Rochester

Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Legislature is creating new legislation in response to the death of a three-year-old boy in Rochester over the summer. The boy fell through a plastic cover and into the grease trap behind a Tim Horton's restaurant on July 15 . He died at Strong Memorial...
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(WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Rochester has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Filing was made Thursday morning in US Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. It comes as the Diocese faces nearly 50 sex abuse lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Diocese of Rochester Bankrupptcy Filing Diocese of...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:39 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The death of a 3-year-old boy in a restaurant's underground grease collection tank has prompted two state lawmakers to draft new safety legislation. Police say the child fell through an unsecured plastic cover over a grease trap behind a Tim Hortons chain restaurant in...
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ABC News
July 19, 2019 - 1:00 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The death of a 3-year-old boy in a restaurant's underground grease collection tank has prompted two state lawmakers to draft new safety legislation. Police say the child fell through an unsecured plastic cover over a grease trap behind a Tim Hortons chain restaurant in...
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July 15, 2019 - 4:49 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - A 3-year-old boy has died after falling into an underground grease collection tank behind an upstate New York fast-food restaurant. Rochester Police Investigator Frank Camp says the boy fell through a plastic cover into the grease trap behind a Tim Hortons restaurant around...
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(WBEN) - Rochester native Gary Beikirch was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1973 for his heroic actions in Vietnam. On April 1, 1970, with disregard for his personal safety, Beikirch moved through the enemy fire to apply first aid to his fallen comrades and assisted them to a medical-aid station...
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June 10, 2019 - 9:20 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Decorated Iraq War Veteran and WBEN talk show host David Bellavia will be awarded with the Medal of Honor. Bellavia will receive the Medal of Honor on June 25 in a ceremony at the White House. The Honorable David Bellavia 930in716 READ MORE: David Bellavia to receive Medal of...
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) - New York is preparing for potential flooding in Lake Ontario area communities. The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services is coordinating preparedness with local officials. Over 200,000 sandbags are being sent to sites in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe,...
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Richard Root
October 31, 2017 - 4:11 am
Henrietta, NY (WBEN/AP) - Police say two people have died and a state trooper has serious injuries after a crash on Interstate 390 near Rochester. Police say a Nissan Altima heading south on I-390 in Henrietta just before 9 a.m. Monday veered across the median and hit an unmarked police car. A...
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Dave Debo
September 21, 2017 - 6:28 am
(WBEN) As cities nationwide respond to Amazon's request to find a location for it's secondary headquarters, US Senator Charles Schumer has scheduled a talk with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to discuss the merits of bringing the massive facility to either Rochester or Buffalo. The e-commerce giant said it...
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