Category: Featured News, State/National News

Cousin Of Connecticut Teenager Shot By Law Enforcement Challenges Police Narrative

On May 9, 15-year-old Jayson Negron was fatally shot in the stomach by a police officer in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The Bridgeport Police...

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Groups Seeking Host Families for Iraqi Student Program

By Staff –   Rochester Global Connections (RGC) has partnered with Allendale Columbia School to host the Iraqi Young Leaders...

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Tensions in Venezuela Rise to the Point of Violence in Latest Protests

Tensions rose for the sixth consecutive week in Venezuela as anti-government protesters gathered rocks and even jars filled with feces to...

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Republicans Begin to Talk About Trump’s Possible Impeachment

By Staff –   Republicans are beginning to talk about the possibility of President Donald Trump’s impeachment, according to...

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RMAPI, Catholic Family Center to Provide Update at Town Hall Meeting

By Staff –   The Rochester Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative (RMAPI), city of Rochester, Action for a Better Community, Catholic...

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City Announces 2017 “Party in the Park” Performers

By Staff –   Windstream’s “Party in the Park” will continue this year at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park,...

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Former Housing Secretary Julian Castro Speaks Out Against GOP Policies

Months after passing the title to Dr. Ben Carson, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro is opening up about his...

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New Immigration Law Sparks Outrage in Texas; Lawsuits Seem Imminent

Earlier this week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed one of the nation’s harshest immigration bills into law. But while the ACLU has...

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Bondholders File Suit Against Puerto Rico, Government Expects Many More

Puerto Rico’s freeze on litigation has expired, opening the door for an onslaught of lawsuits. The Associated Press reports that a...

Summit Encourages Conversations On Race In Rochester

Facing Race, Embracing Equity, or FR=EE, held its Community Summit On Race last week, sparking dialogue on racism and racial issues in the...