Alyssa Choiniere

Alyssa Choiniere is a Heavy contributor covering crime, breaking news and entertainment. She is based in Uniontown, PA where she works as a crime reporter for a local newspaper. Follow her on Twitter @alyssachoiniere and contact her by email at
  • Melanie McGuire Was Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Husband Bill

    Melanie McGuire was convicted in the grisly murder of her husband, Bill McGuire, whose body was found dismembered in suitcases in the Chesapeake Bay. She became known as the "Suitcase Killer" during her televised 2007 trial.

  • Melanie McGuire Today: Where Is the ‘Suitcase Killer’ Now in 2020?

  • Hillary Clinton Pushed Her Husband to Appoint Ruth Bader Ginsburg

  • Trump Reacts to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death: ‘She Led an Amazing Life’

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Movie & Documentary Show Both Sides of Long Career

  • Philadelphia Reports 88 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Coronavirus Deaths

    An additional 88 people tested positive for the coronavirus in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania as of midnight September 17, and an additional three people have died, according to the Philadelphia Department of Public Health.

  • Allegheny County, PA, Sees 83 New COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death

  • Pennsylvania Reports 933 New COVID-19 Cases, 10 Deaths

  • Claudia Apolinar: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Pasha Pashkov’s Wife Is New DWTS Pro Daniella Karagach

  • Nick Carter Denied Ever Abusing Ex Paris Hilton

    Paris Hilton is digging deep into past trauma on her documentary, "This is Paris," and says five of her ex-boyfriends were abusive. Tabloid rumors circulated about possible abuse between Nick Carter and Paris Hilton during their relationship in the early 2000s, but Carter said the rumors are false.

  • Is Rapper Nelly Married? Does He Have Kids or a Wife?

  • Who Could Carole Baskin’s Dancing With the Stars Partner Be?

  • Howard Baskin, Tiger King Carole Baskin’s Husband: 5 Fast Facts

  • Paris Hilton Compares Sex Tape Leak to Getting ‘Raped’

  • Watch Lancaster Body Cam Footage of Police Shooting

  • Josie Huang: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • LA Hospital Protest: 2 Arrested After Deputies Shot [Video]

  • Terry Fox: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Los Angeles Sheriff Deputy Shooting & Protest Videos: [Watch]

    The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department released a video shortly after two of its deputies were shot in hopes of identifying the suspect.

  • LASD Shooting: Los Angeles Sheriff Deputies Shot in ‘Ambush’

  • Vanessa Guillen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Aaron Robinson & Vanessa Guillen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Was Vanessa Guillen’s Body Ever Found?

  • Cecily Aguilar Now: Update in Vanessa Guillen’s Murder Case

    Cecily Aguilar is in a Texas jail where she was transferred as she awaits her trial in connection with the disappearance and murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen. Aaron Robinson, who was the suspect in Guillen's killing, died by suicide before his arrest and Aguilar is accused of helping him get rid of the body.

  • Vanessa Guillen’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Best Buy Labor Day 2020 Hours: Is It Open Today?

  • Is FedEx Delivery Open on Labor Day 2020? Are Services Running?

  • Is UPS Delivery Open on Labor Day 2020? Are Services Running?

  • Phillip Jablonski’s Family: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Phillip Jablonski was raised in an abusive home, and went on to brutalize women, murdering five of them. Three of those women were his wives.