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
Cold CASE: Philly Woman Found Strangled Off I-81 In Schuylkill County 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, …
Oxford Man Who Raped Pregnant Woman Held Pending Trial, Police Say Oxford Man Who Raped Pregnant Woman Held Pending Trial, Police Say
Oxford 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 …
PA Netflix Star Powers Through Super Spicy Wings On Popular YouTube Show 'Hot Ones' PA Netflix Star Powers Through Super Spicy Wings On Popular YouTube Show 'Hot Ones'
PA Netflix Star Powers Through Super Spicy Wings On Popular YouTube Show 'Hot Ones' Pennsylvania's Shane Gillis has made it. To the other side of the "Hot Ones" interview, that is. The comic, 36, who has roots in Mechanicsburg, recently appeared on the First We Feast YouTube show hosted by Sean Evans answering "hot questions while eating even hotter wings." The questions and the wings get progressively spicier. Somewhere just before the halfway mark, Evans asks Gillis about his most disgusting experience as a college athlete (he played one season of football at Elon University, and was on the team at Trinity High School in Camp Hill). Gillis recalls his teammates v…
Person Rescued From Pennsylvania Farm Silo With Help From Maryland Crews Person Rescued From Pennsylvania Farm Silo With Help From Maryland Crews
Person Rescued From Pennsylvania Farm Silo With Help From Maryland Crews Someone became trapped in a grain silo in Pennsylvania on Friday morning — and was freed with the help of emergency crews from Maryland.  The call to a report of someone "trapped in a grain silo" in the 14000 block of Williamsport Pike in the Greencastle-Antrim area came into Franklin County 911 at 11 a.m. on June 14, according to the Washington County Division of Emergency Services. Around 10:50 today, Qnt27 alerted for confined space rescue in Franklin County Pa (Greencastle) units from Co3 arrived... Posted by Longmeadow Vol. Fire Co. on Friday, June 14, 2024 Soon…
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warnings and warned of 60 mph winds across parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Friday, June 14. At 4:15 p.m., the NWS issued the warnings for Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey, and Carbon, Monroe, Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton, in PA.  Newton, Washington, Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, are also being warned of severe storms. The warnings are in effect through 5 p.m. Temps hit the 90-degree mark late in the afternoon, the NWS said. Storms were expected in the evening hours, a…
Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says
Argument Over Bicycle Leaves Pennsylvania 9-Year-Old Dead, Campaign Says A child was pronounced dead after rescuers found him in Tacony Creek on Sunday, June 9, authorities told Daily Voice.  Police were called to the creek near the 100 block of East Wyoming Street around 6 p.m. The victim, 9, was found unresponsive and taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where he died, city police said.  Citing the city Medical Examiner's Office, Fox29 identified the boy as Philadelphia School District student Ernest Harmon-Tague.  Harmon-Tague's loved ones have launched a fundraiser on GoFundMe to assist with funeral costs. The campaign, launched by&n…
Police Name ATV Rider Killed In Philadelphia Crash Police Name ATV Rider Killed In Philadelphia Crash
Police Name ATV Rider Killed In Philadelphia Crash Authorities have identified the ATV rider who died in a North Philadelphia wreck on Thursday night, June 13.  Michael Anthony Pembleton was headed south on Broad Street when his ATV hit the passenger side of a Subaru near Westmoreland Street, PPD said.  Pembleton, 35, was taken to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead around 9 p.m., city police said.  The driver of the Subaru remained on the scene and no arrests have been made, officials said. An investigation is underway. 
MedEvaced Teen Charged In Serious Crash: Pennsylvania State Police MedEvaced Teen Charged In Serious Crash: Pennsylvania State Police
MedEvaced Teen Charged In Serious Crash: Pennsylvania State Police A 19-year-old man has been airlifted to the hospital and charged in the crash that sent him there, Pennsylvania State Police in Chambersburg announced on Thursday. Lazarus Anders Burleson of Mont Alto was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trail Blazer north on Black Gap Road when he attempted to turn left onto Scotland Main Street, PSP troopers explained. That's when he entered the southbound lane of Black Gap Road and was struck by a 2021 Peterbilt 567 dump truck driven by 66-year-old Bradley R. Leedy of Chambersburg. The crash happened in the 4500 block of Scotland Main Street at 5:47 a.m. on June…
Kayaker Found Dead In Central PA Creek: Officials Kayaker Found Dead In Central PA Creek: Officials
Kayaker Found Dead In Central PA Creek: Officials A 44-year-old kayaker was found dead in Swatara Creek, the Dauphin County Coroner's Office confirmed Friday morning.  The Lancaster man was kayaking with friends when "he appears to have had a medical event," on Thursday, June 13, according to the coroner's release.  A life jacket was reportedly on the boat but was not on the man when he was found shortly after 9 p.m., officials explained.  "The Coroner’s Office is now working to ensure that all family members are notified before releasing his name," Dauphin County Press Secretary Diane McNaughton said. The man's autopsy is…
162 Year Prison Sentence Slapped On PA Man Sharing Child Porn On KIK: AG 162 Year Prison Sentence Slapped On PA Man Sharing Child Porn On KIK: AG
162 Year Prison Sentence Slapped On PA Man Sharing Child Porn On KIK: AG A Northampton County man was sentenced to decades in prison for 55 felony counts related to child pornography, according to the state Attorney General's Office.  Zebbelin Standish, 36, was previously convicted at trial in February. He was arrested in 2022 after investigators said he had over 50 illegal images on his cellphone.  Judge Judge Paula A. Roscioli handed him 81 to 162 years in prison saying she "wanted to ensure Standish could never victimize another child," according to prosecutors.  ”This defendant re-victimized the children who were depicted being exploited…
Central PA Dad Killed In Motorcycle Crash: Coroner Central PA Dad Killed In Motorcycle Crash: Coroner
Central PA Dad Killed In Motorcycle Crash: Coroner A 44-year-old Central Pennsylvania Dad has died following a motorcycle crash, the Lancaster County Coroner’s Office announced on Thursday, June 13.  Joseph "Joe" Sheesley Jr., 44 of Gap, died at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, according to the coroner's release.  Joe had been riding his motorcycle at the intersection of Limeville Road and County Line Road when he collided with a van around 3:30 p.m., as detailed in the release.  An autopsy has been scheduled and the cause and manner of death are pending the res…
'Child Sexual Abuse Material' On Kik Traced To Bucks County Man, Police Say 'Child Sexual Abuse Material' On Kik Traced To Bucks County Man, Police Say
'Child Sexual Abuse Material' On Kik Traced To Bucks County Man, Police Say A Warrington man is in police custody on child pornography charges, authorities say.  Police said they received a cyber tip in March that a Kik Messenger account "shared, disseminated, and/or uploaded apparent child sexual abuse material" on the platform.  The account was later linked to 51-year-old Christos Rallis, authorities said.  Police obtained an arrest warrant and Rallis surrendered on June 7, Warrington PD said. His bail was set at 10 percent of $250,000 and he has a preliminary hearing scheduled for Aug. 5, according to court records.  The Bucks County Distri…
HOMICIDE: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner HOMICIDE: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner
Homicide: Man Dies 38 Years After Baseball Bat Beating, York County Coroner A 26-year-old man was beaten with a baseball beat and left with life-altering injuries— 38 years later he died and the York County Coroner has ruled his death a homicide according to a release on Tuesday, June 12.  Craig "PeeWee" Tschudy, was 64 when he died from "Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury" at Inners Creek Nursing Home in Dallastown at 11:25 a.m. on June 5, 2024, as detailed in the coroner's release.  Although his death comes nearly four decades after an assault left him with the TBI and other injuries that left him wheelchair-bound, his "this is ruled a homicide in [the…
23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner 23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner
23-Year-Old PA Man ID'd After Fatal Crash Into Tree: Coroner A 23-year-old man was killed in a crash into a tree, according to an updated release by the York County Coroner's Office on June 12.  Daniel Antos Jr., of the 100 block of Twin Hills Road in Franklin Township died at the scene of the crash. Deputy Coroner Michele Kirchner was called to the scene to investigate at 8:03 p.m. and certified the death at 8:45 p.m. on June 5, as detailed in the release. Daniel had been driving south on Route 74, when he left the road for an unknown reason and struck a tree, as explained by the coroner's office.  EMS was first called to 259 O…
Movie Theaters Offering Tickets For As Low As $1 This Summer Movie Theaters Offering Tickets For As Low As $1 This Summer
Movie Theaters Offering Tickets For As Low As $1 This Summer Parents looking for a fun way to get out of the house with the kids this summer and not break the bank may be able to turn to their local movie theater for a solution. AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, and Cinemark have announced programs offering reduced movie ticket prices for some kids' movies and snacks all summer.  Regal Cinemas Regal Cinemas will offer $1 movie tickets for special screenings at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Aug. 7.  The movies include "Despicable Me 3," "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," "PAW Patrol: The Movie," and several others. Click…
Amish Toddler ID'd By Family After Fatal Pennsylvania Farm Accident Amish Toddler ID'd By Family After Fatal Pennsylvania Farm Accident
Amish Toddler ID'd By Family After Fatal Pennsylvania Farm Accident A 3-year-old Amish boy has died following an incident on his family's farm on Tuesday night, Lancaster County Chief Deputy Coroner Eric Bieber announced on June 5. Benjamin S. Blank “had been in a farming-related accident involving a piece of ventilation machinery for [a] barn," Chief Deputy Coroner Bieber stated in the release and according to his obituary.  The incident happened at his home on the 280 block of Bell Road in Christiana, Colerain Township around 8 p.m. on June 4, as detailed in the release. Benjamin was pronounced dead in the front yard at 9:18 p.m. by the coroner. His…
PA Senator Speaks Out After Arrest At Aramark Protest: 'Their Fight Is My Fight' PA Senator Speaks Out After Arrest At Aramark Protest: 'Their Fight Is My Fight'
PA Senator Speaks Out After Arrest At Aramark Protest: 'Their Fight Is My Fight' A Pennsylvania State Senator was one of dozens of protestors arrested in Philadelphia this week, and he's speaking out. Represented by UNITE Here Local 274, food service workers from Wells Fargo Center, Lincoln Financial Field, and Citizens Bank Park picketed at the Aramark headquarters on Market Street in Center City on Wednesday, June 12. Among their demands, access to health insurance and higher wages. Sen. Nikil Saval was one of 46 people arrested for obstruction of highway, according to the senator himself and police. "The labor of Unite Here Philadelphia workers is a crucial part of…
MISSING ENDANGERED ALERT: PA State Police Searching For 90-Year-Old Man MISSING ENDANGERED ALERT: PA State Police Searching For 90-Year-Old Man
Missing Endangered ALERT: PA State Police Searching For 90-Year-Old Man A 90-year-old man has been missing since Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police announced in an updated release of Wednesday, June 12. Robert Oliver was last seen in the area of Bobby Lane and Spruce Creek Road in Franklin Township, Huntingdon County at 4:05 p.m. on June 8, according PSP. Oliver is believed to be at a special risk of harm, danger, injury, or/and could be confused. He is described as being 5’9″ tall, and 140 lbs, and was last seen wearing a red and blue plaid shirt, blue jeans, and a blue hat. He is possibly driving the vehicle pictured above, a 2005 tan with dark t…