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Convicted Rapist Gives Fake Camp Hill Address To Comply With Meghan's Law, Police Say Convicted Rapist Gives Fake Camp Hill Address To Comply With Meghan's Law, Police Say
Convicted Rapist Gives Fake Camp Hill Address To Comply With Meghan's Law, Police Say A 56-year-old convicted rapist from Pennsylvania is facing charges for reporting a fake address in order to comply with Meghan's Law, authorities said. David Pressler, a lifetime offender who was convicted of rape in May 1996, failed to provide a valid address to Pennsylvania State Police's Megan's Law Section, Camp Hill police said. Police were called to investigate the change of address on the 1800 block of Market Street on May 13, according to police. Pressler was subsequently charged with failure to provide accurate registration information.
Member Of Burglary Crew That Targeted Asian Homeowners On 'Hit List' In NJ, NY, PA, Sentenced Member Of Burglary Crew That Targeted Asian Homeowners On 'Hit List' In NJ, NY, PA, Sentenced
Member Of Burglary Crew That Targeted Asian Homeowners On 'Hit List' In NJ, NY, PA, Sentenced 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A confessed member of a burglary ring that targeted Asian-American small business owners in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison. Kevin Jackson, 57, of Rahway, NJ, must serve a little over two years before he'll be eligible for release because there's no parole in the federal prison system. Jackson was part of a second-story crew that the FBI said worked from a hit list of dozens of homes in the four states based on “stereotype and opportunity" from Dec. 2, 2016, to March 20, 2019. One of Jackson's associates told detectives t…
Woman Struck Dead In Hit-Run: South Lebanon Township Police (UPDATE) Woman Struck Dead In Hit-Run: South Lebanon Township Police (UPDATE)
Woman Struck Dead In Hit-Run: South Lebanon Township Police (Update) A 77-year-old woman has died following a strike by a vehicle that fled the scene in Lebanon County, authorities said on Tuesday.  The woman was struck on Eastfield Drive in South Lebanon Township at 7:37 a.m. on Apri 30, according to the Lebanon County Department of Emergency Services.  The South Lebanon Township Police explained that they arrived at the scene to find the woman dead and the car had fled. A coroner was called to the scene shortly after 10 a.m., LCDES explained.  The woman has only been identified as living in a "neighboring housing development." Her nam…
'Nightmare': PA Exec Among Americans Facing 12 Years In Prison For Ammo Discovery In Caribbean 'Nightmare': PA Exec Among Americans Facing 12 Years In Prison For Ammo Discovery In Caribbean
'Nightmare': PA Exec Among Americans Facing 12 Years In Prison For Ammo Discovery In Caribbean A 31-year-old EMT from Virginia became the most recent American arrested in British territory when authorities found ammunition in his luggage, police said. Tyler Wenrich, who works for the Powhatan Volunteer Rescue Squad, according to his Facebook page, traveled to Grand Turk on a cruise ship and, while going through a security checkpoint, was found with ammunition, the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force said. According to CBS News, police found two bullets in Wenrich's backpack on Saturday, April 20 as he prepared to board a cruise ship. Wenrich appeared before a Grand Turk…
Charming Life Ends In Horror For PA Family At Center Of Double Murder Charming Life Ends In Horror For PA Family At Center Of Double Murder
Charming Life Ends In Horror For PA Family At Center Of Double Murder What started as a dispute over dinner ended in horror for one Pennsylvania family, who appeared to lead an otherwise charming life on social media. Roger Lee Hanks has been charged with two counts of felony homicide and other murder charges after killing his wife, Judith, 75, and daughter, Emily, 37, over a "basic dispute" at the dinner table on Thursday, April 25, as previously reported by Daily Voice. Judith's Instagram page portrays a very different life from the events that unfolded in their East Marlborough Township home on Thursday evening, April 25. With lipstick on her lips or a gl…
Driver On Cocaine Causes Crash Killing 5 — Including Infant — At MD/PA Line: Coroner Driver On Cocaine Causes Crash Killing 5 — Including Infant — At MD/PA Line: Coroner
Driver On Cocaine Causes Crash Killing 5 — Including Infant — At MD/PA Line: Coroner A toxicology report has revealed that the driver of a Honda Accord was on cocaine when he caused a quintuple fatal, three-vehicle crash at the Maryland and Pennsylvania state line, authorities announced in April 2024.  The Fayette County Coroner Dr. Bob Baker previously identified the victims of the crash —  all from Delaware, Ohio — as follows, as Daily Voice reported at the time:  Harold Nibert, 55-years-old.  Bradley Scott Thivener, 47-years-old.  Krystal May, 36-years-old.  Amanda Dawson, 33-years-old. Amanda's son, Kullen Dawson, 7-months-old.  Niber…
2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Pennsylvania 2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Pennsylvania
2.4 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Pennsylvania A 2.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Pennsylvania Friday, April 19. According to the USGS, the quake happened at 8 p.m. one kilometer northeast of Lincoln Park (Berks County). Residents of Catasauqua, Reading, Wernersville, and even one in Potomac, MD all reported feeling the earthquake. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, a 1.3 magnitude quake was reported at 7:50 a.m. 6 kilometers southeast of Califon, apparently an aftershock stemming from the 4.8 magnitude earthquake earlier this month.
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Pennsylvania Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
Surprise Storm Could Follow Sunny Skies In NJ, PA: Forecasters Surprise Storm Could Follow Sunny Skies In NJ, PA: Forecasters
Surprise Storm Could Follow Sunny Skies In NJ, PA: Forecasters A powerful storm system is expected to move through the region following a day of idyllic weather in New Jersey and Pennsylvania on Sunday, April 14, forecasters say. Most of Sunday will be sunny with a high near 72, but come nighttime, the weather is expected to take a drastic turn, according to the National Weather Service. A line of thunderstorms are expected to move into our region from the N or NW Sunday evening. The greatest threat for... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Saturday, April 13, 2024 The storm will make its way to the Northeast fro…
Bright Green Fireball Blazes Across NJ, PA Skies Bright Green Fireball Blazes Across NJ, PA Skies
Bright Green Fireball Blazes Across NJ, PA Skies An earthquake, a total solar eclipse and now a fireball. What a week for weather in the Northeast. Dozens of residents across the region reported seeing a bright green fireball blaze across the sky on before dawn on Wednesday, April 10. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Daily Voice NJ (@dailyvoicenewjersey) Linda Price-Heine captured a fireball in the sky Wednesday, April 10. Daily Voice Linda Price-Heine got a text from her neighbor, Joan Piney, in Wall Township this morning telling her to check her camera, she said…
Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters
Days Of Heavy Rain With Coastal Flooding Coming To NJ, PA: Forecasters Sunny skies are in the rearview, for now. Heavy rain is on the forecast for New Jersey and Pennsylvania for Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12, and AccuWeather forecasters warn conditions could get bad rather quickly. Wednesday, April 10 will be dry and partly sunny with a high near 60, with showers possible overnight. Thursday after 2 p.m. and at night are when showers and thunderstorms are more likely, according to the National Weather Service. "Those with outdoor or travel plans may have to do more than dodge raindrops and flooding in the Midwest and Northeast," reads a report by A…
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: PA Feels Additional Tremors 4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: PA Feels Additional Tremors
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: PA Feels Additional Tremors Hours after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the northeast, several states are once again feeling the earth move in what appears to be an aftershock. Just after 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, the tremors of a 4.0 magnitude earthquake — an aftershock from an earlier 4.8 quake originating in New Jersey — could be felt across the Northeast. Similar to its earlier counterpart, the quake shook buildings across New York City, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, with some reporting feeling it in Pennsylvania and western Massachusetts. Original Story: 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeast T…
PA Victims Scammed Out Of $2.2M By NJ Couple In Bogus Lottery Scheme: Cops PA Victims Scammed Out Of $2.2M By NJ Couple In Bogus Lottery Scheme: Cops
PA Victims Scammed Out Of $2.2M By NJ Couple In Bogus Lottery Scheme: Cops A couple from Secaucus is facing a litany of charges after scamming residents in multiple states out of more nearly $2.2 million, police said. Akeem Lee and Majda Hodzic-Lee called victims in Florida, Minnesota, Arizona, Kansas, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Nebraska, saying they'd won the "Publishers Clearing House Lottery," Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. In exchange for the vehicles and large sums of money the victims were told they won, they were required by Lee and Hodzic-Lee to send cash, money orders and/or gift cards for taxes, fees and IRS …
Wind Advisory In Effect For Adams County Wind Advisory In Effect For Adams County
Wind Advisory In Effect For Adams County The first day of spring is behind us, but winter seems to be sticking around. Snow and rain showers were possible Wednesday evening, March 20, with some snow squalls already having smacked the northernmost parts of New Jersey. From a spotter in High Point earlier, around 4 PM, where 1 to 2" of snow fell quickly in northwest Sussex County NJ, as... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 According to the National Weather Service, flurries were possible in Warren, Sussex, and Morris counties in New Jersey; and across the Lehigh Vall…
PA Fugitive Nabbed After NJ Taxicab Stop PA Fugitive Nabbed After NJ Taxicab Stop
PA Fugitive Nabbed After NJ Taxicab Stop A taxicab passenger who was under the influence of PCP and not wearing a seatbelt turned out to be an ex-con fugitive from Pennsylvania, Haledon police said. Detective Jeffrey Welsh stopped the cab after the driver failed to signal a turn off West Broadway, Deputy Police Chief George Guzman, Jr. said. Angel Collado, 42, of Passaic, who was sitting in back, drew the detective's attention, the deputy chief said. A quick computer check found warrants not only out of Bucks County, PA, but also Clifton and Totowa, Guzman said. Collado -- who records show has a criminal history dating back to h…
Snow Possible In Central PA Several Days This Week: Forecasters Snow Possible In Central PA Several Days This Week: Forecasters
Snow Possible In Central PA Several Days This Week: Forecasters Winter is hanging on for dear life. The temperatures are only going to get colder as spring gets closer (Tuesday, March 19), bringing a chance of snow and snow squalls for some in the Northeast. "After a mild start to the weekend, temperatures will trend to a bit chillier than the historical average from Sunday to Wednesday of this week," an AccuWeather report reads.  "New York City will have multiple days with highs in the mid- to upper 40s, compared to a historical average near 50 degrees this week." St. Patrick's Day will have a high near 55 with a slight chance of showers in the …
Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison In PA Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison In PA
Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison In PA A Somalian man living in Pennsylvania threatened to assassinate President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, and now he's in a Pennsylvania Prison, according to a release by the US Department of Justice on March 15, 2024. Mohamed Farah, 34, who was living in Cumberland County, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson to three years’ imprisonment on Wednesday, March 13.  Following his release, the Court has also imposed a three-year term of probation.  "The indictment alleges that in January 2022, Farah, who is a citizen of Somalia, threatened to ass…
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals From one “tortured poet” to another: the uber-famous Taylor Swift is related to another famous wordsmith, who happens to be from Massachusetts. Taylor Swift, the internationally-loved pop star who recently announced her upcoming album “The Tortured Poets Department,” was discovered to be related to iconic poet Emily Dickinson, NBC’s TODAY Show announced on Monday, March 4. According to Ancestry, who revealed the star-studded lineage to TODAY, Swift and Dickinson are both descendants of a 17th-century English immigrant, who was an early settler in Connecticut, in the Hartford County t…
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast
Drenching Rain, 45 MPH Winds: New Storm Moving Toward Northeast Forecasters are warning of a weekend storm bringing widespread rain and gusty winds to the Northeast, creating yet another flood risk. Thursday, March 7 will be be mild with scattered showers while Friday, March 8 will be mostly sunny with temps in the mid-50s, forecasters say. Saturday, March 9 is when the new storm will begin moving into the region with rain beginning in the afternoon and lasting overnight, according to the National Weather Service. About an inch of rain is expected to fall, which the National Weather Service says isn't much, but given an already-wet ground "there is pot…
Video Shows SWAT Team Arresting Gun Trafficker Who Frequented PA Shows Video Shows SWAT Team Arresting Gun Trafficker Who Frequented PA Shows
Video Shows SWAT Team Arresting Gun Trafficker Who Frequented PA Shows Police have released the video that shows a SWAT team arresting a New Jersey man accused of trafficking guns across multiple state lines, despite being denied a permit to purchase firearms, they said. Following a five-month investigation, Wayne Bagley, 68, of South Brunswick, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop on Thursday, Feb. 29, South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka said. Video shows officers approaching Bagley in a dark blue work van before pulling up and surrounding him. "Hands up," officers can be heard yelling with their guns drawn. "Put your hands up." Once…
Connecticut Couple Killed In Pennsylvania Crash, Bucks County DA Says Connecticut Couple Killed In Pennsylvania Crash, Bucks County DA Says
Connecticut Couple Killed In Pennsylvania Crash, Bucks County DA Says The pair killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Bristol Township over the weekend has been identified as a husband and wife from Brooklyn, Connecticut.  Richard and Rebecca Whiddon, 37 and 33, were passengers in a Nissan that was struck near the corner of Veterans Highway and Ford Road on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 24, Daily Voice reported.  Both were pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The driver and another passenger in the Nissan were also hurt.  In tribute posts on Facebook, loved ones said the married couple was visiting Bucks County to see friends.  "Our family is distrau…
Snow, Hail Could Be Part Of Damaging Mid-Week Storm Headed To NJ, PA: Forecasters Snow, Hail Could Be Part Of Damaging Mid-Week Storm Headed To NJ, PA: Forecasters
Snow, Hail Could Be Part Of Damaging Mid-Week Storm Headed To NJ, PA: Forecasters Forecasters are tracking a gusty storm bringing rain and some snow to parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Rain is expected to begin across both states Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, and continue through Wednesday morning, Feb. 28, the National Weather Service says. ☔️ Multiple rounds of rain & storms will occur across central PA through Wednesday evening, Stay Weather Aware! 1⃣: Tues... Posted by US National Weather Service State College PA on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 While temperatures on Wednesday could reach a high of 60, a steep drop is expected in the evening to around 30, …
PA Family Dollar Employee Bilked $170K Through Workers' Comp Scheme: AG PA Family Dollar Employee Bilked $170K Through Workers' Comp Scheme: AG
PA Family Dollar Employee Bilked $170K Through Workers' Comp Scheme: AG A Delaware woman will spend at least five years in a Pennsylvania prison after admitting to defrauding two employers through a workers' compensation scam, authorities say.  Victoria Newell-Brown, 56, pleaded guilty to 10 felonies in October, said the Attorney General's Office in a release.  In 2019, while working at a Family Dollar store in Philadelphia, prosecutors said Newell-Brown claimed she was "totally disabled" from a fall. The company paid her medical expenses, workers' compensation, and wage-loss benefits for $1,500 every two weeks for over two years, according to of…
Former Lover Wanted For Allegedly Shooting Ex To Surrender After PA Bust Former Lover Wanted For Allegedly Shooting Ex To Surrender After PA Bust
Former Lover Wanted For Allegedly Shooting Ex To Surrender After PA Bust A Maryland man is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend in Harford County, the state's attorney's office announced. Edgewood resident Jamar Deverick Wise, 43, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder this week and agreed to a sentence range of life suspended with all but 80 years suspended without parole for the murder of 46-year-old Kisha Blackwall. On Dec. 20, 2022, deputies from the Harford County Sheriff's Office were called to an Edgewood home when a teen girl advised that Wise and her mother were arguing in the front yard, noting that…
Inmate Dies In Central Pennsylvania Prison, Authorities Say Inmate Dies In Central Pennsylvania Prison, Authorities Say
Inmate Dies In Central Pennsylvania Prison, Authorities Say A convicted felon, serving a maximum of 23 months in the Dauphin County Prison, was found unresponsive on Friday morning, authorities announced that afternoon.  Justin Cofield, 33 of Steelton, began his sentence on Aug. 31, 2023, and was pronounced dead within the prison at 10:08 a.m. on Feb. 23, Dauphin County officials detailed in the release.  DCP officials were called to a medical emergency on I Block at 9:33 a.m. Cofield was found unresponsive in his bunk, lying on his stomach, a correctional officer explained as EMS arrived. EMS made life-saving attempts, but ultim…
Professional Court Jester From York Killed By Cancer Complications In Texas Professional Court Jester From York Killed By Cancer Complications In Texas
Professional Court Jester From York Killed By Cancer Complications In Texas A Pennsylvania native, and professional court jester who worked the Renaissance Faire circuit across the US, has died after battling cancer, so her community is coming to Pennsylvania to celebrate her life on Saturday, Feb. 24.  Tara Lynn Forbes Reed known to many by her jester name "Ima Nutte" passed away from complications of metastasis from her stage four lung cancer on Thursday, Jan. 25, according to her obituary.    Tara was known for her performances with her husband, Marquise or Mark, and 5 of their 8 dogs, as explained in her obituary. The pair of jesters worked the c…
VA Man Who Came To PA For Sex With Child Stays For Prison Sentence: DA VA Man Who Came To PA For Sex With Child Stays For Prison Sentence: DA
VA Man Who Came To PA For Sex With Child Stays For Prison Sentence: DA A Virginia man who pleaded guilty in connection to traveling to Pennsylvania to have sex with a child has been sentenced, the Lancaster County District Attorney's office announced on Tuesday, Feb. 20.  Tanner Iskra, 38 of the 2100 block of Harpoon Drive, Stafford, VA, pleaded guilty in Sept. 2023 to attempted statutory sexual assault (11 years older), attempted corruption of minors, and criminal use of a communication facility, DA Heather Adams detailed in the release.  Iskra was sentenced to 11-23 months in prison, eight years of probation, and he must register as a sex offender …
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination A recall has been issued for several Dole Fresh Vegetables salad kits due to possible Listeria contamination. Dole says the kits were processed on the same line as cheeses produced by Rizo-López Foods, which recalled a line of its dairy products, including cheeses. Related story - Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA "This recall notification is being issued due to the potential for cross-contamination of cheese contained in certain master packs by cheese potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes from our packaged cheese supplier," Dole sai…
Carnival Run By Sex Offender Has Pennsylvania State Police Searching For New Victims Carnival Run By Sex Offender Has Pennsylvania State Police Searching For New Victims
Carnival Run By Sex Offender Has Pennsylvania State Police Searching For New Victims A registered sex offender — who only abused children — secretly ran a carnival business in Pennsylvania and state police fear he may have new victims according to a release on Feb. 8.  Richard Lee Ridley was convicted of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child in 1993 and 2006, as well as open lewdness in 2020 and harassment in 2023, according to the Pennsylvania State Police Megan's Law Sexual Offender Registry and court records.  The 53-year-old Carlisle resident is considered a "sexually violent predator," Trooper Megan Frazer stated in a release.  In June of …
New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast
New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast AccuWeather has released a new weather map ahead of a winter storm approaching the Northeast. The above model shows rain and/or snow taking aim at most of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and northern Maryland early next week, likely sometime Monday, Feb. 12 into Tuesday, Feb. 13. "While the January thaw and break from the stormy pattern extended into early February, there is going to be a change in the pattern with a potentially impactful storm coming swinging across the Midwest and Northeastern states from Monday to Tuesday," AccuWeather Meteorologist Dean DeVore said. Precipitation is expected…
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States —  Including PA 'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States —  Including PA
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States — Including PA A popular hummus sold at Wegmans in eight states and the District of Columbia has been recalled by the company, the FDA announced on Feb. 3.  A producer for Wegmans, Summer Fresh Salads Inc. of Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada has recalled Wegmans Harissa Hummus Topped With Harissa, according to the FDA.  The recall was prompted due to undeclared sesame in the produce. The company explained that people with sesame allergies "run the risk of [a] serious or life-threatening allergic reaction[s] if they consume [this] product." Notably, "No illnesses have been reported to date in connect…