Michael Mashburn

Reporter

mmashburn@dailyvoice.com

Michael joined the Daily Voice team in April 2022 covering news throughout New York, including the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, and Long Island.

He previously worked as a radio reporter covering local news and traffic for ABC News Radio affiliates KTAR in Phoenix and KOMO in Seattle.

Michael graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in May 2014. 

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Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness' Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness'
Internet Providers Would Be Forced To Issue Outage Credits Under NY Bill: 'Matter Of Fairness' New York lawmakers are considering legislation that would force internet providers to compensate customers for service outages. Under the “Internet Service Outage Consumer Protection Act,” providers would be required to issue prorated bill credits to customers for any service outages lasting more than an hour. The bill was introduced by Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, who represents the 111th Assembly District covering parts of Schenectady County. “In today’s digital age, reliable internet service is not just a convenience, but a necessity,” he said. “When service is disrupted,…
Mutilated Dog 'Niva' Euthanized After Bellport Man's Abuse, DA Says Mutilated Dog 'Niva' Euthanized After Bellport Man's Abuse, DA Says
Mutilated Dog 'Niva' Euthanized After Bellport Man's Abuse, DA Says A Long Island man is accused of mutilating his dog and then foregoing veterinary care for weeks, ultimately leading to the animal’s death. David Iglesias, age 34, of Bellport, was arraigned on animal cruelty and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, July 12, in connection with the death of his female canine, Niva. According to the Suffolk County DA’s office, Niva was attacked by Iglesias’ other dog in November 2022, leaving her severely injured. Instead of seeking medical care, prosecutors said Iglesias brought Niva down to his basement, cut her injured ears off, and then use…
'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River 'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River
'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River Newly released video shows the intense moments that led up to a parolee drowning in the Hudson River while attempting to flee from police on a bicycle. The Rensselaer County incident happened in Troy, near 1st Avenue and 116th Street, on Monday evening, July 8. According to Troy Police, an officer was attempting to interview 33-year-old Melquan Simpson, of Troy, about illegal drug sales and prostitution near 2nd Avenue and 116th Street when the man took off on a bicycle. Earlier Report: Man Drowns During Bicycle Pursuit With Troy Police Simpson continued riding south in the alleywa…
Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers
Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers Don’t fall for it. Police in Connecticut are warning residents to be on the lookout for scammers who are impersonating law enforcement officers. In Fairfield County, the Greenwich Police Department issued a warning Friday, July 12, that residents have received phone calls from a “Detective Steve McMorris” about purported outstanding summons. The caller claims to be from the Greenwich Police Department of the Old Greenwich Police Department. “This call is a scam and DO NOT reply,” the agency said on Facebook. “The Greenwich Police Department does not have anyone by that name, and the Old …
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…
‘Forever Grateful’: Pizzeria In Cohoes Closing After 14 Years ‘Forever Grateful’: Pizzeria In Cohoes Closing After 14 Years
‘Forever Grateful’: Pizzeria In Cohoes Closing After 14 Years A pizzeria boasting the largest pies around is approaching its final dinner service after more than a decade in business. In Albany County, Pop’s Pizza – located in Cohoes at 148 Columbia Street – will permanently close on Saturday, July 20. “It is with mixed emotions that we announce the closing of Pop’s after 14 wonderful years of serving the communities of Cohoes, Latham, Troy, Waterford, and Watervliet,” owner Alyssa Apisa said on Facebook. Opened in 2010, Pop’s Pizza serves over a dozen specialty pizzas, calzones, hot subs, and appetizers. Among the dishes to earn shoutouts on Yelp ar…
Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In West Hartford That Killed Woman, Toddler: Police Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In West Hartford That Killed Woman, Toddler: Police
Drunk Driver Caused Wrong-Way I-84 Crash In West Hartford 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…
Decomposed Body Found Inside Albany Home; Suspect Accused Of Hiding Corpse Decomposed Body Found Inside Albany Home; Suspect Accused Of Hiding Corpse
Decomposed Body Found Inside Albany Home; Suspect Accused Of Hiding Corpse Police are investigating after a dead body was found inside a home in the region. Albany County Sheriff’s deputies made the shocking discovery at an Albany residence in the West Hill neighborhood, located on Sheridan Avenue near Henry Johnson Boulevard, on Thursday, July 11. Deputies obtained a search warrant for the home after learning of a possibly deceased individual inside. During their search, investigators located a body showing visible signs of decomposition, Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said. One person was arrested on suspicion of concealing a human corpse, a felony. Neith…
Tragic Update: 2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From North Haven Swimming Pool Tragic Update: 2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From North Haven Swimming Pool
Tragic Update: 2-Year-Old Dies After Being Pulled From North Haven Swimming Pool A toddler has died days after being pulled unconscious from a residential swimming pool on Long Island. Emergency crews in Southampton were called to a North Haven residence on Sunset Beach Road for a 2-year-old boy who was found floating in a pool at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7. Southampton Town Police said medics performed CPR on the child as he was transported to Southampton Hospital. He was later transferred to Stony Brook University Hospital. On Friday, July 12, police announced that the boy died at the hospital on Wednesday, July 10. The incident is being investigated by Southa…
NY Police Chief Arrested On Harassment, Unlawful Imprisonment Charges Days After Promotion NY Police Chief Arrested On Harassment, Unlawful Imprisonment Charges Days After Promotion
NY Police Chief Arrested On Harassment, Unlawful Imprisonment Charges Days After Promotion A newly promoted police chief in upstate New York is facing criminal charges following a complaint from his estranged wife. In Washington County, Cambridge-Greenwich Police Chief Robert Danko was taken into custody Wednesday, July 10, on suspicion of harassment and unlawful imprisonment charges stemming from an alleged domestic incident. Sheriff's officials did not elaborate on the specific nature of the allegations. The arrest came exactly one week after the 44-year-old Danko, a resident of Salem, was sworn in as chief of police on Wednesday, July 3. He was released following his arraignm…
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