Penn State York Soccer Coach Has 3 Strokes After Roller Coaster Ride Penn State York Soccer Coach Has 3 Strokes After Roller Coaster Ride
Penn State York Soccer Coach Has 3 Strokes After Roller Coaster Ride The assistant coach of Penn State University York Men's soccer team had a stroke after riding "a local rollercoaster" his family says.  Scotty Patrick suffered a tear in a layer of a major artery in his neck "allowing blood to leak and clot" after the ride on the coaster with "twists and turns erratically pulling powerful Gs," his mom Nancy Patrick wrote in GoFundMe. "He knew he was sick after he rode the coaster but did not know that he’d torn the major artery at the back of his neck that supplies blood to his brain."  Since then the dad of two had bad headaches, and suffere…
Southcentral PA Special-Ed Teacher Admits To 'Inappropriate' Relationship With Student Southcentral PA Special-Ed Teacher Admits To 'Inappropriate' Relationship With Student
Southcentral PA Special-Ed Teacher Admits To 'Inappropriate' Relationship With Student A former Pennsylvania Special Education teacher and soccer coach has pleaded guilty to half a dozen charges following an "inappropriate" relationship with a student, authorities announced late on Monday, Sept. 25.  The now former Susquehannock High School Special Education teacher, Emily Lehneis, 30, of Hanover, was charged with the following: solicitation to production of child pornography, unlawful contact with a minor, obscenity, institutional sexual assault, and corruption of minors, according to the Southern York Regional Police Department. Her charges stemmed from a six-mont…
Water Outage Shutters School In Central PA Water Outage Shutters School In Central PA
Water Outage Shutters School In Central PA A Central Pennsylvania elementary school is closed due to a water shortage.  The sudden announcement of the closure came from the Lower Dauphin School District around 7 a.m. on Sept. 21 — the same day as the closure.  Only the Londonderry Elementary School within the direct is affected by the outage and closure.   All other schools in the district will operate on normal schedules, according to the district.
These Pennsylvania Schools Named 2023 Blue Ribbon Winners These Pennsylvania Schools Named 2023 Blue Ribbon Winners
These Pennsylvania Schools Named 2023 Blue Ribbon Winners Thirteen Pennsylvania schools were named 2023 Blue Ribbon winners. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program, a part of the United States Department of Education, announces hundreds of recipients of the award each year. The award was created to recognize schools that are considered outstanding, and the winners are honored at an awards ceremony in Washington, DC, where schools receive plaques and flags. The ten Pennsylvania schools that received the award this year are listed below, along with links to the Blue Ribbon overview of each: Boyce Middle School, Pittsburgh Central Bucks Hig…
Temple University President Collapses, Dies Following Memorial Event Temple University President Collapses, Dies Following Memorial Event
Temple University President Collapses, Dies Following Memorial Event Temple University Acting President JoAnne A. Epps died suddenly on Tuesday afternoon, the university has announced. Epps was attending a memorial service at Temple when she "became ill," the university said in a statement. She was rushed to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead at 3:15 p.m., they said. "There are no words that can describe the gravity and sadness of this loss," the statement reads. "President Epps was a devoted servant and friend who represented the best parts of Temple. She spent nearly 40 years of her life serving this university, and it goes without saying…
Students Onboard In Litiz School Bus Crash: Authorities Students Onboard In Litiz School Bus Crash: Authorities
Students Onboard In Litiz School Bus Crash: Authorities One person was hurt following a school bus crash in Lititz on Friday morning, Sept. 15. The Conestoga Valley School District bus was involved in a crash with another vehicle around 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 15, according to the Lititz Fire Company.  The crash happened at the intersection of Spruce and Orange streets.  The bus had students onboard and was heading to the Warwick middle or high school, according to the police. No one on the bus was harmed. The injured person was the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash. They were taken to an area hospital but the extent of th…
Manhunt Ends In Harrisburg Following Shelter-In-Place Order In Camp Hill Manhunt Ends In Harrisburg Following Shelter-In-Place Order In Camp Hill
Manhunt Ends In Harrisburg Following Shelter-In-Place Order In Camp Hill The Camp Hill School District was placed under a shelter-in-place order by Cumberland County Officials on Thursday, Sept. 14. Around 11:30 a.m. police released a detailing the cause of the shelter-in-place order was due to a search for a wanted man. The U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force was attempting to serve an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Brian Acosta Melendez of 1913 Arlington Street Apartment number 1 "for Robbery and Firearms charges stemming from an incident that occurred on September 4th, 2023 in Sunbury PA Northumberland County," the Camp Hill Police explained.  But, A…
Girl Orphaned: MD Man Shot PA Mom Before Turning Gun On Himself Girl Orphaned: MD Man Shot PA Mom Before Turning Gun On Himself
Girl Orphaned: MD Man Shot PA Mom Before Turning Gun On Himself A police standoff in York County has ended with a murder-suicide, York County Coroner Pam Gay told Daily Voice.  A 31-year-old Prince George's, Maryland resident Devon Elias shot 29-year-old Megan Caitlyn Saunders in the chest before shooting himself in the head, around 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13, according to the York County Coroner's office. Chief Deputy Coroner Tania Zech was called to the scene to investigate and certify the deaths at 2:47 p.m. This incident is from an "apparent domestic incident" and the time of death was recorded as 3:35 p.m., as stated in the coroner's release.…
2 Woodland Hills HS Seniors Found Dead, Shots Heard By Housing Authority, Police Say 2 Woodland Hills HS Seniors Found Dead, Shots Heard By Housing Authority, Police Say
2 Woodland Hills HS Seniors Found Dead, Shots Heard By Housing Authority, Police Say Two high school seniors were found dead in a street in Pennsylvania, authorities announced on Monday.  The two slain 17-year-old Woodland Hills High School students have been identified as Rimel Lamour Williamson and Nazir Parker, by the county medical examiner.  A homicide investigation has been launched after an Allegheny County Housing Authority Officer found the student's bodies on Center Street in Braddock around 11 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 27, according to county police.  The Allegheny County Police Department's Homicide Unit was called to the area shortly after the housin…
Best Colleges In PA: Website Releases 2024 Rankings Best Colleges In PA: Website Releases 2024 Rankings
Best Colleges In PA: Website Releases 2024 Rankings The grades have been posted. Just in time for the 2023-24 school year, Niche.com has released its list of best colleges in Pennsylvania. In fact, several universities in the Commonwealth also made the popular ranking site's list of best colleges in America — with UPenn coming in at No. 7 (click here to read up on how the list was compiled). The top 10 universities in Pennsylvania according to Niche are: No. 1. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia No. 2. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh No. 3. Swarthmore College No. 4. Villanova University No. 5. Haverford College No. 6. Le…
Teen Girl MedEvac'd After Struck By Car In Gettysburg: Police Teen Girl MedEvac'd After Struck By Car In Gettysburg: Police
Teen Girl MedEvac'd After Struck By Car In Gettysburg: Police An 18-year-old girl has been hospitalized after being struck in a crosswalk in Gettysburg, police announced on Friday.  The Gettysburg College Student was crossing Washington Street at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue around 11 a.m. on Aug. 25.  A 78-year-old Gettysburg resident driving a 2008 Toyota van was traveling west on Lincoln Ave and attempted to turn south onto North Washington St. "The van struck the pedestrian who was reported to be in the crosswalk," the police said.  Another driver was stopped at the intersection and later told police that they waived the girl…
BOMB THREAT: Central PA HS Evacuated During Second Day BOMB THREAT: Central PA HS Evacuated During Second Day
Bomb Threat: Central PA HS Evacuated During Second Day A high school in Central Pennsylvania was briefly evacuated due to a "perceived threat" on the second day of school. At 9:30 a.m. Dover Area High School Administrators and Northern York County Regional Police Department School Resource Officers learned that a student "had been talking to others about bombs planted in the cafeteria," according to a police release on Thursday afternoon. Around 10:15 a.m. a letter was sent to parents and guardians of Dover Area High School students informing them the students had been evacuated on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023.  A mom captured the evacuation i…
Boys DID NOT Have AR-15 Causing Central PA School To Lockdown: State Police Boys DID NOT Have AR-15 Causing Central PA School To Lockdown: State Police
Boys DID NOT Have AR-15 Causing Central PA School To Lockdown: State Police Multiple callers to 911 claimed to see two boys with an AR-15 walking towards a school, but what Pennsylvania State Police discovered was a bit different.  The 16 and 13-year-old boys were reportedly dressed in camouflage carrying the weapon towards the Greenwood School District just after noon on Tuesday, Aug. 22, according to a state police release.  The school followed lockdown procedures while PSP Lewistown and Aviation searched for the boys.  With help from the helicopter, they were located by state police.  The boys were discovered in the 100 block of North Marke…
Man Masturbating In Front Of Children At Elementary School Caught On Camera: PA State Police Man Masturbating In Front Of Children At Elementary School Caught On Camera: PA State Police
Man Masturbating In Front Of Children At Elementary School Caught On Camera: PA State Police A 19-year-old was filmed masturbating in front of a group of children at an elementary school, Pennsylvania State Police detailed in court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Michael Anthony Robert Moats was with a group of children at St. Thomas Elementary School when stepped away from the group  —  exposed his genitals and masturbated around 7:15 p.m. on July 30, 2023, according to the affidavit of probable cause.  He then was approached by a child in the group, and stopped, but when four other children approached him, he spoke with them and then began mastur…
'Sex Offense' Between Student, Teacher At PA High School, Police Say 'Sex Offense' Between Student, Teacher At PA High School, Police Say
'Sex Offense' Between Student, Teacher At PA High School, Police Say A teacher has been arrested for a "sex offense" with a student at Pennsylvania high school, police announced on Wednesday morning.  Christopher Thompson has been charged following an investigation by the Susquehanna Regional Police on July 25, 2023. The department received a tip about the incident at Donegal High School between a teacher and a student on March 10, 2023. After numerous interviews, it was determined that the 50-year-old "teacher did make unlawful contact with the student to a degree that warranted charges," the police said. Thompson has been charged with the follo…
PA Coach, Teacher Had 'Inappropriate Relationship With Students' Authorities Say PA Coach, Teacher Had 'Inappropriate Relationship With Students' Authorities Say
PA Coach, Teacher Had 'Inappropriate Relationship With Students' Authorities Say A 57-year-old baseball coach and special education teacher has been changed for indecent sexual contact with minors he coached.   Daniel C. Waters, was the lead baseball coach and a special education teacher in the Chester Upland School District.  🎉 Baseball Team Receives Local Donation 🎉 We are excited to share that the Chester Clippers Baseball team has received... Posted by The Chester Upland School District on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 The Glen Mills resident was slapped with 24 charges on Tuesday, July 25, 2023— 18 of which are felonies, according to the …
PA Charter School CEO Who Stole US Gov't Funds Won't Have Jail Time PA Charter School CEO Who Stole US Gov't Funds Won't Have Jail Time
PA Charter School CEO Who Stole US Gov't Funds Won't Have Jail Time A charter school's CEO and President who pleaded guilty to stealing funds from a federal grant program that was meant for the school where he worked— won't go to jail, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Thursday, June 23, 2023. Leonard Hart of Mount Wolf, the former CEO and principal of Lincoln Charter School in York admitted to nearly 20 false and fraudulent reimbursement requests between 2018 and 2020, on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022, according to a previous release by the US Department of Justice. Hart "obtained by fraud and misapplied approximatel…
Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit
Penn State Professor Rapes Dog Multiple Times: Affidavit A Penn State chemical engineering professor was caught raping a dog in a state forest — and it wasn't the first time, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  A trail camera intended to catch hand sanitizer thieves captured 64-year-old Chemical Engineering Professor, Themis Matsoukas committing multiple sexual acts with his collie near the restrooms at Rothrock State Forest on April 13, 2023, according to the criminal complaint filed by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The dog was attached to its leash during the acts, the rangers ex…
Girl Who Went Missing Leaving Central PA School Found, Police Say Girl Who Went Missing Leaving Central PA School Found, Police Say
Girl Who Went Missing Leaving Central PA School Found, Police Say UPDATE: Madison Fazzolari was found safe on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, police announced late that evening.  She "has been reunited with her family," the police said adding "Thank you to everyone that provided tips in this case." No additional information was released. ORIGINAL: A 15-year-old girl went missing after school on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, Swatara Township Police said. Madison Fazzolari left her school with a friend "who dropped her off in the 6100 block of Evelyn Street," the police said. She has been missing ever since, according to the police. A description of what she wa…
PA School Staff Sends Nudes To Students Using Snapchat, Police Say PA School Staff Sends Nudes To Students Using Snapchat, Police Say
PA School Staff Sends Nudes To Students Using Snapchat, Police Say An Elizabethtown middle school paraprofessional working as an in-school suspension monitor allegedly used Snapchat to send an unknown number of students nude images and— started having sexual contact with a 15-year-old, police announced on Friday, May 26, 2023.  Megan Carlisle, 37, of Elizabethtown, sent the photos and images to numerous middle school students, Northwest Regional Police said.  She is also accused of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old boy who was a student in the classroom of the employee. "Carlisle had touched and caressed his genital area during…
Student Shot Classmate Dead Outside PA School, Police Say Student Shot Classmate Dead Outside PA School, Police Say
Student Shot Classmate Dead Outside PA School, Police Say One 15-year-old boy is dead and his peer has been arrested for his murder, police in Pittsburgh say.  Derrick Harris was fired upon 11 times in front of Oliver Citywide Academy around 7:25 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, Pittsburgh police announced later that afternoon.  Police Zone 1 Units arrived to find Harris "shot multiple times outside Oliver Citywide Academy's front entrance. Officers administered CPR and first aid and requested medics," police stated in the release. Jamier Perry was spotted running from the scene with a firearm. He "was taken into custody without fu…
'Gun' Held By Masked Man Causes Lockdown In Mt. Holly Springs, PSP Says 'Gun' Held By Masked Man Causes Lockdown In Mt. Holly Springs, PSP Says
'Gun' Held By Masked Man Causes Lockdown In Mt. Holly Springs, PSP Says A Carlisle elementary was locked down when people saw a masked man carrying what looked like a gun walking nearby on Thursday, May 18, 2023, according to Pennsylvania State Police.  W.G. Rice Elementary School, part of the South Middleton Area School District, locked down while police looked for the man, authorities say.  Zachary Kramer, 20, of Carlisle was found with a backpack that contained a realistic air soft gun, suspected drugs, and drug paraphernalia, PSP said. The school's lockdown only lasted from 9 to 9:45 a.m., according to the school.  None of Kramer's threats …
Police Incident In Enola OVER, Police Say (UPDATE) Police Incident In Enola OVER, Police Say (UPDATE)
Police Incident In Enola Over, Police Say (Update) UPDATE: The police incident ended around 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2023, according to an updated release by the East Pennsboro Township Police Department.  "This incident is now cleared. Residents can resume normal activity," the police said. The suspect being sought was reportedly having a mental health crisis and was found in the woods by Tower Road, according to ABC27.  Daily Voice has been unable to independently confirm that.  Following Daily Voice for any additional update on this incident.  ORIGINAL: All the East Pennsboro Area Schools have been locked dow…
'Flying Ants' Close Central PA HS 'Flying Ants' Close Central PA HS
'Flying Ants' Close Central PA HS A bizarre and buggy lunch has led school officials to let students buzz off early. Lower Dauphin High School in Hummelstown with be dismissed early after "flying ants" apparently swarmed the school's cafeteria, according to a Facebook post by school officials around 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2023.  The post reads in part: "ALERT - Lower Dauphin High School will DISMISS today at 10:30 am on Friday, May 12, due to flying ants in the high school cafeteria which will prevent us from having lunch." All other schools will remain in session and be dismissed at regular times.
Man Sneaks Into Sleeping Child's Bed For Sex Near Elementary School In Lancaster, Police Say Man Sneaks Into Sleeping Child's Bed For Sex Near Elementary School In Lancaster, Police Say
Man Sneaks Into Sleeping Child's Bed For Sex Near Elementary School In Lancaster, Police Say A 33-year-old Lancaster man would sneak into an acquaintance's home while they were out or asleep so he could have sex with their child, authorities announced in a release on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.  David Ray Lopez, would watch and wait, or call and make sure the parents were out before sneaking into the home and sliding into the child's bed— multiple times— between May and August of 2022, Manheim Township police detailed in the release.  After a third adult witnessed Lopez entering the home and knocking on the child's door— he fled and authorities were called, according to th…
13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says 13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says
13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says A 13-year-old boy was struck dead while riding a scooter across Carlisle Pike on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, according to a release by the Cumberland County Coroner’s Office the following day.  Jaron J. Li of Mechanicsburg was struck dead in the vicinity of Silver Spring and Lambs Gap roads in Hampden Township around 8 p.m., as detailed in the release.   Jaron was with three of his friends at the time and "They were all trying to cross from the North side to the South side of Carlisle Pike when Li was struck by a vehicle travelling East on Carlisle Pike," Coroner Cha…
Preschooler In Diapers Lost At Intersection In Central PA, Police Say Preschooler In Diapers Lost At Intersection In Central PA, Police Say
Preschooler In Diapers Lost At Intersection In Central PA, Police Say A three to five year old girl was found all alone wearing nothing but a pink t-shirt and diapers, Steelton Borough Police announced on Thursday, March 30, 2023 around 9:20 a.m. The police were searching for the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the girl who was found near the intersection of Swatara Street and South River Alley in the Borough that morning.  They believed she is possibly mixed race. The police also noted that her shirt read "Bestie," she had one hoop earring in her left ear, and was wearing blue hair ties.  With the public's help the girl's family was located just befor…
Statement On 'Computer Generated Swatting' After Schools Across PA Evacuated: State Police Statement On 'Computer Generated Swatting' After Schools Across PA Evacuated: State Police
Statement On 'Computer Generated Swatting' After Schools Across PA Evacuated: State Police Pennslyvania state police have released a statement after a large number of local and state police were called to schools—primarily Catholic schools, across Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 29, 2023.  At some schools students and staff were evacuated, and police surrounded the buildings with gun drawn, like at Central Catholic and Oakland Catholic high schools. Police were also called— although no guns were drawn— to schools in Bishop Carroll, Altoona Area, Forest Hills and Bellefonte. Forest Hills School officials released the following statement: "Due to suspicious activi…
Stolen Gun Found In Elementary School Student's Backpack In PA: Police Stolen Gun Found In Elementary School Student's Backpack In PA: Police
Stolen Gun Found In Elementary School Student's Backpack In PA: Police A central Pennsylvania elementary student brought a stolen gun and drugs to school, authorities say. The gun— without a magazine or any ammunition— was found in the juvenile's backpack— along with marijuana, at Elizabeth R. Martin Elementary School at 2000 Wabank Road, Manheim Township on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, area police said in a release the following afternoon.  "School staff took notice of irregularities regarding the behavior of the student and conducted a preliminary investigation," the police stated in the release. Officers were called to the school at 11:07 a.m. The firear…
Children Charged For Making Threats Against Central PA Schools: Police Children Charged For Making Threats Against Central PA Schools: Police
Children Charged For Making Threats Against Central PA Schools: Police Multiple children have been charged in connection with threats made against the Steelton-Highspire School District and the Rowland Academy on March 20, 2023, police say.  The Swatara Township Police Department received a report after someone spotted the social media they made.  The children are believed to between the ages of 13 and 18 years old since most social media sites have a minimum age requirement, but it is not confirmed and it is possible the juveniles lied about their ages to use the unnamed site.  "Officers and Detectives immediately began working with school dis…
McKees Rocks Officer Shooting Suspect ID'd, Arrest Made: Authorities McKees Rocks Officer Shooting Suspect ID'd, Arrest Made: Authorities
McKees Rocks Officer Shooting Suspect ID'd, Arrest Made: Authorities The man accused of shooting act law enforcement officers in western Pennsylvania on Feb. 27, 2023— which sent multiple schools into lockdowns— has been identified and arrested authorities announced on Thursday, March 16, 2023. Eric Nathaniel Durah Jr., 25, was arrested at his Penn Hills home on March 16, according to the release.  No law enforcement officers were hurt when he allegedly opened fire at  "agents and task force officers with the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General (PAOAG) Narcotics Task Force were following a narcotic suspect’s vehicle in unmarked vehicles," aroun…