Category Archives: WBZD Local News

Local News 1/4/19

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES Few other details have been released into the homicide of a city man found dead behind the Williamsport Fire Department Headquarters on Walnut Street around 6:30 on New Year’s morning.  An autopsy on 28 year old Ryan Jones was performed on Wednesday with the cause of death being ruled as a homicide. …more »

Local News 1/3/19

MAN IDENTIFIED, MURDER THE CAUSE OF DEATH Williamsport police have identified the man found dead in the city on New Year’s morning as 28 year old Ryan Jones of the city and say his death is being ruled as a homicide.  Jones was found around 6:40 on Tuesday morning behind city fire headquarters along Walnut…more »

Local News 1/2/19

FIRE STRIKES IN PENN TOWNSHIP Firefighters continue to mop up at the scene this morning of a fire which struck a home in the Beaver Lake Area of Penn Township in Lycoming County.  Fire was reported in a house in the 100 block of Maple Lane just before 2am and when firefighters arrived, they found…more »

Local News 12/31/18

FIRE STRIKES IN PENN TOWNSHIP Firefighters continue to mop up at the scene this morning of a fire which struck a home in the Beaver Lake Area of Penn Township in Lycoming County.  Fire was reported in a house in the 100 block of Maple Lane just before 2am and when firefighters arrived, they found…more »

Local News 12/28/18

HEAD OF DRUG RING CHARGED Finishing up an investigation that began with a drug raid in the city of Williamsport back in August, charges were pressed against a Philadelphia man on Monday, said to be the head of a large local drug ring, dealing in both heroin and cocaine.  It’s believed that Azmed Greene had…more »

Local News 12/20/18

FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT More rain moving in tonight into tomorrow has prompted the National Weather Service with instituting a Flood watch for our area.  The watch is effective tonight into tomorrow night.  It’s believed that 1 to 2 inches of rain, even more in some spots will fall and with the soil already saturated…more »

Local News 12/19/18

SUSPECTED DRUG DEALER JAILED LAST WEEK A man tried to run from County Narcotics Enforcement officers last week after officers armed with an arrest warrant set up a drug deal in the city.  Jamil Hines, who had sold heroin for $100 dollars to an undercover officer back in November in the city was just about…more »

Local News 12/18/18

MAN EJECTED IN VEHICLE ROLLOVER A Canton man is at Geisinger with serious injuries following a crash on Interstate 180 in Delaware Township, Northumberland County yesterday. The crash occurred around 4:30pm as 23 year old Caleb Willow was driving eastbound on 180 just south of Muncy when for an unknown reason his truck left the…more »

Local News 12/17/18

POLICE LOOKING FOR MISSING MAN A South Williamsport man is missing and State Police are looking for information regarding that man’s whereabouts. 66 year old Michael Miller was reported missing from his Sylvan Dell Road home early on Saturday evening. Miller, a white male was wearing glasses, a red checkered flannel shirt, black sweat pants…more »

Local News 12/14/18

WOMAN AT GEISINGER FOLLOWING BEAR ATTACK A woman was reported in stable condition at Geisinger Medical Center following that bear attack in Muncy Creek Township on Wednesday evening.  Melinda Lebarron stepped outside her Peach Orchard Road home around 6 on Wednesday evening and was reportedly attacked by a bear which dragged her across the road…more »

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