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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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Police Accountability Board members call on mayor, Council to work with them on Daniel Prude case

Members of the Police Accountability Board on Tuesday called on city officials to include them in ongoing investigations following the death of Daniel...
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Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:21am
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Mayor fires RPD chief, suspends two City Hall department heads

Mayor Lovely Warren has fired Rochester Police Chief La’Ron Singletary, effective immediately, and suspended her top communications aide and the city’s...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 4:16pm
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Hundreds gather Saturday night for another protest on behalf of Daniel Prude

Hundreds of demonstrators marched through parts of Rochester Saturday night night in an 11 th night of protests over the death of Daniel Prude. Prude...
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Sun, 09/13/2020 - 4:03am
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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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Naked protesters gather in front of City Hall

For the second time this week, naked, or near-naked protesters have gathered in a public space in Rochester to show support for issues raised by Free...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 7:32pm
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Police union president says officers followed protocol in Daniel Prude's arrest

Addressing the death of Daniel Prude publicly for the first time, the president of the Rochester police union said Friday that the officers involved in...
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Sat, 09/05/2020 - 8:43am
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Mayor, City Council president call for city residency requirement for new police officers

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren and City Council President Loretta Scott are calling for a residency requirement for all newly hired officers in the...
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Tue, 09/01/2020 - 6:07am
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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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City files appeal of ruling that stripped PAB of its disciplinary powers

Rochester City Council is appealing a court decision that struck down the fledgling Police Accountability Board’s disciplinary powers, stripping it of a...
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Fri, 07/17/2020 - 1:10pm
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