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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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Voters, women mostly, have been flocking to Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, N.Y., to pay tribute to suffragist Susan B. Anthony, who died never knowing her fight to win women the sacred right to vote..
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Voters pay respect to Susan B. Anthony at her grave in Rochester

Around Election Day, voters are paying tribute to suffragist Susan B. Anthony's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. On this week's "On The Road," Steve Hartman met some of those..
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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

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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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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'

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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 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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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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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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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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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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Rochester mayor suspends 7 police officers with pay in death of Daniel Prude

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren rebuked Chief La'Ron Singletary for his handling of the case, including a failure to inform her of the full details.
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Brother says man was killed by cops in 'lynching'

The brother of a man who died earlier this year following an encounter with police in Rochester, New York, is calling the death 'cold blooded, calculated murder.' (Sept. 3)  
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