Monroe County

Heavy rains caused heavy damage in parts of the Finger Lakes on Tuesday, particularly Seneca County.

By mid-morning, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo issued a state of emergency.

She said that was due to flooding and localized road closures in the town of Perinton and other surrounding areas.

The state of emergency in Monroe County was lifted late Tuesday night.

Penfield scrubs off swastikas drawn on 17 park trees

Aug 14, 2018
WXXI News

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident where 17 trees in a Penfield park were spray painted with swastikas.

The body of a 5-year-old girl who went missing has been recovered from the Erie Canal in Monroe County.

You don’t often see groundbreaking ceremonies led by children wearing hard hats, riding in on toy construction vehicles.

But that’s exactly how the Strong National Museum of Play broke ground Thursday on a 100,000 square foot expansion. That expansion will bring a new, larger atrium and entrance to the museum and include new exhibits like women in gaming, a ropes course, updated outdoor play area and parking garage.

B12 Technologies

Many organizations turn to technology when they need a problem solved, but could technology prevent the death of a jail inmate with mental health issues? It is possible, but complicated.

Monroe County Sheriff's Department

A community reeling from the brutal killing of a first-grader, allegedly at the hands of his mother, will be saying a final farewell Wednesday evening.

Upstate NY Power Outages-Update

Mar 11, 2017

National Grid crews have been working diligently to restore power for almost 180,000 upstate New Yorkers who lost power as a result of Wednesday's damaging windstorm.

Internet Photo / WBFO News

A guilty plea has been entered in a public works corruption case in Monroe County.

Monroe County Water Authority / WBFO News

A former Monroe County official has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in a state investigation.

WBFO File Photo / WBFO News

A Monroe County judge sentenced a Rochester psychiatrist to the maximum term on a felony charge of tampering with evidence.