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Rochester’s CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward of $500 to $2,000 for information on the attack of an RTS bus driver on June 18. Mayor Evans, who contributed $1,000 to the fund, emphasized the importance of RTS and its bus drivers to the community. The incident occurred when the bus driver picked up two males […]

Jodie Turner-Smith has joined the cast of the upcoming espionage series “The Agency” at Paramount+ with Showtime. The series, based on the French show “Le Bureau des Legendes,” will also feature Michael Fassbender, Jeffrey Wright, and Richard Gere. Turner-Smith will play Sami Zahir, a social anthropology professor with a past connection to Fassbender’s character, Martian, […]

We are seeking public assistance in identifying the below pictured individual that shot an RTS driver with a BB gun in the 400 block of Bay Street, around 3pm yesterday. Anyone with information is encouraged to call 911, 311, or email RPDTipLine@CityofRochester.gov. pic.twitter.com/a63YQg7P82 — Rochester NY Police (@RochesterNYPD) June 19, 2024

Corey Comperatore, a 50-year-old volunteer firefighter from Sarver, Pa., was fatally shot while shielding his family from gunfire at a Trump rally in Butler, Pa. on Saturday. Comperatore, who worked at a plastics manufacturing company, was described by friends and relatives as a devoted father and avid fisherman. As shots rang out from a nearby […]

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Amazon Prime Video has greenlit “The Greatest,” the first authorized scripted series about Muhammad Ali’s life, with Jaalen Best starring as Ali. Ben Watkins, known for creating Amazon’s “Alex Cross” series, will be the showrunner. The series, produced in collaboration with Ali’s estate and featuring his widow Lonnie Ali as an executive producer, will highlight […]

Some grocery stores in the southern U.S. are now selling ammunition through AI-powered vending machines, provided by American Rounds LLC. These machines, installed in supermarkets across Alabama, Oklahoma, and Texas, aim to offer a safer method for purchasing ammo compared to online or off-the-shelf sales. However, experts are concerned about the increased accessibility of ammunition, […]

Amazon has donated $500,000 to support STEM programs for underserved youth in Rochester, NY. The funds were split between the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC) and the Greater Rochester Afterschool & Summer Alliance. Simeone Banister, President and CEO of the Rochester Area Community Foundation, emphasized that such investments are crucial for preparing young people […]

Cypress Hill brought a 28-year-old joke from The Simpsons to life by performing with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) at the Royal Albert Hall. This collaboration, inspired by a 1996 episode where the band mistakenly booked the LSO while under the influence, was realized after fan pressure and social media outreach. The one-night event featured […]

A third-prize-winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Rochester, NY, at Maklan Food Inc. on Genesee Street, according to the NYS Lottery. Another ticket of the same value was purchased in Fresh Meadows, NY, for Wednesday’s drawing. Earlier in the month, a TAKE 5 ticket worth over $11,000 was sold at the Wegmans on […]


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