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Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In Virginia, DC Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
'RHONJ' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post: Feds 'RHONJ' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post: Feds
'Rhonj' Star's Stepson Arrested In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Thanks To Her Social Media Post: Feds The stepson of former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Sigalit "Siggy" Flicker has been arrested and charged for his involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the FBI said. To help nab Tyler Campanella, the FBI reviewed videos and images on social media — including one shared by Flicker, which shows him at the Capitol.  "I love patriots so much," Flicker wrote. "Stay safe Tyler. We love you. #StopTheSteal." Flicker later deleted the post, the FBI said. Witnesses also confirmed Campanella, who faces five misdemeanor charges, was at the Capitol wearing a blue Trump 2020 hat.…
Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC
Botched Botox Causes Illness For 19 People In 9 States Including New Jersey, New York: CDC Nineteen people in nine states, including New Jersey and New York, reported illness after injections from a "counterfeit or mishandled" injection of botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports. As of April 15, a total of 19 people from 9 states reported harmful reactions after receiving botulinum toxin injections from unlicensed or untrained individuals or in non-healthcare settings, such as homes and spas, the CDC said.  Counterfeit Botox packages. FDA States reporting these reactions include Colorado, Florida, Illinois, K…
Declining Departures Cause Spirit To Close Atlantic City Airport's Crew Hub Declining Departures Cause Spirit To Close Atlantic City Airport's Crew Hub
Declining Departures Cause Spirit To Close Atlantic City Airport's Crew Hub Spirit Airlines will close its crew base at Atlantic City International Airport, the company said. In a statement, a Spirit spokesperson said the airline will shut down its ACY crew base on Sunday, Sept. 1. The closing will affect 157 pilots and flight attendants. The move will not impact Spirit's flight schedule at ACY. "Over the past several years, our flight schedule from Atlantic City has gradually decreased to an average of 8-10 daily departures, depending on the season," the spokesperson said. "Moreover, half of this flying is to our largest crew bases in Florida. Given the grou…
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse What a day for outer space. NASA will be launching three sounding rockets during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, to study how Earth’s upper atmosphere is affected when sunlight momentarily dims over a portion of the planet. And they are expected to be visible for between 10 and 40 seconds along the East Coast. The Atmospheric Perturbations around Eclipse Path (APEP) sounding rockets will launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to study the disturbances in the ionosphere created when the Moon eclipses the Sun.  The sounding rockets will launch at three differe…
'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Traveler Caught, GF Gone After Pickpocketing Bust: Montvale PD 'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Traveler Caught, GF Gone After Pickpocketing Bust: Montvale PD
'I Love You, Goodbye': Romanian Traveler Caught, GF Gone After Pickpocketing Bust: Montvale PD "I love you," a woman told her fellow Romanian traveler after Montvale police arrested him for pickpocketing an elderly victim. "Goodbye." And she was gone. A wallet that Robert P. Nuta, a 31-year-old fugitive wanted out of Florida, swiped from the late-70-something victim outside Wegman's held $100 in cash, credit cards and a Social Security card, Montvale Police Chief Douglas McDowell said. The victim's cellphone also was taken, the chief said. Nuta and the woman he was with "piggybacked" at the nearby Apple store, with her fraudulently purchasing a $3,700 laptop while he waited outside…
Lynn Sex Trafficker Used Pandemic To Force Women Into Prostitution: Feds Lynn Sex Trafficker Used Pandemic To Force Women Into Prostitution: Feds
Lynn Sex Trafficker Used Pandemic To Force Women Into Prostitution: Feds A 34-year-old Lynn man is accused of exploiting vulnerable women who were newly unemployed, homeless, or unable to find work during the Covid-19 pandemic and forcing them into a life of prostitution and sexual servitude under unmitigated violence, authorities said.  Anthony Coleman faces three counts of sex trafficking by force, fraud, or coercion and one count of transporting a person for purposes of prostitution, the US Attorney for Massachusetts said. He was arrested on Friday, March 29.  Investigators said Coleman used the chaos that followed the Covid-19 lockdowns to coerce t…
Secaucus Couple Scammed Victims Out Of $2.2M In 'Publishers Clearing House Lottery' Scheme: PD Secaucus Couple Scammed Victims Out Of $2.2M In 'Publishers Clearing House Lottery' Scheme: PD
Secaucus Couple Scammed Victims Out Of $2.2M In 'Publishers Clearing House Lottery' Scheme: PD A couple from Secaucus is facing a litany of charges after scamming residents in multiple states out of more nearly $2.2 million, police said. Akeem Lee and Majda Hodzic-Lee called victims in Florida, Minnesota, Arizona, Kansas, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Nebraska, saying they'd won the "Publishers Clearing House Lottery," Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. In exchange for the vehicles and large sums of money the victims were told they won, they were required by Lee and Hodzic-Lee to send cash, money orders and/or gift cards for taxes, fees and IRS …
HORRIFYING: Convicted Sex Offender Lured Foreign Woman To NJ To Abuse Her Kids, Feds Say HORRIFYING: Convicted Sex Offender Lured Foreign Woman To NJ To Abuse Her Kids, Feds Say
Horrifying: Convicted Sex Offender Lured Foreign Woman To NJ To Abuse Her Kids, Feds Say WARNING: The allegations described in this report are horrific in the extreme. A registered sex offender from Bergen County lured a woman from the other side of the world to the United States so he could sexually abuse her two young children, federal authorities charged. Corey Hipscher, 52, of Lodi first got the woman's 11-year-old daughter to take naked selfies and send them to him after connecting directly with the youngster on social media, the FBI said. Among the horrific images, federal authorities said, is a video of the youngster self-penetrating with the top of a bowling pin. Soon…
Robert Buckley 'Bucky' Boies, 33, Had A Remarkable Life Robert Buckley 'Bucky' Boies, 33, Had A Remarkable Life
Robert Buckley 'Bucky' Boies, 33, Had A Remarkable Life Robert Buckley “Bucky” Boies, age 33, of Bigfork, MT, tragically passed into the arms of God on March 10, 2024. He was born October 8, 1990, in Williamsburg, VA to David Boies III and Robin Lou Boies (Weiss). Bucky graduated from Woodson High School in Fairfax, VA and Flathead College in Kalispell, MT with a degree in criminal justice. Bucky also attended Trinity Christian School, Rippowam Cisqua School, Hargrave Military Academy, and Barry University. Although a Virginian by birth, Bucky traveled extensively and lived in many places throughout the United States, including Florida, New Yor…
Woman Burglarizes Home On Same Arlington Block She Barricaded Herself In Months Ago, Police Say Woman Burglarizes Home On Same Arlington Block She Barricaded Herself In Months Ago, Police Say
Woman Burglarizes Home On Same Arlington Block She Barricaded Herself In Months Ago, Police Say Charges are racking up for a former Florida woman who barricaded herself in a vacant Virginia home last October, as she's had yet another run-in with the law after committing on a crime on the very same block, authorities said. Vivian Vann, 52, was one of two women who forced their way into a vacant home and swiped some items before leaving the scene on N. Powhatan Street in a black sedan early Monday, March 25, officials in Arlington said. During the course of the investigation, Vann was identified as a suspect, and a warrant for her arrest was obtained. She was subsequently taken int…
‘90 Day Fiance’ PA Barber Conviction Withdrawn Due Juror, Witness Interactions: DA ‘90 Day Fiance’ PA Barber Conviction Withdrawn Due Juror, Witness Interactions: DA
‘90 Day Fiance’ PA Barber Conviction Withdrawn Due Juror, Witness Interactions: DA A former Pennsylvania barber who appeared in "90 Day Fiance” and “90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?” who was extradited from Florida over six months after he was caught with fentanyl by US Marshals — has had one of his convictions dismissed due to contact between a juror and witness, the Cumberland County District Attorney Seán M. McCormack announced on Friday, March 23, 2024.  Michael Anthony Baltimore, 44 of Carlisle, PA, had been convicted on Feb. 1, 2024, in a domestic violence case from Jan. 7, 2021,  but the charges were dismissed and the case was vacate…
Missing Virginia Professor Found Dead In Florida: Officials Missing Virginia Professor Found Dead In Florida: Officials
Missing Virginia Professor Found Dead In Florida: Officials A Virginia college professor was found dead over the weekend in Florida where he had been attending a conference, university officials confirm. Averett University's Dr. David Hanbury, an associate professor of psychology, was found dead on Sunday, March 17, the university said. According to FOX 35, Hanbury had been attending a conference in Orlando and his body was found at a private men's club. While the cause of death has not yet been announced, police said it was not considered suspicious, according to FOX. Averett University had previously said Hanbury was attending the Southeaste…
Prince George's County Construction Worker Wins $100K In Lottery Scratch-Off Prince George's County Construction Worker Wins $100K In Lottery Scratch-Off
Prince George's County Construction Worker Wins $100K In Lottery Scratch-Off A construction worker from Maryland says he’s “no stranger” to lottery wins, recently taking home $5,000 in a Florida game and another large prize in Maryland. But this win, which came from a $30 $100,000 Ca$h instant ticket, was big. The 29-year-old Lanham resident purchased the scratch-off ticket at Whitfield Sunoco at 9105 Annapolis Road in Lanham, officials said Monday, March 18. His ticket showed a “win” symbol next to its corresponding $100,000 prize — pretty simple. He says he called his brother after learning just how much the ticket had won him. He plans to use the mone…
West Hempstead Man Harasses, Threatens To Kill Florida State Legislator: DA West Hempstead Man Harasses, Threatens To Kill Florida State Legislator: DA
West Hempstead Man Harasses, Threatens To Kill Florida State Legislator: DA A Long Island man has been accused of committing a hate crime after he called a legislator in Florida and left her multiple threatening voicemails, authorities said. Sixty-year-old Jacob Burbar of West Hempstead faced his arraignment on Thursday, March 14, the Nassau County District Attorney announced. According to the DA’s Office, Burbar had seen a video on Instagram regarding the Israel and Palestine conflict, prompting him to call a Florida House of Representative member’s office on November 11, 2023. The content of the videos he saw was not made public, nor was the legislator’s name…
FDA Recalls Westport Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak FDA Recalls Westport Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak
FDA Recalls Westport Oysters After Norovirus Outbreak The US Food and Drug Administration has recalled oysters grown and harvested in Connecticut following an outbreak of norovirus. In a notice on Thursday, March 14, the FDA said the outbreak was caused by oysters sold by Norwalk-based Norm Bloom and Son harvested in February. Although the FDA did not give many how many people were sickened, they did reveal the contaminated batch was associated with an outbreak in Minnesota. In the notice, the FDA warned consumers that the oysters were also sold to restaurants and retailers throughout Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryl…
GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark GOTCHA! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark
Gotcha! Five Charged With Rash Of Bergen Armed Wristwatch Robberies, Stabbing In PalPark Authorities have charged five men with robbing three separate victims of wristwatches – stabbing one of them – in two Bergen County towns, thanks to an arrest by Port Authority police. Two of the robberies occurred in broad daylight on River Road in Edgewater last fall, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said on Friday, March 1. The third included a stabbing in the victim’s driveway in Palisades Park, the prosecutor said. One of two robbers brandished a handgun while a colleague stood lookout when they robbed the first Edgewater victim shortly after 3 a.m. Oct. 24, Musella said. The ro…
Frederick County School Board Member Miles Adkins Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot Frederick County School Board Member Miles Adkins Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot
Frederick County School Board Member Miles Adkins Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot A member of a Virginia school board charged in the Jan. 6, 2021 US Capitol riot tells Daily Voice he won't be resigning. Miles Adkins, who sits on the Frederick County School Board, was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 27, according to an FBI affidavit. "We don't allow bullies in the schools so I'm not going to be bullied off the board," said Adkins, who represents the Shawnee district. Since 2021, Adkins has been charged with DWI and public intoxication. When asked about the charges by Daily Voice, Adkins said he made mistakes in the past and took responsibility for them. When asked if he would att…
Two Paterson Inspectors Took Bribes For Permits: NJ Attorney General Two Paterson Inspectors Took Bribes For Permits: NJ Attorney General
Two Paterson Inspectors Took Bribes For Permits: NJ Attorney General Two Paterson housing and zoning inspectors were indicted on Tuesday, Feb. 20 for accepting bribes in exchange for issuing illegitimate building permits, Attorney General Matthew Platkin said. Jose Fermin, a 50-year-old Prospect Park resident and Jose Juan Guerrero-Cruz, a 44-year-old Florida resident carried out their scheme between Dec. 2020 and Feb. 2022,  producing bogus documents that including imitation signatures purportedly written by Paterson’s Planning and Zoning Director, Platkin said.  Guerrero-Cruz and Fermin would accept money in exchange for Fermin producing the…
Mega Millions Ticket Worth $10K Sold At Lakewood Grocery Store Mega Millions Ticket Worth $10K Sold At Lakewood Grocery Store
Mega Millions Ticket Worth $10K Sold At Lakewood Grocery Store As the Mega Millions jackpot keeps growing, a $10,000 winning ticket was sold at an Ocean County grocery store, officials said. According to a New Jersey Lottery spokesperson, the winning ticket was purchased from The Glory Grocery on East Fourth Street in Lakewood. The $10,000 winner was in the drawing on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The winning numbers were 6, 18, 26, 27, and 49. The MegaBall was 4. Mega Millions said a ticket sold in Florida matched every number except the MegaBall and is worth $1 million. The NJ Lottery also said another $10,000 winner was purchased in Passaic Coun…
Mount Vernon Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Report Mount Vernon Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Report
Mount Vernon Native Sean Combs Accused Of Sexually Harassing, Drugging Male Producer: Report Successful hip-hop artist and New York native Sean Combs, who is also known as "Puff Daddy," "P. Diddy," and "Diddy," is being sued by a producer on his latest album who is accusing him of sexual harassment, according to numerous reports.  The lawsuit against Combs, a Westchester County native from Mount Vernon, was filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday, Feb. 26, and accuses the artist and producer of sexually harassing, threatening, and drugging producer Rodney "Lil Rod" Jones, according to a report by NBC News.  According to the outlet, J…
Hulk Hogan's Attorney Representing Westfield Student Filing AI Nude Photo Lawsuit Hulk Hogan's Attorney Representing Westfield Student Filing AI Nude Photo Lawsuit
Hulk Hogan's Attorney Representing Westfield Student Filing AI Nude Photo Lawsuit The family of a high school student from Westfield has filed a lawsuit against her peer who allegedly made A.I. nude images of her and shared them with classmates. The lawsuit was filed after the student and her family found out no criminal charges were to be filed against the defendant in the suit and other witnesses did not cooperate with police, according to the complaint.  The plaintiffs are asking $150,000 for each image that was disseminated.  The student is represented by Shane Vogt, a Florida based litigator, whose clients have included Hulk Hogan and Sarah Palin, and Joh…
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster
Blockbuster Hurricane Season Could Be Coming: 'Serious, Growing Concerns,' Says Forecaster The return of La Niña and historically warm water across the Atlantic Ocean have some forecasters sounding the alarm about what could be a super-charged 2024 hurricane season. Those two factors will set the groundwork for a potentially blockbuster season, and there are already “serious and growing concerns," AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter said. The season runs from Saturday, June 1 through Saturday, Nov. 30.  La Niña typically leads to more tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic due to reduced wind shear, or disruptive winds high in the atmosphere. "The …
Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police
Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police Four people, including a trooper, were taken to a hospital following a four-vehicle crash, Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release on Feb. 23.  The crash began with a pursuit on US 30 East in West Whiteland Township at 2:46 p.m. on Feb. 3, as detailed in the PSP release.  PSP Trooper Craig A. Fry, 30 of Coatesville, was pursuing Syrron N. Hovington, 20 of Downingtown's 2023 black Kia Forte as he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle using lights and sirens, according to the release.  Hovington also failed to stop for Trooper Fry, instead exiting the high…
Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit
Ex-BF Swindled Bergen County Realtor Out Of $71K: Lawsuit Christina LaBarbiera remembers watching the hit Netflix show "Tinder Swindler" and thinking what happened to those women could never happen to her. Until it did, she says. The show follows a group of women who say they met a man on the popular dating app Tinder, who swindled them out of millions of dollars collectively. And they want justice. LaBarbiera, a 35-year-old realtor with Christie's International from Bergen County, says her story isn't all that different.  UPDATE: Robert Harris was lodged in the Bergen County Jail on Monday, March 18, records show. Last November, she …
Target Shoplifter Busted With Illegal Loaded Gun, Hollow-Point Bullets In Morris County: Police Target Shoplifter Busted With Illegal Loaded Gun, Hollow-Point Bullets In Morris County: Police
Target Shoplifter Busted With Illegal Loaded Gun, Hollow-Point Bullets In Morris County: Police This was probably not the trip to Target they were looking for. A man from Florida was arrested in Washington Township for having illegal firearms after he and another man were initially busted for shoplifting from Target on Saturday, Feb. 3, police said on Facebook. Upon arriving at Target, police encountered two men, age 37 and 40, respectively, from Miami Gardens, officers said. After taking the subjects into custody, one man was found to be carrying a loaded illegal handgun, police said.  Detectives assisted with the investigation and found the man also possessed an assault weapon…
Beloved Retired Ossining Police Sergeant Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch' Beloved Retired Ossining Police Sergeant Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch'
Beloved Retired Ossining Police Sergeant Dies: 'Steadfast Patriarch' A community in Northern Westchester is mourning the loss of a beloved former police sergeant who left quite a lasting impact.  Retired Ossining Police Sergeant Richard Parthemore Sr. died in Florida on Monday morning, Jan. 29, the department announced on social media.  Parthemore joined the Village of Ossining Police Department in 1968 and dedicated himself to serving his community until he retired from the Town of Ossining Police Department decades later in 1988.  Serving Ossining ran in Parthemore's family, as his brother, Jeffery, and son, Richard Part…
Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50 Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50
Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50 A community in Westchester is mourning the sudden loss of a police officer who died just shy of her 17-and-a-half-year anniversary with her department.  Yonkers Police Officer Laurine Williams died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 22 after a battle with medical complications, the department announced on Wednesday, Jan. 31.  Williams, who died only two weeks after her 50th birthday, was born in Gainesville, Florida in 1974. After growing up in the South, she eventually moved to New York and first became an officer with the New York City Police Department.  Years later, in 2007, …
Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds
Felon Driving With Child, Woman In SUV Busted With Illegal Guns, Fentanyl During DC Stop: Feds A convicted felon with a checkered criminal history will spend more time behind bars after being busted with illegal weapons while driving with a child in the backseat of his SUV during a traffic stop in DC. District resident John Michael Wilcox, 36, has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for illegally possessing a Ruger Archangel rifle and a .32 caliber pistol when his SUV was stopped by police near Nationals Park, federal authorities announced. According to court documents, Wilcox was stopped by US Park Police officers on July 12, 2022, when they noticed his black SUV had an illegally …
Royal Rumble: NJ's Liv Morgan Makes Splash In Big Return To WWE Royal Rumble: NJ's Liv Morgan Makes Splash In Big Return To WWE
Royal Rumble: NJ's Liv Morgan Makes Splash In Big Return To WWE When it comes to the Women's Royal Rumble, Liv Morgan, a Bergen County native, is always the bridesmaid, never the bride. For the second year in a row, Morgan a.k.a. Gianna Daddio, who was raised in Elmwood Park, was the runner-up in the 2024 WWE Women's Royal Rumble on Saturday, Jan. 27, outlasting 28 other women before being eliminated by Bayley.  This was Morgan's first appearance since she injured her shoulder last July. LIV MORGAN IS BACK!@YaOnlyLivvOnce returns in the Women's #RoyalRumble Match as the surprise number 30 entrant! pic.twitter.com/WU563qBU0C — WWE (@WWE) January…
Hagerstown Woman Who Helped Florida Man Sexually Exploit Minors Heading To Prison: Feds Hagerstown Woman Who Helped Florida Man Sexually Exploit Minors Heading To Prison: Feds
Hagerstown Woman Who Helped Florida Man Sexually Exploit Minors Heading To Prison: Feds The Maryland woman who helped facilitate illicit hotel rendezvous involving women and a 76-year-old predator from Florida is going to spend more than a decade in prison, federal authorities announced.  Hagerstown resident Jane Ellen Campbell, 35, has been sentenced to 210 months in federal prison, followed by 15 years of supervised release, for distribution of child pornography related to one of the underage victims who was preyed on by Florida man John Balch.  The Jacksonville native admitted to sexually exploiting six minors between the ages of 3 and 15 years old between 2017 an…