Category: ROCHESTER

2 NY Officers Shot, 1 Killed; Rochester Mayor Declares ‘Gun Violence Emergency’

A police officer in Rochester, New York, was shot and killed on Thursday, while another was wounded, in a shooting that happened in the northeastern part of the city, authorities said. Both officers were hospitalized, but one of them later died, police confirmed. A third person was also wounded in the incident. Her condition and…


2 New York Officers Shot, 1 Killed; Rochester Mayor Declares ‘Gun Violence Emergency’

A police officer in Rochester, New York, was shot and killed on Thursday, while another was wounded, in a shooting that happened in the northeastern part of the city, authorities said. Both officers were hospitalized, but one of them later died, police confirmed. A third person was also wounded in the incident. Her condition and…


State Police Arrest Husband of Rochester Mayor in Relation to Criminal Investigation

New York State Police executed a search warrant on Wednesday at a home in Rochester and arrested the husband of Lovely Warren, the mayor of the city.


Rochester Mayor Suspends Police Officers Who Restrained 9-Year-Old Girl With Pepper Spray

Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren has ordered the suspension of police officers who were involved in using pepper spray to restrain a young girl, the city announced late Monday. Body camera videos released by Rochester, New York, police showed officers using pepper spray to restrain a handcuffed 9-year-old girl on Avenue B on Friday. The city did…


Police Union Defends Officers Pepper-Spraying Handcuffed 9-Year-Old When Responding to Domestic Dispute

The head of the police union in Rochester, New York, has said that no rules were broken by officers who ended up pepper-spraying a handcuffed nine-year-old girl after being called to a domestic dispute last week. The arrest was caught on body camera, which has since been released. The Rochester Police Department (RPD) on Sunday released two…