Three Dog Deaths Linked To Same Alexandria PetSmart Facility Three Dog Deaths Linked To Same Alexandria PetSmart Facility
Three Dog Deaths Linked To Same Alexandria PetSmart Facility A third dog has died after being housed at a PetSmart boarding facility in Alexandria, according to officials. An investigation was launched early in July when the Alexandria Animal Services team was contacted regarding the death of a dog at the PetsHotel in the 3300 block of Richmond Highway. Following the initial death - which is still being probed, pending a necropsy report to determine its exact cause of death - two other pet owners have come forward with similar claims, prompting officials to inspect the PetSmart location every two days.  "Since the complaint, our Animal Services…
Baltimore Man Gets Decades In Prison After Howard County Victim Found Dead In Burning Home Baltimore Man Gets Decades In Prison After Howard County Victim Found Dead In Burning Home
Baltimore Man Gets Decades In Prison After Howard County Victim Found Dead In Burning Home The home invader implicated in a fatal incident and arson last year is going to spend decades in prison, according to the Howard County State's Attorney's Office. Baltimore native Dennis Lee Graham, 40, was sentenced to 70 years in prison with all but 40 years suspended for his role in the death of 64-year-old James Sents, Jr. in Elkridge. According to police, at approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 3, 2023, officers were called to Sents' home in the 6000 block of Old Washington Road to investigate a reported home invasion, where they were met by smoke coming from a bedroom. Upon arrival, fir…
Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Project Breaks Ground In Bellport On Way To Powering 600K Homes Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Project Breaks Ground In Bellport On Way To Powering 600K Homes
Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Project Breaks Ground In Bellport On Way To Powering 600K Homes Work on the nation’s largest offshore wind project is officially underway in New York. On Long Island, local and state leaders attended a ceremonial groundbreaking at the Boys and Girls Club of Bellport on Wednesday, July 17, for Sunrise Wind, a 924-megawatt project expected to produce enough energy to power 600,000 homes. The project – located approximately 30 miles east of Montauk – will support over 800 union jobs during the construction phase and will lead to economic benefits stretching from the Capital Region to Long Island, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office said. Earlier Report: 'Ju…
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…
Yorktown Bans ATVs On Public Property After Man Attacked At Park Yorktown Bans ATVs On Public Property After Man Attacked At Park
Yorktown Bans ATVs On Public Property After Man Attacked At Park A Northern Westchester town has banned the use of all-terrain vehicles on public property almost a year after a man was run down at a baseball field.  In an announcement on Friday, July 19, the Town of Yorktown revealed it adopted new regulations for ATVs and off-highway motorcycles following a vehicular assault in late August that left a man with severe injuries.  On the day of the assault, Sunday, Aug. 27, around 2:45 p.m., Yorktown resident Kyle Frankild allegedly ran down 64-year-old Ed Moffett with an ATV at a baseball field at 2406 Hunterbrook Rd., rendering him un…
Harrowing Footage Shows 7-Month-Old Baby Shot At Point-Blank Range In Philadelphia Harrowing Footage Shows 7-Month-Old Baby Shot At Point-Blank Range In Philadelphia
Harrowing Footage Shows 7-Month-Old Baby Shot At Point-Blank Range In Philadelphia The woman wanted in connection to the shooting of an infant in the Holmesburg section of north Philly has been apprehended, authorities announced. Police say that at around 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, officers were called to the 4000 block of Meridian Street to investigate a reported shooting that left a 7-month-old child with a gunshot wound to his leg. According to NBC10, the woman was identified as 28-year-old Philadelphia resident Dominique Billups. The woman reportedly approached the his victims and fired shots before fleeing the area in the direction of the 4000 block of Lansing Str…
Ossining Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill USPS Employees, Burn Down Post Offices Ossining Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill USPS Employees, Burn Down Post Offices
Ossining Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill USPS Employees, Burn Down Post Offices A Northern Westchester man has been accused of threatening to kill US Postal Service employees and burn down post officers. Ossining resident Anthony Alfano, age 46, was arrested in Yorktown Heights on Friday, July 19, after making violent threats against USPS employees and threatening to burn down US post offices in Ossining, according to federal authorities.  The threats were made amid frustrations over a delayed parcel containing cremated remains from Florida, according to Damian Williams, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York. According to court filings, Alfano th…
Motorcyclist In Dickerson Critically Injured In Crash Involving Tractor (DEVELOPING) Motorcyclist In Dickerson Critically Injured In Crash Involving Tractor (DEVELOPING)
Motorcyclist In Dickerson Critically Injured In Crash Involving Tractor (Developing) One person suffered serious injuries following a motorcycle crash in Montgomery County involving farm equipment. First responders were called to the area of Old Hundred Road and Thurston Road in Dickerson on Saturday afternoon, where there was a reported crash involving a motorcyclist and a tractor. TRAFFIC ADVISORY - Old Hundred Road is closed between Thurston Road and Comus Road due to a traffic collision. Drivers are advised to seek an alternate route. Expect significant delays. #mcpnwes pic.twitter.com/k0mrv4onzG — Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) July 20, 2024 The…
'Armed, Dangerous' Suspect Wanted In Connection To Murder Of 12-Year-Old In Baltimore 'Armed, Dangerous' Suspect Wanted In Connection To Murder Of 12-Year-Old In Baltimore
'Armed, Dangerous' Suspect Wanted In Connection To Murder Of 12-Year-Old In Baltimore Seen him?  An alert was issued by the Baltimore Police Department as they attempt to track down Omar Passmore, who is wanted in connection to the murder of 12-year-old Breaunna Cormley in the 500 block of North Kenwood Avenue. At around 8 p.m. on Friday, July 19, officers were called to investigate the shooting, where they found Cormley suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wounds. First responders performed CPR and attempted to save her life, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. The 28-year-old Passmore was identified as a suspect on Saturday. He was described as being 6-fo…
Inmate Death At Harford County Detention Center Was Due To COVID, Sheriff Says Inmate Death At Harford County Detention Center Was Due To COVID, Sheriff Says
Inmate Death At Harford County Detention Center Was Due To COVID, Sheriff Says The detoxing 33-year-old woman who died at the Harford County Detention Center earlier this year was due to natural causes, nothing nefarious, according to the Office of the State Medical Examiner's Office. In May, Brittani Ugrotzi was found unresponsive in her cell, and she was later pronounced dead after being treated by staff members and paramedics. On Saturday, July 20, the Harford County Sheriff's Office announced that her death was determined to be "of natural causes with contributing factors of COVID-19 pneumonia with dehydration complicated by opioid withdrawal." Ugrotzi was booked…
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 Severely Injures Business Owner, PA Dad Of 4: GoFundMe 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…
Jake Paul Vs. Mike Perry Undercard Features Ridgefield Park Boxer Tonight Jake Paul Vs. Mike Perry Undercard Features Ridgefield Park Boxer Tonight
Jake Paul Vs. Mike Perry Undercard Features Ridgefield Park Boxer Tonight Dane Guerrero never intended to compete. The 36-year-old boxer began learning self defense and MMA at 19 years old. He liked the fitness. The self-confidence he gained from being able to protect himself and others. But fighting for sport was never in the cards for Guerrero, he said. Until it was. On Saturday, July 20, Guerrero, who owns Combat Fitness Club in Ridgefield Park, will be fighting against Ariel Perez on the Jake Paul vs. Mike Perry undercard in Miami, FL. Guerrero's fight is the fourth in the four-round preliminary event expected to begin at 7 p.m. The main event features Pau…
Man With Gunshot Wound To Head Found Dead In Car On Clifton Street: Prosecutor Man With Gunshot Wound To Head Found Dead In Car On Clifton Street: Prosecutor
Man With Gunshot Wound To Head Found Dead In Car On Clifton Street: Prosecutor A man with a gunshot wound to his head was found dead in a vehicle just after midnight in Clifton, authorities said. Officers responding to reports of shots fired found the man dead inside of a Honda HRV on Lakeview and Merselis avenues just before 12:20 a.m. Saturday, July 20, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi said. The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information was expected to be released. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line …
3 Dogs Found Abandoned Near Road In Putnam Valley: Information Needed 3 Dogs Found Abandoned Near Road In Putnam Valley: Information Needed
3 Dogs Found Abandoned Near Road In Putnam Valley: Information Needed Authorities are asking for help from the public in finding whoever abandoned three dogs near a Hudson Valley road. The three dogs were found in Putnam County during the early morning hours of Saturday, July 13 in the area of Sunken Mine Road in Putnam Valley, the Putnam County SPCA announced on Monday, July 15.  The dogs appear to all be around 1-and-a-half years old and are female collie mixes.  So far, the SPCA has received one tip regarding the dogs' past owner and authorities have interviewed people about the abandonment.  Anyone with more information can call the SPCA …
$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…
Massive Search Under Way For Missing Man In Stafford, Sheriff Says Massive Search Under Way For Missing Man In Stafford, Sheriff Says
Massive Search Under Way For Missing Man In Stafford, Sheriff Says The Stafford County Sheriff's Office is utilizing drones and K-9s in its search for a missing man. Jonathan Cain, 31, who has autism and is hard of hearing, hasn't been seen since 3 p.m. Friday, July 19, Sheriff David Decatur said. Early Saturday morning, July 20, authorities were searching along the 300 block of Richland Road in Hartwood. Jonathan is a 6 foot tall 190 pound white man and was last seen wearing red shorts with a silver stripe, white new balance tennis shoes, and possibly a neon green backpack. Jonathan may attempt to hide in a shed or outbuilding. If you have any informat…
1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says 1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says
1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says 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…
Yonkers Man Sells Opioid Three Times Stronger Than Fentanyl, Feds Say Yonkers Man Sells Opioid Three Times Stronger Than Fentanyl, Feds Say
Yonkers Man Sells Opioid Three Times Stronger Than Fentanyl, Feds Say Two men, including one from Westchester County, face federal charges for allegedly selling a narcotic up to three times stronger than fentanyl, officials announced.  Yonkers resident Miguel de Jesus Reyes Medina, age 49, and Camden, NJ resident Erik Alberto Lopez Valdez, age 38, were arrested on Thursday, July 18 on drug distribution charges, the US Attorney's Office for Southern District of New York announced.  According to federal officials, in April 2024, Reyes Medina agreed to sell fentanyl to an undercover agent working with law enforcement, reportedly asking f…
Teacher Seen Assaulting Student In Disturbing Video Charged In Essex County: Cops Teacher Seen Assaulting Student In Disturbing Video Charged In Essex County: Cops
Teacher Seen Assaulting Student In Disturbing Video Charged In Essex County: Cops A West Orange teacher has been arrested for assaulting an 11-year-old student, authorities said. Jaron Spicer, 32, of Bayonne, has been charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child and simple assault — a disorderly persons offense — following an incident on April 18, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and West Orange Police Chief James P. Abbott said. Disturbing footage shared by Pix11 shows Spicer, a teacher at Mt. Carmel Guild Academy on Valley Way, throwing the boy to the ground and holding him down with his own body weight. The outlet s…
$2M Scheme: 3 LIers Among 4 Nabbed For Defrauding Company, Feds Say $2M Scheme: 3 LIers Among 4 Nabbed For Defrauding Company, Feds Say
$2M Scheme: 3 LIers Among 4 Nabbed For Defrauding Company, Feds Say Four men have been accused of creating hundreds of fictitious brokerage accounts in defrauding a financial services company of more than $2 million. They have pleaded guilty in federal court in Central Islip to money laundering conspiracy in connection with the scheme involving the global financial services firm based in Menlo Park, California, which is located near San Francisco. Three of the four are Long Island residents: Edward Hernandez, also known as “Ghost,” age 33, of Lindenhurst; Christopher Flagg, also known as “Venus," age 28, of Copiague; Daquan Lloyd, also…
Man Found Dead With Knife Near Body Believed Killed By Roommate In Jackson Township: Prosecutor Man Found Dead With Knife Near Body Believed Killed By Roommate In Jackson Township: Prosecutor
Man Found Dead With Knife Near Body Believed Killed By Roommate In Jackson Township: Prosecutor A Jackson Township man has been charged with murder in the death of his roommate, according to authorities in Ocean County. Robert Sunris, 74, was found dead having suffering stab wounds, with a knife near his body, in a home on Maple Street just before 6 a.m. Friday, July 19,  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Jackson Township Police Chief Matthew Kunz said. Louis Gargiso, 38, is believed to have stabbed Sunris and was later charged with murder and weapons offenses, authorities said. A post-mortem examination determined that Sunris’ death was a stab wound and the …
Fatal Crash: 31-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On East Patchogue Roadway Fatal Crash: 31-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On East Patchogue Roadway
Fatal Crash: 31-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On East Patchogue Roadway A 31-year-old was killed in a crash on Long Island. The incident happened in East Patchogue, on Americus Avenue south of Brookhaven Avenue, at around 8 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Suffolk County Police said the man, Noe Moran Contreras, of East Patchogue, was operating a dirt bike when he lost control and struck a pole. He was taken by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. Investigators impounded the bike for a safety check. The identity of the victim has not yet been released. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Suffolk County …
Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Wallkill Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Wallkill Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence
Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Wallkill Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence A Hudson Valley man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for arranging his neighbor's murder. Orange County resident Enoch Lowe, age 25, of Wallkill, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Orange County Court on Thursday, July 18, following convictions for murder and related charges in the death of Jeffrey Harris. Prosecutors said Lowe agreed to pay 24-year-old Damante Stansberry, of Middletown, $15,000 to kill the 53-year-old Harris, a neighbor with whom he had a longstanding feud. Earlier Report: Man Paid Friend To Stab Hudson Valley Neighbor To Dea…
PA Grandparents, Granddaughter In Minnesota RV Crash Face Long Road To Recovery: Fund PA Grandparents, Granddaughter In Minnesota RV Crash Face Long Road To Recovery: Fund
PA 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…
Man Accused Of 1979 Rape, Murder Of Maryland Mother Convicted: Charles County State's Attorney Man Accused Of 1979 Rape, Murder Of Maryland Mother Convicted: Charles County State's Attorney
Man Accused Of 1979 Rape, Murder Of Maryland Mother Convicted: Charles County State's Attorney Justice has been served for a Maryland family more than four decades after Vickie Lynn Belk was abducted and murdered in Maryland. Last year, the Charles County Sheriff's Office announced that District resident Andre Taylor was arrested on charges that included rape and murder in connection to Belk's death, who was found in Bryans Road on Metropolitan Church Road after she was killed 45 years ago.  Vickie Lynn BelkCharles County Sheriff On Friday, July 19, the state's attorney's office announced that Taylor was convicted by a jury after just two hours of deliberation following …
Homeless Man Stole Rifle From Store, Passed It Off To Second Suspect In Lexington Park: Sheriff Homeless Man Stole Rifle From Store, Passed It Off To Second Suspect In Lexington Park: Sheriff
Homeless Man Stole Rifle From Store, Passed It Off To Second Suspect In Lexington Park: Sheriff A man known to set up shop in a homeless encampment in St. Mary's County was arrested after providing another man with a rifle stolen from an area sporting goods store in Lexington Park, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies were called to the Tackle Box in the 22000 block of Three Notch Road earlier this week, where there was a reported theft involving a man who walked into the store, went behind the sales counter, took a Ruger AR-15 from the display rack, concealing it between his shirt before leaving the store. Photos of the man - Roger Glenn Chin, 40 - were shared, and a deputy re…
Baby Dies After Being Left In Car In East Hanover: Prosecutor Baby Dies After Being Left In Car In East Hanover: Prosecutor
Baby Dies After Being Left In Car In East Hanover: Prosecutor Authorities in Morris County are investigating the death of a 6-month-old infant on Wednesday, July 17. Police were called to a parking lot near South Ridgedale Avenue at Route 10 in East Hanover around 1:30 p.m. where they found the baby girl in a parked vehicle, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll said.  Paramedics attempted to render lifesaving aid and the baby was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Preliminary information indicates the child was left unattended in the vehicle prior to death, the prosecutor said. The baby's mother was taken to an area hosp…
Newly Minted Maryland Millionaires Celebrate Scratch-Off Win With Game Of Golf Newly Minted Maryland Millionaires Celebrate Scratch-Off Win With Game Of Golf
Newly Minted Maryland Millionaires Celebrate Scratch-Off Win With Game Of Golf A pair of Maryland Lottery players traveled from Frederick into Virginia for a job, only to turn right around for a day on the links after winning $1 million on a scratcher. "Mr. Papagiorgio" is Maryland's newest millionaire after winning big on a 100X The Cash scratch-off ticket, which they celebrated with a game of golf after given the go ahead to take off from their boss. What started as a routine day for the construction workers began with a Frederick man picking up iced coffee and doughnuts, while his Hagerstown coworker picked up some scratchers for them to play once they made th…
Drugged Spotsy Driver Detained After Struggle With Deputies, Stafford Sheriff Says (UPDATED) Drugged Spotsy Driver Detained After Struggle With Deputies, Stafford Sheriff Says (UPDATED)
Drugged Spotsy Driver Detained After Struggle With Deputies, Stafford Sheriff Says (Updated) The Spotsylvania driver who was found asleep at the wheel in South Stafford on Thursday before driving onto a property in the Argyle Heights subdivision is facing a host of charges, according to the sheriff's office. Robert McFadden II, 46, put deputies through the paces on July 18, after he was found passed out in a black Chevy Impala that was blocking access to a woman's residence. At around 3:15 p.m. on July 18, deputies were called to investigate a reported unknown medical emergency, and upon arrival, found a man passed out behind the wheel with suspected controlled substances next to h…
'Hazmat Incident': Residents Evacuated On Multiple Philly Blocks, Police Say (UPDATED) 'Hazmat Incident': Residents Evacuated On Multiple Philly Blocks, Police Say (UPDATED)
'Hazmat Incident': Residents Evacuated On Multiple Philly Blocks, Police Say (Updated) A reported hazardous materials incident cleared multiple city blocks in South Philadelphia on Friday, July 19, according to authorities.  A possible neighbor dispute and a strong smell of bleach and ammonia were reported on the 1200 block of South 22nd Street around 11:15 a.m., city police said. All residents on the 1200 block of South 22nd Street, the 2200 block of Oakford Street, and the 2200 block of Latona Street were evacuated, according to PPD. Counterterrorism, hazmat, and SWAT teams were also called to the scene.  A barricade situation was declared at 1:05 p.m. …