Local News

POLICE TESTIMONY TO BE USED IN CRIMINAL TRIAL Testimony from a city police officer in a Lycoming County Court this week about a Williamsport robbery in January 2018, will be used in the criminal trial against the suspects.  The Sun Gazette reports that Sgt. Zach Schon testified against 19 year-old Rashawn L. Logan, II and…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 19, 2019

FORMER LOCAL MAN CONFESSES TO COLD CASE MURDER Authorities in Philadelphia have said in a statement that they expect Lycoming County to file charges against former Montoursville resident Jade Babcock for the 2003 murder of Brenda Jacobs in Williamsport.  Working from a tip, Pennsylvania State police discovered skeletal remains in a storage locker in a…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 18, 2019

LOCAL MAN ARRESTED AFTER BODY FOUND WITHOUT LEGS A former Montoursville man has been arrested in Philadelphia after police connected him to human remains discovered in a storage unit there Monday.  Jade Gillette Babcock formerly of Jordan Avenue in Montoursville was a suspect in a missing person’s case after the Sun gazette reports a woman…

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 17, 2019

MAN GOES TO PRISON TWICE IN A WEEK A man who was released last Thursday from a Philadelphia prison, came straight to Williamsport, assaulted his ex-girlfriend and is now in Lycoming County Prison in lieu of 50 thousand dollars bail. According to the Sun Gazette, 55 year old Harry J. Burley who is indigent, allegedly…

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