PA Man Accused Of Beheading Dad Found 'Not Competent For Trial' Judge Says PA Man Accused Of Beheading Dad Found 'Not Competent For Trial' Judge Says
PA Man Accused Of Beheading Dad Found 'Not Competent For Trial' Judge Says A Pennsylvania man who beheaded his father and left the body in his bed calling it his "cadaver doll" has been ruled "not competent to stand trial," authorities stated in a release on March 4.  Donald Lawrence Meshey Jr., now 35 originally of 202 West Strawberry Street was arrested on Aug. 11, 2021, after admitting to police that he stabbed and dismembered his father, as Daily Voice reported at the time. He was charged with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse, and tampering with evidence, court records show. Meshey Jr. appeared before Judge Dennis Reinaker virtually from the Lanc…
'Every Driver’s Worst Nightmare': Drunk Motorist Sentenced For Patchogue Crash Injuring Woman 'Every Driver’s Worst Nightmare': Drunk Motorist Sentenced For Patchogue Crash Injuring Woman
'Every Driver’s Worst Nightmare': Drunk Motorist Sentenced For Patchogue Crash Injuring Woman An admitted drunk driver is facing years in prison for causing a four-vehicle crash on Long Island that left a woman seriously injured. Jeffrey Edsall, age 52, was sentenced to three to six years behind bars in Suffolk County Court on Monday, March 4 after pleading guilty to aggravated vehicular assault and related charges. Prosecutors said Edsall was driving a stolen Ford Explorer northbound on North Ocean Avenue in Patchogue on June 15, 2023, when he rear-ended an SUV waiting to turn into a parking lot. The impact sent the stolen SUV spinning into the southbound lanes, where it collided …
Lotto Ticket Sold In Online In NJ Wins $10K Lotto Ticket Sold In Online In NJ Wins $10K
Lotto Ticket Sold In Online In NJ Wins $10K Someone in New Jersey kicked off their March with a bang. A ticket sold online in the Garden State via the Jackpocket app matched four numbers plus the gold Megaball in the Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, March 1, winning $10,000. The Jackpocket app is based in Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers were 15, 33, 37, 55, 61 and the gold Megaball was 24.
District Man Convicted Of Robbing Phone Stores At Gunpoint In Maryland Faces Life In Prison District Man Convicted Of Robbing Phone Stores At Gunpoint In Maryland Faces Life In Prison
District Man Convicted Of Robbing Phone Stores At Gunpoint In Maryland Faces Life In Prison It took a federal jury in Maryland less than an hour to convict a 24-year-old District man who robbed two Baltimore County phone stores in December 2020, authorities announced. Donte Antwaun Herring was found guilty following an eight-day trial for his roles in robberies in Halethorpe and Owings Mills less than a week apart when he and his co-conspirator brandished weapons and stole electronics.  According to prosecutors, on Dec. 17, 2020, the two walked into a phone store in the 3900 block of Washington Boulevard posing as customers before announcing a robbery and breaking out handgun…
Motorcyclist, 41, Killed In Montgomery County Crash: MDTA Police Motorcyclist, 41, Killed In Montgomery County Crash: MDTA Police
Motorcyclist, 41, Killed In Montgomery County Crash: Mdta Police A 41-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash in Montgomery County on Sunday, March 3, authorities said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on the eastbound side of the ICC/MD 200 near Shady Grove Road. The victim, a 41-year-old Rockville man riding a Kawasaki motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Investigators believe the motorcycle was struck by a white Chevy Silverado after the initial crash. The investigation is being led by the Maryland Transportation Authority Police Collison Reconstruction Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call 410-537-6905.
Woman's Body Found Near Cemetery In Troy Woman's Body Found Near Cemetery In Troy
Woman's Body Found Near Cemetery In Troy An investigation is underway after a woman’s body was found outside a cemetery in the region. The discovery in Rensselaer County was made at around 6:15 p.m. Sunday, March 3 in Troy, near the Oakwood Cemetery. Troy Police said a passerby called 911 after spotting what they believed to be a body deep in a wooded area west of the cemetery entrance. Detectives confirmed the remains are those of a woman. A Troy Fire Department crew was called in to assist with recovering the remains, which were located in steep terrain. An autopsy will be conducted by the Rensselaer County Medical Legal …
Alert Issued For 15-Year-Old Runaway Reported Missing For Days In Harford County Alert Issued For 15-Year-Old Runaway Reported Missing For Days In Harford County
Alert Issued For 15-Year-Old Runaway Reported Missing For Days In Harford County Concerns are mounting or friends and family of a 15-year-old Harford County girl who was reported missing over the weekend. An alert was issued by the Harford County Sheriff's Office regarding Tyler Lynn Wilson, who was reported missing on Friday out of Aberdeen. Wilson was last seen at approximately 6:30 a.m. on March 1 in the 700 block of Wineberry Way.  She was last seen wearing a pink puffy coat with a gray hoodie underneath, blue leggings, and black Yeezy shoes. Missing RunawayThe Harford County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in obtaining information rega…
WINNER: Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Player Wins $1.2M At Wawa In Hamilton WINNER: Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Player Wins $1.2M At Wawa In Hamilton
Winner: Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Player Wins $1.2M At Wawa In Hamilton A lucky Jersey Cash 5 player won $1,160,018 at a Wawa, state Lottery officials said. The winning numbers from the Friday, March 1, drawing were: 13, 19, 20, 24 and 27 and the XTRA number was: 03.  The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold.  The winning ticket was sold at Wawa #8357, 1200 State Highway 33, Hamilton in Mercer County.
'Long Road Ahead': Fundraiser Created For Girl Critically Hurt In Head-On Foxboro Crash 'Long Road Ahead': Fundraiser Created For Girl Critically Hurt In Head-On Foxboro Crash
'Long Road Ahead': Fundraiser Created For Girl Critically Hurt In Head-On Foxboro Crash An 8-year-old girl who was critically injured in a head-on crash with an ambulance in Foxborough last month has a "long road ahead to recovery," a fundraiser for her said. Her mom was charged with driving while drunk at the time of the crash, police announced.  Rosie Wilson was in the backseat of her mom's SUV when the car veered into oncoming traffic on Main Street just after 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 22. The crash sent five people to the hospital, including two paramedics, the patient they were transporting, and Rosie's mom, Jenna Wilson. But Rosie took the brunt of the punishment, a GoFundMe…
Man Dies When Car Strikes Tree In Hyattsville: Police Man Dies When Car Strikes Tree In Hyattsville: Police
Man Dies When Car Strikes Tree In Hyattsville: Police A man died Sunday night when he crashed into a tree in Prince George’s County, officials said. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. near the 6500 block of Landover Road in Hyattsville, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department. Eloy Ramirez, 29, was heading northbound when he lost control and struck a tree. Ramirez, of Hyattsville, was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit at 301-731-4422. 
WINNER! Passaic County Lotto Player Scores $100K WINNER! Passaic County Lotto Player Scores $100K
Winner! Passaic County Lotto Player Scores $100K It was a lucky weekend for a lottery player in Passaic County.  One ticket matched all five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot on Saturday, March 2, winning $100,000. The ticket was sold at Super Stop and Shop in Haskell. The winning numbers were 09, 25, 38, 39 and 40. The XTRA number was 3.
Summit Supports 'Superhero Sam's' Fight Against Leukemia Summit Supports 'Superhero Sam's' Fight Against Leukemia
Summit Supports 'Superhero Sam's' Fight Against Leukemia Sam Davydov is just five years old, but is already in the fight of his life. The Summit five-year-old was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last week, right before his sixth birthday. A fundraiser has been created to assist his family with the financial burden of treatment and allow his parents, Yan and Katie to take time off work to be by his side. As of Monday, March 4, more than $95,000 has been raised.  Please pray for our little superhero, Sam Davydov, a kindergarten student in my class. Sam has the most loving parents,... Posted by Alissa Mauro Rust on Friday, …
World’s Largest Beef Producer 'Greenwashed' Environmental Harms To Boost Sales, NY AG Says World’s Largest Beef Producer 'Greenwashed' Environmental Harms To Boost Sales, NY AG Says
World’s Largest Beef Producer 'Greenwashed' Environmental Harms To Boost Sales, NY AG Says New York State is suing the world’s largest beef producer, claiming it lied about its environmental impacts in order to boost sales. A lawsuit filed by Attorney General Letitia James in New York State Supreme Court on Wednesday, Feb. 28, accuses JBS USA Food Company of deceptive business practices and false advertising. According to James’ office, the company has repeatedly misled the public by claiming it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040, despite documented plans to increase production and grow its carbon footprint. In 2021, the JBS Group reported total global greenh…
Hiker Injured After Falling On Montgomery County Trail Hiker Injured After Falling On Montgomery County Trail
Hiker Injured After Falling On Montgomery County Trail One person was injured after taking a fall while hiking along a Montgomery County trail on Sunday afternoon. A hiker was enjoying the weather at around 1 p.m. on March 1, when they took a fall on Billy Goat Trail A, prompting a call to Montgomery County Fire and EMS personnel. (~1p) @COcanalNPS Billy Goat Trail A, adult injured person from fall, IAO TM2/traverse, @mcfrs SW730, SW730B, SW710B, SW710, A710, PE720, ALS710, E752, UTV711, EAGLE, BC702, UT730, UT752 responding pic.twitter.com/E0qRqsTlA5 — Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) March 3, 2024 According to a spokesperson for the agency, one…
Man Sporting Motorcycle Club Cut Abandoned Emaciated Dog In Woodbridge Park, Police Say Man Sporting Motorcycle Club Cut Abandoned Emaciated Dog In Woodbridge Park, Police Say
Man Sporting Motorcycle Club Cut Abandoned Emaciated Dog In Woodbridge Park, Police Say An extremely emaciated dog was found at a popular Prince William County Park on Saturday, now police are attempting to track down the person who left it behind, officials say. Officers responded on Sunday morning to investigate a dog that was found at the C. Lacey Compton Neighborhood Park in Woodbridge on Saturday, March 2 by an unknown man who drove away in a newer-model white Range Rover. Police say that a Good Samaritan took the dog to the Prince William County Animal Services Center, where the dog - a male mixed-breed Hound believed to be between six and 12 months old - where he w…
Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (VIDEO) Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (VIDEO)
Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (Video) Traffic along the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia came to a stop Saturday afternoon, March 2 due to pro-Palestinian protestors. The demonstration began outside City Hall before migrating to the bridge at approximately 2 p.m. We shut down the Ben Franklin bridge and stopped all traffic coming from NJ into Philly!! Riot police showed up but we stayed peaceful and were successful in our civil disruption. We will not stop until Palestine is free!#FreePalestine 🍉 #CEASEFIRE_NOW pic.twitter.com/YY9KgxrCty — Dee ❀ 방티즈 ❤️ (@hwageumsan) March 2, 2024 The protestors could be heard chanting "…
Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (PHOTOS) Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (PHOTOS)
Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (Photos) Norfolk Southern trains were in a head-on collision, derailing three trains on Saturday morning — sending the two locomotives into the Lehigh River, authorities said.  The three trains derailed near Riverside Drive in Lower Saucon Township at 7:15 a.m. on March 2, officials explained.  Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure released the following statements about the crash: "There has been a train derailment in L. Saucon Twp. Preliminarily there are no evacuations, no injuries and no leaks. However, this can change. The best thing we can do to assist first responders…
New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says
New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says A case of E. coli in New Jersey has been linked to a recalled cheese product. Eleven people were sickened by Raw Farm's Raw Cheddar cheese products, both original and jalapeno-flavored, the CDC said. "Whole genome sequencing analysis of E. coli isolates from ill people shows that they are all closely related genetically to each other," the FDA said.  "This means that people in this outbreak are likely to share a common source of infection." Five people were hospitalized. The product was recalled by Raw Farm on Feb. 16, but on Feb. 26, the company withdrew the voluntary recall.
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds A man faces decades in prison after admitting to robbing two Connecticut businesses and pistol-whipping clerks at both, federal officials announced.  New Haven County resident Kenneth Strothers of Meriden, age 27, pleaded guilty on Monday, Feb. 26 to federal robbery charges, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27.  According to federal officials, Strothers was the focus of an FBI investigation into several armed robberies that happened in Connecticut in early 2021. This investigation determined that Strothers had committed at least t…
Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School
Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School Let me hear you say, "Hey, Mrs. Carter!" A New Jersey cosmetology school was one of five in the U.S. chosen for a grant by Beyonce's charity foundation, BeyGOOD. Thanks to the grant, Janas Cosmetology Academy on Blackwood-Clementon Road in Clementon, is offering five $10,000 scholarships as part of the CÉCRED x BeyGOOD Scholarship Program. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BeyGOOD (@beygood) BeyGOOD said the school's CEO, Atiya Johnson, "is all about diverse education. Her focus is to shape the lives of her students…
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced A 38-year-old man who devised a plan to rob a Long Island Wells Fargo — including zip-tying the victims — has now been sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison. Quincy Homere, age 38 of Hempstead, was given his sentence of 18 years behind bars on Friday, March 1 for the 2015 incident, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) announced. As the brain behind the robbery (which netted the group over $375,000), Homere extensively planned the heist with his co-conspirators, the USAO said. On November 9, 2015, Homere walked into the Hempstead Wells Fargo, located on Fulton Avenue, brandishing a…
Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County
Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County A former elementary school teacher in Maryland with a checkered past admitted to his crimes for sexually abusing children after the initial conviction was overturned, according to the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office. Silver Spring resident John Vigna, 57, a former Montgomery County Public Schools teacher, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor for crimes he committed against multiple students at Cloverly Elementary School between 2001 and February 2016. Vigna had his conviction overturned last summer and he was released on bond while he awaited a new trial,…
COVID-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC COVID-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC
Covid-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC New isolation guidelines for those infected with COVID-19 or other respiratory infections have just been announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency said there is no longer a need to isolate for five days before returning to work or school in a statement issued Friday, March 1. The CDC said it's making updates to the recommendations now because the US is seeing "far fewer hospitalizations and deaths associated with COVID-19 and because we have more tools than ever to combat flu, COVID, and RSV." Three "core prevention tips" were also detaile…
'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials 'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials
'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials Ridley Township will host a TV crew this weekend, according to the Board of Commissioners.   "Task," a followup to the 2021 HBO miniseries "Mare of Easttown," will film scenes at Our Lady of Peace School, 208 Milmont Ave., officials said at the Board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  Commissioners unanimously approved a special events permit request for Task Productions, also known as Random Productions.  The crew will be at the school from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 10 p.m. Sunday, March 3 to 10 p.m. Monday, March 4, according to the Board.  N…
Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station
Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station A teen girl died while riding outside a train car, also known as "train surfing," in Maryland Friday morning, March 1, officials said. An announcement was made by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority around 3:35 p.m. stating that the girl had passed while riding outside of a car that was headed to the Silver Spring station. We are deeply saddened to learn that a teenage girl lost her life this morning while riding outside of a train car en route to Silver Spring station. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family. #wmata — Metro Forward (@wmata) March 1, 2024 The WMATA iss…
Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison
Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison A New York man who was photographed smoking marijuana inside a Senate office during the US Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021 will spend years in prison. Brandon Fellows, age 29, of Schenectady, was sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal lockup on Thursday, Feb. 29 after a Washington, DC jury found him guilty of obstructing an official proceeding, a felony. “His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the US Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election,” the US Attorney’s Office said. Earlier Report: Capitol Rioter F…
Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds
Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds A pair of climate activists are facing federal charges after vandalizing the US Constitution, which was housed at the National Archives in Washington, DC, authorities announced. Donald Zepeda, 35, of Maryland, and Jackson Green, 27, of Utah have been indicted after causing more than $50,000 of damage within the rotunda during a demonstration last month. Specifically, Zepeda and Green are charged with felony destruction of government property for dumping a fine red powder over the document’s display case in the Rotunda of the Archives building. "The cost of cleaning up after the stunt,…
Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: USPIS Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: USPIS
Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: Uspis A man who robbed a letter carrier and stole mail in Maryland is heading to prison for decades, authorities announced. Teshan D. Jordan, 27, of Temple Hills, was sentenced to 35 years in prison with 12 years suspended, United States Postal Service Inspection Service officials said in a release on Thursday, Feb. 29. Jordan was found guilty in a Feb. 16 jury trial of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, and theft after working with Fermon R. Nichols to follow and rob a USPS letter carrier in Columbia and steal their postal …
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials 22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported 22 "probable" cases of lead poisoning to federal regulators, a spokesperson told Daily Voice.  The 22 "probable" cases and one "suspected" case are linked to cinnamon applesauce pouches that have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration, DOH said.  The affected products were:  WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches – including three packs Schnucks-brand cinnamon-flavored applesauce pouches and variety pack Weis-brand cinnamon applesauce pouches FDA officials said Thursday, Feb. 29 that the lead and chromi…
$1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line $1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line
$1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line A Berkshire County woman is no longer just dreaming of a tropical vacation to escape the frigid winner. She's ready to book her ticket after winning $1 million in the state lottery.  Marcia Paris of Lanesborough won the seven-figure jackpot playing the "300X" $30 scratch-off game. Paris said her dad and the person ahead of her in line at a convenience store both purchased "300X" tickets before she bought hers.  Paris chose to take the lump sum payment of $650,000 (before taxes) rather than the annuity.  She plans to use that money to build cabins on her property and take a …
Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy
Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy After three days of deliberations, a jury found the ex-girlfriend of the estranged husband of Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Farber Dulos guilty in connection with her disappearance nearly five years ago in a case in which Dulos, who has never been found, has been declared legally dead. Related: Missing New Canaan Mom Of 5 Jennifer Dulos Declared Dead By Judge Michelle Troconis, age 49, was found guilty in Stamford on Friday, March 1, of all counts including conspiracy to commit murder, hindering prosecution, and evidence tampering.  She is being held on a $6 million bond,…