Category Archives: Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 3, 2022

NO JAIL FOR MAN CONVICTED OF TAX FRAUD A Cogan Station man will avoid jail time after a US Middle District judge gave him probation on a criminal tax evasion charge.  According to Penn Live, Devon T Buck cashed checks from customers of his landscaping business and diverted the money into personal accounts between 2015…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 2, 2022

JERSEY SHORE MAN VICTIM IN FATAL CRASH A man from Jersey Shore was the victim in the crash that shut down Route 44 in Nippenose Township yesterday morning.  According to the Sun Gazette, Stephen Zwald, who worked for Jersey Shore Cemetery, was coming back to work after an appointment and went off the roadway while…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS NOVEMBER 1, 2022

MOTHER ACCUSED OF STARVING DAUGHTERS PLEADS GUILTY The mother of the two young girls who died from starvation and were buried in a shallow grave in Hepburn township, has plead guilty to conspiracy to commit first degree murder and theft by deception charges on fraudulently collecting county assistance for the girls after they had died. …more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 31, 2022

SUNBURY FIRE KILLS TWO Two people died and one person was injured after being rescued from a three-alarm fire in Sunbury Saturday night.  According to the Daily item, the Northumberland County Coroner has not released any information as of yesterday, since the investigation into the blaze will continue today involving the county coroner and a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 28, 2022

TWO PA AMBER ALERTS CANCELLED Both Amber alerts that were active yesterday in Pennsylvania have been cancelled with all the children involved found safe.   Two toddlers who were seen being forced into a car in Dauphin County near Harrisburg earlier this week were located and no details have been reported about their alleged abductor.  According…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 27, 2022

SUSPECTED DUI BECOMES DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE LATER A man who police had processed for suspected drunk driving early Wednesday and taken to his Eldred Township home by police as a courtesy, was arrested a few hours later for a domestic disturbance.  According to the Sun Gazette, police were called back to the home on Morse Drive…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 26, 2022

THREE TEENS CHARGED WITH ARMED ROBBERY IN WILLIAMSPORT A couple were robbed at gunpoint and fired upon late Monday afternoon at the 11-hundred block of Market Street in Williamsport and three teenagers have been taken into custody after a short search around the scene of the crime.  According to the Sun Gazette, 19 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 25, 2022

STUDENT DEATH REPORTED AT WASD The Superintendent for Williamsport Area Schools issued a statement yesterday via social media announcing the death of a student in the district.  In the statement, Dr. Timothy Bowers said the administration had learned of the death of the high school student earlier on Monday and that they extend their condolences…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 24, 2022

VICTIM JUMPS FROM THIRD FLOOR OF BUILDING ON FIRE The Red Cross is assisting tenants who were victims in a fire where one victim jumped from a 3rd floor window to escape the blaze that happened at 2205 W. Fourth Street at 1:40am early Sunday morning. According to North Central PA dot com, the two…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS OCTOBER 21, 2022

MIFFLINBURG STUDENT IN CUSTODY AFTER INCIDENT WITH A WEAPON A thirteen year old male juvenile has been charged with terroristic threats, ethnic intimidation and possessing prohibited weapons after an incident at Mifflinburg School District yesterday.  According to a press release from the Mifflinburg police department, the young man is in the custody of the Union…more »

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