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Past articles by Solina:

Delamaine Dr. murder suspect pleads not guilty

The teen facing charges for the shooting death of his girlfriend on Delamaine Drive last week entered a not guilty plea in the case on Wednesday... → Read More

Woman accused of brutally murdering her 7-year-old son held in the CNY Psychiatric Center

Attorneys for the Sweden mother accused of brutally murdering her seven-year-old son argued Friday that she is not mentally capable of moving forward in the case... → Read More

Upgrades finally coming for Blue Cross Arena

We're learning more about plans to renovate the Blue Cross Arena... → Read More

Judge Astacio should be removed as a judge, commission rules

The Commission on Judicial Conduct released the decision at a news conference in Rochester Tuesday morning... → Read More

Vietnam veteran dying of cancer fights the VA for full compensation

It's hard to see her father, Charles, the picture of an American soldier, a former marine and Purple Heart recipient, sitting in his living room, hooked up to an oxygen machine, dying of two... → Read More

RPD: Officer shot man who grabbed for gun during arrest attempt

Police say a man was shot late Sunday night on Wilkins Street while officers attempted to arrest another man... → Read More

Wayne Central middle, and high school students "walk up, not out" for gun violence victims.

As many students across the country took part in a walk-out to protest gun violence, these students at Wayne Central felt it didn't really get at the heart of the issue. → Read More

Elderly couple in Greece cited for not picking up other people's trash

"It's actually better than it was a couple days ago, potato sacks, people who fill wiper fluid they just drop the jugs," said Jordan Bartlett, trash collecting has become a family pastime. "How many people have to before they can mow their lawn have to go out and spend a half-hour picking up junk before they can just run the lawn mower," said Robert Dobson, whose property keeps filling up with… → Read More

Rochester woman: Doctor pronouncing my husband dead when he was still alive

It's been almost four years since Tammy Cleveland's husband Michael died, but even now when she tells the story of how he died, the pain is as fresh as if it happened yesterday. → Read More

Unsolved missing persons case: Sharon Shechter disappeared in 2001.

Seventeen years later and Sharon Shechter is still listed as missing. "She was going to pick up her three children from her estranged husband's house she never picked up the children," said investigator Michael Shannon with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

Unsolved homicide from 2014 in Gates: James Shaw

This surveillance video shows 58-year-old James Shaw entering the Motel 6 on Buell road in Gates. That's the last time Shaw would be seen alive. → Read More

Unsolved double homicide from 1963: Shari Smoyer and John King

It's the summer of 1963, and two teenagers, Shari Smoyer and John King, head to the Starlight Theater in a 1955 Chevy. They never made it home after their date. → Read More

RPD Officers shaken by disturbing incident on Ridgeway Avenue

Officer Russell Ferguson has been with RPD for ten years, but a call for a welfare check where he found two toddlers abandoned, filthy, naked, and starving, was something he just couldn't shake. → Read More

Parents shocked over accusations of child porn against their family doctor

Tammy Garrow took her children to Dr. Blasczak, the well-known family medicine doctor in town, whose office just so happened to be right across the street from her house. Her son, Marcus, never liked the doctor, he said. → Read More

White offers recommendations for UofR going forward

The findings of the investigation and subsequent resignation of President Seligman finally feels like an end to a long discussion on the scandal at the Univesity of Rochester. → Read More

Kodak stock price doubles after big announcement, economists skeptical

In the course of a few hours, Kodak's stock went from hovering around $3 to more than $7. "How much will Kodak make from this? I don't know. Will they make enough to make the company... → Read More

Couple finally back home after explosion destroys their house

Fonda and Donald Carr have been married for 44 years. In that time they've certainly had some ups and downs. "We had the explosion the house ignited. It was gone," said Fonda. A year after their house exploded, and they're finally back home. "Loving it, loving it, there's no place like home," said Fonda. → Read More

Cuomo announces $30 million to photonics

During his State of the State address on Wednesday, Governor Cuomo proposed more funding for photonics to help the industry hub take off here in Rochester. → Read More

F.B.I. joint task force says there's an increase in bank robberies during the holiday months

After it became clear the Rochester area had a persistent problem when it came to bank robberies, a task force comprised of F.B.I., R.P.D. N.Y.S.P., and I.C.E, was formed to tackle the issue back in 2014. The multi-agency unit deals just with commercial and bank robberies, especially violent ones, and ones that seem to have a pattern. → Read More

Man accused in Penn Yan sexual assaults appears in court

Brianna Champlin said she was shocked to see a video of herself being sexually assaulted circulating all over social media. The alleged assailant is her cousin, Bob Champlin. → Read More