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…
'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…
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…
Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report
Terrorists With ISIS Ties Arrested In Philadelphia, NYC: Report Eight people believed to have ties to ISIS were taken into federal custody in Philadelphia and beyond, 6abc reports.  The outlet says the suspects, some of whom were also arrested in Los Angeles and New York City, crossed over the southern border last year.  The FBI and Department of Homeland Security provided a joint statement to Daily Voice:  “Over the last few days, ICE agents arrested several non-citizens pursuant to immigration authorities. The actions were carried out in close coordination with the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces. The individuals arrested are detaine…
'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 …
PA Holiday Inn Employee ID'd After Fatal Fall Into Air Shaft: Coroner PA Holiday Inn Employee ID'd After Fatal Fall Into Air Shaft: Coroner
PA Holiday Inn Employee ID'd After Fatal Fall Into Air Shaft: Coroner A fall into a open grate hole has left a worker dead at a Pennsylvania Holdiay Inn on Sunday, officials say.  Alexei Rodriguez-Balceiro, 42 of the 430 block of East King Street in Lancaster, died at 3:20 p.m. following multiple attempts to save his life after he was pulled unconcious from an air vent shaft, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police and the County Coroner's Office announced on Monday. The Lancaster City Bureau of Fire was called to the hotel located at 26 East Chestnut Street in Lancaster at 2:53 p.m. on June 9, according to a release by the police.  The hotel…
Berks Coroner Seeks Next-Of-Kin For Late Reading Man Berks Coroner Seeks Next-Of-Kin For Late Reading Man
Berks Coroner Seeks Next-Of-Kin For Late Reading Man Officials are looking for the family of a man who died in Reading Hospital over the weekend.  Scott P. Campbell, 52, died from natural causes on Sunday, June 9, the Berks County Coroner's Office said. His last known address was the Hope Rescue Mission, 645 N. 6th Street, Reading. Anyone who can contact his loved ones is asked to call the Coroner at 610-478-3280. 
Philly Area Stalker Called Victim From Jail Day After Arrest, Report Says Philly Area Stalker Called Victim From Jail Day After Arrest, Report Says
Philly Area Stalker Called Victim From Jail Day After Arrest, Report Says A man charged with stalking called his victim from jail just one day after his arrest in a Pennsylvania town, 6abc reports. Matthew Kwatyra, 30, of Allentown, was arrested on Thursday, June 6, in connection with a stalking incident that happened in Darby, Police Chief Joseph Gabe Jr. said. According to 6abc, which cites the criminal complaint, Kwatyra had worked with the victim at an Audi dealership before he was last November, and contacted her multiple times via text or email since then. The outlet also cited chief Gabe saying the victim got a notification about an AirTag on her phon…
'We'll Never Forget This': Record-Breaking Perch Caught In Chester County 'We'll Never Forget This': Record-Breaking Perch Caught In Chester County
'We'll Never Forget This': Record-Breaking Perch Caught In Chester County A 19-year-old from Berks County set a new state record when he caught a 2-pound, 1-ounce white perch in the Delaware River.  The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said Christopher Barrett's catch topped the previous state record for white perch, set in 2008.  Barrett and his dad Craig, both of Mohnton, set out in a 20-foot center console fishing boat from the Ridley Township Municipal Marina on April 14 and headed up the river, officials said in a release.  They ended up just below the Commodore Barry Bridge in Chester County and were using heavy-duty spinning rods …
PA Jehovah's Witness Elder Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Children PA Jehovah's Witness Elder Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Children
PA Jehovah's Witness Elder Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Children One of several Jehovah's Witnesses accused of child sexual abuse has been convicted, the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office announced on Thursday, June 6.  Norman Aviles-Garriga, 44 of Lancaster County, molested at least three young children between the ages of five and ten, as Daily Voice previously reported. Aviles-Garriga's status as an elder in his congregation helped him gain the trust of many parents and afforded him access to their children, as initially noted. The abuse happened between 1999 and 2003 in Lancaster City, Attorney General Michelle Henry explained in this update…
27 Pennsylvanians Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak: CDC 27 Pennsylvanians Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
27 Pennsylvanians Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak: CDC Dozens of Pennsylvanians are among the 162 people affected by a salmonella outbreak, according to health officials.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the outbreak is linked to cucumbers sold in bulk to retail distribution centers in 14 states. Sellers may also have shipped the affected produce to other states.  The supplier, Fresh Start Produce Sales, recalled the cucumbers on May 31. They were grown in Florida and shipped from May 17 to May 21, according to the CDC.  Officials said 27 Pennsylvanians have gotten sick, more than in any other state.…
PA Dad-To-Be Sentenced For Repeatedly Abusing Toddler Until Leg Broke PA Dad-To-Be Sentenced For Repeatedly Abusing Toddler Until Leg Broke
PA Dad-To-Be Sentenced For Repeatedly Abusing Toddler Until Leg Broke A mere two days before a child abuser was sentenced for breaking a toddler's leg and leaving bruises on "nearly every surface of this child’s body" as  Lancaster County Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Ponessa said  — he took to social media to announce that he and his wife are expecting a baby girl.  Timofey "Tim" Igor Freint, 30 of the 2200 block of Furnace Hills Pike in Lititz, pleaded guilty in March 2024 to Felony Aggravated Assault, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Misdemeanor Recklessly Endangering Another Person, and Felony Aggravated Assault of Victim Less…
$1.9 Million Lottery Prize Won By Pottstown Player $1.9 Million Lottery Prize Won By Pottstown Player
$1.9 Million Lottery Prize Won By Pottstown Player A Match 6 player at a Pottstown shop won a $1.9 million prize this week, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery.  Officials said the lucky player matched all six winning numbers in the Tuesday, June 4 drawing to take home the jackpot prize.  Pat's Beverage at 1423 East High Street will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning slip.  Winners have up to one year from the drawing date to claim their prize, and all winning tickets should be immediately signed on the back. More than 50,000 other Match 6 players won prizes of some amount in Tuesday's drawing and every …
Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs
Coatesville Parents Ran Fundraiser For Son Who Allegedly Overdosed On Their Drugs The Coatesville parents charged with their son's overdose death last July launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for his funeral expenses.  The verified campaign raised $895 after it was posted on July 30, 2023.  "My name is Mousa Hawa I am asking for help to cover cost for my son Hunter Hawa," the campaign reads. "He passed suddenly 7/26/2023 we are having him cremated and then we will have a service for him(.)" Hawa and Holly Back are each charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in Hunter's July 26 overdose death, the Chester County District Attorney'…
Teen Missing From Central PA: Police Teen Missing From Central PA: Police
Teen Missing From Central PA: Police A 15-year-old girl is missing, the York County Regional Police Department announced on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 5.  Lauren Livingston was last seen leaving her home in York Township around 10:45 p.m. on June 4, the police detailed in the release. They are asking the public for help locating her.  Lauren is approximately 5'2" tall, weighs 125 lbs, and has multiple ear and nose piercings.  In a Facebook post her mom explained that she was last since in the following outfit:  "She had a pair of pajama pants on that are black with white stripes and more then likely…
22-Year-Old Man In 'Critical Condition' After Crash In Montco, Police Say 22-Year-Old Man In 'Critical Condition' After Crash In Montco, Police Say
22-Year-Old Man In 'Critical Condition' After Crash In Montco, Police Say A Limerick motorcyclist was severely injured in a crash with a minivan in Upper Providence on Monday, June 3, township police say.  The 22-year-old was headed east on Black Rock Road when he lost control on the curve at Olympic Road, authorities said. His bike crossed over into the westbound lane and struck the minivan.  Police said he was taken to a trauma center in critical condition while the driver of the minivan was treated for minor injuries at the scene. The minivan driver is cooperating with investigators, officials added.  Anyone who witnessed the wreck is asked to …
Giant, Flying, Multi-Colored Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Head To Northeast: What To Know Giant, Flying, Multi-Colored Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Head To Northeast: What To Know
Giant, Flying, Multi-Colored Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Head To Northeast: What To Know Large yellow-and-gray spiders with 4-inch-long legs that can fly through the air are heading to the Northeast and could show up this summer, according to multiple reports. Sightings of the Trichonephila clavata species known as "Joro spiders" have already been reported in 10 Eastern states, CBS News says. A New Jersey pest control company in January had warned that this might happen. 4NJ Pest, based in Flanders, said the spiders act as "pest controllers" in their natural habitats, however, their introduction to not-native species could be detrimental to the balance of local ecosystems.…
Carjacker Who Threatened To Inject Victims With Syringe Sentenced: Bucks DA Carjacker Who Threatened To Inject Victims With Syringe Sentenced: Bucks DA
Carjacker Who Threatened To Inject Victims With Syringe Sentenced: Bucks DA A convicted carjacker who brandished a syringe during a string of Bucks County thefts will spend up to two decades in prison, according to prosecutors.  The District Attorney's Office said Monday that Kevin O’Connell was sentenced to 11 to 25 years in prison. He previously pleaded no contest to multiple counts including robbery of a motor vehicle and terroristic threats, authorities said.  Investigators have said O'Connell stole an elderly woman's 2007 Toyota Camry in Bristol Borough in August 2022.  Prosecutors said the victim was walking back to her car after an …
Gone In 6 Minutes: PA Officer's Family Watches Helplessly As Home Burns, Campaign Says Gone In 6 Minutes: PA Officer's Family Watches Helplessly As Home Burns, Campaign Says
Fire Destroys Home Of Hatboro Sgt. Alex Bruckner Six minutes was all it took for one Montgomery County officer's home to burn to the ground. That's according to a GoFundMe campaign launched by Amanda Karns Hatboro Sgt. Alex Bruckner. The campaign says the officer's home "rapidly burnt to the ground" due to an electrical fire on the family's back deck around 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1. Bruckner, his wife, her mother, their three young children, and the family pet escaped unharmed — but the property was a total loss, colleagues said.  Please SHARE, SHARE, SHARE. Friends this is why we are here. Hatboro Sergeant Alex Bruckner, h…