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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 27, 2024

AUTOPSY SCHEDULED AFTER FATAL STABBING An autopsy is scheduled this week for a Montandon-area man who was pronounced dead at 5:35am Saturday at Geisinger Medical Center.  Police, and the Montour County coroner are investigating the death and treating it as homicide.  State police at Milton say 22-year-old Preston Robert Bennett stabbed 28 year old Kyle…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 26, 2024

FATAL UTV CRASH SATURDAY IN MILL CREEK TOWNSHIP A UTV crash on Burns Road in Mill Creek Township took the life of a Montoursville man Saturday.  According to the Sun Gazette, State police say 44 year old John Irion  was traveling west on Burns Road about 10:30pm and ran into a south shoulder ditch, and…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 23, 2024

WOMAN CHARGED WITH PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS A woman from Shamokin Dam was arrested February 9th after police were called to assist her from a restaurant where she had been kicked out for being drunk and belligerent.  According to North Central PA dot com, 37 year old Trisha R. Phillips yelled at police and threatened to blow…

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 20, 2024

STANDOFF IN WILLIAMSPORT ENDS PEACEFULLY City police arrested a man allegedly responsible for a stand-off with law enforcement yesterday after he threatened his pregnant girlfriend who then locked herself in a bathroom for safety at Timberland Apartments in Williamsport beginning at about 10 am.  According to the Sun Gazette, originally police went to the apartment…

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