Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (VIDEO) Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (VIDEO)
Pro-Palestinian Protestors Stop Traffic Along Ben Franklin Bridge (Video) Traffic along the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia came to a stop Saturday afternoon, March 2 due to pro-Palestinian protestors. The demonstration began outside City Hall before migrating to the bridge at approximately 2 p.m. We shut down the Ben Franklin bridge and stopped all traffic coming from NJ into Philly!! Riot police showed up but we stayed peaceful and were successful in our civil disruption. We will not stop until Palestine is free!#FreePalestine 🍉 #CEASEFIRE_NOW pic.twitter.com/YY9KgxrCty — Dee ❀ 방티즈 ❤️ (@hwageumsan) March 2, 2024 The protestors could be heard chanting "…
Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (PHOTOS) Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (PHOTOS)
Triple Train Derailment Sends Locomotives Into Pennsylvania River (Photos) Norfolk Southern trains were in a head-on collision, derailing three trains on Saturday morning — sending the two locomotives into the Lehigh River, authorities said.  The three trains derailed near Riverside Drive in Lower Saucon Township at 7:15 a.m. on March 2, officials explained.  Northampton County Executive Lamont G. McClure released the following statements about the crash: "There has been a train derailment in L. Saucon Twp. Preliminarily there are no evacuations, no injuries and no leaks. However, this can change. The best thing we can do to assist first responders…
New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says
New Jersey E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Raw Cheese Product, CDC Says A case of E. coli in New Jersey has been linked to a recalled cheese product. Eleven people were sickened by Raw Farm's Raw Cheddar cheese products, both original and jalapeno-flavored, the CDC said. "Whole genome sequencing analysis of E. coli isolates from ill people shows that they are all closely related genetically to each other," the FDA said.  "This means that people in this outbreak are likely to share a common source of infection." Five people were hospitalized. The product was recalled by Raw Farm on Feb. 16, but on Feb. 26, the company withdrew the voluntary recall.
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds A man faces decades in prison after admitting to robbing two Connecticut businesses and pistol-whipping clerks at both, federal officials announced.  New Haven County resident Kenneth Strothers of Meriden, age 27, pleaded guilty on Monday, Feb. 26 to federal robbery charges, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27.  According to federal officials, Strothers was the focus of an FBI investigation into several armed robberies that happened in Connecticut in early 2021. This investigation determined that Strothers had committed at least t…
Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School
Beyonce Is Paying For Five Students To Attend Clementon Cosmetology School Let me hear you say, "Hey, Mrs. Carter!" A New Jersey cosmetology school was one of five in the U.S. chosen for a grant by Beyonce's charity foundation, BeyGOOD. Thanks to the grant, Janas Cosmetology Academy on Blackwood-Clementon Road in Clementon, is offering five $10,000 scholarships as part of the CÉCRED x BeyGOOD Scholarship Program. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BeyGOOD (@beygood) BeyGOOD said the school's CEO, Atiya Johnson, "is all about diverse education. Her focus is to shape the lives of her students…
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced
Mastermind Behind Violent Armed Bank Robbery In Hempstead Sentenced A 38-year-old man who devised a plan to rob a Long Island Wells Fargo — including zip-tying the victims — has now been sentenced to a lengthy stay in prison. Quincy Homere, age 38 of Hempstead, was given his sentence of 18 years behind bars on Friday, March 1 for the 2015 incident, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO) announced. As the brain behind the robbery (which netted the group over $375,000), Homere extensively planned the heist with his co-conspirators, the USAO said. On November 9, 2015, Homere walked into the Hempstead Wells Fargo, located on Fulton Avenue, brandishing a…
Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County
Former Teacher Admits To Child Sex Abuse After Conviction Overturned In Montgomery County A former elementary school teacher in Maryland with a checkered past admitted to his crimes for sexually abusing children after the initial conviction was overturned, according to the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office. Silver Spring resident John Vigna, 57, a former Montgomery County Public Schools teacher, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexual abuse of a minor for crimes he committed against multiple students at Cloverly Elementary School between 2001 and February 2016. Vigna had his conviction overturned last summer and he was released on bond while he awaited a new trial,…
COVID-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC COVID-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC
Covid-19: Change In Isolation Guidelines For Those Infected With Virus Announced By CDC New isolation guidelines for those infected with COVID-19 or other respiratory infections have just been announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency said there is no longer a need to isolate for five days before returning to work or school in a statement issued Friday, March 1. The CDC said it's making updates to the recommendations now because the US is seeing "far fewer hospitalizations and deaths associated with COVID-19 and because we have more tools than ever to combat flu, COVID, and RSV." Three "core prevention tips" were also detaile…
'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials 'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials
'Mare Of Easttown' Sequel Series Will Film In Delco: Officials Ridley Township will host a TV crew this weekend, according to the Board of Commissioners.   "Task," a followup to the 2021 HBO miniseries "Mare of Easttown," will film scenes at Our Lady of Peace School, 208 Milmont Ave., officials said at the Board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  Commissioners unanimously approved a special events permit request for Task Productions, also known as Random Productions.  The crew will be at the school from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 10 p.m. Sunday, March 3 to 10 p.m. Monday, March 4, according to the Board.  N…
Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station
Teen Girl Dies While Riding Outside Train Car Headed To Silver Spring Station A teen girl died while riding outside a train car, also known as "train surfing," in Maryland Friday morning, March 1, officials said. An announcement was made by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority around 3:35 p.m. stating that the girl had passed while riding outside of a car that was headed to the Silver Spring station. We are deeply saddened to learn that a teenage girl lost her life this morning while riding outside of a train car en route to Silver Spring station. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family. #wmata — Metro Forward (@wmata) March 1, 2024 The WMATA iss…
Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison
Pot-Smoking Schenectady Rioter Who Donned Fake Beard In Capitol Breach Gets 3 Years In Prison A New York man who was photographed smoking marijuana inside a Senate office during the US Capitol breach on Jan. 6, 2021 will spend years in prison. Brandon Fellows, age 29, of Schenectady, was sentenced to 3 ½ years in federal lockup on Thursday, Feb. 29 after a Washington, DC jury found him guilty of obstructing an official proceeding, a felony. “His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the US Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election,” the US Attorney’s Office said. Earlier Report: Capitol Rioter F…
Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds
Climate Activists Charged For Dumping Red Powder On Constitution At US Archives: Feds A pair of climate activists are facing federal charges after vandalizing the US Constitution, which was housed at the National Archives in Washington, DC, authorities announced. Donald Zepeda, 35, of Maryland, and Jackson Green, 27, of Utah have been indicted after causing more than $50,000 of damage within the rotunda during a demonstration last month. Specifically, Zepeda and Green are charged with felony destruction of government property for dumping a fine red powder over the document’s display case in the Rotunda of the Archives building. "The cost of cleaning up after the stunt,…
Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: USPIS Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: USPIS
Man Who Robbed Letter Carrier, Stole Mail In Howard County Gets Decades In Prison: Uspis A man who robbed a letter carrier and stole mail in Maryland is heading to prison for decades, authorities announced. Teshan D. Jordan, 27, of Temple Hills, was sentenced to 35 years in prison with 12 years suspended, United States Postal Service Inspection Service officials said in a release on Thursday, Feb. 29. Jordan was found guilty in a Feb. 16 jury trial of armed robbery, conspiracy to commit armed robbery, use of firearm in the commission of a crime of violence, and theft after working with Fermon R. Nichols to follow and rob a USPS letter carrier in Columbia and steal their postal …
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials 22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Montgomery County: Officials The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported 22 "probable" cases of lead poisoning to federal regulators, a spokesperson told Daily Voice.  The 22 "probable" cases and one "suspected" case are linked to cinnamon applesauce pouches that have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration, DOH said.  The affected products were:  WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches – including three packs Schnucks-brand cinnamon-flavored applesauce pouches and variety pack Weis-brand cinnamon applesauce pouches FDA officials said Thursday, Feb. 29 that the lead and chromi…
$1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line $1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line
$1M Lottery Win: Lanesboro Woman Lands Jackpot Thanks To Lucky Spot In Line A Berkshire County woman is no longer just dreaming of a tropical vacation to escape the frigid winner. She's ready to book her ticket after winning $1 million in the state lottery.  Marcia Paris of Lanesborough won the seven-figure jackpot playing the "300X" $30 scratch-off game. Paris said her dad and the person ahead of her in line at a convenience store both purchased "300X" tickets before she bought hers.  Paris chose to take the lump sum payment of $650,000 (before taxes) rather than the annuity.  She plans to use that money to build cabins on her property and take a …
Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy
Jennifer Dulos Case: Ex-Girlfriend Of Estranged Husband Convicted Of Murder Conspiracy After three days of deliberations, a jury found the ex-girlfriend of the estranged husband of Connecticut mother of five Jennifer Farber Dulos guilty in connection with her disappearance nearly five years ago in a case in which Dulos, who has never been found, has been declared legally dead. Related: Missing New Canaan Mom Of 5 Jennifer Dulos Declared Dead By Judge Michelle Troconis, age 49, was found guilty in Stamford on Friday, March 1, of all counts including conspiracy to commit murder, hindering prosecution, and evidence tampering.  She is being held on a $6 million bond,…
Philadelphia Man Raped Child, Chester County Court Finds Philadelphia Man Raped Child, Chester County Court Finds
Philadelphia Man Raped Child, Chester County Court Finds A Philadelphia man was convicted on multiple felony counts including rape and indecent assault of a child in a Chester County court on Wednesday, Feb. 28, authorities say.  Gregory Shamberger, 59, first came under investigation in August 2021, Parkesburg police wrote in a release. Detectives said he sexually assaulted the victim multiple times. Chester County detectives assisted Parkesburg police in the investigation, the department said.  Shamberger was remanded to the Chester County Prison pending his formal sentencing hearing, authorities added. 
Two Unruly Passengers Divert Newark-Bound Flight To Maine Two Unruly Passengers Divert Newark-Bound Flight To Maine
Two Unruly Passengers Divert Newark-Bound Flight To Maine A United Airlines flight from Heathrow Airport in London to Newark Liberty International Airport was diverted to Maine on Friday, March 1 after two passengers were disruptive, the airline confirmed. Flight 883, a Boeing 767, landed at Bangor International Airport at 10 a.m., the FAA said.  According to United.com, the flight then took off from Bangor at 11:35 a.m. and landed in Newark at 12:53 p.m. There were 150 passengers and 10 crew members on board, United Airlines said. The two passengers appeared to be intoxicated and exhibited physically abusive behavior, United Airlines said.&…
Homeowner Who Shot, Killed Schuylerville 20-Year-Old In Mistaken Driveway Case Sentenced Homeowner Who Shot, Killed Schuylerville 20-Year-Old In Mistaken Driveway Case Sentenced
Homeowner Who Shot, Killed Schuylerville 20-Year-Old In Mistaken Driveway Case Sentenced A homeowner in upstate New York who opened fire on a car, killing a 20-year-old woman, may well spend the rest of his life behind bars. Kevin Monahan, age 65, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in a Washington County courtroom on Friday, March 1. It came one month after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder and related charges in the shooting death of Kaylin Gillis outside his rural home in the town of Hebron. Earlier Report: 'Glue Of The Family': Funeral Set For Schuylerville Woman Slain In Wrong Driveway Shooting Investigators said it was just before 10 p.m. on…
Cha-Ching! Hyde Park Man Wins $1M Lottery Jackpot During Soda Run Cha-Ching! Hyde Park Man Wins $1M Lottery Jackpot During Soda Run
Cha-Ching! Hyde Park Man Wins $1M Lottery Jackpot During Soda Run A Boston man who won $1 million in the Massachusetts State Lottery said he already knows how he'll spend a chunk of the money.  Darrel Polk, of Hyde Park, won the seven-figure sum playing the  “$1,000,000 Snow Much Money” $5 scratch-off game.  He chose to take the lump sum payment of $650,000 before taxes rather than the annuity.  Polk said he plans to use the money to pay off his mortgage and go on vacation.  He bought the ticket at Hyde Park Convenience at 59 Fairmont Avenue, where he'd stopped to grab a soda. The store will receive a $10,000 bonus for the …
Team From Mystic Aquarium Investigating Fatal Whale Stranding: 'This Animal Is Now At Peace' Team From Mystic Aquarium Investigating Fatal Whale Stranding: 'This Animal Is Now At Peace'
Team From Mystic Aquarium Investigating Fatal Whale Stranding: 'This Animal Is Now At Peace' A team from Connecticut's Mystic Aquarium is investigating what caused a 25,000-pound fin whale to become stranded in a pond and die as a result.  The 42-foot-long whale was discovered stranded at around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 29 in Potter Pond in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, according to Mystic Aquarium spokeswoman Meagan Seacor.  Soon after the whale's discovery by a local resident, the aquarium's Animal Rescue Team and officials from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) responded to the scene to try and help the stranded animal. After arriving, …
District Man Facing Life In Prison For Abduction, Attempted Rape In Potomac Yard, Police Say District Man Facing Life In Prison For Abduction, Attempted Rape In Potomac Yard, Police Say
District Man Facing Life In Prison For Abduction, Attempted Rape In Potomac Yard, Police Say A 25-year-old District man is facing a lifetime behind bars following an attempted sexual assault in Alexandria last month, officials say. Dykwon Perry Davis has been charged by a multi-jurisdictional grand jury from Alexandria, Falls Church, and Arlington, on felony charges following an alleged incident late on Feb. 3 in the Potomac Yard neighborhood. Specifically, Davis was charged with abduction with the intent to defile and attempted rape. If convicted of the abduction charge, Davis will face life in prison. The attempted rape charge carries a maximum term of 10 years. Davis remains i…
Ellicott City Man Sentenced For Murder-For-Hire Plot Involving Possible Whistleblower: Feds Ellicott City Man Sentenced For Murder-For-Hire Plot Involving Possible Whistleblower: Feds
Ellicott City Man Sentenced For Murder-For-Hire Plot Involving Possible Whistleblower: Feds The Maryland man who provided a gun to a cohort has will spend decades in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire scheme involving a purported whistleblower. Jourdain "JBlacc" Larose, 28, of Ellicott City, has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for conspiring to kill 23-year-old Juan Ross in 2020 in exchange for cash, federal authorities announced. According to his plea deal, Larose accused the Howard County resident of working with law enforcement, including on a live social media conversation and in text messages, leading to a plan to take him out. Larose provided a gun t…
Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol In Yonkers: Here's His Sentence Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol In Yonkers: Here's His Sentence
Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol In Yonkers: Here's His Sentence A 28-year-old man will spend time in prison for stealing a semi-tractor trailer truck with more than $32,000 worth of hard lemonade inside from a parking lot in Westchester.  New Rochelle resident Kelvin Liriano was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing the truck from a lot off Interstate 87 in Yonkers in March 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Feb. 29.  According to the DA's Office, on March 21, 2023, at around 1:15 a.m., Liriano stole a $45,000 semi-tractor trailer truck containing 1,560 cases of Mike's Hard Lemonad…
$90K Fraud: Wallkill Woman Sentenced For Insurance Scam $90K Fraud: Wallkill Woman Sentenced For Insurance Scam
$90K Fraud: Wallkill Woman Sentenced For Insurance Scam A Hudson Valley woman will face time behind bars after she falsified hospital visits for years in order to get money from her insurance company. Orange County resident Shirley Bowens, age 50, received her sentence of two to six years in prison on Tuesday, Feb. 27, the county’s district attorney announced. From 2019 to 2021, the town of Wallkill resident submitted fake bills to her insurance company, claiming that she and members of her family had been hospitalized and gotten various treatments. According to her pleadings, these treatments and visits were all fictitious. In all, Bowens, …
New Update: 2 Girls Found After Being Abducted In New England Following Mom's Suspicious Death New Update: 2 Girls Found After Being Abducted In New England Following Mom's Suspicious Death
New Update: 2 Girls Found After Being Abducted In New England Following Mom's Suspicious Death This story has been updated. An Amber Alert has been canceled after two young children who were abducted have been found safe and their father was taken into custody after the suspicious death of their mother. The New Hampshire State Police authorized the activation of the alert system on Friday morning, March 1 after their 31-year-old mother, Caitlyn Niffziger, was found dead in connection with the children's disappearance, according to the state's attorney general's office. The girls, ages 4 and 1, were found in Keene, New Hampshire on Friday, March 1 about 160 miles south of Berlin…
Family Displaced After Tree Falls On 2-Story Montgomery County Home Family Displaced After Tree Falls On 2-Story Montgomery County Home
Family Displaced After Tree Falls On 2-Story Montgomery County Home A Maryland family awoke to a tree crashing through the middle of their two-story home before dawn on Friday, March 1. The tree fell on a home on the 2900 block of Collins Avenue in Wheaton around 4:45 a.m., Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service Spokesperson Pete Piringer said. The large, “old growth” tree was in the back of the home and fell through the middle of the structure, knocking out power to several nearby houses and causing a small gas leak, Piringer said. The two adults and two pets escaped the home unharmed. They are receiving assistance from the Red Cross. Parts of Colli…
Man Who Muled Teen From Mexico To Maryland Sentenced For Sexual Abusing Minor: Prosecutor Man Who Muled Teen From Mexico To Maryland Sentenced For Sexual Abusing Minor: Prosecutor
Man Who Muled Teen From Mexico To Maryland Sentenced For Sexual Abusing Minor: Prosecutor A Maryland drug and sex trafficker who ferried a young girl from Mexico into the DMV region will spend decades behind bars for his role in a nefarious scheme, the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office announced. Gaithersburg resident Francisco Barahona, 46, has been sentenced to 45 years in prison with all but 30 years suspended after pleading guilty last year to sexually abusing a minor. According to prosecutors, in 2019, Barahona was in the middle of serving a 10-year sentence for federal drug trafficking charges when the victim in the second case came forward to the police to …
Video Of DC Murder Suspect Released By Metropolitan Police Department Video Of DC Murder Suspect Released By Metropolitan Police Department
Video Of DC Murder Suspect Released By Metropolitan Police Department The Metropolitan Police Department has released new video of a suspect involved in a fatal shooting earlier this month in Northwest DC. Kyle Britton, 37, was arrested in Millbrae, California over the weekend nearly two weeks after 32-year-old Jeremy Dewayne Johnson was found shot to death in the 900 block of Shepherd Street NW on Monday, Feb. 12, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Both men are from Southeast DC. Jeremy Johnson Metropolitan Police Department On Thursday, the department shared a new video of their homicide suspect. Detectives from the Metropo…
Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court
Gunman Who Shot Scooter Rider Unprovoked Eight Times In Northeast DC Charged In Federal Court A 19-year-old District man is facing charges for allegedly attempting to kill a scooter rider in Northeast DC last year, federal authorities announced. Antron Belk. has been indicted by a Superior Court grand jury charging him with multiple offenses that include assault with the intent to kill while armed after targeting a man on a scooter in February 2023. According to court documents, on Feb. 25 last year, Belk was driving a stolen black Kia Optima with two other passengers and pulled up next to the victim who was riding a scooter on Quarles Street NE.  Prosecutors say that Bel…
New Update: Remains Of 2 People, Including Woman’s Head, Discovered At Babylon Park New Update: Remains Of 2 People, Including Woman’s Head, Discovered At Babylon Park
New Update: Remains Of 2 People, Including Woman’s Head, Discovered At Babylon Park This story has been updated. Police have confirmed that the remains of two people have been found at a Long Island park after a teen walking to school discovered a human arm. At a press conference Friday morning, March 1, Suffolk County Police said cadaver dogs had located a woman’s head along with what appears to be a woman’s leg and arm in a pile of leaves at Babylon’s Southards Pond Park. Investigators were initially called to the park at around 8:40 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29 when a teen walking to school found a human left arm on the west side of Siegal Boulevard, between Park and Madison…