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Rochester, New York: City in Western New York
Rochester is a city in the U.S. state of New York, the seat of Monroe County and the third-most populous after New York City and Buffalo with an estimated population of 205,695 in 2019. The city of Rochester forms the core of a much larger suburban, and rural area. Rochester has a greater metro population of around 1 million people, across six counties.

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Rochester taps first female police chief after Prude death [Video]

Rochester taps first female police chief after Prude death

[NFA] GRAPHIC WARNING: The mayor of Rochester, New York named the city's first female police chief on Saturday, weeks after firing the previous chief amid protests over the death of a Black man in..

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Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew [Video]

Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew

[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary..

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Rochester Mass Shooting: Two Killed at Illegal Party [Video]

Rochester Mass Shooting: Two Killed at Illegal Party

Two people have been killed and 14 have been left injured after a mass shooting in Rochester, New York state.   The attack happened at a gathering of about 100 people, which police said was breaking..

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Two dead, 14 injured after shooting in New York state [Video]

Two dead, 14 injured after shooting in New York state

Two people died and 14 others were wounded at a party in Rochester, New York,early on Saturday, police said. A male and a female died in the shooting at aback yard event, interim police chief Mark..

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'I Just Wish My Husband Had Been Alive To See This': After 35 Years, DNA Cracks Cold Case [Video]

'I Just Wish My Husband Had Been Alive To See This': After 35 Years, DNA Cracks Cold Case

At just 14 years old, Wendy Jerome was brutally raped, killed, and left by a dumpster 35 years ago. Police said her injuries were 'too horrendous to talk about.' But now, law enforcement officials in..

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DNA Closes 35 Year Old Murder Case [Video]

DNA Closes 35 Year Old Murder Case

DNA testing has led to the arrest of man in the 35-year-old killing of a girl in Rochester, New York. On Friday, police and prosecutors said in an emotional press conference to talk about the case. On..

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Rochester PD officials resign after Prude death [Video]

Rochester PD officials resign after Prude death

[NFA] Rochester, New York's police chief abruptly resigned on Tuesday along with his command staff, saying there had been a "mischaracterization and politicization" of his actions following the death..

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Sunday protests remain mostly calm after nightfall [Video]

Sunday protests remain mostly calm after nightfall

Protests continued Sunday night across the United States but the flare-ups in violence and police clashes were largely absent, though 15 protesters were arrested in Portland. Conway G. Gittens reports.

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Rochester will use elders to stop unrest: Mayor [Video]

Rochester will use elders to stop unrest: Mayor

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren announced on Sunday that the city will use church elders who will serve as a buffer between protestors outraged over Daniel Prude's death and the police.

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100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest [Video]

100 days since Portland uprising, more U.S. unrest

[NFA] Protesters in Portland threw rocks and fire bombs at police who in turn made over 50 arrests and used tear gas on Saturday night on the 100th day of demonstrations in the Oregon city against..

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Protests erupt over Daniel Prude's death [Video]

Protests erupt over Daniel Prude's death

[NFA] A large crowd of demonstrators flooded the streets Friday in Rochester, New York to protest the March death of a Black man Daniel Prude in police custody. This report produced by Jonah Green.

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Rochester police officers suspended over the death of Daniel Prude [Video]

Rochester police officers suspended over the death of Daniel Prude

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Officers in Prude death suspended: Rochester mayor [Video]

Officers in Prude death suspended: Rochester mayor

Rochester, New York Mayor Lovely Warren on Thursday said Daniel Prude, a Black man who died by asphyxiation while in police custody, was 'failed by me'.

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Zamboni quickly catches fire on ice rink, driver uninjured

Hockey players and spectators at a Rochester, New York, ice rink were shocked by a bizarre spectacle as a Zamboni burst into flames.
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Rochester, New York, mayor indicted on 2 felony campaign finance charges

The Rochester mayor and her campaign aides are accused of illegally using a political action committee, or PAC, to bolster campaign finances.
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Here are the top stories for Saturday, Sept. 26th: Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for court; Dozens in body armor in Portland for right-wing rally; Woman to lead Rochester police after Daniel..
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Rochester Mayor appoints new interim police chief

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren appointed a new interim police chief on Saturday. Cynthia Herriot-Sullivan will become the interim chief of the department on October 14. (Sept. 26)  
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First Black woman named interim police chief in Rochester following death of Daniel Prude

Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, a former police lieutenant, is currently deputy executive director at the Rochester Housing Authority.
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'Horrific act of violence': Rochester, New York, grieves for 2 students killed in mass shooting that injured 14 others

The shooting that left 2 people dead and 14 others injured brought further tumult to a city already gripped by civil unrest and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Rochester shooting: Two dead after mass shooting in New York

Fourteen people have also been injured after the shooting at a house party in Rochester, New York.
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Police: 2 dead, 14 wounded at party in Rochester, New York

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ROCHESTER: Two people died and 14 others were wounded at a in , New York, early Saturday, police said. The deaths included a male and a female, both between the ages of 18 and 22, told reporters. The..
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At least 2 dead, 14 wounded in shooting at house party in Rochester, New York, authorities say

Two young adults were killed and 14 people wounded early Saturday in the largest Rochester shooting in memory, authorities say.
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Police leaders pressed Rochester to keep Prude video secret

The video shows Prude handcuffed and naked with a spit hood over his head as an officer pushes his face against the ground.
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Emails show Rochester officials' attempts to conceal information about Daniel Prude's death

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren released 325 pages of documents Monday that offer new insights into the city's response to the death of Daniel Prude.
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Yes, Rochester police, the death of mentally ill Daniel Prude is 'your guys' fault'

Psychosis symptoms confound the public and family members like me. But I expect officers with guns, weapons and the power to take lives to know more.
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Daniel Prude death: Rochester mayor sacks police chief over 'spit hood' case

Daniel Prude's death in March was a key event in months of unrest over racial injustice in the US.
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Rochester Mayor Fires Police Chief After Daniel Prude Death

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren is not letting retiring Police Chief La'Ron Singletary stick around for the rest of the month ... she just gave him the boot as the fallout from Daniel Prude's death in..
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Rochester Police Chief La'Ron Singletary relieved of duty following Daniel Prude's death

The mayor made the announcement during a hastily called press conference on Monday. Singletary learned the news on Twitter.
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36 Years Later, Police Arrest Suspect in Rape and Killing of a 14-Year-Old

Using DNA evidence, the authorities in Rochester, N.Y., said that they had charged Timothy L. Williams of Melbourne, Fla., with murdering Wendy Jerome on Thanksgiving Day in 1984.
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Rochester police leaders announce their retirements in wake of suffocation death of Daniel Prude

The retirement of top police leaders in Rochester came as Daniel Prude's family sued the police department and alleged a cover-up. Prude died a week after he was taken into custody by officers who..
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Rochester police chief steps down following Daniel Prude's death; Nonprofit provides meals to people facing food insecurity in Texas during pandemic.
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Rochester police leader retires after Prude's death

The top police leader in Rochester, New York, announced his retirement Tuesday amid nightly protests over the city's handling of the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. (Sept. 8)  
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Rochester Police Command Staff Retiring Amid Daniel Prude Deadly Arrest

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren just shockingly announced the city's entire police department's command staff -- including the Chief -- are retiring on the heels of Daniel Prude's death in custody...
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Daniel Prude death: Rochester police leaders step down

Rochester's police chief says he will not sit by while critics "attempt to destroy my character."
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Protesting in Rochester continues, demanding justice for Daniel Prude

Emotions are still running high in Rochester, New York, where Daniel Prude died after a confrontation with police in March. Angry but peaceful protesters marched Sunday, demanding action after a video..
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Daniel Prude: Rochester mayor vows to reform police

There was a fifth night of protests in Rochester, New York over the death of black man Daniel Prude.
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Protests in Rochester continue for 3rd night

In Rochester, nearly 2,000 protesters turned out to protest the death of Daniel Prude. Prude, who suffered from a mental disorder, died in March after police placed a spit sock over his head and pinned..
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New York to empanel grand jury to investigate the death of Daniel Prude

Daniel Prude was restrained by three Rochester police officers and stopped breathing on March 23. A grand jury will now investigate his death.
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Daniel Prude's death sparks third night of Rochester protests

Friday night's protest resulted in 11 arrests, police said.
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11 arrested, 3 cops hurt in third night of Rochester protests over Daniel Prude's death

Rochester police fired pepper balls and sprayed tear gas, ordering Daniel Prude protesters to disperse. Some demonstrators were hurling projectiles.
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Rochester officers in Daniel Prude arrest followed training, police union president says

The officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude in Rochester, New York, were following their training when they put a "spit hood" over his head and pinned him to the ground before..
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Rochester mayor: 'Daniel Prude was failed by our police … our society, and by me'

An angry and apologetic Mayor Lovely Warren blamed chronic systemic inequities for the actions that led to Daniel Prude's death by Rochester police.
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Union leader: Rochester officers followed training

The police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude were following their training when they put a hood over his head and pinned him to the ground, the head of the officers' union said..
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Car drives through Times Square protesters

A car drove through a group of Black Lives Matter protesters, who were demonstrating in New York City's Times Square over the death of a Black man, Daniel Prude, following an encounter with police in..
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Can police officers cover their name tags? Rochester department says yes, for officer safety

Some Rochester police officers have started covering their name tags at protests after at least one reported threats against his family.
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Daniel Prude's daughter says her dad was not the animal officers treated him like before he died

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(CNN)Daniel Prude was treated like an animal and murdered by officers who should have protected him, said relatives of the Black man who died after he was pinned to the ground by police in Rochester,..
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Police officers involved in death of Daniel Prude suspended as Rochester protests continue

Protests rocked the city of Rochester, New York for a second straight night following the release of body camera video showing police placing a spit hood over a Black man's head and pushing him into..
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Protests over the death of Daniel Prude turned tense overnight in Rochester as demonstrators demanded justice

The response from Rochester and NY state police to Daniel Prude protesters was described by one City Council member as "unnecessarily aggressive."
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Mayor suspends officers involved in US man's suffocation death

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Seven police officers involved in the suffocation death of Daniel Prude last spring in Rochester, New York, were suspended Thursday (US time) by the city's mayor, who said she was misled for months..
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7 Rochester officers suspended after Black man’s death in police custody

The mayor of Rochester, New York, has suspended seven officers in connection with the death of a Black man who appeared to be suffering from mental distress while being arrested. Jericka Duncan has..
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