City of Rochester

Hundreds protest grand jury decision on Daniel Prude's death

The decision by a grand jury not to indict Rochester Police officers involved in the incident last March that eventually led to the death of Daniel...
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Wed, 02/24/2021 - 2:35am
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RPD announces 1 officer suspended, 3 on leave after pepper-spraying of 9-year-old girl

Rochester Police have named four officers who they say were involved in the Jan. 29 incident on Harris St. where a 9-year-old girl was handcuffed and...
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Sat, 02/13/2021 - 4:55am
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Brouk and Bronson announce ‘Daniel’s Law’

A proposed law, drafted and backed by Rochester’s state Legislature delegation, would create a system allowing mental health professionals to respond to...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 10:24am
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Warren unveils working group proposals for Rochester police reform

Mayor Lovely Warren on Thursday released a summary of reforms to policing she hopes to see and that she is scheduled to detail in the evening during an...
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Thu, 02/04/2021 - 7:50am
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Mother of 9-year-old handcuffed and pepper-sprayed speaks out

A Rochester woman is speaking out about an incident that has garnered worldwide attention, when her 9-year-old daughter was handcuffed and pepper...
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Wed, 02/03/2021 - 5:43am
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Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott won't seek reelection

Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott has announced she will not be running for re-election this year. Scott was first elected to Council in...
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Fri, 01/29/2021 - 11:18am
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Court denies Mayor Warren's request for change of venue in campaign finance trial

A regional appellate court has denied a plea for a change of venue by lawyers representing Mayor Lovely Warren and two of her campaign associates in...
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Tue, 01/19/2021 - 7:11am
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Malik Evans announces run for Rochester Mayor

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has a challenger from within the ranks of City Council in this year’s mayoral election. City Council member Malik Evans...
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Mon, 01/18/2021 - 3:27pm
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URMC opens downtown COVID-19 vaccination clinic

The University of Rochester Medical Center opened a downtown COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday. It’s located at Manhattan Square Family Medicine on...
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Sat, 01/16/2021 - 7:26am
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Rochester names a new fire chief

Rochester is getting a new fire chief. Mayor Lovely Warren announced on Thursday that the current chief, Will Jackson, will retire at the end of...
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Fri, 01/15/2021 - 3:20am
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