Weather, Oak Hill to test field at Senior PGA Championship

Golf 05/22/19, 15:40

It didn't take long for Jay Haas to be reminded of how gusting winds can wreak havoc on players attempting to navigate the narrow fairways of Oak Hill Country Club's East Course."Got here on Sunday night and played nine holes Monday, and it was blowing, what, 25, 30 (miles per ...

‘Mortal Kombat’ among 4 inducted to Video Game Hall of Fame

Entertainment 05/02/19, 11:51

Mortal Kombat," the blood-and-guts arcade game that triggered Congressional hearings and age-level game ratings, was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with "Colossal Cave Adventure," ''Super Mario Kart," and the ubiquitous "Solitaire" game built into Microsoft Windows. The 2019 inductees were honored for their impacts on ...

A closer look at the 4 young suspects charged in terror plot

New York 04/28/19, 09:10

The arrest of three young men and a teen on charges of plotting to attack a Muslim settlement in upstate New York has raised a number of questions. Here's what we know about suspects Vincent Vetromile, Andrew Crysel, Andrew Colaneri and a 16-year-old The Associated Press is not naming because ...

Feds: Ex-CEO is first drug exec indicted in opioid crisis

Health 04/23/19, 13:16

The former head of a drug distributor has been indicted on what federal prosecutors say are the first criminal charges against a drug company executive to stem from the opioid crisis. The indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges former Rochester Drug Co-Operative CEO Laurence Doud III ordered subordinates to ignore red flags about ...

Pilot injured in small plane crash in upstate NY

New York 04/11/19, 20:24

One person was injured when a small plane crash-landed in the middle of a street in upstate New York.It happened in the Oswego County city of Fulton just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday.Fulton's Police Chief Orlo Green tells WHAM in Rochester that pilot Michael Simpson was flying from Malone, New York ...

Rochester JM’s Matthew Hurt is Minnesota Player of Year

Sports 04/01/19, 15:55

Rochester John Marshall's Matthew Hurt is the Minnesota Associated Press Player of the Year for prep boys basketball.The award, voted on by a statewide media panel, was announced Monday. The 6-foot-9 senior forward played six varsity seasons for the Rockets, who lost in the section championship game each year.With 3,819 ...

Timberwolves: Rose has surgery to remove elbow bone chips

Basketball 03/23/19, 14:27

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose has undergone arthroscopic surgery to remove bone chips from his right elbow.The Timberwolves announced Saturday that Rose had the procedure done at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The Wolves previously said Rose was unlikely to play again this season. They're already eliminated from playoff ...

Reel-y? New beer can double as motion picture film developer

New York 03/23/19, 14:02

Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in Delaware created its SuperEIGHT beer after a conversation with people at Kodak, the upstate New York technology company most famous for its photographic roots.Dogfish learned from Kodak that ...

Minnesota high school students join global climate protests

Enviroment 03/15/19, 16:04

Around 1,000 Minnesota students skipped school to gather on the steps of the state Capitol in St. Paul as part of global protests by young people demanding that governments take swift action to fight climate change.On a sunny Friday, they chanted, "Stop denying the earth is dying" and called for ...

3 men accused of plotting attack on Muslim enclave in court

New York 02/05/19, 20:52

The case of one of three men accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community is headed to a grand jury.The three men who appeared in town court Tuesday in suburban Rochester are accused of planning to attack the rural community of Islamberg with explosives. They were ...

Cuomo vows crackdown on truckers who violate Thruway ban

New York 01/31/19, 14:35

State police will crack down on truckers who violate a travel ban on the western section of Thruway, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Thursday, a day after a tractor-trailer crash near Rochester caused a major pileup that left a trooper with serious injuries. Truckers who ignore traffic bans during severe ...

Update: Truckers ticketed for pileup that hurt trooper

New York 01/31/19, 11:53

The Latest on the severe weather impacting New York state (all times local):11:50 a.m.New York State Police say two truckers involved in a 19-vehicle Thruway pileup that left a trooper with serious injuries have been ticketed for violating a travel ban for large vehicles.Police say Thursday that a truck traveling ...

Update: 4 charged with plotting attack on Muslim enclave

U.S. 01/22/19, 15:37

The Latest on the arrest of three adults and a high school student accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community (all times local):3:15 p.m.Police say three adults and a 16-year-old student plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community and had access to 23 firearms ...

Minnesota Gov. Dayton heads home after lengthy hospital stay

Health 11/20/18, 15:37

Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday his health has rebounded enough from post-surgical complications for him to leave Mayo Clinic this week, and he defended his office's low-key handling of a hospitalization that lasted more than a month.Dayton, 71, said he will be "thrilled" to be back in St. Paul on ...

Latest: Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students’ deaths

U.S. 11/15/18, 10:30

The Latest on an Indiana driver who is accused of striking and killing three children as they prepared to board a school bus (all times local):10:25 a.m.A northern Indiana woman has entered a preliminary not guilty plea to charges that she struck and killed three children crossing a highway to ...

Woman charged in bus stop crash that killed 3 due in court

U.S. 11/15/18, 08:03

A northern Indiana woman charged in a school bus stop crash that killed three children is due in court for her first hearing in the case.Twenty-four-year-old Alyssa Shepherd of Rochester was scheduled to appear Thursday before a Fulton County judge. She's charged with three counts of reckless homicide resulting in ...

Police: Indiana bus stop crash driver didn’t recognize bus

U.S. 11/01/18, 15:41

A motorist whose pickup truck struck four children crossing a northern Indiana highway, killing three, told authorities she didn't realize a school bus headed in the opposite direction was stopped in front of her. Emergency personnel responded to a scene of a collision that killed three children crossing SR 25 as ...

Indiana school district moves bus stop after fatal crash

U.S. 10/31/18, 17:56

A northern Indiana school district says it's relocating a bus stop after a pickup truck hit four students boarding a bus, killing three of the children and badly injuring the fourth. This undated photo provide by the Indiana State Police shows Alyssa Shepherd. A 9-year-old girl and her twin 6-year-old brothers ...

NTSB sending team to Indiana crash site where 3 schoolchildren being struck

U.S. 10/30/18, 19:52

The Latest on three schoolchildren being struck and killed by a pickup truck in northern Indiana (all times local): 7:50 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it's sending a team of investigators to the scene where a pickup truck struck and killed three young siblings as they crossed a northern Indiana ...

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