Category Archives: WILQ Local News

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 »

Local News 12/13/18

BOY STRUCK AND KILLED AT BUS STOP A five year old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle in Columbia County yesterday morning while crossing the roadway to his school bus.  The child, identified by the Columbia County Coroner’s office as Silas Hunsinger was crossing Rohrsburg Road in Greenwood Township just outside of Millville…more »

Local News 12/12/18

A TAX INCREASE IN MONTGOMERY Montgomery Borough Council last night said yes to a 2019 budget which will contain a tax increase for borough property owners. The spending plan is for a little more than $677,000 dollars and contains increases of about $40,000 for the upcoming year due to what borough officials are calling increases…more »

Local News 12/11/18

CLINTON COUNTY WOMAN FACES DRUG CHARGES A Renovo woman is in Clinton County Correctional Facility facing multiple drug counts following a bust in Renovo on Friday.  Police there pulled over a vehicle driven by 55 year old Dawn Cole for traffic violations and found 70 grams of crack cocaine, 53 grams of marijuana, drug paraphernalia,…more »

Local News 12/10/18

TAX HIKE ADJUSTED UPWARDS It looks like property owners in the city of Williamsport will be paying even more in taxes than originally planned.  Following a long city council session on Thursday night focusing on Mayor Campana’s $37.3 million dollar budget for 2019, council decided to adjust the city tax increase up from .65 mills…more »