Atyia Collins, News 8 - WROC-TV

Atyia Collins

News 8 - WROC-TV

Rochester, NY, United States

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Past articles by Atyia:

Why you will need to quarantine if you get COVID-19, even if you’re vaccinated

Health officials continue to urge Monroe County residents to get vaccinated if they have not done so already. → Read More

Local jobs left unfilled as industries deal with worker shortages

Leaders point to the pandemic and even unemployment benefits as some of the reasons workers are choosing to stay home. → Read More

E-Scooter share program coming to Irondequoit

The scooters will be placed at the Irondequoit town hall and eventually all throughout the town of Irondequoit, as part of the new partnership between the town of Irondequoit and with vendor company HOPR. → Read More

Gas reaching highest price in last seven years

Before the pandemic, in 2019, gas prices were around $2.71 for the month of July. The last time prices were as high as they are currently was in October 2014, when $3.25 was the national average. → Read More

County legislator Flagler-Mitchell had sexual conversations with multiple women, report finds

The investigation uncovered numerous conversations, which were sexual in nature between Flagler-Mitchell and multiple women; some who reported unwanted sexual advances, and others reporting consensual relations where the legislature provided money or paid bills. → Read More

Neighbors relieved after arrest made in horrific Irondequoit death

The news of Larson's arrest comes as a relief to Shuler's neighbors. → Read More

Penfield’s Ziehl is Player of the Week

Soon to be D-1 ballplayer stars for Patriots in busy week → Read More

Businesses slowly returning to normal as COVID-19 restrictions lift

Governor Cuomo said in a statement the changes will put money in the pockets of small business owners and working people, helping them to come back stronger than ever. → Read More

Police Accountability Board brings in retired RPD sergeant to talk department changes

The PAB is announcing three community forums that will focus on what the board does and future goals. → Read More

Flower City Arts Center starts spring campaign to help young artists thrive

Flower city arts center is starting a spring appeal campaign for the youth arts funds. Leaders hope to raise $20,000 to put towards program and buying new equipment for the digital art studio. → Read More

WCMF host Dave Kane retiring after 40 years on Rochester radio

Kane has been a fixture in local radio for decades, and in 2019 was inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. → Read More

Syracuse eliminated from NCAA tournament with loss to Houston

INDIANAPOLIS (WROC) — Syracuse is officially eliminated from the NCAA tournament after a 62-46 loss to Houston Saturday night. The Orange, as the No. 11 seed, struggled to score all night long. Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story. → Read More

Red Wings, Triple-A season will be delayed by at least one month

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — ESPN reported Tuesday evening that the Triple-A schedule will be pushed back at least a month to accommodate alternate sites for Major League teams. The Red Wings confirmed the report to News 8 not long after ESPN published it. Major League Baseball will operate alternate sites, just as they did last […] → Read More

Six Flags Darien Lake scheduled to reopen May 21, looking to fill 1,500 positions

Six Flags Darien Lake 2021 Season Passes are now available at the low price of $49.99 each. Gold Plus, Platinum, Diamond, and Diamond Elite Memberships are also available and offer additional benefits. For more information, visit → Read More

Mayor Warren to hold press conference at City Hall

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren will be holding a press conference Sunday morning at Rochester City Hall on Church Street. You can stream the announcement live here. → Read More

Homeless advocates brace for cold weather, say COVID is a challenge

Anyone can drop a home cooked dish off to the Homes for Homeless pot luck dinner. → Read More

GALLERY: Bills vs. Ravens photos from the field

Photos from the Buffalo Bills vs. the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional round playoff game on January 16, 2021. → Read More

Bills beat Ravens 17-3 to advance to AFC Championship

Wow. Just wow. → Read More

Rep. Tom Reed on D.C. violence: ‘Do the right thing here’

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WROC) — U.S. Representative Tom Reed urged people to ‘do the right thing’ following a day of violence at the nation’s Capitol. He spoke with News 8 shortly before 6:00 Wednesday evening. → Read More

736 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, highest single-day increase to date

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Monroe County Department of Public Health officials reported 736 new COVID-19 cases Friday. The number of new cases reported Friday set a new record for Monroe County with the largest single-day increase to date — breaking Thursday’s record of 729. The seven-day rolling average for Monroe County is now 647 new cases […] → Read More