WILQ Local News

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 15, 2019

CITY HALL CALLER ARRESTED IN WASHINGTON DC In a joint effort between the Williamsport Bureau of Police and US Marshals Service, the man who made terroristic threats by phone to City Hall Tuesday morning has been taken into custody.  Williamsport police say 34 year old Kevin Lawrence Bascomb made the series of threatening phone calls…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 14, 2019

ARSON CHARGES FOR MUNCY MAN A Muncy man is in custody after police say he set multiple fires in his apartment complex July 10th.  Edward Andrews allegedly set 9 separate fires at the residence at 24 West Water Street forcing tenants to escape the building around 4am.  Accodring to the Sun Gazette, Andrews who was…more »

VICTIMS OF PLANE CRASH IDENTIFIED The Lycoming County Coroner has released the names of the two men who died in a plane crash Sunday evening near Jersey Shore after taking off from an airport in Antes Fort before 5pm.  The pilot of the twin-wing experimental aircraft was 40 year-old Douglas Cromley of Lewisburg and his…more »

BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS AUGUST 12, 2019

PLANE CRASH IN JERSEY SHORE LEAVES TWO DEAD Two men died when a small biplane crashed near the Jersey Shore Airport in Nippenose Township just around 5pm Sunday according to airport officials.  WNEP reports that  the Lycoming County Coroner has not released the names of the victims in the crash but did remove two bodies…more »

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