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He moved to Rochester from Puerto Rico without family, but found support from the local Hispanic community and a not-for-profit that links people in need with affordable housing.
The second consecutive Happy Hour for the Homeless fundraiser kicked off Monday, with some help from the masked man behind the cause.
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County leaders joined officials from the Willow Domestic Violence Center to release the latest report on statistics surrounding domestic violence in our area.
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"Moxi" is a robot that works to deliver essential supplies across different hospital units. There are now eight of these robots across RGH and Unity, equipped with secure drawers and mechanical arms to hit buttons and ride elevators.
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In January 2022, police found 32-year-old Charlotte Thomas lying on the road with at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where she died from her injuries.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/crime/man-sentenced-25-years-to-life-after-fatal-shooting-on-lyell-avenue/
Troopers said that a Kia and a Chevrolet were heading east on State Route 5. As the Kia tried to stop and turn into a driveway, the Chevrolet struck the back of the Kia before crossing into the center lane, hitting a Honda head-on.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/crime/police/rochester-man-killed-in-three-car-crash-in-newstead/
Clear skies will allow temperatures to fall into the 50s overnight (barely) before sunshine spikes us right back up into the lower 80s Tuesday. The peak of our October warmth will arrive Wednesday into Thursday where middle 80s look likely. We’re in the ballpark of a record Wednesday but I suspect we’ll fall just shy. All this warmth is unusual for October & isn’t sustainable in the long term. Enter Friday…
The Police Accountability Board published its first annual report on the board's activities and findings between June 2022 and June 2023.
READ MORE: https://www.rochesterfirst.com/crime/police/pab-releases-first-ever-annual-report-into-boards-findings-and-activities/
The beautiful weather made way for a beautiful celebration at the Memorial Art Gallery of Rochester for Hispanic Heritage Day!
Now in its 28th year, the festival features a range of arts, presentations, experiences and more from various Hispanic countries.
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The Dolphins marched into Highmark Stadium on top of the football world. The Bills sent them home with their fin between their legs.
Thad Brown and Carl Jones discuss the Bills' 48-20 win to regain the top spot in the AFC East.
They break down the coaching clinic on both sides of the ball and talk about how the Bills neutralized Miami's explosive offense.
While the Bills won big on the scoreboard, it wasn't all good news as Tre'Davious White left the game with an Achilles injury. They discuss the ramifications of his loss, plus look ahead to the upcoming weeks.