Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 23, 2019

GUNSHOT VICTIM RECOVERING Police have released details about a shooting that occurred Monday night in the area of Hillside Avenue in Williamsport.  That shooting incident after 9pm, sent one man to the Williamsport Regional hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and he is reportedly recovering, but there were more gunshots around 11pm along the 2500 block of…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 22, 2019

SHOOTING IN WILLIAMSPORT SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL Police are looking for two suspects after a man was taken to the hospital after a shooting in Williamsport last night.  According to the Sun Gazette, police are investigating a shooting that occurred about 9pm near the 2100 block of Hillside Avenue in Williamsport.  Witnesses say when gunfire…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 21, 2019

FATAL PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT An investigation will continue as to whether to charge the driver in a fatal pedestrian accident in Williamsport this weekend.  The Williamsport Chief of Police Damon Hagan, released a statement that a city resident, 66 year old John Yarzos was struck and killed by an unidentified driver while riding in a wheelchair…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 18, 2019

POLICE RAID SUSPECTED DRUG DEALER’S HOME An early morning raid resulted in several felony arrests in Williamsport yesterday.  According to the Sun Gazette, the city’s Special Response Team took Kyiem Bradshaw, Bryheem Bradshaw and Hakeem Lomax of  641 Fourth Avenue into custody for multiple drug and gun offenses.  Police recovered two stolen loaded handguns, cash…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 17, 2019

INTOXICATED MAN WITH A GUN BREAKS INTO HOME A Williamsport man was threatened in his own home by a drunken man who entered illegally and brandished a handgun this week.  Karl Matz called 911 after confronting an intoxicated man who had entered his W. Fourth Street residence last Monday.  When police arrived, they took Todd…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 16, 2019

PARAMEDIC ATTACKED BY PATIENT A female paramedic was attacked in the back of an ambulance by a patient she was trying to treat last Friday afternoon in Williamsport.  Police and paramedics arrived at an area of West Third Street to investigate reports of an intoxicated person on the ground there. Once the EMS put Orlando…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 15, 2019

TRIAL DELAYED FOR ALLEGED CHILD ABUSER A Trevorton man is in custody in Northumberland County Jail after he was charged with aggravated assault when police say he beat a toddler who was found to have suffered a brain injury and multiple broken bones this month.  19 year old Jahrid Burgess allegedly assaulted 3 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 14, 2019

TROUT RUN ROADS CLOSED AFTER VIOLENT CRASH A vehicle crash in which one driver was seriously injured, occurred Friday afternoon near Trout Run.  According to State Police, a mixer truck, driven by 40 year old Donald Pfleegor of Muncy, was travling south on State Route 14, as 21 year old Hunter Sanabria of Burlington, PA…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 11, 2019

DRIVER’S NAME RELEASED IN ROUTE 15 ROLLOVER Police have released information about the accident that closed Route 15 South in Cogan House Township this week. 51 year old Kevin Nicholson of New York lost control and overturned his tractor trailer just south of Route 184 about 7:30 am Tuesday morning.  PennDOT reported that the clean…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 10, 2019

MAN TESTIFIED AGAINST ALLEGED SERIAL BURGLAR The accomplice to an alleged serial burglar in Williamsport testified in court yesterday saying he helped rob more than 6 homes in October of 2016.  According to court records, Wilbur Kramer, Jr said he and Ronald Shoop, Jr. of Jersey Shore, who is Kramer’s cousin, randomly stole from homes…more »

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