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Franklin County, PA

17 Sent To Hospital After Acid Leak Near Letterkenny Army Depot (UPDATE) 17 Sent To Hospital After Acid Leak Near Letterkenny Army Depot (UPDATE)
17 Sent To Hospital After Acid Leak Near Letterkenny Army Depot (Update) A potential acid leak has led to a shelter-in-place order at Letterkenny Army Depot on Thursday, county officials say.  The call about the hazmat situation at the base came into Franklin County Emergency Management at 9:31 a.m. on July 11.  The incident at the AFCO facility located in the 800 block of Development Avenue in Letterkenny Township. The acid leak was "a combination of water, nitric acid, phosphoric acid, and a dye mixture of those two acids"  Shawn Cornwell with the Franklin Fire Company confirmed following a press conference that afternoon. The yellow …
Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA
Here's Where You Can See Fireworks For Independence Day In Central PA Independence Day is coming and so are fireworks!  Here's our guide to where you can view the fireworks across South Central Pennsylvania: Adams County Carrol Valley Borough  Near Carroll Commons on 5685 Fairfield Road. Thursday, July 4 begins at 6:30 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:45 p.m. A Gettysburg Fourth!  Gettysburg Area Recreational Park. Thursday, July 4 begins at 5 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. Cumberland County Stars Burst Over Carlisle Carlisle Fairgrounds. Wednesday, July 3 begins at 7 p.m.; Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Newville Lions Club Community Fair  …
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…
'Explosion' Injures 3 Workers At Facility In PA: Authorities (UPDATE) 'Explosion' Injures 3 Workers At Facility In PA: Authorities (UPDATE)
'Explosion' Injures 3 Workers At Facility In PA: Authorities (Update) Multiple people were injured in an explosion-like event at a manufacturing plant in South Central Pennsylvania. Emergency crews were called to the "fire department incident" at Johnson Controls located at 100 Cumberland Valley Avenue in Waynesboro at 7:23 a.m., according to emergency dispatchers in Franklin County. "An air chamber rupture," was also reported to the police. They added that the incident is contained to the facility. Three people were injured, two of whom were airlifted to hospitals, according to dispatchers and witnesses. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Daily …
Billboard Top 100 Rapper Lil Skies Arrested In Pennsylvania Billboard Top 100 Rapper Lil Skies Arrested In Pennsylvania
Billboard Top 100 Rapper Lil Skies Arrested In Pennsylvania Rapper Lil Skies has 3.4 million followers on Instagram, a performance scheduled at Summer Smash, and a recently filed criminal charge in Pennsylvania.  Kimetrius Christopher Foose, 25 of Waynesboro — also known as Lil Skies — was arrested on the criminal charge of "Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle," the Chambersburg police department announced on May 31. Lil Skies is accused of causing a crash in the 1100 block of Main Street but "failed to stop to exchange information with the other driver," the police stated in the release.  He was arrested on May …
Dream Home Destroyed By Fire: Pennsylvania Family Sees Support Dream Home Destroyed By Fire: Pennsylvania Family Sees Support
Dream Home Destroyed By Fire: Pennsylvania Family Sees Support Support is on the rise for a Franklin County family who lost everything in a house fire. The Hunter-Egolf family's Welsh Run Road home erupted in flames on Wednesday, May 22. Here are some photos of this mornings working fire on Welsh Run Road. 🔥 Crews are still operating on the scene but the fire is out. Remain to avoid area if possible. Thank you and be safe.🚒🚑 Posted by M M P & W Volunteer Fire Company on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 A GoFundMe campaign says the house was the family of five's dream home under renovation, and was completely destroyed. Clothing for the three gi…
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County
Crash Shuts Down I-81 On-Ramp In Franklin County A multi-vehicle accident shut down an on-ramp to Interstate 81 in Franklin County on Friday morning, May 17, according to PennDOT.  Officials said it happened on the PA 696 ramp to I-81's southbound lanes near Exit 24 in Southampton Township. The ramp was still closed as of 9:30 a.m.  It's not yet clear if anyone was hurt. 
Tractor-Trailer Fatally Rear-Ends Car On I-81: PA State Police Chambersburg Tractor-Trailer Fatally Rear-Ends Car On I-81: PA State Police Chambersburg
Tractor-Trailer Fatally Rear-Ends Car On I-81: PA State Police Chambersburg A passenger has died in a crash involving a tractor-trailer on Interstate 81, the Pennsylvania State Police announced on Friday morning. State Troopers were called to the fatal crash along I-81 in Franklin County a minute before midnight on March 21. The crash involved an International Freight Liner Tractor Trailer and a passenger car, both traveling north on Interstate 81.  The tractor-trailer rear-ended the passenger car and "continued to travel straight north bound on 81, crossed both north lanes of travel and into the center grass median, striking the metal guide wire," police sta…
Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania
Popular Rolled Ice Cream Franchise Opening First Location In Pennsylvania A popular Rolled ice cream franchise is coming to Pennsylvania, Bennett Williams Commercial Real Estate announced on Wednesday, March 6. Sweet Rolled Tacos is rolling into a 1,330-square-foot space at  Gateway Plaza in Chambersburg, Franklin County, according to the real estate company's post. JUST LEASED 💥 Chambersburg, PA ☑ Gateway Plaza ☑ 1,330 SF ☑ Sweet Rolled Tacos coming soon! 📍All in-line spaces leased!... Posted by Bennett Williams Commercial on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Although Sweet Rolled Tacos specializes in rolled ice cream in sweet waffle taco shells, it s…
Details Released About Mom Killed In Head-On Dump Truck Crash In Mercersburg (UPDATE) Details Released About Mom Killed In Head-On Dump Truck Crash In Mercersburg (UPDATE)
Details Released About Mom Killed In Head-On Dump Truck Crash In Mercersburg (Update) Details about a local mom killed in a Franklin County dump truck crash on Tuesday, Jan. 30, have been released. Angel M. Rife (Peiffer), 49, of Mercersburg, died at the scene of a head-on crash into a 2006 Peterbilt 357 dump truck at 10148 Welsh Run Road/PA 995 in Montgomery Township, Mercersburg near Greencastle on Jan. 30, PSP Chambersburg Trooper Kevin Rhodes detailed in a follow-up release that evening.  **Scroll Down For More Details About Rife** Trooper Megan Frazer explained that first responders were initially called to the multi-vehicle crash between Bradley and Montgomery Ch…
Man Killed In Head-On 3 Vehicle Crash, Woman MedEvac'd: PSP Chambersburg Man Killed In Head-On 3 Vehicle Crash, Woman MedEvac'd: PSP Chambersburg
Man Killed In Head-On 3 Vehicle Crash, Woman MedEvac'd: PSP Chambersburg A 66-year-old man is dead and a woman was seriously injured in a crash in Guilford Township on Tuesday, authorities announced on Jan. 31. Rodney Sebring of Chambersburg, died at Chambersburg Hospital on Jan. 30 following a serious three-vehicle crash, according to the Pennsylvania State Police.  It all started when Margaret Cole was heading south along Falling Spring Road, SR-2029, near the Briar Lane intersection. Suddenly, she drove her black Jeep Renegade into the northbound lane — side-swiping Brendan Finucane's silver Volvo S60. Then she crashed head-on into Sebring's silver Linco…
Florida Man Sextorts Children Worldwide Including 5 In PA, State Police Say Florida Man Sextorts Children Worldwide Including 5 In PA, State Police Say
Florida Man Sextorts Children Worldwide Including 5 In PA, State Police Say Five Pennsylvania children were victims of a Florida man's international sextortion scam that started more than a decade ago, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024.  Alvaro Andres Valarezo Sandoval, 34, an Ecuadorian national most recently of Miami, Florida, was arrested at his home by PSP troopers in Miami with the assistance of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, their Special Operations Team (SOT), and the Miami-Dade Police Department on Jan. 18, according to the release.  Police executed a search warrant of his home and seized num…
Abandoned Kids Have Chambersburg Police Searching For Sex Offender Abandoned Kids Have Chambersburg Police Searching For Sex Offender
Abandoned Kids Have Chambersburg Police Searching For Sex Offender A sex offender with felony convictions in multiple Pennsylvania counties is at large and wanted on new charges.  Waldi Andre Cuello, 30, was first convicted of the incident assault of a child between the ages of 4 and 8 years old in Lebanon County in 2015, court documents show.  After he served his prison time he was expected to register with the Pennsylvania State Police for the Megan's Law Sex Offender Registry, but he failed to do this — multiple times — landing him several more felony convictions and prison time in Perry County in 2018, court record detail.  When he…
Convict In 5 PA Counties Sentenced For Stabbing Couple He Was Staying With: DA Convict In 5 PA Counties Sentenced For Stabbing Couple He Was Staying With: DA
Robert Suders Sentenced For Stabbing Couple A man who previously was reportedly "living in a bad place" and thought to be experiencing homelessness last winter was kindly taken in by a couple – whom he thanked by stabbing – now, he will have a home for several years in a state correctional institution, the Cumberland County District Attorney's office announced on Wednesday.  Robert Lee Suders, 43, most recently of Harrisburg, confessed to the Jan. 27, 2023 stabbing at a hearing over the summer and was sentenced by the Honorable Jessica E. Brewbaker on Dec. 12, the DA said and court records confirmed.  Both of the victims "r…
Pennsylvania State Police 'Failed To Stop' Causing Crash During Chase Pennsylvania State Police 'Failed To Stop' Causing Crash During Chase
Pennsylvania State Police 'Failed To Stop' Causing Crash During Chase A Pennsylvania State Police Corporal and a trooper caused a crash during a pursuit on Tuesday, according to a state police release on Friday, Oct. 6.  The crash happened near the intersection of South Main Street and Mercer Avenue in Mercersburg Borough at 2:21 p.m. on Oct. 3, as detailed in the police release. Trooper Spencer Taylor, 31, was driving and Corporal Michael Kishbach, 29, was in the passenger seat of a marked Pennsylvania State Police 2000 Ford Explorer, according to the release.  They were pursuing another vehicle along Icehouse Lane when they "failed to stop at a stop sign"…
Franklin Co. Retired Trucker Wins $1K Per Week For Life On Lottery Ticket Franklin Co. Retired Trucker Wins $1K Per Week For Life On Lottery Ticket
Franklin Co. Retired Trucker Wins $1K Per Week For Life On Lottery Ticket A lifelong Maryland Lottery player from Pennsylvania will now be set for life after winning big on a ticket sold in Frederick County. What started as a leisurely drive across state lines for "Pap Paw," to the Silo Hill Sunoco in Emmitsburg led to the biggest win of the retired trucker's Lottery career, as he cashed in a $1,000-a-week-for-life prize, easily topping the hundreds of dollars he's claimed over the years. The Maryland native who now lives in Pennsylvania said that he would get on the road each day for work and drive across the Maryland State line for more than a decade to play se…
I-81 In PA Reopens Following Triple Fatal Maryland Crash (UPDATE) I-81 In PA Reopens Following Triple Fatal Maryland Crash (UPDATE)
I-81 In PA Reopens Following Triple Fatal Maryland Crash (Update) Part of Interstate 81 in Pennsylvania was shuttered following a triple fatal multi-vehicle crash at the border with Maryland, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Officials told Daily Voice on Friday.  Four tractor-trailers, at least two passenger vehicles, and several motorcycles were involved in a deadly crash at mile marker 10 on Interstate 81 South in Washington County Maryland around 11 a.m. on Sept. 1, PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice. Three people are confirmed dead, several others are entrapped, and at least one person has been airlifted from the scene a…
Excessive Heat Warning Issued In Eastern PA: NWS Excessive Heat Warning Issued In Eastern PA: NWS
Excessive Heat Warning Issued In Eastern PA: NWS Expect excessive heat and high humidity Thursday and Friday, July 27 and 28, say meteorologists with the National Weather Service.  Heat advisories are in effect for both days, as temperatures are expected to climb as high as 96 degrees Thursday and 99 degrees on Friday, meteorologists said.  Residents are advised to stay hydrated with plenty of water, bring strenuous activities indoors or avoid them altogether, and wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothes to beat the heat.  An NWS map shows excessive heat advisories in effect for all of Philadelphia and Delaware counties an…
Award-Winning Drag Queen, LGBTQ+ Advocate Joins Pennsylvania's Sexual Offender Registry Award-Winning Drag Queen, LGBTQ+ Advocate Joins Pennsylvania's Sexual Offender Registry
Award-Winning Drag Queen, LGBTQ+ Advocate Joins Pennsylvania's Sexual Offender Registry A once popular Drag Queen and beloved LGBT activist is now behind bars for the next 22 to 44 months after pleading guilty to 10 counts of child pornography.  A 28-year-old Brice Williams, also known as the drag queen Anastasia Diamond, was caught uploading child pornography to Dropbox, authorities explained at the time of his arrest. Williams was an esteemed LGBT+ advocate who previously worked with Franklin County Coalition for Progress, and United Way of Franklin County, according to social media.  The LGBT Center of Central PA awarded Williams a Rising Star Award in 2020, acco…
Missing Ex-Con Found By Police In Dauphin Co. Missing Ex-Con Found By Police In Dauphin Co.
Missing Ex-Con Found By Police In Dauphin Co. UPDATE: Lori Alyan Dolinger was "located and is safe. We thank everyone for their efforts in assisting to look for her," the police said in a release late on Friday, May 19, 2023. No additional information was shared.  ORIGINAL: A 48-year-old woman with a lengthy criminal record across three Central Pennsylvania counties is being searched for by police in Swatara Township, according to a release on Tuesday, May 16, 2023.  Lori Alyan Dolinger is missing from an unnamed location within the township, and details about her disappearance were not shared by the police.  The police did say th…
Missing Franklin County Man Sought By PA State Police Found Missing Franklin County Man Sought By PA State Police Found
Missing Franklin County Man Sought By PA State Police Found UPDATE: Evan Small was found dead on May 13, 2023, authorities informed the press on May 15. No additional information will be released.  If you or someone you love is having thoughts of suicide call or text 988 or click here to chat with a professional anytime 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  ORIGINAL: A 19-year-old Franklin County man is sought by the Pennsylvania State Police, according to a release at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, 2023.  Evan Small was last seen at his home in the 18000 block of Fannettsburg Road W in Fannettsburg, Metal Township around 5 p.m. on Tues…
4 Masked, Gloved, Armed Robberies In 3 PA Counties, Police Say 4 Masked, Gloved, Armed Robberies In 3 PA Counties, Police Say
4 Masked, Gloved, Armed Robberies In 3 PA Counties, Police Say Four robberies— three of which were armed— in three Pennsylvania counties are under investigation according to three separate releases by different agencies all issued on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.  The four robberies had similar suspects and began two weeks before the releases were issued. Each county appears to be handling the investigations separately despite the clear similarities.  York County: The first robbery happened at the Mt. Rose Ave Central Mart in York on Wednesday, April 26 around 10:50 p.m., according to the Spring Garden Township Police Department.  The suspect has been de…
Woman Dies In Crash Into PennDOT Sign On I-81: PSP Woman Dies In Crash Into PennDOT Sign On I-81: PSP
Woman Dies In Crash Into PennDOT Sign On I-81: PSP A Chambersburg woman died at the scene of the crash into a PennDOT sign along Interstate 81, Pennsylvania State Police announce on Monday, May 1, 2023.  Mollie F. Malloy was driving a red 2009 Toyota Yaris north on I-81 when she drove off the road and struck a PennDOT sign on the right side of the highway at mile marker 4.5 Antrim Township at 5:41 p.m. on  Sunday, April 30, 2023, according to the state police.  The vehicle overturned and rolled an unknown number of times, PSP said.  The 56-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene at the Franklin County Coron…
Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police
Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police A convicted drug dealer with a history of driving under the influence and giving alcohol to kids has been arrested for making threatening text messages, authorities say.  Jemel Mixell, 31, of Mechanicsburg  sent numerous threatening text messages to the victim; including graphic threats of death and bodily injury aimed at the victim and their family in Lower Allen Township, police announced on Friday, March 24, 2023. A warrant for Mixell's arrest was issued that morning at 8 a.m. following the investigation, which began on March 2, 2023 with the LATPD "took a report from a local r…
2nd Deadly Crash In PA Turnpike's Longest Tunnel In 2023: Authorities 2nd Deadly Crash In PA Turnpike's Longest Tunnel In 2023: Authorities
2nd Deadly Crash In PA Turnpike's Longest Tunnel In 2023: Authorities A second deadly crash of 2023 has happened inside the Tuscarora Tunnel, authorities say.  The latest crash happened at the border of Huntingdon and Franklin counties at mile marker 187.4 west at 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  Multiple tractor-trailers were involved in the crash and one person died at the scene, according to the Turnpike Commission and the Franklin County coroner's office.  Details about the victim were not released.  Detours were set up by Exit 161/Breezewood for just over three hours during the investigation and clean up. This is the second …
Child Rapists, Abusive Dads, Deviant Boyfriends Wanted For Sex Offender Violations Across PA Child Rapists, Abusive Dads, Deviant Boyfriends Wanted For Sex Offender Violations Across PA
Child Rapists, Abusive Dads, Deviant Boyfriends Wanted For Sex Offender Violations Across PA Eight men who committed sex crimes are wanted for Megan's Law violations in Pennsylvania, authorities announced on Friday, February 17, 2023.  Daily Voice has obtained court records and documents, as well as gathered details about the absconders so you can have a full picture of why it is so important to find them. Donald Troutman.Harrisburg Bureau of Police Donald Troutman, 51, of Allegheny County, was found guilty of multiple counts of incest and rape in 2007. He was released after serving 1,106 days or 36 months of a 60-120 month sentence in 2010, court records show. He has not regis…
Six Franklin County Businesses Burglarized In One Morning, Reward Offered For Suspects: PSP Six Franklin County Businesses Burglarized In One Morning, Reward Offered For Suspects: PSP
Six Franklin County Businesses Burglarized In One Morning, Reward Offered For Suspects: PSP Pennsylvania state police are searching for two men who robbed six businesses in Franklin County on Saturday, Nov. 19.  PSP troopers from Chambersburg were called when an alarm went off at Maria and Sal's Pizzeria located on Lincoln Way East in Guilford Township, just over 30 minutes after midnight. The two men pictured "forced entry into the business and removed U.S. currency from the register. The same suspects had committed five additional burglaries throughout Franklin County during the early morning hours," the police stated in a release on Wednesday, Nov. 23.  Only three of the busi…
Here's Where To Find Central Pennsylvania Election Returns, PA Board Of Elections Says Here's Where To Find Central Pennsylvania Election Returns, PA Board Of Elections Says
Here's Where To Find Central Pennsylvania Election Returns, PA Board Of Elections Says With so many seats up to flip the eyes of the nation seem to be on Pennsylvania and everyone says they have results but who should you trust?  There have already been ballot issues leading to voting hours being extended in one Pennsylvania county.  And to complicate the issues, the Pennsylvania State Board of Elections actually has to certify all the results so it may take a few days or longer to have everything so-called "set in stone." In the meantime, you can monitor the tallied, uncertified statewide result votes here and you can click the county names in the list below …
Kidnapper Of 2-Year-Old Girl From RI Captured On I-81 In Central PA: Police Kidnapper Of 2-Year-Old Girl From RI Captured On I-81 In Central PA: Police
Kidnapper Of 2-Year-Old Girl From RI Captured On I-81 In Central PA: Police A 24-year-old Rhode Island dad was jailed and a two-year-old girl reunited with her proper caregiver after police in Central Pennsylvania found them riding on I-81 last week, authorities said. A massive search was launched for the child and her dad, Jordan McClure, before Pennsylvania State Police spotted the suspect's pickup truck with Massachusetts registration heading south on the highway in Franklin County Thursday, Oct. 20, PSP said.  The girl was unharmed in the vehicle and her dad arrested without incident. McClure was being held in the Franklin County Jail pending extradition t…
2nd Tractor-Trailer Rollover In 2 Hours At Same Exit Closes I-81 In Central Pennsylvania 2nd Tractor-Trailer Rollover In 2 Hours At Same Exit Closes I-81 In Central Pennsylvania
2nd Tractor-Trailer Rollover In 2 Hours At Same Exit Closes I-81 In Central Pennsylvania Two tractor-trailers  rolled over at the same exit on Interstate 81 on Thursday, September, 1, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The first crash happened  in the southbound lanes between exit 14 and exit 10 in Franklin County around 8:30 a.m., according to PennDOT. This crash cleared at 10:20 a.m. but within  minutes a second tractor-trailer rollover crash happened at the same exit. No other vehicles were involved and no injuries have been reported in either crash. Traffic is being detoured at exit 14 at Wayne Avenue.
Man ID'd After Being Found In Debris At Martin's Famous Potato Rolls Chambersburg Man ID'd After Being Found In Debris At Martin's Famous Potato Rolls Chambersburg
Man ID'd After Being Found In Debris At Martin's Famous Potato Rolls Chambersburg A 30-year-old man has died following a building collapse at Martin's Famous Potato Rolls and Breads in Franklin County, authorities say. Steven Garrett Graby, of Washington Borough, Lancaster County has been identified as the man found in the debris at the construction site by the Franklin County coroner's office.  The collapse happened at a construction project on the company's campus at 1000 Garber Road in Guilford Township on Tuesday, August 30, around 2:15 p.m., according to dispatch.  Multiple concrete walls collapsed and although initially it was reported that a Martin's em…