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Sunrise Smart Start April 9, 2019

Local News

The City of Rochester will announce a new police chief today.
Interim chief Mark Simmons took over last September when former Chief Michael Ciminelli stepped down.
The City tells News 8 Simmons will *not* be the new chief.
The announcement will be made at 10:00 this morning at city hall.

The Greece man accused in a fatal hit-and-run is due in court.
Vincent Mannillo is charged with criminally negligent homicide.
87-year-old Joan Dierna was struck and killed in Irondequoit last November.
Mannillo faces a maximum of 15 months to four years in prison if convicted.

Police in Erie, Pennsylvania are looking into an on-court fight involving a Rochester-linked basketball team that has at least two east high players.
According to our sister station WJET, the fight happened Saturday night after a game during a travel basketball tournament.
WJET reports that after the team from Rochester lost some of the local players attacked members of the other team.
Millcreek police are investigating.

The man accused of stabbing a young mother to death this weekend in Rochester has been arraigned on a murder charge.
27-year-old Ronald Pilgrim was arrested hours after 23-year-old Cheryl Jackson was found dead.
He pleaded not guilty, but then turned to the court and said, “I did it.”
Pilgrim is being held in the Monroe County jail without bail.
He will likely undergo a mental health evaluation and is due back in court next month.

Today the local wrestling community is sending condolences to the Lombardo family.
Coach Lou Lombardo —- passed away yesterday.
Lombardo was most recently a coach at Webster Thomas and was a great supporter of wrestling programs across our area.

Tuesday Weather
We have a lot of clouds in place across the area this morning. We’re tracking a fast-moving system that will bring a couple of showers to the area today along with a stiff breeze.

Otherwise, we have another fairly mild day to look forward to today.

Temperatures will be well into the 50s for highs. Well into the 60s over parts of the finger lakes.

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