Former Hagerstown Hockey Player Killed In Waynesboro Crash: PA State Police Former Hagerstown Hockey Player Killed In Waynesboro Crash: PA State Police
Former Hagerstown Hockey Player Killed In Waynesboro Crash: PA State Police A 21-year-old man who was a former popular Hagerstown Youth Hockey Association player died in a car crash in Waynesboro on Sunday, officials announced on June 24.  Benjamin "Ben" Browall of Waynesboro, PA previously of Hagerstown, MD, was the passenger in a 2002 Subaru sedan driven by Kirkland M. Knepper, 23 also of Waynesboro when a wild crash happened just before 8 p.m. on June 23, according to a release by the Pennsylvania State Police.  While in the 5000 block of Old Forge Road, Quincy Township heading south, Knepper left the roadway for an unknown reason — striking a tree, ro…
PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities
PA 18-Year-Old ID'd After Drowning In Susquehanna River: Authorities An 18-year-old man drowned in the Susquehanna River on Saturday, police announced on June 23.  The incident began when Gavin Frey of Howard, PA was swimming with a 22-year-old friend in the Susquehanna River between the City Beach and Riverview Park around 4:45 p.m. on June 22, Lock Haven City Police explain and he was later identified by the Clinton County Coroner Zach Hanna. The police and local fire and EMS were called to a water rescue "for two males who had been swimming and began yelling for help," as stated in the police release.  The 22-year-old man was rescued by a pri…
COLD CASE: Philly Man Found Dead Off Turnpike In Lancaster County COLD CASE: Philly Man Found Dead Off Turnpike In Lancaster County
Cold CASE: Philly Man Found Dead Off Turnpike In Lancaster County State police investigators hope to shed new light on the 1991 murder of a West Philadelphia man.  Derek Michael Mason was last seen leaving his South 39th Street home in October of that year, according to troopers.  His remains were discovered off the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Clay Township, Lancaster County in January 1992. Authorities determined that he had been murdered, but it took until 2023 to identify him using DNA evidence, police say.  Mason was known by the nicknames "Hawkeye" and "Hawk." State police said there is an upcoming block party in Mason's old neighborhoo…
PA Lotto Player Becomes Millionaire At Newsstand PA Lotto Player Becomes Millionaire At Newsstand
PA Lotto Player Becomes Millionaire At Newsstand A Pennsylvania Lottery player in South Philadelphia paid $30 for $3 million. The lucky winner earned a prize playing the $160 Million Cash Blowout scratch-off, said lotto officials on Monday, June 24.  Saloni Newsstand at 310 Oregon Avenue will receive a $10,000 check for selling the winning ticket, state gaming representatives said.  Scratch-off winners have up to one year from the game's end-sale date to claim their prize. Winners should immediately sign the back of their ticket and call the Lottery at 1-800-692-7481 to file a claim.  To learn more, visit palott…
Autopsy Results Released For Son Of Former US Ambassador Shot Dead In Pennsylvania Autopsy Results Released For Son Of Former US Ambassador Shot Dead In Pennsylvania
Autopsy Results Released For Son Of Former US Ambassador Shot Dead In Pennsylvania The autopsy results for the 52-year-old son of a former US Ambassador have been released following a shooting in Harrisburg, authorities announced on June 25.  Paul Kattouf of Susquehanna Township was found shot dead in the 200 block of State Street (between Second and Third streets) around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, according to the releases by Harrisburg police and the Dauphin County Coroner's office.  "Officers in the area were also able to quickly stop and detain a person of interest," as stated in the police release.   Kattouf's autopsy was conducted on Tue…
Pennsylvania Woman Drowns In Waterfall At Glacier National Park (UPDATED) Pennsylvania Woman Drowns In Waterfall At Glacier National Park (UPDATED)
Pennsylvania Woman Drowns In Waterfall At Glacier National Park (Updated) A 26-year-old Pennsylvania woman died after falling into the water at Glacier National Park in Montana, according to officials.  The National Parks Service said Gillian Tones of North Apollo slipped on a rock and fell into the water above St. Mary Falls on Sunday afternoon, June 23.  Witnesses said Tones was washed over the falls and trapped underwater for "several minutes," rangers said in a release. Bystanders pulled her from the bottom of the falls and rendered CPR before EMTs arrived in a helicopter.  She never regained consciousness and was pronounced dead at 7 p.m…
Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says
Maryland Mom Who Beat Cancer Killed in Pennsylvania Crash, Family Says A 56-year-old cancer survivor tragically died in a car crash, her family announced on Sunday, June 23.  Kimberly "Kim" Shock Fowler of the 1000 block of Ridge Road in Whiteford, Maryland was found dead at the scene of a crash in the 20000 block of Barrens Road South, Hopewell Township, Pennsylvania on Friday, according to a release by the York County Coroner's Office.  Kim was not wearing her seatbelt when her vehicle went "running off the road into a wooded area and striking multiple trees," as stated in the coroner's release.  Neighbors spotted the vehicle in som…
PA Man Sends Nudes To Children 'Almost Every Night' For 3 Years, Police Say PA Man Sends Nudes To Children 'Almost Every Night' For 3 Years, Police Say
PA Man Sends Nudes To Children 'Almost Every Night' For 3 Years, Police Say A 23-year-old man has been texting nude photos and videos of himself to children for the past three years, Manheim Township Police announced on Monday, June 24.  Raul Ramos Jr. of the 100 block of Jennings Drive in Lancaster City, began sending the images when he was 20 years old and the victims were 13 and 12 years old, according to the police release.  After a parent reported the images found on the children's phones, the police searched the phones and confirmed the images and video were sent by Ramos, the police explained.  In an interview with the police on the children …
Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police
Infant Among 4 Amish Injured In Horse-Buggy Crash: PA State Police A 1-year-old girl is in the hospital – along with another Amish child and two adults – following a horse-and-buggy crash, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Sunday, June 23.  The crash began when 83-year-old Charles R. Shannon attempted to drive his 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe around the horse-and-buggy driven by 73-year-old George D. Zimmerman, and then he rear-ended the buggy around 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, PSP Carlisle Trooper Conner Jones wrote in the release.  This happened in the 400 block of Greenspring Road/PA 641 near the intersection with Stamy Road in Ne…
Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA
Out With A Bang: Isolated Tornadoes, Severe Storms Likely To End Heatwave In NJ, PA We're going out with a bang. The final day of heat and humidity in New Jersey and Pennsylvania is expected to precede a brand-new round of strong to severe thunderstorms ahead of the arrival of a cold front, the National Weather Service says. Storm activity on Sunday, June 23, will last from around 2 p.m. until around 11 p.m., with the most severe storms expected starting in the late afternoon and continuing into the evening. According to a weather map from the NWS, marginal storms are likely along the Jersey Shore with severe scattered storms possible across most of New Jersey a…
PA Drunk Driver Was More Than 2X Legal Limit Hours After Ditching Car At Crash Scene, Cops Say PA Drunk Driver Was More Than 2X Legal Limit Hours After Ditching Car At Crash Scene, Cops Say
PA Drunk Driver Was More Than 2X Legal Limit Hours After Ditching Car At Crash Scene, Cops Say A Pennsylvania driver was more than twice the legal limit nearly two hours after she crashed her car and left it at the scene, police said. Heidi R. Hamrick, of New Holland, struck a utility pole at Ranck Road and Don Drive in East Earl Township around 12:10 a.m. June 9, East Earl police said. When officers arrived they found that the driver had fled the scene, but left their vehicle. Officers found Hamrick at her home and noticed signs of alcohol intoxication.  Police believe she had been intoxicated when she crashed her vehicle into the utility pole, they said. At the police …
PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says
PhD Student Accused Of Killing Infant Twin, Abusing Brother In Pittsburgh, Report Says Support is on the rise for a Pennsylvania family grieving the loss of one of their twin boys allegedly at the hands of their babysitter, who is accused of abusing the other as well, multiple news reports say. More than $50,000 had been raised as of Saturday, June 22 on a GoFundMe for first-time parents Savannah Roberts and Ethan Katz. The couple is mourning the loss of 6-week-old Leon, who is survived by his twin brother, Ari. Nicole Virzi, 29, is accused of causing the skull fracture that killed baby Leon, causing him to suffer a brain bleed and fracture on the side of his head, WTAE …