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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 13, 2024

LEWISTOWN SHOOTER KILLED WHEN POLICE RETURN FIRE A Lewistown man was killed after he first shot at officers in Mifflin County on Monday evening, and they returned fire.  According to Pennsylvania State Police, they responded when 29 year old Ridge Rhodes shot at local police on West Fourth Street in Lewistown at about 8:30pm.  Local…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 12, 2024

HUGHESVILLE MAN JAILED FOR ASSAULT OF MINORS A nineteen year old man from Hughesville was jailed after he was accused of furnishing four teens with alcohol and sexually assaulting one of the victims over several occasions last month.  According to the Sun Gazette, police say Austin Tyler McKeon was seen on surveillance video at a…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 11

SHOTS FIRED IN SUNBURY Shots were fired in Sunbury Monday afternoon and police there are investigating.  According to the Daily Item, police say the reports of the gunshots happened around 1:40 p.m. Monday on North 8th and Packer streets, and officers investigated, finding that there had been a prior shooting along Memorial Drive, which was added…more »

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BACKYARD BROADCASTING LOCAL NEWS JUNE 4, 2024

MONTGOMERY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING FUNDS A woman from Montgomery who served as the business director of a non-profit food pantry is facing felony theft charges after allegedly stealing over 40 thousand dollars from the organization.  According to the Sun Gazette, the treasurer of Footprints of Montgomery food Pantry reported irregularities in the bank account…more »

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