WXXINews.org Local Stories

In the WXXI Newsroom

A first-of-its-kind study shows that achieving the goal of an 80% screening rate for people age 50 and older by 2018 would have a substantial impact...
Read more
State English and Math tests in grades 3-8 are coming in the next several weeks, and school districts across the state have debated how to handle...
Read more
Officials with the City of Rochester say that an employee in the Emergency Communications Department was arrested early Tuesday morning. City Hall...
Read more
Matthew Nafus, a reserve Colonel in the Marine Corps and a former Assistant District Attorney is announcing that he's a candidate for State Supreme...
Read more
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's top court says the state's moratorium on hydraulic fracturing does not allow energy companies to extend leases with...
Read more
The Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge will close to vehicular traffic beginning Wednesday, April 1st at 9:00 a.m. That's a seasonal event, which involves...
Read more
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter reportedly is running for re-election next year. That according to the Democrat and Chronicle, which says that the...
Read more
Syracuse’s homes are old. Virtually all of them, nearly 95 percent, were built before the Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect a quarter...
Read more
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Senate has confirmed a Republican county executive to chair the Thruway Authority board. Onondaga County Executive...
Read more