Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 23, 2024

WOMAN CHARGED WITH PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS A woman from Shamokin Dam was arrested February 9th after police were called to assist her from a restaurant where she had been kicked out for being drunk and belligerent.  According to North Central PA dot com, 37 year old Trisha R. Phillips yelled at police and threatened to blow…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 20, 2024

STANDOFF IN WILLIAMSPORT ENDS PEACEFULLY City police arrested a man allegedly responsible for a stand-off with law enforcement yesterday after he threatened his pregnant girlfriend who then locked herself in a bathroom for safety at Timberland Apartments in Williamsport beginning at about 10 am.  According to the Sun Gazette, originally police went to the apartment…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 19, 2024

PERSON OF INTEREST IN CITY SHOOTING WILL STAY IN JAIL The man arrested on a protection from abuse order after the fatal shooting of 37 year old Alisha Seese, of Williamsport, and 37 year old Ronald Dailey Jr. of Jersey Shore near Lycoming Engines on January 12th will remain in jail. According to the Sun…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 16, 2024

MORNING WIND ADVISORY TODAY A wind advisory remains in effect this morning until about 10 am with winds around 20 to 25 miles per hour and gusts in some areas could be up to 45 miles per hour.  High profile vehicles are advised to use caution while on the roadway.  Electricity issues that plagued southern…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 15, 2024

WOMAN SENTENCED FOR TRAFFICKING MINOR CHILDREN A Williamsport woman who was arrested along with a co-defendant for trafficking minor girls in exchange for drugs and money was sentenced Tuesday in Lycoming County court.  According to North Central PA dot com, 36 year old Jennifer Gibbs pleaded guilty to two felony counts of attempted trafficking in…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 14, 2024

SCHOOL BUS BRAKE FIRE IN JERSEY SHORE The brakes of a Jersey Shore school bus caught fire Monday morning, requiring students to evacuate the vehicle.  The fire also brought about an injury to an adult passerby who stopped to help.  According to the Lycoming Regional Police department, police were dispatched to Route 220 near the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 9, 2024

SUNBURY MAN FOUND NOT GUILTY OF RAPE The Sunbury man accused of rape and sexual assault in February 2020 was found not guilty yesterday in Northumberland County court.  According to the Daily Item, the jury took 45 minutes to deliberate about the case involving 26 year old Daniel Severn after a two-day trial.  Court records…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 8, 2024

LOCK HAVEN MAN THREATENS TWO OTHERS WITH CAR A Lock Haven man was arrested after threatening to hit two men with his vehicle on January 27th.  According to North Central PA dot com, police say 36 year old Cody Allen Shadle, was on Liberty and East Bald Eagle streets and witnesses heard him threaten the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 6, 2024

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR HIDING A FUGITIVE IN LOCK HAVEN A Lock Haven woman was arrested for hiding a fugitive after police were seeking him for strangulation, simple assault and other charges.  According to North Central PA dot com, 37 year old Wendy Sue Frank told police she didn’t have the heart to turn in 35…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS FEBRUARY 5, 2024

MAN CALLS 911 WHILE LEADING A HIGH SPEED CHASE A man from Milton who fled from a traffic stop and called 911 while he was leading the high speed pursuit to claim he had done nothing wrong, was charged with felony fleeing and DUI. According to North Central PA dot com, Milton police say Neal…more »

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