WXXINews.org Local Stories

In the WXXI Newsroom

Although the big winner in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing was sold in Indiana, New York State had 2 second-place tickets worth $1 million, and...
Read more
First hour: Debating how to handle the heroin epidemic Second hour: Defining what a CSA is -- and is not
Read more
Rochester police say four people were shot Wednesday night on Genesee Street. It happened about 8 p.m. on Genesee near Kirkland Road. Authorities say...
Read more
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter says her office has been flooded with calls from constituents and people in her district who are concerned about their...
Read more
Wegmans is responding to some criticism by Costco over how prices are displayed in its stores. The complaint made by Costco has to do with certain in...
Read more
The annual push to "End the R-Word" is back on. Is it working? Last year, a comedian in a Showtime special delivered a deeply insulting rant about...
Read more
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cut $25 million from 39 public health programs that fight cancer, diabetes and other conditions...
Read more
The story of what the late Assemblyman Bill Nojay did -- his scams, his lies, his theft -- is only known because of the work of reporters Steve Orr...
Read more
A Victor man who claims to be the victim of a hate crime says he wants the community to know his story. Jim Eskildsen said he went to the Victor...
Read more
Conduent, the company that was spun off from Xerox and which focuses on business services, has released fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. Those...
Read more