Rochester City Council

Council attorney investigating Prude death asks: ‘Was there a coverup?'

Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott has begun to issue the first round of subpoenas for an investigation, initiated by Council, into the...
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Fri, 09/18/2020 - 3:26pm
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City Council repeals police station funding, approves Prude investigation

The Rochester City Council voted Tuesday to rescind its approval of funding for a new $16 million police station on East Main Street in the Beechwood...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 6:30pm
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Local leaders request federal investigation into police response at Daniel Prude protests

Two elected officials have asked the U.S. Justice Department's Civil Rights Division to investigate police conduct during the Daniel Prude protests....
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:42am
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City Council to hold listening session about recent events

Rochester City Council is taking some steps this week to continue with its review of what happened in the death of Daniel Prude. Council is holding a...
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Sun, 09/13/2020 - 3:18pm
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City Council poised to repeal funding for new police station

Rochester City Council will consider legislation at their next meeting to repeal the funding they recently approved for a new police station. And it...
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Fri, 09/11/2020 - 2:10pm
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6th night of rallies and marches calling for justice for Daniel Prude

Protests calling for changes in local government leadership and justice for Daniel Prude continued for a sixth consecutive night on Monday. The...
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Tue, 09/08/2020 - 1:19am
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Mayor, City Council, AG, Cuomo weigh in on Daniel Prude's death

Against the advice of counsel, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren said Thursday that she is suspending seven police officers involved in the death of 41-year...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 2:11pm
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Rochester City Council members look for answers in Daniel Prude's death

City Council member Mary Lupien says she was shocked and horrified after learning Wednesday that a man died months ago after an incident with Rochester...
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Thu, 09/03/2020 - 1:07am
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RCSD school expansion plan means displacement for tenants

A plan to modernize George Mather Forbes School is uprooting part of the Mayor Heights neighborhood. Tacara Windom is the mother of a second-grader at...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 5:01am
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City Council approves funding for East Main police station

In a 6-3 vote, Rochester City Council passed legislation to fund the construction of a new police station on East Main Street. The opposing votes came...
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Tue, 08/18/2020 - 8:33pm
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