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MEMORIAL RIDE: Tomorrow, a group of bicyclists will bike to the nation's capital in the memories of local deputies who h...
10/08/2021
Local bicycle group to ride from Rochester to DC in honor of fallen Monroe County deputies

MEMORIAL RIDE: Tomorrow, a group of bicyclists will bike to the nation's capital in the memories of local deputies who have died in the line of duty.

On Saturday, four members of the Rochester-Area Bicycle Team will leave the city and ride to the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC as part of an annual ride, and they're doing it in honor of local deputies.

WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER: Prosecutors say Breanna Kelly stabbed her boyfriend last year, he later died.
10/08/2021
Rochester woman pleads guilty in stabbing death of her boyfriend

WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER: Prosecutors say Breanna Kelly stabbed her boyfriend last year, he later died.

The Monroe County District Attorney's Office Friday says 24-year-old Breanna Kelly made the plea following her previous indictment on the charge

10/08/2021

Meteorologist Alex Bielfeld lets us know how much cloud cover is on the way this afternoon, and Meteorologist Stacey Pensgen will be in this evening to talk more about the showers ahead for the weekend.

A daily health screening used across our region is officially coming to an end today.
10/08/2021
ROC COVID daily health screenings come to an end

A daily health screening used across our region is officially coming to an end today.

The team behind the "ROC COVID" daily health screening said the move is due to increased testing capabilities and vaccination rates.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.
10/08/2021
Taliban official: At least 100 dead, wounded in Afghan blast

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which took place in Kunduz, the capital of Kunduz province, but militants from the Islamic State group have a long history of attacking Afghanistan's Shiite minority.

IN-DEPTH: An area farm we went to is reporting a positive outlook on the fall ahead despite nationwide shortages of staf...
10/08/2021
In-Depth: Area farms seem to have enough to go around despite national pumpkin shortage

IN-DEPTH: An area farm we went to is reporting a positive outlook on the fall ahead despite nationwide shortages of staff, and of course, the pumpkins.

With autumn closing in and Halloween approaching, local families celebrated the return of the customary trip to the pumpkin farm as the scares focused more on ghosts and goblins and less on coronavirus.

10/08/2021

30 YEARS FOR LYNETTE: Please join us in congratulating our own Lynette Adams on 30 years of working for you here at News10NBC!

Friday's report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.8% from 5.2% in Augus...
10/08/2021
US employers add a weak 194,000 jobs as delta maintains hold

Friday's report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.8% from 5.2% in August.

Friday's report from the Labor Department also showed that the unemployment rate fell sharply to 4.8% from 5.2% in August.

10/08/2021
Friday AM WX

Meteorologist Alex Bielfeld tells us how much longer the foggy conditions will linger, and a look at what we can expect this weekend ahead.

DEBT DISASTER DODGED: The U.S.. Senate voted to temporarily avoid a default, which experts say would have hurt millions ...
10/08/2021
Senate avoids a US debt disaster, votes to extend borrowing

DEBT DISASTER DODGED: The U.S.. Senate voted to temporarily avoid a default, which experts say would have hurt millions of Americans.

The party-line Democratic vote of 50-48 in support of the bill to raise the government's debt ceiling by nearly a half-trillion dollars brought instant relief in Washington and far beyond.

An extra cloudy weekend is expected, but we will be on the warmer side with highs in the 70s.
10/08/2021

An extra cloudy weekend is expected, but we will be on the warmer side with highs in the 70s.

An extra cloudy weekend is expected, but we will be on the warmer side with highs in the 70s.

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10/08/2021

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WATCH: Aquinas Institute grad and current NFL linebacker Jamir Jones made a heads-up play on a blocked punt last night.....
10/08/2021
Aquinas grad, Los Angeles Ram Jamir Jones blocks punt on viral play

WATCH: Aquinas Institute grad and current NFL linebacker Jamir Jones made a heads-up play on a blocked punt last night.. and then things got interesting.

Aquinas Institute grad and current Los Angeles Rams linebacker Jamir Jones made a heads-up play that went viral online overnight.

ICYMI: Police gave us a closer look at what exactly happened during a deadly shootout between police and  a suspect Wedn...
10/08/2021
RPD releases more details on armed robbery suspect shot and killed by police

ICYMI: Police gave us a closer look at what exactly happened during a deadly shootout between police and a suspect Wednesday night.

Rochester Police Thursday released more details about what happened inside of a Family Dollar store on West Main Street Wednesday night that led to an officer shooting and killing an armed robbery suspect.

Musk gave no timeline for the move when he addressed shareholders at Tesla's annual meeting.
10/08/2021
Elon Musk says Tesla will move HQ from California to Texas

Musk gave no timeline for the move when he addressed shareholders at Tesla's annual meeting.

Tesla will relocate its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas, though the electric car maker will keep expanding its manufacturing capacity in the Golden State, CEO Elon Musk said Thursday.

Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics on Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive ab...
10/08/2021
Abortions resume in some Texas clinics after judge halts law

Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics on Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S.

Abortions quickly resumed in at least six Texas clinics on Thursday after a federal judge halted the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S., but other physicians remained hesitant, afraid the court order would not stand for long and thrust them back into legal jeopardy.

The Senate dodged a U.S. debt disaster Thursday night, voting to extend the government's borrowing authority into Decemb...
10/08/2021
Senate dodges US debt disaster, voting to extend borrowing

The Senate dodged a U.S. debt disaster Thursday night, voting to extend the government's borrowing authority into December.

The Senate dodged a U.S. debt disaster Thursday night, voting to extend the government's borrowing authority into December and temporarily avert an unprecedented federal default that experts warned would devastate the economy and harm millions of Americans.

With autumn closing in and Halloween approaching, local families celebrated the return of the customary trip to the pump...
10/08/2021
In-Depth: Area farms seem to have enough to go around despite national pumpkin shortage

With autumn closing in and Halloween approaching, local families celebrated the return of the customary trip to the pumpkin farm as the scares focused more on ghosts and goblins and less on coronavirus.

With autumn closing in and Halloween approaching, local families celebrated the return of the customary trip to the pumpkin farm as the scares focused more on ghosts and goblins and less on coronavirus.

BREAKING: Police say 43-year old Jose Surrino succumbed to his injuries Thursday afternoon after he was shot on Thomas S...
10/08/2021
Police: Man dies from injures after shooting on Thomas Street

BREAKING: Police say 43-year old Jose Surrino succumbed to his injuries Thursday afternoon after he was shot on Thomas Street early Thursday morning.

Officers went to the scene on Thomas Street near Alphonse Street just after midnight.

Experts like AAA Spokesman Andrew Gross say you'd better buckle up because prices could fluctuate through the fall.
10/08/2021
Gas prices hit highest level in 7 years

Experts like AAA Spokesman Andrew Gross say you'd better buckle up because prices could fluctuate through the fall.

If you've been noticing prices at the pump ticking up, it's not your imagination. Gas prices are at their highest level in seven years.

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10/08/2021
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What's on the weekend agenda? Anything special? Weather will cooperate for the most part, with mild air and just a few s...
10/08/2021

What's on the weekend agenda? Anything special? Weather will cooperate for the most part, with mild air and just a few showers around on Saturday. Don't let it stop you!

What's on the weekend agenda? Anything special? Weather will cooperate for the most part, with mild air and just a few showers around on Saturday. Don't let it stop you!

10/07/2021

Video forecast update: spooky fog and summer-like temperatures! We'll have both in the very near future. Plus, tune in tonight at 11 for an update on a little weekend rain.

In Smith's first interview since Mayor Warren resigned, Smith said he learned about Mayor Lovely Warren's resignation wh...
10/07/2021
Deputy Mayor James Smith talks next steps, 1-month stint as mayor

In Smith's first interview since Mayor Warren resigned, Smith said he learned about Mayor Lovely Warren's resignation when he started seeing news reports from court on Monday — saying Warren was pleading guilty and resigning.

In two months, Rochester's Deputy Mayor James Smith will become the 70th mayor of Rochester.

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Surprised your website has nothing about the very dense fog tonight. It isn’t patchy fog, it is very dense LONDON FOG.
Sun shining out now!
Cloud shining this morning
Just saw this on #whec10 WHEC TV this morning. Grab a chicken dinner and support a great cause at our Rochester Elks Lodge in Henrietta TODAY
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September 22, 2021 Fall Sky
🗣🗣 Attention Attention ☝this Saturday September 18th at 2pm come meet us at Gulvins Park. We are Hosting Stop The Bullying Increase The Peace Charity Event! It's time to step up and take some action. To all the parents we encourage you to bring your kids down for this event we will have guest speakers and resources in the community passing out pamplets and brochures. All Kids,Teens, Aldults & Parents are welcome 💪🙏💪#StopTheBullying #IncreaseThePeace #MotivateTheYouth #InspireTheYouth #WeAreAllTheyHave Share Share Share!!!
Almost a year ago 39 amazing writers contributed an essay regarding personal experiences during this pandemic. The essays are now published and the book has been released. Terry Werth new book Navigating the Pandemic: Stories of Hope and Resilience is available for purchase! Teresa is a local writer, in Spencerport NY. She is a communications professional and published author of several books. The book contains over 50 heartfelt, essays that offer “a bird’s eye view of the history we are all living!” There are 15 local writers in the book, as well as writers from all over the world. It contains experiences by and about: health care providers, teachers, artists, professional grief/loss/trauma counselors, homeless, elderly, essential workers, veterans, incarcerated, addicted, LGBQT+, People of Color +Asian /PIP, refugees and undocumented workers, spiritual and alternative coping strategies for loss & isolation, published and unpublished writers 18-80 years of age, personal stories about humor, pets, and Americans living abroad. We are committed to promoting this book locally, please call your LOCAL bookstore for a copy. It is available at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Please Share!! Follow us Navigating the Pandemic Stories of Hope and Resilience
Loved the 3 women team you had on the 6 pm local news. They really seemed like a team. Women not competing but just working so well together.
4-6pm at URMC 601 Elmwood Ave. vaccinated or not this is about our FREEDOMS!!