Wildwood Boardwalk, Theme Park Evacuated For Police Activity Wildwood Boardwalk, Theme Park Evacuated For Police Activity
Wildwood Boardwalk, Theme Park Evacuated For Police Activity A popular theme park was evacuated as part of a larger investigation into reports of a man with a gun along a Wildwood pier this weekend, as reported by 6abc. Photos shared to social media show police officers on the beach near Morey's Piers on Saturday, June 22. Cops searching 25th and the beach in North Wildwood! We have reporters on the scene gathering more info! Stay with us... Posted by Watch The Tramcar Please on Saturday, June 22, 2024 North Wildwood police said only that their presence and the evacuation of the pier was due to an incident circulating on social media, and s…
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 …
Gunman Who Wounded 7 In Philadelphia Arrested, Police Say Gunman Who Wounded 7 In Philadelphia Arrested, Police Say
Gunman Who Wounded 7 In Philadelphia Arrested, Police Say A 23-year-old man has been charged in a shooting that left seven people injured in Philadelphia this week police said. Tyheed Harvey faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy, and more in the incident at the corner of Bambrey and Somerset street around 6:20 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, city police said. Harvey and two others pulled up to 26th and Somerset streets in a dark gray Acura TSX and opened fire before fleeing east on Somerset Street, Philadelphia police said. A 46-year-old woman suffered a gunshot wound to her foot, a 29-year-old woman with a gunshot …
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 …
Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA
Stifling Heat Prompts Desperate Pleas From Forecasters Across NJ, PA Temperatures will be the hottest they've been in this stretch of heat this weekend in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, say forecasters urging residents to limit time outside. A heat advisory and excessive heat warning have been issued across both states Saturday, June 22.  Heat index values could exceed 100° this weekend, the National Weather Service said, noting actual temps will spike up to 95 degrees on Saturday, and 98 degrees on Sunday, June 23. A heat advisory has been issued through 6 a.m. Sunday, and an excessive heat warning goes into effect Sunday across the Jersey Shore, m…
Man In Wheelchair Badly Hurt In Hit-Run Crash In Philadelphia, Police Say Man In Wheelchair Badly Hurt In Hit-Run Crash In Philadelphia, Police Say
Man In Wheelchair Badly Hurt In Hit-Run Crash In Philadelphia, Police Say A man in a wheelchair was badly hurt after being hit by a runaway driver early Friday, June 21, Philadelphia police say.  The victim was struck near Vine and Franklin streets minutes after midnight, authorities said in a release. The striking vehicle was westbound from the Vine Street bridge when it hit the victim in the middle of the roadway, according to investigators.  The victim was taken to Jefferson University Hospital in critical condition and no arrest had been made as of Friday afternoon, police said.  An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can call PP…
Coroner Seeks Family Of Late Slatington Man Coroner Seeks Family Of Late Slatington Man
Coroner Seeks Family Of Late Slatington Man Officials are looking for a 77-year-old's next of kin.  Robert A. Wasilauski died from natural causes at his Slatington home on Thursday, June 20, said the Lehigh County Coroner's Office.  Anyone who can contact his loved ones is asked to call the Coroner's Office at 610-782-3426 or email danielbuglio@lehighcounty.org.
Pennsylvania Parents Of 6 Drown In Florida Rip Current, Sheriff Says Pennsylvania Parents Of 6 Drown In Florida Rip Current, Sheriff Says
Pennsylvania Parents Of 6 Drown In Florida Rip Current, Sheriff Says Two Pennsylvania parents drowned in rip currents while vacationing in Pennsylvania Thursday, June 20, authorities said. Brian Warter, 51, and Erica Wishard, 48, were with their six, mostly-teenage children when they got swept out by a rip current at Hutchinson Island, a beach in Martin County Florida, the county sheriff's office said. Two of the teens were with their parents and were able to break the current, the sheriff's office said. They tried to help their parents, but it became too dangerous and they were forced to swim ashore. Martin County Ocean Rescue found Wishard and Warter…
Mugshot Released Of Murderer Whose Mom Was Found Dead In Bloodstained PA Home: Cops Mugshot Released Of Murderer Whose Mom Was Found Dead In Bloodstained PA Home: Cops
Mugshot Released Of Murderer Whose Mom Was Found Dead In Bloodstained PA Home: Cops A 49-year-old man who was arrested for attacking a police officer in Washington DC hours after killing his mother has been extradited to Pennsylvania, police said. William Ingram, of Northampton Township, was returned to Bucks County on Thursday, June 20, where he faces a slew of charges in the chilling death of his 82-year-old mother, Dolores Ingram, District Attorney Jennifer Schorn said. Police were called to Dolores' home on 26024 Beacon Hill Drive on Sunday morning, June 16, after Bucks County radio dispatchers got a call from the Metropolitan D.C. Police Department to check …
Roadwork To Begin In Lower Moreland, PECO Says Roadwork To Begin In Lower Moreland, PECO Says
Roadwork To Begin In Lower Moreland, Peco Says Lower Moreland drivers are advised of upcoming roadwork to begin on July 1.  PECO will be installing new underground gas pipes on Warminster Road, a project that's expected to wrap sometime in October, the utility company says. Work will occur Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Contractor Riggs Distler will be handling the project.  "This work may occur in roadways as well as on sidewalks and potentially on your property," PECO said in a release. "We will also work closely with local officials to minimize the impact on traffic and pedestrians whenever pos…
Trenton Restaurant Owner Preyed On Job Applicant, Sexually Assaulted Others, Authorities Say Trenton Restaurant Owner Preyed On Job Applicant, Sexually Assaulted Others, Authorities Say
Trenton Restaurant Owner Preyed On Job Applicant, Sexually Assaulted Others, Authorities Say The owner of three restaurants in Trenton has been arrested for multiple sexual assaults including a job applicant, authorities said. Gerald Araya, 44, of Ewing, was arrested in Trenton on Wednesday, June 19, according to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, Lawrence Township Police Chief Christopher Longo and Trenton Police Director Steve Wilson.  He is charged with five counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, one count of first-degree sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault, one count of first-degree kidnapping, two counts o…
New Jersey's Most Decorated Battleship Returns To Camden New Jersey's Most Decorated Battleship Returns To Camden
New Jersey's Most Decorated Battleship Returns To Camden The most decorated battleship in U.S. history is returning to Camden. The USS New Jersey is scheduled to return to its dock in Camden on Thursday, June 20 after three months of extensive dry-dock maintenance at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The historic 900-foot-long battleship serves as a floating museum.  It's expected to dock on the Camden Waterfront at about 1:30 p.m. after a layover at Paulsboro Marine Terminal. Public viewing areas include the Camden waterfront, Red Bank Battlefield in National Park and Riverwinds complex in West Deptford. “For the past three months, the 82-year…
Drunk Philly Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police Drunk Philly Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police
Drunk Philly Woman Dunked Boy Underwater, Groped Father At Jersey Shore Motel Pool: Police A Philadelphia woman was accused of dunking a boy underwater in a pool and groping his father at a Cape May County motel, authorities said. Fallan Turner, 43, was arrested on Monday, June 17, the Wildwood Crest Police Department said in a news release. Officers responded to a report of a fight at a motel on the 6200 block of Ocean Avenue at around 2:29 p.m. Investigators said Turner was "highly intoxicated" when she grabbed an unrelated 10-year-old boy, swung him around in the pool, and dunked him underwater. When the boy's father tried to stop her, she jumped on his back and inap…
Arrest Made In OD Death Nearly 2 Years Later, Police In Bucks County Say Arrest Made In OD Death Nearly 2 Years Later, Police In Bucks County Say
Arrest Made In OD Death Nearly 2 Years Later, Police In Bucks County Say Authorities have announced an arrest made in an overdose death nearly two years later in Bucks County. Following an "extremely lengthy" investigation with Springfield police and Bucks County detectives, William Wright, 38, was arrested on Tuesday, June 18, Springfield police said. Police said only that the arrest stems from a death investigation at the Scenic View Apartments nearly two years ago. Wright was charged with drug delivery resulting in death, criminal use of a communication facility, manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or delivery, involuntary manslau…
PA Man Killed In 3-Car NJ Crash Involving Dump Truck, Prosecutor Says PA Man Killed In 3-Car NJ Crash Involving Dump Truck, Prosecutor Says
PA Man Killed In 3-Car NJ Crash Involving Dump Truck, Prosecutor Says Authorities have released details in a dump truck crash on Route 31 in Clinton Township that left one person dead on Tuesday, June 18. A 66-year-old man was operating a dump truck that collided with a Toyota sedan driven by a 64-year-old woman around 2:20 p.m. in front of Riley and Jake's Restaurant, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office said. Both vehicles were heading north. The Toyota then entered the southbound lane and collided with a Volkswagen, operated by a 17-year-old girl. A passenger in the Toyota, Arthur John Latzko, 70, of Stroudsburg, PA, died at the scene, the prosecutor's…
Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says
Dollar Tree Sold Lead-Infused Applesauce Pouches For Weeks After Recall, FDA Says Despite a recall notice and multiple warnings from the Food and Drug Administration, Dollar Tree continued to sell applesauce pouches containing lead for weeks, federal officials say. The popular retail chain was issued a letter from the FDA this month regarding the WanaBana fruit puree pouches, distributed by Negasmart. "As described below, laboratory analysis of multiple lots of WanaBana Apple Cinnamon Fruit Puree pouches, including finished product samples collected from Dollar Tree stores, detected extremely high concentrations of lead," the letter reads.  "... you conti…
Body Of Man, 30, Pulled From Schuylkill River, Police Say (VIDEO) Body Of Man, 30, Pulled From Schuylkill River, Police Say (VIDEO)
Body Of Man, 30, Pulled From Schuylkill River, Police Say (Video) The body of a 30-year-old man was pulled from the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia Tuesday, June 18, police said. Video shared to the Citizen App shows a Philadelphia Marine Unit at the scene on the 2400 block of Walnut Street. A spokesperson for the city police department said the man, identified only as John Doe, was pronounced dead at 6:16 p.m.
'Medical Emergency' Caused Driver To Hit, Kill Norristown Pedestrian: Officials 'Medical Emergency' Caused Driver To Hit, Kill Norristown Pedestrian: Officials
'Medical Emergency' Caused Driver To Hit, Kill Norristown Pedestrian: Officials A pedestrian died on Tuesday afternoon, June 18 after being struck by a driver in Norristown, police say.  The victim was hit at West Main and Stanbridge streets just before noon and pronounced dead at the hospital an hour later, said city officials. Authorities did not report his name.  Investigators believe the driver, "an elderly male," suffered a medical emergency before striking the pedestrian on the West Main Street crosswalk. The driver stayed at the scene and was taken to the hospital for evaluation, police said.  City police and the Montgomery County …
COLD CASE: Philly Woman Found Strangled Off I-81 In Schuylkill County COLD CASE: Philly Woman Found Strangled Off I-81 In Schuylkill County
Caryn Fortino's 2003 Murder Under Investigation: PSP Pennsylvania State Police continue to investigate the murder of Caryn Fortino.  Fortino, 38, was found dead in a wooded area off of Interstate 81 in Delano Township on May 23, 2003. She had been strangled, according to troopers.  Authorities said Fortino was from the Philadelphia area and was last in contact with loved ones that February. A 2003 report from the Allentown Morning Call said her last known address was in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, but that she had moved back to Philly before her death.  She was not reported missing, changed addresses often, and was thought to be w…
15-Year-Old Missing In Bucks County: Police 15-Year-Old Missing In Bucks County: Police
15-Year-Old Missing In Bucks County: Police Penndel police are looking for a missing teenager.  Nea Collins, 15, was last seen on Thursday, June 13, authorities said. Police believe he may be in or around Bristol Township. Anyone with information is asked to call Penndel Borough Police Department at 215-757-5151.
Scorching Temps Prompt Heat Advisory Across PA Scorching Temps Prompt Heat Advisory Across PA
Scorching Temps Prompt Heat Advisory Across PA A heat advisory and excessive heat watch are both in effect across New Jersey and Pennsylvania ahead of scorching temps expected later this week. Temps are expected to rise into the low 90s Tuesday, June 18 (see heat index maps below) and get increasingly hotter as the week progresses.  National Weather Service By Friday, temps are expected to be at 96, but could feel more like 100 or even 105, the National Weather Service says. Some New Jersey school districts have early dismissals planned. Those are: Bridgewater-Raritan (Tuesday, with 4-hour days already planned for Wednesd…
'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign 'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign
'Vibrant' 17-Year-Old Girl Killed In Philadelphia Park Was Preparing To Begin College: Campaign Isya Stanley was vibrant and she had goals.  The 17-year-old girl was planning on starting school at Morgan State College, her family said in a GoFundMe. But the teen's future was cut short on June 14, when she was shot and killed in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park. According to Fox29, Isya, three boys, and one other girl were struck by gunfire that rang out at a pop-up party, which had moved from  29th and Ridge over to North 33 after police broke it up. "A vibrant young scholar, entrepreneur and soon to be Morgan State College student leaves behind a devastated family and commun…
'I Killed My Mother,' PA Man Tells Officers In DC Hours After Murder, DA Says 'I Killed My Mother,' PA Man Tells Officers In DC Hours After Murder, DA Says
'I Killed My Mother,' PA Man Tells Officers In DC Hours After Murder, DA Says A 49-year-old man accused of killing his mother in a blood-smeared Pennsylvania home has been arrested in Washington DC. Dolores Ingram, 82, was found dead inside 26024 Beacon Hill Drive on Sunday morning, June 16, after Bucks County radio dispatchers received a call from the Metropolitan D.C. Police Department to check on her well-being, the Bucks County DA's Office said. Ingram's son, William Ingram, 49, was arrested for assaulting an officer and damaged a police car in Washington DC, police said. During his arrest, Ingram told several Metro D.C. police officers that he had killed his mo…
36 Animals Including Bull, Chickens Rescued From School Bus Trailer In PA, SPCA Says 36 Animals Including Bull, Chickens Rescued From School Bus Trailer In PA, SPCA Says
36 Animals Including Bull, Chickens Rescued From School Bus Trailer In PA, SPCA Says Thirty birds, four dogs, one bull, and one pony were removed from a school bus and trailer in Adams County over the weekend, according to the SPCA.  Eastern Adams Regional police called SPCA members to Hanover Street and Red Hill Road on Saturday night, the organization said in a release.  Police had discovered the animals in the bus and accompanying trailer after arresting the driver on out-of-state warrants, officials said. The animals were given water and kept secure until Sunday when they could be removed.  Authorities said the birds — including chickens, roosters, …
PA Man Who Raped Pregnant Woman Held Pending Trial, Police Say PA Man Who Raped Pregnant Woman Held Pending Trial, Police Say
PA Man Who Raped Pregnant Woman Held Pending Trial, Police Say A 22-year-old man is being held following his arrest for the rape of a pregnant woman in Chester County, police said. Oxford police arrested Elder Delfidio Perez-Alvarado, of Guatemala, on the unit block of S 5th Street around 8 p.m. on April 8, police said. Perez-Alvarado is alleged to have engaged in physical acts to another person and to their unborn child, police said. Perez-Alvarado was processed and taken to Chester County Prison and later held on $50,000 Cash Bail.  A preliminary hearing was held at the Oxford District Court on May 7, and the charges listed, were held over…
DUI Driver Sentenced In NJ Turnpike Crash That Killed Philadelphia Passenger: Prosecutor DUI Driver Sentenced In NJ Turnpike Crash That Killed Philadelphia Passenger: Prosecutor
DUI Driver Sentenced In NJ Turnpike Crash That Killed Philadelphia Passenger: Prosecutor A 32-year-old driver from Philadelphia has been sentenced to three years in New Jersey State Prison in connection with a crash that killed his passenger in Edison, authorities said. Yvenson Louis, 32, was sentenced on June 12 in connection with the fatal crash that occurred on March 27, 2023, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone. At approximately 2:40 a.m., New Jersey State Police responded to the southbound side of the New Jersey Turnpike at mile marker 87.5. Troopers found two vehicles, a 2012 Dodge Journey that had struck the rear of a 2019 Vo…
Berks County Bull Attack Sends Man To Hospital: Troopers Berks County Bull Attack Sends Man To Hospital: Troopers
Berks County Bull Attack Sends Man To Hospital: Troopers State police said a man at a Berks County farm was attacked by a bull on Sunday, June 16.  The man was performing work on a Strausser Road farm in Windsor Township when the bull "aggressively attacked" him, authorities wrote in a release.  The man was injured and taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, while the bull was "dispatched" by the owner, according to troopers. 
Death Investigation Underway In Bucks County Death Investigation Underway In Bucks County
Death Investigation Underway In Bucks County Authorities are investigating a death in a Northampton Township home.  Police said they were called for a welfare check around 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16 and found a person dead inside a residence. Their identity is being withheld pending notification of family members, officials said.  In addition to Northampton police, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office is investigating.  "There is no danger to the community," police added. 
Nurse Tried Saving Motorcyclist Killed In Montgomery County Crash, Police Say Nurse Tried Saving Motorcyclist Killed In Montgomery County Crash, Police Say
Nurse Tried Saving Motorcyclist Killed In Montgomery County Crash, Police Say A motorcyclist died in a crash in Montgomery County Saturday evening, June 15, despite attempts from an on-scene nurse and EMTs to save them. The Kawasaki operator had gotten in a collision with a Hyundai Tucson around 7 p.m. on the 600 block of South Henderson Road before the motorcyclist hit a telephone pole, local police said. Upon arrival, emergency response personnel immediately began to provide medical care to the motorcyclist. A nurse was also on scene and assisted in providing care. The motorcyclist succumbed to their injuries and died on scene. The operator of the Hyundai did not r…
Stevie Nicks Fans Enraged After Hershey Stadium Show Postponed Last Minute Stevie Nicks Fans Enraged After Hershey Stadium Show Postponed Last Minute
Stevie Nicks Fans Enraged After Hershey Stadium Show Postponed Last Minute Less than two hours before it was set to begin, the Stevie Nicks performance at Hershey Park Stadium was postponed. The stadium took to Facebook to make the announcement, citing a band illness. SHOW UPDATE: Regrettably, due to illness in the band, tonight’s performance is being postponed. Please hold on to your tickets. A new date will be announced soon. Posted by Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, June 15, 2024 Locals reported seeing dozens of police cars in the area. Fans who had driven from several states having purchased tickets months in advance away were enraged. "An hour and…
Man Guilty Of Raping Ex-GF's 8-Year-Old Daughter Repeatedly, Officials In Bucks County Say Man Guilty Of Raping Ex-GF's 8-Year-Old Daughter Repeatedly, Officials In Bucks County Say
Man Guilty Of Raping Ex-GF's 8-Year-Old Daughter Repeatedly, Officials In Bucks County Say While most girls her age were enjoying the end of the school year this week, a 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl was in court detailing rapes at the hands of her mother's 33-year-old ex-boyfriend, officials said. Because of the girl's bravery, Cory Hegelein, of Morrisville, Falls Township, was found guilty of rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, aggravated indecent assault on a person less than 13 years old, indecent assault on a person less than 13 years of age, and corruption of minors, the Bucks County DA's Office announced Friday, June 14. Hegelein …