Just 24 hours after the homeless set up tents in Washington Square Park, Rochester Police are set the tear them down because of a rule that says you are not allowed to camp in the park. Jeff Rusack reports with reaction of both supporters and the city.
News 8 is your local election headquarters. Tuesday night we brought you the only televised debate in the race for the 25th Congressional district. Incumbent Democrat Louise Slaughter is running for her 15th term. Republican Mark Assini, the Gates Town Supervisor, is challenging. The debate was sponsored by the League of Women Voters. In front of a live studio audience,
Here's the complete debate courtesy of News 8 and the League of Women Voters.
Rochester, N.Y. (WROC) - Mayor Lovely Warren is demanding answers about last week's firing of the Rochester Housing Authority Executive Director Alex Castro. He was replaced 24 hours later by City Councilman Adam McFadden. Warren sent a letter Tuesday morning to the RHA board. She replaced five of the seven members this year. Now she is holding them to task.
Manlius, NY (CBS News)- A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a New York soldier killed in Vietnam is being returned to his family about two decades after it was found on a school playground. Purple Hearts Reunited says Pfc. Thomas McGraw's medal will be presented to his widow and daughter Nov. 4 during a ceremony in Manlius, near Syracuse.