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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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Rochester City Council passes eviction relief legislation

Rochester City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night in favor of legislation from Mayor Lovely Warren’s office to help prevent evictions and...
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Wed, 08/19/2020 - 12:29pm
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Monroe County Democrats back Jackie Ortiz for elections commissioner

The Monroe County Democratic Committee on Saturday selected Rochester City Councilmember Jackie Ortiz to be the new Democratic Monroe County Board of...
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Mon, 07/27/2020 - 7:14am
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Connections: Rochester City Council members discuss police reform

Last week, Rochester City Council passed the city budget, and the subject of defunding police was a hot button issue. We're joined by members of Council...
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Fri, 06/26/2020 - 10:12am
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City Council approves Rochester's budget; says no to RCSD spending plan

Rochester City Council approved its budget in an 8 to 1 vote Tuesday night with Councilmember Mary Lupien voting no. The $530 million budget includes a...
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Wed, 06/17/2020 - 5:41am
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City Council to cut police funding by 4%, seek other changes

Organizers of the local Black Lives Matter movement are calling for the Rochester Police Department budget to be cut by 50 percent next fiscal year....
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Mon, 06/15/2020 - 1:10pm
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