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Community hearing to be held on alleged police abuse

democratandchronicle.com — The United Christian Leadership Ministry of Western New York will hold a community hearing on alleged police abuse and brutality Monday. Instances of alleged abuse by the Rochester Police Department have sparked lots of debate and passion throughout the community in recent months. The Rev. Lewis Stewart will host the community forum at 6:30 p.m.

Clausen: Millenials seek greater role in area's future

democratandchronicle.com — Erin Burd, 26, grew up in Idaho, went to college at the University of Utah, spent a couple years in Michigan and came to Rochester about two years ago with her husband. Pauleen Vacca, meanwhile, was always here. The 27-year-old Greece resident earned a degree from St.

RPD: Fire that killed three people on High Street was arson

democratandchronicle.com — Geyda Overton said her cousin, Virginia Ortiz, died while trying to save her 6-year-old son, Willie Nelson Jr., during a fire at their High Street home early Saturday. Todd Clausen, Jon Hand Rochester police say the fire that killed three people on High Street early Saturday morning was intentionally set.

$63 million renovation for Greater Rochester International Airport

Cuomo making stop at Rochester airport

democratandchronicle.com — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to make a morning visit today to US Airports Hangar 700 at the Greater Rochester International Airport. Details of the visit are scant but Cuomo had announced earlier this year that $200 million was made available for an Upstate Airport Economic Development and Revitalization competition to help fund redevelopment of airports providing commercial passenger or cargo services.

Ameeya Nelson, 3, dies from High St. fire injuries

democratandchronicle.com — A third victim in Saturday's High Street fire has died. Ameeya Nelson, 3, has died from her injuries, according to Laura Meehan, the grandmother of two children. The fire started at 99 High Street in Rochester about 5:30 a.m. and claimed the lives of Ameeya's mother, Virginia Ortiz, and Ameeya's brother, Willie Nelson Jr., 6, sources said.

Paychex recruiting for 200 positions

democratandchronicle.com — A Rochester-based company will interview pre-qualified candidates starting on Wednesday for 200 jobs in online, retirement and multi-product services. Paychex Inc. will begin interviewing those candidates during an open house from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at its Henrietta offices at 1175 John St. Candidates can apply after September 21 as well.

New police altercation caught on video

democratandchronicle.com — A video showing a Rochester police officer tackling a woman from behind as she walked away from him has been viewed more than 300,000 times after being posted on Facebook.

WATCH: Virginia Ortiz died saving children, family says

democratandchronicle.com — Geyda Overton said her cousin, Virginia Ortiz, died while trying to save her six-year-old son, Willie Nelson Jr., during a fire their High Street home fire early Saturday.

Fatal High Street fire still under investigation

democratandchronicle.com — Rochester firefighters began knocking on doors and talking to residents about fire safety after two people died and a third was seriously hurt in a fire early Saturday morning on High Street.
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Community hearing to be held on alleged police abuse in Rochester.  http://on.rocne.ws/2d58bGk 

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