As 2024 kicked off in Rochester New York, an explosion was reported at the MOE concert. Here's what we know so far.

As of 1:51AM January 1st 2024:

An eyewitness named Laura contacted us and reported she was asked to shelter in place after a car exploded at the concert. We can't confirm as of right now what caused the explosion, but we are actively looking into it.

Here's the text from Laura with the photo above:

“Hey I'm out of the building but not safe yet. Standing on a corner in Rochester. No good”

Moe hosted a two night concert in Rochester. JamBands reports the show started December 30th with the following:

To start the show, moe. kicked off their appearance with a cover of Deep Purple’s “Space Truckin’,” which merged into the band’s original, “Crab Eyes.”"


“Rochester, cars collided exploded. Concert venue asked to shelter in place”

Laura of Utica
Laura of Utica

You can read the setlist from the performance online HERE.

We will keep you updated as this story develops. Laura Gerhardt is from Utica.

Rochester Area Crime Alerts posted the following on Facebook:

Area to Avoid/Major MVA incident going on with at least 1 fatality
W. Ridge Rd and Palm St... MVA with multiple pedestrians struck
-this is across from the Kodak Center, where there was an event tonight
-one vehicle is fully engulfed in flames
-RPD requesting at least 4, then asked for total of 6 ambulances
-per RPD, 1 male is severely burned from the vehicle fire, requesting EMS to step it up
-RPD has at least 3 other people down on the ground with injuries
-most patients, if not all, are going to Strong
-RPD requesting an RPD supervisor to the hospital
-RPD requesting a body bunker, tech and now the Command Van for at least 1 fatality"

Again, we will continue to research and confirm any parts of this story.

13 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- January 2024

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 1/01/2024:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler

January New York Lottery Scratch Off Tickets With The Most Number One Jackpots Remaining

Here in New York, the time is now to start searching for some amazing jackpots. There are all sorts of different kinds of Scratch-Off tickets offered by the New York Lottery.

While looking at the latest weekly roundup for grand prizes, we counted 59 different tickets that have their grand prizes still on the market. The report was last updated on December 7th 2023, as we publish this article. 

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler


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