That's according to a new Rand Corporation Study.
Federal, state and local authorities issued search warrants two Rochester corner stores suspected of EBT scams or "food stamp fraud."
Voters walked through the doors of Monroe County polling places right at 6 am to kick off 2014 Midterm Elections.
Evander Russ was recently selected as one of only three people to represent the U.S. at the 4th World Kudo Championships.
Brockport Village's mayor and police chief held a conference to explain their response to Sunday's homecoming incident. They say it was necessary to shut down local bars for public safety.
News 8's chief photographer takes on the Blu Wolf Bistro's "Blu Wolf Burger" Challenge.
An urgent message from the President of the University of Rochester. He's begging students to seek help if they're using dangerous drugs. This comes following the death of one of their own.
The numbers are startling, one in 68 children has autism in the U.S. Monroe County has the second largest amount of autistic children in western NY.
A harsh winter has left local grape growers in a jam. Thanks to state aid, relief is on the way.
An afternoon shooting has neighbors on Rochester's west side saying "enough is enough."
There is good news tonight for disabled veterans. The state legislature has passed a bill designed to help them find work and grow their businesses.
Police arrested a Livingston County teacher for selling musical instruments for drugs. Danielle Conner Willowglade pleaded not guilty at her arraignment today, but police say her actions hit all the wrong notes.
A lot of us take it for granted, but Rochester is one of the only cities in the United States to have a waterfall in the heart of downtown. It's a project that could make the River Gorge one of the region's must see attractions.
The Rochester City Ballet (RCB) is pleased to announce its upcoming event, "Ballet: RCB Style."
Republican Mark Assini and Independent Candidate Tim Dean announce they are running for 25th Congressional District against Incumbent Democrat Louise Slaughter
A follow up on a story we brought you last night.
Two major players in helping homeowners have teamed up into one organization.
Here in Rochester--protesters are rallying against an attack on Syria.
Lisa McGinn is a reading teacher at Bay Trail Middle School in Penfield. She was honored in New York City for her lessons on the September 11th terrorist attacks.
As the high school football season kicks off - so does a renewed focus on safety. The number of high school athletes who suffer from head injuries each year, continues to grow.