said Blane and Susan Barksdale were back in custody, but gave no other details. CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO-TV, citing Marshals Service sources, reports the […] → Read More

NYSP searching for missing Wayne County man who has dementia

RED CREEK, N.Y. (WROC)– NYSP is searching for a missing Wayne County man who has dementia. Troopers said 61-year-old Russell Hoeffner went missing on Monday at around 10 a.m. Hoeffner was reported missing after a family member returned home from work on Wednesday at around 9:30 p.m. Hoeffner was last seen in a neighbor’s yard […] → Read More

Woman held after airport staff find baby in her bag

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (WFLA/CNN) – A woman is in custody in the Philipines after she allegedly tried to fly out of the country with a baby in her carry-on luggage. Local authorities say the woman is an American and that the baby was only 6 days old. Immigration officials in the Philippines said the woman appeared […] → Read More