Jillian Pikora

Assistant Managing Editor

jpikora@dailyvoice.com

Jillian is an editor and reporter based out of Pennsylvania's capital city of Harrisburg. She has a degree in Political Science and is a former political campaign manager. Over the past decade, she has worked as a staff reporter and freelance writer at Sisters Magazine, The Tempest, Huffington Post, CairoScene, and several other outlets. Prior to joining Daily Voice, Jillian worked as a digital news editor at Hearst's local NBC affiliate, WGAL News 8. She currently manages and reports stories in Pennsylvania for Daily Voice.

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24-Year-Old Pennsylvania Professional Baseball Player Killed In Crash: Officials 24-Year-Old Pennsylvania Professional Baseball Player Killed In Crash: Officials
24-Year-Old Pennsylvania Professional Baseball Player Killed In Crash: Officials A professional minor league baseball player died in a motorcycle crash last week numerous organizations confirmed on Monday, April 22. Ronny Garcia, a 24-year-old pitcher had recently signed to play for the Class AA team York Revolution before a motorcycle crash in Samana, Dominic Republic on Saturday, Hector Gomez Major League Baseball Insider reported, on Saturday, April 20. He noted that his father was also killed in the crash. Garcia was an international prospect who signed with the Houston Astros' farm system as a pitcher in 2016, playing on the minor league team from 2017 to 2023. …
Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner
Central PA Man Crushed To Death By Skid Loader On Family Farm: Coroner An accident on a family farm killed a 92-year-old man, the York County Coroner's office announced late on Sunday. David Evans had been using "the skid loader on the family farm when a family member found that the skid loader had flipped backwards at an unknown time, entrapping [him]," the coroner stated in the release. Evans was found still seatbelted in the skidloader when EMS arrived to the farm in the 5200 block of East Prospect Road in lower Windsor Township on Saturday, April 20, according to the coroner. After resuscitation efforts failed, Deputy Coroner Scott Pennewill and…
Man Dies 12 Days After Serious Central PA Crash, Police Say Man Dies 12 Days After Serious Central PA Crash, Police Say
Man Dies 12 Days After Serious Central PA Crash, Police Say A man has died in the hospital from injuries sustained in a serious car crash the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department announced on Monday, April 22. Malcolm Parker, 74 of Lancaster City, was taken to an area hospital follow a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Main Street and New Street in East Petersburg Borough, Stevens that happened around 3:53 p.m. on April 7, the department detailed in the release.  Parker passed away on Friday, April 19, according to the police.  Regarding the crash the police released the following statement: "Evidence from the prel…
Russian Man Accused Of Raping 5 Girls In Pennsylvania: Affidavit Russian Man Accused Of Raping 5 Girls In Pennsylvania: Affidavit
Russian Man Accused Of Raping 5 Girls In Pennsylvania: Affidavit A Russian man caring for five young girls in Lititz is accused of raping them numerous times beginning in 2006 and ending in 2021, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  In 2006, while the girls' father was unable to care for them, 52-year-old Vladimir Stanislavo Sayevskiy began raising them in his home in the first block of South Heck Road, Warwick Township, Lititz, Northern York County Regional Police Detective Matthew Hinkle explained in the criminal complaint. Before each of the girls turned 13 years old they were sexually assaulted in the bathrooms, bedro…
Dover HS Senior Takes His Life Less Than 2 Weeks Before 18th Birthday Dover HS Senior Takes His Life Less Than 2 Weeks Before 18th Birthday
Dover HS Senior Takes His Life Less Than 2 Weeks Before 18th Birthday A beloved 17-year-old high school senior took his life just 12 days before his birthday, and now his community is rallying to support his family.  Jamari Robb of Dover passed away on Monday, April 15, 2024, he would have turned 18 on April 28, according to social media.  One of his community members posted the following in part:  "All of our hearts are broken. We lost a great person, friend, brother, and son this week [...] Jamari Robb will live on forever here at Dover and where we travel he will remain in our hearts." Jamari was a member of the school's track team, ac…
Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: Pennsylvania State Police Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: Pennsylvania State Police
Motorcyclist Flees At 150MPH+ From Traffic Stop: Pennsylvania State Police Two motorcyclists were seen "traveling at a high rate of speed" on US Route 15 and Pennsylvania State Police are asking the public for help locating one of the riders, according to a release on April 19.  The male riders were spotted by Pennsylvania State Police in Gettysburg at mile marker 15.4 on Rt. 15 around 1:50 p.m. on April 14, as detailed in the release. One of the motorcyclists stopped but the other "an unknown Hispanic male operating a new, all-white, Yamaha R6 motorcycle fled at speeds in excess of 150 MPH on US15 NB into York County," as state in the release.  Just be…
Military Vehicle Crash Closed Lanes On I-81: PennDOT (UPDATE) Military Vehicle Crash Closed Lanes On I-81: PennDOT (UPDATE)
Military Vehicle Crash Closed Lanes On I-81: PennDOT (Update) Two multiple-vehicle crashes — one involving a military vehicle — led to lane restrictions and delays along Interstate 81 in Central Pennsylvania on Friday afternoon.  The first crash, which involved a military vehicle, happened on I-81 northbound just .6 miles north of Exit 65: US 11/15 South and North to Enola/Maryville at 2:35 p.m. on April 19, according to PennDOT's 511PA.  The lane restriction caused delays.  Daily Voice reached out to officials for more information. PennDOT spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler initially told us that the I-81 crash has "No injuries …
Man With Bloody Knife Arrested After Man Stabbed In Chest Found At McDonald's: Lancaster Police Man With Bloody Knife Arrested After Man Stabbed In Chest Found At McDonald's: Lancaster Police
Man With Bloody Knife Arrested After Man Stabbed In Chest Found At McDonald's: Lancaster Police A man stabbed in the chest was found at McDonald's and the whole stabbing was caught on camera on Thursday night, Lancaster City police announced on Friday, April 19.  The suspect is a 43-year-old man, Jonathan Matos, who is currently experiencing homelessness, court records show.  City police were called to the stabbing at McDonald's located at 210 West King Street at 8:26 p.m. on April 18, as detailed in the police release.  They arrived to find the stabbed victim with a single stab wound to the chest, but he explained he walked from the crime scene which was near the…
Suspected Killer Caught On Video After Stabbing, Hit-Run Arrested: PPD Suspected Killer Caught On Video After Stabbing, Hit-Run Arrested: PPD
Suspected Killer Caught On Video After Stabbing, Hit-Run Arrested: PPD A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the stabbing and fatal hit-and-run of a 22-year-old he was seen arguing with, the Philadelphia Police announced on Friday morning.   Mang Sang was found trapped under a white KIA GT sedan and stabbed in the throat under the Delaware Expressway when police were investigating a report of screaming in the 1600 block of South Front Street around 7:40 p.m. on Monday, April 8, as Daily Voice initially reported.  Sang was pronounced dead at the scene by Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics at 7:4…
PA Amish Dad Accused Of Incest: Affidavit PA Amish Dad Accused Of Incest: Affidavit
PA Amish Dad Accused Of Incest: Affidavit An Amish father has been charged with 15 felonies and 3 misdemeanors for raping and sexually assaulting four of his daughters over 18 years, as detailed by Ephrata Police Detective Beth Rivera in court documents obtained by Daily Voice on April 17.  On March 20, 2024, Amos Ebersol, 59 of the 500 block of South Fairmont Road, Ephrata, was charged with the following, according to his court docket: Felony Rape (three counts). Felony Incest (three counts). Felony Aggravated Indecent Assault with a person under 16 years of age (three counts). Felony Contact or Communication with a Minor - …
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