Business in 19th Ward - Rochester, NY

A years-long lawsuit between Michael Jackson's estate and one of the superstar's former managers has been settled, ending one of the final legal fights over the King of Pop's assets. The confidential settlement announced Thursday with Tohme R. Tohme, Jackson's manager in the last year of his life, was reached after a trial had been underway for five days. It comes a month short of the 10th anniversary of Jackson's death.

The residential project known as Westport Crossings on 75 Monroe Avenue has been in the works for about 12 years and was finally making headway with the previous village planning board.

Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U. S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U. S. government grapples with surging numbers of Central Americans crossing its southern border and the deaths of six children in the last year after being apprehended by border agents.

(WHAM) - The quest for equality, justice, and freedom was embraced by the local Gamma Iota Boule Foundation. On Thursday, their luncheon honored Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott with their Lifetime Achievement Laureate and the Youth Triumph Laureate was given to Daneisha Samuels. Samuels turned the challenges of her own life into an inspiration for others. "I have to say, sometimes the odds were definitely not in my favor, but I worked hard,” said Samuels.

Macedon, N. Y. (WHAM) - 25 years ago, on May 23, a search was underway for two people. 38-year-old Sandra Sollie was one of them. She was last seen at a shopping plaza on Route 31 in Macedon. Sollie was 8 months pregnant with a son she was going to name Brandon. “It has been a toll on my life over the years,"said Carla Cervone, Sollie’s niece. "Understanding why someone would do such a hurtful, evil thing, that would tare a family apart…

Section V lacrosse, baseball, golf, tennis and softball scores for Thursday, May 23 plus Friday's schedule

SONYEA, NY (WHAM) -- The news could not have come at a worst time for Jenna Graves. “Literally out of nowhere is a good way to put it. I was holding our four day old infant daughter just released from the hospital. ” The mother of two young children learning that her husband could soon be without a job, or transferred from his current one at the Livingston Correctional Facility. “We have two little kids and now we have no idea," says Graves…

The defense team in the deadly Schoharie limo crash investigation received a trial extension Thursday...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local)
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The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and wildfires.
The widely-backed legislation passed by an 85-8 vote.
Republican leaders agreed to a…

Sal Maiorana recaps the first day of play and sets the stage for Friday at Oak Hill Country Club.

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May 23, 2019 09:22 PM
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who terrorized Florida with a murderous spree that claimed 10 women in 1984 was put to death Thursday, his execution witnessed by a woman who survived one of his attacks and aided in his capture.
Bobby Joe Long, 65, was pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m. Thursday following a lethal injection at Florida State Prison. Long had no last words, simply closing his eyes as the procedure began, witnesses said.…

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A Rochester man is facing up to 25 years prison after kidnapping and holding a teen against their will...

A man who posted a Facebook message threatening to kill “as many girls as I see” in retaliation for years of romantic rejection was sentenced Thursday to up to five years in prison...

Scott Parel, who is atop the leaderboard at Oak Hill Country Club, attended the University of Georgia, but did not play golf in college.