Category Archives: WBZD Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 17, 2020

MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SHAKING BABY A young father was arraigned in Lycoming County District court for aggravated and simple assault, as well as recklessly endangering the welfare of child after police say he shook his infant so hard the baby has serious brain injuries.  According to the Sun Gazette, investigators say Tyler Vaughn, of…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 16, 2020

TOOLS STOLEN FROM LOCAL FARM Tools were stolen from a Muncy farm and state police are investigating.  According to the Sun Gazette, there are reports that yard tools including chainsaws and weed whackers, along with a battery charger were stolen from Brown’s Tree Farm on Stan Wan Road in Moreland Township.  Estimates are that the…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 14, 2020

MAN WHO FATALLY PUNCHED ANOTHER SENTENCED A man who fatally punched a man in Sunbury last spring will go to state prison.  According to the Daily Item, Northumberland County Judge Hugh Jones Monday sentenced 36-year-old Jay Boyer Jr of Middleburg to 4 ½ to 9 years.  Media outlets report the incident took place outside a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 13, 2020

REWARD BEING OFFERED FOR INFO ABOUT HORSE SHOOTING A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot a horse on private property on Woodley Hollow Road near Picture Rocks.  According to WNEP, Ted Baker’s neighbor called him at work last week to say his 19 year old…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 10, 2020

HOME BURNS DISPLACES FAMILY OF FOUR A home was lost and four people displaced after fire engulfed a home along the 8900 block of Route 220n north of Picture Rocks.  According to the Sun Gazette, Jonathan and Ariel Drummond and their two children escaped the blaze Thursday afternoon that fire officials say started by a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 9, 2020

MAN SEEKING “DEATH BY COP” INJURES TROOPERS A man who provoked two state troopers with knives wanting to die by suicide by cop, injured the two officers and was taken into custody this week.  According to the Daily Item, Michael W. Hartzell, of Pepper Hills Road in Cooper Township, was throwing knives at family members,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 8, 2020

SNOW SQUALL CONDITIONS CLOSE SOME AREA SCHOOLS Snow Squalls hit our area today just in time for the morning commute.  Up to five inches of snow fell across North Central PA after 5am and many school districts that started with 2 hour delays changed over to complete closures as the weather kept roadways treacherous through…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 7, 2020

WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER DOMESTIC INCIDENT A woman from Albany Township is facing a preliminary hearing in Towanda after she was charged with simple harassment from an incident on Christmas Eve in southern Bradford County.  According to State police, 51 year old Pamela Mosier choked David Mosier at their home and then threatened him with a…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 6. 2020

LEWISTOWN MAN KILLED IN TURNPIKE PILE-UP United Parcel Service has announced that a local  man was killed in the deadly multi-car pile-up that closed lanes of the PA turnpike for over 14 hours yesterday.  Daniel Kepner, age 53 of Lewistown, who had 5 years of service with the company, and, 48 year old Dennis Kehler,…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 3, 2020

EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT CLOSED I-80 EAST An accident occurred around 3:20 this morning blocked Eastbound Interstate 80 in Montour County until about 7am when the left lane of I-80 opened up – According to PennDOT the right lane continued to have crews on the scene between the Route 254 Exit Limestoneville to the Route 54…more »

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