Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 22, 2024

PLEA DEAL FOR WILLIAMASPORT SEX OFFENDER A 35 year old man from Williamsport was sentenced to up to 6 years in prison yesterday after a plea agreement will see him plead guilty to one count of statutory sexual assault for crimes he engaged in with a teenage minor in the spring of 2023 in Old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 21, 2024

SHOTS FIRED AT WILLIAMSPORT BAR Shots were fired into a bar on West 4th Street in Williamsport Sunday and police are searching for a suspect. According to WNEP, around 11pm Sunday night officers responded to a call at the  Shamrock Six Pack and Grill along West 4th Street where several shots were reported.  Police say…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 22, 2024

SOUTHSIDE MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT A collision between a motorcycle and a car happened Sunday morning in South Williamsport.  According to the Sun Gazette, the operator of the bike was hospitalized after he was traveling south on route 554 and attempted to accelerate and pass the driver of a Cheverolet Trax that was turning left into the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 17, 2024

SUSPECT CONSIDERED ARMED & DANGEROUS The 15 year old who is wanted by Coal Township police for a shooting earlier this week in Shamokin is still at large and police say he should be considered armed and dangerous.  According to the News Item, 15-year-old Aiden J. Scott, allegedly shot another 15-year-old male in the upper…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 16, 2024

POLICE SEEK SHAMOKIN SHOOTING SUSPECT After a shooting of a teenager in Shamokin earlier this week, Coal Township police have issued an arrest warrant for a 15 year old who may have fled to the Philadelphia area.  According to the News Item, police say 15-year-old Aiden J. Scott shot another a 15 year old boy…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 15, 2024

MURDER TRIAL STARTS TODAY IN NORTHUMBERLAND The trial of accused murderer Ajani Uhuru will start today. According to the Daily Item, 23 year old Uhuru is accused by Sunbury police of shooting and killing Kareem Jakes in May 2022 at the Penn Jersey Food Mart on Fourth Street in Sunbury after an argument. Twelve Northumberland…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 14, 2024

PHILLY MAN FILES SUIT AGAINST WILLIAMSPORT POLICE A Philadelphia man is suing the Williamsport Bureau of Police, claiming they used extreme use of force during a raid at a hotel room on East Third Street IN Williamsport in the spring of 2021.  According to the Sun Gazette, Antwan Hairston says he woke to Williamsport police…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 10, 2024

HEAD-ON COLLISION IN LOYALSOCK TOWNSHIP A head-on collision between a city bus and a car on the Golden Strip in Loyalsock Township shut down a lane of traffic yesterday afternoon and caused several injuries.  According to the Sun Gazette, 4 passengers of a River Valley Transit bus and the driver of a Nissan Altima were…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 9, 2024

MAN WHO ATTEMPTED TO TRAFFICK TEENS SENTENCED A man who pleaded no contest to attempting to traffic his 12 year old child and another 16 year old was sentenced to state prison after his hearing Tuesday in Lycoming County Court.  According to North Central PA dot com, court records say 41 year old Victor Eugene…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS MAY 8, 2024

ACCIDENT SLOWED TRAFFIC ON I-180 EAST TUESDAY There were big backups yesterday afternoon when a vehicle crash occurred on I-180 east in Loyalsock Township.  According to PennDOT, there was crawling  traffic in the area past the crash site at the Faxon exit, mile marker 26 at about 3:30pm which backed things up for about one…more »

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