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Prosecutors say Hilton elementary school principal Kirk Ashton sexually abused at least nine young male students inside the school building and during school hours. #ROC 

Authorities say a man fleeing the California Highway Patrol totaled his girlfriend’s Maserati SUV after he careened up an embankment and slammed into the underside of an overpass, wedging the car under a freeway.

We've all heard it before during this pandemic. We have to adjust to "a new normal". But did you ever stop and think that the term "new normal" heard so often over the last year may also be applicable to our weather? #ROC 

In just seven days time our sunsets will begin no earlier than 8 p.m., which means the days are continuing to get longer and ending even later. #ROC 

Hilton elementary school principal arrested, accused of sexually abusing at least 9 students, 1 hospitalized after 2-alarm fire at University Tower, cold rain dominates this morning plus more to start your day. #ROC 

“I don’t think the County Executive is legally correct,” Cuomo said Wednesday during a conference call with statewide media.

"Now you have to do them using telehealth and there isn’t that in-person ability to actually look at the child’s behavior and diagnosis them accurately." #ROC 

"What do they do when they don’t have language because they haven’t learned it from people around them and all they know is rhymes or Mickey Mouse things?" #ROC 

Planning for the full return to the classroom in September, RCSD is giving the option of a full remote instruction model for next school year, according to district officials this morning. #ROC 


Gov. Cuomo again rejected the idea of going to work in D.C. and also had tough words for President Trump, saying "If I wasn't Governor of New York I would have decked him, period."

BREAKING: Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has been indicted by a grand jury for campaign finance violations, facing two Class E felonies, Monroe County District AttorneySandra Doorley just announced. #ROC 

Yesterday it was confirmed that the sixth person in the United States to die from a vaping related illness was from Kansas.

Gov. Cuomo on following COVID-19 rules: "If you’re socially distant, and you wore a mask, and you were smart, none of this would be a problem — it's all self imposed. If you didn't eat the cheesecake you wouldn't have a weight problem."

Japanese pop sensation Arashi has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year’s end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single.

According to the report, four 12-year-old girls at a Binghamton middle were strip searched after school officials said they seemed giddy during their lunch hour and were suspected of possessing drugs.

An autopsy report from the Monroe County Medical Examiner's Office rules the death of Daniel Prude a homicide, cause of death includes "complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint." #ROC 

According to reports, teacher Jason Seaman was shot while protecting students as a gunman open fire in Noblesville, Indiana.