Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crashes Closes I-81 At Lebanon, Schuylkill Line: PennDOT Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crashes Closes I-81 At Lebanon, Schuylkill Line: PennDOT
Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crashes Closes I-81 At Lebanon, Schuylkill Line: PennDOT A fatal multi-vehicle crash has shuttered 10 miles of Interstate 81, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said on Tuesday, July 23.  The crash happened on I-81 North around 4:17 p.m., according to PennDOT.  At least four vehicles were involved and multiple people have been taken to hospitals with injuries, officials say. One person reported passed away at the scene according to radio dispatch, but additional information was not available at the time of publishing. The interstate has been closed from Exit 90: PA 72 - Lebanon to Exit 100: PA 443 - Pine Grove.  D…
Wanted Man Found Asleep On Pennsylvania State Police Barracks Lawn Wanted Man Found Asleep On Pennsylvania State Police Barracks Lawn
Wanted Man Found Asleep On Pennsylvania State Police Barracks Lawn A convicted felon wanted in Lancaster County was found asleep on the lawn of Pennsylvania State Police Lancaster Barracks, Trooper Ryan Kalinich detailed in a release on Tuesday, July 23.  Miguel Angel Cruz-Rivera Jr., 48 of Lancaster, was taken into custody when PSP troopers discovered him on the barracks lawn just before 6 p.m. on June 24, 2024, Trooper Kalinich explained in the release.  While in custody he was found in possession of drugs and once his identity was revealed they learned he was wanted on a warrant in Lancaster for two counts of Misdemeanor Terroristic Threats Wi…
Mugshot Released Of Mom Charged In 13-Year-Old Daughter's BF's Fatal Overdose: PSP Mugshot Released Of Mom Charged In 13-Year-Old Daughter's BF's Fatal Overdose: PSP
Mugshot Released Of Mom Charged In 13-Year-Old Daughter's BF's Fatal Overdose: PSP A teenager's girlfriend's mom has been charged in connection with his fatal overdose, Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release on July, 23.  Tyler Harrison Moser, 18 of Red Lion, was found dead in his 13-year-old girlfriend's bed at her home in the 550 block of South Main Street in Red Lion on May 17, Trooper James Grothey detailed in the release.   The girl's mom, 39-year-old Kianna Brackett, "was supportive of the relationship between Moser and her daughter and would sneak Moser into the house so they could be together," the police stated in the release ci…
Mass Shooting Victim Charged As Suspect: Philadelphia Police Mass Shooting Victim Charged As Suspect: Philadelphia Police
Mass Shooting Victim Charged As Suspect: Philadelphia Police One of the nine people shot in West Philadelphia on Sunday, July 21 is now considered a suspect by city police, authorities said.  Tahir Shoatz, 28, is charged with three counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder plus related offenses, said PPD Commissioner Kevin Bethel on Tuesday, July 23.  Regarding the Triple Murder/Shooting that occurred on 1200 N Alden St., @PhillyPolice Detectives, w/ assistance from the @philadao have developed evidence to charge one of our shooting victims, a 28/M, with 3-counts of murder, 5-counts of attempted murder and related offens…
Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Tractor-Trailer: York Co. Coroner (UPDATE) Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Tractor-Trailer: York Co. Coroner (UPDATE)
Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Tractor-Trailer: York Co. Coroner (Update) A 53-year-old man has died in a head-on crash involving a tractor-trailer on Lincoln Highway/US Route 30, according to the York County Coroner on Tuesday, July 23. The man's 2004 Ford F-250 was going east in the 7000 block of the highway when, for an unknown reason he left his lane, entering the westbound traffic, and striking a 2006 Peterbuilt tractor-trailer head-on, as explained in the coroner's release.  The Springettsbury Township resident who was driving the pickup was not wearing a seatbelt and died from his injuries at the scene at 8:48 p.m. on Monday, July 22, a…
Triple Homicide In Pennsylvania Lands Maryland Man 7 Life Sentences: USDOJ Triple Homicide In Pennsylvania Lands Maryland Man 7 Life Sentences: USDOJ
Triple Homicide In Pennsylvania Lands Maryland Man 7 Life Sentences: Usdoj More than eight years after a triple homicide in Pennsylvania, a Maryland man has been brought to justice, according to ta release by the US Department of Justice on Fiday, July 19, 2024.  Christopher Van Johnson, 36 of Baltimore, MD was sentenced to seven consecutive life in prison sentences by United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner, "who also sentenced to concurrent 10, 20, and 30-year terms of imprisonment on companion robbery, firearms, and conspiracy charges" on July 17, 2024, as stated in the release. His sentencing was for his role in the execution-style…
5 Hospitalized In Rt 15 Crash With Tractor-Trailer: PennDOT (UPDATE) 5 Hospitalized In Rt 15 Crash With Tractor-Trailer: PennDOT (UPDATE)
5 Hospitalized In Rt 15 Crash With Tractor-Trailer: PennDOT (Update) Five people are in the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash on US Route 15 North on Monday, July 22, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler said.  The crash temporarily shuttered US Rt 15 between Exit: PA Route 2047 Lower Allen Drive to Exit: PA 581 East/ To I-83 - Harrisburg/Hershey beginning around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Schreffler detailed.  The crash involved multiple passenger vehicles, including a UPS truck, and a tractor-trailer towing flour — which overturned spilling fuel, according to Schreffler.  There is "no word on condit…
'Hey Siri, Play Porn' Carlisle Man Masturbating At Public Park Says: Police 'Hey Siri, Play Porn' Carlisle Man Masturbating At Public Park Says: Police
Mark Basehore Charged With Open Lewdness — Again A man has been charged with open lewdness for the second time in less than a year, but this time he loudly played porn at a public park in front of children, Carlisle Borough police alleged in a release on Monday, July 22.  Mark Basehore, 50 of Carlisle, is in custody after a bizarre incident in front of three children at Letort Park, 260 E. Pomfret Street, Carlisle Borough at 10:16 am. on Monday morning, as detailed in the release.  Basehore was under the pavilion where three children, ages 14, 11, and 9 were playing "approximately 20 feet away" when they spotted him and got…
Victims ID'd After Deadly Mass Shooting In Philadelphia Victims ID'd After Deadly Mass Shooting In Philadelphia
Victims ID'd After Deadly Mass Shooting In Philadelphia The three men who died in the mass shooting in Carroll Park on Sunday, June 21 have been identified by police.  Akil Jones, 33, Rashie Jones, 29, and Sekayi Robinson, 23, died after gunfire rang out at a cookout on the 1200 block of North Alden Street around 2 a.m., according to authorities. The Joneses were brothers, police noted. Five other men and one woman were also shot and hospitalized in stable condition, officials have said.  Multiple groups exchanged gunfire during the shooting, investigators believe. Police were still on the scene after sunrise Sunday morning. …
Family Names Toddler Killed While Crossing Philadelphia Street Family Names Toddler Killed While Crossing Philadelphia Street
Family Names Toddler Killed While Crossing Philadelphia Street The 1-year-old girl who was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Philadelphia on Saturday, July 20 was identified by loved ones on GoFundMe as Madison Morales Salazar. Morales Salazar, her mother, and her 13-year-old sister were all struck on North Front Street at the intersection with Wyoming Avenue around 9 p.m., city police said previously.  The mother and 13-year-old sustained injuries to their feet and ankles and were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, while 22-month-old Madison was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where she died, PPD said.  The 28-year-old driv…
Motorcyclist Killed In Pickup Truck Crash Near Cemetery: PA State Police Motorcyclist Killed In Pickup Truck Crash Near Cemetery: PA State Police
William 'Bill' Mack Killed In Motorcycle Crash Into Pickup A man has died and a woman is in the hospital following a crash near a cemetery in Monroe Township on Friday, July 19, Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release the following Monday.  William "Bill" E. Mack, 67 of Carlisle was riding a 2018 Harley Davison FLHTKSE ANV north on York Road when he attempted to make a left on Boiling Springs Road — that's when he struck the rear of 23-year-old Carlisle resident, Kirstyn D. Brenton's 2004 Chevrolet Silverado at 1:24 p.m., PSP Carlisle Trooper Jorge Acevedo detailed in the release. The crash was near a cemetery on PA Route 74 and …
8 Amish People — Including Infant — Hospitalized In Horse-Buggy Crash: PSP 8 Amish People — Including Infant — Hospitalized In Horse-Buggy Crash: PSP
8 Amish People — Including Infant — Hospitalized In Horse-Buggy Crash: PSP A 5-month-old infant and seven other Amish people were hospitalized after being rear-ended by an allegedly drunk and high driving, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Monday, July 22.  James Leo Walkergoutal, 27 of West Chester, was found "under the influence of alcohol and drugs" when he rear-ended the horse and buggy, Pennsylvania State Police Lancaster Trooper James Grothey wrote in the release.  Walkgoutal had been driving his Toyota Prius east on Lincoln High East/US Route 30 when he struck the horse-and-buggy just west of Slaymaker Hill Road, Paradise Township, …
NY Dad, His 2 Children Killed In Tractor-Trailer Crash On PA Turnpike: PSP NY Dad, His 2 Children Killed In Tractor-Trailer Crash On PA Turnpike: PSP
NY Dad, His 2 Children Killed In Tractor-Trailer Crash On PA Turnpike: PSP A father and his two children from Long Island have been identified as the victims of a triple fatal crash on the Interstate 76/PA Turnpike involving a tractor-trailer that happened on Sunday, July 21, Pennsylvania State Police and the Lancaster County Coroner announced in separate releases the following Monday.  Donnell Hickson, 43 of the 2700 block of Grant Avenue in Baldwin, NY, has been identified as the driver of the passenger vehicle that fatally collided with a tractor-trailer at mile marker 268.8 at 4:24 a.m., authorities detailed. His 18-year-old son, Decir Hickson of the…
TikToker Who Survived 2 Shots To The Face Dies In PA Crash TikToker Who Survived 2 Shots To The Face Dies In PA Crash
TikToker Who Survived 2 Shots To The Face Dies In PA Crash A content creator who is known for surviving two shots to the face died in a crash on PA Route 322 on Friday morning, July 19, Derry Township Police announced in a release on  Saturday, July 20.  Amanda Thome, 36, of Annville, became internet famous and a bit of a local celebrity when she took to TikTok to talk about what happened after she shot herself twice in the face in a suicide attempt in Sept. 2022 — with reconstruction surgeries still pending, less than two years after the shooting she died in a car crash.  @amandathome87 This is my first video. I'm here to…
Mass Shooting Leaves 3 Killed In Philadelphia: Police Mass Shooting Leaves 3 Killed In Philadelphia: Police
Mass Shooting Leaves 3 Killed In Philadelphia: Police Three people are dead after nine people were at a party in Philadelphia on Sunday morning, July 21, PPD Homicide Unit announced later that day.  Multiple shooters are sought following the nonuple shooting in the 1200 block of North Alden Street around 2 a.m., police explained in the release.  Officers learned of the shooting within 2 minutes, responding to a report of a person with a gun and a report of a shooting on Alden Street. They arrived to find the nine victims. Their conditions are as follows: A 33-year-old Black man was pronounced deceased on scene by Medics at at 2:1…
Lancaster Woman, 21, Killed In Overnight NYC Crash, Police Say Lancaster Woman, 21, Killed In Overnight NYC Crash, Police Say
Lancaster Woman, 21, Killed In Overnight NYC Crash, Police Say A 21-year-old Lancaster woman has been identified by the NYPD as the person killed in an early morning crash in New York City.  Jinmaris Melendez was a passenger in a Ford Focus that was involved in a three-vehicle crash on Saturday morning in New York after it was struck by a BMW and caromed into a parked box truck, officials say. At approximately 2:40 a.m. on July 20, officers from the 41st Precinct were called to the area of Viele Avenue and Manida Street to investigate the reported crash. Google Maps street view Investigators determined that a 23-year-old man was driving th…
Fireworks Explosion In Face Severely Injures Business Owner, PA Dad Of 4: GoFundMe Fireworks Explosion In Face Severely Injures Business Owner, PA Dad Of 4: GoFundMe
Fireworks Explosion In Face Causes Brian Ginter To Lose Hand A dad of four young children, who is also a local business owner, needs a new hand — possibly two — following a fireworks accident on Independence Day, according to a GoFundMe campaign page launched to help his family on July 17.  Brian Ginter, the owner of Ginter’s Full Service Auto, had a firework explode in his face on July 4, according to Stephanie Moyer who organized the GoFundMe. "One of the fireworks had an internal fuse, Brian didn’t realize this, went back to relight it, and it exploded," she wrote, noting that "Unfortunately, two of their children [...] were the…
$17K Scam Run By Lebanon Blackjack Dealer At Hollywood Casino: Affidavit $17K Scam Run By Lebanon Blackjack Dealer At Hollywood Casino: Affidavit
$17K Scam Run By Lebanon Blackjack Dealer At Hollywood Casino: Affidavit A blackjack dealer used multiple tricks and sleights of hand to help two friends make nearly $17,000 at a popular casino, Pennsylvania State Police detailed in court documents obtained by Daily Voice on Friday, July 19.  Yadav Bhandari, 22 of Lebanon, is accused of conspiring with Shankar Karki, 37, and Prakash Thapa, 24, both of Harrisburg to steal $16,555 in fraudulent winnings between July 13 and 14, State Police Trooper Michael Kaminskas detailed in the affidavit of probable cause.  Bhandari was caught on the security camera using "sleight of hand motions, capping, improp…
1 Sickened In Pennsylvania By Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak: CDC 1 Sickened In Pennsylvania By Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak: CDC
1 Sickened In Pennsylvania By Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak: CDC Two people died, and dozens of others sickened in a Listeria outbreak tied to deli meats in several states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-eight people across 12 states had been sickened between late May and mid-July, the CDC says. The deaths occurred in New Jersey and Illinois, health officials said. All 28 individuals had been hospitalized as of Friday, July 19. According to the CDC map, seven illnesses were reported in New York; six in Maryland; two in New Jersey; two in Virginia; two in Massachusetts; and one in Pennsylvania. Click here for the…
Berks Grandparents, Granddaughter In Minnesota RV Crash Face Long Road To Recovery: Fund Berks Grandparents, Granddaughter In Minnesota RV Crash Face Long Road To Recovery: Fund
Berks Grandparents, Granddaughter In Minnesota RV Crash Face Long Road To Recovery: Fund Three Pennsylvania residents face a long road to recovery after their RV crashed in Minnesota on July 11, according to loved ones on GoFundMe. Bill and Kim Byassee, of Hamburg, and their granddaughter Abby all suffered "life-threatening injuries" in a wreck on Interstate 90, reported Minnesota outlet KIMT. All three were airlifted to a trauma center in Rochester for treatment, while two people in the other vehicle suffered minor injuries, according to the report.  "Abby was thrown from the RV and lost all feeling in her limbs," wrote GoFundMe organizer Kelsea Didden. "By a miracle…
FAA Releases Statement On Plane Crash In Lebanon County (UPDATE) FAA Releases Statement On Plane Crash In Lebanon County (UPDATE)
FAA Releases Statement On Plane Crash In Lebanon County (Update) A plane crashed in Lebanon County on Friday, July 19, according to the Lebanon County Department of Emergency Services.  The crash initially was reported at Reigle Airport located at 1805 South Forge Road in  Palmyra, Londonderry Township at 2:43 p.m., according to LCDES.  One person was injured in the crash, according to dispatchers.  The FAA sent Daily Voice the following statement reading in full as follows: "A single-engine Kitfox Model IV crashed in a corn field in Palmyra, PA around 2:40 p.m. local time on Friday, July 19. Two people were on board. The FAA will…
Mechanicsburg Dad Threatens To Burn House Down With Family Inside: Police Mechanicsburg Dad Threatens To Burn House Down With Family Inside: Police
Ghana S. Karki Injuries Family, Threatens To Burn House: PD A father of two young children is in jail after striking a "a household member" and threatening to kill the rest of the family by burning down their home, Upper Allen Township police announced on Friday, July 19.  Ghana Shyam Karki, 29, of the 300 block of Berkshire Road in Mechanicsburg, "threatened to kill household members at the scene by burning the house down" on Thursday, July 18, as stated in the release.  An officer was in the area "when they overheard a disturbance occurring at a nearby residence," police said. Soon, additional officers were called to separate t…
Fatal Crash On PA Rt 322: Police Fatal Crash On PA Rt 322: Police
Fatal Crash On PA Rt 322: Police A fatal crash near a hospital closed PA Route 322 for several hours on Friday morning, July 19, Derry Township Police announced in a release.  The deadly crash happened in the 800 block of East Governor Road/PA Rt 322 around 3:30 a.m., according to the police. The area is along the same road as the entrance to Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, as shown on Google Maps.  The road was closed for hours from Meadow Lane in Derry Township to Larkspur Drive in South Londonderry Township, as police investigated the crash.  The identity of the person killed has not been …
HS Football Player Riding In Pickup Flatbed Falls To Death: PA State Police HS Football Player Riding In Pickup Flatbed Falls To Death: PA State Police
HS Football Player Riding In Pickup Flatbed Falls To Death: PA State Police A 16-year-old died from injuries weeks after a serious fall from the flatbed of a pickup truck, the Pennsylvania State Police announced on Friday, July 19. The fall happened when Tucker Wessner of Heidelberg Township, Germansville, was in the flatbed or tailgate with a 17-year-old boy with an 18-year-old man in the passenger seat and a 17-year-old boy was driving the 2011 Toyota Tundra in Lynn Township on June 24, PSP Trooper Nathan Branosky detailed in the release.  As the Tundra turned off of Leaser Road onto Follweiler Court, Tucker "fell out of the truck and struck the ground," Branosky…
Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media
Mass Global Tech Outage Grounds Flights, Causes Chaos With Banks, Stock Markets, Media A major tech outage is causing issues worldwide, including grounding flights. Banks, stock markets, and media outlets are also being affected on Friday morning, July 19. An update by cybersecurity technology company CrowdStrike appears to be the cause of device outages for millions of Microsoft Windows device users. Several major US air carriers, including Delta, United, and Spirit are under a full ground stop, according to the FAA. "Several airlines have requested FAA assistance with ground stops until the issue is resolved," the agency said. Microsoft has said it is taking "mitigation …
PA Drunk Threatened Federal Employees With AR 15 In Bizarre Email: Affidavit PA Drunk Threatened Federal Employees With AR 15 In Bizarre Email: Affidavit
PA Drunk Threatened Federal Employees With AR 15 In Bizarre Email: Affidavit Federal workers were threatened by a Pennsylvania man, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday, July 17.  Thomas West, 44, of Harrisburg, has been in custody for more than five months after being ruled a flight risk, according to federal court documents obtained by Daily Voice. He was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to time served and one year of supervised release, starting on Tuesday, July 16, as detailed in the release.  The charge of "sending an interstate communication cont…
Stabbing Suspects Sought By Harrisburg Police Stabbing Suspects Sought By Harrisburg Police
Stabbing Suspects Sought By Harrisburg Police Several men are wanted by police for a stabbing the day before Independence Day, Harrisburg police announced on Thursday, July 17.  Patrol officers first became aware of the stabbing when they were called to "a local hospital in reference to a stabbing victim" around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3.  The officers arrived to learn the man had been stabbed earlier that day in the 1600 Block of Revere Street in Harrisburg.  During an investigation, the police obtained the above images from a local surveillance camera. The police believe the men pictured are responsible for the stab…
WANTED: 'Armed And Dangerous' Killer Sought By Police In Pennsylvania WANTED: 'Armed And Dangerous' Killer Sought By Police In Pennsylvania
Wanted: 'Armed And Dangerous' Killer Sought By Police In Pennsylvania The accused gunman in a fatal Philadelphia shooting is "armed and dangerous," city police warned in a release on Thursday, July 18.  Leiber Manrique, 53, is wanted for the July 15 killing of Omar Gaitan of the 700 block of Knorr Street, authorities said in a release.  Gaitan was sitting in his Honda CRV when he was shot in the face on the 500 block of West Ruscomb Street, according to investigators. The 67-year-old was found just after midnight and taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries around 1 a.m., police said. A weapon was re…
CHOP Doctor Killed In Philadelphia Crash CHOP Doctor Killed In Philadelphia Crash
Chop Doctor Killed In Philadelphia Crash The bicyclist who died in a crash on Wednesday, July 17, was a doctor at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, according to police and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia website.  Barbara Ann Friedes, 30, was struck from behind by a 2018 Volkswagen on the 1800 block of Spruce Street around 7 p.m., Philadelphia police wrote in a release.  The Volkswagen then hit three parked cars before coming to a rest, police continued. Friedes was taken to Jefferson University Hospital and pronounced dead, while the driver of the Volkswagen was taken to the same hospital with minor …
Despite Lack Of Ocean Front, PhilaPort New Homeport For Cruise Line Despite Lack Of Ocean Front, PhilaPort New Homeport For Cruise Line
Despite Lack Of Ocean Front, PhilaPort New Homeport For Cruise Line Vacationers can set sail to Bermuda from the Port of Philadelphia beginning in 2026. PhilaPort on the Delaware River will serve as the home port for Norwegian Cruise Line's Norweigan Jewel, according to port management.  The Norweigan Jewel will ferry up to 2,330 guests to Bermuda in 26 calls to Philadelphia scheduled from April to October 2026, said PhilaPort in a statement.  The ship will dock in Bermuda overnight during the planned seven-to-nine-day voyages, "giving guests more time to enjoy the island’s stunning turquoise waters and pink-sand beaches," management sa…
'Career Drug Dealer', PA Mom Convicted In 5-Year-Old's Fatal Fentanyl Overdose: AG 'Career Drug Dealer', PA Mom Convicted In 5-Year-Old's Fatal Fentanyl Overdose: AG
Volaura Askew, Albert Spicer Caused Death Of 5-Year-Old: AG Mom and a "career drug dealer" have been sentenced for the overdose death of her daughter, according to a release by Pennsylvania's Attorney General Michelle Henry on Wednesday, July 17.  Volaura 'Val' Askew, 28 of Johnstown, "exposed her 5-year-old daughter to fentanyl/heroin in the hours and days before the child was found dead in her Johnstown home on October 27, 2022," the Attorney General explained when Daily Voice first reported her charges in July 2023. In February of 2024, she pleaded "guilty to involuntary manslaughter and related charges, and is serving a 2-to-4-year state pri…