2 Dead, 28 Sickened In Multistate Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says 2 Dead, 28 Sickened In Multistate Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says
2 Dead, 28 Sickened In Multistate Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says Two people died, and dozens of others sickened in a Listeria outbreak tied to deli meats in several states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-eight people across 12 states had been sickened between late May and mid-July, the CDC says. The deaths occurred in New Jersey and Illinois, health officials said. All 28 individuals had been hospitalized as of Friday, July 19. According to the CDC map, seven illnesses were reported in New York; six in Maryland; two in New Jersey; two in Virginia; two in Massachusetts; and one in Pennsylvania. Click here for the…
CEO Of CrowdStrike Is Billionaire Working To Remedy Microsoft Meltdown CEO Of CrowdStrike Is Billionaire Working To Remedy Microsoft Meltdown
CEO Of CrowdStrike Is Billionaire Working To Remedy Microsoft Meltdown Friday, July 19 is not a good day for George Kurtz. Kurtz is the CEO of CrowdStrike, the cybersecurity firm that appears to be responsible for the global outage that disrupted flights, stock markets, media outlets, and banks. Kurtz, 59, is also a Parsippany-Troy Hills native and graduate of Seton Hall University who according to Forbes is worth about $3.1 billion. How has Kurtz spent his morning? Assuring the world that all will soon be right again after the issue with a Falcon content update for Windows Hosts that caused the global outage. Today was not a security or cyber incident. O…
Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media
Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media A major tech outage is causing issues worldwide, including grounding flights. Banks, stock markets, and media outlets are also being affected on Friday morning, July 19. An update by cybersecurity technology company CrowdStrike appears to be the cause of device outages for millions of Microsoft Windows device users. Several major US air carriers, including Delta, United, and Spirit are under a full ground stop, according to the FAA. "Several airlines have requested FAA assistance with ground stops until the issue is resolved," the agency said. Microsoft has said it is taking "mitigation …
Bodies Of Missing Danbury Men Found In Candlewood Lake Bodies Of Missing Danbury Men Found In Candlewood Lake
Bodies Of Missing Danbury Men Found In Candlewood Lake The bodies of two Fairfield County men who were missing after jumping from a boat in Candlewood Lake have been recovered by police. Related: New Update: Missing Candlewood Lake Swimmers ID'd As Men Ages 38, 26 The two men, identified as 26-year-old and 38-year-old Danbury residents, were found by the Connecticut State Police dive team and the Danbury Police dive team in Candlewood Lake in Danbury on Thursday, July 18. The names of the victims have not been released pending notification of family.  According to James Fowler, a spokesperson for the state Department of Energy and…
CT Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Roared Through Region CT Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Roared Through Region
CT Man Struck By Lightning As Severe Storms Roared Through Region A 34-year-old Connecticut man was struck by lightning as several severe thunderstorms ripped through the area. The incident occurred in New London County around 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, on Orchard Farms Road in Colchester. According to Colchester Fire Chief Steve Hoffmann, crews responded to the home and found the man "conscious and alert" but suffering from chest pains. He was rushed to the hospital in Colchester, but Hoffmann did not know his condition. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: NYPD Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: NYPD
Fandango Founder From Greenwich, 64, Takes Fatal Leap From Luxury NYC Hotel: Nypd Connecticut resident J. Michael Cline, the founder of online movie ticket sales company Fandango, has been identified as the man who took a fatal leap for a luxury hotel in New York City this week. Cline, age 64, leaped to his death from the Kimberly Hotel at 145 East 50th Street at approximately 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, a spokesperson for the NYPD said. He was found unconscious at the scene and pronounced dead at 10:30 p.m. Cline's primary address is in Palm Beach, Florida, but they also has homes in New York City and Greenwich, records show. A venture capitalist who earned his bachel…
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester
ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester The identity has been released of a high school student who was killed in a crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story: HS Student Killed In Crash At Westchester Shopping Center Was Beloved Baseball Player The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collin…
Metro-North Found Liable In 2015 Northern Westchester Crash That Killed 6 Metro-North Found Liable In 2015 Northern Westchester Crash That Killed 6
Metro-North Found Liable In 2015 Northern Westchester Crash That Killed 6 A jury has decided to hold Metro-North Railroad liable for a 2015 crash in Northern Westchester that killed six people and injured more than a dozen others.  The decision in the liability trial regarding the crash, which happened in Valhalla in February 2015, was reached on Tuesday, July 17.  Earlier Report - Deadliest Metro-North Crash Claimed, Changed Lives, But Crossing Unchanged On the day of the crash, Feb. 3, 2015, 49-year-old Ellen Brody of Edgemont had left her job in Chappaqua before encountering a traffic jam along the Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant that f…
Pizza Guru Dave Portnoy Rescued Off New England Coast: 'Almost Lost Captain Dave Today' Pizza Guru Dave Portnoy Rescued Off New England Coast: 'Almost Lost Captain Dave Today'
Pizza Guru Dave Portnoy Rescued Off New England Coast: 'Almost Lost Captain Dave Today' President of Bar Stool sports and resident "one-bite" pizza reviewer Dave Portnoy nearly went the way of the Titanic after he said his boat was swept out to sea off the coast of Nantucket.  Portnoy, never one to miss out on a good fish story, regaled his fans in a video on X about how the Coast Guard had to rescue him after he untethered his boat before checking to see if it had any power first.  It didn't, which meant he had "no radio, no anchor, no nothing," he said. “Next thing you know, Captain Dave is lost at sea.” Portnoy said heavy winds pushed his yacht toward other boats…
Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA
Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA The mysterious boom heard and felt across the tristate area may have been caused by a meteor passing through the area, NASA says. Locals reported hearing thunder-like booms and rattling just after 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 16.  The USGS ruled out earthquakes, and residents across the tri-state reported witnessing fireballs to the American Meteor Society. After hours of anticipating, NASA confirmed a "daylight fireball" over New York City at 11:17 a.m. Reports filed on the American Meteor Society website permitted "a very crude determination of the trajectory of the meteor," …
Massive System Will Bring New Rounds Of Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes: Here's Timing Massive System Will Bring New Rounds Of Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes: Here's Timing
Massive System Will Bring New Rounds Of Severe Storms, Possible Tornadoes: Here's Timing A massive system stretching from the Midwest to the East will bring separate rounds of severe thunderstorms to the region amid high heat and humidity. According to the National Weather Service, the primary threats are locally damaging wind gusts that can down trees and power lines, along with heavy rainfall.  A few tornadoes are also possible, along with small hail. The first image above from AccuWeather.com shows areas in orange where severe storms are possible on Tuesday, July 16. The timing for the storms is from around 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. More severe weather is on trac…
'Targeted' Greenwich Resident Carjacked By Pair Of Armed Men, Police Say 'Targeted' Greenwich Resident Carjacked By Pair Of Armed Men, Police Say
'Targeted' Greenwich Resident Carjacked By Pair Of Armed Men, Police Say Police in Fairfield County are investigating an alleged carjacking in which the victim was targeted. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 10 a.m., Sunday, July 14, in the area of Clapboard Ridge Road and Khakum Wood Road.  According to Lt. Patrick Smyth of the Greenwich Police, the victim was approaching the front gate at Khakum Wood Road when a dark-colored sedan pulled up behind him.  Two men, both possibly Black or Hispanic, wearing dark-colored hooded sweatshirts, exited their vehicle and displayed what appeared to be a handgun. They then stole the victim’s cell phone a…
Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student
Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student A local high school student has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For HS Student Killed In Crash At Shopping Center In New Rochelle The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Collins Coyne, the com…
Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police
Injured Victims From PA Trump Rally ID'd By Police The two men who were shot during a Trump rally in Pennsylvania and left in critical condition have been identified by the Pennsylvania State Police on Sunday evening. David Dutch, 57 of New Kensington, PA, and James Copenhaver, 74 of Moon Township, PA, have serious injuries following the shooting by Thomas Matthew Crooks at the Trump rally on Saturday, July 13 but were listed in stable condition on Sunday, July 14, state police explained.   Former fire chief, Corey Comperatore, 50 of Sarver, was identified as the man who was shot dead, as Daily Voice previously reported. &nbs…
Costco Raising Membership Fees In US, Canada Costco Raising Membership Fees In US, Canada
Costco Raising Membership Fees In US, Canada The Costco Wholesale Corporation has announced membership hikes in the US and Canada for the first time in seven years, according to a news release by the company issued on Wednesday, July 10.  Costco opened the release sharing a June sales growth in the US of 5.6%, which is higher than the past 44 weeks of just 4.4%, the company experienced a decrease in revenue internationally.  On the heels of sharing that news, the company made the announcement about raising the membership fees in both the US and Canada beginning Sept. 1.  Annual memberships are rising $5 making them $65…
US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally
US Congressman's Nephew Shot In Neck At PA Trump Rally A US congressman from Texas has announced that his nephew was shot while in the audience of former president Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13.  Rep. Ronny Jackson of Texas's 13th District explained how his nephew was shot as follows, reading in part: "My family was sitting in the front, near where the President was speaking. They heard shots ringing out — my nephew then realized he had blood on his neck and something had grazed and cut his neck. He was treated by the providers in the medical tent." Jackson's nephew was not among the two audience members who wer…
Former Fire Chief Shot Dead At Trump Rally In Pennsylvania, Family Says Former Fire Chief Shot Dead At Trump Rally In Pennsylvania, Family Says
Former Fire Chief Shot Dead At Trump Rally In Pennsylvania, Family Says A former fire chief has been identified as the member of the audience shot dead during a Trump rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday, July 13.  Former Buffalo Township Fire Chief, Corey Comperatore, 50 of Sarver, PA, has been identified on social media by his family as the man killed by a bullet aimed at former president Donald Trump by Thomas Matthew Crooks. His community has been mourning its sudden loss on Facebook: REST IN PEACE Corey Comperatore Gone too soon. Father, friend, and patriot. Will never be forgotten. May his memory live on as an example to all of us. God Bless …
Here's What We Know About PA Man ID'd As Trump's Attempted Assassin: FBI Here's What We Know About PA Man ID'd As Trump's Attempted Assassin: FBI
Here's What We Know About PA Man ID'd As Trump's Attempted Assassin: FBI The rooftop shooter at former president Donald Trump's campaign rally has been identified by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Sunday, July 14.  Thomas Matthew Crooks, 20 of Bethel Park, PA, was shot and killed by officials while still on the roof of a manufacturing plant about 130 yards, from the rally according to statements by officials.  Crooks had no criminal record, was a registered Republican, and previously donated to the liberal voter turnout group, Progressive Turnout Project, through ActBlue in January 2021, according to public records.  When he graduated fro…
Aggressive, Hungry Black Bear Returns To NY Home Shortly After Destroying Kitchen Aggressive, Hungry Black Bear Returns To NY Home Shortly After Destroying Kitchen
Aggressive, Hungry Black Bear Returns To NY Home Shortly After Destroying Kitchen An aggressive black bear apparently searching for food destroyed the kitchen of an upstate New York home and then returned to the residence shortly after the break in. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation said an officer received a report of the incident in  Washington County on Friday, June 21 in the town of White Creek, located about halfway between Saratoga Springs and Albany. While the officer was at the residence reviewing photos of the bear, the animal returned to the yard and became aggressive.  DEC wildlife experts provided technical …
Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester
Person Found Dead Inside Burning Vehicle At Shopping Center In Westchester An investigation is underway after a person was found dead inside a burning vehicle at a shopping center in Westchester County. Click here for a new, updated story - Victim In Fatal Crash At Shopping Center In Westchester ID'd As HS Student The incident happened just after midnight on Saturday, July 13, in New Rochelle at the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center at 1062 Wilmot Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found a 2019 Honda Accord completely on fire.  The sole occupant in the vehicle was found in the driver's seat deceased, according to Captain J. Co…
Fatal Crash: 35-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim After Car Slams Into Pole, Down Embankment Fatal Crash: 35-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim After Car Slams Into Pole, Down Embankment
Fatal Crash: 35-Year-Old CT Woman ID'd As Victim After Car Slams Into Pole, Down Embankment A woman was killed after a single-vehicle car crash in Connecticut. It happened in Windham County at around 10:15 a.m. Friday, July 12, in the town of Woodstock. A 2011 Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on Roseland Park Road just south of Arvidson Road at an unknown speed when it veered off the roadway to the right, striking approximately 40 inches of wooden fence, Connecticut State Police said. The Camry continued traveling north, striking a utility pole on the northbound shoulder before crashing down an embankment, where it came to a final rest against a stan…
Courtroom Stunner: Judge Tosses Manslaughter Case Against Alec Baldwin In On-Set Shooting Courtroom Stunner: Judge Tosses Manslaughter Case Against Alec Baldwin In On-Set Shooting
Courtroom Stunner: Judge Tosses Manslaughter Case Against Alec Baldwin In On-Set Shooting Actor Alec Baldwin will not face criminal charges in connection with the on-set shooting that killed a cinematographer, CNN reports. In a stunning development Friday afternoon, July 12, a judge in Santa Fe, New Mexico dismissed the involuntary manslaughter charge against Baldwin stemming from the 2021 death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, citing prosecutorial misconduct, according to the outlet. Judge Mary Marlowe threw out the case with prejudice, meaning it cannot be brought again, after finding that law enforcement intentionally concealed evidence that prevented Baldwin from pr…
Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In CT That Killed Woman, Toddler: Police Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In CT That Killed Woman, Toddler: Police
Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In CT That Killed Woman, Toddler: Police A 29-year-old woman is facing manslaughter charges in connection with a suspected DWI, wrong-way crash on I-84 in Connecticut that killed a woman and toddler. The Hartford County wreck happened on I-84 in West Hartford, near Exit 44, at around 8 p.m. on Sept. 6, 2023. Connecticut State Police said Michelle Miller, of Wolcott in New Haven County, was driving a Volkswagen Jetta sedan westbound on I-84 when she lost control and drove into the grassy median. After crossing the median, she went up an embankment and into the eastbound lanes where she struck an oncoming Subaru Impreza sedan. The…
Family Of New England Teen Who Died After Spicy 'One Chip Challenge' Plans Suit, Law Firm Says Family Of New England Teen Who Died After Spicy 'One Chip Challenge' Plans Suit, Law Firm Says
Family Of New England Teen Who Died After Spicy 'One Chip Challenge' Plans Suit, Law Firm Says A law firm representing the family of a 14-year-old Worcester boy who died shortly after trying the spicy One Chip Challenge signaled on Wednesday, July 10, that they plan to file a lawsuit over his death.  Harris Wolobah died on Sept. 1, 2023. An autopsy found that the Doherty Memorial High School student suffered cardiopulmonary arrest “in the setting of recent ingestion of food substance with high capsaicin concentration,” according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security. The Boston law firm Sheff & Cook announced in a press release it…
'We Were In Awe': Watch Rare Blue Whale Surface Next To Tour Boat In New England 'We Were In Awe': Watch Rare Blue Whale Surface Next To Tour Boat In New England
'We Were In Awe': Watch Rare Blue Whale Surface Next To Tour Boat In New England Anyone aboard a boat in northeastern Massachusetts on Monday, July 8, got a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse at the world's largest mammal: a blue whale in the wild.  Tour organizers gushed about the experience on the Cape Ann Whale Watch Facebook page shortly after returning to shore.  A video posted from the trip highlights the moment tourists learn they are seeing the elusive animal, sending cheers across the deck.  This is my 21st season with CAWW and today's 2 trips are right there in the top 3 if not THE top one! Today I got my... Posted by Cape Ann Whale Watch on Monday, July 8, 2024…
COVID-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases COVID-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases
Covid-19: New LB.1 Variant Sees Climb In Infections Amid Nationwide Uptick In Cases Cases of a new COVID-19 variant are on the rise nationally as the spread of the virus overall is climbing, according to brand-new data from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). The highly contagious variant, LB.1, now accounts for 17.5 percent of US cases in the two weeks ending Saturday, June 22. LB.1 cases have more than doubled since May, and some experts think it could be on a path to surpass two offshoots of the highly contagious Omicron variant who are part of the so-called "FLiRT" group: KP.3 and KP. 2. Combined, those two subvariants account for mo…
1 Rescued From CT River After Kayak Capsizes 1 Rescued From CT River After Kayak Capsizes
1 Rescued From CT River After Kayak Capsizes One person was rescued from a Connecticut river after their kayak capsized as dusk approached. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 7:50 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, in the Quinnipiac River in North Haven. According to North Haven Fire Chief Paul Januszewski, the department responded to the river for the report of a kayak that had capsized with people in the water.  Another 911 call was placed and answered by Hamden, resulting in both North Haven and Hamden fire departments responding to the Quinnipiac River.  North Haven firefighters deployed a boat from a launch on Sacke…
Trio On Run After Robbing CT Shop At Gunpoint: Police Trio On Run After Robbing CT Shop At Gunpoint: Police
Trio On Run After Robbing CT Shop At Gunpoint: Police Police in Connecticut are on the hunt for three men who allegedly robbed a smoke shop at gunpoint, making off with cash and goods. The incident occurred in New Haven County around 7 p.m.,  Saturday, June 29, at Moe's Smoke Shop at 213 Pershing Drive in Ansonia. According to Lt. Patrick Lynch of the Ansonia Police, an investigation revealed that a store clerk reported that a man approached the shop's door.  As the clerk opened the door, two other men entered the shop armed with handguns and proceeded to rob the store. The suspects stole several hundred dollars in cash and about $…
Steven Bannon Set To Report To Danbury Prison To Serve Sentence Steven Bannon Set To Report To Danbury Prison To Serve Sentence
Steven Bannon Set To Report To Danbury Prison To Serve Sentence Steve Bannon, a once trusted strategist to former President Donald Trump, is set to report to prison Monday, July 1, in Fairfield County. Bannon, a conservative podcaster, is set to begin a four-month sentence at the federal prison in Danbury for defying a congressional subpoena that was investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riots. The 70-year-old had turned to the US Supreme Court to avoid reporting to prison. That request was denied on Friday, June 28, by the court. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, as of 11 a.m. Monday, Bannon had not yet reported to "any" federal prison.&nb…
5 Killed After Plane Crashes In Upstate NY 5 Killed After Plane Crashes In Upstate NY
5 Killed After Plane Crashes In Upstate NY Five people were killed after a small plane crashed in upstate New York. Click here for a new, updated story - Plane Crash IDs: 5 Killed Were Family Members Who Were In Cooperstown For Baseball Tournament The single-engine Piper PA-46 went down in Catskill Park around 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, in the small Delaware County village of Sidney. According to the Federation Aviation Administration (FAA), the plane had departed from Oneonta about 20 minutes earlier. The identities of the five onboard have not yet been released. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is leading the…
Potent Storm Knocks Out Power In Connecticut: Breakdown By County Potent Storm Knocks Out Power In Connecticut: Breakdown By County
Potent Storm Knocks Out Power In Connecticut: Breakdown By County Thousands are without power after a severe storm swept through the Northeast. At around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30, a total of around 2,400 customers in Connecticut are without electricity, according to poweroutage.us. Here's a breakdown by counties: Tolland - 623 Hartford - 436 Middlesex - 345 Litchfield - 312 New London - 233 Windham - 202 New Haven - 105 Fairfield - 103 A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect for the entire region from around midday to 7 p.m. Sunday. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.